President: Justin Choi
Justin Choi was born in Seoul, Korea and lived there for eight years. He then moved to Toronto, Canada, where he learned English. After two years, he moved to Singapore and has been attending SAS since. He is actively engaged in service learning at SAS as a dedicated member and officer in Visionary Club, Play It Forward, and Digital Frontiers. Justin has large visions in improving the service community this year as the president of ESC. On top of service, Justin also enjoys playing music as an active band member and debating in MUN and HMC.
Senior Vice President: Hope Tanudisastro
Hope Tanudisastro was born in Jakarta and she moved to Singapore in the third grade after living in Central Java for 8 years. She is deeply committed to service as seen in her dedication to the Medical Explorers Club and GAFO, where she serves as a facilitator. Hope also serves as a mentor in 24 Hour Race, an international youth-led organisation that aims to stop the spread of human trafficking in Asia. Besides service, Hope enjoys helping peers as seen in her involvement in Peer Support where she eases the transition of new students to SAS. She has a deep passion for photography and her favourite subjects include Mathematics and Science.
Senior Vice President: Lauren Kang
Lauren Kang moved to SAS in 2014, and she believes it’s one of the best things that has ever happened to her. Before moving to Singapore, she lived in New Haven, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seoul. She founded the first TASSEL chapter in Asia at her high school in Seoul and founded TASSEL at SAS in 2014. She loves helping others, whether it’s encouraging her friend, guiding the new student to his class, or teaching kickboxing at her local gym. When she is not serving, she enjoys spending time with her family and exploring the newest cafes and restaurants in Singapore.
Junior Vice President: Ruth Jaensubhakij
Ruth Jaensubhakij was born in Singapore, but moved to New York in 2003, moved again to London in 2011 and finally made her way back to Singapore in 2013. This is her third year at SAS. Ruth's passion for service began when she started helping out at her brother Joash's special needs schools when she was young, and this led to her founding the service club Friends of Genesis in her freshman year. Friends of Genesis works with the Genesis School for Special Education in Singapore, providing support for students, faculty and on the campus. Ruth is also a part of the Service-Oriented Club For Kids, and outside of school she volunteers as a leader in her church's AWANA and Youth Ministries. Ruth also enjoys music, reading and writing. She plays volleyball and is a part of the Pitches, Dance Club, IPAU and Peer Support.
Junior Vice President: Tarini Chaudhuri
Tarini Chaudhuri Iyer is a grade 11 student and has been with Singapore American School since the 7th Grade. She is a hard working student and a regular volunteer with various associations inside as well as outside SAS. Tarini is the Co-founder of ‘Liberty in North Korea’ and is a member of Peace Initiative, GIN and various other clubs. Being an active volunteer, Tarini works alongside SG Cares, which encompasses different service activities in Singapore, ranging from distribution of food to the elderly, fundraising for schools for the visually handicapped, helping to build environmentally friendly Kampongs to reading and holding activities in Children Hospitals. Tarini is also a member of Model United Nation, Peer support and the Forensic Society at SAS. Following her dad’s exhortations to learn Indian Classical Music, Tarini did just enough to get the opportunity to perform for the visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year.
Sophomore Vice President: Bryanna Entwistle
Bryanna Entwistle was born in Hong Kong before moving to New York City and then shortly after, Mumbai, India. Just a year after moving to Singapore in the fifth grade, Bryanna worked alongside two friends to found and organize the Walk For Water — an annual walkathon to raise money for wells in Cambodia. Over the past few years, the event has grown exponentially in both the amount of participants and money raised. In her free time, Bryanna also works alongside a nonprofit called Emancipaction, which aims to rescue and rehabilitate female victims of sex trafficking in India. She currently serves as a dedicated officer with the school’s chapter of READ Bhutan, working towards transforming the education system in rural Bhutan. When she is not serving, Bryanna loves to dance and write.
Sponsor: Martha Began
Sponsor: Steve Early