On March 16, 2024, Positive Action Foundation Philippines Inc. (PAFPI), in its headquarters in Abre Building, located along P. Ocampo Street in Malate, Manila City, recently conducted elections to appoint a fresh batch of Board Members and Officers. This momentous event comes after two years of challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which greatly affected PAFPI advocacy and program activities. With advanced notice of a General Assembly, previous members and officers enthusiastically gathered to elect new faces who will lead PAFPI for the next three years, from 2024 to 2027. During the assembly and after the election was held, PAFPI Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Joshua Formentera, delivered a heartfelt message to welcome the newly elected officers into their respective positions.

“It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that we welcome our newly elected and appointed officers to lead our organization in its mission to combat HIV/AIDS and support affected communities. We extend our heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to each of our esteemed officers:

  • President: Emmanuel L. Garcia
  • Vice President: Edward Russel P. Sedino
  • Secretary: Carlo Martin R. Alcala
  • Treasurer: Reynaldo Imperial
  • Board members: Ferdi Granil
  • Board members: Roberto Ruiz

Your dedication, passion, and commitment to our cause are truly commendable, and we are confident that under your leadership, our organization will continue to make meaningful strides towards our shared goals.

As we embark on this journey together, let us reaffirm our commitment to:

  • Empowering individuals affected by HIV/AIDS
  • Advocating for equitable access to prevention, treatment, and care services
  • Promoting awareness, education, and stigma reduction efforts
  • Fostering collaboration and partnerships within our community and beyond

We recognize the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, and we are excited to work alongside our new officers to address them with creativity, resilience, and compassion.

To our outgoing officers, we express our deepest gratitude for your dedicated service and invaluable contributions to our organization. Your leadership has paved the way for our continued growth and success, and we are immensely grateful for your tireless efforts.

Together, let us continue to be a beacon of hope, support, and advocacy in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Please join us in welcoming our new officers and offering them your full support as we embark on this new chapter together.

With warm regards,
(SGD) Joshua C.T. Formentera, 
Jr Founder and Chairman Emeritus”