This event was held at the Diamond Hotel, Manila on December 7, 2013. There were about forty-three (43) participants to this event. To start the activity, the members were asked to introduce themselves to everyone since not everybody know each other due to diversity of memberships.
After the introductions, a mini-forum on Disaster Resiliency was conducted, in order in view of the recent happening, which is the supertyphoon Yolanda, the strongest typhoon recorded in the planet Earth, which hit the Visayas region of the Philippines. The speaker who gave the talk was Dr. Marqueza Reyes, ASEAN Advisor on Disaster Risk and Reduction Management.
The National Elections were held afterwards. The following new officers were elected to the Board of Directors:
President - GIlda Uy
Int. VP - Danny Tuazon
Ext. VP - Lavi Penaverde
Secretary - Josepina “Jo” Villareal
Treasurer - Gina B. Palmario
PRO - Wilhelmina G. Borjal
1. Grace Sapuay - Ex-Officio Director
2. Maribel L. Dionisio Sese
3. Cleofe C. Palac
4. Noralene Uy
The new set of officers will take over their duties and responsibilities at the start of the Fiscal year April, 2014.