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ABOUT US

AFAA is a public, non-profit organization established to preserve, promote, and enhance Filipino culture through education and cultural arts, and to provide community assistance and recreation for those living in Austin, Texas and surrounding areas.

 

AFAA looks forward to serving the Filipino community through charitable work, support services, and love for our culture.

VOLUNTEERING

Volunteers are the lifeblood of AFAA.  We are a 100% volunteer-driven organization.  All the events, activities, classes, are made possible with the valuable contributions of our officers, Board of Directors, and you.  To help AFAA continue to provide to our local community we need volunteers.  Get involved and fill out our volunteer form today!

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OFFICERS (2024-2025)

President Jose Leonidas R. “Bong” Dejillo

Vice President North Noel Del Rio 

Vice President South Tonee Sinsay-Carpio

Secretary John Leonard B. Dejillo

Treasurer Vienna Michaelsen

Auditor Edsel Bonane

Public Relations Mahria Rubino

FIL-AM GROUP LEADERS

AFAA Dance Group, Maritess Johnston

AFAA Youth Group, Dr. Hanzy Bustamante

PNA ATX (Philippine Nurses Association), Malou von Ohlen

FYP - Filipino Young Professional, Jenn Penano

FACC - Filipino American Catholic Community, Ms. Neriza Nieto

FEAST Central Texas, Tonee S. C.

TPOG - Tropang Pinoy Original Group, Atty. Felicito Guiab

2000 Hail Mary Prayer Warrior, Bong Dejillo

River Life Chuch, Rela Manigsaca

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

Susan Fifer

Marites Abbott 

Maritess Johnston

Efren Mercado

Gerry Villaverde

Shanni Ponce

CONTRIBUTORS

Ruby Foroneas, Education (Tagalog)

Jhonny Marcano, Education (Spanish)

Ryan Tejero (Media)

ADVISORS

Romeo Albornoz

Atty Marc Cayabyab

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