We rely on the dedication and hard work of our volunteers to raise money for girls across the Asia Pacific Region

Queen Azizah

Our Patron

Her Majesty Queen Azizah Iskander of Pahang, Malaysia is the patron of Friends of Asia Pacific WAGGGS. She contributes her time and expertise to supporting our wonderful cause, and regularly attends our regional events and gatherings.

Juseon and Ban Ki Moon

Our Founder

Dr Juseon Byun is the Founder of Friends of Asia Pacific WAGGGS. She contributes her time, guidance and knowledge to supporting the working group as well as the fund in her honour the Juseon Byun Leadership Fund. The fund is for developing leadership in young girls.

Working Group

The significant role of the FAPW Working Group is to promote membership and work of the FAPW. During each General Assembly of the FAPW, a Working Group of six members, including a Chair and Vice-Chair, are elected for a three year term.

The current Working Group was elected and re-elected in 2020:

  • Ching Ching Wee-Ong - Chair
  • Nighat Arshad - Vice-Chair
  • Hannah Hyangah Lee
  • Hiroko Doi
  • Prarthana Liyanage
  • Sammay Yuquico
Friends of Asia Pacific WAGGGS at APR Conference for Leaders of Girls 2014 HRH Queen Azizah and Dr Juseon Byun

Country Coordinators

Our Country Coordinators help us to look after our wonderful supporters in each country. They are volunteers who take care of administration, communications and organising local events, among many other things. We wouldn't be able to do any of our work without them.

Each country has one Country Coordinator:

  • Australia - Lynne Price
  • Brunei - Norazrina Haji Sarbini
  • Cambodia – Tan Phally
  • Cook Islands – Tutaingara Katuke
  • Hong Kong - Winnie She
  • India - Darshana Pawaskar
  • Japan - Michiko Hanaoka
  • Malaysia – Normala Baharudin
  • Maldives - Shaheen Adam
  • Mongolia – Erdenechimeg Chimeddorj
  • Nepal - Ram Lamichanee
  • New Zealand – Lynda Spittle
  • Pakistan – Andaleeb Sandhu
  • Philippines – Christine Aranilla
  • Singapore – Mindi Peter
  • South Korea – Sun Kyo Jung
  • Sri Lanka - Ruchira Jayasinghe
  • Taiwan - A-li Lee
  • Thailand - Vipa Pipatbannakij

Are you interested in volunteering for FAPW?

If so, just send us an email. We are always in need of volunteers to help us to undertake our vital work to support the WAGGGS Asia Pacific Region.

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