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CPD Orientation for Registered Architects of the Philippines

Good day to all my fellow registered Architect’s, the second salvo of formal orientation in respect to the proposed Continuing Professional Development to be presided by the UAP-CPD Council will be held this coming 25th of March 2017, Saturday at 1-5 pm in the afternoon, Manila time at the UAP General Headquarters and be abreast of the new process in earning the necessary or required number of CPD points which will be a requirement in PRC license renewal with date of effectivity to be announce soon.

You may get in touch with the Membership Care Department UAP-HQ , Mars M. Cuevas, Supervisor thru contact numbers +632 4123311 and +639 9257059120

This announcement was courtesy of  Ar. Mae Ferrer, UAP-QC Chapter Secretary



RESULTS !!! The UAP-QC Chapter Newly Elected Officers for FY 2017-2018

The members have spoken and voted the next set of officers task to run and manage the administrative and organizational affairs of the UAP Quezon City Chapter for the fiscal year 2017-2018. Incumbent president Ar. Carla Epino formally cemented her second term with almost the team with some officer moving up a position or two. Committee Chairman for Election affairs past chapter president Ar. Maricel Arce-Ignacio led the proclamation of winners of the election result inside the Max’s Restaurant in Quezon City where a monthly General Membership meeting were simultaneously held  for a productive evening attended by more than a hundred members. See complete list of set of new officers who will take oath this coming July 2017 in a venue to be announce. Watch out for it! Congratulations.


UAP Quezon City Chapter Officers 2017-2018

Chapter President : Carla Epino

Vice President for Programs : Marian Eileen Florentino-Marudo

Vice President for Operations : Dante Aguirre

Secretary : Norma Mae Ferrer

Treasurer : Nilda Santos

Auditor : Jacobsen Montoya

Directors : Marlon Reyes ; Cielo Perez ; Jonalyn Lauchengco ; Jordan Cerina

The beacon of an organization’s success depends on the height of of sacrifices and dedication to uphold its purpose of existence. – Paquito


UAP-QC Election of Officers 2017

The United Architects of the Philippines Quezon City Chapter will be having it’s election a week from now. While most of the incumbent officers will either go up a level in terms of their position to continue their desire to serve and share their humble effort and commitment to one of the most distinguished chapter in the official organization for the Architects, it is expected that new faces will come out and participate in the said event. Following are the details of the forthcoming affair.

1. GMM and CHAPTER ELECTION on Feb 22, Wednesday at Max’s Restaurant , located at Scout Tuazon, QC. Topic: Accessibity Law and Universal Design Speaker:Ar. Rix Abordo, time of ingress and egress 6:00 pm-10:00 pm and everybody who intend to attend must come in their Business Attire.


For every books and or magazines donated, you’ll receive a Chapter special edition shirt. Date of publication must be 2010 and above.


Everyone is enjoin to share a small amount of  Php 100.00 to help raise the needed school supplies of students from TULAY NANG KABATAAN that will be accepted during the GMM by the Chapter Treasurer.

Seats are limited and a confirmation through the Chapter Secretary Mae Ferrer is a must!

Photos shown were of the last GMM at the Tower Restaurant courtesy of Mr Michael John R. Santos.  


In leadership lies the great responsibility to manage. – Paquito



Watch Out for the UPDATE with the Latest on CPD and IRR for the Architects as per R.A.10912

The venue were filled to the rafters as the UAP-QC Chapter members attended and get a glimpse of the most talk of the town topic amongst the Professionals of country, read as ALL Professions except the Professional Practice of the Law. The general membership meeting lasted than the prescribed schedule as the guest speaker Architect Chona E. Ponce presented the intricacies and cobwebs of the Continuing Professional Development programs and activities that’ll covered the needed and mandated forty-five (45) CPD points or you may want to call it CPE points.

This column will publish the presentation made last January 25, 2017 at the Tower Restaurant once we get a copy through the kind consideration of the presenter, Ar. Chona E. Ponce,fuap;Phd.

Watch out for it!

Gentlemen and Ladies,  hold-on to your horses, the race is about to start, again.. – Paquito

UAP QC Monthly GMM January 2017

Hello fellow Architects, the UAP-QC Chapter will hold it’s first general membership meeting for the year 2017 this coming January 25 at 6:30 – 11:00 in the evening, the topic will cover the “Understanding the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Law for the Architects and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR)” with the Chairman for UAP Committee on CPE  and a Member of CPD Council For Architecture, Dean Chona E. Ponce, fuap; Phd.

Reservation can be made thru sms and clicking yes at the Chapter’s group page, for details contact UAP-QC Chapter Secretary Ar. Mae Ferrer

The next paragraph was lifted from the PRC Official Website for your further read..

