Board of Directors

An elected Board of Directors coordinates all Prabasi actvities. The present board members of Prabasi are listed below.



President: Subrata Saha (subrata_2013 [at]

Treasurer: Sudipto Mukhopadhyay (sudipto674 [at]

Sucheta Banerjee (sucheta.banerjee [at]

Sanjoy Haldar (shaldar11 [at]

Samita Sen (samita.sen [at]

Swapan Ghosh (swapan.ghosh [at]

Ravi Kulshi (kulshi [at]
Internet Coordinator:
Anupam Bagchi (anupam_bagchi [at]

Shankha Editor:
Sunil Ghose (skghose [at]

Board Of Directors: Bay Area Prabasi has eleven Board of Directors who are elected by the Members through an election Process. The elected Board of Directors serve the Board for three years. No election is held if the number of candidates are less than the

number of vacancies, also known as "No Contest Elections". Elections are held if there are vacancies. The term begins on July 1st of every year. There are three officers: Chairman, General Secretary and the Treasurer. If you are interested to become a Board Member, please check out the

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rules and fill in the
Board Member Nomination form.

Interim Director or Nominated Director: In case the Board does not have enough candidates to fill in positions during the election day, then the Board can nominate a suitable candidate to fill in that position for one year only. If the candidate wishes to continue or serve for the full three years term then he or she needs to stand for election.

Chairman: The Chairman is elected by the Board and has to be a member of the Board of Director. The General Members do NOT elect the Chairman. General Members can only elect Directors. The term for the Chairman is for two years starting July 1st or when the previous Chairman's term ends. The Chairman can serve the board for a maximum of two terms in his or her life.

Treasurer: The Board elects treasurer for two years. Treasurer has to be a member of the Board.

General Secretary: The Board also elects Secretary for two years. Secretary has to be a member of the Board.

The full rules and regulations that govern the Prabasi Board, may be found in the By-laws of Prabasi.

Board of Trustees: We are announcing the election of eleven Trustee Board from the beginning of 2017.  Election form  including qualification with deadlines is posted now. Please download the form and then either fax it or send it by mail to the address at the bottom of this page.