MOTA Colombo

Matale Old Thomians' Association - Colombo Branch

Back in 1987, MOTA Colombo had the inaugural meeting under the patronage of great Thomian Mr. A. S. Jaywardarane, at BRC Pavillion with 37 members. Promoters of the OBA were M/s Eric Hulangamuwa, Herbert Wijekoon, Ranjith Alahakoon, M. Manoharan, Late C. H. Hulangamuwa, Milroy Jayathilaka, S. Wijekoon, Cyril Weligamage. Founder president was Mr. A S Jayawardene, the first scretary was Mr. Eric Hulangamuwa and the First treasurer was Mr. C de S Jayawardena.

Continuing the legend and the well balanced life style taught from the great Alma Mater, MOTA Colombo has been upholding and carrying forward an interesting event calendar throughout the past years with the valuable participation of all the members.

Social services, Fund raising activities, cricket fiestas & Annual get-together events Finding space for busy bodies to renew the old friendships with family time many remarkable events are organized by the MOTA – Colombo.

Executive Committee For 2024 / 2025

Patrons:Mr. Anura Dissanayake
 Mr. Lakshman Silva
 Mr. Susila Samarakone
 General Shavendra Silva
 Mr. Dhammika Hewawasam
President :Mr. Sumith Halvitige
Secretary :Mr. Lalith Karunadasa
Treasurer :Mr. Athula Samarasinghe
Immediate Past President :Mr. Lalith Karunadasa

Vice Presidents :

 

Major General (Rtd) Kithsiri Ekenayake
Mr. Rochana Kulathunga
Mr. Charitha Senanayake
Mr. Mudith Dissanayake

Assistant Secretaries :

 

Mr. M Rathnaharan
Mr. Lakshman Seneviratne
Mr. Kanchana Delgoda

Mr. Anil Kumarage

Assistant Treasurer :Mr. Darsha Chandrasiri
Internal Auditor :Mr.Janaka Ekenayake
Committee Members :Mr. Neranjan Ellepola
Mr. Sanjeewa Nawaratne
Mr. Nalin Wijeratne
Mr. Sudesh Nandasiri
Mr. Shiral De Silva
Mr. A R B Madhuwan
Mr. Nandika Udupihilla
Mr. Nalin Wijeratne
Mr. Nandika Udupihilla
Mr. Prasad Tennekoon
Mr. Palinda Koswatte
Mr. Rukman Seneviratne
Mr. Chaminda Suduarachchi
Mr. Chamara Gunaratne
Mr. Samitha Punchihewa
Mr. Sajitha Ranhotty
Mr. Sampath Athauda

Former Committees

Presidents

Mr. A S Jayawardene 1987 – 1992
Mr. Percy Ekanayake 1993 – 1997
Mr. Bandula Kulatunga 1998 – 2001
Mr. Juno Juhary 2002 – 2003
Mr. Roy Balasooriya 2004 – 2005
Mr. Joe Peiries 2006 – 2007
Mr. M. Ratnaharan 2007 – 2008
Mr. Susila Samarakoon 2008 – 2010
Mr. Hayes Jayawardena 2010 – 2012
Mr. R.Jayaweera 2012 – 2015
Mr. Lakshman Silva 2016 – 2017
Mr. Ranjith Anthik 2018
Mr. Lalith Karunadasa 2019 – 2022
Prof. Chaminda Rathnayake 2023 – 2024

Secretaries

Mr.Eric Hulangamuwa 1987 – 1988
Mr. J R Juhari 1988 – 1995
Mr. Milroy Balasooriya 1996 – 1998
Mr. Joe C N peiris 1999 – 2001
Mr. Ranjith Anthick 2002 – 2004
Mr. Susil Samarakoon 2005 – 2006
Mr. Lakshman Silva 2006 – 2007
Mr. Dilshan Arifeen 2007 – 2008
Mr. Roy Balasuriya 2008 – 2009
Mr. Asoka Somathilake 2009 – 2010
Mr. Lalith Karuinadasa 2010 – 2011
Mr. Asoka Somathilaka 2011 – 2013
Mr. Champaka Bandaranayake 2013 – 2014
Mr. Sudesh Nandasisri 2014 – 2015
Mr. Ranjith Anthick 2016 – 2017
Mr. Lakshman Senevirathne 2018 – 2023
Mr. Ranjith Anthik 2024

Treasurers

Mr. C de S. Jayawarneda 1987 – 1993
Mr. V Arunasalampillai 1994 – 2000
Mr. M Ratnaharan 2001 – 2003
Mr. Donawan Jayathunga 2004 – 2005
Mr. Rajah Alahakoon 2005 – 2006
Mr. C. Sivanesan 2007 – 2008
Mr. C.D.S.Jayawardena 2008 – 2010
Mr. R.Jayaweera 2010 – 2012
Mr. Laxman Seneviratne 2012 – 2013
Mr. S.A.Halangoda 2013 – 2015
Mr. Jineth Pandigama 2016 – 2018
Mr. Kanchana Delgoda 2019
Mr. Chamara Gunaratne 2020 – 2022
Mr. Jineth Pandigama 2023 – 2024