On February 2018, Chun Hea-ja was appointed as the 4th Secretary General of Korea Paralympic Committe(KPC).
Chun Hea-ja devoted her life in Para sports since she started working as a teacher in 1976 at Jeongnip Hoegwan*. She was a lawn bowling sports manager in Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games and Deputy Chef de mission of London 2012 paralympic Games.
Also, a member of IPC woman in sport committee(2012-2014), she has been active in the field of women with disabilities.
Before her appointment as Secretary General of KPC, She led the Korean Society Adapted Physical activity and Exercise as President.
After Ms. Chun carried out the first official task as Secretary General during the Paralympic Games held in home soil, the inaugural ceremony was held on 20 March in KPC secretariat. Her term of office will come to an end in February 2021.
*Jeongnip Hoegwan : the first social welfare center for the disabled in Korea offering varieties of programs with persons of disability