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Patricia Hilton

Association President

Patricia Hilton was born in Agra, Uttar Pradesh and after her schooling attended St. Bede’s College, Shimla for her Teachers’ Training Certificate Course. She excelled in sport and academics, winning college colours in hockey, basketball and athletics. She received the prestigious “Best All Round Student” award for demonstrating excellence in leadership, character and sport. She also captained the women’s hockey team of Uttar Pradesh. Patricia went on to pursue a career in education and completed a Master of Arts in History from Agra University and Bachelor of Education from M.D. University Rohtak. She taught at La Martiniere College for Girls, Lucknow, The Frank Anthony Public School, New Delhi and with the Ministry of Education, Oman. Patricia is married to Rotarian Past District Governor David Hilton (RI District 3080). In 1985, she and her husband moved to Dehradun where they joined Hilton’s School and have spent the last 30+ years growing and developing the school into an institution of high repute. Being proud citizens of Dehradun, Patricia and David have been engaged citizens who have always been actively involved in service and development programs in their local community and at the national and international level.
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SMITA PINGALE

Association Vice President & Deputy National Representative

Smita is born to illustrious social reformists parents from Satara, Maharadhtra. She has studied Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Administration and works as management head at family business activities in Pune. Associated with Inner Wheel since 1994 she has served IWC Pune Riverside and District 313 at various posts. She has attended 4 Triennials and 3 International Conventions. She has hosted Incoming Chairmen's Institute, PAP Forum Meeting, 2nd Association Council meeting as Convener on behalf of District 313.
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PRABHA RAGHUNANDAN

Imm. Past Assn. President

Prabha joined Inner Wheel in 1989 as a Charter member of IWC of Giridih, District 325. She was District Chairman in 2000-2001. An alumni of Sacred Heart, Jamshedpur, she is a Post Graduate in Economics with a degree in Education. Zonal training programme for incoming District Executive Committees, Literacy and IIW Week were conceptualized by her. She has been trainer at various National events. She hosted the chat show "Where there is a wheel, there is a way" at the South Asia Rally in March 2017,at Kuala Lumpur. She initiated a first time ever Inner Wheel car drive by women to create awareness about education and woman empowerment. It traversed 6000 kms through 11 Inner Wheel Districts across India.
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ARCHANA KAMATH

Assn. Secretary & AC Member

Archana is an alumnus of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Hubli. She is a Gold Medalist in English Literature with a Post - Graduate Diploma in Journalism and has worked as a journalist. She represented her school and college in badminton, quizzing and debating. Archana joined IWC of Calicut Midtown in 1997. She has held all posts at Club level and was Rally Chairman in 2002. She is a Life member of INTACH, Past Area Chairperson of Ladies Circle India and the Convener of an Inter - School Quiz. She is passionate about the environment, loves animals and enjoys working with children.
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ARCHANA AGRAWAL

Assn. Treasurer & AC Member

Born in Bhagalpur, Bihar, Archana had her schooling from Carmel Convent and later pursued her Honours in Psychology. She joined Inner Wheel Club of Lucknow in 2006 and entered the District Executive Committee as District ISO in 2010. She became District Chairman of District 312 in 2016-17. She is married to Chartered Account & PHF PP Rtn Vivek Agarwal who is District Secretary 2017-18 of Rotary District 3120. The couple is blessed with a Software Engineer son Aviral and their daughter Avni pursuing MBBS.
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VASUDHAA CHANDRACHUD

National Editor

Vasudhaa has a B.Sc. in Microbiology with first class distinction. She is Director in the family business of Industrial Chemicals and Aromatherapy Skin care products. Vaasudhaa joined Inner Wheel in 1989 as Charter Secretary. She was District Chairman in 2009-10 and has been a Zonal Coordinator and Voting Delegate. Vasudhaa was Chairman for 'Inter District Entertainment' at the South Asia Rally in 2013-14. She gave a presentation on 'Communication Skills' at the PDC meet at Ahmedabad. She has attended 1 IIW Convention, 5 Triennial Conferences, 2 South Asia Rallies, several Association and inter-district functions. Vasudhaa is well versed with modern technology and successfully handled Inner Wheel publications as District Editor.
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PAP GOMATHI VISWANATHAN

Constitution and Credentials Committee Chairman ( 2016-2019 )

Born to a pioneer in the hotel industry in Coimbatore, Gomathi did her schooling at St. Joseph's Convent. She is a graduate in Economics with a Post Graduate degree in Interior Decoration. She joined Inner Wheel in 1990 & became Charter Secretary of the new Inner Wheel Club of Coimbatore North, District 320 she was elected District Editor in 1995 and became District Chairman in 2000-01. She launched the official website of District 320. She was Association Treasurer in 2001-02, Association President in 2007-08 and International Inner Wheel Editor in 2010-11. She has attended eight Triennial Conferences and has been a trainer for various Inner Wheel training sessions. She has compiled the book 'Guidelines for Association, District and Clubs' along with PAP Geetha Padmanaban. She is presently the Association CCC Chairman for 2016 – 2019.

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