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800 State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831
United States

The Pilipino American Student Association Kaibigan at California State University, Fullerton is student based group set out on Pilipino Unity.

PASA Board Spring 2019

SPRING 2019:   President  Adrien Chan,  Internal Vice President  Matthew Lazaga,  External Vice President  Matthew Layson,  Secretary  Miyoko Suratos,  Treasurer  Jonel Celestino,  Friendship Games Coordinator  Jeremy Rembulat,  PCN Coordinator  Danica Ferrer,  PCN Dance Coordinator  Lexx Romana,  Community Advocacy Cultural Chair  Jorge Arellano,  Academic Chair  Noah Honrada,  Social Chair  Angeli Aguirre,  Publicity Chair  Kevin Castor,  Sports Coordinator  Justin Delarosa,  Kronicle Editor  Kylie Tatom,  Historian  Matthew Marbella,  Alumni Liaison  Zack Reyes,  IP Executive Director  Jesus Jimenez,  IP Artistic Director  Annie Arevalo,  IP Artistic Director  Chanelle Medina,  IP Captain  Betty La,  IP Captain  Justin Sheu  IP Secretary  Sydney Sukhabut,  IP Financial Director  Kayla Arcilla,  IP Public Relations  Ryan Lugue,  IP Media Director  Dustin Craig,  IP Historian  Rich Huynh

SPRING 2019: President Adrien Chan, Internal Vice President Matthew Lazaga, External Vice President Matthew Layson, Secretary Miyoko Suratos, Treasurer Jonel Celestino, Friendship Games Coordinator Jeremy Rembulat, PCN Coordinator Danica Ferrer, PCN Dance Coordinator Lexx Romana, Community Advocacy Cultural Chair Jorge Arellano, Academic Chair Noah Honrada, Social Chair Angeli Aguirre, Publicity Chair Kevin Castor, Sports Coordinator Justin Delarosa, Kronicle Editor Kylie Tatom, Historian Matthew Marbella, Alumni Liaison Zack Reyes, IP Executive Director Jesus Jimenez, IP Artistic Director Annie Arevalo, IP Artistic Director Chanelle Medina, IP Captain Betty La, IP Captain Justin Sheu IP Secretary Sydney Sukhabut, IP Financial Director Kayla Arcilla, IP Public Relations Ryan Lugue, IP Media Director Dustin Craig, IP Historian Rich Huynh



EXECUTIVE BOARD


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PRESIDENT | Adrien Chan

Year: 2nd

Major: Public Health

Hometown: Antioch, CA

Favorite Color: Equality

Hobbies/Interests: Life

Favorite Food/Place to Eat: sugarfish and izakaya ozen

Favorite Genre/Artist/Current Song: Simp/Bryson Tiller & Frank Ocean/In Check by Bryson Tiller

Favorite Disneyland Ride: Splash Mountain

What's your favorite memory from PASA: Fall 17 AKA, when I was first introduced to my Ate Steph

What vine/meme best represents you: "go demarcus"

Tell me something I don't know: I'm 6'3


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EXTERNAL VICE PRESIDENT | Matthew Layson

Year: 4th

Major: Human Services

Hometown: Corona, CA

Favorite Color: Dark Blue

Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, Trying new food spots, Raving, Sleeping

Favorite Food/Place to eat: KBBQ or Sushi

Favorite Genre: EDM

Favorite Disneyland Ride: Splash Mountain

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: Being chosen to participate in Final Rampage and placing 2nd!

What vine/meme best represents you: That one "Drop it Like it's Hot" Vine with the boy with a hood on and his ears out.

Tell me something I don’t know: When a person cries and the first drop of tears comes from the right eye, it is happiness. If it is from left eye, it is pain. #simp


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SECRETARY | Miyoko Suratos

Year: 2019

Major: Psychology (& Criminal Justice, soooon!)

Hometown: HaywAARRD 510 represent gangGANGBRAZY

Favorite Color: purple, black, red, grey (in no specific order) (tbh I like all colors)

Hobbies/Interests: Dancing??? Eating. Making google forms

Favorite Food/Place to eat: Japanese curry! Mac and cheese! omg chicken wings?! potATOES?!?!

Favorite Genre/Artist: Indie pop? Hip hop? Alternative? Omar Apollo?

Favorite Disneyland ride: Does DCA count? Cause Guardians. If not, Space Mountain!

What's your favorite memory from PASA: Performing on stage w my Kaibigan in PCN!

