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Appointments to Lotteries Fund Advisory Committee

     The Government announced today (August 21) the appointment of two new members and the re-appointment of eight incumbent members to the Lotteries Fund Advisory Committee for a term of two years with effect from September 1.

     The two new members are Ms Lilian Law Suk-kwan and Ms Peggy Lee Pik-yee.

     Ms Law is the Executive Director of the Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong. She is a member of the Community Investment and Inclusion Fund Committee, the Family Council and the Council for Sustainable Development.

     Ms Lee is an elected Wan Chai District Councillor. She is a member of the Appeal Tribunal Panel (Buildings), the Citizens Advisory Committee on Community Relations of the Independent Commission Against Corruption and the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education.

     Eight incumbent members, namely Mr David Chan Wai-ming, Mr Nelson Cheng Wai-hung, Professor Lam Ching-man, Dr Sigmund Leung Sai-man, Mr Timothy Ma Kam-wah, Professor Helen Meng Mei-ling, Mr Suen Lai-sang and Ms Connie Wong Wai-ching, have been re-appointed.

     The Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, welcomed the appointments. He said, "The members come from a wide range of professions. Their expertise and experience will benefit the work and deliberation of the Committee. I look forward to their valuable advice on the work of the Committee."

     He also thanked the two outgoing members, Ms Loretta Lo Yee-hang and Mr Joseph Man Hung-yee, for their sterling contributions during their tenure.

     The Committee, chaired by the Director of Social Welfare, advises on applications from welfare organisations for allocations from the Lotteries Fund and on charitable fund-raising issues including the allocation of flag days.

     Following is the membership list of non-official members of the Committee with effect from September 1, 2015:

Mr David Chan Wai-ming
Mr Nelson Cheng Wai-hung
Professor Lam Ching-man
Ms Lilian Law Suk-kwan
Ms Peggy Lee Pik-yee
Dr Sigmund Leung Sai-man
Mr Timothy Ma Kam-wah
Professor Helen Meng Mei-ling
Mr Suen Lai-sang
Ms Connie Wong Wai-ching

Ends/Friday, August 21, 2015
Issued at HKT 11:30


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