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Our Patrons

Mr Lawrence Wong
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance
Dr Janil Puthucheary
Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information &
Ministry of Health

Our BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ms Lee Sook Fung ‍
Chairman
Biography
Mr Roel Faes
Vice-Chairman
Biography
Ms Judy Low
Secretary
Biography
Ms Sharon Siah
Treasurer
Biography
Mr Seow Chin Hwee
Director
Biography
Ms Nancy Ng
Director
Biography
Dr Mariam Aljunied
Director
Biography
Dr Francis Neville Pavri
Member
Biography
Dr Ong Geok Chwee
Member
Biography
Mr Christopher Mark Galea
Member
Biography
Ms Cynthia Lee
Member
Biography

OUR COMMITTEES

Audit & Risk Committee

  • Provide a means of independent assurance and objective review of financial information risk management, process of governance and internal control mechanisms;
  • Ensure that assets are safeguarded, the risk of illegal or improper acts is reduced;
  • Review and recommend the appointment of auditors; and
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements

Fundraising Committee

  • Advise the Board on any fundraising matters;
  • Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate fundraising strategy;
  • Oversee fundraising activities and provide support for fundraising events; and
  • Assist the Board in managing interactions with donors, obtaining funds or in-kind services, thanking sponsors/donors.

Governance & Nominating Committee

  • Oversee corporate governance practices, principles, guidelines and related policies including matters related to integrity and ethics;
  • Oversee nomination of candidates for election or appointment to the Board;
  • Oversee composition, including succession planning of the Board; and
  • Conduct annual self-evaluation of the Board’s performance.

Human Resources Committee

  • Oversee and provide guidance on human resource strategies, policies, compensation and benefit schemes;
  • Oversee and provide guidance on the “Volunteer Management Governance Framework” and policies for SOS volunteers;
  • Inform the Board of the recommended changes by the Management team to the compensation and benefits framework, career development programmes, strategy and other significant changes to policies relating to employees or volunteers before implementation; and
  • Gather inputs from the Board on Chief Executive’s performance and recommend to the Chairman for approval on matters related to the Chief Executive’s compensation and benefits.

IT Committee

  • Provide subject matter support to the Board and Chief Executive; and
  • Ensure continual functioning of IT and telecommunication infrastructure and relevant applications.

Programme & Services Committee

  • Oversee new programme development;
  • Monitor and assess outcomes of existing programmes to ensure alignment with the vision, mission and objectives of the Society;
  • Actively participate in new initiatives and ascertain relevance of existing programmes;
  • Provide guidance in the development of service delivery mechanisms;
  • Initiate and guide programme evaluations;
  • Determine the priority of a list of programmes to reflect the priority of the Society and availability of resources; and
  • Develop effective procedures and resources for new programme initiation and existing programme evaluation.

Strategic Planning Committee

  • Identify strategies that will help SOS move towards her Vision; and
  • Provide oversight of the key priorities of the Strategic Plan to ensure their relevance, timeliness and that they are appropriately resourced.

ORGANISATION STRUCTURE

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Gasper Tan

Biography
  1. Chief Operating Officer

    Chief Operating Officer

    Mr Phua Chun Yat

    Biography
      1. Client Care

      2. Community Development

      3. Crisis Support (24-hour Hotline, 24-hour CareText)

      1. IT/Technical Support

      2. Research

      3. Training & Development

      4. Volunteer Management

      1. Advancement & Planning

      2. Corporate Development

      3. Corporate Finance & Compliance

      4. Organisation Development

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