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Federation of Filipino American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC) Induct 2020 Officers

Federation of Filipino American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC) - 2020 Officers

The recently concluded FPACC International Convention hosted by PACCGC at the Hyatt O’Hare was a resounding success. Congratulations to the newly elected officers of FPACC for the term
2019 – 2021. The swearing-in oath was administered by none other than Illinois Governor JB Pritzker. Congratulations to my dream team and thanks in advance for your service!

  • President – Marie Cunning- Arizona
  • National Executive Director- Brad Baldia – Philadelphia
  • Executive vice president- Richard Felicelda – Chicago
  • National Secretary Noemi Frias- Houston
  • National Treasurer- Cynthia Flores- Chicago
  • VP Membership- Noel S. V. Omega- Arizona
  • VP Finance – Vacant
  • VP Business development- Emil Bernardo- Chicago
  • VP Global Outreach – Loloy Reyes – Houston
  • VP International Trade – Rick Pfeil – Seattle
  • VP Government – Dennis Mondero- Chicago
  • VP Special Programs – Charmel Dela Cruz – Arizona
  • VP Tourism – Numeriano Bouffard – Florida
  • VP Conference – Anthony Ogilvie – Seattle
  • VP Global Communications – Ed Orpina – San Francisco
  • VP Marketing & Branding – Vacant
  • VP Public Relations – Vacant


  • VP Special Projects – USA, Canada, Mexico- Minnie Palis – Arizona
  • VP – Cultural Affairs – Cleo Aquino – Chicago

** more appointments are forthcoming to fill the remaining vacant Vice President positions as well as the regional Vice Presidents

Michael Lewis

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