HIGHLIGHTS: LA approves resignation, appointments of USG EB officers in special session

In the 12th special session of the Legislative Assembly (LA) held last Wednesday, October 26, three vacant positions in the University Student Government’s Executive Board were filled in with new appointees. 

USG veeps for internal, external affairs get appointees

Lara Jomalesa has resigned as the vice president for external affairs, citing personal reasons. She was succeeded by former Executive Director for National Affairs Committee Covie Ronquillo, who was appointed during the LA session. 

Meanwhile, former FOCUS2019 Batch Legislator and Office of the Vice President for Internal Affairs (OVPIA) Executive Director of Research and Development Macky Vjuan, who was already serving as officer in charge of OVPIA, was officially appointed as the new vice president for internal affairs. 

LA approves new executive secretary 

Former Office of the Executive Secretary Chief of Staff and former FOCUS2019 Batch President Gabrielle Avante was also officially appointed as the executive secretary following the formal endorsement of her predecessor, Jewel Limjoco. She said during the session that she aims to continue with the ongoing projects of the office, stating that Lasallian communication hubs will be one of her main priorities. 

Julianne Cayco

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