Board of Directors

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Mr Foysol Choudhury MBE

Mr Foysol Choudhury MBE

Chair

Chair of ELREC. Businessman and community activist, involved in various organisations. One of the founding member of Edinburgh Mela.

Mr Shami Khan DL

Mr Shami Khan DL

Vice Chair & Convenor - Personnel and Policy Subcommittee

Vice-Chair of ELREC and Chair of Edinburgh Mela. Ex Councillor of the City of Edinburgh Council.

Mr Rajnish Singh

Mr Rajnish Singh

Company Secretary

ELREC Company Secretary. IT Project Manager by profession. Involved with other organisations such as Scottish Indian Arts Forum, Mela, Edinburgh Hindu Mandir and Edinburgh Diwali.

Cllr Carl John

Cllr Carl John

Treasurer

Treasurer of ELREC. Councillor for the West Lothian Council. Involved as a Board member of different charitable organisations, both in Scotland and Africa.

Mrs Irina Lazarenko

Mrs Irina Lazarenko

Convenor - Finance and General Purposes Subcommittee

ELREC board member, Convenor of Finance and General Purpose Subcommittee. Willing to serve the community with experience and knowledge.

Ms Melanie Vanita Maria Beaumont

Ms Melanie Vanita Maria Beaumont

Convenor - Membership Subcommittee

ELREC Board Member, Convenor of the Membership Panel. Also President of SITA and a Spanish interpreter and translator since 1998.

Mr Mohammed Amjad Chaudhry

Mr Mohammed Amjad Chaudhry

Convenor - Education Subcommittee

ELREC Board member and Convener of the Education Subcommittee. Office bearer in other organisations including Edinburgh Mela and the Pakistan Society Advice and Information Services.

Mrs Azra Sharif-Qayyum

Mrs Azra Sharif-Qayyum

Convenor - Volunteer Subcommittee

ELREC Board member, Convenor of the Volunteer Subcommittee. Involved in the Board of other organisations. Skills in funding, mediation, governance and others.

Mr Ijaz Nazir

Mr Ijaz Nazir

Board Member

ELREC Board member and businessman. Actively Involved in the community and in other organisations. Board member of Edinburgh Mela.