Only two and a half years old as a formally organized non-profit organization, the CLSU International Alumni Group (CIAG) seems to have grown a dozen years as it held its 2nd Grand Reunion last September 18-19 in Las Vegas.
This can be attributed to the outstanding and untiring efforts of the Homecoming/Reunion Committee chaired by Regional Vice President Gerry Galinato, vice chaired by Treasurer Norma "Ohma" Viray in planning, coordinating and implementing the proceedings of the reunion, as well as the strong support and cooperation of many CIAG officers and members.
Of the more than 150 who attended the event, more than fifty are new faces. Although this by itself is an important leap forward, the more significant happening is the greater interest and participation of the younger alumni. The new president, Rodrigo Dioso, Jr., who is relatively young, leads a set of officers about half of which is comparatively young.
Also, with more participation from more regions including three from Canada and nine from the United States, CIAG now has 13 regional vice presidents in 12 areas and a regional vice president at large. Only the Las Vegas region has two regional vice presidents.