Chicago Jain Society elected Hemant Shah as Chairman

Chicago IL: Board of Trustees of Jain Society of Metropolitan Chicago, unanimously elected their Chairman as Mr. Hemant Shah for the year 2014-1015, in the first Board meeting held on Tuesday, January 07, 2014.

Established about 40 years ago, the Jain Society of Metropolitan Chicago (JSMC) serves more than 1600 families with various religious, cultural and educational programs on 14+ acres beautiful campus with recently renovated temple and auditoriom facility in Chicago’s suburb, Bartlett.

In a brief remark, newly elected Jain Society’s Chairman Mr. Hemant Shah expressed heartfelt thanks to the Board of Trustees along with Executive Committee for bestowing their faith and confidence in his leadership. He mentioned that with enthusiasm, structured efforts, commitment, teamwork and unity; together we can raise the bar for JSMC, as a great organization for Jain community’s religious and cultural need in Chicagoland area.

With his passion and devoted community leadership, Hemant Shah has succesfully served as Membership Secretary, Vice President and Trustee of this organization. He is also serving on a executive board of North American Jain’s umbrella organisation JAINA, as a Vice-President for Mid-west region. Engineer by profession and serving in IT division of AT&T, Mr Shah is also affiliated with many other Indo-American cultural and community organisations of Chicago-land.

Last October, in general elections society elected one of the pioneers of Jain education and well-known pediatrician Dr. Mukesh Doshi and Chief Financial Officer of Raja Foods, Mr. Vasant Shah with majority as new Trustees. Former Chairman of JSMC, successful entrepreneur, and CEO of Protocol Link, Mr. Dipak Doshi; well-known among Jain community and Past President of JSMC, Mr. Atul Shah and Hemant Shah are continuing Trustees on the Board of JSMC.

The uncontested Executive Committee of JSMC for 2014-2015 consists of:
President Mr. Tejas Shah, who completed fasting of 30 days in last September; Vice-President Mr. Hitesh Shah; Secretary Mr. Vipul Shah; Treasurer Mr. Himanshu Jain; Joint Treasurer Mr. Sunil Shah; Membership Secretary Mr. Piyush Gandhi; Education Secretary Dr. Pradip Shah; Food Secretary Mr. Dilip Shah and Youth Secretary Mrs. Dimple Shah.

Members of the society, donors, volunteers and leaders of other community organizations of Chicagoland are very happy with such news. For further information please visit or call 630-837-1077.