How It Began
The Junior Chamber movement was introduced to Malaysia (then the Federation of Malaysia) in 1954. Junior Chamber Sarawak and Junior Chamber Sabah were affiliated to Junior Chamber International in 1956 and in 1963 respectively. Junior Chamber Peninsular Malaysia, Junior Chamber Sarawak and Junior Chamber Sabah were then identified as three different National Organization (NOMs) directly affiliated to Junior Chamber International.
On 11th October 1975 Junior Chamber Malaysia was formed with the signing of a Merge Agreement between the three separate national organizational in Kuala Lumpur. A Protem Board of Director under the chairmanship of JCI Senator V T Nathan, Past President of Kuala Lumpur Junior Chamber was founded. This Protem Board was appointed to look into the registration of the new organization to be known as Junior Chamber Malaysia.
In 1976 Junior Chamber Malaysia obtained temporary registration from the Registrar of Societies to operate. The 1st National Convention was held in 1976 in Kuala Lumpur. At this National Convention JCI Senator George Chang was elected the first National President.