Ms Chia Yong Yong
President, Society for the Physically Disabled
Ms Chia Yong Yong is a Partner with the law firm Yusarn Audrey. Since 2008, she has been President of SPD which serves people with disabilities. She is a member of the Council of the Law Society’s panel of approved Mediators and Investigative Tribunal members and also serves actively in Church.
Involved in social service since 1986/1987, Yong Yong received the President’s Social Service Award 2011 and Public Service Medal, PBM, at the National Day Awards 2013.
She is a member of the REACH Supervisory Panel and served in the Our Singapore Committee. On 8 September 2014, she was sworn in as a Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP).
Yong Yong has Pereoneal Muscular Dystrophy, a degenerative muscular condition, and is a wheelchair-user.