June 1. The 18th Annual Assembly of the Philippine Council for NGO Certification [PCNC] with the theme: Celebrating by Doing More and Doing Better was held at J.Y. Campos Hall A & B, Unilab Bayanihan Center located in Pasig City. Gawad Metronian Educational Foundation, Inc. [GMEFI] President and Board Member Mirana Medina attended.
PCNC Vice-Chair Teresita Ang See gave the welcome remarks. Other PCNC officers who actively facilitated the program were: Secretary/Trustee Fr. Antonio Cecilio Pascual, Chair of the Election Board Dr. Tita Branzuela, Trustee Ms. Carmen Linday Atayde, Chair of the PCNC Board Mr. Vitaliano Nanagas II; Board Treasurer, Mr. Augusto Carpio III. Dr. Jaime Galvez-Tan introduced the keynote speaker Dr. Cielito Habito who talked about “The Philippine Economic Status and What NGOs Could Do More and Better. The open forum was led by Ms. Cecile Alcantara, Trustee.
After lunch, Fr. Pascual spoke about “Program Evaluation — Prelude to Doing More and Better”. The attendees were made to share their practices in program evaluation through a small group discussion.
The election of new officers was also held; announced then inducted.