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January 18, 2017
Birthday Fund Appoints New CEO and Board of Directors
Annual general meeting of the London based Sri Lankan charity "Birthday Fund" was held on 15th January, 2017 at All Saint's Church Hall in Queensbury.

Founder and the Chairman of the Birthday Fund Jayantha Herath welcomed the gathering and thanked every one who worked tirelessly during the last two and half years to continue the charitable work in Sri Lanka and fund raising programmes in the UK. He also welcomed and introduced a few new members who attended the AGM.

The secretary of the Birthday Fund Chandana Gunasekara presented a detailed description on all the charitable work carried out in Sri Lanka. The Treasure Godfrey De Silva gave an illustrated talk on the accounts and explained how the funds were raised and spent in various projects in Sri Lanka.

Active member of the fund, Mrs. Manjula gave a brief talk on the valuable work carried out by the fund and proposed a new way to promote a membership drive, to recruit new members.

Chairman Jayantha Herath discussed with the gathering the proposed systematic and methodical new programme for the new year, which was unanimously approved by all the members after a long discussion.

Devika Ratnayaka was appointed as the Secretary General of the fund, the post which was vacant after the former secretary was appointed as the Director of Donation Projects.

With the newly approved programme a Chief Executive Officer and anew set of Directors were appointed to over look the running of various divisions of the fund.

New CEO and Board of Directors for the year 2017

Chief Execrative Officer - Dr. Manjula Mahanama
Director of Finance (Treasure) - Godfrey De Silva
Director of Donation Projects - Chandana Gunasekara
Director of Legal Affairs - Prasanna Muthukumaarana
Director of Public Events - Aruna Perera
Director of Communications - Ama Gunasekara
Director of Facilities - Ajantha Weerasekara
Director of Registry (Secretary) Devika Ilandarideva
Director of Marketing - Anjula Kumarage
Director of Fundraising - Olu Suraweera
Director of Youth Affairs - Nita Gurusinghe
Official Photographer - Lakruwan Rajapaksha
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