The YJA Board of Trustees (BOT) is comprised of four individuals, generally YJA Board Alumni or adult leaders in the Jain community, who serve two-year terms. BOT members offer invaluable guidance, support, and expertise to the current board, and we thank them for giving back to the YJA community!

You can reach the current YJA Board of Trustees by email at [email protected].

Current Trustees

Dipak Doshi

2019 - 2021

CEO, Protocol Link, Inc.
Long Grove, IL
Former Chair of JAINA LRP Committee
JAINA Treasurer
Former JSMC Chairman of Board of Trustees

Seema Jain

2019 - 2021

Sr. Director, Multicultural Affairs at Marriott International
Long Grove, IL
Co-Founder of YJA, Co-Chair (1993-1994)

Mansi H. Shah

2020 - 2022

Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend
Menlo Park, CA
Director of Public Relations (2000-2001)
Director of Publications (2001-2002)

Monica Shah

2020 - 2022

Executive, Department of Defense
Washington, DC
YJA Director/Convention Programming (1999-2000)
JSMW Joint Secretary (2014-2016); Youth Advisor (2019-2020); Director of Education (2016-2018, 2021)

Past Trustees

2019 - 2020

  • Dipak Doshi
  • Seema Jain
  • Naishadh Shah
  • Chintan Shah

2018 - 2019

  • Naishadh Shah
  • Chintan Shah
  • Sonia Ghelani
  • Aakash Shah

2017 - 2018

  • Sonia Ghelani
  • Aakash Shah
  • Mansi H. Shah
  • Naman Jain

2016 - 2017

  • Mansi H. Shah
  • Naman Jain
  • Prem Jain
  • Shardule Shah

2015 - 2016

  • Mitesh Shah
  • Parag Parekh
  • Prem Jain
  • Shardule Shah

2014 - 2015

  • Mitesh Shah
  • Parag Parekh
  • Shardule Shah


2013 - 2014

  • Manoj Jain
  • Mitesh Shah
  • Seema Jain
  • Shardule Shah

2012 - 2013

  • Lata Champsee
  • Mitesh Shah
  • Manoj Jain
  • Suchita Shah

2011 - 2012

  • Lata Champsee
  • Nirav Shah
  • Seema Jain
  • Yogendra Jain

2010 - 2011

  • Manoj Jain
  • Nirav Shah
  • Seema Jain
  • Suchita Shah

2009 - 2010

  • Lata Champsee
  • Nirav Shah
  • Pavan Zaveri
  • Sulekh Jain

2008 - 2009

  • Pavan Zaveri
  • Prem Jain
  • Sushil Jain