Randy Tuano
Philip Arnold Tuaño
President

Randy Tuano is a board member of the Foundation for Media Alternatives. He has been involved with several research projects at the FMA, including the analysis of the state of communication rights and digital divide in the country, the development of the Open eGovernance Index and the assessment of of the ICT policy space for civil society advocacies.

He is currently teaching at the Economics Department of the Ateneo de Manila University and is project coordinator at the Philippine Human Development Network. He is also a member of the International Center for Innovation, Transformation and Excellence in Governance.

Sixto Donato Macasaet
Treasurer

Sixto Donato (Sixdon) C. Macasaet is the Executive Director of the Caucus of Development NGO Networks (CODE-NGO), the largest coalition of social development non-governmental organizations in the Philippines. Mr. Macasaet has also worked as a rural community organizer, policy research and advocacy officer, development manager and as a networker for NGOs, peasant organizations and cooperatives.

Mr. Macasaet graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics (cum laude) and holds a Master of Arts degree in public administration from the University of the Philippines–Diliman. He is married and has three sons and a daughter.

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Ruth P. Canlas
Secretary

As Board Member, she provides support in the financial managment and general administration of FMA.  She is currently working working with NTFP EP Philippines (Non Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme Philippines), a non-government organization involved forest conservation and provision of alternative livelihoods to forest dependent communities, especially indigenous peoples.

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Alan Alegre
Member

For 20 years, Al has been involved in framing ICT policy and internet governance discourse within a strong public interest perspective, in Philippine, Asia, and global arenas. As long-time Executive Director of FMA, Al has overseen initiatives in digital inclusion, Internet freedom, open governance, privacy rights, and gender-fair ICTs. He now spearheads various research and advocacy work at the intersection of human rights, digital democracy, and good governance.

 

Horacio Cadiz
Member