The 1MSAC was formed by the Prime Minister YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd. Najib Bin Tun Abdul Razak, to advise him on the needs of the communities in Sarawak. The 1MSAC is chaired by Julau MP, YB Datuk Joseph Salang Gandum and its other members are: Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry, YB Dato’ Anthony Nogeh Gumbek; Limbang MP, YB Tuan Haji Hasbi Habibollah; former Hulu Rajang, MP YBhg Datuk Billy Abit Joo and Ir Hj Irwan Zulkarnain Hj Muhammad Hasbie. The 1MSAC gathers inputs from the people and various government agencies to identify and propose projects under the iM Sarawak banner.
The iM Sarawak projects are community-based projects carried out by public and private organisations which include Yayasan Rakyat 1Malaysia; the Sarawak State Education Department; Sarawak Information Systems Sdn. Bhd.; the Minerals and Geoscience Department, Sarawak; the Ministry of Modernisation of Agriculture; The Rotary Club, My Kasih Foundation, faith organisations and local individuals who contribute time and expertise towards the projects.