Education Council (EC)

The Education Council is the component of the International Water, Air & Soil Conservation Society that is responsible for education and training programs. It produces and promotes programs and activities in education and training. The goal of its programming is to encourage adequate human resources in the fields of air and waste management, improve the knowledge and skills of members and the public, and exchange information to improve environmental knowledge and decisions.

Primarily, this Council:

  • develops and delivers professional development programs on leading-edge topics within the
    realm of air and waste management such as webinars and courses.
  • develops and delivers materials used to educate members, other environmental management
    professionals, the media, educators, and the general public about environmental issues

All Association members with interest in education and training are encouraged to participate in its activities by joining the committees of the Council.

Committee Members

Professional Development Division

Chair

Rosnah Binti Hai Baharom

Vice Chair

Siti Ramlah Binti Ahmad
The Professional Development Division of the Education Council has as its primary focus the continuing education and training of environmental professionals.

Webinar Committee

Chair

Safiah Yusmah Binti Arhan

Vice Chair

Nurliyana Sulaiman
This committee promotes information through webinars on environmental issues and facilitates information exchange.

Higher Education Division

Chair

Nur Naqibah Anieyah

Vice Chair

Jeaner Lyea Jaochim
One of the key objectives of the Higher Education Division is to promote academic activities that will ensure an adequate pool of competent environmental professionals for the future. This Division focuses on assisting students with personal environmental career tracks.

University/College Education Committee

Chair

Thong Hui Lin

Vice Chair

Vacant
This committee provides a forum that integrates and implements college and university related activities with the fields of air and waste management. Additionally, this committee fosters the professional development of student members and enhances the role of Student Chapters of the Association through the sponsorship of a student program at the Annual Conference, a student paper/poster contest, development of student activities, and the facilitation of communication between Chapters.

Public Education Division

Chair

Yapp Ching Yii

Vice Chair

Rati Anak Agong
The Public Education Division has a dual focus:

(1) To develop and provide public education programs and materials on environmental issues.

(2) To provide outreach opportunities for members to become actively involved in environmental education efforts.

Malaysian Scouts Committee

Chair

Mohd Azri Bin Ramli

Vice Chair

Sharil Bin Kuru
This committee works with the Boy Scouts to plan INWASCON involvement in the National Boy Scout of Malaysia.

Continuing Education Committee

Chair

Mohd Zaki Bin Nur Din
This committee develops guidelines for and oversees the progress of the continuing education
program including course selection.

The Committee for the Professional Development of Women

Chair

Florence Tang Yi Yuan
The mission of the Committee is to draw upon the unique perspectives and talents of women, to encourage women’s participation and involvement in the environmental profession, to mentor women in the profession, and to further the goals of the Society. The committee is open to any member of the Society who is willing to participate in its activities. All members are welcome to attend the Committee’s annual program and luncheon at INWASCON’s Annual Conference.

Scholarship Awards Committee

Chair

Nur Amirah Binti Hasnin

Vice Chair

Nur Faezah Binti Mohd Anas
This committee develops guidelines and criteria for the scholarship awards program and recommends to the Board of Directors candidates for the annual scholarship program.

Scholarship Campaign Committee

Chair

Vacant

Vice Chair

Vacant
The mission of the Scholarship Campaign Committee is to solicit support for INWASCON’s Scholarship Endowment Trust Fund in order to ensure continued financial support to students in pursuit of advanced degrees dealing directly with environmental courses of study or issues.

Environmental Education T-10 Committee

Chair

(1) Siti Hajar Binti Asmuran

(2) Nursharrina Binti Yunus
The Public Information Committee; develops and oversees the distribution of quality technical programs and information directed toward the general public and other specialized audiences.

Vice Chair

Teo Long Xuan
The Environmental Education T-10 Committee develops environmental education curriculum, develops programs to market and distribute T-10 environmental education curriculum and programs, encourages teacher training workshops, and coordinates other child environmental programs. Public Information Committee.

The Scouts Association of Malaysia

Chair

Zainap Binti Din

Vice Chair

Amir Aljufri