Board Members and Officers

PAPC BOARD 2016 – 2017

Officers:

  • Esther Chavez – President, Inquirer.net
  • Lydia Neff – Iheart Radio – External VP
  • Arnold Pedrigal – External Vice President, Power ng Pinoy
  • Mark Alegre – Internal Vice President, Worldwide Filipino Alliances
  • Joseph Peralta – Executive Secretary, Asian Journal
  • Jossie Alegre – Treasurer, Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce

Board Members:

  • Raymond Virata – Positively Filipino – Official Graphic Artist 
  • Margarita Argente – Philippine News
  • Atty. Rodel Rodis – Columnist, Inquirer.net
  • Caroline Ocampo – Philippine American Netword Radio
  • Rudy Asercion – NaFFAA
  • Bradford Adkins – Manila Mail
  • Lorna Dietz – Radiant View

Regular Members:

  • Jun Ilagan – Manila Mail
  • Armando Chavez – Contributor, Inquirer.net 
  • Rene Ciria Cruz – Inquirer.net
  • Thelma Cruz – Philippines Today 
  • Marilyn King – Philippines Today
  • Carmen Colet – Filipino Gazette
  • Gary De Guzman -FilAm Star
  • Nerissa Fernandez – ABS-CBN International
  • Tony Villegas – Filipino American Arts Expo
  • Edwina Aniag – FilAm Star
  • Emil Guillermo – Columnist 
  • Gerry Pangilinan – Photographer

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS:

  • Fely Santiago, Former President PAPC 2002 – 2004
  • Charito Benipayo, President 2004 – 2008

FOUNDERS

  • Willie Jurado
  • Dave Baquirin
  • Al Repato
  • Quezon Magawang
  • Prudencio Europa
  • Lilia Andolong
  • Art Madlaing
  • Mario Panoringan
  • Art Padua
  • George Nervez
  • Angelo  Castro Sr.
  • Rodel Rodis
  • Publications: Philippine News, The Eye, Filipino Monitor, Philippine Examiner, Philippine Chronicle, Filipino Guardian

PAST PRESIDENTS

  • Willie Jurado
  • Sid Protacio, Manila Bulletin USA/Advent Publications
  • Lita Jurado, The Eye
  • Gerry Palabyab, Manila Bulletin USA
  • Fely Santiago, Asian Manila Times
  • Charito Benipayo, The Islander Channel-28