social media & communications director
My name is Sonali Ratnasinghe and I am the Executive Director of General Services Foundation! I am from Cary, North Carolina with a passion for community service and entrepreneurship. In addition to my own fundraising, I love to grow community impact by empowering other leaders. I serve as the Fundraising and Event Planner on Note in the Pocket's Teen Board and lead the Carolina For The Kids Chapter at Green Level High School. I use these connections to help General Services have the maximum impact and reach.
As Executive Director, I am responsible for ensuring the organization is on track to achieve its mission by developing plans of action, promoting current projects, and doing community outreach. I oversee all fundraising and projects, keep track of financials, and engage with our supporters and nonprofits. I plan and assist in executing projects the larger-scale initiatives. I lead the organization by supporting its members and their needs and delegating tasks to Board members.
My name is Shayna Patel and I am the Development Director of General Services! I am currently a junior at Green Level High School. I love this organization because of the creative freedom it provides. We have the opportunity to pursue our passion projects and choose how we want to make a meaningful impact on our community. I also work closely with Carolina For The Kids and lead its chapter at Green Level. Additionally, I am the co-founder of Vivezza Piano, a volunteer organization that aims to spread joy and hope to community members through music.
As Development Director, I help oversee and coordinate the planning and execution of the organization’s projects and programs alongside our Executive Director. I develop and maintain spreadsheets and other organizational tools for progress tracking and data collection. I also create presentations and contact representatives from partner organizations. I guide and support the organization’s members and the Board to meet our program objectives and fulfill our mission.
social media and communications director
Hi, my name is Divya Palasamudram, I am a junior in high school, and am the Social Media and Communications Director of General Services. Apart from General Services, I am the K-12 Education Team Lead for Dweebs Global, I am an ambassador of Note in the Pocket and help lead a Green Level Food Ark chapter. General Services is a wonderful and impactful organization as it allows members to have the flexibility to pursue any service project they desire.
As Social Media and Communications Director, I am responsible for managing and creating content that engages audiences and builds external relationships for all of our social media platforms. I create flyers for our projects, write blog posts, and maintain the website with new and consistent information. I also co-design the newsletter and create posts for the organization’s Instagram.
Hello! My name is Sarayu Buchireddygari and I’m your General Services Project Planner. I’m a sophomore at Green Level, and I’m dedicated to helping our members promote their projects. I love how connected we are with our peers and how we all work together towards a better community. I’ve been an Indian classical dancer for many years now, and I’m also a first dan black belt in taekwondo. One thing that I want to achieve in the future is to make varsity tennis since I enjoy playing the sport. I hope to learn more about you.
As the Projects Planner, I am responsible for ensuring there is active participation among members by reminding them of deadlines and making sure they fulfill their roles for their projects. I provide additional assistance to members for their projects and answer any questions or concerns they may have. I assist in finding projects and research additional volunteer opportunities.
Hi, my name is Roshni Daruvuri, a sophomore at Green Level High School. I am the secretary of this organization. Throughout my middle school and high school career, I have been a part of many service organizations like Cary Teen Council and Teen Leadership Corps. My favorite aspect of General Services is the fact that it is so flexible and open to whatever you want to accomplish.
As Secretary, I am responsible for notifying members of meeting agendas and keeping an account of minutes at every meeting. I maintain attendance records for the organization and provide members with any additional assistance they may need. I also create a timeline of events, and review and maintain all records.