Appointment of Town Planning Board members

    The Chief Executive has appointed six officials and 31 non-officials to the Town Planning Board for a two-year term from April 1, 2008 to March 31, 2010.

    The Permanent Secretary for Development (Planning & Lands) has been re-appointed as chairman and Ir Dr Greg Wong Chak-yan has been appointed as vice-chairman of the board.

    A government spokesman said today (March 28) that the 31 non-official members appointed would provide the Town Planning Board with the needed knowledge and community input in discharging its statutory role.

    "Members of the Town Planning Board are also appointed to serve on the board's planning committees - the Metro Planning Committee and the Rural and New Town Planning Committee," he said.

    Following is the full membership published in the gazette today:

Permanent Secretary for Development (Planning & Lands)

Ir Dr Greg Wong Chak-yan 

Official Members:
Director of Planning
Deputy Secretary (Transport)1, Transport and Housing Bureau, or alternate member
Director of Home Affairs, or alternate members
Director of Environmental Protection, or alternate members
Director of Lands, or alternate members

Non-official Members:
The re-appointed members are:

Mr Chan Bing-woon
Mr Walter Chan Kar-lok
Ms Maggie Chan Man-ki
Mr Nelson Chan Wah-yu
Mr David Chan Wai-ming
Mr Raymond Chan Yuk-ming
Mr Leslie Chen Hung-chi
Mr Cheng Yan-kee
Professor David Dudgeon
Mr Felix Fong Wo
Mr Tony Kan Chung-nin
Ms Anna Kwong Sum-yee
Professor Paul Lam Kwan-sing
Dr James Lau Chi-wang
Ms Starry Lee Wai-king
Mr Leung Kong-yui
Ir Edmund Leung Kwong-ho 
Professor Leung Nai-kong
Professor Bernard Vincent Lim Wan-fung
Dr Ng Cho-nam
Dr Daniel To Boon-man
Mr Stanley Wong Yuen-fai
Mr Alfred Donald Yap
Ms Sylvia Yau Siu-fee

The new appointees are:

Professor Edwin Chan Hon-wan
Mr Rock Chen Chung-nin
Dr Ellen Lau Yuet-yung
Mr Maurice Lee Wai-man
Mr Timothy Ma Kam-wah
Dr Winnie Tang Shuk-ming

Ends/Friday, March 28, 2008
Issued at HKT 11:58