The United Architects of the Philippines conducted its annual corporate planning session at the Learning and Activity Center of the UAP National Headquarters last May 25, 2018.
Incoming Members of the Executive Committee, Incoming Executive Directors and Heads of Standing Special Committees participated in the said activity.
National Executive Vice President-elect Arch. Rey S. Gabitan welcomed the participants to the activity, which he enjoined the participants to focus their attention to the values of work and synergy during the workshop, while Secretary General-elect Arch. Ronnie S. Yumang and National Treasurer-elect Arch. Wilfredo G. Gacutan presented the Administrative and Financial Policy Directions, respectively.
National President-elect Arch. Benjamin K. Panganiban, Jr. delivered his inspirational message and presented his 18-point administrative agenda under the theme Unity, Ability and Continuity of Services, to wit:
In his message, Architect Panganiban, said that the current plan is structured mostly on the UAP sustaining itself “from excellent to excellent” as “change is indeed coming” and one of the key tasks for the participants is to think of another compelling and inspiring conception so that there is equally strong commitment to and inspiration for the next plan.
He added that there is a need to think beyond the ordinary to be really aspirational; he added that the task is to challenge ourselves and others to reach for what the UAP is really capable of.
He likewise enjoined the participants to focus their attention to the values of work and synergy during the workshop, he said “our plan is only as good as the relationships we have formed with one another, relationships that are built on a solid foundation of trust, communication and empathy.”
He also expressed his desire for the UAP to go far, and in order to do this, for everyone to work together towards service and excellence. He reminded the participants to put premium on synergy and the on the need to consider the UAP’s thrust on interdisciplinary in working together.
In the afternoon, the Commissions, Standing and Special Committees, Area Vice Presidents held their respective caucuses and workshops.
Meanwhile, the planning session of the incoming members of the Execom and Executive Directors was held after the pre-planning session. Initial outputs of the standing and special committees were presented, deliberated and discussed.
Registration starts at March 12, 2018, Monday, 1:00 p.m.