Updated: 07/15/2013 19:38

Jennie Chua to step down as Community Chest chairman

Jennie Chua to step down as Community Chest chairman

The Community Chest will undergo a leadership change at the next annual general meeting of the National Council of Social Service, NCSS, in August. 

Ms Jennie Chua will hand over the chairmanship to Mr Phillip Tan, who's concurrently Vice President of the NCSS board. 

Ms Chua will however continue as Adviser of Community Chest. 

In thanking Ms Chua for her outstanding service to Community Chest over the past 14 years, Acting Minister for Social and Family Development, Chan Chun Sing, noted the growth in funds raised and reach of Community Chest under her leadership. 

He said that in engaging organisations and members of the public in worthwhile causes, Ms Chua also helped nurture a more caring and giving community. 

Mr Hsieh Fu Hua, President of NCSS, added that Ms Chua's impact on the social service sector extended beyond raising funds for those in need. 

She has helped to raise the level of social consciousness in Singapore.

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