The newly elected officers of the Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (JPIA) – Sacred Heart College Chapter consisting of Joshua Mabilin (President), Rica Ritchell Dulay (Secretary), Kate Carole Dalmacion (VP for Non-Academics), Lovely Ann Medrano (VP for Finance), Sophia Glodoviza (VP for Audit), Geevience Averia (VP for Membership), Sandra Generoso (VP for Publication and Communication), Jocel Privado (VP for Academics – in absentia), Mark Louie Galutan (2nd Year Representative) and John Louis Baldovino (QFJPIA Representative) attended the Annual Executive Meeting of the National Federation of Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (NFJPIA) last July 20, 2019 at Henry Sy, Sr. Hall Auditorium National University – Laguna with their moderator, Ms. Yvonne Hitty L. Mier. With the theme “Reawakening of the Phoenix”, the annual executive meeting aimed to share information to members in different local chapters regarding events that the Regional Council will be conducting for the academic year 2019-2020.
The event started with a welcome address by Regional Executive President, Mr. Mart Noriel Melendres. A video presentation entitled “TALA: Ignite as One” was presented shortly thereafter to formally introduce the newly elected Executive Board FY 2019-2020 of NFJPIA Region 4 Council. The presentation was followed by a discussion by Regional VP for Academics, Mr. John Patrick Tacla who talked about the mission, vision and core values of NFJPIA. Guest speaker, Mrs. Rizalia Carillo, then shared her knowledge and expertise on becoming a good leader. After the talk, Regional VP for Non-Academics, Mr. Johann Villegas, informed the attendees of the Search for Mr. and Ms. Ambassador and Ambassadress for Goodwill and different competitions that will unleash every talented JPIAn.
In the afternoon session, Regional VP for Membership, Ms. Katherine Ann Molina, discussed about membership fees and other requirements as well as the budget allocation proposal, while Ms. Maryjoy Nazaro, Regional VP for Finance shared the proposed registration for the events to be held throughout the school year. Lastly, Regional VP for Communications, Ms. Christian Joy Bobier, reiterated the need to expose the JPIA organizations in doing activities to promote the holistic development of their members with the purpose of enriching leadership skills and camaraderie among JPIAns across the region.
The Cordian JPIAns enthusiastically partook in the event’s games as well as shared in the native delicacy snacks brought by the respective members. The annual executive meeting was formally closed by the NFJPIA-R4 Advisor, Mr. George Matthew Macatangay, followed by a closing prayer led by Regional VP for Communications, Ms. Christian Joy Bobier.
Truly, JPIAns do not only show academic excellence in balancing worksheets, but also exhibit a potential breed of future Corporate Professionals with Passion, Purpose and Love for People.