JUNIOR CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES
ROSTER OF NATIONAL PRESIDENTS
 


1949-1961 | 1962-1974 | 1975-1987 | 1988-2002 | 2003 - PRESENT

ISIDORO MANUEL FERNANDO R. BAKUNAWA
Tacloban “Love” Jaycees
40th National President
(1988)
Presidential Theme: 40 Years of Leadership Development… Moving Towards a New Horizon

The Philippine Jaycees observed the 40th year of Jayceeism in Asia through a “Jaycee-Asia Celebration” attended by Jaycees from Asia. The term pursued electoral reforms, including simultaneous voting during area conferences. “Operation Clean Elections” was also held during the 1988 National Elections.

ROLANDO C. RAMIREZ
Mandaluyong Jaycees
41st National President
(1989)
Presidential Theme: Redirecting Values, A New Beginning

The Ruby Anniversary of the Philippine Jaycees was observed together with the 8th Special National Convention from April 21 to 23, 1989 that attracted 1,000 Jaycees. Various projects, such as “Pamumuno sa Barangay,” “Oral Rehydration Therapy,” and “Monument for Peace” were also conducted in full steam.

BENJAMIN S. LIM
Dagupan “Bangus” Jaycees
42nd National President
(1990)
Presidential Theme: Our Task in the ‘90s… Strong Jaycees, Strong Nation

As this year’s term sought to produce quality members, no less than 40 “Leadership in Action” seminars were conducted. To motivate the national board, the “Most Outstanding NEVP and NVP” quarterly awards were launched for the first time. The term also encouraged chapters to help revive the economy.

CRISPIN C. DY, JR.
Makati Jaycees
43rd National President
(1991)
Presidential Theme: Young People Committed for a Better Tomorrow

Committed to go for the R.I.T.E. (Relevant, Impact, True to Objectives, and Executed Well) Projects, the term organized the Leadership Development Academy to conduct seminars. It also instituted the first JCP Efficiency Awards for chapters, and adopted the “Create a Sports Hero” and the “Kawal” Awards.

JUAN S. DOMINO
Plaridel Jaycees
44th National President
(1992)
Presidential Theme: Our Children, the Environment… A Global Concern

The Philippine Jaycees redirected its efforts towards the preservation of the environment. It launched the first “Water for Life” artesian well project and pursued the “Trees for Life” program. During the 1992 National Elections, they formed the Citizens’ Alliance for Monitoring Election Reforms (CAMERRA).

RODERICK L. NGO
Cebu Jaycees
45th National President
(1993)
Presidential Theme: We Make the Difference, a New Dimension

Determined to strengthen the image of the Philippine Jaycees to its constituent chapters, the term launched the “JCP on Wheels” national visitation program. It also launched the Privilege Discount Network to the members and initiated relief efforts to help the victims of the 1993 Mayon Volcano eruption.

GERARDO C. SEVILLA
Makati Jaycees
46th National President
(1994)
Presidential Theme: Jaycees… One with Philippines 2000

Vowing to help the government’s “Philippines 2000” vision, the Philippine Jaycees launched the “Young Entrepreneurship Program” to help develop small scale industries. The first “Community Outstanding Young Achievers” (COYA) was organized this year and a “20/20 Raffle” fund-raiser was held.

FELINO JOEY D. LIVELO
Imus “Haligue” Jaycees
47th National President
(1995)
Presidential Theme: Active Citizens, Inspiring Others in Nation Building

The Philippine Jaycees was able to strengthen its membership with the revival of 18 chapters and the chartering of 2 new ones. Apart from its many projects, the term was able to co-develop the Global Training School with the Japan Jaycees and support JCI’s International Business Network Program.

ROBERTO A. ALVAREZ, JR.
Parañaque “MIA” Jaycees
48th National President
(1996)
Presidential Theme: Networking for Excellence through Teamwork and Training

Amidst the backdrop of aggressive membership growth, the Philippine Jaycees formed an Anti-Crime Foundation to upgrade policemen’s benefits, as well as launched the “Save the Filipino Youth” anti-drug and “STOP AIDS” programs. It also renovated the JCP Headquarters and judicially reconstituted its land title.

MARCELO MARTIN N. FERNAN, JR.
Metro Cebu “Uptown” Jaycees
49th National President
(1997)
Presidential Theme: Service to Mankind Involves Leadership Efficiency and Solidarity

The year focused on the efficient delivery of services, beginning with the creation of the post of Executive Director. This term saw the revival of “The Outstanding Policemen of the Philippines,” the implementation of Project ALICE, and Project KAMPANA, a social action undertaking against violence.

JOSEPH VICTOR G. EJERCITO
San Juan “Pinaglabanan” Jaycees
50th National President
(1998)
Presidential Theme: Golden Opportunities in Leadership Development

Despite the Asian financial crisis, the Philippine Jaycees celebrated its 50th anniversary with a grand reunion and hosted the 53rd JCI World Congress from November 15 to 21, 1998 in Manila. The term saw the revival of the “Voice of Philippine Democracy” and continuation of the “STOP AIDS” campaign.

JOSELITO T. REYES
Angeles “Culiat” Jaycees
51st National President
(1999)
Presidential Theme: Trained to Lead

Heightened by a reawakened public interest in the Jaycees, the term completed its modernization program with the launching of its official site in the World Wide Web. It also gave representation to the Junior Jaycees in the National Board for the first time, and allied with various foundations for its projects.

RAFAEL P. DIZON III
Manila Jaycees
52nd National President
(2000)
Presidential Theme: Shaping the Leaders of the Millennium

Imbibed with a sense of purpose, the term promoted the Jaycee movement through press releases, publishing full-color issues of its official news organ and a national Trade Directory, launching the JCP discount card, linking with the Civil Service Commission for its raffle project, and hosting a major concert.

JIMMY T. YAOKASIN, JR.
Candahug “Liberation” Jaycees
53rd National President
(2001)
Presidential Theme: Progressive Leadership for Unity and Service

With the nation facing political uncertainty that led to EDSA 2, the Philippine Jaycees was able to rise above partisan politics that would have adversely affected its credibility. Despite the national organization’s financial difficulties, it was able to plant the seeds for many fund-raising projects for future terms.

 

MABEL P. VILLARICA-MAMBA
Marilao “Marilag” Jaycees
54th National President
(2002)
Presidential Theme: Committed Action for Responsive and Efficient Service

With the first lady National President gracing the helm of the Philippine Jaycees, the national organization centered on instituting new and innovative projects, such as the “Youth Smoking Prevention” Program, “Beyond Prison Walls” Prisoner Outreach Program, a donation of 1,000 artesian wells nationwide.