During the 2016 Annual General Meeting of the European Network of Filipino Diaspora-United Kingdom (ENFiD-UK) Chapter on April 30, 2016, brod Novo-Mar Ramos won a seat as one of the members of the Board of Trustees (BOT) therein after the election held at the Westminster City Hall, London.
(L-R: Brods Ric “Pastor” Gacayan, Jr. and Novo “Nhovz” Ramos in the oldest wine bar in London)
Brod Novo will serve for the term 2016-2018 together with brod Ricardo Gacayan, Jr., who recently served as ENFiD-UK Public Relations and Communications Officer. Brod Ric has been a BOT Member for two (2) years and will continue for another year but eligible for re-election thereafter.
Brod Novo duly represented the Mutya ng Pilipinas UK-Manchester Filipino Diaspora for Culture and Arts (Mutya-Manfid) where he is the Legal Adviser/Consultant. Mr. Jassin Fuentes of Manchester, England is the Chairman of Mutya-Manfid.
ENFiD-UK is one of the country members of the mother organization, ENFiD (Europe). ENFiD-UK’s membership includes Filipino organizations, individuals and corporate entities in the UK. It serves as a conduit in networking the Filipino community’s programs, projects and activities; as an advocate in raising awareness and issues to the host country and the rest of the world; and as an instrument through which the Philippine government courses its plans and programs to the Filipinos living in the UK.
Consul General Senen Mangalile from the Philippine Embassy in London served as an observer of the proceedings and he administered the oath of office of the incoming officers.