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PA(S) Elections 2017-2019: For President (Michael Lai)

Candidate 2

Michael Lai Name: Michael Yi Chang Lai
Nominator: Self; Seconder: Georgina Callaghan
Length of Practice in Singapore: 7 years 2 months
Membership with PA(S): 2010 to 2013(?), 2016 to 2017
Past PA(S) committee: None prior

Manifesto
I am a plain-spoken man, and I have a plain and singular mission statement for why I wish to be the President of the PAS: To bring about change to the practice and culture of the profession in Singapore. The above is the only reason I am running to be president. Once I feel that the profession has been safeguarded against the current...
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PA(S) Elections 2017-2019: For Vice President (Alvis Leon)

Candidate 1

Leon Alvis Name: Alvis Leon Timothy Charles
Nominator: Marabelle Heng; Seconder: Melissa Lee
Length of Practice in Singapore: 1 year 8 months
Membership with PA(S): 2015 to 2016
Past PA(S) committee: Vice-President 2016

Manifesto

Dear Members,

It has been a honour to be able to serve in the Podiatry Association (Singapore). In the past year, we have, as an organisation, been able to reach out to the community through several events.

As a committee member, I would like to increase community awareness of our Association through various platforms such as educational talks (to organisations, community centres), marathons and schools.

It is also very important to...
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PA(S) Elections 2017-2019: For Vice President (Melissa Phua)

Candidate 2

Melissa Phua Name: Melissa Phua
Nominator: Tiffany Chew; Seconder: Matthias Ho
Length of Practice in Singapore: 14 years 7 months
Membership with PA(S): 2002 to 2016
Past PA(S) committees: Secretary, Treasurer

Manifesto
I am very committed to the forwarding of the profession in Singapore. As part of this drive, I plan to contribute to the Association in the capacity of supporting and advising the President: - on best clinical practices, policies, clinical governance and so on - dealing with the media and other publicity materials - enforcing and governance against errant practices - working with relevant authorities and stakeholders...
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PA(S) Elections 2017-2019: For Secretary (Wan Mun)

Wan MunName: Wong Wan Mun
Nominator: Marabelle Heng; Seconder: Ng Jia Lin
Length of Practice in Singapore: 2 years 8 months
Membership with PA(S): 2014 to 2017
Past PA(S) committee: nil

Manifesto
I love how our association provides a platform bringing us, a small group profession, together with the social and non-social events. Podiatry association of Singapore is not just something that serves to develop continuing education after graduation, it is also where podiatrists develop friendship, perhaps through ranting about difficult patients or maybe sharing the successes of different hospital systems.
I believe I will serve as a valuable asset to the...
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PA(S) Elections 2017-2019: For Treasurer (Lynn)

Lynn TohName: Toh Lynn Li
Nominator: Daphne Tan; Seconder: Fiona Hu

Length of Practice in Singapore: 6 years
Membership with PA(S): 2011 to 2017
Past PA(S) committee: Nil

Manifesto
Hello, my name is Lynn and I will be running for the Treasurer position for PAS 2017-2019. I have been Class Treasurer back in secondary school days where I managed the class funds used for events. I was also in the Marketing Committee in the student council for when I did pre-university where I mainly organized events to promote the student council. Previously when I was at NUH, I played a role in...
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PA(S) Elections 2017-2019: For Continuing Education Officer (Caselyn Quek)

Caselyn QuekName: Caselyn Quek
Nominator: Kuah Bao Peng; Seconder: Marabelle Heng

Length of Practice in Singapore: 2 year 2 months
Membership with PA(S): 2016 to 2017
Past PA(S) committee: Public relations officer 2016

Manifesto
Dear PA(S),
I would like to run for the position of Continuing Education Officer for the upcoming term.
Having had the opportunity to serve in the current committee as Public Relations Officer, I have been fortunate enough to help PAS organize various public outreaches to increase the awareness of Podiatry and to educate on basic foot care. Despite my short role as PRO, what...
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