FILIPINO ELECTEDS AND APPOINTEDS WORLDWIDE

 

ELECTED OFFICIALS

PHILIPPINES

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

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

 

SOUTH KOREA

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

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

 
 

UNITED STATES

Andrew Gabriel Board Member Rodeo-Hercules Fire Board California Website | Email

Andrew Gabriel
Board Member
Rodeo-Hercules Fire Board
California
Website | Email

Bob Sampayan Mayor Vallejo, California Website | Contact

Bob Sampayan
Mayor
Vallejo, California
Website | Contact

Christopher Cabaldon  Mayor West Sacramento, California Website | Contact

Christopher Cabaldon 
Mayor
West Sacramento, California
Website | Contact

Gabriel Quinto Mayor Pro Tem El Cerrito, California Website | Contact

Gabriel Quinto
Mayor Pro Tem
El Cerrito, California
Website | Contact

 
Hermie Sunga City Councilmember Vallejo, California Website | Contact 3 seats open, along with Rozzana Verder Aliga  

Hermie Sunga
City Councilmember
Vallejo, California
Website | Contact

3 seats open, along with Rozzana Verder Aliga
 

Hydra Mendoza (U.S. FWN100™ '09, Global FWN100™ 13)  Board Member, Chair, Past-President San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education Website Elected in 2006, re-elected in 2010 and 2014.

Hydra Mendoza (U.S. FWN100™ '09, Global FWN100™ 13) 
Board Member, Chair, Past-President
San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education
Website

Elected in 2006, re-elected in 2010 and 2014.

Jose S. Esteves Mayor Milpitas, California Website | Contact

Jose S. Esteves
Mayor
Milpitas, California
Website | Contact

Juslyn Manalo (Global FWN100™ '15)  Councilmember (2016-2020) and Vice Mayor (Term 2017-2018) Daly City, California Website | Contact The first Filipina woman elected to the Daly City Council.

Juslyn Manalo (Global FWN100™ '15) 
Councilmember (2016-2020) and Vice Mayor (Term 2017-2018)
Daly City, California
Website | Contact

The first Filipina woman elected to the Daly City Council.

 
Kris Valderrama (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13) Member Maryland House of Delegates representing District 26 Website | Contact

Kris Valderrama (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13)
Member
Maryland House of Delegates representing District 26
Website | Contact

Kymberly Marcos Pine (U.S. FWN100™ '07)  Honolulu City Councilmember, District I Hawaii Website | Contact

Kymberly Marcos Pine (U.S. FWN100™ '07) 
Honolulu City Councilmember, District I
Hawaii
Website | Contact

Linda Canlas Board Trustee, President New Haven Unified School District Board New Haven, California Website | Contact

Linda Canlas
Board Trustee, President
New Haven Unified School District Board
New Haven, California
Website | Contact

Mae Cendaña Torlakson Board Chair Ambrose Recreation and Park District (Term 2014-2018) Website | Contact

Mae Cendaña Torlakson
Board Chair
Ambrose Recreation and Park District (Term 2014-2018)
Website Contact

Malia Vella City Councilmember (2 seats) and Vice Mayor Alameda City, California Website | Contact Malia is the first Filipina woman elected to the Alameda City Council.

Malia Vella
City Councilmember (2 seats) and Vice Mayor
Alameda City, California
Website | Contact

Malia is the first Filipina woman elected to the Alameda City Council.

Mark E. Pulido Mayor Cerritos City, California Website | Contact

Mark E. Pulido
Mayor
Cerritos City, California
Website | Contact

Michael Guingon Councilmember (Term expires 2018) Daly City, California Website | Contact

Michael Guingon
Councilmember (Term expires 2018)
Daly City, California
Website | Contact

Myrna De Vera (U.S. FWN100™ '11) Mayor 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. Website | Contact

Myrna De Vera (U.S. FWN100™ '11)
Mayor
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.
Website | Contact

Pat Gacoscos Vice Mayor Union City, California Website | Contact

Pat Gacoscos
Vice Mayor
Union City, California
Website | Contact

Rob Bonta California State Assemblymember, AD 18 representing Oakland, Alameda, and San Leandro Website | Contact First Filipino American legislator in the 165-year history of California

