PAST EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

Deepak Kumar

President

Deepak Kumar is from Faridabad, Haryana, India. He lives with his wife and two children in Kingston, Canada since 2003. He has MBA and BS in Mechanical Engineering. Currently, he is working as Director of Marketing for New York Air Brake in Watertown, NY, USA. He has been active in ICA Kingston for 10+ years and held positions of secretary, treasurer and member-at-Large.

Charan Krishnaswamy

Vice-President

Charan Krishnaswamy is from Hyderabad, Telangana, India. He has a Masters in Business Administration and experience in Marketing. Currently, he is working as a Business Analyst in IT. He lives with his wife and daughter in Kingston. He has been very active with ICA as member-at-large from 2014-2017 and as secretary from 2017-2019.

Vidya Rao

Secretary

Vidya is from Karnataka, India. She and her husband live in Kingston since 2006. She has a PhD. in Biochemistry from Manipal University. She taught and performed research in India, USA, and Canada. Currently, she works for a Non-profit organization in Kingston. She has been an active volunteer with ICA since 2017.

Baljit Kadian

Treasurer

Baljit is from Chandigarh, India. He lives with his wife and two children since 2007 in Kingston. He owns business and has been very active with ICA since 2015.

Chandra Prakash Joshi

Member-at-Large (hon.)

Chandra Prakash is from Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), India. He lives with his wife and daughter in Kingston since 1999. He has earned Ph.D. (Physics), DABMP (USA), FCCPM (Canada). Chandra has professional experience as a Medical Physicist for 31 years. Currently, he works as a Medical Physicist (Radiation Oncology), Cancer Centre, KGH and as Asst. Professor in Oncology & Physics, Queen’s University. Chandra Joshi has been very active with ICA as President (2017-2019), secretary (2015-2017) and member-at-Large (2011-2015)

Isham Dabra

Member-at-Large

Isham is from Karnal, Haryana and in Canada from 24 years. He lives with his wife and two children. He is a Mechanical Engineer, runs his Retail Business from 14 years. Isham has been an active member of ICA since 2013. He volunteered as Vice President (2017-2019), treasurer (2015-2017) and member-at-large (2013-2015)

Dharmesh Patel

Member-at-Large

Dharmesh is from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Lives with his wife and a daughter in Kingston since 2011. He has a Bachelor’s of Civil Engineering (India). Currently, Dharmesh works as a Building estimator and also at Home Depot. He has been active with ICA in various capacities for the last four years.

Shruti Malhotra

Member-at-Large

Shruti is from Chandigarh, UT, India. She lives with her husband and two children in Kingston since 2011. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Diploma in Interior Designing. She worked in the Banking industry (2001) and as Assistant Manager in the Retail industry (5 years). Currently, she works as a Client Advisor at the Royal Bank of Canada. Shruti has been a very active contributing executive member in ICA since July 2017.

Mukesh Patel (Mike Patel)

Member-at-Large

Mukesh (Mike) is from Kadi-Mehsana Gujarat, India. He lives with his wife, three children and parents in Kingston since 2005, moved to Canada in 1998. Mukesh Patel is educated as a Computer Programmer Analyst from Centennial College, Toronto, Canada. Currently, he owns the business of Multi-Unit Subway Sandwich Restaurants in Kingston and areas. He has been active as an executive member in ICA since 2017.

Haresh Raval

Member-at-Large

Haresh is from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. He lives with his wife, son and parents in Canada for the last 10 years. He has a degree in Mechanical engineer and Management diploma. He worked as Manager for a pipe manufacturing company in India. Currently, he runs a business and operates subway restaurants. Haresh has been active with ICA as an executive member since 2017.

Elizabeth Priya Antony

Member-at-Large

Priya is from Kerala, India. She loves the City of Kingston and is home to her husband, son and herself Since 2011. She has a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai, MS from the University of Wisconsin, and Msc. in Computing from Queen’s University, Canada. Priya is currently working as an Analyst with Bombardier. She has been an active participant in the ICA events since 2014.

Kavita Bal

Member-at-Large

Kavita is from Nawanshahr, Punjab, India. She lives with her two sons in Kingston. Kavita is a Dentist (BDS 2001, Patiala, India), (DDS 2016, London, Ontario). She has a professional experience of 18 years working as a dentist. Currently, she is an Associate Dentist at Altima Dental Centre and a visiting dentist to clinics in Trenton. She has been an active participant in ICA events, member since 2016 and plays a vital role in Hindi and Dance School run by the ICA program office.

Apurva Purohit

Member-at-Large

Apurva is born in Gujarat, Spent younger years in Mumbai, India. He lives with his wife and two children in Kingston since 2003. Apurva has B.E. (Mechanical), P. Eng.(Licensed Professional Engineer). Currently, he is the Director of Sales & Marketing at Cancoil Thermal Corporation, Kingston. He has been an active participant in ICA events for many years.

Siju Simon

Member-at-Large

Siju is from Kerala, India. Lives with his family in Kingston since 2014. Prior to Canada, he lived in Scotland for 7 years. Siju has a Master’s degree in Social Work from Poona University, India and a graduate diploma in Child Care and Child Protection from Dundee University Scotland. Currently, he is working as a service manager with Family and Children’s Services. He has been associated with ICA activities since 2016.