Governance & Structure

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Executive Committee (2020 – 2022)

 

Cheryl Ko
President
Blythe Chong
Vice President
Wei Jie Tan
Honorary Secretary
Esther Sng
Assistant Secretary
James Chong
Honorary Treasurer
Ming Lee Chong
Assistant Treasurer
Weiren Yap
Committee (Marketing & Publicity)
Roy Tan
Committee
Shirley Han
Committee
Sue-Ann Nummela
Committee

 

Enagagement Sub-committee 

The Engagement Sub-committee works hard in outreaching to educational institutions to help students pursuing a qualification in mental health gain the necessary exposure and recognition. The sub-committee also seeks out quality mental health specialists and invite them to present during our Membership Development Day. The sub-committee functions independently and reports directly to the Executive Committee.

Name Role
Blythe Chong Chairman
Sim Kang Wei  Member

 

Ethics Sub-committee 

The Ethics Sub-committee helps resolve ethical conflicts and answer ethical questions through the provision of consultations. The sub-committee assist the Executive Committee in providing ethical guidance to APACS practitioners in their practice. The sub-committee also manage feedback from the Public. The sub-committee also seeks out quality mental health specialists and invite them to present during our Membership Development Day. The sub-committee functions independently and reports directly to the Executive Committee.

Name Role
Zheng Chengde Derek (Dr) Chairman

 

Marketing & Publicity Sub-committee

The Marketing & Publicity Sub-committee focuses on marketing the association through various online platforms such as the association website, Facebook Page, and Facebook Group. In addition, the sub-committee also plays an important role in informing APACS members and the Public through the e-zine: “The Gazette“. The sub-committee functions independently and reports directly to the Executive Committee.

Name Role
Yap Weiren Chairman
Lai Wei Xuan Vivien  Designer
Dhivyaasrree Krishnamoorthy Editor-In-Chief
Julian Anschel Lai Jang Ein Associate Editor & Writer
Correena Wee Shi Jia Associate Editor
Rachel Lim Wei-Ling Associate Editor
Simone Hezekiah Keng Yee Wong  Associate Editor
James Chong Member

 

Skills Enhancement Workshop (SEW) Sub-committee

The Skills Enhancement Workshop Sub-committee focuses on curating quality introductory talks for APACS Members. This is done through collaborating with external parties or with existing APACS members. APACS members who are passionate sharing their domain of interests may contact the sub-committee. The sub-committee functions independently and reports directly to the Executive Committee.

Name Role
Esther Sng Chairman
Yap Weiren Member

 

Council of Past Presidents

The Council of Past Presidents are made up of presidents from APACS past Executive Committee. The council provide advice, guidance, and mentoring for the current Executive Committee.

Name Role
Jeffrey Po, PhD 2012 – 2014
Prem Kumar Shanmugan, PhD 2014 – 2016
Ms Abigail Lee, MCounselling 2016 – 2018
Ms Jeslyn Lim, MEd (Developmental Psychology) 2018 – 2020

 

Advisors & Auditors

Name Role
Ms Foo Siew Fong Advisor
Dr Tan Soo Yin Advisor
Ms Goh Wei-Shen Honorary Auditor
Mr Eugene Chong Honorary Auditor