Board Of Directors
Born in Jalandhar, Rashpal Bajwa immigrated to Canada in 1996 after completing his Bachelors Degree in Engineering. He completed his certification in aircraft maintenance engineering from BCIT and now manages his own 15+ employees business.
A sports junkie since birth, Rashpal has played all major sports including cricket. His involvement with Cricket Canada began in 1997 soon after he had become active as a player. In 2008 he was elected to the BCMCL League as a Delegate. Two years later, in 2010 he became the BCMCL’s Vice President. By the following year, 2011, Rashpal had become Cricket BC’s 2nd Vice President. In 2013, he was elected as Cricket BC President. and was elected Cricket Canada’s Vice President in 2016, where he served two terms before assuming the role of President in 2020.
Cricket Canada’s General Manager, Ingleton (Ingle) Liburd is a former a top-order batsman who made his name playing for St Kitts and the Leeward Islands Under-19s. Liburd moved to Canada in 1980 where he established himself in the national side, playing in three ICC Trophies and 13 List A Matches. He was also captain of Canada from 1994 to 1998 when he retired at the end of the Commonwealth Games.
Ingle has also fulfilled several administrative roles. He was the first Manager/Coach of the Len Harris Cricket Academy in St Kitts, President of St. Kitts Cricket Association, Vice President of Leeward Islands Cricket Association and a Cricket West Indies Territorial Development Officer before becoming Cricket Canada’s Development Officer in 2009.
Born in Gujarat India and migrated to Canada in 1973 with his parents. Been an avid sports fan all his life. Started in cricket administration in 1995 with various organizations in Ontario, at club, league and provincial levels. First appointed to Cricket Canada Board as a 2nd Vice-President, and currently as a Director at Large. Also involved in numerous community organizations as volunteer.
In non-volunteer life he is a Transit and Logistics Management Professional.
Born in Mangalore, (presently known as Mangaluru), India, Charles Pais emigrated to Montreal in 1975. Having graduated from McGill University with a Bachelors Degree in Engineering and diploma in business management and accounting, he became involved in Quebec cricket first as a player and eventually also as a Level 3 qualified umpire.
Charles has been a member of Quebec Cricket Federation’s Board since 1985, fulfilling various roles as its Treasurer, Vice President and President. Elected as Cricket Canada’s Treasurer in 2007 he has held the position ever since. Professionally Charles Pais is self-employed.
Farhan migrated to Canada in early 2000 and has since volunteered for cricket in various roles ranging from administration to youth coaching. As an avid cricket player Farhan's contributions are include:
Cricket Ontario Director, focusing on process enhancements & policy making
TDCA Board Member/VP Operations providing oversight on strategy and operations
CCCL Founding member managing Strategy, Operations & Corporate relations
Toronto Cricket Curling & Skating Club Volunteer Coach coaching U12,U14 & U16 teams
Farhan is an Engineer by background and a Strategy Consultant by profession, advising Financial, Technology and Telecom clients across North America.
DIRECTOR AT LARGEamjadbajwa@cricketcanada.org
Born in the city of Faislabad in Pakistan, Amjad Bajwa immigrated to Canada in 1977 after completing his Bachelors Degree. Playing as a bowler, he had represented his school and college in cricket.
After playing in British Columbia for many years, Amjad has been involved in cricket administration within the Province for the past decade. His strong contribution with its focus on commercializing cricket stems from his extensive experience as an entrepreneur. Amjad is a successful Realtor having served the Surrey community for many decades.
DIRECTOR AT LARGE
Resident in Canada since 1978, and living in St. John's Newfoundland since 1988, one of the founding volunteers of CricInfo (non-executive director from 1998-2003). Founding board member and currently past-president of Cricket Newfoundland and Labrador.Former Board member (2017-18, 20-21); volunteer web maintainer 1997-2003 and 2017 to now.
Responsible for governance portfolio
DIRECTOR AT LARGE
DIRECTOR AT LARGE
Born in Jagroan, India and having played cricket there at the school, district and university levels, he emigrated to Canada in 1994. His involvement with Canadian cricket began as a bowler in the British Columbia Mainland Cricket League (BCMCL). With time, Harjinder became less active as a player (although he now still plays occasionally) and far more involved as an administrator.
Harjinder's involvement in British Columbia's cricket administration began with his 2005 election as President of the Abbotsford Cricket Club. Having not forgotten his roots, he still holds that position at the City level.
Harjinder became a BCMCL Director in 2008 and was subsequently elected as the Vice President of Cricket BC. In May 2018 Harjinder was elected to Cricket Canada's Board of Directors as a Director At Large.
In addition to his activities as a Canadian cricket administrator, Harjinder is also professionally occupied as a Real Estate Agent.