AAA-C is a non-profit and non-political organisation for all Cambodians who have studied at an Australian tertiary or vocational institutes. The AAA-C has around 700 members from diverse professional backgrounds, including government officials, business people, academics, researchers and individuals working in public and private sector.
AAA-C is with missions to represent Australian alumni inside and outside Cambodia to contribute to the well-being of society, as well as, to assemble the Australian alumni to positively implement the association’s objectives in a professional and responsible way.
AAA-C assists members to:
- benefit individually and collectively from the experience gained in Australia
- achieve their full professional potential
- share the knowledge gained for the sustainable and equitable pattern of development of Cambodia
- create a network of informed citizens that can advise Australian and Cambodian institutions on social, economic and education matters
- foster friendly relations between Cambodia and Australia
The AAA-C’s Charter
The AAA-C Board
|Dr Mao Nara , Chair of the Board (2016-2018)
Dr. Mao Nara received his Master degree and PhD in Business from Victoria University. He is Vice Dean at the Royal University of Agriculture. He began his teaching career as a primary and high school teacher since 1982. He lectures Research Methodology and Leadership at three public universities since 1993. He is also a consultant and adviser to local companies producing local products to reduce imported ones. He is a co-founder and the first president of Cambodian Australian Network of Students whose members studying in Asia, Europe and America.
|Mr Chhoun Pheak, Vice-chair the Board (2016-2018)
Mr Chhoun Pheak graduated with a Master degree in Public Health form Flinders University of South Australia in 2013 and Bachelor Degree in Nursing Science in Cambodia in 2009. Currently, he is a Research Fellow at KHANA Center for Population Health Research. He is also Founder of Independent Voluntary First Aid Team (IVFAT) and Khmer Foundation for Health and Education (KFHE).
|Ms KEN Bopreang, Board Member (2016-2018)
Ms. KEN Bopreang obtained a Master Degree in Environmental Management from Flinders University, South Australia in 2013. She is currently a Deputy Director of Biodiversity Department and a General Secretariat of National Council for Sustainable Development at the Ministry of Environment.
|Dr Nguon Pheakkdey, Board Member (2016-2018)
Dr Nguon Pheakkdey graduated with a Master’s in International Development and Environmental Analysis at Monash University and a PhD in Geography at Clark University, Massachusetts, United States. He is currently a Research Coordinator at the Department of International Studies at the Royal University of Phnom Penh. He is also an Environmental Consultant for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Cambodia; and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) the Philippines.
|Mr Saing Sokchea, Board Member (2016-2018)
Mr Saing Sokchea received his Master of Public Administration (Management) at Flinders University, Australia. He is currently a Founder and Executive Director of Advanced Centre for Empowerment (ACE) which deliver a service to meet the demands of the Cambodia impoverished community needs.
|Mr Moeun Morn, Executive Director
Mr Moeun Morn works with AAA-C’s Board to execute alumni’s strategic plan and develop effective marketing and communications to achieve the objectives and goals of AAA-C. He is responsible for the whole operation of the office and leads the execution of strategies and programs of the association. Morn graduated with a Master in Public Policy and Management from the University of Melbourne in Australia and an Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices from the Graduate Institute of Geneva, Switzerland.
|Ms Ros Sokna, Office and Admin Coordinator
Ms. Ros Sokna has been on board with AAA-C in November 2017. Before joining AAA-C, she was an assistant to Director of Graduate School at Institute of Technology of Cambodia and Sales Admin at Mazda company. She hold 3 bachelor’s degree such as Bachelor’s degree of Law at Royal University of Law and Economics, Bachelor’s degree of Art in English and Bachelor’s degree of French at Institute of Foreign Languages. In 2013, She graduated Master’s degree of Public Administration at Royal University of Law and Economics.
|Mr Leang Techlong, Media and Communications Assistant
Mr Leang Techlong is a fifth-year student at Norton University, majoring in Civil Engineering and a graduate student at the University of Puthisastra, majoring in English Language.
|Ms Ouk Vaykimlyta, Project and Media Intern
Ms Ouk Vaykimlyta is a sophomore majoring in Bachelor of Arts in English at Institute of Foreign Languages of Royal University of Phnom Penh. She has served an internship at IDP Education (Cambodia), involved with ANUSSA Event Planner, and worked as a WEduShare Ambassador.
|Mr. Sok KhoinSreng, Media Volunteer
Mr. Sok KhoinSreng is currently a student majoring in Computer Science (Year 2) at Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC). He has volunteered as a media team, assistant of IT team with several of community works and events, and a member of Information Committee at Paññāsāstra Student Senate.
|Mr. Touch Sophearak, Media Volunteer
Mr. Touch Sophearak is recently a junior student majoring in Business Administration at Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC).He has volunteered as a media team leader of Information Committee at Paññāsāstra Student Senate (PASS) at PUC for promoting information to all PUC students.
|Mr. Ly Limheng, Media Volunteer
Mr. Ly Limheng is currently a junior student majoring in Business Information Systems at Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC) and Chinese Literature at Asia Euro University (AEU). He has volunteered to join with community projects to help poor people across a few province organized by PUC.