New UP Alumni Association Iloilo Chapter Officers take oath
UP Alumni Association Iloilo Chapter Board of Directors for 2018-2019 held an oath-taking activity November 17, 2018, at the Breakthrough sa Baybay, Arevalo, Iloilo City. The new officers and members will serve a term of one year.
The new board include the officers: Mr. Antoinio Jose T. Evidente, President; Atty. Alfredo A. Arungayan, III, Vice President; Ms. Consuelo R. Geduspan, Secretary; Mr. Dex Jesson T. Belleza, Treasurer; Mr. John Evaristo R. Canonero, Assistant Treasurer; Mr. John Guidon M. I. Dela Cruz, Auditor; and Ms. Junel Ann P. Divinagracia, P.I.O.; and the members: Ms. Janette Gay M. Panganiban, Dr. Ray L. Alindong, Mr. Rosendo Caesar G. Arandela, III, Atty. Ray B. Fagutao, Atty. Dennis J. Guevara, Ms. Johanna C. Jamero, Ms. Fatima T. Peralta, and Immediate Past President Dr. Gil Joseph F. Octaviano, III.
The association has adopted the theme “Pagkabalaka,” a Hiligaynon term that speaks of their concern for their Alma Mater as they look back and give back to the university. This will translate into their scheduled activities for the year which includes fund raising projects, and community outreach, among others.
The program included the President’s Report by outgoing President Dr. Gil Joseph F. Octaviano, III, a message by UP Visayas Chancellor Dr. Ricardo P. Babaran, who also served as inducting officer, presentation of plans by newly inducted President Mr. Antoinio Jose T. Evidente, presentation on the reflection center project by Ms. Alice Jinky P. Naranjo and a message by UPV Office of Alumni Relations Director, Prof. Benmar B. Panaguiton. Also present during the event were UPV personnel, other UP alumni, family and friends.
UPAA Iloilo Chapter is a non-profit organization composed of UP alumni from all over the country who are based in Iloilo. They hold the annual U.P. Alumni & Faculty Homecoming Dinner & Awards Night co-organized with UPV Office of Alumni Relations.