United States of America
The primary aim of SJICC, USA is to provide a tax-effective way for residents and taxpayers of the USA to make donations to fund grant applications submitted by charities in India that meet our goals. Our current focus is to fund St. Jude India ChildCare Centers in Mumbai, but we have the flexibility to support allied charities in India that have adopted a model similar to that of St. Judes www.stjudechildusa.org.
CHARLIE HILSABECK, Treasurer, Board Member
For the past ten years, Charlie has served as a volunteer for a variety of non-profits serving the needs of children both in the US and abroad. A financial officer with the regional US subcontracting construction firm of Kenyon Companies, Inc. Charlie is a certified public accountant licensed in the state of AZ and is a member of the AZ State Society of CPAs. After graduating from Tulane University's A.B. Freeman School of Business, he worked with the Big Four firm of Ernst and Young, LLP in their healthcare audit practice.
Anupama Dani, Board Member
Anupama Works towards finding donor support for SJICC in the Bay Area in California. She has looked after a cancer patient. She grew up in Mumbai, and has lived and worked in several other countries, mainly helping to raise funds for charitable causes. She now lives in the US.
Jai has been instrumental for liaison between SJICC USA and St. Jude India. He guides the organisation in its legal matters. He is a partner at Desai & Diwanji, one of the oldest and most reputed service law firms in India.
Nishad Somalwar, Board Member, Chairman
Nishad is actively involved in fundraising/ awareness building for SJICC and is also a volunteer/organizer of bone marrow donor registration drives in the United States. He is the relationship manager with a leading IT services company, backed up by over 15 years of experience in the technology sector. Nishad lives in Santa Clara, California with his family.