Council and Exco Members

 

President

Prof Dr. Ahmad Ismail

President

Prof Dr. Ahmad Ismail has been involved with MNS activities since he was a student at the university in the early 1980s. In 2012, he initiated the inception of MNS KPA-Youth membership which was launched at UPM but is now available to all university students up to the age of 25 years throughout Malaysia. As a professor at Universiti Putra Malaysia, he is actively involved in teaching, research and extension have strong networking that can bring MNS to the next level which will be recognised by public, government agencies, private sectors and internationally.

Role

  • Represents the Society in its dealings with the outside persons or bodies.
  • Serves as Chairman at all General and Council meeting
  • Undertake such other responsibilities as may be determined by Council from time to time
Email: ismailmt56@yahoo.com.my


Vice President

Vincent Chow Kok Kow

Vice President

Vincent have served MNS Johor as its advisor and Chairman for over 10 years. In addition he have published a total of 6 books on the Biodiversity of Johor out of collaboration with the Dept. of Forestry Johor, the Johor National Parks as well as the private sector (Johor Port and Kulim Bdh).

Role

  • In the absence of the President, act on his/her behalf and in doing so execute such powers and responsibilities as are vested in the office of the President
  • Undertake such responsibilities as may from time to time be determined by the President. In the President’s absence, serves as Chairman at all General and Council.
  • Undertake such other responsibilities as may be determined by Council. The President, or in his absence the Vice Presidents, may further delegate authority vested in the office to any other members of the Council deemed necessary.
Email: vkkchow@yahoo.com


Vice President

Stephanie Bacon

Vice President

Stephanie Bacon has dedicated much of her time to working closely with the members of the Council, Board of Trustees and Secretariat ensuring all meetings and associated follow-ups were conducted in a correct and efficient manner. Her original challenges of introducing good working practices have been achieved and she has ensured the many areas needing them, now have standard operating procedures or terms of reference, all of which have been approved by council.

Role

  • In the absence of the President, act on his/her behalf and in doing so execute such powers and responsibilities as are vested in the office of the President
  • Undertake such responsibilities as may from time to time be determined by the President. In the President’s absence, serves as Chairman at all General and Council.
  • Undertake such other responsibilities as may be determined by Council.The President, or in his absence the Vice Presidents, may further delegate authority vested in the office to any other members of the Council deemed necessary.
Email: mns.stephanie350@gmail.com


Hon. Secretary

Shim Yen Lin

Hon. Secretary

Shim Yen Lin has been a member 20 years ago but after a few years, the membership lapsed. Then almost 8 years ago, has actively joined MNS again and served as the Sabah Branch Honorary Secretary for 2 terms. During those tenure, has been involved with MNS Marine conservation and water sampling at rivers project.

Role

  • Maintain the records of the Society and carry on its correspondence
  • Be responsible for the preparation and submission of all returns and documents required by law.
  • Keep minutes on all General, Council and Board of Trustees meetings
  • Maintain an up-to-date registration of membership
  • Perform such other duties as may from time to time be prescribed by the Council
Email: sasaniashim2@gmail.com

Hon. Treasurer

Jenny Yow Ngan Chee

Hon. Treasurer

Jenny has been a member since 2003 and MNS Honorary Treasurer for 2008 – 2016. Jenny is a qualified accountant by profession and holds MICPA, MIA. She was the former Head of Finance of BERNAS, Malaysian’s national rice company before retiring in 2007.

Role

  • A true and accurate account of all monies received and expended by the Society is kept
  • All funds and monies are kept securely on behalf of the Society and are disbursed by him on that behalf
  • The Annual Balance Sheet and Income and Expenditure Account are prepared for submission to the Council in good time for eventual submission to the Council in good for eventual submission to the Annual General Meeting.
  • The cheques for payment by the Society are signed by the Hon. Treasurer or the Hon.Secretary and another person authorized by the Council
  • No money or property of the Society or any gain arising from the carrying of the Society shall be applied otherwise than for the benefit of the Society as a whole
Email: jyownganchee@gmail.com

Executive Director

I.S Shanmugaraj
Email : director@mns.org.my

Head of Conservation

Balu Perumal
Email : hod.conservation@mns.org.my

Head of Services

Intan Zurani
Email : hod.services@mns.org.my

Council Members

  • Patrick Lee Kok Yuen
  • Peggy Tan Pek Tao
  • George Ng Soon Guan
  • Lai Chong Haur
  • Khor Hui Min
  • John Chan Kok Aik

Publication Committee

Chairman : Vincent Chow Kok Kow

  • Emeritus Prof. Dato’ Dr. Abdul Latiff Mohamad
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmad Ismail
  • Patrick Lee Kok Yuen
  • I. S. Shanmugaraj
  • Stephanie Bacon
  • Donovan Louis