Jessica is currently seconded to Rainbow Centre under the NCSS Sunray Scheme as a Senior Occupational Therapist and Head of Programme for special student care services. She has served as a council member in the association for two years prior to her appointment as the President of Singapore Association of Occupational Therapists in 2020. As an OT specialising in paediatrics, Jessica has worked across different sectors over the past fourteen years and has been involved as one of the steering committee members of the Paediatrics Special Interest Group (SIG) since 2016.
She is appointed as one of the Deputy Chairpersons of the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) Credential Committee (OTCC) and Curriculum and Organisational Review Committee (CORC) for Occupational Therapy, a professional board under the Ministry of Health which governs and regulates the professional conduct and ethics of registered allied health professionals, in accordance to the Allied Health Professions (AHP) Act 2011.
As the President of the current serving council together with the council members, Jessica aims to continue the work of the association, to position occupational therapy as one of the key professions in our health and social systems to ensure health and wellbeing of our citizens. We invite all occupational therapists to join us in propelling our strategic directives of occupation and participate-focused practices and building a stronger occupational therapy community in Singapore amidst the pandemic.