Full Implementation of CPD Compliance in 2017


Manila, October 17, 2016— In compliance with Republic Act No. 10912 entitled An Act Mandating and Strengthening the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program for all Regulated Profession, Creating the Continuing Professional Development Council, and Appropriating Funds therefor, and for Other Related Purposes, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) will fully implement the requirement for CPD. The implementation of the said Act will be on the first quarter of 2017. This is to give time to the Professional Regulatory Boards (PRBs) in consultation with the Accredited Integrated Professional Organization / Accredited Professional Organization (AIPO/APO) and other stakeholders to promulgate the general Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) which is mandated within six months from the effectivity of the said Act. Each Professional Regulatory Board (PRB) shall issue its own operational guidelines for the implementation of CPD Program. 

End of the paragraph.

We choose to continue learning by humbling and conducting  ourselves within the realms of rules and regulations for the global generation. – Paquito



UAP QC Annual Halloween Party!

Get the Blue Macaw’s creation in you this coming 19th day of October 2016 , Wednesday 6:00-10:30 in the evening at Kuysen Showroom along E. Rodriguez Ave. near Banawe in Quezon City. Prizes awaits the member who will come in his/her best Rio the movie costume! To confirm your attendance call or send an sms to the Chapter Secretary Ar. M. Ferrer. See you there.

Birds of the same feather flocks together. – Paquito

October 2016 UAP QC Chapter Activities

It was a fun-priced filled September general membership meeting we had a couple of days ago and every attendees were able to bring home goodies through the kindness of Davies Paints and Fenestram Corporation. And it is in the chapter’s genes to ensure greater activity for all its members after every membership meetings and you gotta mark your calendar to be abreast and have the momentum of excitement for the next two months to come.

The Chapter’s athletes are in for another mission to bring home the prestigious competition hardware as they participate in the Steeltech Playball 2016 today October 1, 2016 inside the Village Sports Club in BF Homes Paranaque.

Balik Tanaw 2016 will be held on the 3rd of October at the famed UAP Headquarters of course with the participation of the National and Chapter officers and its members.

The board led by the Chapter President will plot and finalize the activities for the month on October 4, exclusively held for officers and committees.

One of the months highlight of activity is the annual Joint Area Assembly , this time it will be held in the Western Visayan region in Ilo-ilo City as thousands of members are expected to join this event everyone were already feed with invitations as it’s a sure extraordinary assembly to look forward to as promised by the organizers in the middle of the month slated on 14, 15 and 16 October 2016.

Still overwhelmed with the goodies you had last Moon-cake games? Then don’t forget to be at your best Halloween get up as one of the Chapter’s business partner-sponsor Kuysen Enterprises Inc. once open its doors to all the chapter members this coming October 19, 2016 for the 3rd General Membership Meeting. See you there at Kuysen Showroom located along E. Rodriguez Sr. Avenue Quezon City.

Activities creates excitement while productive camaraderie establishes endearment.-Paquito

Gatsby Night at UAP QC Chapter Induction of 2016-17 Officers & Committees

Everyone came in their best circa 1900 gatsby suits and dresses, black and white complete with face-nets and dressed hair of feathers. This was the atmosphere inside the Manansala Ballroom of the Sulo Riviera Hotel in the heart of the city as the United Architects of the Philippines Quezon City Chapter celebrated its induction of new team of officers, a combination of the young and seasoned members of good standing whose dedication and devotion to served one of the prestigious chapter in the official organization of the registered Architects in the country. Led by the duly elected chapter President Ma. Carla Epino, immediate past President Joey Mendoza symbolically turned over the leadership with the formal banging of the bell with the gavel. Formal induction were done by no less than the National President of the UAP Ar. Guillermo Hisancha and his core team that made the evening event remarkable.

The event sponsors from Megalodon International Enterprise executives for sales from left Mr. Sean Patrick Agtarap and Catherine Malinao and  Fenestram Corporation’s  Ms Sheena Maningas, Rannie M. Cruz, Ar. Bumi Asanza and Paquito.
Ar. Mozo Lorenzo, Steve Olonan, Carlo Marudo with his son and Bumi Asanza

Major sponsor, BOYSEN Paints was actively represented by Nelson Lao while Fenestram Corporation with Ms Sheena Maningas, Rannie M. Cruz and Megalodon International Enterprise with Catherine Malinao, Sean Patrick Agtarap,  serves as minor sponsors respectively. The event was well attended with the presence of past presidents and its founding member none other than Ar. Greg Timbol who with his contemporaries Architects Ed Florentino, Luz Litonjua-Yap and the transitionary leaders Architects Edric Marco Florentino and Anna Mangalino-Ling significantly established a well rounded historic affair for everyone to fully grasp the tradition of upholding the best practices in

Ar Jillian Fatima Asdalla in her pastel pink modern gatsby get up.

   leadership and management affairs of the chapter for the just started fiscal year. The event were hosted by past presidents Richard Garcia and Maricel Arce-Ignacio.

A team without a leader cannot achieve any little, while a team with a fearless leader could achieve just as expected, but a leader with the whole team on his side will achieved more than what was just expected. Congratulations Carla and to your team, Mabuhay! Paquito