Members of the Board
Leocadio M. Ostea (Vice President)
B.S. Geology, University of the Philippines, Diliman • Postgraduate: Petroleum Engineering, Texaco, Texas • Country Manager, Otto Energy Ltd (Australia) and President, Otto Energy Philippines Inc. • Vice President Petroleum Division, Exploration and Production, Philippine National Oil Corporation (1980-2011)
Estela Flores-Onate: (Secretary/Treasurer)
B.A., English , College of the Holy Spirit, Manila • Corporate Secretary, Pax Integrated Solutions • Merchandising Manager , SkyMall Shopping Network , Skycable (1997-2000) • Resident Manager, SkyCable, Ayala Alabang (1993-1997) • Bank Manager, Banco Filipino (1967-1983) • Treasurer & Secretary, Aksyon Agad Foundation • Co-author of the photo book, “Banawe Our Very Own” intended to raise funds for the restoration of the Banaue Rice Terraces.
Co-owner of Estevan DQ Grill and Chill Restaurant -Quality Customer Service for more than 6 years • Head of Human Resources Dept. at Estevan DQ Grill and Chill • Director of Vandenhurk & Associates Immigration Consulting Inc. • Partner with her husband, Tony on their agriculture business (Deep Root Farms Ltd.), Construction business, and Crane Operation business • Director, Pax Access Centre for Labor Alternatives, Macoun, Saskatchewan, Canada. SK • Catechism Teacher, Macoun/Midale Catholic Church • Manager, Various Hockey Teams – House teams, AAA, Provincial, Saskatchewan • On-line call support for Violence Intervention 24 hour help line. • Midale Civic Center Board. Headed the demolition/construction team to build a new Recreational Center • Volunteer for Mother’s Who Care • Leads a prayer group with women of the community for the children.
Antonio M. Ostrea, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
B.S., Metallurgical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of the Philippines; Masters in Metallurgical Engineering, Columbia University, New York City, NY, Ph.D. Metallurgical Engineering, Massachusetts Institutes of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Metallurgist, Lepanto Mining Company. President and Founder, Ostrea Mineral Laboratories Inc.
Milagros O. Ikari:
B.S Business Administration, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Q.C. • Candidate M.S. Economics, University of the East Graduate School of Business Administration • Economist (Philippine Civil Service Commission) • Retired Senior Accountant – TEXACO INC. (Texaco Marine Div.) Port Arthur, Texas U.S.A. • Supporter, Gawad Kalinga Project, Southeast Texas U.S.A.
Philip Cruz, M.D.
B.S, Pharmacy, University of the Philippines, Manila • M.D., University of the Philippine School of Medicine, Manila • Residency in Pediatrics, Philippine General Hospital • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, Philippine General Hospital, Manila • Senior Medical Manager for Pediatric vaccines Clinical and Medical Affairs – Emerging Markets, Vaccines Value and Health Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, Wavre, Belgium (May 2010 -present) • Co- Founder, Give a Life Foundation which provided medicines and medical equipment for pediatric patients in Philippine government hospitals • Young Leader of the Year 2008. Awarded by Philippine Graphic Magazine• Grand Anvil Award for Give A Life Fund Raising Campaign, March 2004, 39th Anvil Awards Public Relations Society of the Philippines • Indigenous Heart Awardee, Tuklas Katutubo Inc., National Indigenous Youth Organization, Philippines (February 2003)
Esterlita Villanueva-Uy, M.D.
M.D., University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Manila • Residency in Pediatrics, Philippine General Hospital, Manila • Fellowship in Neonatology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of the Philippines, Manila • Associate Scientist, University of the Philippines National Institutes of Health, Manila • Consultant in Neonatology, Philippine General Hospital, Manila
Gregorio Leonardo, M.D.
M.D., Far Eastern University School of Medicine, Manila, Philippines • Residency in Pediatrics, Brooksdale Hospital, New York City, NY • Fellowship in Neonatology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI • Neonatologist, Mt. Carmel Hospital, San Fernando, Pampanga
B.S., Foreign Service, University of the Philippines, Manila • B.S. Political Science, Arellano University, Manila • Independent Life/Medical and Annuities Broker (Licensed in California and Michigan) • Past President & CEO – Biocare Medical Equipment Company, Walnut, CA • Former International Marketing Manager for the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore Thailand & American Samoa, Gallo Winery, Modesto, CA • Former Merchandising Manager, Gallo Wine Company, Commerce, CA • Past Product Manager, Bristol Myers (Philippines) • Past Medical Representative – Mead Johnson Philippines
Research and Technical Development
Roberto Dizon, B.S, M.S.
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of the Philippines, Diliman • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of the Philippines, Diliman • Assistant Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Republic of the Philippines
Paul Rodgers, B.S., M.S
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of the Philippines, Diliman • B.S., Naval Architecture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan •M.S., Naval Architecture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, University of the Philippines, Diliman • Consultant, Department of Science and Technology, Republic of the Philippines • Consultant, Caprotec Shipping Corporation • Consultant, Ramcar Group of companies