Filipino Americans for Hillary Expands National Leadership Council

Filipino Americans for Hillary today announced an expanded National Leadership Council as support surges for Secretary Clinton on Election Day in six states. The list below was updated on June 7.

Honorary National Chair
The Honorable Ben Cayetano
Governor, State of Hawai’i (1994-2002)

National Coordinator
Melissa Ramoso
Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, Los Angeles, CA

Honorary National Co-Chairs
The Honorable Rob Bonta
Assemblymember, California Legislature, Alameda, CA

The Honorable Mona Pasquil Rogers
Former Acting Lieutenant Governor, State of California

The Honorable Christopher Cabaldon
Mayor, City of West Sacramento, CA

The Honorable Victor Manalo
Mayor, City of Artesia, CA

The Honorable Rolando Lavarro Jr.
Council President, City of Jersey City, NJ

The Honorable Myrna de Vera
Vice Mayor, City of Hercules, CA

The Honorable Rozzana Verder-Aliga
Vice Mayor, City of Vallejo, CA

The Honorable Ray Buenaventura
Councilmember and Former Mayor, City of Daly City, CA

The Honorable Mike Guingona
Councilmember and Former Mayor, City of Daly City, CA

The Honorable Mark Pulido
Councilmember and Former Mayor, City of Cerritos, CA

The Honorable Pat Gacoscos
Councilmember and Former Vice Mayor, City of Union City, CA

The Honorable Jim Navarro
Councilmember and Former Vice Mayor, City of Union City, CA

The Honorable Elito Santarina
Councilmember and Former Mayor Pro Tem, City of Carson, CA

The Honorable Gabriel Quinto
Councilmember, City of El Cerrito, CA

The Honorable Thomas Aujero Small
Councilmember, City of Culver City, CA

The Honorable Eddie A. Angeles
President, Jefferson Union High School Board, Daly City, CA (Ret.)

The Honorable Noelani Sallings
Vice President, Santa Clara Unified School Board, Santa Clara, CA

The Honorable Robert Bernardo
Commissioner, San Mateo Harbor District Board, San Mateo, CA

The Honorable Teresita B. Sagun
Commissioner, City of Chicago, IL (Ret.)

Community and Business Leaders

Marilyn Abalos – New York Lead Organizer, Filipino Americans for Hillary, New York, NY

Marisse Abelgas – Business Leader, Santa Fe Springs, CA

Kevin M. Acebo – Business Owner, Long Beach, CA

Geri Aglipay – Community Leader, Chicago, IL

Fred Agutin – Community Leader, Chicago, IL

Aurora Austriaco – Community Leader, Chicago, IL

Anne Bagasao – Community Leader, Los Angeles, CA

Brad Baldia – Pennsylvania Lead Organizer, Filipino Americans for Hillary, Philadelphia, PA

Ginny Barahona – New Jersey Lead Organizer, Filipino Americans for Hillary, New Jersey

Mary Grace Barrios – Volunteer Coordinator, LA Team, Filipino Americans for Hillary, Los Angeles, CA

Erlinda Baylon – Community Leader, West Covina, CA

Romy Baylon – Community Leader, West Covina, CA

Marissa Beck – Community Leader, New York, NY

Gene Benavides – Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, Castro Valley, CA

Vida Benavides – Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, Castro Valley, CA

Jamie Borromeo – Author/ Community Leader, Kailua-Kona, HI

Irene Bueno – Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, Washington, DC

Jessica Caloza – Community Leader, Orange, CA

Gloria Caoile – Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, Las Vegas, NV

Ryan Rollan Carpio – President, Pilipino American Los Angeles Democrats, Los Angeles, CA

Lumen Castaneda – Community Leader, New York, NY

Marissa Castro-Salvati – Community Leader, Los Angeles, CA

Gregory A. Cendana – Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, Washington, DC

Angie Cruz – Community Leader, Brooklyn, NY

Anna Marie Cruz – Community Leader, Los Angeles, CA

Ben de Guzman – Community Leader, Washington, DC

Billy Dec – Television Personality, Chicago, IL

Aries Dela Cruz – President, Filipino American Democratic Club of New York, NY

Sonia Delen – Community Leader, San Francisco, CA

Alex De Ocampo – Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, Los Angeles, CA

Loreto Quevedo Dimaandal – Co-Founder, Santa Clara County for Hillary 2016, Milpitas, CA

