About Mapsa

The Malaysian Association of Professional Secretaries & Administrators (MAPSA) was formerly known as Secretaries Society Malaysia (SSM) is a professional organisation for all administrative professionals and secretaries in Malaysia. It was registered with the Registrar of Society on 7th May 1968 and changed its name to MAPSA in year 2003.

Affiliation of MAPSA
The Association of Secretaries and Administrative Professionals in Asia Pacific (ASAPAP)
The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) USA
The National Council of Women’s Organisations Malaysia (NCWO)
The Secretaries Society Sarawak (SSS)
Sabah Association of Secretaries (SAS)
Secretaries Society Johor (SSJ)

MAPSA VISION AND MISSION
MAPSA’s vision is to be a National Body providing leadership and direction for professional administrators and secretaries in Malaysia.

MAPSA’s mission is to be the Professional Body for administrators and secretaries by ensuring that

  • practising administrators and secretaries are members of MAPSA
  • all members are certified professional administrators and secretaries
  • the level of education for administrators and secretaries is upgraded to Degree
  • functions as a resources centre to serve members and the community
  • the code of professional ethics be upheld.

Aims and Objectives
MAPSA shall be strictly non-political, non sectarian, non racial and non profit making. MAPSA’s objectives are

  • to uphold and maintain the professional standard of its members
  • to promote, protect and defend the interest of its members
  • to secure mutual support and cooperation from employers of its members on all matters affecting the general or common interest of members
  • to foster mutual goodwill, better understanding and friendship among its members through networking and recreational activities
  • to promote and encourage any form of education or research for the improvement and development of administrators and secretaries through seminars, conferences, workshops and meetings
  • to collect, collate and disseminate reliable information and responsible opinion on matters of interest to its members
  • to rent, acquire or build suitable premises and such items as may be incidental thereto to enable the association to establish an office and to carry out the functions enunciated in the objects of the association
  • to communicate with similar associations in other countries for the exchange of ideas and improvement of knowledge in the administrators and secretaries profession and be affiliated to Association of Secretaries and Administrative Professionals in Asia Pacific and International Association of Administrative Professionals USA
  • to raise funds and levies on its members to carry out the objects of the association
  • to give educational grants or other contributions to needy and deserving causes in
    furtherance of the objects of the association

The Malaysian Association of Professional Secretaries & Administrators (MAPSA)
Rumah MAPSA, No; 15 Lorong Tempinis Kiri Satu, Lucky Garden, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: +603-2282 8308 Fax: +603-2282 5884
Email : Officeadministration@mapsa-malaysia.com
www.mapsa-malaysia.com