New executives of BAASA elected in Adelaide
The new Executive Board members of Bhutanese Australian Association of South Australia (BAASA) have taken over the responsibility of the community organisations in Adelaide, South Australia.
A handing-taking ceremony was organised on Saturday (8 February) in presence of community members. The outgoing chairperson Suren Ghaley administered oath of office to the newly elected members.
Addressing the function, Ghaley thanked all community members, auspice bodies, ombudspersons, advisory committee members and apex council members for their support, solidarity and guidance during the term in office.
Speaking at the function, the new executive members expressed hope that support and solidarity from all sides is expected to make the community organisation more effective.
The election committee, comprised of Avishek Gazmere, Ichha Poudel and Ganga Adhikari, announced at the beginning of the function that the new executives were elected uncontested.
The newly elected members include Kamal Dahal as chairperson, Lal Rai as vice chairperson, Jai Narayan Bhandari as general secretary, Amber Chhetri as treasurer and Tika Katel as the public officer.
The new members would replace Suren Ghaley, Lok Safal Poudyel, Indra Adhikari, Jeevan Koirala and Sushil Niroula.