What vine/meme best represents you: huRIcANE kUHtrINA?! More like hurricane tORtilLA!¡

Tell me something I don't know: *shhhh* keep it a secret


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TREASURER | Jonel Celestino

Year: 5th

Major: Business Administration - Ops. & Supply Chain Mgmt

Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Favorite Color: Navy Blue

Hobbies/Interests: Weight lifting, eating at all you can eat restaurants, listening to sad songs, long drives, appreciating the sky, watching sunrises/sunsets, stargazing

Favorite Food/Place to eat: AYCE restaurants, Chick Fil A if I have money, McDonald's ice cream, chocolate, tacos and burritos, PB&J sandwiches are cool too

Favorite Genre/Artist/Songs: HONNE, LANY, Tom Misch, and anyone else that makes lofi type stuff, sad/slow stuff, or sometimes hype lit songs for the gym

Favorite Disneyland Ride: I haven't been to Disneyland since like, 8th grade lol

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: When I decided to become active during Spring 18 AND during my first semester on board as Fall 18 Academic Chair, everyone came up to thank and hug me for pairing me with their Ates/Kuyas/Adings. Brought me to tears

What vine/meme best represents you: "I love you biiiiiihhh. I ain't never gon stop loving you, BIIIIIIIIH"

Tell me something I don’t know: I've actually never been to a concert before :o


BOARD OF DIRECTORS


FRIENDSHIP GAMES COORDINATOR | Jeremy Rembulat

Year: 3rd

Major: Communications - Public Relations

Hometown: San Bernardino

Favorite Color: Black

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Eating, Dancing, Music Festivals

Favorite Food/Place to Eat: BCD, KBBQ, Hot Pot

Favorite Genre/Artist/Current Song: EDM / Porter Robinson / Sad Machine

Favorite Disneyland Ride: I don't have a pass lol. (Big Thunder Mountain)

What's your favorite memory from PASA: IP Fall 16

What vine/meme best represents you: I got it, yes b**ches! Chocolate vanilla swirl with cookie crunch please.

Tell me something I don't know: I used to get Flame broiler every day for lunch when I worked at the Daily Titan


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PCN COORDINATOR | Danica Ferrer

Year: 3rd

Major: Business

Hometown: Rancho Santa Margarita

Favorite Color: Blue

Hobbies/Interests: Listening to fire mixes

Favorite Food/Place to eat: Deluxe Chicken Sandwich WITH NO PICKLES but with Polynesian sauce from Chick fil a

Favorite Genre/Artist/Current Song: EDM, Hip Hop, R&B // Galantis, Marc E Bassy // current song: Sunflower- Post Malone

Favorite Disneyland Ride: Thunder Mountain

What’s your favorite memory from PASA:
The end of PCN 2017, I was on the Tinikling team and the whole crowd was cheering for us.

What vine/meme best represents you: The pikachu meme

Tell me something I don't know: I have astigmatism


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PCN DANCE COORDINATOR | Lexx Romana

Year: 4th

Major: Communications (Entertainment and Tourism) major, CTVA minor

Hometown: San Diego

Favorite Color: Blue

Hobbies/Interests: I watch a lot of YouTube, listen to a lot of kpop, and like going out and trying new food/food places. I really want to travel and live in another country again.

Favorite Food/Place to eat: I just like eating. I like Asian food, Mexican food... crepes are gr8. Food.

Favorite Genre/Artist: Pop, R&B, Kpop, Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony, BTS

Favorite Disneyland Ride: Haunted Mansion

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: Getting picked up by my Ate Bre or performing during either of the PCNs I've had the pleasure to be a part of.

What vine/meme best represents you: Idk I think of the "Look at alll these chickenths" vine constantly. Oh wait, I strongly identify with the surprised Pikachu meme.

Tell me something I don’t know: I really like skincare LOL. Like if you've heard of the 10-step Korean skincare routine, that's me. I'm also learning Korean. 안녕하세요! 저는 렉스 입니다. 지금 한국어 배우고 있어요. 필리핀문화 하고 한국문화 정말 좋아해요. (Hello! I'm Lexx. I'm learning Korean right now. I really like Filipinx culture and Korean culture. - at least that's what I hope it says lmao)


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COMMUNITY ADVOCACY CULTURAL CHAIR | Jorge Arellano

Year: 4th

Major: Biology (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)

Hometown: Delano

Favorite Color: Navy Blue

Hobbies/Interests: Tennis/ Kpop/ going out with friends

Favorite Food/Place to eat: Raising cane’s

Favorite Genre/Artist: Kpop/Winner

Favorite Disneyland ride: Incredicoaster

What's your fav memory from PASA: PCN 30

What vine/meme best represents you: Idk

Tell me something I don't know: I played Tennis in High School


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SOCIAL CHAIR | Angeli Aguirre

Year: 3rd

Major: double major in american studies and communications with an emphasis in entertainment and tourism

