Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM), a coalition of 28 non-governmental organizations, concluded its 10th Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2022 on 6th August 2022.
The AGM elected a new team of leadership for the coalition with Stanley Yong Yew Wei, the Deputy Chair of the previous term and a Vice President of the member organisation The Kuala Lumpur & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall, being elected as the new Chair of GBM.
The outgoing Chair, Badlishah Sham Baharin, who is also the President of the member organisation Pertubuhan IKRAM Malaysia, stepped down after leading the coalition from 2020 to 2022.
He thanked the outgoing Executive Council for the support during his term and urged all the member organisations to continue upholding “GBM Spirit” and to continue supporting GBM’s ongoing endeavours such as Manifesto Rakyat and GBM’s involvement in Rasuah Busters.
The list of newly elected Executive Council (Exco) members of GBM is as follows:
Chair: Stanley Yong Yew Wei – Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall (KLSCAH)
Deputy Chair: Arumugam Kalimuthu – Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM)
Secretary: Helen Ting Mu Hung – LLG Cultural Development Centre (LLG)
Assistant Secretary: Sarajun Hoda Abdul Hassan – Pertubuhan Aliran Kesedaran Nasional (ALIRAN)
Treasurer: Jusni Yusoff – Pertubuhan IKRAM Malaysia (IKRAM)
Tan Yew Sing – Merdeka University Berhad (MUB)
Lee KokLi – ENGAGE Network (ENGAGE)
Loh Pai Ling – Buddhist Missionary Society Malaysia (BMSM)
Jeffrey FK Phang – Persatuan Penduduk Petaling Jaya (MyPJ)
Chong Kok Boon- Monsoons Malaysia (MM)
Saminatha Kumaran Veloo – Tamil Foundation Malaysia (TF)
Stanley Yong Yew Wei
Chair, Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM)
For and on behalf of the Executive Council (2022-2024), GBM