Mrs. Prabala J. Ross
She was born in an estate in the Nilgris where her parents did excellent work to civilize the tribal folk. She was brought up with spiritual and service orientation, which made her involve in social work in school and college days.
She qualified in the field of Arts with a M.A., M.Ed., PGDTE., and worked in Govt. Hr.Sec.School, Villupuram as PG Assistant in English for 26 years and later as Head Mistress and completed 30 years in Tamil Nadu Government Service. During her tenure she served as the Staff Secretary, NSS Programme Officer, Presiding Officer for Assembly and Lokh Saba Election, Departmental Officer and Chief Examiner for at least 15 government examinations, Chief Examiner for at least 5 centre valuations, Treasurer for State Level Science Exhibition, Secretary for Government Hr.Sec Examination, Villupuram District, Reviewer and setter of 12th standard public examination question paper, etc., She received Dr.Radhakrishnan Award for Best Teacher in September 2010 for her services in the field of education.
Mrs. Prabala has always been an active contributor for the growth and development of BWDA. She has been a part of the organisation since its nascent stages in different capacities. She has been the Director of BWDA since 2011. She is also the Honorary Correspondent of BWDA Educational Institutions.