Tuesday , 18 June 2024

AQD scientists are PHILAJAMES officers

By Development Communication Section

Five SEAFDEC/AQD scientists were elected as the new officers of PHILAJAMES Visayas (Philippine Association of Japanese Government Scholars). AQD scientist Dr. Fe Dolores Estepa is president; AQD scientist Dr. Rolando Pakingking is second vice-president; AQD associate scientist Dr. Helen Marcial is secretary; and AQD scientists Dr. Veronica Alava and Dr. Emilia Quinitio are board members. On 16 March, the new officers had their formal oath-taking in Iloilo City before the adviser-researcher of JICC (Japan Information & Culture Center) Mr. Shinchiro Kato.

JICC adviser-researcher Mr. Shinchiro Kato (leftmost) administers the oath-taking of the PHILAJAMES new sets of officers. (L-R) AQD scientist Dr. Fe Dolores Estepa, University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) associate professor Dr. Erlinda Lacierda, AQD scientists Dr. Veronica Alava & Dr. Emilia Quinitio, UPV associate professor Dr. Philip Ian Padilla, UPV assistant professor Dr. Gerald Quinitio and former UPV chancellor Dr. Minda Formacion

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