Board of Directors
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of CVCD is the highest institution of the organization. The Board is responsible for approving policy change, the budget plan and resolving issues that are discussed by the Executive Committee. In 2011, CVCD’s respectful Board of Directors consisted of:
Mr. Chann Savoeung
Mr. Savoeung has served as the board chair of CVCD since 2010. Despite the long distance, as he is the current CEO of VisionFund Mongolia based in Mongolia, he is very committed and passionate about the social development and contribution to Cambodia. He has led CVCD voluntarily with tireless commitment and dedication.
Mr. Nimith started working with Human and Health in July 2014. He holds a bachelors degree in general management and a masters in in business and administration. Nimith has over 20 years of working experience in the fields of enviromental conservation and integrated rural development. In 2009 Nimith worked as a United Nations Volunteer. Additionaly he assisted the Yeak Laom community to manage their community based ecotourism site to benefit the Indigenious Tampuen community.
Mr. SAM Sokong is an Inspector Lawyer at the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) and a Civil Party Lawyer in the Extraordinary Chamber of the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC).
Currently, he is also Chairman of the Advocacy Team; on the board of several non-government organisations including, Cambodian Volunteers for Community Development and Humanitarian Accountability Partnership; and completing a master’s degree in public administration at Panha Chiet University in Phnom Penh.
Admitted to the BAKC in 2003, Mr. SAM Sokong went on to work with the Cambodia Defenders Project (CDP), the Legal Aid department of BAKC and Legal Aid of Cambodia. At the CDP from 2004-2006, he handled trafficking, domestic violence and divorce cases in the Legal Support for Children and Women department. He also was a Team Leader and a member of the Legal Awareness Program. From 2006 until 2010, Mr. SAM Sokong worked in the Legal Aid department of CDP, where he was responsible for trafficking cases across the Khmer-Thailand border, as well as political, human rights abuse, land dispute and serious criminal cases.
Mr. Hok Lyda
Dr. Hok Lyda is currently a Center Director of the Center of Excellence on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition (CE SAIN) of the Royal University of Agriculture. He has a strong research focus on soil fertility and soil organic carbon dynamics in crop production systems. He has actively involved with various national and international research projects. He completed his Ph.D. in Environmental Systems (Environmental Soil Science) at North Carolina A&T State University in USA, MS in Agronomy (Crop Production) at Khon Kaen University in Thailand and BS in Agronomy at Royal University of Agriculture in Cambodia.