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The World Sikh Council-American Region elects new Governing Board

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    The World Sikh Council-American Region elects new Governing Board

    Pakistan Christian Post

    Columbus, Ohio: May 12, (PCP) The World Sikh Council - America Region (WSC-AR) has completed its election process and the following Sikh Americans have been appointed to its Regional Committee (governing board) for 2010:

    1. Satpal Singh, Buffalo, NY, Chairperson

    2. Amarjit Kaur, Chicago, IL, Vice-Chairperson

    3. Tarunjit Singh, Columbus, OH, Treasurer

    4. Manohar Singh, Fairlee, VT, Member at Large

    5. Manmohan Singh, Plano, TX, Secretary General

    6. Amanjot Singh, Ceres, CA

    7. Amrik Singh, Stockton, CA

    8. Gurbax Kaur, Freemont, CA

    9 Jaswinder Pal Singh, Riverside, IL

    10. Kirpal Singh, Painted Post, NY

    11. Manbir Singh, Delano, CA

    12. Rajvir Kaur, Phillipsburg, NJ

    13. Ravinder Singh, Columbus, OH

    14. Surinderpal Singh, Chicago, IL

    15. Sutinder Singh, Princeton, NJ

    16. Yashpal Singh, Bensalem, PA

    The Regional Committee is the governing body of WSC-AR. All sixteen members of the Regional Committee are elected by member organizations through a national nomination process. Committee members are elected for three-year terms. One-third of the committee members are replaced every year.

    For 2010, five retiring members on the Regional Committee are replaced for the term 2010-2012. The WSC-AR election procedure is a consensus building process in which canvassing for candidates is strongly discouraged.

    The World Sikh Council - America Region (WSC-AR) is a representative and elected body of Sikh Gurdwaras and institutions in the United States. Its members include 45 Gurdwaras (Sikh places of worship) and other Sikh institutions, across the nation. WSC-AR works to promote Sikh interests at the national and international level focusing on issues of advocacy, education, and well-being of humankind.

    Member Gurdwaras of WSC-AR:

    1. Pacific Coast Khalsa Diwan Society, Stockton, CA

    2. Gurdwara Sahib Fremont, Fremont, CA

    3. Guru Nanak Sikh Mission, Livingston, CA

    4. Sikh Gurdwara of LA, North Hollywood, CA

    5. Sikh Gurdwara Riverside, Riverside, CA

    6. Colorado Singh Sabha, Denver, CO

    7. Guru Singh Sabha of Augusta, Augusta, GA

    8. Sikh Study Circle of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

    9. Sikh Religious Society of Chicago, Palatine, IL

    10. Sikh Society of South, New Orleans, LA

    11. New England Sikh Study Circle, Boston, MA

    12. Singh Sabha of Michigan, Canton, MI

    13. Sikh Gurdwara of Michigan, Rochester Hills, MI

    14. Sikh Society of Michigan, Madison Heights, MI

    15. Guru Nanak Foundation of Jackson, MS

    16. Sikh Gurdwara of North Carolina, Durham, NC

    17. Sikh Sabha of Upper Valley, Hanover, NH

    18. Garden State Sikh Association, Bridgewater, NJ

    19. Guru Nanak Sikh Society of Delaware Valley, Sewell, NJ

    20. Siri Guru Singh Sabha, Glenrock, NJ

    21. Sikh Sabha of New Jersey, Lawrenceville, NJ

    22. Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh, Las Vegas, NV

    23. Sikh Cultural Society Inc., Richmond Hills, NY

    24. Sikh Cultural & Edu. Society of Western NY, Buffalo, NY

    25. Sikh Religious Society of Dayton, Dayton, OH

    26. Guru Nanak Found. of Greater Cleveland, Richfield, OH

    27. Guru Gobind Singh Sikh Society, Bedford, OH

    28. Guru Nanak Religious Soc. of Central Ohio, Columbus, OH

    29. Sikh Sadh Sangat, Easton, PA

    30. Philadelphia Sikh Society, Millbourne, PA

    31. Tristate Sikh Cultural Society, Monroeville, PA

    32. Mid South Sikh Sabha, Memphis, TN

    33. Sikh Center of Gulf Coast, Houston, TX

    34. Siri Guru Singh Sabha, Richardson, TX

    35. Sikh Gurdwara of North Texas, Garland, TX

    36. Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Fairfax, VA

    37. Sikh Association of Central Virginia, VA

    38. Sikh Religious Society of Wisconsin, Brookfield, WI

    Other Sikh Institution Members of WSC-AR:

    1. Siri Guru Granth Sahib Found., Anaheim, CA

    2. Sikhs Serving America, Topeka, KS

    3. Sikh Youth Federation of North America, White Plains, NY

    4. Sikh Heritage Foundation, Long Island, NY

    5. Sikh Educational & Religious Foundation, Dublin, OH

    6. Sikh Youth Federation of USA, Toledo, OH

    7. Academy of Guru Granth Studies, Arlington, TX
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