Meet the FPVI Team
is one of the six siblings of the Ponferrada couple. She is a returnee, having spent a good part of her working life affiliated with the World Bank in Washington DC. Nonna is now based in Tunga, Leyte, fully immersed in community life. She directly oversees the operation of FPVI as its President.
serves as FPVI’s Secretary/Treasurer. "Wen" is an accountant by training and, for a very long time, held a responsible position as an officer in a major bank until she opted for an early retirement. Currently, she is the Finance Officer and Corporate Treasurer of a pharmaceutical distribution company but she ensures her cheerful self makes time to support philanthropic endeavors.
is a Tunga-based entrepreneur and founder of BEEngo Farm. He is a beekeeper who educates local farmers and students the importance of bee-keeping and its impact on biodiversity and the environment. He received the prestigious SIKLAB Award in 2019 in recognition of his exemplary leadership and entrepreneurial energy which he puts to use mostly to benefit the community.
is the oldest grandson of Domingo and Elena Ponferrada. After several geographic relocations in his childhood owing to his father’s job in the diplomatic service, the family settled in the US. He studied in London for both his undergraduate and master’s degree and is currently a marketing executive in a US telecommunication company. He and his wife and daughter live in Washington state and his involvement in FPVI allows him to maintain the link to Tunga.