Alumni Association

Alumni Association


2016-2017 Alumni Association officers

2016-2017 UOG Alumni Association Officers
(From left) Chelo Paulino, Immediate Past-President; Jaran Aguon, Secretary; Rowena Macaraig, Treasurer; Amanda Shelton, VP/President-Elect; and Jose Untalan, President.


Become an officer with the UOG Alumni Association!

The UOG Alumni Association is seeking candidates to run for one-year terms as officers on its Executive Board.

The positions to be filled are vice president/president-elect, secretary, and treasurer. Daphne May Leon Guerrero, the current vice president/president-elect, will automatically become president, and Chelsey San Nicolas, the current president, will remain in the executive board as immediate past president.

Responsibilities for each position may be viewed below.

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.
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.
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.
Candidates should have the following:
  • an undergraduate or graduate from the University of Guam
  • proven leadership experience
  • ability to communicate well and work with a large group
  • great organizational skills
  • results-driven mindset
  • motivation to continue efforts to foster fraternity and support for the University
  • professional experience in finance (for the position of treasurer)
  • prior community or group volunteer experience a plus.
How to file for candidacy

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. Materials may be sent to UOG Director for Development and Alumni Affairs Norman Analista at

The deadline to file for candidacy is Friday, April 23, 2021

The election will take place on Friday, May 14. Voting will be online, and a link to vote will be emailed to all alumni by May 7.



Chelsey Ting, President
Daphne Leon Guerrero, Vice President/President-Elect
Vanessa Valencia, Secretary
Hannah Malaca, Treasurer
Tito Castro, Immediate Past President


Jose Untalan

 Incoming President: Jose Untalan


Amanda Shelton

 VP/Incoming President Elect:
Amanda Shelton

Jaran Aguon

Secretary: Jaran Aguon

 Rowena Macaraig

 Treasurer: Rowena Macaraig

Chelo Ronaldo Paulino

Immediate past President:
Chelo Ronaldo Paulino

2015-2016 Alumni Association Officers

(From left) 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.


Star Mercado

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 Alumni Association Officers

(From left) Eileen Agahan, Immediate Past President; Carmelita Gogue, Treasurer; Russell Ocampo, Secretary; and Star Mercado, Incoming President.