Saravana Suthanthira

Candidate for the post of VP Admin

வணக்கம். என் பெயர் சரவண “சுதந்திரா” - a proud Tamilian, a transportation professional by training, and a government employee directly serving the public for over 20 years.

Contribution to BATM

  • Associated with BATM from 2014 as lifetime member to give back to the Tamil community.

  • Leading impactful BATM College Planning program last five years working with all five ECs, following “செய்வன திருந்தச்செய்” mantra.

  • Instrumental in key programs for grand success of 2015 FeTNA Convention in San Jose:

        • Led Fundraising Committee

        • Organized and facilitated College Alumni Association Meet

        • Coordinated Vizha Malar graphics

Contribution to Tamil Community

  • Teaching in Tamil school – 3 years

  • TEAM coordinator – completed 4 projects in village schools. Visiting school to motivate regularly

  • Professional knowledge sharing and motivational talks to college/university students during every India visit

  • Local Senior support

My Vision

More meaningful involvement in BATM to support the Tamil community to develop/further initiatives:

  • BATM for Next Generation

  • Senior Support

  • Tamil Community/Cultural Center (TCC) for

        • On-going support activities for youth &seniors

        • Cultural programs

        • Support in disaster times

  • Expand BATM Community

My Commitment if selected as VP-Admin

  • Focus on community benefit with collaborative work

  • Strategic Fundraising leveraging Silicon Valley large establishments to support my vision