Anu Sharma’s commitment to PCHS can only be described as a life calling.
As a 17-year old girl, Anu started her journey with the PCHS organization as a volunteer. Her unwavering commitment to her community and her unique approach to providing human services led her to formalize her path through education when she obtained her diplomas in social work in 1998.
Anu’s boundless energy led her to assume several career roles in the not-for-profit sector, the labour movement and lastly diversity and inclusion coaching. All this did not deviate her attention from following her heart and tirelessly supporting PCHS as a volunteer throughout her career.
Finally, in 2019, Anu accepted the come back home and inject all her energy, uniqueness and experience to support funding the PCHS foundation in its efforts to sustain, maintain and grow the communities she loved and supported since she was a kid.
Anu is a Domestic Violence Survivor, an avid sports fan, a super biker, and an amazing daughter and wife.
She fluently speaks Hindi, Punjabi, and English while she dabbles in Arabic, Serbian and Spanish.
Baldev Mutta has been in the field of social work for the last 45+ years. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the People-Centered Community Health Services (PCHS).
An empathetic social worker and a dependable CEO, Baldev is tenaciously working to raise awareness around the issues of Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Gender Inequality and Toxic Masculinity, predominant within the community.
He has worked for the last 28 years developing an integrated holistic model to provide accessible and culturally appropriate services to the community.
He has received many community awards for his work on equity, community development and organizational change including the recent Ally Award at the 4th Annual Pink attitude Awards Gala.
Marty Klein has been a family law lawyer, practicing throughout the GTA for over three decades.
His real passion is keeping people, parents and especially their children out of court, given the divisiveness and cost often associated with the law model.
He became involved with PCHS in 1997 by assisting families in distress, especially women who were victims of domestic violence within the South Asian community.
Throughout the years, Marty grew to appreciate and understand somewhat of the South Asian culture, which drew him closer to wanting to help the community, especially vulnerable people.
He became a member of the Board of PCHS in 1998 and took a hiatus from the Board for some years and rejoined in Spring of 2010, soon to become President for a six-year term.
Asif Kasim is a Scarborough native that has spent the last 2 decades working within the financial industry working to help clients get to a better position in life.
One of his main goals was to give back to the community by providing not only financial resources but also time and knowledge that would help others get to a better place.
While working with many charitable organizations and hosting many fundraisers, Asif has turned his energies to working with PCHS to help them further grow and diversify their offerings back to the community.
Shaan is an accomplished RSSW addiction case manager who is immersed in the PCHS community.
Growing up around an accomplished mother who is a cornerstone in the success story of PCHS and a relentless activist for family, community, and compassion, Shaan grew up to follow her footsteps.
Shaan has dedicated his life to working with vulnerable populations as a social worker and has been in this field for the past nine years.
In his spare time, Shaan is a Muay Thai enthusiast, and travels to Thailand to train every year.