Seva Canada's 2018 Annual General Meeting

Please join us to celebrate what you, as part of the Seva family, have accomplished over the past year

Date: November 16th, 2018 
Time: 7:00pm
BMO Great Hall,
VanDusen Botanical Garden
5251 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC

Space is limited. Please RSVP at 604-713-6622 or

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 Annual General Meeting a person must have donated $20 between November 17, 2017 and October 16, 2018.

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 the Seva Canada Society. Letters can be sent to the Seva Canada office to the attention of the Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee.

Joining us will be some inspiring people from Seva's office in Cambodia and our partner program in the Tibetan Areas of China.

  • Ratana Vann

    Seva Cambodia, Battambang, Cambodia

    “When I see a patient have their eye patch removed after surgery and they can see again, the patient is very happy…and I am also very happy.” – Ratana

    Over the past 15 years, Ratana Vann, Seva Cambodia’s Program Director, has provided strong leadership establishing and steadily expanding eye care services in 5 provinces. He oversees all aspects of the eye care program including finances, outreach coordination, eye care personnel training, and monitoring and evaluation.

  • Dr. Barang Touk

    Banteay Meanchey Eye Unit, Mogkol Borei, Cambodia

    Dr. Barang Touk has devoted the past 20 years to providing ophthalmologic care to Cambodians in need. As the Deputy Director of the Mongkol Borei Provincial Hospital in Banteay Meanchey Province, and Head of the Seva Canada supported Banteay Meanchey Eye Unit, Dr. Barang manages all the Eye Unit activities on top of his busy clinical and surgical practice.

  • Nyima Yongsam

    Kham Eye Centre, Dartsedo, Sichuan, China

    Nyima Yongsam is the Outreach Coordinator for the Kham Eye Centre. She spends most of her time between March and October travelling hundreds of kilometres on poorly developed and maintained roads with the Kham Eye Care team to provide medical treatment and surgery to those living on ‘the roof of the world.’ Nyima provides the passion and energy needed to bring eye care to those who need it most.

  • Dr. Zhenghong

    Kham Eye Centre, Dartsedo, Sichuan, China

    Dr. Zhenghong, an ophthalmologist and Director of the Kham Eye Centre, provides high-quality eye care throughout the Ganzi Prefecture and surrounding areas. She has led the Kham Eye Centre in becoming a clinical and surgical training centre for ophthalmologists, mid-level ophthalmic personnel and outreach programs. Thanks to her work, several sustainable eye care programs that will serve communities now and into the future, have been established.