Executive Committee

The FHS has been fortunate in having dedicated members who have been willing to serve as members of its EXCOMM. The EXCOMM serves for three years, and is elected at the Triennial General Meeting held in conjunction with the Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture. The composition of the EXCOMM has been as follows:

The Eleventh Executive Committee


Chairperson: Dr. Kua Beng Chu (Malaysia)
Vice-Chairperson: Dr. Pravata Pradhan (India)
Secretary/Treasurer: Dr. Eduardo M. LeaƱo (Philippines/Thailand)


  • Dr. Agus Sunarto (Indonesia/Australia; Past Chair)
  • Dr. Motohiko Sano (Japan)
  • Dr. Neeraj Sood (India)
  • Dr. Han-Ching Wang (Taiwan)
  • Dr. Qingli Zhang (P.R. China)
  • Dr. Siow Foong Chang (Singapore)
  • Ms. Varinee Panyawachira (Thailand)
  • Dr. Dang Thi Lua (Vietnam)


  • Dr. Jiraporn Jarungsriapisit (Thailand)
  • Dr. Desrina (Indonesia)
  • Dr. Stephen Pyecroft (Australia)
  • Dr. Syed Shabib Hasan (India)
  • Dr. Naveen Kumar B.T. (India)

Electronic Newsletter Editors:

  • Dr. Neeraj Sood
  • Ms. Imelda Rantty
  • Dr. Naveen Kumar
  • Dr. Supranee Chinabut (Advisor)
  • Dr. Melba Reantaso (Advisor)

Detailed Profile

The Tenth Executive Committee


Chairperson: Dr Agus Sunarto (Indonesia/Australia)
Vice-Chairperson: Dr Kua Beng Chu (Malaysia)
Secretary/Treasurer: Dr Eduardo Leano (Philippines/Thailand)


  • Dr Phan Thi Van (Vietnam, Past Chair)
  • Prof Motohiko Sano (Japan)
  • Dr P.K. Pradhan (India)
  • Prof Han-Ching Wang (Taiwan)
  • Dr Liang Yan (P.R. China)
  • Dr Siow-Foong Chang (Singapore)
  • Ms Varinee Panyawachira (Thailand)
  • Mr Gerald Misol Jr. (Malaysia)


  • Dr Dang Thi Lua (Vietnam)
  • Dr Benjaporn Somridhivej (Thailand)
  • Ms Imelda Rantty (Malaysia)
  • Ms Dewi Syahidah (Indonesia)
  • Mr Partho Pratim Debnath (Bangladesh)

FHS Electronic Newsletter Editors:

  • Dr P.K. Pradhan
  • Dr Neeraj Sood
  • Ms Dewi Syahidah
  • Dr Supranee Chinabut (Advisor)

Detailed Profile

The Ninth Executive Committee


Chairperson : Dr. Phan Thi Van (Vietnam)
Vice Chairperson : Dr. Agus Sunarto (Indonesia/Australia)
Secretary/Treasurer : Dr. Eduardo Leaño (Philippines/Thailand)
Committee Members :

  • Prof. C.V. Mohan (India/Malaysia; Past Chair)
  • Dr. Le Van Khoa (Vietnam)
  • Dr. Susan Gibson-Kueh (Singapore/Australia)
  • Dr. P.K. Pradhan (India)
  • Dr. Motohiko Sano (Japan)
  • Dr. Huang Jie (China)
  • Dr. Darshanee Ruwandeepika (Sri Lanka)
  • Dr. Puttharat Baoprasertkul (Thailand)


  • Dr. Han-Ching Wang (Taiwan)
  • Dr. Riji John (India)
  • Dr. Ei Lin Ooi (Singapore/Thailand)
  • Dr. Joselito Somga (Philippines)
  • Dr. Beng Chu Kua (Malaysia)


Detailed Profile

The Eighth Executive Committee


Chairperson : Prof. CV Mohan (India)
Vice Chairperson : Dr. Le Van Khoa (Vietnam)
Secretary/Treasurer : Dr. Puttharat Baoprasertkul (Thailand)
Past Chairperson : Prof Chu-Fang Lo (Taiwan)
Committee Members :

  • Prof. Chu-Fang Lo (Taiwan)
  • Prof. Ikuo Hirono (Japan)
  • Dr. Huang Jie (China)
  • Dr. P.K. Sahoo (India)
  • Dr. Leigh Owens (Australia)
  • Dr. Darshanee Ruwandeepika (Sri Lanka)
  • Dr. Edgar Amar (Philippines)
  • Dr. Susan Gibson-Kueh (Editor) (Singapore/Australia)


  • Dr. Elena S. Catap (Philippines)
  • Dr. Rajeev Kumar Jha (India/Indonesia)
  • Ms Wanida Tamat (Brunei)
  • Dr. P.K.Pradhan (India)
  • Dr. Chumporn Soowannayan (Thailand)


Detailed Profile

The Seventh Executive Committee


Chairperson : Prof Chu-Fang Lo (Taiwan)
Vice Chairperson : Prof Chadag Vishnumurthy Mohan (India)
Secretary/Treasurer : Dr. Suppalak Lewis (Thailand)
Past Chairperson :Prof Takashi Aoki (Japan)
Committee Members :

