Meet The Team
Founder and Trustee
Naresh is the past president and co-founder of EduCare Foundation, emeritus trustee of the Parliament of the World’s Religions; co-founder of International Jain Sangh; director in the Jain Associations in North America (JAINA); and an advisor to the board of the Monmouth Center of World Religions and Ethical Thought.
Founder and Trustee
Pawan is founder and trustee of EduCare Foundation. He is a retired Professional Engineer and Corporate Manager. Since 1994, he has used his professional skills in the management of various EduCare projects to ensure low cost but high efficiency implementation.
Founder and Trustee
Dr. Ashok Jain is founder and trustee of EduCare. He has been associated with EduCare, since 1994. For the last 3 years, he has been acting as the Chair of board of trustees of EduCare and has championed cause to bring in more and more younger team members into the EduCare Foundation's growth.
Aridaman (Ari) Jain
He is a trustee and president of the EduCare Foundation. He is retired Director of the Statistics Program at NJIT; trustee and treasurer of the Monmouth Center for World Religions and Ethical Thought; past president of the NJ Chapter of the Association of Indians in America; and past president of the NJ Chapter of the American Statistical Association.
Proud mother of two, associated with EduCare for past 10 years. Program coordinator for EduCare and work to ensure funds are distributed to the schools and reaches deserving beneficiaries.
Surinder K. Jain
Surinder Jain retired as systems engineer with an international corporation and has travelled all over the world and now retired. He has been associated with Educare Foundation since it’s beginning and has been program director since 2013 to manage funding for various schools.
Sudhir K. Jain
Sudhir is Secretary of EduCare Foundation. He is a telecom Engineer & worked for the topmost telecom companies for the past 30 years. He has been a dedicated member of EduCare from last 10 years & providing his volunteer services to EduCare in many different ways like collecting donations for EduCare, arranging EduCare Gala Dinner & 5k Walk.
Shallendra Mewari is an Assistant Treasurer of the EduCare Foundation. He is a Software Engineer & working as a Vice President in a Financial Company based in New York. He has been a dedicated member of EduCare for the last 8 years & supports EduCare in many different ways.
Member Outreach Director
Atul Jain holds an executive position in Tax and Audit area at Citigroup for the last 20 years.. He has been associated with Educare Foundation for the last 10+ years and every year he feels more committed to drive this organization forward as he strongly believes in helping out children in great need. His 2 children also help and support the EduCare cause.
Chief Program Director
Nitin Chaudhary holds an executive position in the field of Technology. He has been associated with EduCare since 2019 and has been instrumental in organizing EduCare fundraising and cultural events. Nitin firmly believes in the mission of EduCare and wants to spread the EduCare platform to more children in need.
Kamlesh Jain is a retired employee of American International Group (AIG). She is a Program Coordinator of the Community Outreach Program of International Jain Sangh (IJS) since 2014. She has been associated with EduCare Foundation since 2019 to support funding for various school projects.
Nitin Chordiya holds an Executive position in the field of Technology at Charles Schwab. He has been supporting EduCare since 2012 and has been part of the core working committee. Nitin brings lot of experience to the working committee and provides guidance on all the matters related to fundraising events.
Preeti Cholera Jain
Preeti Cholera Jain is a retired realtor and also a volunteer/special member of the United Nations Women's Guild. She has been associated with EduCare Foundation since 2015 to support funding for various school projects.
Nirav Shah has been working in the IT industry for over 25 years. Outside of his employment, he is involved with various organizations supporting various causes. He is Sergeant at the Emergency Services with the local government. President elect of a running club dedicated to long distance running and secretary of a faith based organization. He has been associated with EduCare since 2020.