In the recently concluded 4th AFA General Assembly last April 23 in Ping Tung, Taiwan, the new officers of the Executive Committee for 2010-2015 were sworn into office.
The new leaders of AFA are as follows:
Chairperson – Mr. Tsai, Shun-Te, TWADA (Taiwan)
Vice-Chairperson – Ms. Jang, Jeong-Ok, WAFF (South Korea)
Treasurer (appointed) – Mr. Vicente Fabe, PAKISAMA (Philippines)
Secretary General (appointed) – Ms. Ma. Estrella Penunia
In a simple turnover ceremony, outgoing Chairperson Ms. Sudaporn Sittisathapornkul thanked AFA members for their support during her term as AFA leader from 2008-2010.
Incoming Chairperson Mr. Tsai, Shun-Te, on the other hand, thanked Ms. Sudaporn for leading AFA in the past 2 years and encouraged everyone to work together in making AFA a stronger organization.
Mr. Tsai also vowed to have more farmer exchanges among members from different countries.
The other members of the Execom are: Mr. Ishii Yasuhiro, AINOUKAI (Japan); Mr. Mudzakir, API (Indonesia); Mr. Uon Sophal, FNN (Cambodia); Mr. Kang, Woo Hyun, KAFF (South Korea); Mr. Panya Kongpal, SORKORPOR (Thailand); Mr. Danny Huang, TDFA (Taiwan).