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.

 


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.

 

 

Horacio Cadiz
Treasurer

 

 

Fernando Contreras, Jr.
Trustee

JR Contreras is part of the team the provides technical support and technology guidance for FMA.  Part of his advocacy would be Internet quality of usage, net neutrality, clean automated election, open source technology use, creative commons and anti-software patent.

He is currently the CEO of Teravibe.com Inc and has been involved with many technology and Internet-related corporations.

 

Nina Somera
Trustee

Nina has been working with Southern feminist organizations and networks such as Isis International and Southeast Women’s Caucus on ASEAN. Her feminist grounding has been further honed as she focused on issues such as access to land, ecological agriculture, climate justice and disaster risk reduction management in organizations such as NGO Forum on the ADB, Third World Network, Oxfam and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung. Nina is one of the recipients of the 2018 Global Leadership fellowship from Coady Institute of St. Francis University in Nova Scotia. 

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