Executive Board

Our Team

Executive Committee

Our committee members are action research academics who come from multidisciplinary backgrounds. They are pioneers of action research and gained PhDs from reputable institutions in Malaysia, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, and are committed to promoting and advancing action research in Malaysia.

Emeritus Professor Dato' Dr Othman Lebar


Sultan Idris Education University

Dr Zailah Zainudin


Malaysian Action Research Network

Assoc Prof Dr Sarimah Shaik-Abdullah

Vice President, Editor-in-Chief

Universiti Utara Malaysia

Dr Mohd Syafiq Aiman Mat Noor

Secretary, Conference Director, Manuscript and Web Editor

University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Assoc Prof Dr Nadarajan Thambu

Vice Secretary

Sultan Idris Education University

Assoc Prof Dr Fariza Puteh-Behak


Islamic Science University of Malaysia

Dr Pang Jee Ching

Vice Treasurer

SEGi University

Assoc Prof Dr Vishalache Balakrishnan

Head of Research

Universiti Malaya

Dr Satirah Ahmad

Head of Event

Institut Pendidikan Guru Malaysia Kampus Sultan Abdul Halim

Asst Prof Dr Nazatul Akmar Mokhtar

Chair of the Ethics Committee

International Islamic University Malaysia

Dr Amirul Shah Md Shahbudin

Financial Advisor

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Dr Yoon Sook Jhee

Managing Editor

SEGi University

Our Team

Secretariat Committee

Our secretariat committees are the backbone of the organisation. They are appointed on a voluntary basis and take pride in what they do. They are passionate about action research and are continuously advancing their professional development to improve their practices and lives.

Mrs Zainoriza Zainun

Chief of Secretariat Committee, Librarian

SMK Bandar Behrang 2020, Perak

Mrs Nurul Huda Abdul Wahab

Data and Membership Secretariat

PPD Kluang, Johor

Mr Muhammad Zulfadhli Kamarudin

Postgraduate Support Group Secretariat, Librarian

Sultan Idris Education University

Mrs Selvamalar Selvarajan

Press and Publication Secretariat, Editorial Assistant

Politeknik Tuanku Sultanah Bahiyah, Kedah

Mr Elansegaran Thangamani

Press and Publication Secretariat

SK Batu 3, Johor

Mrs Suriani Alland Rice Oxley

Event Operations and Journal Club Secretariat

JPN Labuan

Ms Julianah Ahmad

Research and Development Secretariat, Editorial Assistant

SK Pendidikan Khas Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Mr Muhammad Affandi Md Ujang

Event Operations Secretariat

SK Gopeng Jalan Ilmu, Perak

Mrs Hemarani Munisamy

Event Operations, Research and Development Secretariat

SM Pendidikan Khas Vokasional Indahpura, Johor

Mr Hui Kar Loong

Research and Development Secretariat, Editorial Assistant

SJKC Sin Min Gemencheh, Negeri Sembilan

Mrs Rusilawati Moin


Sekolah Sultan Alam Shah, Selangor

Mr Mohamad Hasmuni Mohamad Noor


Pusat Tingkatan Enam SMK Raja Muda Musa, Perak