My Himachal, the global Himachali organisation formed for state betterment in 2006 has announced its new office bearerâ€™s team today.
Mr. Avnish Katoch who hails from Baijnath, Kangra has been elected the new President. Mr. Katoch the brainchild behind the move and co-founder of this non-profit organization is currently an IT consultant in Harrisburg (USA).
Dr. Meena Pathania, a Dental Surgeon from Dharamshala currently based in California has been elected the Vice President.
Dr. Des Kashyap, a Microbiologist from Kullu who is currently a research scientist at University of North Carolina, has been elected General Secretary.
Mr. Sumant Sood, a research engineer in semiconductor field based in Vermont, US and originally from Una has been elected as Joint Secretary while Mr. Anil Chandel an entrepreneur and IT expert from Bilaspur was elected as Treasurer.
Dr. Sudarshan Kumar Vatsyayan a young research scientist from Ghumarwin in Bilaspur district has been elected Vice President, India Chapter. Dr. Vatsyayan has made state proud recently when he bagged the prestigious first Safran and French Embassy Award, 2007. Currently he is Assistant Professor with IIT, Powaiâ€™s Department of Aerospace Engineering.
The advisory board consists of Mr. Payson Stevens, artist, best selling author, a trained earth scientist, with past experience with NASA and formerly the founder of science companies, Mr. Sanjeeva Pandey IFS, Mr. Navin Katoch of Himachal Culture Association in Canada and Dr. Bhugol Chandel the outgoing President of My Himachal.