FASO Officers: SUZY ALVAREZ HUSSEY, APRN (President), ESTHELA URRIQUIA, MD (Vice President), SABINO BALUYOT, MD (Vice President),
SHAREE LEE MUELLER, MBA (Secretary), CORA MARSIK (Treasurer), ALEX TRINIDAD (Auditor), RACHEL ROBERTS (Public Relations Officer)
BOARD OF DIRECTORS: LESLIE ABRENICA, PAUL DAVID, JASON DIMACULANGAN, BILL GUINIGUNDO, CPA, MARIA LUNA, ELIZABETH PIOCOS, PHD, BUTCH RIVERA, MD, MARY RIVERA, MD, VICKY VILLAREAL, PAOLO VILLAROYA, ERIC VILLEGAS, PHD, CATALINA ZABLAN
~Suzy is the founder of the Philippine Nurses’ Association of Ohio – Northern Kentucky Subchapter. She has been awarded “Excellence in Nursing Practice” by the Sigma Theta Tau Beta Iota chapter in 2010 and a leadership in nursing award by the Philippine Nurses’ Association of Ohio in 2011. She has been a member of FASO since 1975.
Filipino American Cultural and Performing Arts
FASO's own Filipino American talent who perform the beauty of our rich heritage through folk dancing and musical choral group. FASO has also been involved in the Cincinnati International Folk Festivals and local cultural activities.
Filipino American Outreach Services
Our community outreach services include hosting Philippine Consular visits to provide consular services for the Tri-State Filipinos. This provides easier access than traveling to Chicago.
FASO Monthly Educational Program
FASO will be holding monthly educational programs that are either free to the public or for a nominal fee. Knowledge is power and FASO believes in empowering thru education.
Typhoon Haiyan Victims
Working with many other Filipino organizations and business to help raise money for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan to help rebuild a Fisherman's Elementary school that was destroyed during the storm.
Conversational Tagalog Classes
Our emphasis is to education our community in our language. We have an on going conversational Tagalog class to help everyone who is interested in learning our language.
Our community outreach services include programs such as Philippine Consular to provide Filipino's information about citizenship. The "Damayan Fund" (working together) to help those Filipino's that are in dire financial and social distress. We have worked with multiple charity groups to help raise money for disaster victims from Typhoon Haiyan which will help rebuild their elementary school in Tacloban City. FASO has collected canned goods to donate to those indigent families in our area. We have provided financial seminars to inform Filipino's on how to manage money. Our Staying Healthy at Any Age seminars provide information for a healthier lifestyle.
These are just a few of the services that FASO provides on a regular basis. We believe in giving back to the community that has given us so much.