IECEP UAE 2017 Officers

The Newly Elected 2017 IECEP-UAE Officers and BODs during the Oath Taking Ceremony

In conjunction with the nominations for 2017 Chapter Officers and Board of Directors during the 8th Annual General Membership Meeting held last 9th December 2016; the selected 30 candidates consisting of active members from Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Northern Emirates convene on 3rd February 2017 in Dubai to proceed with the election proper. The former VP-Education, Engr Analiza Binondo, has been unanimously voted by the body to seat as the new President and Chairman of the Board for the year 2017.

The complete list of newly elected officers and BODs are as follows:

Position Name
President & Chairman of the Board Engr Analiza T. Binondo, ECE
Vice President – Internal Affairs Engr Gretchen O. Gopela, ECE
Vice President – External Affairs Engr Dionimar Mejia, PECE
Vice President – Education Engr Jan Michael G. De Villeres, ECE
Secretary General Engr Leonardo G. Mendoza, PECE
Treasurer Engr Racquel Aquino-Bay, ECE
Auditor Engr Perry L. Kwan, PECE
Public Relations Officer Engr Roderick S. Lodevico, ECE
Immediate Past President Engr Ronald M. Esguerra, PECE
Board of Directors
Director for Membership Development Engr Brando P. Valerio, ECE
Director for Technical Development Engr June Lloyd Emerson R. Gopela, ECE
Director for Publications Engr Louie Mel C. Maliksi, PECE
Director for Finance Engr Ignacio B. Araneta, ECE
Director for Special Programs Engr Glenn Arthur P. Narag, ECE
Director for SPLBE Engr Julito D. Tria Jr., ECE
Abu Dhabi Coordinators Dubai & Northern Emirates Coordinators
Engr Evangel V. Arcega, PECE Engr Victor Glenn C. Antolin, PECE
Engr Jefrey B. Barra, ECE Engr Jobellyn M. Kalinisan, ECE
Engr Jessie E. Bolaron Jr., ECE Engr Davey G. Lim, ECE
Engr Winston H. Estrevillo, ECE Engr Jeffry Herrick M. Pecson, ECE
Engr Jose Ariel C. Gasque, ECE Engr Bryan May H. Pelayo, ECE
Engr Alyssa Jane M. Isana, ECE Engr Meriam H. Semira, ECE
Engr Michelle B. Tolero, ECE Engr Ma. Lorena S. Morales, ECE

A simple yet solemn Oath Taking Ceremony took place on 17th February 2017 in the presence of our dear Philippine Ambassador to UAE, His Excellency Constancio Vingno, Jr., at the Philippine Embassy Hall. Honourable Vice Consul Rowena Pangilinan-Daquipil administered the Oath of Office for the new leaders who vowed to serve the institute that they represent.

Our good Ambassador, HE Vingno delivered his Keynote Message right after the oath, expressing his greetings and congratulations to the incoming officers headed by its President and Chairman of the Board, Engr Analiza Binondo; wishing them to confidently carry out the expectation and goals of the organization, keeping the electronics engineers and all practitioners in the right direction. He also thanked and congratulated the previous leadership of the Past President, Engr Ronald Esguerra for the organization accomplishment in 2016. Ambassador Vingno commended the group for its commitment toward the professional excellence of its members, as they level up to the highest standard of its profession, enhancing global competitiveness and demonstrating excellence in their pursuit. He extended his gratitude to the organization for always being a partner and look forward for its continued support and participation to the program and activities, as we promote the welfare of the Filipino Community in UAE.

During her Acceptance Speech, President, Engr Binondo sincerely thanked Ambassador Vingno and Vice Consul Daquipil for hosting the ceremony in the Philippine Embassy, while sharing as well to the group how the embassy has been supporting the organization relentlessly. She continued saying that “For accepting the responsibility, I know that it’s a very big shoe to fill in, considering the achievements and success of 2016, but I am confident that we can do it if we work altogether as a team”.

Further, the 1st BOD Meeting and Planning Session was held right after the event, commencing the term of office of the 2017 IECEP UAE Chapter Officers and Coordinators.

Congratulations to the newly elected leaders! May our good Lord bless and guide your every way and may He grant you with wisdom and knowledge to lead properly in order to continuously carry out the VISION and MISSION of IECEP.

More power to IECEP UAE Chapter! To God be all the Glory!