Hierarchy of the Association

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Office Bearers

The President

Pavith Pethiyagoda

Pavith Pethiyagoda is the ever-enthusiastic President of the AISELA for the year 2022. Hailing from his hometown of Kandy, Pavith is an outstanding student of Dharmaraja College, having scored 9As at the GCE Ordinary Level Examinations. Aside from academic accomplishments, Pavith never ceases to amaze— having been the founding President of the English Debating Society of his school, the current President of the English Literary and Drama Association of his school and the Secretary General of the Model United Nations Club. He is a person who was able to benefit by participating, and at the same time create an impact on others by organizing platforms to develop individual skills. Similarly he wishes to contribute to the society through AISELA, by giving everyone an equal opportunity to develop and showcase their talents.

The Vice President

Gayathri Senarath

Gayathri Senarath is the ambitious Vice-President of the AISELA for the year 2022. In tandem with Pavith, she aims to set a strong foundation for the association which will undoubtedly stand the test of time. She studies French, English Literature and Economics at her Alma Mater— Holy Family Convent, Bambalapitiya. A violinist, chorister and debator, she possesses a myriad of skills which she hopes to use in order to ensure the success of the association. She aspires to use her literary prowess in the field of law in the future to come.

The Secretary

Puthun Waidyaratne

Puthun Waidyaratne is the diligent Secretary of the AISELA for the year 2022. A pupil of DS Senanayake College, Colombo 7, Puthun is a skilled writer who is adept at sorting out the “nitty-gritty” in any association. He is the current President of the college English Literary Association and had held the position for the past 2 years, he also bears the position of Treasurer of the Interact Club. Excluding clubs and societies, he is also talented at organizing workshops, webinars, seminars and events in general. Puthun aims to use his skills to make the association one of order and discipline.

The Assistant Secretary

Thavinsa Karandawala

Thavinsa Karandawala is the determined Assistant Secretary of the AISELA for the year 2022. In unision with Puthun, she aims to create an orderly association using her varied skillset. As a pupil of Mahamaya Girls’ College, Kandy, her love for literature is paralleled with her love for the sciences— being a committee member of the Innovation club as well as the Junior Science Society. She has extensive experience in event organization with some big-name examples being the extremely successful “AD MELIORA ‘21” and “Inspire”. She looks forward to accomplishing great feats through the AISELA.

The Treasurer

Eshan Cuttilan

Eshan Cuttilan is the strong willed Assistant Treasurer of the AISELA for the year 2022. In collaboration with Rehan, he aims to effectively manage the treasury of the AISELA, closely monitoring all the ins-and-outs of the system. As a student of D.S. Senanayake College, Eshan has had ample experiences dealing with money matters, having held the treasurer position for the school ELA, Shakespeare interschool team and the green life project “Eden”. He is also a skilled sportsman, having been in both the swimming and hockey teams of his College. Eshan aspires to pave the way for the future of the AISELA.

Executive Committee

The Chief Editor

Sachinthani Ketakumbura

This lively personality is a bright student of Mahamaya Girls’ College, Kandy, having achieved 9As at the O/L examination, she now studies languages for her A/Ls. As erudite as she is, she’s also an active club member at her alma mater with more than one presidentships under her belt, as well as holding executive posts in international and national level organizations. A proficient public speaker and an effortless leader, Sachinthani is the key that drives the executive committee forward.

The Content Editor

Lisath Fonseka

This highly ambitious and multi-talented Rajan is currently serving AISELA as a content editor. Even though he is currently pursuing his advanced levels in biological sciences, his ardour for drama and theatre and his extension of English literature has led him to join AISELA. His rock-solid experience as an executive member of a plethora of well-renowned clubs in Dharmaraja College, Kandy, has given him a golden opportunity to rise through the ranks at AISELA as a content editor.

The Executive Editor

Parindi Dharmawardhana

A talented graphic designer, videographer and a photographer, Parindi is a delightful and a joyful soul whose love for learning led her to AISELA. With the experience as a board member of a plethora of clubs and societies at her school, Mahamaya Girls’ College, Kandy, Parindi serves AISELA as an executive editor in the hopes of a better tomorrow.

The Head of Public Relations

Sahein Wijeyeratne

This guy has literally done it all: drama, debating, public speaking, sports, you name it, he has done it. Networking is this Peterites’ thing, making him the most suitable candidate to maintain AISELA’s PR. This charismatic, efficient, and energetic individual has proven to be a vital asset to the association.

The Media Coordinator

Virul Abeysuriya

In selecting a worthy successor to take up the mantle of media coordinator for the year 2022, choosing Virul was a no-brainer. This gifted orator is also a keen English Literature enthusiast. He also has plenty of experience working as an executive committee member, making him a perfect addition to the association.