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PAEF Board Chairperson Leads Oath-taking of the New Set of FPAAA Board of Directors
Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Last September 14, 2018, PAEF Board Chairperson Philip Roskamp led the oath-taking of the new set of Fulbright Philippine Agriculture Alumni Association (FPAAA) Board of Directors. PAEF Board Treasurer Matt Keener and Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Director Dr. Luz A. Taposok were also present during the event.

The FPAAA is an association of Fulbright scholars who underwent post-doctoral research or PhD/MSc degree programs in various fields of agricultural research in the United States.  They aim to highlight the importance of research and development in addressing issues related to food security and income insufficiency. They do this by conducting research and development conferences aimed at promoting proper management of agricultural and fisheries resources.

The official list of 2018-2020 FPAAA Board of Directors is as follows:

President
Dr. Francis N. Baleta, RFT (2010/2016)
Director/Associate Dean and Professor III
Institute of Fisheries
Isabela State University – Main Campus
San Fabian, Echague, Isabela

VP for Luzon
Dr. Jonar I. Yago (2010)
Director of Research and Development Program / Professor VI
Plant Science Department
Nueva Vizcaya State University
3700 Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya

VP for Visayas
Dr. Reynold D. Tan (2003)
Assistant Professor
Department of Accounting, College of Management
University of the Philippines – Visayas
General Luna Street, Jaro, Iloilo City

VP for Mindanao
Dr. Neil J. Melencion (2002)
Senior Science Research Specialist
Philippine Coconut Authority
PCA-Zamboanga Research Center
San Ramon, Zamboanga City

Secretary
Dr. Leny C. Galvez (2007/2016)
Science Research Specialist III
Department of Agriculture – Fiber Industry Development Authority
3rd Floor PCAF Building
DA Compound, Elliptical Road, Diliman
Quezon City

Treasurer
Dr. Aristotle T. Ubando (2013)
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department
De La Salle University
8th Floor, Bro. Andre Building, Taft Avenue, Manila

Auditor
Dr. Aurora Ferrer Piñon (2017)
Associate Professor IV
Benguet State University
La Trinidad, Benguet

PRO
Dr. Ma. Delpha S. Estrada (2011)
Agriculturist II, Field Operation Branch
Philippine Coconut  Authority
PCA-R5, Sagpon Street
Legazpi City

Engr.  Jerry James M. Dela Torre (2006)
Science Research Specialist II, Bioprocess Engineering Division
Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech)
PhilMech, CLSU Compound
Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

 

Board Members

Dr. Sitti Zayda B. Halun (2003)
Professor
Mindanao State University – Tawi-Tawi
Sanga-Sanga, Bongao
Tawi-Tawi

Dr. Flordeliza H. Bordey (2006)
Supervising Science Research Specialist
Philippine Rice Research Institute
Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

Dr. Zenaida g. Baoanan (2012)
Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Biology, College of Science
University of the Philippines Baguio
Governor Pack Road, Baguio City

Dr. Susan Gallardo

Lourdes Cabalquinto Generalao

Dr. Danilda-Hufna Duran (Ex-Officio)

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