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Board of Officers

Vice President: Odon Dizon

Secretary: Jocelyn Reyes

Assistant Secretary: Merce Mattheus

Treasurer: Cecile Ocampo

Auditor: Emie Carrillo

Public Relations Officer: Liza Lieberman

Board Members: Daisy Dorotheo, Lucille Ford, Zony Gordon, Jay Pasco, Joel Javan

Board of Trustees: Zeny Justiniano, Mul Tayoba, Nic Montebon, Arnold Magpantay

2018 President

JOSIE MAGLALANG – CPA, MA in Public Administration

Happily married to Joe Maglalang, blessed with 3 wonderful kids and 4 grandchildren. A Certified Public Accountant in the Philippines with Masters Degree in Public Administration at the University of Sto Tomas and Public Management at the Development Academy of the Philippines.


Josie’s passion for community service and love for culture and arts grew fonder and stronger when she worked as Controller for 16 years at the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), a government office mandated for the preservation, restoration and promotion of Philippine culture and arts and at present, a Senior Accountant in Valencia. She continues serving the community with Fil-Am since 2011.

As the 2018 Fil-Am President, with her theme: “In Pursuit of Excellence: Fil-ams Working Together”, she aims at increasing cultural awareness to every Fil-Am family and encourage Fil-am members to come together and share their time and knowledge in enhancing the ongoing projects of the association.



• Induction of 2018 Fil-Am Board of Directors at Hyatt Regency
• Single Mothers’ Dinner
• Filipino Language Lesson
• Feeding Program, Easter Picnic
• Awarded 2nd Place for 4th of July Parade
• Bingo Socials
• Scholastic Achievement Awards
• Scholarship grant to the Philippines



• “Kultura Pilipinas” – A Journey to the History of Philippine Folk Dances
• Partnership with Santa Clarita Sister Cities Program with the creation of a permanent committee

“A Circle of Strength, Founded on Faith, Joined in Love, Kept by God TOGETHER, FOREVER “

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2018 Highlights & Accomplishments

2018 Events, Programs & Activities

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