Chairperson / Trustee
Roshni Chadha is a well known professional business woman of Auckland. She has dedicated her life for helping victims of domestic violence through her relentless support and charitable work. She is working for RAA from the very beginning of its inception. Roshni Chadha over sees the smooth operation of the organisation and provides even financial assistance whenever it is required. Roshni Chadha is also the trustee for RAA. She has been functioning in both the roles with efficiency and integrity.
CEO /OPERATIONAL MANAGER
Roopa Suchdev QSM is the driving force behind RAA. The organisation’s existence and success were brought by her diligent, tireless and dedicated social work from 1996. RAA is anonymous without Roopa Suchdev QSM. She had been working for more than 20 years with the victims of family harm and abuse within the South Asian Community Her incredible and indomitable spirit has taken RAA to a well-known dependable, trusted, effective and efficient organization for not only stopping domestic violence in numerous families but also creating awareness and educating the South Asian Community to fight against every type of domestic violence. Since the time of its establishment, RAA has been significantly and continuously changing lives for many and has been successfully bringing transformation in the attitude amongst the ignorant people in this particular community. Today RAA is a symbol of dignity in human living, focusing on its every aspect of activities Roopa’s strength of mind and her passion for dignity. Roopa Suchdev QSM did not restrict herself for only one specific cause but has gone beyond the horizon and boundary to provide unique learning experiences for the children in her weekend school. As an educator par excellence, she thoughtfully imparts Indian cultural values to the young minds to make them better citizens for a better New Zealand. Her tireless striving to serve mankind has even made her create a platform for today’s young graduates searching for jobs through her workshops. Her active involvement in organising National and cultural festivals has brought smiles and happiness to many hearts lost in the loneliness of their existence in our busy society. Roopa Suchdev’s contribution cannot be summed in few lines. She has a larger than life image and describing her in few lines is only an attempt to provide a glimpse of her truthful existence as a versatile humanitarian activist.
Board Of trustees