MAPUA ALUMNI AUSTRALIA

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MAA 10th Annual General Meeting and Induction

 

Mapua Alumni Australia held its 10th Annual General Meeting, election of officers and directors for 2018 and induction of elected board members last Saturday 21 April 2018 at Pabico 55, 1 Mt Druitt Rd, Mt. Druitt 2770.

Consul Atty., Melanie Diano, current head of Philippine Consulate of Sydney was the guest of honour. She delivered an inspiring message and also inducted the new members and elected officers and directors.

The following are the officers and directors of Mapua Alumni Australia for 2018:

President – Marissa Ignacio-MANOTO MIE

Vice-President – Nelia Palmer IE

Secretary – Catherine Vergara CE

Treasurer – Ninoy Batara ME

Auditor – Guillermo Capati CE

PRO – Edgar Escasinas COE

Directors:

Antoenie Peralta ME

Dakila Ibarra CE

Jonathan Sierra ME

Melinda Rectin MIE

Fiel Santos MIE

 

Consul Diano also inducted the new members of MAA. They are

Catherine Vergara CE

Michael Stehmeier ME

Joel Balajadia CE

 

The event was well attended by MAA members and honorary members

  1. Alex Agra EE
  2. Antoenie Peralta ME
  3. Catherine Vergara CE
  4. Charlie Castillo EE
  5. Dakila Ibarra CE
  6. Edgar Escasinas COE
  7. Ferdinand Francisco CE
  8. Fiel Santos MIE
  9. Flor Cudilla CHE
  10. Gideon Vargas ME
  11. Harry Ubungen EE
  12. Heidi Susi (honoray member and wife of Odie Susi)
  13. Joel Balajadia CE
  14. Jonathan Sierra ME
  15. Marissa Manoto MIE
  16. Marjie Tangonan (honorary member and wife of Randy Tangonan)
  17. Michael Stehmeier ME
  18. Nelia Palmer IE
  19. Ninoy Batara ME
  20. Randy Tangonan Met Eng
  21. Rey Baraceros EE
  22. Odie Susi ME
  23. Romele Constantino EE
  24. Rosalie Ouano CE

Two alumni from Victoria also dropped by to meet their fellow alumni – husband and wife Julius and Luchie Dulce both CHE

The wives/husbands/family and friends of the alumni also graced the occasion. Thank you to the following spouses: Rowena Agra, Grace Balajadia, Imelda Baraceros, Nap Cudilla, Dra Cora Francisco- who is also the founding president of the Philippine Australia Medical Association-PAMA, Emily Escasinas, Hazel Ibrarra, Rey Manoto – who is also the councillor of Campbelltown City Council, Craig Palmer, Malou Sierra, Elvie Ubungen. Thank you to the children of the following for their presence and support - Ninoy Batara, Marissa Manoto, Nelia Palmer and Melinda Rectin. Thank you to the friends and sister and in law of Harry Ubungen.

Local leaders of the community also supported the event.  MAA would like to thank Alric Bulseco (Vice President of Philippine Community Council and officer of Ateneo de Manila Alumni Association), Cesar Bartolome – Regional Commander Knights of Rizal – who also acted as the Returning Officer during the election.

A delicious buffet lunch was served by Pabico. Live music and singing were also provided by Pabico.

The group later had fun with karaoke singing and dancing.

It was truly a fun fun day !

 

VIVA Mapua!

                    

 

 

 

 
3rd MAA Table Tennis Tournament
 
 
Dear MAA members, families and friends,

We would like to invite each and everyone to come and join us to our forthcoming 3rd MAA Table Tennis Tournament. Please find details below
 
When: 19 May 2018, Saturday
Where: Penrith Table Tennis Clubhouse, Woodriff Gardens Tennis Complex
            2268 Castlereagh Rd, Penrith NSW 2750
Cost: $15.00, payable on the day
Registration starts at 8:00 am
 
Categories: Beginners, Intermediate and Advance
Playing Format: Round Robin
 
Everyone is welcome. Please send us an email back if you would like to join and as to what category you will be in. Come along and meet some of the Fil-Oz Table Tennis Players and fellow MAA members and officers.
 
Best regards,

Nelia Palmer

 

MAA 1st Board Meeting for 2018

 

Dear Members,
 
The MAA 1st Board Meeting for 2018 will be on 5 May 2018 at Marissa Manoto's residence located at 24 Barrack Cct, Macquarie Links NSW 2565 at 11:00 am.
 
If you are able to join via skype, messenger or teleconference, please advise me beforehand so we can get you all set up before the meeting commences. If you are free on that day, please come along to the meeting. Looking forward to seeing you there!
 
Please find attached the Agenda for the coming meeting.
 
Regards,
Catherine Vergara
Secretary
Mapua Alumni Australia 2018

 

Mapua Alumni Australia (MAA) is a duly recognized international chapter of the National Association of Mapua Alumni , Inc (NAMA). Its mission is to unite the alumni of Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT) in Australia in cooperative undertakings involving social, educational, and cultural projects and activities for the benefits of the alumni, the MIT student body, and the general Australian community.

 

MAA Scholarship Project

 

The scholarship program is a joint initiative of Mapua Alumni Australia (MAA) and the National Association of Mapua Alumni (NAMA). MAA awards full tuition fee scholarships to deserving economically disadvantaged MIT students.

 

President's Corner

 

Dear fellow alumni and friends of MAA and Consul Melanie Diano,
 

The officers and board of Mapua Alumni Australia for 2018 sincerely thank you for attending our AGM and induction lunch yesterday 21 April 2018. 

 
Please also extend our  thanks to your wife/husband/children/ family/friends who came with you yesterday. We are grateful for their support.
 
We enjoyed your company and we hope you had fun as well.
 
We hope you can be with us again and join the fun in the coming MAA events.
 
Kind  regards,
 
Marissa Manoto
MAA President 2018