Guam Society of America Manaina / Honorary Members – as of February 2017

The Guam Society of America honors members who have contributed and volunteered their personal time and efforts to support the Society over the years as Manaina.  Manaina is a derivative of Saina and translates in the Chamorro language to Elder or Parent, or someone who is well respected because of their knowledge and experience.    Many of the … [Read more...]

President – Aylene Poliarco Mafnas

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Aylene graduated in 1989 from the Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT), Philippines, with a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Communications Engineering.  She migrated to Guam in 1990 and worked for 10 years with the Guam Telephone Authority (GTA) with her last position held as the Engineer Supervisor.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural … [Read more...]

Vice President – Paul Sanchez

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  Paul Sanchez is a native of Toto, Guam.  He graduated from George Washington Senior High School in 1976.  He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1981 and served honorably for 21 years.  His tours of duty included Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), South Dakota; Zweibrucken and Wiesbaden Germany; McClellan AFB, California; Fairchild … [Read more...]

Treasurer – Maria Perez-Brodeur

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  Maria Perez-Brodeur was born on Guam and is the daughter of David and Maria (Paulino) Perez.  She has a daughter - Shanna Marie.  She has lived not only in Guam, but also in Saipan, Japan, Denmark, Germany, and Belgium.  She has also lived in various other states, the most recent, Oregon, which she would like to return to one … [Read more...]

Secretary – Sara Leon Guerrero Harrison

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  Sara Leon Guerrero Harrison  begins her second term as Guam Society Secretary. Sara  is a Certified Dental Assistant with the Dental Assistant National Board and is a member of the American Dental Assistant Association.  She has been in the dental field for over 20 years. Sara graduated from the Advanced Dental Assistant Program at … [Read more...]

Message from Outgoing Guam Society President Pete Camit

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Hafa Adai Guam Society Members, Family and Friends, As my term as President of the Guam Society of America concludes on December 31, 2016, I want to personally thank you for supporting your Guam Society during the past two years.  With your support the Guam Society has continued to foster and perpetuate the Chamorro culture and traditions in … [Read more...]

Guam Society of America Manaina / Honorary Members as of 2016

The Guam Society of America honors members who have contributed and volunteered their personal time and efforts to support the Society over the years as Manaina. Manaina is a derivative of Saina and translates in the Chamorro language to Elder or Parent, or someone who is well respected because of their knowledge and experience. Many of the … [Read more...]

Message from Outgoing Guam Society President Mike Blas

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Hafa Adai, As 2014 and my term as President comes to a close, I wanted to wish you and yours all the best for this holiday season and for the coming New Year. Serving as Guam Society President for the past four years has been a truly rewarding time for me.  I hope that it has been the same for you.  The Society has grown tremendously in terms of … [Read more...]