Hansa Thaleshvar was a successful school trustee; she went on to become a town councillor and eventually a long-serving mayor of Cold Lake. She had many opportunities to work with the First nation in (Cold Lake) Community in social events as well as in economic development and social issues facing the region.
Currently, she is serving on the Strathcona County Diversity Committee. On 27th Aug 2020, they organised the first-ever Treaty 6 Flag Raising ceremony.
Hansa is also an active member of the Hindu Society of Alberta. She served on the Board for 5 years, two years as President and has been an active volunteer since 2006. Through many events including interfaith presentations and guests visiting from different organizations, she has enjoyed meeting people of different cultures, religions and backgrounds.
Hansa has extensive skills in strategic planning, board development, research, budgeting, organizing workshops and social events.