Arnel Dino – Community Leader, Fullerton, CA

Rachel Cometa Estuar – Community Health Advocate, Arcadia, CA

Abbey Eusebio – Community Leader, Chicago, IL

Dennis Mondero – Community Leader, Chicago, IL

Marita Etcubanez – Non-Profit Attorney, Washington, DC

Fritz Friedman – President, The Fritz Friedman Co., Los Angeles, CA

Joselyn Geaga-Rosenthal – Founding President, Pilipino American Los Angeles Democrats, Los Angeles, CA

Margie Gonzales – Nevada Lead Organizer, Filipino Americans for Hillary, Las Vegas, NV

Erlinda Granada-sabah – Business Owner, Bellflower, CA

Evelyn Granada – Community Leader, Bellflower, CA

Gerald Gubatan – Community Leader, Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles, CA

Tessie Guillermo – Community Leader, San Francisco, CA

Myrna Guia Gutierrez – Community Leader, Queens, NY

Roland Gutierrez – Community Leader, Queens, NY

Junelle Cavero Harnal – Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, Phoenix, AZ

Linda Faigao Hall – Community Leader, New York, NY

Jose Ilana – Community Leader, New York, NY

Joel F Jacinto – Community Leader, Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles, CA

Hector Javier – Community Leader, Raleigh, NC

Genevieve Villafranca Jopanda – Co-Chair, KAYA-Filipino Americans for Progress, San Francisco, CA

Edwin Josue – Community Leader, New York, NY

Dr. Arlene Bulos Kamppila – Dentist / Community Leader, Cerritos, CA

Fe P. Koons – Community Leader, Carson, CA

Carmelita Melette Lampino – Economic Development Commissioner, City of Cerritos, CA

Regine Biscoe Lee – Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, Guam

Rozita Rozita V. Lee – Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, Las Vegas, NV

Chelle Lhuillier – Community Leader, Queens, NY

Laura Lopez – Community Leader, Brooklyn, NY

Eric Macalma – Business Owner, Richmond, VA

Michelle Magalong – Community Leader, Corona, CA

Charmaine Manansala – Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, South Pasadena, CA

Alec Mapa – Actor, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Leslie Abalos Maralit – Community Leader, Springfield, VA

Philip McCarthy -Community Leader, New York

Bryce Mendez – Community Organizer, Washington, DC

Jose Montano Jr. – Community Leader, Falls Church, VA

RJ Kaleo Nadal – Community Leader, New York

Ben Nate – Consultant, Corona, CA

Irene Natividad – Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, Washington, DC

Francis Neri – Community Leader, Vallejo, CA

Loida Nicolas-Lewis – Business Owner / Chair, Filipino Americans for Hillary, New York, NY

Arnez Nisperos – Community Leader, Chicago, IL

Rocio Nuyda – Community Leader, Los Angeles, CA

Edilyn Ancheta Oriel – Community Leader, Chino Hills, CA

Mel Orpilla – Community Leader, Vallejo, CA

Juliet Payabyab – Community Leader, Queens, NY

Nicole Ponseca – Community Leader, New York, NY

Ester Pulido – Fine Arts and Historical Commission, City of Cerritos, CA (Ret.)

Gloria Perlas Pulido – California Lead Organizer, Filipino Americans for Hillary, Cerritos, CA

Janis Reyes – Community Leader, Alexandria, VA

Marie Luarca Reyes – Community Leader, Queens, NY

Michael Reyes – Business Leader, Alexandria, VA

Virgil Reyes – Community Leader, New York

Ray Sagun – Community Leader, Chicago, IL

Ed Santos – Community Leader, New York

Flor Siazon – Community Leader, Queens, NY

Melvin Tabilas – Community Leader, Washington, DC

Naomi Tacuyan Underwood – Member, AAPI National Leadership Council, Hillary for America, Washington, DC

Aris Tagle – Business Leader, Cerritos, CA

Lourdes Tancinco – Business Owner, San Francisco, CA

Erlinda Teal – Community Leader, Los Alamitos, CA

Emy Baysic Vales – Community Leader, New York, NY

Noel Vales – Community Leader, New York, NY

Evangeline Yabut – Community Leader, New York, NY

Frank Aurelio Yokoyama – Planning Commissioner, City of Cerritos, CA (Ret.)

Tatiana Yokoyama Bui – Planning Commissioner, City of Cerritos, CA

*Titles for identification purposes only.

*List in formation. To join the National Leadership Council, contact Melissa Ramoso at FilAmsforHillary@gmail.com.