Bosconian alumni elect Calomarde president

DBCAI COMELEC chair and past president Eng’r. Mike Manlangit (standing) briefs the batch representatives who came as voting delegates as the election proceedings started at the DBTC Library.

CEBU CITY (Feb. 28, 2017) — Representatives from 30 out of 54 alumni batches from 1962 to 2016 of what is now Don Bosco Technical College (DBTC) elected their nine Trustees, who subsequently elected Jef Goopio Calomarde of Batch 1980 as president.

The new president and trustees of Don Bosco Cebu Alumni, Inc. (DBCAI) will serve a 2-year term in 2017 and 2018 to serve the past pupils of DBTC, known more to many alumni as Cebu Boys Town in the 60’s and mid-70’s, Don Bosco Technical High School towards the 90’s, and until of late, Don Bosco Technology Center.

DBCAI TrusteesThey include:

  • 1984 • Rey Paclipan
  • 1985 • Alex Escala
  • 1988 • Naluin Castro
  • 1994 • Vincent “Scooby” Escobido
  • 1995 • Noel Sanico
  • 1997 • Richard “Chieboy” Mercado
  • 2008 • Chriad “Baka” Bacalso
  • 2015 • Jules Asignar

“It was the highest turnout in DBCAI election history and the trustees definitely got an overwhelming mandate,” remarked Arch’t. Eric Cabaluna Nacorda, a past president.

Nacorda organized the Feb. 26 election held after the DBTC Alumni Mass at the DBTC Library as COMELEC with past presidents Eng’r Michael Manlangit, Eng’r. Dan Jabagat and Neil Montesclaros.

DBTC Salesian delegate Fr. Alan Ross Banogon, SDB, who is DBTC’s vice president for administration and a Batch 1979 alumnus, witnessed the proceedings, a process that his office initiated two weeks earlier.

More details here: Bosconian alumni elect Calomarde president


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