charity.jpg President Charity Roda

Charity is not a novice in terms of community service. She was an active member of the Pilipino Bayanihan of Mississauga and was one of the founding members of the Ladies Auxiliary for Rizal, Mississauga Chapter.

resty.jpg Vice President, Program Administration Resty del Rosario

Founding member and incorporator. Resty holds a BSc degree in Commerce, Cum Laude. He is a Philippine Certified Public Accountant and a Canadian Certified General Accountant. He is a founding member and incorporator of Kalayaan Centre.

Judy Montenegro 3.jpg Secretary Judy Montenegro

Judy is serving her second term with the KCCC board and serves as the KCCC Board secretary. Prior to serving on the board, she has been actively involved as a volunteer at Kalayaan Centre for several years.

Lydia B.jpg Treasurer Lydia Bernardino

Lydia is a graduate of Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Science in Commerce (Finance) from College of the Holy Spirit, Mendiola, Manila. She is a resident of Mississauga, Ontario and widow to husband Virgilio & proud mother to 2 adult sons. She retired from RBC, Corporate Pensions & Benefits and is a past president & active member of the College of the Holy Spirit Alumnae Assn Toronto chapter, Vice President of the Federation of Filipino Canadians of Brampton for two terms (4 yrs)and served as one time Treasurer of the Brampton Filipino Seniors.

Del.jpg Auditor Delfin Palileo

Del is a Chemical Engineer, an alumnus of the University of the Philippines. He is an active community leader in the Greater Toronto Area. He is the president of the Mississauga Cooksville Club that donated $25,000 to the KCCC building fund.

SolonGuzman.jpg P.R.O. Dr. Solon Guzman
KP PROFILE.jpg P.R.O. Karen Binaday

Karen Pascual-Binaday is the current Executive Vice President of the Philippine Independence Day Council and the Overall Chair of the annual Mabuhay Philippines Festival. She has been volunteering in the Filipino-Canadian community for several years and is also a member of the Philippine Press Club of Ontario, a freelance writer for various publications and the Lifestyle Editor of the Talakayan Radyo Pilipino radio show. This is Karen's first term as a member of the Board for the Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre.

Mads.jpg Director Madoline Baluca

Madoline Deza Baluca, RN BSN, Retired Registered Nurse after 40 years of service (full-time) from Rochester, Minnesota, Winnipeg, Manitoba and Mississauga, Ontario. She is an active community leader of the following associations - Bohol Association Canada, Los Dumangenous of Ontario and Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre. A mother of 2 and a grandmother of 4 - wife of late Elpidio Diez Baluca, formerly President Bohol Association Canada for 8 years and 2001 Kalayaan Chairman.

mayette.jpg Director Marietta Balbastro

Mayette, as she is fondly called, came to Canada with her family in 1977. Since then she worked with Bayer Canada until her retirement as Claims Specialist in 2003. In 1998, she received the Bayer President's Gold Cross Award. She has been into community service through the years.

chitocarbonell.jpg Director Luis "Chito" Carbonell

One of the new members of the board, Chito is the volunteer 'extraordinaire' always there to lend a hand, to build the hardwood floor, to dj for events, to paint the Centre, to cook for the hungry walkathon participants.

edgarfrondozo.jpg Director Edgar Frondozo

Edgar, with the help of Dr. Romy Sinajon and Luis "Chito" Carbonell as guarantors negotiated with TD Canada Trust the transfer of KCCC mortgage in 2009. The transfer saved KCCC 5% or over $30,000/year in interest payments.
Also in 2009, Edgar started the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) system raising $1,000/month donations for KCCC.

The first KCCC Golf Classic tournaments was launched in 2008 by Mama Ching with Edgar, Evelyn Laraya and Mars Cebrero coordinating the activities. The KCCC Golf Classic has become the premier fund raising event of KCCC raising an average of $6,000/year.

Edgar also published and edited the KCCC Newsletter NAYON from 2009 to 2012.

A five term member of the board, Edgar is Managing Director of Slingshot VoIP, a cloud based telecom service provider that offers an enterprise-grade telephone solution for small and medium sized businesses.

Lumin.JPG Director Lumi Montada
Director Nico Montenegro
Eula.jpg Director Eula Rulloda

Eula is the current President of Kalayaan Filipino Cultural Organization. A Chemical Engineer, she is an IT professional. She is an active member of MapĂșans Ontario. A knowledgeable and hardworking individual, she brings to the Centre technical expertise and organizational skills.

romy sinajon.jpg Director Dr. Romy Sinajon

Dr. Romy, opened a free medical clinic at the KCCC shortly after he took office to serve newcomers to Canada and those who have no medical insurance coverage. He is a generous contributor to KCCC.

Reyt.JPG Director Rey Tamayo

Reynaldo Tamayo, who is also fondly called "Tito Rey" is a consultant/analyst/Artistic Director. It is his noble goal as member of the board to develop, preserve and promote the Filipino national culture and arts through the different programs offered by the KCCC. To create fun and artistic programs in the center that matter in the world of the Filipino youth; that make things better for the Filipino seniors; that reflect a kind of creative beauty and significance among my "kababayan."

jojo1.jpg Admin Assistant Jojo Sebastian

Jojo is the quintessential centre volunteer. She is the Admin Assistant, building administrator, event facilities coordinator, Mama Ching's personal assistant, cook, driver and all around player. She helps whenever and wherever help is needed.