FILIPINO ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS WORLDWIDE

 

Elected Officials

Philippines:

Appointed Officials

                 Canada:

Leni Robredo

South Korea:

Jasmine Lee

USA:

Andrew Gabriel
 
Bob Sampayan
Christopher Cabaldon
Hermie Sunga
 
Hydra Mendoza
 
Juslyn Manalo Official
 
Kris Valderrama
 
Kymberly Marcos Pyne
 
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Mark Pulido
 
Mark Guingona
 
Myrna De Vera
 
Rob Bonta
 
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Ron Villanueva
 
Rozzana Aliga
 
 Trustee Nasol
 
Ruscal Cayangyang
 
Buddy Deauna
 
Sean Reyes
 
Thelma Boac
 
Wendy Ho

Leni Robredo (Global FWN100™ '16) Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines. Term 2016-2022.

 

Jasmine Bacurnay Lee, Proportional Representative №15, National Assembly of South Korea. Term 2012-2016

 

Andrew Gabriel, Board Member of the Rodeo-Hercules Fire Board California.
Official website: https://andrewgabrielforrhfd.wordpress.com/
Contact: andrew.gabriel1020@icloud.com

 

Bob Sampayan is Mayor of Vallejo, California. 
Official website: www.bobsampayan.com
Contact: bob.sampayan707@gmail.com 

 

Mayor Christopher Cabaldon of West Sacramento, California.
Official website: www.cityofwestsacramento.org/city/council/mayor_cabaldon.asp
Contact: christopherc@cityofwestsacramento.org

 

Hermie Sunga, Vallejo City Councilmember (3 seats open) along with Rozzana Verder Aliga.
Official website: www.hermiesunga4vallejocitycouncil.com
Contact: 
hermie@hermiesunga4vallejocitycouncil.com

 

Hydra Mendoza (U.S. FWN100™ '09, Global FWN100™ 13) Board Member, Chair, Past-President of the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education. Elected in 2006, re-elected in 2010 and 2014.
Official website: www.hydramendoza.com
Contact Hydra Mendoza

 

Juslyn Manalo (Global FWN100™ '15) Daly City Councilmember (2016-2020) and Vice Mayor (Term 2017-2018). The first Filipina woman elected to the Daly City Council.
Official website: www.juslynmanalo.com
Contact: juslyn@juslynmanalo.com
 

 

Kris Valderrama (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13) Member of the Maryland House of Delegates representing District 26.
Official website: www.krisvalderrama.org
Contact: kris@krisvalderrama.org

 

Kymberly Marcos Pine (U.S. FWN100™ '07)  Honolulu City Councilmember, District I.
Official website: http://www.councilmemberpine.com
Contact:  kmpine@honolulu.gov

 

Mae Cendaña Torlakson, Board Chair, Ambrose Recreation and Park District, Term 2014-2018.
Official website: http://www.ambroserec.org/boardofdirectors.html
Contact: mae.cendana@yahoo.com

 

Malia Vella, Alameda City Councilmember (2 seats) and Vice Mayor of Alameda City, California. Malia is the first Filipina woman elected to the Alameda City Council.
Official website: www.vellaforalameda.com
Contact: malia.vella@gmail.com

 

Mark E. Pulido is the Mayor of Cerritos City, California.
Official website: www.markpulido.com
Contact: markpulido@yahoo.com

 

Michael Guingon,  Daly City Councilmember. Term expires 2018.
Official website: www.dalycity.org
Contact: guingona4smcsupe@gmail.com



 


 

Myrna De Vera (U.S. FWN100™ '11) is currently the Mayor of the City of Hercules, California. She also served as Mayor of Hercules from 2013-2014. She was elected to her first four year term on the Hercules City Council in 2010 and was appointed to serve as Vice Mayor in 2011.
Official website: http://www.ci.hercules.ca.us/
Contact: mdevera@ci.hercules.ca.us

 

Rob Bonta, California State Assemblymember, AD 18.  
Official website: http://asmdc.org/members/a18/
Contact: info@robbonta.com

 

Roland Esquivias, City Councilmember, Hercules, California (3 seats).
Official website: www.rolandesquivias.com/
Contact Roland

 

Ron Villanueva, Delegate, Virginia House of Delegates, 21st District
Official website: www.ronv21.com
Contact: ron@ronv21.com

 

Raymond Buenaventura, Daly City Councilmember since 2011. Previously served as Vice-Mayor (2011-2012), and as Mayor of Daly City (2012-2013, 2014-2015).  
Official website: www.raybuenaventura.com
Contact: raybesq@gmail.com

 

Rozzana Verder Aliga (U.S. FWN100™ '09), City Councilmember, Vallejo, California (3 seats open). First elected to Vallejo City Council in 2013. Rozzana is the first Pinay elected to public office in Vallejo and Solano County in 1993 Vallejo School Board.


