Honorary Advisor

Dr Teo Ho Pin, Mayor, North West CDC & MP for Bukit Panjang, Hon. Advisor, SLSS

Executive Committee (Exco)

TAN Ming Kirk Richard

President

Richard is a lifesaving teacher and examiner. He is also on the board of directors of the International Life Saving Federation. He contributed toDrowning. Prevention, Rescue, Treatment. Second Edition (Springer, 2014) and the World Report on Childhood Injury Prevention (WHO, 2008). His awards include the Royal Life Saving Society’s highest honour of Honorary Commonwealth Vice-President and the International Life Saving Federation’s Citation of Merit. Richard works as a lawyer and is also an adjunct associate professor at the National University of Singapore.

GOH Shiao Kwang Irwin

Vice-President

Irwin is a qualified lifesaving teacher and grade 1 examiner. He is also chair of the SLSS Rescue Committee. Irwin took part in the 2001 Life Saving Society Malaysia Examiners’ Seminar, the 2007 Western Australia Aquatic Industry Conference and the 2013 Royal National Lifeboat Institution Future Leaders in Lifesaving Programme (United Kingdom). He is also certified as an AED provider and trainer and in pool audit by the Royal Life Saving Society, Australia. For his services to lifesaving, Irwin has been awarded Service Medal as well as the Bar to Service Medal of the Royal Life Saving Society. Irwin is currently an IT consultant.

NG Chuen Ser

Honorary Secretary General

Chuen Ser is a Lifesaving Teacher, Examiner & Technical Official, a Swimming Coach (National Registry of Coaches, & Federation Internationale de Natation), a First Aid Lecturer & Competition Judge (St. John Ambulance), a Basic Cardiac Life Support & AED Chief Instructor / Instructor-Trainer, and an Auditor of the National Resuscitation Council Training Centre Accreditation Committee. He is a Divers Alert Network Asia-Pacific Trainer, a British Sub-Aqua Club Nationally Qualified Instructor & Rescue Specialist, and he served in the committee of the BSAC Regional Coaching Chapter (Singapore). Chuen Ser is the Managing Director of an IT Consulting Firm and V3 Aquatic Club Pte Ltd.

Lee Lingen Jason

Honorary Treasurer

Jason Lee, current grade 2 examiner, have been coaching lifesaving for the past 12 years. I am also an active Senior NROC swimming coach and a scuba diving instructor. I am current an Area Sales Manager handling South East Asia. I have graduated from NUS Bachelor in business adminstration with merit. I have participated an active role in community service and currently serving Macpherson CSC as Vice chairman. I have contributed to lifesaving society s an auditor for a 2 year term and part of constitution change committee to look into SLSS constituency.

Lee Ming Han

Honorary Assistant Secretary

Lee Minghan represents Yio Chu Kang Contituency Sports Club in the Executive Committee. He is a qualified lifesaving teacher and grade 1 examiner as well as a Basic Cardiac Life Support and CPR+AED instructor. He attended the 2011 World Conference on Drowning Prevention in Vietnam. Minghan was a medallist at the national lifesaving championships, the assistant national team manager at the 2008 World Lifesaving Championships (Germany) and the national team manager at the 2012 World Lifesaving Championships (Australia).

He has received many awards including the SLSS top lifesaving promoter award, POSB Everyday Champions coach award (2010) and the Service Medal of the Royal Lifesaving Society. Minghan has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of London and is currently a business consultant.

Executive Committee Member By Constitution

National Safety Council of Singapore

Representative: LAW Kam Hui

Kam Hui represents the National Safety Council of Singapore in the SLSS Executive Committee

Singapore Armed Forces

Representative: WEE Tui Yong

Wee Tui Yong represents the Singapore Armed Forces in the Executive Committee of the Society. Ronald obtained his Life Saving Instructor Certificate from the Royal Life Saving Society New Zealand in 1989 and is currently also a grade 3 lifesaving examiner. Tui Yong is also an international referee for table tennis and has officiated in many international competitions including Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Olympic Games and World Championships. He was selected to umpire the Men’s Singles Final in the Athens Olympics in 2004. He is currently the Chair of International Umpires and Referees Committee of the International Table Tennis Federation. For his services to lifesaving, Tui Yong has been awarded the SLSS Certificate of Appreciation. Ronald is currently the Orientation Officer in HQ BMTC of the Singapore Armed Forces.

Singapore Police Force

Representative: LEONG Kin Kok Michael

Mr. Michael Leong joined the then Singapore Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) back in 1970 when Rowland Lyne was President. In 1982, the Singapore Life Saving Society (SLSS) was formed where Milton Tan had taken over as President of the SLSS.

