SEARCA Governing Board

The SEARCA Governing Board (GB) is SEARCA's highest policymaking body. The GB is composed of representatives from each SEAMEO Member Country who are nominated by their respective Ministers/Secretaries of Education and appointed by the SEAMEO Council. The SEAMEO Secretariat (SEAMES) Director and SEARCA Director serve as ex-officio members of the Board.

The GB defines the general policy guidelines of the Center. They also conduct an annual review and evaluation of SEARCA's programs, financial resources, and operations.

Brunei Darussalam

Mr. Norjemee Jenek
IBTE Satellite Principal
Special Level Education Officer
Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE)
Jefri Bolkiah Campus
Setia Negara Road
Kuala Belait KA1931
Brunei Darussalam
Term: 2 October 2018 to 1 October 2021

Cambodia

Mr. Ty Channa
Director
Department of Personnel and Human Resource Development
Ministry of Agriculture
#200 Preah Norodom Blvd
Sangkat Tonle Basak
Khan Chamkamon
Phnom Penh
Cambodia
Term: 16 June 2020 to 15 June 2023

Indonesia

Prof. Dr. Ocky Karna Radjasa
Director of Research and Community Services
Deputy for Strengthening Research and Development
Ministry of Research and Technology
BPPT II Building, 19th Floor, Jl MH Thamrin, No 8
Jakarta Pusat
Jakarta 10340
Indonesia
Term: 29 August 2019 to 28 August 2022

Lao PDR

Dr. Somphong Chanthavong
Acting Dean
Faculty of Agriculture and Environment
Savannakhet University
Nong Peu Campus
Nong Peu Village
Kaysone Phomvihan District
Kaysone Phomvihanh City
Lao PDR
Term: 26 July 2019 to 25 July 2022

Malaysia

Prof. Dato' Dr. Zulkifli Idrus
Deputy Vice Chancellor
Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
Universiti Putra Malaysia
UPM Serdang
Selangor 43400
Malaysia
Term: 26 August 2020 to 25 August 2023

Myanmar

Dr. Ye Tint Tun
Director General
Department of Agricultural Research
Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation
Yezin
Nay Pyi Taw
Myanmar
Term: 2 February 2018 to 1 February 2021

Philippines

Dr. Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr.
Chancellor
Office of the Chancellor
University of the Philippines Los Baños
College, Los Baños, 4031 Laguna
Philippines
Term: 20 January 2018 to 19 January 2021

Singapore

Assoc. Prof. Chew Fook Tim
Associate Professor (Biological Sciences)
Vice Dean (Undergraduate Education and Student Life, Faculty of Science)
Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Lee Hiok Kwee Functional Genomics Laboratory Cluster
Block S2, Level 5, Science Drive 4
Singapore 117543
Term: 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2022

Thailand

Asst. Prof. Dr. Sutkhet Nakasathien
Dean, Faculty of Agriculture
Kasetsart University
50 Ngam Wong Wan Road
Lat Yao, Chatuchak
Bangkok 10900
Thailand
Term: 6 March 2019 to 5 March 2022

Timor-Leste

Dr. Acacio Cardoso Amaral
President
Institute of Polytechnic of Betano
c/o Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
Rue de Villa Verde
Dili
Timor-Leste
Term: 11 September 2019 to 10 September 2022

Vietnam

Dr. Nguyen The Hung
Rector
Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry
Cau Mo Bach
Thai Nguyen
Vietnam
Term: 21 September 2020 to 20 September 2023

SEAMEO Secretariat

Dr. Ethel Agnes P. Valenzuela
Director
SEAMEO Secretariat
Mom Luang Pin Malakul Centenary Building, 4th Floor
920 Sukhumvit Road
Prakanong, Klongtoey
Bangkok 10110
Thailand
Term: 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2023

Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio
Director
SEARCA
College, Los Banos 4031, Laguna, Philippines
Tel.: +63 49 554 9330 to 39; +63 49 536 2290; +63 49 572 3743; +63 2 8657 1300 to 02
Fax: +63 49 536 7097
Term: 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2022