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UOG Alumni Association Seeks Candidates

The UOG Alumni Association will be holding elections to fill three key position in the organization. Individuals must have earned their undergraduate or graduate degree(s) from the University to qualify for office.

Candidates should have proven leadership experience, are able to communicate and work with a large group, possess great organizational skills, are results-driven, and are motivated towards continuing efforts to foster fraternity and support for the University. Prior community or group volunteer experiences are a plus for all positions. For the position of Treasurer, it is recommended that the individual have professional experience in finance.

Responsibilities for each position are as follows:

  1. Vice President/President-Elect
    The Vice President/President Elect acts in the place of the President in his or her absence or disability. The Vice President/President-Elect shall become the Incoming President in the following term.

  2. Secretary
    The Secretary shall keep, or cause to be kept, a book of minutes at the principal office or such other place as the Executive Committee may order, of all meetings of the Association. The Secretary shall give, or cause to be given place of all the meetings of the Association required by the By-Laws to be given and shall keep a list of the members and the seal of the Association in safe custody, and shall have such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the By-Laws.

  3. Treasurer
    The Treasurer shall keep and maintain, or cause to be kept and maintained, adequate and correct accounts of the properties and business transactions of the corporation, including accounts of its assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, gains, losses, capital, surplus and shares. Any surplus, including earned surplus, shall be classified according to source and shown in a separate account. The books of account shall at all reasonable times be open to inspection by any active member. The Treasurer shall deposit all money and other valuables in the name and to the credit of the Association with such depositories as may be designated by the Executive Committee. He/she shall disburse the funds of the Association as may be ordered by the Executive Committee, shall render to the Executive Committee, whenever they request it, an account of all transactions and of the financial conditions of the Association and shall have such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the By-Laws. A petty cash fund may be established upon approval of the Executive Committee. Treasurer shall coordinate with the established financial accounting firm, tax preparer or other established persons to prepare and reconcile monthly and yearly financial records and reports them to the Executive Committee accordingly.

The term of office for all positions is one year.

The deadline to file for candidacy is Friday, February 26 through UOG Alumni Association President, Chelo Paulino through 735-2586 or uogalumniassociation@gmail.com

Candidates must submit a written statement that explains what position they are seeking as well as their bio to be posted for other alumni to view prior to voting.

Ballots may be cast on Friday, March 11 from 1p.m. to 5p.m. at the Jesus & Eugenia Leon Guerrero Business & Public Administration Building at the University of Guam, 2nd Floor, Room 261. Please bring a picture ID.

Results will be posted the same day by 8 p.m.

***Current president, Chelo Paulino will remain in the executive board as immediate past president and current VP/President-elect, Jose Untalan will automatically serve as president.



Meet the new 2016-2017 officers of the UOG Alumni Association!


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From left to right: Vice President/President-Elect Jose Untalan, President Chelo Paulino, Immediate Past President Star Mercado, UOG Director of Development and Alumni Affairs Norman Analista, Treasurer Rowena Macaraig, and Secretary Tasha Wade.



2014-2015 officers of the UOG Alumni Association

University of Guam

President: Star Mercado, Social Security Office

Chelo Paulino

Vice President/President- Elect: Chelo Marie Paulino, Teacher, Jose Rios Middle School, B.A. Computer Information Systems, minor in Computer Science, 2006, Masters in Business Administration, Masters of Arts in Teaching, 2013

James Terbio

Secretary: James Terbio, Independent Marketing Consultant, B.A. Communication, 1996

Carmelita Gogue

Treasurer: Carmelita Gogue (serving another term), Vice President and General Manager, Marianas Finance Corporation, B.A. Business Administration, 1996 and Master’s Degree in Business Administration, 1999

2013-2014 Officers

Alumni Association Executive Board 2014

UOG Alumni Association Officers, L to R: Eileen Agahan, Immediate Past President, Carmelita Gogue, Treasurer, Russell Ocampo, Secretary, Star Mercado, incoming President.