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Management Committee

Gladiolus Place is managed by a Management Committee that is responsible for policy-making, fund-raising and supervisory aspects of running the home.


Mrs Patricia Lum-Vijayendran



Mrs Patricia Lum-Vijayendran's passion is for teen girls, women and marriages.


She is Montessori-trained and previously worked as an educator for children aged 2 to 12 years old for 18 years. She served in Sunday School for many years. In recent years, she has been burdened for teen girls in the area of walking in purity. To that end, she befriends troubled teen girls and journeys with them. She also facilitates purity workshops and youth groups. Together with her husband, she presently co-facilitates Marriage Builders Alliance, an informal coalition of Christian marriage-building ministries.

Mr Lim Ker Sheon

Honorary Secretary


Mr Lim Ker Sheon is a lawyer and a Director of Characterist LLC. He heads the construction litigation department and co-heads the corporate law department.


Mr Lim also teaches law on a part-time basis with the PSB Academy (undergraduate engineering courses) and is a member of the Small Law Firms Committee of the Singapore Law Society. He currently serves as Director of BLC Community Services and also holds the position of Honorary Secretary in the Management Committee of Gladiolus Place. Happily married and a father to 4 lovely sons, Mr Lim is actively involved in various charities and NGOs.

Mrs Lai Mui Fong



Mrs Lai Mui Fong is currently Head of the Family Support Ministry at Covenant Presbyterian Church. She is responsible for developing the Family Life stage transition ministries as well as equipping and mentoring leaders. She is also a member of the Management Committee of Gladiolus Place.


Her training in Computer Science brought her to Mass Rapid Transit Corporation as a Program Analyst, responsible for the computerised system of the first North-South MRT line. She also worked as a Business Systems Analyst in the American President Line, studying and recommending the computerisation of the port locations of Keelung, Taichung and Kaohsiung in Taiwan. She lectured in Ngee Ann Polytechnic, teaching Mathematics in 1982 and Business Information Technology from 1990 to 1994.

Mr Jimmy Tay


Mr Jimmy Tay is a Regional Business Development Executive (South East Asia) at an Australian-listed software company and travels extensively within Asia. He has served in the Leadership Ministry in his previous church before joining Covenant Presbyterian Church. Together with his wife, Hazel, Mr Tay felt the burden in their hearts to minister to the girls of Gladiolus Place and hope to see lives transformed through Christ.


Elder Tan Pong Meng



Elder Tan Pong Meng graduated in Social Work from the University of Singapore in 1973. Since then, he worked as an officer in probation, volunteer programmes, drug rehabilitation, prison welfare, senior citizens and family protection. He obtained a Graduate Diploma in Counselling Practice at the Counselling and Care Centre and joined Care Corner Counselling Centre in 2005 and worked there till retirement.

Rev. David Lim



Since 1 October 2014, Rev. David Lim has assumed leadership of the Presbyterian Community Services as the Executive Director. His involvement with the Presbyterian Community Services started in 2002 when he was invited to be part of the Resource Panel. Subsequently, he was elected into the Executive Board from 2004 to 2011.


Currently, Rev. David is a member of the Providence Care Centre Board of Management. He also sits on the School Management Committee of Grace Orchard School and Chaplaincy Committee of St Luke's Hospital.

Mr Shaun Ho



Mr Shaun Ho holds a Bachelor in Mass Communications from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). He is currently the Sales and Operations Manager at Euro Pac Logistics Pte Ltd. He is the Ministry Head of the Youth and Young Adult Ministry of Covenant Presbyterian Church.


Mr Ho is a member of the Management Committee of Gladiolus Place and has been an active volunteer with the Home since 2008.

Mrs Hazel Lau-Tay



Mrs Hazel-Lau Tay is working as an Executive Assistant to the Country Managing Director at a multinational freight forwarding and logistics company, dealing with people across different cultures and nationalities. Currently, she is serving in the worship team in Covenant Presbyterian Church. She is happily married to Mr Jimmy Tay for 25 years, and both of them felt the burden in their hearts to minister to the girls in Gladiolus Place. It is their greatest joy to see lives transformed.



A team of dedicated professional staff is helmed by Director / Head of Home, Ms Michelle Tan to ensure the smooth running of the administration and operation of the Home.