Strong guidance starts here.
With a diverse Board of Directors, CIES is guided by a talented group of members from the community.
TREASURER / SECRETARY
A. Ray Kristinson
Kuldip Thind has been involved with CIES since its inception. Over the years, Kuldip has served the organization in different capacities: originally a founding member in 1988, she then became the Office Manager at CIES from 1989 until 2002. Kuldip holds a Masters of Arts in Political Science from Punjabi University, India. Kuldip now works as an Insurance advisor with Great Way Financial Inc.
Gita Boyd has been a friend of CIES since its inception. Gita holds a BA in Sociology from Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, and is a Registered Immigration Consultant. In Calgary, Gita has taught ESL classes and citizenship education classes, been involved in numerous non-profit organizations, and has contributed countless volunteer hours to make Canada a better place to live before setting up her immigration consulting office in January 1993. With her busy immigration practice, she still volunteers her time and expertise to non-profit and immigrant serving organizations. In 2002, Gita was awarded the Governor General Golden Jubilee medal, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Queen, for her outstanding community service. Gita hopes to be of service to the Board in fulfilling its mandate.