15 October 2017 marked the formal establishment of ENFiD-Austria/YENFiD-Austria. A core group of eight Vienna-based Filipinos unanimously agreed to be the founding members, pledging to do their best, to ensure that ENFiD/YENFiD Austria becomes an active national Affiliate of ENFiD. Ms Marison Rodriguez, ENFiD Vice Chair, acted as the Inducting Officer, administering the Oath of Office in a simple ceremony.
SET OF OFFICERS, 2017-2018
Chair/ENFiD Country Representative: Maria Zelda “Marizel” Magistrado ROJAS
Vice Chair: Cecilia “Cecile” Orola CECH
Secretary: Minda PEPITO
Treasurer: Dorcas “Dorcie” Navarette AIGNER
Auditor; Ana Maria “Minnie” LANGER
Communications and Press Relations Officer: Mae CAYIR
President: Sarah Jozelle Magistrado ROJAS
Treasurer: Bryna Marie Liao DECENA
Discussions on the way forward took place, whereby activities and events for 2017-2018 were identified. Among these were first and foremost, strengthening-from-within as well as collaboration with other country affiliates to learn about best practices with respect to ENFiD’s vision, mission and programmes and activities.
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