EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING 04/2015

The first meeting of the 2015/2016 Executive Committee and the fourth committee meeting for the year 2015, was held on Thursday, 30 April 2015 from 1100 to 1330 hours at the Meeting Room, Bangunan NADI, AIROD Complex, Subang. The meeting was chaired by Jen Tan Sri Datuk Amar Mohd Ghazali bin Dato' Mohd Seth, (Bersara), our RAFOC President. Present were our Deputy President, Vice President (Navy), Vice President (Air), 10 other committee members and committee member in-attendance. Also present were the three members of the Board of Appeal and the Chairman of our Golf Sub-Committee, on invitation.

This was the first meeting for the 2015/2016 Executive Committee after the Annual General Meeting held on Sunday, 29 March 2015 which saw the presence of our new Vice President (Air), new Honorary Treasurer, one new committee member and one new committee member in-attendance, and the three new members of the Board of Appeal. The Deputy President, Vice President (Navy) and two other committee members who were present were re-elected into office for their final 2-year term (2015-2017) at the last Annual General Meeting.

The committee received the reports from the Honorary Secretary on the general administration of RAFOC and from the Honorary Treasurer on the financial situation of RAFOC since the last committee meeting. The meeting discussed and passed the minutes of the last committee meeting held on 23 March 2015 and went through the matters arising from the last Annual General Meeting held on Sunday, 29 March 2015. The meeting also discussed on the direction and the activities to be held by RAFOC for the remaining year 2015.

The meeting considered and approved five additional new members for the month of March 2015. With the approval of the five new members, the total membership as at 30 April 2015 stood at 649 (39 have since left us).

The meeting also allocated the committee members to be responsible for the various portfolios as follows:


a. Membership & Net-Working
 - Lt Kol Dato' Nawawi bin Mat Desa, (Bersara)
b. Finance & Building
 - Jen Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Shahrom bin Dato' Hj Nordin, (Bersara)
c. Social & Other Get-Together
 - Mej Jen Dato' Abd Malek Shahar bin Harun, TUDM, (Bersara)
d. Retirement Matters & Related Issues
 - Brig Jen Dato' Adnan bin Ali, (Bersara)
e. Defence Matters & Related Issues
 - Brig Jen Dato' Jamaludin bin Shamsudin, TUDM, (Bersara)
f. Golf Activities
 - Lt Kol Ramli bin Kinta, (Bersara)
g. Communication & Public Relations
 - Lt Kol Dato' Nawawi bin Mat Desa, (Bersara)
(Note:  Mej Ganeson Alwar, (Bersara) will be responsible for 
the "Deepavali Lunch" and Lt Kdr Phua will be responsible for 
the "Chinese New Year Lunch.")

The committee members, responsible for the various portfolios will co-opt other committee members and will invite other members to be in their respective sub-committees.

All in all, it was a good meeting and our committee members are now ready to organise the various activities for the remaining year 2015. Our thanks to Tan Sri Dato' Seri Ahmad bin Johan, President of NADI Sdn Bhd and our Vice President (Army) and Jen Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Shahrom bin Dato' Hj Nordin, (Bersara), Senior Executive Director (Defence}, NADI Sdn Bhd and our Committee Member, and the staff of NADI for facilitating our meeting at the Meeting Room, NADI Building, AIROD Complex, Subang and for hosting the lunch after our meeting.

Note: Our RAFOC Executive Committee meet once a quarter to discuss and approve related matters to the running of the association. In addition, sub-committees under the responsible committee members meet from time to time to discuss the various activities. Members are kindly invited to assist the Sub-Committees where and when they can.