Mr Michael Shane Calvert; President, Board of Management, Dr Graham’s Homes. He has been involved with schools for over three decades and was the Academic Administrator of the two Welland Gouldsmith Schools in Kolkata. He also served till recently as the Secretary of the La Martiniere Schools in Kolkata. He was Headmaster of Dr. Graham’s Homes from 1997 to 2002 and was inducted on to the board of Dr. Graham’s Homes in 2012.
Having served as Vice President for three years, he is the current President, Board of Management, DGH since October 2020. In 2011 and 2016, (Two Terms) he was nominated as a Member of the Legislative Assembly to represent the Anglo Indian community in the State of West Bengal. He is also the Vice-Chairman of the West Bengal Minorities Commission having been nominated in 2017 and 2020 (Two Terms)
Prof David Reid Syiemlieh studied in Dr. Graham's Homes (1958-1970). He went on to pursue studies in History at the North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, where he became a faculty.
A Senior Fulbright Scholar he is former Vice-Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University and Member and Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission. Prof. Syiemlieh is the author of several books on North East India.
In retirement he continues delivering lectures,mentoring scholars and conducting research.
An Old Girl of Dr Graham’s Homes who was in the school from from 1950 till 1967.
She worked in Kolkata in various teachings assignments before migrating to the UK in 1978.
She worked as PA to the Director of The Royal School of Needlework and as an Administrator in the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trust, She has been very active in UK OGB circle and has sponsored many children in the Homes.
She was elected as it’s first Woman and an OGB to serve as Chairman of The Dr Graham's Homes (UK) Committee in May 2019.
Began his teaching career in St. Paul’s School, Darjeeling where he spent twenty years. He served the school as Senior Master for ten years before taking up responsibility as Principal of La Martiniere for Boys, Calcutta. He retired in 2015.
He now lives in retirement in Darjeeling and serves on several School Boards.
A former Principal of La Martiniere for Girls’, Kolkata, she is currently Director at GEMS Akademia International School. Apart from a close association with schools, Mrs. Peacock has worked with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, Delhi and has been a resource person conducting workshops and training programmes across the country particularly in English.She is passionate about teaching and has been involved with school teaching and teacher training for several decades. Mrs.Peacock has received several outstanding awards for her work as a teacher
Suchitra is a Human Resource subject matter expert, with over four decades of experience in the full spectrum of HR and IR functions of an enterprise. She is especially recognised in the industry for her deep knowledge of: Industrial Relations, trade unions, collective bargaining, wage agreements and tribunal cases.
Suchitra provides independent advisory and consultancy services to both for profit and not for profit organisations.
Suchitra is recognised as a thought leader and a leading communicator in the areas of HR, Business Ethics, Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility. Her speaking engagements have included invited talks at IIM Kolkata, XIM Bhubaneshwar, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, CII, IBM, TCS, Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Ramakrishna Mission.
He has long standing experience in the field of education having been the Principal of the following Schools: i) St. Joseph's School, Kharagpur; ii) Sacred Heart High School, Kharagpur; iii) St. Aloysius' School, Howrah. He was also was the Inspector of Diocesan Schools from 2007 to 2016 and Secretary of West Bengal Association of Christian Schools, from 2009 till date. He as served as President of the Managing Committee of many schools
She is working with the Swedish Consulate in Kolkata in the capacity of Consular Officer and was associated with the All India Anglo Indian Association, Kolkata Branch for many years. She was the President of the prestigious ‘Dalhousie Institute (DI)’, Kolkata where she began work almost 25 years ago and has had the distinction of being the first lady Honorary Secretary and eventually the first lady President of the Dalhousie Institute.
Ex Principal of Scottish Universities' Mission Institution,Kalimpong. Secretary,Diocese of Eastern Himalaya,the Church of North India.
Secretary,Dicesan Education Society. Member,Board of Governors,St Pauls'School,Darjeeling.
She is wife of late Mr Pempa Hishey, OGB and Vice-Patron of DGH for many years. Mrs Hishey is our venerable and senior member in the BOM and is the picture of grace and culture which is embodied in the ethos of DGH. Despite her age she is still very active in social activities and is the President of the AIWC (Kalimpong).
Currently Principal - The Frank Anthony Public School Kolkata since 1999.
Served as Founder Principal of Himalayan Academy. Jalpaiguri for 2.5 years
Served as Senior Master of St.Pauls School, Darjeeling for 5 years.
Currently serving as Board Member of St. Thomas Schools , Kidderpore and The Park English School Kolkata.
President of the Progressive Educational Techniques society (Teachers Centre)
Vice Chairman of the East India Charitable Trust
Have served on the Society and other Committees of the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, including Inspector for affiliation and periodic inspections
Have served as President of the All- India Anglo-Indian Association, Kolkata
Served as Governing Body member, West Bengal, The All- India Anglo-Indian Association.
Masters in Chemistry from Gauhati University .
Joined the Indian Administrative Services and underwent courses in Massurie and Simla .
Served the Govt of Sikkim for 33 years.Active in NGOs including An Association for the Visually Challenged .
Serving on the Board of DGH since 2003.Hope to participate more actively under the dynamic leadership of Mr MS Calvert, Wing Commander Praful Rao along with very proactive Members of the Board.
Sr. Christine Coutinho graduated with Zoology, Chemistry, Physics from University of Bombay. She holds a Ph.D in Zoology-Physiology- Eco-toxicology. She is a lecturer in Ramnarain Ruia College and St Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
She has guided many research projects and published academic research papers in International journals. A team member of NAAC Peer Team. She is also a Life Member of Indian Association for Water Pollution Control (IAWPC)
Anmole Prasad is based in Kalimpong, his home for all of his sixty five years.
Since the nineties, he has had a long and cordial association with the Homes, as a parent, a member of the Board of Management and as its erstwhile legal adviser.
Because of this, he has personal insight into the affairs of the school and the myriad challenges that face it. With his daughter he shares a deep and abiding affection for the Homes where she studied for over a decade.
Dr Shiva Kumar Rai An Old Boy of Dr Graham’s Homes (1968-79) with an unblemished school record. Served as Dental Surgeon at Namchi District Hospital, South Sikkim and as HOD-cum- Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon at STNM Hospital, Gangtok.
He was also former Principal Director-cum-Secretary, Dept of Health & FW, Govt. of Sikkim. Practices as a dentist in Gangtok.