Ven. Sasthracharya Pandita Seeduwe Sumanawansa Thera was appointed as the Secretary of the Sasanarakshaka Bala Mandalaya Gampaha for the next four years for the third time. Seeduwe Sumanawansa Thera has been serving as the Chief Secretary of the Katana, Negombo Divisional Sasanarakshaka Bala Mandalaya since 1991.

He was appointed as the Chief Secretary of Gampaha district in 1998 and in 2004. He was appointed as the Deputy Secretary of all Ceylon Sasanarakshaka Bala Mandalaya in 2005.

Ven. Sumanawansa Thera is the principal of Seeduwa Raddoluwa Abhinawarama Dhammananda Dhamma School and Raddolugama Sri Sumangala Dhamma School.

He is also the Vice Principle of Raddoluwa Sri Pangnananda National School.