Archive for November, 2007

The PLAI National Capital Region Librarians Council (PLAI-NCRLC) held its annual general assembly and election of new set of officers for 2007-2008 at the National Library Auditorium, November 5, 2007.

Elected as members of the Nominations and Elections Committee are: Melba Tablizo, Rosalinda Robles, Ofelia Gonzales, Christopher Paras, Fe Haico, Marites Luber, and George Irwin Rada.

The winning candidates to the NCR House of Delegates are: Milagros Santos-Ong, Sally Tuason, Leonila Galvez, Arlene Marzo, Lourdes Añonuevo, Yolanda Odsinada, and Eliza Galang.

Voted to represent the NCRLC to the PLAI Board of Trustees are: Nora J. Claravall, Sonial Lourdes David, Lilia Echiverri, Dolores Flora, Ana Fresnido, Teresita Hernandez, and Jocelyn Ladlad.

The Council Members of the PLAI-NCRLC for 2007-2008 are: Rodolfo Y. Tarlit, Fe Abelardo, Lilia Echiverri, Nora J. Claravall, Belen Vibar, Teresita Hernandez, and Jocelyn Ladlad.


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The Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI) will hold a National Congress on “Developing Competencies: Challenges and Issues,” and a General Assembly on November 12-14, 2007 at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Angelo King International Center, Arellano Ave., cor. Estrada St., Malate, Manila.

The Congress will enable participants to look at their library environment and better understand the range of area that has to be enhanced and to identify the skills that are used daily and to further widen their sphere of influence within and outside their organization.

Congress fee is Php 3,800.00.

Commission on Higher Education, Civil Service Commission and Department of Education memoranda allowing would be participants to attend the Congress and General Assembly are available.

The House of Delegates and the General Assembly Meeting of members of the PLAI will be on November 14, 2007, the last day of the Congress, at 8:30 A.M. – 12:00 NN and 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M., respectively. PLAI members are enjoined to attend.

For further information call Ms. Marlo C. Chavez, tel. no. 735-6011 loc. 6135; Ms. Fe Abelardo, tel. no. 5250926; Ms. Marilou C. Estillore, tel. no. 252-9401; and Mrs. Susima L. Gonzales, tel. no. 742-5612.

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