WHY I SERVE​: DAYA S. KHALSA

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Daya came to the Espanola area in 1973 and was an early member of the Sikh community, helping to build its business and community service organizations.  He was a co-founder and President of Akal Security, long one of New Mexico’s largest private companies, and the Board chair of East West Tea Co, the largest functional herbal tea maker in the US and Europe.  Daya has served on many boards and community groups supporting economic development and community health in New Mexico, and is currently an Anchorum and Christus St Vincent Director.