More Facts

PRESIDENTS OF THE ASSOCIATION

1918              Lady Bertram

1925              Lady Glencora Schneider

1939              Lady Olive Caldecott

1944              Lady Daphne Moore

1949              The Honorable Joan Ramsbotham

1950              Lady Hankinson

1951              Lady Gabrielle Caithness

1952              Lady Syers

1953              Lady Estelle Obeysekera (First Sri Lankan President)

1962              H.E. Mrs William Gopallawa

1971              Mrs Hema Basnayake

1985              Mrs Sita Rajasuriya

1995              Mrs Mukta Wijesinha

1997              Mrs Freny Jilla

2002              Ms   Siromi Rodrigo

2007              Mrs Venetia Gamage

2012               Mrs Dushyanthi Perera

 

CHIEF COMMISSIONERS

1918              Mrs R.W.Byrde

1926              Mrs W.T.Southern

                        Mrs D.Trefusis

1932              Mrs G.S.Wodeman

1934              Lady Stubbs

1938              Mrs Sybil F Morley

1941              Mrs Dorothy Villiers

1942              Mrs Mary Hobson

1950              Ms  M Sandys

1952              Ms  Edna Alvis ( First Sri Lankan Chief Commissioner)

1958              Mrs Sita Rajasuriya

1968              Mrs Mukta Wijesinha

1973              Mrs Freny Jilla

1978              Mrs Chaturanee Abeywira

1983              Mrs Venetia Gamage

1990              Mrs Julie Samuel

1995              Mrs Ramya Abeykoon

2000              Mrs Marlyn Dissanayaka

2004              Mrs Thilini Atukorala

2007              Ms Kanthi Fernando

2010              Mrs Shanta Jayalath

2013              Miss. Yasmin Raheem

MEMBERS OF THE SRI LANKA GIRL GUIDES ASSOCIATION WHO HAVE SERVED ON:

World Board (previously known as World Committee)

1960 to 1969          Mrs Sita Rajasuriya

1975 to 1984          Mrs Mukta Wijesinha

1987 to 1996          Mrs Venetia Gamage

2011         Mrs Shaleeka Abeygunasekera (appointed at the 34th World Conference in 2011)

Asia Pacific Committee

1981 to 1987          Mrs Freny Jilla

2001 to 2007        Mrs Kundhavi Fernandopulle  (formerly Balachandran)

2007                         Ms Ruchira Jayasinghe  (appointed at the 9th Asia Pacific 

                                  Regional Conference in 2007 and re elected in 2010 ) .   

Finance Committe

1996 to 2002          Mrs Chamilla Sudusinghe

World Centres Committee and Centre Team Leader for Pax Lodge

2009 to 2011   Ms Amila Jayamaha  (re appointed for a 2nd term in 2011)

Sangam Committee

1975 to 1978          Mrs Freny Jilla

World Bureau

1970 t0 1993    Ms Siromi Rodrigo appointed as Asia Pacific Executive and later as Head, Training and Development and Deputy Director, World Bureau.

1990 to 1992      Dr Kush Herat appointed as Community Development and External Relations

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