Committee

Dr Sharad Gupta
Dr Sharad Gupta – President

Environmental & OHS Manager – Omega Chemicals, Melbourne
President – Hindi Niketan
Dr Gupta represents the Hindi speaking community (Hindi Niketan) in Victoria. Hindi is currently the 3 rd largest spoken language in the world & is the Indian national language.
Dr Gupta also manages the most challenging task of community services within FIAV.
Mobile: +61 400 226 793
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Kazween Boiko
Kazween Boiko – Vice President and Co-Chairman Women’s Affairs

President – Zoroastrian Association of Victoria.
Profile: coming soon…
Mobile: +61 432 151 255
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Vernon Franklin
Vernon Franklin – Vice President

Committee Member
Profile: Coming soon…
Mobile: +61 448 679 126
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Jay Kumar
Jay Kumar – Secretary

IT Professional
Treasurer – Hindi Niketan
Jay represents the Hindi speaking community through Hindi Niketan and has been actively contributing to a number of initiatives/projects within Indian community in Victoria. Just to name a few:
1) Museum India Project – Secretary (Project) 2) Prevention of violence against women and children initiatives 3) Indian demographics report and statistics – published in 2012 & presented to Hon. Minister Matthew Guy

Coming from an IT background, Jay (along with former FIAV Secretary Subra Ramachandran) manages IT operations for FIAV.
Mobile: +61 422 474 532
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Shaji Varghese
Shaji Varghese – Treasurer

Founder President & Chairperson – Melbourne Malayalee Federation
Profile: Dr Shaji Varghese has been actively involved in community activities for last ten years in Australia. He is the founder president & Chairperson of Melbourne Malayalee Federation, the largest association representing the Malayalee community in Victoria. He is also actively involved in Catholic Church activities – teaching catechism, parish council member and building executive committee member.
Mobile: +61 401 865 790
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Supriyo Singh Sinha
Supriyo Sinha – Asst Secretary

Relationship Manager, Bank of Queensland, Melbourne
Ex-General Secretary – Bengali Association of Victoria (BAV)
Supriyo is an active member of the Australian Indian community, within both the BAV and the FIAV. He is an avid sports fan. Supriyo lives with his wife in Melbourne.

Mobile: +61 425 747 832
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Mrs Usha Gullapalli
Mrs Usha Gullapalli – Assistant Treasurer & Co-Chairperson – Women Affairs

Committee Member – Telegu Association of Australia Inc.
Mrs Usha Gullapalli represents the TAAI and the wider Telegu community. In spite of her full-time work commitment and numerous other responsibilities, Usha has managed to contribute to the FIAV.
Mobile: +61 401 100 417
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Vasan Srinivasan
Vasan Srinivasan – Public Relations, Media & Government Liaison

Consultant
Vasan’s contribution to the Victorian community is well known even across the border. He is credited with a number of major community initiatives undertaken for the benefit of the Indian Community.
Mobile: +61 412 553 371
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Sury Prakash Soni
Sury Prakash Soni – Chairman – Events & Sports Subcommittee

Member – Rajasthani Kutumb of Victoria Inc (RAJKOV)
President – Arya Pratinidhi Sabha and Arya Samaj of Melbourne Inc (APSASM)
Sury is actively involved in promoting Rajasthani culture and food through RAJKOV and promoting Vedic teachings through APSASM. Sury is young and dynamic and loves to participate in social welfare activities.
Mobile: +61 433 661 327
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