GGAPP held a regular meeting on March 15, 2018 at the Town Hall, Voyager Innovations, Inc., 7/F The Launchpad, TV5 Building, Sheridan Street, Madaluyong City, Philippines. The meeting was hosted by Philex Mining Corp. and Voyager Innovations, Inc. Special guest, Atty. Rosario Carmela B. Gonzales-Austria, Assistant Director, Corporate Governance Division, Securities and Exchange Commission discussed the Integrated Annual Corporate Governance Report (I-ACGR) during the Knowledge Sharing Session of the meeting.
On March 15, 2018, GGAPP, in partnership with the PCCI Corporate Governance Committee, held its first exclusive governance training of the year for Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc. in Davao City. Representing GGAPP was Chairman of the Board, Atty. Vincent Edward R. Festin and Vice Chairman of the Education Committee, Mr. Alvin Dave M. Pusing.
On March 13, 2018, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) and GGAPP entered into a memorandum of agreement to jointly develop, organize, implement and conduct training programs on corporate governance to promote ethical business and professional conduct among the PCCI member SMEs. PCCI was represented by its President, Ms. Ma. Alegria "Bing" Sibal-Limjoco, Honorary Chairman, Mr. Edgardo G. Lacson, Mr. Ryan Patrick Evangelista, and Ms. Donna Brazas Angulo. GGAPP was represented by its President, Mr. Reginald H. Tiu, Past President and Trustee, Atty. Jocelyn C. Villar-Altamira, Vice Chairman, Atty. Marlon R. Marquez, Internal Vice President, Atty. Guadalupe Lyn Vergel De Dios, External Vice President, Atty. George T. Hipolito, Internal Auditor, Ms. Grace Aries, and Senior Advisor, Atty. Elmer D. Nitura.