Lieutenant Colonel Thita Rangsitpol Manitkul ,WRTA

Thita Rangsitpol Manitkul

Thita Rangsitpol Manitkul[1]

Born Thitiya Rangsitpol

8 November 1966(age 52)

Bangkok, Thailand

Education Chulalongkorn University

University of Colorado at Boulder

University of Dallas

Occupation Politician, Diplomat

Known for first spokesperson of Defense of Thailand, former Congresswoman House of Representatives (Thailand) during 2001–2005[2]Spouse(s) Sitthinun ManitkulParent(s) Sukavich Rangsitpol (father)

Lieu­tenant Colonel Thita Rangsit­pol Manitkul (born Thi­tiya Rangsitpol, 8 No­vem­ber 1966) is a Thai politi­cian and con­gress­woman

who rep­re­sented Thai­land from 2001 to 2005.[4][5] [6]

She was a first of the spokesper­son for the Min­istry of De­fense (Thai­land).[7] Man­itkul led the suc­cess­ful ef­fort to enact the Con­

scrip­tion Pay­ment Act of 1995 (mil­i­tary salaries must equal the Thai min­i­mum wage) which re­sulted in more men will­ingly en­list­ing

and fewer men avoid­ing the draft.[8]

Man­itkul was elected in 2001. She was the first fe­male Army of­fi­cer to have achieved elected of­fice in Thai­land.

As a Deputy Sec­re­tary of the Min­is­ter of De­fense in 2002, she took a role in es­tab­lish­ing the [[Thai­land Min­istry of De­fense‘s Drug Ad­dic­tion Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter and Ca­reer Train­ing School]].[9][10][11][12]

Contents1 Early life and education2 Military3 Political4 Royal decorations5 ReferencesEarly life and educationShe was born and raised in Bangkok. Her fa­ther is Sukavich Rangsitpol[13] for­mer Min­is­ter of Ed­u­ca­tion and Deputy Prime Minister.[14]

In 1985 she at­tended the Uni­ver­sity of Col­orado Boul­der’s Eco­nomic In­sti­tute. In 1987 she earned her MBA at the Uni­ver­sity of Dal­las (MBA).[15]

On 25 May 2005, She mar­ried Sit­thi­nun Manitkul.[16][17][18][17][19][20]

Military1989 1st Lieutenant at Foreign Affairs Division, Joint Intelligence, Royal Thai Armed Force1991 Captain at Military Attache Division, Joint Intelligence, Royal Thai Armed Force1993 Major at Thai Military Attache Division, Joint Intelligence, Royal Thai Armed Force1995 - 1997 Spokesperson of Ministry of DefenceIn 1995,The spokesperson position was created for the first time in order to help to rehabilitate Royal Thai Armed Forces image that had been tarnished by Black May (1992)Lieutenant Colonel Thita Rangsitpol Manitkul a Thai politician and congresswoman who represented Thailand from 2001 to 2005.[21]As the first spokesperson of the Thai Ministry of Defense, Manitkul led the successful effort to enact the Conscription Payment Act of 1995 (the salary would equal the Thai minimum wage) which resulted in more men willingly enlisting and fewer men avoiding the draft.[22][23] [24] [25]

Manitkul was elected in 2001 as the first woman army officer in the Thai Parliament. The first female army officer to have achieved elected office in Thailand.[26]Political1996 Deputy Spokesperson New Aspiration Party1998 Deputy Secretary New Aspiration Party House of Representatives (Thailand)2001 Congresswomen New Aspiration Party[30][31]2001-2002 Deputy Secretary or the Minister of Defense Ministry of Defense (Thailand)2001-2002 Women and Youth Committee House of Representatives (Thailand)2001-2005 Defense Committee House of Representatives (Thailand)2002Congresswomen Democrats Party House of Representatives (Thailand)[32][33][34][35][36]2003 Defense Committee House Of RepresentativesDeputy Chairperson Committee of Internal Affair House of Representatives (Thailand)2005 Deputy Secretary Democrats Party

As a Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Defense in 2002,she took a role in establishing Thailand Ministry of Defense ‘s Drug Addiction Rehabilitation School.[27][28][29]After the elec­tion in 2001, Thaksin Shi­nawa­tra [37] the leader of Thai Rak Thai Party, be­came prime min­is­ter. New As­pi­ra­tion Party has joined the gov­ern­ment. Shortly there­after. The New As­pi­ra­tion Party was merged with the Thai Rak Thai Party. Mostly to join Thai Rak Thai party (the gov­ern­ing party) with Gen. Chavalit Yongchaiyudh ex­cept Lieu­tenant Colonel Thita Rangsit­pol Man­itkul Mem­ber of the Par­lia­ment and Deputy Sec­re­tary of the party. Off­set to the De­mo­c­rat Party (Thai­land) (Op­po­si­tion Party) re­mains the only MPs mov­ing from the op­po­si­tion party gov­ern­ment. Dur­ing her tenure as a mem­ber of the House of Representatives.[38][39]

Royal decorationsLieu­tenant Colonel Thita Rangsit­pol Manitkul re­ceived the fol­low­ing dec­o­ra­tions in the Ho­n­ours Sys­tem of Thai­landOrder of the White Elephant - 1st Class (Thailand) ribbon.pngKnight Grand Cross (First Class) Order of the White Elephant (2004).[40][41]Order of the Crown of Thailand - 1st Class (Thailand) ribbon.pngKnight Grand Cross (First Class)Order of the Crown of Thailand(2003)[42]

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