Dear Community Members,
I am pleased to inform you that the TRICIA Board appointed ‘Nomination and Election Committee’ (NEC) has now completed the elections for the 2021 TRICIA Executive Committee and the Board. The results are as follows:
 Paul UppalPresident
 Sridhar PentyalaVice President
 Srinivas KanchaSecretary
 Subhani PattanTreasurer
 Kalpesh KathiriyaExecutive Committee
 Narashimman RenganathaExecutive Committee
 Madan BindanaExecutive Committee
 Preethi GujjuExecutive Committee
 Venkeswara Reddy ThumuExecutive Committee
TRICIA Board (January 2021- December 2023)
Ashok AdikoppulaBoard Member
Alka WadhwaBoard Member
Gurinder GarchaBoard Member
Elangovan RamanBoard Member
Congratulations to those who are elected, while we extend our great appreciation to all candidates for their dedication to TRICIA for improving our community.
On behalf of the TRICIA Board, I would like to extend our appreciation and gratitude to this year’s NEC team, including Annu Subramanian, Rasik Shah and Ashish Jain for their hard work, dedication and due diligent service.
Also, I would like to extend our appreciation to all volunteers who helped in the vote counting process.
Last but not the least, and on behalf of the TRICIA Board, I want to thank each one of you, for your overwhelming participation in the voting this year.
Ram Lalukota
Board Chair, TRICIA 2020

List of nominations received by TRICIA NEC 2020 via email by 4:00 PM on October 21, 2020.

BOD Candidates (4 Positions)

 First Name Last Name Position Date Time
 VedShravahBODOct-12-20201:31 PM
 Elangovan RamanBODOct-14-202012:43 PM
 AshokAdikoppulaBODOct-19-20202:35 PM
 Alka Wadhwa BODOct-20-202012:55 PM
 Chandra SekharBODOct-21-2020 8:08 AM
 Basavaraj BenkiBODOct-21-2020 1:01 PM
 Gurinder Garcha BODOct-21-2020 3:10 PM

President Candidates (1 Positions)

First Name Last Name Position  Date  Time
 Paul  Uppal   President   Oct-15-2020  1:02 PM
 Naga Kumar  Kalapala   President   Oct-21-2020  10:12 AM

Vice President Candidates (1 Positions)

First NameLast NamePosition Date Time
 Sridhar Pentyala Vice President Oct-18-2020 12:13 PM

Secretary Candidates (1 Positions)

 First Name Last Name Position Date Time
 SrinivasKanchaSecretaryOct-17-202011:43 PM 

Treasurer Candidates (1 Positions)

First NameLast NamePosition Date Time
Subhani PattanTreasurerOct-18-20202:56 PM

Executive Committee Candidates (6 Positions)

First NameFirst NamePosition Date Time
Venkateswara ReddyThumuECOct-15-20208:36 PM
Narashimman Renganatha ECOct-16-20203:53 PM
Madan Bindana ECOct-19-20209:26 PM
Preethi Gujju ECOct-19-202010:05 PM
Kalpesh KathiriyaECOct-21-20201:08 PM


Dear TRICIA Members
This letter is sent to you to launch the election process. Enclosed, you will find:
Please read the requirements carefully before submitting your nomination. Any nomination that does not meet the eligibility requirements as mentioned in the attached form, or is incomplete, will be rejected. Upon receiving nominations, the eligibility of all the candidates will be validated, and all qualified nominations will be posted on TRICIA website. Members will be able to get to know the candidates before they vote as all of the candidates will be sharing with you their vision, past service to TRICIA and future service ideas, or any other not-for-profit experience. Every candidate’s photo and biography will be available on TRICIA website.
As directed by TRICIA Board, this year we will be mailing ballots by postal mail to you. When you receive your ballots, please review the profiles of the candidates contesting on TRICIA website, cast your vote, and mail those ballots to Tricia NEC in the self-addressed, stamped envelope (postmarked by November 19, 2020). There will be no in-person voting this year due to the health/safety restrictions posed by Covid-19.
We would encourage you to be vigilant and report if you witness any voter fraud or irregularity in the voting process by emailing at We will need every member’s help to keep this election fair.
If you have any questions regarding nomination, the election process, eligibility, or confirmation email and so on, please direct your questions to NEC via email at
Nomination form, digital picture and write-up in PDF format can be emailed to
or Nomination form, picture and the write-up should be mailed to the following address by date specified in the attached Guidelines.
  TRICIA NEC 2020, PO BOX. 929, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Thank You,