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KCL elects 2016-2017 officers, bats for more houses



By Richard J. Ford
NSW-Australia
November 18, 016                                                                                 

 
 


More young members of the Kapitbahayan Coop were elected to the Board of Directors during its AGM in October 2016.

Elected by the general membership in a secret balloting are: KCL CEO and Chairman of the Board Pablo Lee, Secretary Sunshine Batongbakal, Treasurer Marie De Luna, Property Manager Ani Son, Rental and Tenancy Officer Dong Capulong and Internal Auditor Jean Javillonar. KCL Founding President remains as Board Adviser Ruben Amores.  Kapitbahayan Coop is a founding member of the Alliance of Philippine Community Organisations (APCO Inc) and the Auburn Small Community Organisations Network (ASCON Inc).

Kapitbahayan Coop tenant-members voluntarily maintain and manage government–own houses in Auburn, Berala, Wentworthville, Merrylands and Canley Vale. It is actively pursuing for more housing stocks to house low and middle income families and individuals from multicultural communities in NSW.

KCL is said to be among the best-managed non-profit community organisation having won the inaugural ABS-CBN Global Bayani award in 2013, numerous Excellence in Housing Management awards and the first to buy a land for its own expansion through sweat equity (savings).


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