Siva SankarPeddibhotla Known as Siva Peddibhotla, born in Gudivada, Krishna Dist., AP, India. Siva has migrated to Australia in the year of 2005 and he is living in Sydney since then. He studied Mechanical Engineering at Kakinada, JNTU and Marine Engineering at Southshields UK. Before he changed his career into IT, he was working as a Marine Engineer Officer (based at Oslo, Norway). Siva is known for his social work in the Sydney Telugu Community. Siva has started volunteering as a radio broadcaster for Telugu Vani (Radio 2000, 98.5FM, Sydney) run by Telugu Association Inc., Sydney (STA), in the year 2010. Later, Siva became Telugu Vani committee member and convener. Since then, he has served STA in different roles. Siva was General Secretary for Sydney Telugu Association in the year 2011 – 12 and also 2012- 13. Siva was President of Telugu Association, Sydney from 2014- 15 and also for the year 2015-2016. Siva was instrumental in running the Ugadhi -2016 with other Telugu organizations across Australia. Siva was member of FTAA interim committee 2015-16. He has been elected as Vice President of FTAA for 2016 till 18. Siva Peddibhotla thanks FTAA member organizations and particularly Telugu community in Sydney for giving him an opportunity to serve Telugu Community across Australia.