History & Past Chairman

STA was established on 26th November 1963 and officially registered with ROS on 16th March 1966, with (Registration No # SAB 151) and therefore according to record, STA is the oldest Tourism NGO in Sabah.

The 2 People responsible for signing the relevant documents were Mr. Kenny Wee Tiong Kian (Vice Chairman) and Mr. Oh Chu Vun.

STA Past Chairman and Vice Chairman

Year Chairman Vice Chairman
1986 Mr Francis Loh Mr WJV Cook
1971-1972 Tan Sri Syed Kechik Syed Mohamed Tan Sri Herman Luping
1973-1975 Tan Sri Syed Kechik Syed Mohamed Datuk Haji Kassim Bin Othman
1976-1979 Datuk Haji Kassim Bin Othman Mr Mat Sah Taib
1980-1982 Datuk Robert De Souza Mr Simon Jenkins
1983-1984 Datuk Robert De Souza Mr Kamalul Bahrin
1984-1985 Datuk George Chin Mr Albert Teo
1985-1986 Mr Albert Teo Mr Chang Erh Ling
1986-1990 Mr Tony Tan Nyang Peng Mr Paul Wang
1990-1994 Mr Peter Teo Tiong Hee Mr Awang Ahmad Bin Mohd Alidin
1994-1999 Mr Thomas Willie Mr Clement Lee
1999-2009 Mr Clement Lee Mr Foo Kia Inn
2009-2011 Mr Liew Len Pong Mr Freddie Lim
2011-2013 Mr Tonny Chew Mr Freddie Lim