Welcome to Junior Chamber International Malaysia!
Thank you so much for giving me your mandate to serve as your 2014 National President. It is truly a great privilege and honor and my heart is completely filled with incredible gratitude for your kind support.
I do receive a lot of advice and feedback on what problems you face and the difficulties that our whole organization in Malaysia is going through. We face issues in recruitment, retention, financial, training, branding, communication and many more.
From all those voices, I also hear good things about why all of us are still continuing our efforts in JCI. A member thanking you for teaching them something new, an incredible sense of achievement with your members after completing a project, your own realization that you have become a better person, the fabulous fun and true friendship you enjoy.
We also know, this country needs more Active Citizens and for every responsible Active Citizen we have, means greater and better sustainable growth, better living conditions, a compassionate society and every citizen finding purpose and success in their lives.
Members, I see you continue to put in you effort in JCI because you know the potential of JCI far outweighs its problems, you strive to find ways to make JCI the best place to develop young people into dynamic, influential Active Citizens.
And so, I now ask for your complete trust, belief and effort to align with the JCI Malaysia Plan of Action of 3S : System, Support and Spirit ---Systems to put our affairs in order, Support for you to implement those Systems and Spirit to commit to this plan. As one member put it this way : “We’ve got to stop complaining and start working, stop talking and start sweating. To become a great organization, we will need the effort and commitment of every JCI member in Malaysia.”
Point 1 : For every System plan that the national organization rolls out, we call for your commitment to implement it, use it and feedback to us on its viability.
Point 2 : For every National event or convention that is organized, we ask for your active involvement and participation.
Point 3 : For every member that you recruit, to instill in them the JCI Spirit and values from our creed and build a culture of excellence in every project that you organize.
In closing, let me say this. We of the National Board will do our best to support you. Nevertheless, while we can spend until we empty our bank accounts and we may summon all the wonders of systems and management, we can only succeed if we tap our greatest resources – JCI members and JCI spirit. For the sake of this nation’s young people, it is time we join hands and commit ourselves. Working together with our common faith, we can only succeed.
Yours in JCI,
Andy Ting King Dieng
2014 National President