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Wen Reyes leads new PACE Board of Trustees
NEW BOARD. Prof. Marco M. Polo (leftmost), outgoing PACE President, inducts the new set of Board of Trustees of PACE during the closing program of the Communication & Media Studies Conference (CMSC) at USJ-R, Cebu City. Photo by Kim Roca.

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dr. Rowena Capulong-Reyes of Far Eastern University is the new President of the Philippine Association of Communication Educators (PACE) Foundation, Incorporated.

She succeeds Prof. Marco M. Polo of De La Salle University – Dasmariñas, who served as President for two terms, from 2013 to 2017.

The following are the new officers of PACE:

  • President: Dr. Rowena Capulong-Reyes (FEU)
  • Vice-President for Luzon: Prof. Joeven Castro (FEU)
  • Vice-President for Visayas: Prof. Ulderico Alviola (VSU)
  • Vice-President for Mindanao: Dr. Ma. Theresa M. Rivera (XU)
  • Secretary: Prof. Mark Lester D. Chico (UPLB)
  • Assistant Secretary: Prof. Jed Asaph Cortes (VSU)
  • Treasurer: Prof. Monina Bello (SPUQC)
  • Assistant Treasurer: Dr. Jose Reuben Alagaran II (PUP)
  • Public Relations Officer: Dr. Severino Sarmenta, Jr. (AdMU)
  • Compliance Officer: Prof. Janet Tibaldo (SLU)
  • Trustees
    • Dr. Bettina Joyce Ilagan (CvSU)
    • Prof. Jose Arsenio Salandanan (UST)
    • Dr. Gwenetha Pusta (UST)
    • Prof. Julius Neil Piala (UP Mindanao)
    • Dr. Joseph Tubilan (CNU)
  • Ex-Officio: Prof. Marco M. Polo (DLSU-D)

The Board, composed of 15 members, was elected from an offical list of candidates nominated online and onsite, at the Communication & Media Studies Conference, by PACE members. The election was also opened online to non-attending PACE members.

They are set to meet again for a Strategic Planning Workshop in July 2017.