Atandra didi, Director, Board of Directors, Accounts - Atandra was born and educated inMumbai, India. She has been involved in Ananda Marga her entire life. In 1991 Atandra became an Ananda Marga missionary, teaching yoga, meditation, holistic living as well as doing relief work and supervising & teaching in schools and orphanages all over India and the US. Atandra has a passion for vegetarian cooking that she loves to share with the NDS community. She is a talented henna artist with a keen ability to impart Indian philosophical knowledge.
Maitri Ersson – Interim Administrator, Board of Directors - Maitri has worked at New Day since 1990, primarily as a bookkeeper and financial manager. She has been a member of Ananda Marga since 1975 and co-founded and is community manager of Kailash Ecovillage. Maitri grew up in the Philippines and is passionate about gardening. She firmly believes in early childhood education as the major foundation of a productive and happy adult life. She has a deep gratitude for all the teachings of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti (aka P.R. Sakar).