The Vice President is nominated by the President with the approval of Executive Directors . The Vice President assists the President in determining the need and formation for action committees. The Vice President performs the duties of the President in the President’s absence and can represent Govt. organizations of behalf of the President.
Extra portfolio: to Liaison with Thai Ministries and other Govt. bodies by helping the Joint-Secretary.
Somsong was born in 1948 in Singburi Province, Thailand. She pursued her education in Bangkok before marrying Sutham Sachaphimukh (Raj Sachdev), former president of ITCC, IAT, ITA, and Rotary Club of Bangrak. Somsong has worked in the tourism business for more than 50 years with a long list of achievements to her name, including being the Vice President of the Tourism Council of Thailand, the Vice President of the ITCC, the Executive Director of the Thai-Sri-Lanka Chamber of Commerce, committee member of Tourism Awards of Tourism Authority of Thailand, and she received the Iron Lady of the Travel Industry by Thai Airways International and Amadeus System for 16 years. H.E. General Prayut Chan-O-Cha, PM of Thailand, appointed Somsong as the Honourable Proficient Specialist in the Committee of National Tourism Policy.