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Past Chairs

Sumeeta Kohli

Past Chair
2019 – 2022

Sumeeta Kohli was Chairperson from 2019 – 2022. In her time as Chairperson, Sumeeta was proud to serve the community via cultural programming, workshops and engagement for seniors, children and families. In her time she was instrumental in the transformation of Panorama India from an events driven organization to a digital brand that now has the ability to engage , educated and celebrate the culture of India globally. During her time, Panorama India delivered a digital live streamed celebration through the pandemic which appeared on 27+ TV/Media channels. In 2021, with the support of the board and our volunteers, Sumeeta led the organization to its first of its kind and historical India Day Drive Thru celebration. The event was first of its kind and had over attended drive thru a celebration of India’s culture and heritage. The event was also live streamed on 35+ TV channels. In ensuring the organization despite a very difficult pandemic brought together the community of all ages through details several art and cultural activities.

Sumeeta has over 20 years’ experience in strategy, marketing and events management spanning across several industries. She has worked in companies such as Ingram Micro, Rogers Communications, BlackBerry and several others. For the last 15+ years Sumeeta has owned and managed her independent consulting company named Glocal Marketing. Sumeeta continues to work with several nonprofit organizations in the community. In addition Sumeeta serves as a Director to the Board of Governance for the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation also known as Destination Ontario. Sumeeta also serves as a Director on the Peel Police Services Board.

Sumeeta continues to work hard in the community to make an impact in relation to diversity and inclusion.

Anu Srivastava

Past President/Chair 2014-2019

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Jibanjit Tripathi

Past President/Chair 2012-2014

Ajit Khanna

Past President/Chair 2009-2012

Shylee Someshwar

Past President/Chair 2008-2009

Ragu Nayak

Past President/Chair 2006-2008

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Ranju Bakshi Advani

Past President/Chair 2006-2008

Mehru Chothia

Past President/Chair 2005-2006

Ratna Viswanadha

Past President/Chair 2005-2006

Prem Mann

Past President/Chair 2004-2005

Chitra Sunder

Past President/Chair 2004-2005

Manmohan Singh

Past President/Chair 2003-2004

Sharada Bhat

Past President/Chair 2003-2004

Bhaggat Taggar

Past President/Chair 2002-2003

N.R. Subramanium

Past President/Chair 2002-2003

Surinder Sharma

Past President/Chair 2001-2002

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Madhu Tahiliani

Past President/Chair 2001-2002

Late Veena Kumar

Past President/Chair 2000-2001

Capt. Selby

Past President/Chair 1999-2000