JUNIOR CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES
ROSTER OF NATIONAL PRESIDENTS

1949-1961 | 1962-1974 | 1975-1987 | 1988-2002 |2003 - PRESENT

ERNESTO B. MARCELO
Caloocan Jaycees
27th National President
(1975)
Presidential Theme: Man and His Environment

The term concentrated on preparing for a bid to host the 29th JCI World Congress for 1977. Despite tenacious publicity efforts at the Birmingham World Congress and the Sapporo Asia-Pacific Conferences, it lost to Johannesburg; but successfully won for Felciano R. Belmonte, Jr. the 1976 JCI World Presidency

SEBASTIAN L. ANGLIONGTO
Davao Jaycees
28th National President
(1976)
Presidential Theme: Our Heritage… Our Future

Determined to host the 1978 JCI World Congress, the Philippine Jaycees teamed up with the government to strengthen their bid, which they eventually won at the 28th JCI World Congress in St. Louis. This year also saw the creation of the Philippine Junior Jaycees with the adoption of their national charter.

FRANCISCO N. DY, JR.
Pasay Jaycees
29th National President
(1977)
Presidential Theme: One World, One Community

While the term launched a series of new programs, such as the “Search for Outstanding Filipino Farmer,” and the “Kawal Awards” for the most outstanding Filipino soldiers, the Philippine Jaycees also organized the first Philippine Junior Jaycees National Convention in Cebu.

ROZEL MAR F. SANTOS
Quezon City “Capitol” Jaycees
30th National President
(1978)
Presidential Theme: Our Children, Our Future

The Philippine Jaycees hosted a very successful 30th JCI World Congress in Manila from November 5 to 11, 1978. In observance of JCI’s major emphasis theme, the term mainly focused on projects geared towards the upliftment of children’s welfare through children’s rights awareness campaigns.

VICENTE C. BESA
Tarlac Jaycees
31st National President
(1979)
Presidential Theme: Social Objectives and Administrative Reliability

Emphasizing on membership growth, the term implemented its “1+1” program that led to a dramatic increase of chapters. Major constitutional amendments were made this year that changed the operational structure of the national organization, one of which was the categorization of JCP into five area groups.

FRANKLIN A. EVARISTO
Manila Jaycees
32nd National President
(1980)
Presidential Theme: Compassion, Understanding, and Involvement

The presidential election impasse led to a leadership crisis, which paved the way for the National Executive Vice-President to assume the Presidency. Despite the 5-month stalemate, the Philippine Jaycees introduced the “Outstanding Filipinos Overseas Awards,” “Alay Pangkabuhayan,” and the Bio-gas Digester Project.

HARRY C. ANGPING
San Juan “Pinaglabanan” Jaycees
33rd National President
(1981)
Presidential Theme: Leadership in Energy and Accelerated Development

The Philippine Jaycees hosted the 31st JCI Asia-Pacific Conference from May 19 to 24, 1981. This year also saw the new JCP organizational structure take effect. Apart from the Project “Balik-Aral” for out-of-school youths, it also revived the “Voice of Democracy” contest and energy conservation projects.

VICTOR JOSE I. LUCIANO
Quezon City “Capitol” Jaycees
34th National President
(1982)
Presidential Theme: Back to Basics

Responding to a public clamor to reform internal problems, the term called for a Special Constitutional Convention to amend JCP’s By-laws. Other changes included the streamlining of the National Secretariat, the appointment of the first Executive Director, and a drafting of a comprehensive financial action plan.

ARTURO DOUGLAS G. NAZARENO
Cavite “Magiting” Jaycees
35th National President
(1983)
Presidential Theme: Bridging Jaycee Chapters Nationwide

Determined to expend the movement’s influence further, the term conducted an aggressive recruitment program that saw a dramatic increase from 6,000 to 9,000 members. The JCP Trainer’s Circle was also organized for the first time, and “Instant Premyo” and “Jaycee Stakes” raffles were held to attract JCP funds.

RAMON S. BAGATSING, JR.
Manila Jaycees
36th National President
(1984)
Presidential Theme: Living the Jaycee Creed

Cognizant of the country’s depressed economic situation, the Philippine Jaycees embarked on strengthening its internal operations. Individual management and financial stability were the focus of this term, as “Adopt-a-Barangay” and “Plant a Tree for Life” were held, and the 25th anniversary of TOYM was observed.

RENATO B. BATOON
Naguilian “Basi” Jaycees
37th National President
(1985)
Presidential Theme: Jaycees for a Better Tomorrow

To improve the quality of its membership, the Philippine Jaycees revised its Membership Extension Manuals. Along with the creation of the Jaycees Int’l Philippines Foundation, the Presidential Youth Leadership Excellence Awards was launched, along with national oratorical and writing contests for students.

LUIS F. ABAÑO
Daet “Kabihug” Jaycees
38th National President
(1986)
Presidential Theme: Unity and Peace for a Better Tomorrow

Fortuitous events which led to the EDSA Revolution prompted the Philippine Jaycees to help the new government through “Share the Load” projects. Foremost of these projects were the “Project Charter,” “Project OIC,” “JC for Domestic Tourism,” and “Jaycees War against Poverty.”

RODOLFO C. FARIÑAS
Laoag “Amianan” Jaycees
39th National President
(1987)
Presidential Theme: New Values, New Nation

The Philippine Jaycees continued its “Project Charter” educational campaigns on the new Constitution, as well allying with NAMFREL’s “Operation Quick Count” during the 1987 Congressional Elections. It has publicly decried against vigilante groups and helped the government’s drive against child abuse.