fuap, piep, hfaia, apec architect, asean architect, Likha Awardee

    ● Education
    BS Architecture University of Santo Tomas 1970-1975
    MS Architecture University of Santo Tomas 1982-1986
    PhD SURP University of Philippines 1987
    Diliman (Candidate)

    ● Present Posts
    – Commissioner – Professional Regulations Commission
    – Principal – Reyes Design + Planning + Architecture, Manila, Philippines
    – Chairman – Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines Technical Panel for Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Fine Arts and Environmental Planning Education 2009-present
    – Chairman – Environmental Management Cluster of the Multi-Sectoral Governance Council of City of San Fernando 2004-present
    – Chairman – APEC Architect Project Monitoring Committee, Philippine Section
    – Chairman – ASEAN Architect Council (AAC) Philippines

    ● Former Posts
    – Dean – University of Santo Tomas College of Architecture and Fine Arts 1991-2000
    – National President – United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) 1998-2000
    – Chancellor – UAP College of Fellows 2000-2002
    – Member – UNESCO-UIA Architecture Education Validation Committee 2000-2002
    – Chairman – Arcasia Committee on Architectural Education 2001-2002
    – Chairman – Architects Regional Council Asia (ARCASIA) 2005 & 2006, ARCASIA – 19 member countries from all over Asia
    – Chairman – UAP Foundation 2008-2010
    – Advisor – ARCASIA 2008-2012; 2015-2016
    – President – El Circulo Fernandino, San Fernando, Pampanga 2011
    – Chairman – Giant Lantern Festival, San Fernando, Pampanga 2012
    – Council Member – Union of International Architects (UIA) Region IV 2011-2014
    – Director (Region IV) – UIA Work Program for Responsible Architecture Region IV 2011-2014
    – Vice President – Union of International Architects (UIA) Region IV 2013-2017
    – Board Examiner – Professional Regulations Commission Board of Architecture (PRC BoA) 2013-2014

    ● Awards
    – In 1996, received the prestigious Design Excellence Award by UAP for the Caleruega Chapel and Retreat Center in Nasugbu, Batangas
    – In 2008, conferred the Most Outstanding Professional of the Year in Architecture (2008) award by the Philippine government through the Professional Regulation Commission
    – In 2008, given the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Presidential Medal and conferred Honorary Membership in Las Vegas
    – In 2009, conferred the coveted title of Honorary Fellow of the AIA. She is the first woman in the Southeast and among the 30 women architects in the world in the 150 years of AIA
    – In 2013, recipient of the Gusi Peace Prize International Award, together with one Arabian Prince and 4 Heads of States
    – In 2014, received the Likha Gold Medal Award, the highest recognition that may be given to an architect by UAP
    – Outstanding Kapampangan for Architecture, Province of Pampanga in 1993
    – The Outstanding Thomasian Alumni in Architecture (TOTAL Award) given by the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 2002
    – Most Outstanding Fernandino Award (Architecture) 2006 given by the City of San Fernando, Pampanga
    – PFPA Excellence Award, The Philippine Federation of Professional Associations (PFPA) Award given by peers
    – Dangal Award for Outstanding Achievement given by the Faculty Union of University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 1997
    – Woman of Distinction given by the Soroptimist, Pampanga Chapter in 1999
    – Parangal Patnubay ng Sining at Kalinangan, Arkitektura-Patnubay Award given by the Office of the Mayor, City of Manila in 2000
    – First Diamond Award for Architecture given by the UST Graduate School in 1998
    – Achiever Award given by the UST High School during the 75th Year Founding Anniversary in 2003
    – Cultural Award given by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs for observation and network travel to Australia
    – Doctor Fellow of Royal Institute of Architects Singapore, Doctor Fellow and Honorary Fellow of Royal Institution Singapore in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia in 2016
    – Jury Chair or Member of national and international Design Competitions in judging venues such as Italy, Singapore, Nepal, Mongolia and other online UIA competitions

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