Rob Bonta
California State Assemblymember, AD 18 representing Oakland, Alameda, and San Leandro
WebsiteContact

First Filipino American legislator in the 165-year history of California

Roland Esquivias City Councilmember Hercules, California (3 seats) Website | Contact

Roland Esquivias
City Councilmember
Hercules, California (3 seats)
WebsiteContact

Ron Villanueva Delegate Virginia House of Delegates, 21st District Website | Contact

Ron Villanueva
Delegate
Virginia House of Delegates, 21st District
WebsiteContact

Raymond Buenaventura Councilmember (since 2011) Daly City, California Previously served as Vice-Mayor (2011-2012), and as Mayor of Daly City (2012-2013, 2014-2015).   Website | Contact

Raymond Buenaventura
Councilmember (since 2011)
Daly City, California

Previously served as Vice-Mayor (2011-2012), and as Mayor of Daly City (2012-2013, 2014-2015).  
Website | Contact

Rozzana Verder Aliga (U.S. FWN100™ '09) City Councilmember Vallejo, California (3 seats open) Website | Contact 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.

Rozzana Verder Aliga (U.S. FWN100™ '09)
City Councilmember
Vallejo, California (3 seats open)
Website | Contact

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.

Rudy Nasol Trustee San Jose-Evergreen Community College, District Area 1 Website | Contact

Rudy Nasol
Trustee
San Jose-Evergreen Community College, District Area 1
Website | Contact

Ruscal Cayangyang Trustee Vallejo School Board (Term 2014-2018) Website | Contact

Ruscal Cayangyang
Trustee
Vallejo School Board (Term 2014-2018)
Website | Contact

Salvador "Buddy" Deauna City Councilmember Bergenfied, New Jersey (2 seats) Website

Salvador "Buddy" Deauna
City Councilmember
Bergenfied, New Jersey (2 seats)
Website

Sean Reyes  Utah Attorney General 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. Website | Contact

Sean Reyes 
Utah Attorney General

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.
WebsiteContact

Hon. Thelma Boac President. Board of Trustees Berryessa Union School District San Jose, California Website | Contact

Hon. Thelma Boac
President. Board of Trustees
Berryessa Union School District
San Jose, California
Website | Contact

Wendy Ho District Trustee, Area 5 San Jose Evergreen Community College District Wendy has been a Trustee at SJECCD since 2012. Website | Contact  

Wendy Ho
District Trustee, Area 5
San Jose Evergreen Community College District

Wendy has been a Trustee at SJECCD since 2012.
Website | Contact

 


APPOINTED OFFICIALS

CANADA

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

Senator Tobias C. Enverga, Jr.
Representing the province of Ontario, Canada

Appointed by Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper in 2012

 

PHILIPPINES

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

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

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

 

UNITED STATES

Al Perez San Francisco Entertainment Commissioner 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

Al Perez
San Francisco Entertainment Commissioner
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

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 Los Angeles Board of Transportation Appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2014

Dr. Cris Liban
Commissioner
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.

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

Dori Caminong
San Francisco Entertainment Commissioner

Appointed by San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2015

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

Edcelyn Pujol (U.S. FWN100™ '12) 
Member
Dental Hygiene Committee of California

Appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown in 2016

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

Fel Amistad PhD
California State Board of Professional Engineers, Geologists & Land Surveyors

Appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown in 2015

Franklin M. Ricarte Commissioner San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission Appointed by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee in 2017

Franklin M. Ricarte
Commissioner
San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission

Appointed by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee in 2017

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

Genevieve Jopanda
Former Commissioner
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  

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

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 Board of Building and Safety of Los Angeles Appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Joselyn Geaga-Rosenthal (U.S. FWN100™ '09) 
Commissioner
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

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

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

Marily Mondejar,
Vice Chair and Commissioner, Community Investment and Infrastructure

Appointed by San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee in 2012

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

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)

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

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)  Trustee, California Health Professions Education Foundation Board Appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown in 2015

Sonia T. Delen (U.S. FWN100™ '07) 
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

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

Tiffany Bohee (Global FWN100™ '15)
Executive Director, Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure, San Francisco

Appointed by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee in 2011