Sports governance

Tough to find capable leaders

Singapore Athletics president Tang Weng Fei (centre) and his team members (from left) S. Govindaraju, Eric Song, Syed Malik Aljunied, Ang Peng Siong, Poh Seng Song, Sheena Hu, Belinda Foo and Kenny Lim before their election last October. It is not ra
Singapore Athletics president Tang Weng Fei (centre) and his team members (from left) S. Govindaraju, Eric Song, Syed Malik Aljunied, Ang Peng Siong, Poh Seng Song, Sheena Hu, Belinda Foo and Kenny Lim before their election last October. It is not rare for the MC meetings to finish past midnight. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
Dipna Lim-Prasad, retired national hurdler
Dipna Lim-Prasad, retired national hurdler
Jessie Phua, Singapore Bowling Federation president
Jessie Phua, Singapore Bowling Federation president

Not enough volunteers but succession planning is crucial: Officials

A recent meeting that Singapore Athletics' chief Tang Weng Fei attended concluded by 10pm.

The oil trader grinned as he told The Straits Times: "That was a record, everyone was very happy."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 05, 2019, with the headline 'Tough to find capable leaders'. Print Edition | Subscribe