Six named “UOG Distinguished Alumni” for 2019

Six named “UOG Distinguished Alumni” for 2019

Six named “UOG Distinguished Alumni” for 2019


2019 Distinguished Alumni 

The University of Guam is pleased to officially announce the names of the winners of the 2019 UOG Distinguished Alumni Awards. A ceremony was held on Nov. 23 at the Lotte Hotel Guam to recognize the winners. The leadership of the University, winners’ family members, and UOG alumni were present at the event. Legislative certificates were also given to each of the winners. In August, UOG’s Office of Development & Alumni Affairs and the UOG Alumni Association put out a call for nominations with a deadline of Oct.18.


All nominees’ application packets were rated in the following areas:

  1.  Professional accomplishment in the field: Has the nominee attained a high level of distinction and achievement through scholarship, research, teaching, creative contributions to the arts (comprising humanities, performing and fine arts, social sciences, and business) or sciences (comprising science, engineering, and health sciences) and/or service to society?
  2.  Does the candidate exhibit a high degree of character and integrity?
  3.  Does the candidate show civic and University involvement, awareness and concern?
  4.  Does the nominee's achievements have local, national, and/or international significance?

Photos from the event can be viewed here.

Philip Dauterman


College of Natural & Applied Sciences

Dr. Philip Dauterman

Acting Chief Medical Examiner of Guam

B.S., Biology, 1986

Jillette Leon Guerrero


College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Jillette Leon Guerrero

President, Guamology Inc.

Former Member, UOG Board of Regents

B.A., Anthropology, 1981

Paul Claros


School of Health

Paul Claros

Co-Owner and Head Coach, Custom Fitness LLC

B.A., Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 2005


Roland Certeza


School of Business & Public Administration

Roland Certeza


Master of Business Administration, 2010


Atilana Rambayon


School of Education

Atilana Rambayon

Retired Educator

M.A., Elementary Education, 1973

Serafin Chargualaf Meno Jr



Serafin Chargualaf Meno Jr.

Retired Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army

BBA, Finance and Economics, 1992