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Filipino Australian engineers in Sydney elects new officials


Filipino engineers
Filipino engineers

16 March – The Filipino Australian Engineers Association or FAEA today  held its 21st Annual General Meeting and election of  new set of officers to serve henceforth until  June 2015,

Community leader and  Filipino Australian Movement for Empowerment  (FAME)  official Mr Cesar Bartome was elected president.

 Others elected to the new Executive Board whose term will end in June of 2015 were: Fedi Francisco,  Elected directors are  Omar Camacho (Immediate Past President), Ben Liquete, Vic Pulmano,  Efren Katague and  Sonny Reyno.

During the meeting, a donation of A$1,000.00 to the victims of super typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda that devastated the central region of the Philippines was also approved.  The donation will be coursed through the Rotary Club of Penrith currently headed by Engr. Tess Hall, as its President. Part of the donation came from the proceeds of the FAEA Christmas Party held last 07 December 2013. 

“The FAEA donation will surely go a long way in helping our poor and suffering kababayans in Tacloban where the Rotary Club together with other community service organisations are doing re-construction work,” according to Engr. Tess Hall.  

The FAEA was incorporated in Sydney in 1993.  Among others, its objectives is to “Assist in the recognition and acceptance of engineering qualifications and experience of Filipino engineers trained overseas and to assist new Filipino migrant engineer members to become familiar with Australian engineering practices.” 

The association accepts members coming from the Filipino Australian community whether practising engineering professionals or not and with any engineering discipline or degree. Membership enquiries may be sent to

 In photo:  Tess Hall, Omar Camacho, Fred Clark, Cesar Bartolome, Ben Liquete, Jess Arranz and Ferdi Francisco.  Not in photo are: Engrs: Vic Pulmano, Efren Katague and Sonny Reyno.