PPSEAWA International Council Members 2016-2019

President

  • Rahmah Abdul Hamid (Malaysia)

Immediate Past President

  • Teresa A. Hintzke (USA)

Executive Committee

  • President Rahmah Abdul Hamid (Malaysia)
  • 1st Vice President 
Mondhiya Bhangsbha (Thailand)
  • 2nd Vice President 
Akari Yamada (USA)
  • Secretary 
Mei-Chuan Chao (USA)
  • Treasurer 
Susan Iwamura (Hawaii)

Vice Presidents

  • Jean Bennett (Australia)
  • Polly Chang (Taiwan)
  • Kazuko Kano (Japan)
  • Beryl Vincent (New Zealand)

Directors

  • Reapi Masau (Fiji)
  • Sumiko Fukushima (Japan)
  • Dr Pratiwi Sudarmono (Indonesia)

Assistant Secretary

  • Norohaniza Mohd Noor (Nurul) (Malaysia)

Assistant Treasurer

  • Ulrike Siddiqi (Hawaii)

UN Representatives

  • Teresa Hintzke (USA) CoNGO
  • Mondhiya Bhangsbha (Thailand) Alternative CoNGO Rep. for 
Asia-Pacific
  • Eleanor Schlesinger (USA) UN/NY Rep.
  • Kesinee Dulyarat.(USA) UN/NY Rep.
  • Amy Ai Banker (USA) UN/NY Rep.
  • Dr. Chaiskran Hiranpruk (Thailand) ESCAP/Bangkok
  • Dr. Vanee Meisinger (Thailand) UN/Vienna
  • Clarissa Starrey (Australia) UN-Geneva Co-Rep.
  • Dr. Sumon Vangchuay (Thailand) UN-Geneva Co-Rep.

Standing Committees

  • Publicity & Information Convener and Website Contact: 
Melanie Swami (New Zealand)
  • Finance Committee: 
Ulrike Siddiqi Chairperson (Hawaii), Susan Iwamura (Hawaii), Genie Trapp (Hawaii)
  • Conference Treasurer for 2019: Dr. Mandy Chen (Taiwan)
  • Conference Chairperson for 2019:  Regina Chen (Taiwan)
  • Conference Programme Co-chairperson for 2019: Ravesi Johnston (Fiji), Dr. Pratiwi Sudarmono (Indonesia)
  • By-Laws: Lillian Jasko (USA)

Special Appointees/Advisors

  • Ambassador for Peace: Ravesi Johnston (Fiji)
  • Archivist: Taina A.R. Woodward (USA)
  • Membership Convener: Akari Yamada (USA)
  • Program Development Committee Chairperson: Helen Yang (Taiwan), Dr. Raj Abdul Karim  (Malaysia), Chieko Serizawa  (Japan), Beryl Vincent,  (New Zealand), Jenny Yang,  (Canada)
  • Youth Representative: Yukiko Takezawa (Japan)

Website Contact

  • Troy B. Thompson
  • Melanie Swami (New Zealand)