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Bicol Canada Community Association to hold its' induction of new officers and board of directors & Ball on May 4, 2018

By Leticia Peralta Toral
April 12, 2018


Dacara is a native of Libmanan, Camarines Sur although his father came from the City of Iriga which is known as the Superstar Nora Aunor birth place.

He is a licensed paralegal, commissioner of oaths, and a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. In addition, he is now involve in immigration consultancy after given permission by the Canadian Government.

Dacara appealed to all Bicolanos from the provinces of Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Albay, Sorsogon, Catanduanes and Masbate, to participate in this Bicolano event so as to know each other and at the same time, he also called on other Filipinos who have settled in Canada to participate in this Bicolano event.

Dacara will serve for two years as BCCA president and chairman of the Board. He took over Bicol presidency from Rafael Nebres, the general manager of the Action Honda who has served the association for so many years.

Aside from Dacara, the other officers of the BCCA include Nestor Von Canton, vice president for government relations. He was a popular radio broadcaster in the Philippines and now running PINOY RADIO in Toronto. He is also a medical technology professional; Manolito Aquino, vice president for sports and youth development; Former BCCA president Joseph Redoblado, vice president for membership and public reations Jose Gutierrez, treasurer; Jose Alvarez Dabu, Jr. assistant treasurer;  Jennifer Amaranto, secretary; Merle Canlas, assistant secretary; Gidget de la Torre, auditor; Edison Bantayan, assistant auditor; Leticia P. Peralta, press relations officer.

Special projects coordinators include Naina Chhatiani, Isabel de Lima, and Rafael Calayca and outgoing president Rafael Nebres.

The board of directors namely former BCCA Secretary Arlene Maritirez who is also a licensed paralegal, immigration consultant, and a realtor practitioner; Susan Llanera, president of the Camarines Norte Association of Canada (CNAC), Nanette Virtucio, Carl Sol Froa. and Ronnie de la Gana of KUBO Magazine. (St. Jamestown News Service)*********

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