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Organizational Structure

The CIFA Council is set up by the full members. It is the decision-making body of the consortium and exercises all the powers conferred by the Memorandum and Articles of Association. The Council consists of a number of councilors that is elected by the full members. The Council elects its own chairperson and deputy chairperson. It also establishes committees and appoints advisors/patron(s) where necessary.

CIFA has been inaugurated on 24 January 2008 and the Council has decided to set up committees to take forward the various aspects of work of CIFA,

a. Research & Training Committee (Chaired by Dr. Miranda Chung)

b. WEP Development Committee (Chaired by Mr. KWOK Wai Keung)

c. Promotion & Fund Raising Committee (Chaired by Mr. LAI Chi Tong)

d. 3A Project Committee (Chaired by Ms. Agnes NG Kwok Tung)

Council 2015-2017

Honorary Advisor:


Ms. LEUNG Oi Sie Elsie, GBM, JP, Ex-Secretary for Justice, HKSAR

Mrs. Patricia CHU, The Asian Academy of Family Therapy


Prof. Yen FENG, Child Welfare League Foundation, Taiwan (for Taiwan)

Prof. Yeong-Hee KIM, Chungbuk National University, Korea (for Korea)

Dr. LEE Ngak Siang, Thye Hua Kwan Moral Society, Singapore (for Singapore and Malaysia)

Dr.Shin-Ichi NAKAMURA, Japan Association of Family Therapy, Japan (for Japan)

Prof. Zhu Meihua, Social and Public Administration School, East China University of Science and Technology, China (for China)

Honorary Secretary:

Honorary Treasurer:

Ms. NG Kwok Tung, Agnes, The Nurturing Education Ltd, Hong Kong

Mr. LAI Chi Tong, Aberdeen Kai-fong Welfare Association Social Services Centre, Hong Kong


Ms. Bawany CHINAPAN, HELP University, Malaysia

Dr. Miranda CHUNG CHAN Lai Foon, Hong Kong

Ms. HE Wei, Guangdong Association of Social Work Education and Practice, China

Ms. Tabitha HO, Hong Kong

Mr. KWOK Wai Keung, Hong Kong Christian Service, Hong Kong

Ms. LAM Siu Ling, Shirley, New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, Hong Kong

Mr. LI Xiyong, Guangzhou Datong Social Work Service Centre, China

Ms. Maggie LO, Wofoo Social Enterprises, Hong Kong

Mr. Moses MUI Wai Keung, Hong Kong Council of Social Service, Hong Kong

Mr. WONG Kwong Sing, Singapore

Ms. Margaret WONG Fung Yee, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, Hong Kong

Ms. ZENG Li, Yixin Social Service Agency, China

Honorary Legal Advisor:

Honorary Auditor:

Ms. Ivy TONG, Messrs. Au-yeung, Cheng, Ho & Tin Solicitors

Mr. Edwin N.W. CHIU, T.C. Ng & Company CPA Limited


The Consortium is supported by a secretariat that will provide administrative support to the Council and the chairpersons, as well as to maintain the information clearing house and develop/upkeep the CIFA website. Initially, the secretariat is based in the HKUFI.

General Meetings

The Company shall in each year hold a general meeting as its annual general meeting in addition to any other meetings in that year, and shall specify the meeting as such in the notices calling it; and not more than 15 months shall elapse between the date of one annual general meeting of the Company and that of the next.


As the Consortium is operated on a self-funding basis, sources of funding may include the following:-

1. Tertiary institutes / organizations involved in CIFA

2. Donation/sponsorship from charitable organizations/individuals/corporations

3. Membership fees

Income generating activities, research grants and government sponsorship for special activities relevant to work of CIFA may contribute to the income of the CIFA.

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