Newly-elected Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt has introduced his working team and four deputy governors on his official first day as governor yesterday, June 1st.
The governor casually revealed his working committee in front of the garden of the City Hall yesterday afternoon after receiving official certification from the Election Commission (EC) as the 17th governor.
A crowd of Bangkok government officers was heard cheering and clapping for Chadchart as he reached the City Hall. He then greeted them and said to the press that he felt warmly welcomed by his ‘colleagues’.
The four deputy governors are (1.) Assoc. Prof. Wisanu Subsompon, an Associate Professor of the Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering – Chulalongkorn University; (2.) Jakkapan Piew-Ngam, former Deputy Governor in the previous committee of Aswin Kwanmueng; (3.) Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tavida Kamolvej, Dean for Academic Affairs of Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University; and (4.) Sanon Wangsrangboon, a 33-year-old activist who had been fighting for grassroots in the capital.
The Advisory Board to the Governor includes (1.) Torsak Chotimongkol as the Chairman; (2.) Asst. Prof. Dr. Kessara Thanyalakpark, Director-Education & Raising Funds at Chulalongkorn University; (3.) General Niphat Thonglek, former Permanent Secretary for Defence Ministry; (4.) Air Chief Marshal Anutara Chittinan, MD., President of the Royal College of Physicians of Thailand; (5.) Police General Adit Ngamjitsuksri, Tourist Police Division chief; (6.) Dr. Wilawan Thammachat, former councilor for Chatuchak District, Pheu Thai Party; (7.) Atthaset Petchmeesri, Chadchart’s pre-elected working team member and drainage specialist; (8.) Panumas Sukumporn, Assistant to Redeemer Foundation for the Development of Persons with Disabilities; and (9.) Pornprom Wikitset, Chadchart’s pre-elected working team member and an environmentalist.
Phimuk Simaroj, Former MP of Thai Rak Thai Party, was appointed as the Secretary-General. Voice TV reporter Aekvarunyoo Amrapal, Jirat Mawai of the Urban Design and Development Center, Sitichai Arunyakanon, and Sani Jiuchinda are the Assistant Secretary-Generals.
Photo Courtesy: INN News
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