Hometown: Dublin, Ca

Favorite Color: Green

Hobbies/Interests: longboarding, finding new music artists

Favorite Food/Place to eat: raising canes

Favorite Genre/Artist/Current Song: r&b/no fav artist rn/listen to mango by shawn wasabi

Favorite Disneyland ride: space mountain

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: finishing our 12 minute tinkling set

What vine/meme best represents you: the black guy with the pursed lips the 😗 guy

Tell me something I don’t know: i like to rap but i’m not very good at it


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PUBLICITY CHAIR | Kevin Castor

Year: 2022

Major: Psychobiology

Hometown: Cypress

Favorite Color: #C2D5F0

Hobbies/Interests: Dance, Lifting, Calligraphy, Calendaring

Favorite Food/Place to eat: Kaju Tofu Restaurant or Broth Shabu!

Favorite Genre/Artist/Current Song: LoFi R&B; Jeff Bernat; Changes

Favorite Disneyland ride: California

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: My very first board retreat!

What vine/meme best represents you: "it be like that"

Tell me something I don’t know: I can cook decently!


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SPORTS COORDINATOR | Justin Delarosa

Year: 3rd

Major: Kinesiology + Gen. Studies

Hometown: Rancho Mirage

Favorite Color: Blue

Hobbies/Interests: play sports & I like making playlists

Favorite Food: sinigang!

Favorite Genre/Artist/Current Song: Hip Hop/Nav/Nav

Favorite Disneyland ride: Indiana Jones

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: Captaining the tinikling team

What vine/meme best represents you: AirPod meme 😔

Tell me something I don't know: I drank 20 shots and survived


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KRONICLE EDITOR | Kylie Tatom

Year: 2nd

Major: Business and Psychology

Hometown: Fairfield: home of the jelly beans

Favorite Color: green (but more specifically, forest green...like the hydro flask)

Hobbies/Interests: i like art...but i'm not good at it, i just like to admire it, any form: paintings, drawings, animation, cinematography, photography, music, writing, graphic design, etc.

Favorite Food/Place to eat: ASIAN FOOD FTW

Favorite Genre: hip hop/ r&b

Favorite Disneyland ride: the canoes :o

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: performing with the people that i love at fg and pcn :')

What vine/meme best represents you: THE PICS W THE EXCESSIVE AMOUNTS OF HEART EMOJIS

Tell me something I don’t know: after drinking coffee, you have to take a 20 minute nap to activate the caffeine


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HISTORIAN | Matthew Marbella

Year: 2nd

Major: Visual Arts, Graphic Design

Hometown: Oakland, CA

Favorite Color: Burgundy/Red

Hobbies/Interests: Acting, hip-hop dancing, singing, photography, drawing, traveling, watching movies at the theater

Favorite Food/Place to eat: Chickeeeennnn, carne asada fries/any place that serves boba

Favorite Genre/Artist/Current Song: EDM, R&B, simp / Yellow Claw, Blackbear / Matches by Cash Cash

Favorite Disneyland ride: Indiana Jones Adventure

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: FG 2017! Doing roll call, doing SPUF, the whole experience!!

What vine/meme best represents you: The girl waking up mid nap from a water bottle, “Hello?”

Tell me something I don’t know: Bikini Bottom is based on a real place that was a test site for nuclear weapons. That’s why the fish can talk, the island is barren, you see that mushroom cloud after every explosion.. gmfu.


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ALUMNI LIAISON | Zack Reyes

Year: 3rd

Major: Kinesiology

Hometown: Galt, CA

Favorite Color: Forest green

Hobbies/Interests: Fitness

Favorite Food: Chinese food

Favorite Genre/Artist/Current Song: R&B/Childish Gambino/I Got You ft. Nana Rogues - HONNE

Favorite Disneyland ride: Disneyland is overrated

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: AKA

What vine/meme best represents you: “So no head?”

Tell me something I don't know: I used to weigh 237 lbs


IP BOARD


IP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | Jesus Jimenez

Year: 3rd

Major: Human Services - Administration and Community practice

Hometown: Santa Ana, CA

Favorite Color: Blue

Hobbies/Interests: Dancing, Youtube/Netflix, Hiking, Exploring new places and having great times with friends

Favorite Food/Place to Eat: Italian and Mexican food

Favorite Genre/Artist/Current Song: Rnb, Hip Hop, & EDM

Favorite Disneyland Ride: Incredicoaster

What's your favorite memory from PASA: There's a lot of great memories, but one would be placing 2nd in FG32

What vine/meme best represents you: A Laaaaaaaaaarge

Tell me something I don't know: I'm Jesus Adrian Jimenez III (The third lol)


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IP ARTISTIC DIRECTOR | Chanelle Kaye Medina

Year: 2nd

Major: health science, minoring in psychology

Hometown: palmDIZZLE, ca

Favorite Color: uhm obvi pink, hehe

Hobbies/Interests: watching asmr soap cutting videos. making playlists. singing hsm songs. vlogging my life. journaling. dancing. online shopping, but never actually buying anything.

