2021 Annual General Meeting

Join us to celebrate the achievements you made possible!

It's been quite an eye opening year! The past year brought many challenges but it also brought many successes, all thanks to your generosity. 

Seva’s 2021 AGM will be held in-person in Vancouver and virtually through Zoom. 

As we get closer to the date, we will update you with the night's details. If you already receive emails from us, you are all set, however, if you don't currently get Seva emails be sure to sign up at https://bit.ly/SevaEmails 


Date: Friday, November 5, 2021
Time: 7pm PST
BMO Great Hall, VanDusen Botanical Garden
5151 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6M 4H1

RSVP: Space is limited so please RSVP here

COVID Safety Protocol: 
All guests will be required to show their vaccine passport and ID. Guests will also be required to wear a mask during the event.

Free parking is available, entrance is off 37th Avenue, just west of Oak Street 
Light refreshments will be served


Zoom AGM 2021 Details

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Meeting ID: 813 9695 1331

Passcode: 960956

Please note: Everyone is welcome to attend the AGM, however; to be considered a member of Seva Canada Society and eligible to vote at our AGM, a person must have donated a minimum of $20 between November 7, 2020 and November 1, 2021. Any member may be nominated to the Board of Directors by submitting a letter signed by a nominator and a seconder; both of whom must be members in good standing of Seva Canada Society. Letters can be sent to the Seva Canada office to the attention of the Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee.  


Thulasiraj Ravilla, (Thulsi) Director of Operations, Aravind Eye Care System and Executive Director of the Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology

Thulasiraj Ravilla headshot

Thulasiraj joined the Aravind Eye Care System in 1981 to lead the administration as a member of its start-up management team. Aravind Eye Care System currently manages over 4.5 million outpatient visits and performs over half a million surgeries and other eye care interventions annually. Over half of these patients receive care either free or at steeply subsidized rates, through Aravind’s innovative financing model. In 1992, Thulsi co-founded the Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology which has mentored over 360 hospitals in India and provided management training to over 2,600 eye  care professionals from across the globe. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Madras Christian College and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management.

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Photos from this event

  • Thulasiraj Ravilla headshot