Seva Thrift Store Society officially launched in November 2017
-Our vision is to pay it forward through community giving
- Our mission is to inspire giving and promote community cohesion by offering gently used, affordable, diverse goods.
- Our values guide us in all that we do
S- Service and sustainability
E- Empowerment and equity
V- Volunteerism and Vitality of community
A- Altruism and Appreciation
MEET OUR BOARD
Kiran Malli, President
Kiran Malli is an advocate for diversity and inclusion and has been involved in the non-profit sector since 1990 in both a professional and volunteer capacity. She has been involved with Seva Thrift Store since its inception in 2016 and is currently the president of the Seva Thrift Society Board of Directors.
Inderjit Randhawa, Vice President
Inder Randhawa has volunteered at Seva Thrift for the past 3 years as one of the Managers and sits on the Board of Directors as Vice President. She is passionate about reducing, reusing and recycling and creating a sustainable environment for future generations and as well as giving back to our community
Parbinder Narman, Treasurer
Parbinder Narman is a Chartered Professional Accountant and currently the Treasurer of Seva Thrift Store Society. I started volunteering with Seva for all of the ordinary reasons such giving back to the community. I did not expect I would get so much back in return from Seva. The sense of fulfillment and working with the amazing board members has become a truly wonderful experience.
Kuldeep Mann, Secretary
Kuldeep Mann has been living in Surrey for the past 25 years. She has a passion to create change and give back to her community. She has been an active community volunteer with various organizations since the year 2000 and has been with Seva since 2016, serving on the Board as Secretary. Seva has given Kuldeep an opportunity to meet like-minded, motivated, positive people who share similar values as herself.
Raj Arneja, Member at Large
Raj Arneja is the Director of Corporate Engagement & Philanthropy at Nanak Foods. Raj works hard at building relationships within the community through her work at Nanak Foods. She also directs the company's philanthropy including strategy, programming and partnership development, and day-to- day operation of all corporate contributions. Raj is a Board of Director and is one of the part-time volunteer managers.
Pooja Sidhu, Member at Large
Pooja Sidhu is a qualified Early Childhood Educator and also an Education Assistant, with Delta School District. Prior to arriving in Canada,she was living in the Kingdom of Bahrain, where she worked as a flight attendant with Gulf Air,where her work gave her the privilege to visit several continents and gaining in-depth knowledge about their culture, people and life styles.
She has been with Seva Thrift Store since 2016 and is a member at large,of The Seva Thrift Society Board of Director
Anita Lal, Member at Large
Anita Lal has been active in the non-profit sector since 2013 and is passionate about creating healthy communities through effective programming and outreach. She is the Community Relations Specialist at Windmill Microlending. She also consults with a number of local non-profits on building capacity, creating sustainability and fund development, is the Business Development Manager at Royal Academy of Bhangra and serves on the Advisory Board for the South Asian Studies Institute at The University of the Fraser Valley. Anita has a very diverse set of business and networking skills that come from 12 years of high level management in International Direct Marketing before switching to the non-profit sector.
Gail Bains, Member at Large