Election of the 2016 PHILKOFA Board of Trustees (BOTs)
The Board of Trustees (BOTs) were elected during the PHILKOFA General Membership Meeting (GMM) on 28 November 2015 at Hotel Jen, Roxas Boulevard. Since the By-Laws and Constitution of the organization has been amended and ratified on the said GMM, the new set of BOTs will be serving a 2-year term. Also, per Constitution, the BOTs will elect from among themselves the respective positions from President down to the Committee Chairman.
The PHILKOFA BOTs for 2016 are the following:
Strategic Planning and Writing Workshop
The Strategic Planning and Writing Workshop were held at the AVR, 3rd Floor, National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), UP Diliman, Quezon City on 06 February 2016. The Strategic Planning aimed to revisit the Vision, Mission, Goals, and Objectives of PHILKOFA, assess what has been done/achieved or otherwise, and plan accordingly to establish the direction/priorities of the organization for 2016.
Medical Mission: Operation “Tule” (Circumcision)
PHILKOFA, in partnership with the Life in the Spirit Catholic Community and St. Joseph the Worker Parish, organized an outreach project on 28 May 2016 at the St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Manuguit, Tondo, Metro Manila. The activity aimed to benefit 300 indigent children from different households in the community.
2nd Regional Coordinative Mechanism Coordinator (RCMC) National Meeting and 15th PHILKOFA ANNIVERSARY
The 2nd RCMC National Meeting is one of the significant meetings/activities included in PHILKOFAs Work and Financial Plan (WFP). The RCMCs are PHILKOFAs vital source of support for the successful implementation of its projects and activities. This meeting on 23 July 2016 held at the Ambassador’s Room, Hotel Jen, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City, Manila provided an opportunity to disseminate project details and expected deliverables for PHILKOFAs scheduled projects for 2016 as well as to obtain RCMCs inputs for 2017.
The Visayas Regional Assembly was scheduled on 23-25 September 2016. It aimed to sustain the existing camaraderie and the active participation and involvement of PHILKOFA members in projects and activities of the organization. It was also a great opportunity to reach out to PHILKOFAN’s in the region.
The Mindanao assembly with the theme “PHILKOFA LIGHTS LIVES” was scheduled on 29-31 October 2016. It aimed to: (i) To build-up the sustainability efforts of strengthening the PHILKOFA as an association that aspires to be relevant in terms of service to its members and the community; (ii) To increase PHILKOFA’s networking ability and collaborative efforts with public and private partners in project implementation where PHILKOFA members can participate thus allowing them to share their time, skills, expertise and resources;