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Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee

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Ng Ser Miang, Vice-President of the SNOC and Chairman of the SYOGOC, speaking to reporters in April 2009

The Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (SYOGOC) is the organisation in charge of organising the inaugural 2010 Youth Olympic Games. A selection process to determine the members of the games' organising committee commenced soon after the bid result announcement. Plans were made to have the committee visit the IOC, to obtain greater details on organising the event.[1] The 23 members of the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (SYOGOC) were announced on 24 March 2008 as follows:

Olympic rings with white rims.svg 2010 Summer Youth Olympics
Singapore Youth Olympic Games advisory committee members[2]
Position Member Portfolio
Chairman Ng Ser Miang International Olympic Committee Executive Board member in Singapore, Vice Chairman, SNOC
Deputy Chairman Niam Chiang Meng Former Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports
Advisor Kelly Fairweather Chief Executive Officer, Sport Performance Institute, Stellenbosch University and former Director (Sports), International Olympic Committee
Chief Executive Officer Brigadier-General(NS) Goh Kee Nguan
Member Alex Chan Former Chairman, Singapore Sports Council
Member Chris Chan Secretary-General, Singapore National Olympic Council
Member Chang Hwee Nee Former Deputy Secretary (Policy), Ministry of Education
Member Patrick Daniel Editor-in-Chief, Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Member Kenny Eng Business Development Manager, Nyee Phoe Group and Director, Gardenasia
Member Noel Hon Former Chairman, Singapore Kindness Movement
Member Koh Seng Leong Olympic sailor
Member Kwek Leng Joo Managing Director, City Developments Limited and Vice Chairman, Singapore Business Federation
Member Asst. Prof C Kunalan Secretary, Singapore National Olympic Council Anti-Doping in Sports Commission
Member Low Teo Ping President, Singapore Sailing Federation and Vice-President, Singapore National Olympic Council
Member Oon Jin Teik Former Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Sports Council
Member Michael Palmer Member of Parliament (Pasir Ris-Punggol Group Representation Constituency) and Partner, Harry Elias Partnership
Member Annabel Pennefather President, Singapore Hockey Federation and Vice-President, Singapore National Olympic Council
Member Shaun Seow Deputy CEO (News, Radio, Print), MediaCorp
Member Sim Gim Guan Deputy Secretary (Information & Corporate Management), Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts
Member Dr Benedict Tan Chairman, Singapore National Olympic Council Athletes’ Commission
Member Dr Tan Eng Liang Vice-President, Singapore National Olympic Council
Member Josephine Teo Li Min Member of Parliament (Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency) and Assistant Secretary-General and Director (Youth Development), National Trades Union Congress
Member Zainudin Nordin Member of Parliament (Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency) and Mayor, Central Singapore District

The SYOGOC would be aided by a panel of advisors, composed of Cabinet ministers Vivian Balakrishnan, Teo Chee Hean, Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Ng Eng Hen, and former Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Community Development, Youth & Sports (MCYS) Teo Ser Luck.[3] In addition, an Inter-Ministry Committee was established with Niam Chiang Meng, former Permanent Secretary, MCYS as its chairman.[4] Comprising five sub-committees on Sports, Culture and Education, Community Outreach, Youth Engagement and Business and Marketing, its members would be announced at a later date.[citation needed]

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