FAMAS Election 2017 COMELEC

FAMAS ELECTIONS 2017 COMELEC CALENDAR

May 1, 2017
The seven (7) members are appointed by the Executive Board.
May 7, 2017
The COMELEC shall convene and will choose the chairperson among themselves.
May 15, 2017
The COMELEC shall post at the Philippine Community Center bulletin board and on the
FAMAS website, the FAMAS Elections – Rules, Regulations and Procedures governing
the forthcoming elections.
June 11, 2017
A registered member aspiring to become a member of the Executive Board must
file his/her Certificate of Candidacy in accordance with the COMELEC Rules, Regulations and Procedures as prescribed by the FAMAS Constitution and By Laws.
June 18, 2017
The COMELEC shall post at the Philippine Community Center bulletin board and on the
FAMAS website a list of potential candidates.
June 25, 2017
Those who filed certificates of candidacy who are not included in the list must submit
a written request for reconsideration.
July 2, 2017
The COMELEC shall rule on all requests for reconsideration and its decision is final
and binding.
July 9, 2017
The COMELEC shall post the official list of candidates at the Philippine Community
Center bulletin board and on the FAMAS website and in accordance with the FAMAS
Constitution and By Laws.
July 16, 2017
The COMELEC shall meet with the candidates who will submit their written statement
expressing their willingness to abide by the COMELEC Rules, Regulations and
Procedures.

August 6, 2017 – Election Day

August 13, 2017
The official list of total votes shall be posted at the Philippine Community Center
bulletin board and on the FAMAS website. The list is final and binding. The COMELEC
shall then proclaim the winning candidates.





​COMELEC MEMBERS FOR 2017-2019 FAMAS ELECTIONS ​
1. Julita Parado (Julie) – Chairperson
205-2305 Ward St.
Saint Laurent, QC H4M 1T8
Tels: (514) 748-9269; Cel (514) 781-1545
Email: julitaparado@hotmail.com
2. Marlene Birao Schachter – Co-Chair
205-2200 Gold St.
Saint Laurent, QC H4M 11S4
Tel: (514) 855-1854
Email: marlenebirao@gmail.com
3. Amelia Chantengco (Amy)
5722 Smart Avenue
Cote St. Luc, QC H4W 2M5
Tels: (514) 488-8832; Cel: (514) 229-0101
Email: ________________________________
4. Felicidad Rosales Carino (Fely)
3 Biscaye Street
D.D.O., QC H9H 3V5
Tel: (514) 241-2442
Email: felyrosalescarino@gmail.com
5. Pablito Sanchez (Joey)
5275 Walkley #403
Montreal, QC H4V 2M4
Tels: (514) 733-3784; (514) 813-3784
Email: pablitosanchez@jilcanada.com
6. Aurelio Tapang (Aurel)
3824 MacKenzie
Montreal, QC H3S 1E5
Tels: (5514) 341-4905;
Email: Oreltapang@yahoo.ca
7. Danilo Florentino (Danny)
103-2300 Gold St.
Saint Laurent, QC H4M 1S4
Tel: (438) 869-6692
Email: dvaniza@hotmail.com

MONTREAL CONSULAR OUTREACH MISSION, 24-25 MARCH 2017

MONTREAL CONSULAR OUTREACH MISSION, 24-25 MARCH 2017

The Philippine Embassy in Ottawa will hold a consular outreach mission in Montreal on:

WHEN: Friday, 24 March 2017, 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Saturday, 25 March 2017, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
WHERE: Saint Kevin’s Church
5600 Cote-des-Neiges Road
Montreal, Quebec H3T 1Z1

For queries, please call the Embassy at 1-613-233-1121 (weekdays only)

Applicants are requested to take note of the following:

1) Application for passport renewal

To ensure an orderly delivery of service, applicants are requested to contact the Consular Section of the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa (Tel: 1-613 2331121) immediately for an appointment. Appointment slots will be given out on a first come, first served basis.

Accepted applicants are requested to:

• Come in decent attire with collar and sleeves for the photograph taking (avoid wearing shirt/blouse in light blue color). They will also be asked to remove earrings, eyeglasses, hair accessories and any facial jewelry.

• Bring the following:

a) Completed e-passport application form (downloadable from www.philembassy.ca)
b) Original passport – Applicants are kindly advised to fill out the application form and photocopy the required supporting documents in advance in order to avoid disruption in the appointment schedule.
c) Photocopy of biographical data page of passport
d) Photocopy of one of the following for confirmation of Philippine citizenship: work permit/permanent resident card/current visa/certificate of citizenship acquisition (original must be presented)
e) Cash payment of C$81
f) Xpresspost envelope (Regional for residents of Montreal and National for residents outside Montreal) with signature sticker (Please write your complete return address and your telephone number/s)
NOTE: see attached sample

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: for applicants renewing BROWN/GREEN passports
– NSO Birth certificate

Failure to present the required documents may result in the denial of your passport application.

2) Application for notarial services

a) Download and present the completed document to be notarized (prescribed forms may be
downloaded from www.philembassy.ca)
b) Photocopy of data page of passport
c) Photocopy of gov’t issued ID or permanent resident card (original must be presented)
d) Photo copy of relevant papers to be attached to the notarized document
e) Cash payment of C$33.75
f) No need to book an appointment

3) Application for dual citizenship

a) Completed application form (downloadable from www.philembassy.ca)
b) Photocopy of PSA (formerly NSO) Philippine birth certificate (original must be presented)
c) Cash payment of C$67.50
d) Kindly refer to complete requirements from www.philembassy.ca or call Ms. Josephine Gonato at 613-2331121
e) Xpresspost envelope (Regional for residents of Montreal and National for residents outside Montreal) with signature sticker (Please write your complete return address and your telephone number/s)
f) No need to book an appointment

4) NBI clearance fingerprinting

a) Two recently-taken passport-sized colored photographs
b) Cash payment of C$33.75
c) No need to book an appointment

5) Report of Birth (ROB)
a) Completed Report of Birth form (in quadruplicate)
b) Four copies of birth certificate (original must be presented)
c) Four copies of birth certificate of parents
d) Four copies of valid passports of parents (original must be presented)
e) Four copies of marriage certificate of parents (original must be presented)
f) Four passport-sized photos of applicant
g) Affidavit of Late Registration, if ROB is reported after 1 year from date of birth
h) Cash payment of C$33.75

6) Report of Marriage (ROM)
a) Completed Report of Marriage form (in quadruplicate)
b) Four copies of marriage license or registration of marriage (long form) issued by the Office of the
Registrar General in Canada (original must be presented)
c) Four copies of the Certificate of Finality of the Nullity of Marriage or Certificate of Finality of Judgment in the Recognition of a Foreign Decree of Divorce, both issued by a Philippine court (which should be authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila), if there was previous marriage by either party which was annulled.
d) Four passport-sized photos of husband (groom) and wife (bride)
e) Four copies of spouses’ passports and birth certificates
f) Consular fee of C$33.75

Ottawa, 17 February 2017

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