Executive Committee

Executive Committee


President: Ashish Nagarkar
President@mahamandalchicago.org, karyakarini@mahamandalchicago.org

  • Living in Chicago land for over 11 years
  • Actively involved in Chicago Maharashtra Mandal events and other social events since 2011
  • Worked in Media & Marketing team for BMM 2011
  • Treasurer for MMC in 2013
  • Rachana Co-Editor for 2015
  • Vice-President for MMC in 2017
  • Looking forward to bring community together with excellent programs throughout the year and make community aware about healthy lifestyle



Vice President: Sameer Sawant
karyakarini@mahamandalchicago.org

  • Chicagoland resident since 2001
  • Actively involved in MMC since 2006
  • Part of BMM 2011 Marketing Team
  • Sports committee team member for MMC 2014
  • Treasurer for MMC 2015
  • Enjoy bringing the community together during festive occasions that stitches the fabric of tradition, custom and culture



Vice President: Vaishali Raje
karyakarini@mahamandalchicago.org

  • Chicago resident for over 11 yrs
  • BMM 2011 Volunteer for kids committee
  • MMC Secretary 2014
  • Interested in Community activities and sustain Marathi traditions



Treasurer: Sandeep Bag
treasurer@mahamandalchicago.org

  • Chicago area resident for last 24 years
  • Secretary for MMC 2006
  • BMM 2011 Chicago Registration committee chair
  • Looking forward to working with you all in bringing together Chicago area Marathi community with exciting and entertaining programs in 2018



Secretary: Varsha Visal
karyakarini@mahamandalchicago.org

  • Resident Chicago suburbs for last 19 years
  • Served as a MMC committee member 2017
  • Looking forward to a fun filled MMC year ahead with lots of entertaining & quality programs


Advisor: Niteen Joshi

BMM Secretary: Vidya Joshi

Chicago Marathi Shala coordinator: Vidya Joshi

Extended Committee: Amit Rogye,Amol Patil,Anand Dighe,Anupama Bhat,Archana Shripal,Bharati Velankar,Chinmay Dhavale,Dhananjay Kale,Harshada Sawant,Juilee Walimbe,Kalpana Nekalikar (Rachana assistant),Kavita Mundle,Madhuri Gadre,Mandar Pitre,Mangala Gadkari,Milind Velankar,Netaji Nikam,Nilesh Joshi,Nilesh Malpekar,Pradnya Joglekar,Radha Godambe,Rahul Thatte,Ratnangi Malpekar,Roopali Dighe,Sampada Thatte,Shruti Rogye,Suresh Pandav,Tanuja Potdar,Tina Kande,Vedashree Kadam

Films Division: Pankaj Akolkar

HR / PR / Social Media: Ulka Nagarkar

Kids representative and activist: Anusha Thatte,Meehika Joshi

Rachana Editor: Prasanna Joglekar

Senior Citizen representative: Rekha Deodhar

The Board of Trustees: Ravindra Joshi,Sandeep Gadgil,Sucheta Akolkar

Youth representative: Monica Patankar