Advisory, Cabinet & Committees

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Thank you to the Advisory Council, Cabinet & Committee members for volunteering your time and expertise to make this gala so memorable.

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council is a group of community leaders and professionals who volunteer their time in order to assist the cabinet and committee during the planning process of A Night of Miracles. Their primary focus is to raise funds for the event and to provide expertise when needed to specific tasks related to the gala.

2017 A Night of Miracles Gala Advisory Council:
Bob Rai, Chair
Manjot Hallen, Vice-Chair
Robin Dhir, Past Chair

Arvinder Bubber, Chancellor of Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Cindy Bains
Jodh Dhaliwal, Vancity Credit Union
Paul Arora, Gagan Foods
Ratana Stephens, Nature's Path Foods
Tim Manning, RBC
Tony Singh, Fruiticana
Vikram Vij, Vij's Restaurant
Wally Oppal, Boughton Law
Will Westeringh, Fasken Martineau


The Cabinet and Committee are comprised of a keen group of professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to ensure A Night of Miracles surpasses its fundraising goal every year. Key responsibilities of the Cabinet are to raise funds through corporate sponsorship and gifts, as well as to increase the awareness of the event within the South-Asian community.

2017 A Night of Miracles Cabinet:

Bob Rai, Chair, Vanc Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Manjot Hallen, Warnett Hallen LLP
Robin Dhir, Founding Chair, Twin Brook Developments Ltd. & Fasken Martineau
Ally Bharmal, Fasken Martineau
Hector Bremner, Pace Group
Rupinder Chane, Chane Consulting
Sergio Custodio, Fasken Martineau
Marko Dekovic, GCT Global Container Terminals Inc.
Amaan Gangji, Lawson Lundell
Devinder Gill, RBC 
Oleg Ivanov, X10 Networks
Vik Khanna, National Education Technologies Inc.
Sukesh Kumar, KPMG
Seema Lal, Shapiro Hankinson & Knutson
Eshleen Panatch, Gowling WLG LLP
Suli Umar, London Air Services


2017 A Night of Miracles Auction Committee:

Amy Ling, Vice-Chair
Amanda Dhalla
Careena Sharma
Gurbir Johal
Lomish Bhangu
Pardeep Luddu
Priya Anand

2017 A Night of Miracles Logistics Committee:

Kulwunder Gill, Chair
Chrissy Nelson
Ishita Hayer
Neesha Hothi
Rimjhim Duggal-Stephens
Vishal Hiralal