Order of Malta Korea General Assembly and Board Elections
On 6 January, the Order of Malta Korea held a special general assembly and elected new leadership as the founding board has reached its 3 year term last April. As anticipated, Sivano Yongmaan Park as President was re-elected as President and he appointed Francisco Sungkyoon Lim as Chancellor, Veronica Mihyun Kim as Hospitaller, William Yong-il Shin as Treasurer and Monica Young-sik Park as Secretary of the Board, with Theresa Yoosun Chung as Auditor. All appointments were agreed and supported by everyone who joined the assembly including the Order of Malta Korea chaplain, Fr. Mathew Byun.
The board wass officially active as 6 January, 2019, and will serve its term for the next 3 years.
During his acceptance speech, President Silvano Yongmaan Park asked all members to continuously focus on further developing religious spirit and faith while actively serving the forgotten neighbors in our society, which precisely serve the very purpose our membership.
Before the assembly, the members attended the New Year’s mass at Myeongdong Cathedral as a regular monthly activity.