Tanraj S. Sohal, Ambassador

Tanraj S. Sohal, Ambassador

Coordinator, Eye Clinics

Tanraj is in his final year in the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. He has been volunteering with Canadian Eyesight Global from a young age. He has helped tremendously in organizing meetings and volunteering at numerous eye camps over the past several years. He has shown to be a vital part of the organization, and is a brand ambassador for Canadian Eyesight Global. Tanraj is also a professional chess player and chess coach. He has been playing chess since he was 6 years old, and has represented Team Canada at many international tournaments. He has won the Canadian Chess Challenge Championship 9 times for his age, which is a National record, and is currently the best chess player in BC regardless of age. Tanraj has extensively travelled across the world, and it is a huge honour to have him as part of this organization.

Darshan S Mann, PHF.

Darshan S Mann, PHF.

Born in 1941 in Chaukiman, Ludhiana. Migrated 1952 to Vancouver, and attended John Oliver High School. In 1966, Darshan joined BC Hydro as transit operator, until his retirement as a Transit Supervisor in 2002. In 1996, he joined the Rotary Club of Burnaby-Hastings with Mr Jubbal’s guidance, and held several positions within. Darshan has earned a PAUL HARRIS fellowship. In 2003, Darshan became a realtor consultant. The following year, he chartered the Burnaby Edmonds Lions International Club.

In 2018, he was recognized and given a George Doering Service Award by the Legislative of British Columbia and the Parliament of Canada for his extraordinary contribution to the community. Darshan has been a dedicated volunteer for more than 10 years supporting and helping Free Eye Health Clinics in British Columbia organized by Canadian Eyesight Global. He is now a caregiver.

Amarjit Singh Sidhu, B.E (Electrical), Chairman

Amarjit Singh Sidhu, B.E (Electrical), Chairman

B.E. (Electrical Engineering) Mysore University, India. He has worked for one year with the Punjab State Electricity Board in India. In 1980, Amarjit immigrated to Canada, and the following year started working at BC Hydro in the Protection and Control department. At present he is leading a team of 10 distribution design specialists in the BC Hydro distribution department. He is helping as a dedicated volunteer for more than 10 years with Canadian Eyesight Global in organizing and fully supporting the Free Eye Health Clinics in British Columbia.