Official website: www.verder-aliga.org
Contact: dr.rozzana@comcast.net



Rudy Nasol, Trustee, San Jose-Evergreen Community College District Area 1.
Official website: http://www.sjeccd.edu/discover-sjeccd/board-of-trustees
Contact: Rudy.Nasol@sjeccd.edu

 

Ruscal Cayangyang, Trustee, Vallejo School Board. Term 2014-2018.
Official website: http://www.vallejo.k12.ca.us/
Contact: ruscalcayangyang@icloud.com

 

Salvador "Buddy" Deauna, City Councilmember of Bergenfied, New Jersey (2 seats).
Official website: www.bergenfield.com/bergenfield-mayor-and-council/

 

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes won reelection to the post he was elected to in 2012. Reyes is the first ethnic minority to become the Attorney General of Utah and hold statewide office in Utah. He sat on the APIA Advisory Board for the Trump Campaign.
Official website: www.seanreyes.com
Contact: info@seanreyes.com

 

Thelma Boac, Trustee, Berryessa Union School Board, San Jose, California.
Official website: www.thelmaboac.com
Contact: teamboac@gmail.com

 

Wendy Ho, District Trustee, Area 5, of the San Jose Evergreen Community College District. Wendy has been a Trustee at SJECCD since 2012.
Official website: www.votewendyho.com
Contact: Wendy.Ho@sjeccd.edu

Tobias Enverga

Philippines:

Agnes Bailen
Nora Terrado
 

USA:

Al Perez
 
Carmelyn Malalis
Cris Liban
 
Darryl Honda
 
Dori Caminong
Fel Amistad
 
Edcelyn Pujol
Franklin Ricarte
Gen Jopanda
 
Jason Chan
 
Joel Jacinto
Joselyn Geaga Rosenthal
Maria Torres Springer
Mariedel Leviste
 
Marily Mondejar
 
Minerva Tantoco
Perla Ibarrientos
Rozita Lee
 
Sonia Delen
Sheila Marcelo
Tiffany Bohee

Senator Tobias C. Enverga, Jr., Senator representing the province of Ontario, Canada. Appointed by Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper in 2012

 

Agnes Joyce Bailen (Global FWN100™ '15) Undersecretary of Department of Budget Management.
Appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016.

 

Nora K. Terrado (Global FWN100™ '16) Undersecretary of Trade and Industry.
Appointed by President Benigno S. Aquino III in 2013, re-appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016.

 

Al Perez, San Francisco Entertainment Commissioner and Board Member, 1a District Agricultural Association, Grand National Rodeo, Cow Palace Fair Board.

Appointed to the SF Entertainment Commission by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom in 2009, re-appointed by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee in 2014. Appointed to the Grand National Rodeo, Cow Palace Fair Board by California Governor Jerry Brown in 2016.

 

Carmelyn Malalis (US FWN100™ '09) Chair of New York City's Commission on Human Rights. Appointed by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio in November 2014.

 

Dr. Cris Liban, Commissioner for the Los Angeles Board of Transportation.
Appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2014

 

Darryl Honda, President of San Francisco Board of Appeals.

Appointed to Commissioner of the Board of Appeals by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee in 2012. Former Vice President of the SF Board of Appeals, 2015-2016.

 

Dori Caminong, San Francisco Entertainment Commissioner. Appointed by San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2015.

 

Fel Amistad PhD, California State Board of Professional Engineers, Geologists & Land Surveyors. Appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown in 2015.

 



Edcelyn Pujol (U.S. FWN100™ '12) Member of the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. Appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown in 2016.
 

 




Franklin Ricarte, Commissioner for the San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission.
Appointed by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. Term expires 2020. More info. 




 

Genevieve Jopanda, Former Commissioner of the Daly City Parks and Recreation Commission.
Appointed by Daly City Councilmember Sal Torres in 2011.

 





Jason Chan, Board Member,  1a District Agricultural Association, Grand National Rodeo, Cow Palace Fair.
Appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown in 2016.



 

Joel Jacinto, Commissioner, Board of Public Works for the City of Los Angeles.
Appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2015.



Joselyn Geaga-Rosenthal (U.S. FWN100™ '09) Commissioner of the Board of Building and Safety of Los Angeles. Appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.




Maria Torres-Springer, Head of Economic Development Corporation of New York City.
Appointed by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio in 2014.

 


 


Dr. Mariedel Leviste (Global FWN100™ '13) Commissioner on Community and Family Services of Los Angeles. Appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2014.
 





Marily Mondejar, Vice Chair and Commissioner, Community Investment and Infrastructure.
Appointed by San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee in 2012 (term until 2018).
 



 

Minerva Tantoco (U.S. FWN100™ '11) Chief Technology Officer of New York City, the first of its kind. Appointed by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio in 2016.
 

 


 

Perla Ibarrientos (U.S. FWN100™ '07) Daly City Commissioner Personnel Board, Term Expires 2019.

 

 


 

Rozita V. Lee (Global FWN100™ '13) President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Appointed by U.S. President Barack Obama in 2010.




 

Sonia T. Delen (U.S. FWN100™ '07 and FWN Board Member) Trustee, California Health Professions Education Foundation Board. Appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown in 2015.

 

 

Sheila Marcelo, Member, Library of Congress Trust Fund Board.
Appointed by President Barack Obama.



 

Tiffany Bohee (Global FWN100™ '15), Executive Director, Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure, San Francisco.
Appointed by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee in 2011.

 

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