Favorite Food/Place to eat: chicken alfredo pasta. my mom's cooking. honey bbq wings. mexican food.

Favorite Genre/Artist: indie. r&b. K H A L I D. queen ari.

Favorite Disneyland ride: hella basic, but guardians of the galaxy :o

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: i really enjoyed board photoshoot. it was a nice day with cool people, yummy food, but most importantly - good vibes.

What vine/meme best represents you: i don't watch vines.. smh

Tell me something I don't know: selena gomez sang that song.


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IP CAPTAIN | Betty La

Year: 2nd

Major: Health Science | Concentration: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Hometown: THE 626: Alhambra, CA

Favorite Color: All shades of blue, especially navy blue

Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, volleyball, dance, hiking, binge watching shows on Netflix/Hulu, YouTube videos, hanging out with friends and family, going on food and outdoor adventures, EATING, working out.

Favorite Food/Place to eat: This question is hard... I love KBBQ, tacos, Viet food (I LOVE BUN BO HUE, BANH XEO, and BUN RIEU), sushi, FRENCH FRIES, dessert, ICE CREAM, Thai food, Hawaiian food, MACARONI SALAD. Sh*t, literally everything...

Favorite Genre/Artist/Current Song: Hip Hop, Rap, R&B, Pop, Soul. Beyonce, Jessie J, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, and Alessia Cara are just a few of my favorite artists. One of my favorite songs of all time is "Big White Room" by Jessie J.

Favorite Disneyland ride: I can't choose. My favorites are Indiana Jones, Thunder Mountain Railroad, Incredicoaster, Soarin' Around the World, Grizzly, and Radiator Springs Racer. I love Disney!

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: IP Spring '18 Retreat

What vine/meme best represents you: My whole life is a meme.

Tell me something I don't know: Research shows that cell phones carry 10 times more bacteria than most toilet seats.


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IP SECRETARIAL DIRECTOR | Sydney Sukhabut

Year: 1st

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Favorite Color: Olive Green or Peach

Hobbies/Interests: Dance, Photography, and Travel

Favorite Food/Place to eat: Any Asian Noodles/Cane's

Favorite Genre/Artist: R&B/Jhene Aiko or Jorja Smith

Favorite Disneyland ride: Space Mountain

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: AKA Reveal

What vine/meme best represents you: any "lol adam" vine

Tell me something I don't know: I got my appendix taken out when I was 12


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IP FINANCIAL DIRECTOR | Kayla Arcilla

Year: 2nd

Major: Health Science

Hometown: Inland Empire

Favorite Color: Yellow

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Drawing, Interested I’m learning new languages, Dancing

Favorite Food/Place to eat: Rameeeen, Pasta, anything w noodles lol, Bruxie’s, Chicken Tenders, Sushi, ANYTHING (except mushrooms LOLOl)

Favorite Genre/Artist/Current Song: R&B, Hip Hop, Soul, Kpop; Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar, Jhene Aiko; Quit - Cashmere Cat

Favorite Disneyland ride: GUARDIANS AHHH

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: Being a part of AKA - even though I didn’t join a fam

What vine/meme best represents you: The headphone untangling meme (I’m still broke :/)

Tell me something I don't know: My favorite type of books to read is romance.


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IP MEDIA DIRECTOR: Dustin Craig

Year: 2nd

Major: Business Management

Hometown: Oakland, CA

Favorite Color: Sage Green

Hobbies/Interests: Photography, Dancing, Music

Favorite Food: Korean Fried Chicken

Favorite Genre: Neo-Soul

Favorite Disneyland ride: Carsland

What’s your favorite memory from PASA: AKA and going to costco with everyone.

What vine/meme best represents you: me, dumb f**k juice

Tell me something I don't know: the brain is actually responsible for naming itself


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IP HISTORIAN | Rich Huynh

Year: 1st

Major: Kinesiology

Hometown: New Orleans

Favorite Color: Grass Green

Hobbies/Interests: Photography, Sports, Dancing, Raves, and Traveling

Favorite Food: Banh Xeo

Favorite Genre: Country

Favorite Disneyland ride: Nemo

What's your favorite memory from PASA: Fall '18 AKA Reveal and seeing my Kuya!

What vine/meme best represents you: The, "Shh Keep it a Secret" Meme

Tell me something I don't know: I love grass and toes


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