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LEE Kuan Yong

(Malaysia District)
Kiwanis International Trustee 2011–14

Kiwanis Asia-Pacific (ASPAC) Chair 2016–17

Active Kiwanis Member since 1993



Here are some of the leadership roles that Lee Kuan Yong had served in the past 29 years in Kiwanis:

  • 2021-22 ASPAC Growth Chair (to support the 9 ASPAC Districts in membership growth & new club opening)

  • 2021-22 International Membership Recruitment Committee member (supporting Districts in growth)

  • 2018-21 Membership Area Coordinator for the Asia-Pacific area (to support membership growth)

  • 2014-18 Kiwanis Asia-Pacific (ASPAC) Executive Board (Vice Chair, Chair-elect, 2016-17 ASPAC Chair, Immediate Past Chair)

  • 2011-14 Kiwanis International Trustee and KI Board Counselor to the Districts of Pacific Northwest, Germany, Australia (13-14), New York, California-Nevada-Hawaii (12-13), New England and Bermuda, Korea (11-12)

  • 2009-10 Worldwide Service Project - Special Committee which recommended the ELIMINATE Project

  • 2005-07 President of KDSF (Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation, Malaysia) (KDSF National Centre was awarded Gold Winner of the 2018 Kiwanis Signature Project Contest) (see

  • 2001-02 Malaysia District Chair for New Club Building (and opened 8 new clubs)

  • 2000-01 First Governor of Malaysia District-in-Formation (which became a full district in 2002-03)

  • 1998-99 Distinguished Club President of Kuala Lumpur club (& Distinguished Treasurer 1994-95)

In 2020-21, Lee served as Chair of the ASPAC Special Committee responsible for organizing the successful virtual 2021 ASPAC eConvention, which attracted a record-breaking 2900 registered attendees from 35 Kiwanis Districts around the world. The Special Committee comprised of members from several Districts in ASPAC.

In 2021, during the global Covid-19 pandemic, Lee chaired the Kiwanis Food Aid Project 1.0 which collaborated with a Malaysian-based philanthropic Foundation and 30 Kiwanis clubs in Malaysia to deliver food parcels totalling US$120,000 to more than 5000 families in need across the country.

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