  • Dr. Celia Lavilla-Pitogo (Philippines)
  • Dr. Brian Jones (Australia)
  • Dr. Mangalika Hettiarachchi (Sri Lanka)
  • Mr. Arun Padiyar (India)
  • Dr. Jianhai Xiang (China)
  • Dr. Nguyen Huu Dung (Vietnam)
  • Prof. Myung-Joo Oh (Korea)


  • Mr. Pradeep Aruna Dissanayake (Sri Lanka)
  • Dr. Puttharat Baoprasertkul (Thailand)
  • Dr. Elena S. Catap (Philippines)

DAAVII Proceeding Editorial Team

  • Dr. Melba B. Reantaso (Philippines/US/Italy)
  • Dr. Brian Jones (Australia)
  • Dr. Flavio Corsin (Italy/Vetnam)

Detailed Profile

The Sixth Executive Committee


Chairperson : Prof. Takashi Aoki (Japan)
Vice Chairperson : Prof. Chu-Fang Lo (Taiwan)
Secretary/Treasurer : Mr. Arun Padiyar (India/Indonesia)
Past Chairperson : Dr. Melba B. Reantaso (Philippines/US/Italy)
Committee Members :

  • Dr. Brian Jones (Australia)
  • Dr. Sharon McGladdery (Canada)
  • Dr. Flavio Corsin (Italy/Vietnam)
  • Dr. Mangalika Hettiarachchi (Sri Lanka)
  • Dr. Suppalak Puttinaowarat (Thailand)
  • Dr. Jimmy Turnbull (UK)
  • Dr. Dang Oanh (Vietnam)

FHS Electronic Newsletter Editorial Team

  • Dr. Melba B. Reantaso (Philippines/US/Italy)
  • Dr. Brian Jones (Australia)

Detailed Profile

The Fifth Executive Committee


Chairperson : Melba Bondad-Reantaso
Vice Chairperson : Takashi Aoki
Secretary/Treasurer : Peter Walker
Past Chairperson : Supranee Chinabut
Committee Members :

  • Mangalika Hettiarachchi
  • Albert Choi
  • Pornlerd Chanratchakool
  • Indrani Karunasagar
  • Chu-Fang Lo
  • Agus Sunarto
  • Celia Lavilla-Pitogo (Newsletter Editor)

Detailed Profile

The Fourth Executive Committee


Chairperson : Dr. Supranee Chinabut (Thailand)
Vice Chairperson : Dr. Richard Callinan (Australia)
Secretary/Treasurer : Dr. Melba Bondad-Reantaso (Thailand)
Committee Members :

  • Dr. Takashi Aoki (Japan)
  • Ms. Kua Beng Chu (Malaysia)
  • Dr. Yen Ling Song (Republic of China)
  • Prof. Jiang Yulin (People's Republic of China)
  • Dr. C.V. Mohan (India)
  • Mr. Masud Khan (Bangladesh)
  • Ms. Phan Thi Van (Vietnam)
  • Ms. Celia Lavilla-Pitogo (Philippines) (Newsletter Editor)

The Third Executive Committee


Chairperson : Ms. Celia R. Lavilla-Pitogo (Philippines)
Vice Chairperson : Prof. Kiyokuni Muroga (Japan)
Secretary/Treasurer : Ms. Susan Lumanlan-Mayo (Philippines)
Committee Members :

  • Dr. Rohana Subasinghe (Sri Lanka)
  • Dr. Supranee Chinabut (Thailand)
  • Prof. S.N. Chen (Taiwan)
  • Dr. Susan Lim (Malaysia)
  • Dr. Richard Callinan (Australia)
  • Prof. Jiang Yulin (China)
  • Dr. K.M. Shankar (India)
  • Dr. C.V. Mohan (India) ( Newsletter Editor)

The Second Executive Committee


Chairperson : Dr. Rohana Subasinghe (Sri Lanka)
Vice Chairperson : Dr. Kamonporn Tonguthai (Thailand)
Secretary/Treasurer : Dr. Hassan Mohd. Daud (Malaysia)
Committee Members :

  • Dr. Ian Anderson (Australia)
  • Dr. Timothy W. Flegel (Thailand)
  • Dr. Takahisa Kimura (Japan)
  • Dr. Leong Tak Seng (Malaysia)
  • Dr. C.V. Mohan (India)
  • Ms. Celia Lavilla-Pitogo (Philippines)
  • Dr. Akhmed Rukyani (Indonesia)
  • Dr. Mohd. Shariff (Malaysia) (Newsletter Editor)

The First Executive Committee


Chairperson : Dr. Leong Tak Seng (Malaysia)
Vice Chairperson : Dr. Kamonporn Tonguthai (Thailand)
Secretary/Treasurer : Dr. Faizah Shaharom (Malaysia)
Committee Members :

  • Dr. Ian Anderson (Australia)
  • Mrs. Gilda Lio-Po (Philippines)
  • Dr. Rohana P. Subasinghe (Sri Lanka)
  • Dr. Takahisa Kimura (Japan)
  • Dr. Akhmed Rukyani (Indonesia)
  • Dr. Pan Jin Pei (China)
  • Dr. Mhd. Shariff (Malaysia) (Newsletter Editor)


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