Introduction:

Being a Life Member of SLSS, Mr. Michael Leong is a Qualified Life Saving Instructor and Life Saving teacher. He is a Grade 1 Examiner who is qualified to certify all Life Saving Awards from Life Saving 1, 2 and 3 awards to the Distinction award.

Instructor/Trainer:

NROC Swimming Coach, Swimsafer Instructor and Swimsafer Assessor. Diver and Technical official in swimming meet.

Past Achievements:

Over the years, Michael has led a team of Life Saving Instructors in promoting and teaching Life Saving skills to a total of 30,000 Police trainees who qualified and achieved Life Saving certifications over a span of 30 years, from 1980 – 2010. He has also taught and certified another 12,000 Police Officers from the Home Team Academy from 2015 to 2017.

Outstanding Awards:

Awarded the Most Outstanding Life Saving Teacher for ten years running in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016 and in 2017, he was awarded the Singapore Life Saving Society’s 50th Years Golden Jubilee Award for promoting Life Saving.

Commendations Awards:

2007 – Certificates of Thanks from Singapore Life Saving Society.

2008 – Service Medal from The Royal Life Saving Society Commonwealth Council.

Mr. Michael Leong, Managing Director, operates ML AQUATIC SPORTS where he works hard to promote swim coaching and Life Saving, together with his team of instructors. His Company was awarded the Singapore Lifesaving Society’s 50th years Golden Jubilee Award 2017.

Singapore Sports Council

Representative: CHNG Kiam Ghee

Chng Kiam Ghee represents the Sport Singapore in the Executive Committee of the Singapore Life Saving Society.  He is a qualified lifesaving teacher and grade 1 examiner. He has worked in then Singapore Sports Council (now as Sport Singapore) since 1973 in various capacities including managing swimming complexes and sport facilities.  He is currently the Chief Lifeguard overseeing lifeguard matters in the Sport Singapore.

Affiliate Executive Committee Members

Changi Beach Club

Representative: HO Ho Huat

Singapore Life Guard Corps

Representative: TAN Khim Guan

Sports Eagle Pte Ltd

Representative: LEE Song Choo

Lee Song Choo represents Sports Eagle Pte Ltd in the Executive Committee and is also the Vice-President of the Singapore Life Guard Corps. Song Choo is a qualified lifesaving teacher and grade 1 examiner and a life member of SLSS. He represented SLSS to train members of the Swimming Teacher and Rescue Association (STAT) in Taiwan in 2002 and attended the 2011 World Conference on Drowning Prevention. He is the first Singaporean to officiate at the World Lifesaving Championships (in 2010 in Egypt) and was the national team manager at the Asian Lifesaving Invitational Competition in China (2011). Song Choo has received many awards including the SLSS outstanding lifesaving instructor award, POSB Everyday Champions Individual award (2009) as well as the Service Cross and Bar to Service Cross of the Royal Lifesaving Society. He is currently a director.

United World College of SE Asia

Representative: NG Chuen Ser

V3 Aquatic Club Pte Ltd

Representative: NG Chuen Ser

Yio Chu Kang Constituency Sports Club

Representative: LEE Ming Han

Board Committees

Audit
Wee Tui Yong (Chair), GusMiao & Lee Minghan
Awards
Ng Chuen Ser (Chair), Lee Song Choo & Tan Khim Guan
Constitution Review
Fitzkhoon Liang Yaowen (Chair), Tok Wei Sin, Jason Lee Lingen & Lee Minghan
Human Resource
Wee Tui Yong (Chair), Tan Kiok Wei & Lee Minghan
Safety
Goh Shiao Kwang Irwin (Chair), Lee Song Choo & Tan Khim Guan
Business
George Lee Leng Teck (Chair), Bernard Chang Kok Kwong, Celine Kho, Lee Minghan & Soh Eng Huat Philip
Drowning Prevention
Nathanael Wee Shun Sen (Chair), **APDU Head & Aquatic Safety Unit Head – Pending; Aquatic Safety Unit Head – Pending
Rescue
Goh Shiao Kwang Irwin (Chair), Examinations & Accreditation Unit – Tan Lii Chong; Tok Wei Sin (Education Unit Head), Ivan Sin Siang Meng (First Aid & Resuscitation Unit Head)
Sports
Sim Lye Hock (Chair), Fitzkhoon Liang Yaowen (Competition Unit Head), Pui Kangrui (Officiating Unit Head)
Hon. Auditors
Lye Choon Fong Jimmy & Phee Jun Kai Jeremy

Staff

Executive
Josephine Wong
Executive
Ho Hui Ni
*As of  1st April 2018
**APDU – Aquatic Programmes for Individuals with Disabilities

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