September 21, 2020
Surrey, B.C. – The South Asian Business Association (SABA) unanimously selected a new executive committee that is focused on ensuring businesses owned by South Asian entrepreneurs are supported through this difficult economic period as a result of COVID-19.
The five-member executive committee will be led by incoming President, Jatinder Sandhar, a founding member of SABA, and well-respected investor with significant experience working with large publicly traded corporations.
As one of the first acts of this new executive, SABA will be launching a British Columbia wide survey to gauge the issues and needs of South Asian owned businesses, which will then be
presented to elected officials as areas requiring their focus.
“The South Asian Business Association was founded to elevate the voices of South Asian businesses as they face unique challenges. As countless small businesses and all those employed by them face tremendous risk, our association will ensure that the barriers that hold these businesses back are eliminated so that our community and our country come back stronger post COVID-19.” Said Jatinder Sandhar, President, South Asian Business Association.
Past President, Ken Dhillon congratulated the new executive on their positions and the entire Board of Directors that have committed significant time and energy in voluntarily supporting this association and all of its work over the years. “This association and more importantly the people that make up SABA personify the goodwill, generosity, and graciousness that represents the best British Columbia has to offer. I have no doubt they will continue to make great progress in strengthen SABA, the community and our economy for years to come”.
The following members were also selected to join the 2020-21 executive committee:
President: Jatinder (JT) Sandhar
CO VP: Balwinder Chahal
CO VP: Kuldeep Gill
Treasurer: MS Dhaliwal
Secretary: Vishu Dhiri
Membership Chair: Jagdeep Gill
Communications Chair: Simrath Grewal
Spokesperson: Puneet Sandhar