Los Angeles, CA — On June 8, 2013, Former Philippine President Fidel V. Ramos celebrated with the newly-formed Council of Presidents of Filipino American Chambers of Commerce of Southern California. Committed to a major effort in increasing the economic empowerment initiatives of the Southern California region, the five chambers are collaborating on “Federation 2013,” the Bi-National Conference that will be held in Los Angeles on November 8-10, 2013. The conference is organized by the Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC) and hosted by the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce-Los Angeles (FACC-LA).
The Chair of the Council is Jun Jao, president of the FACC of Orange County. Councilmembers include Mary Ann Omega, president of the FACC of Los Angeles (San Fernando Valley), Felix Lopez, president of the FACC of South East Corridor, Johnny Chua, FACC of the San Gabriel Valley and Evelyn Andamo, president of the FACC of the South Bay of LA Area.
The historic formation of a broad coalition of Filipino American business organizations in 1995 which eventually evolved into the Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC.net) had been inspired by President Ramos and implemented by its founding President, humanitarian Yolanda Stern. For more information, contact info@FPACC.net.
About Mary Ann R. Omega:
Mary Ann Rosete Omega graduated Bachelor Arts in Communication from St. Paul College of Manila in 1980. She immigrated to the U.S.A. right after she graduated from college at the age of 21 and became naturalized citizen in 1986.
She joined the work force in the healthcare industry rising to the ranks to handle high dollar portfolios of accounts receivables of UCLA Medical Center for 24 years. Mary Ann is an active member of the community for over 10 years and is married to Noel S.V. Omega who is also an active member of the community for over 30 years of leadership in business and civic activism.
Mary Ann has been active member with the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles (FACC-LA) since 2005. She served as the FACC-LA Secretary from 2007 to 2009, then rose to ranks of FACC-LA Vice President from 2010 to 2012. On February 16, 2013 Mary Ann Omega was inducted as the 2013 President of Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles and was appointed as the Chairperson for the upcoming Federation of Philippine Chamber of Commerce Bi-National Conference at Sheraton Gateway LAX on November 8, 9, 10, 2013.
Mary Ann Omega believes that the secret of successful accomplishments is in the 4 C’s: Commitment, Communication, Cooperation, and Contribution. For more information visit http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5546363/