Saint Jude Catholic School Alumni Association

Saint Jude Catholic School Alumni Association

Board of Directors

The Board of Trustee of the Saint Jude Catholic School Alumni Association has authority over the affairs of the SJCSAA. The Board works closely with the Alumni Relations office of SJCS to further the goals and mission of the SJCSAA.    At the SJCSAA General Assembly last October 15, 2013, the Batch Representatives voted for the 2014-2015 Saint Jude Catholic School Alumni Association (SJCSAA) Board of Directors. The new board members and officers are listed below, and their terms began on January 1, 2014.
Ana Melissa (Liza) Yaobod_liza1

Liza Yao is the current President of the SJCS Alumni Association. She served as a Board member of the organization from 2004-2007, 2012-2013.

She is Managing Director of Richprime Global Inc., exclusive distributor and licensing agent of Mattel Inc. and other well-known children, toys, footwear and infant brands in the Philippines.  She also manages Richwell Trading Corporation, Europlay Distributor Co. Inc. and the Big & Small clothing group.

Liza graduated from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. Economics Degree, major in Finance, summa cum laude. She serves as a trustee of the Wharton Penn Club of the Philippines and a member of University of Pennsylvania’s secondary school committee in the Philippines.

Stella Maleen Chua-Sia 
Chairman, 2014 Homecoming Committee

Stella Maleen Chua-Sia, better known as Maleen, is the Treasurer for the SJCSAA 2014-2016. She has been an active member of the association since 1999 and also served as secretary and treasurer during previous terms.

She graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, Major in Finance in 1993. She is currently the Manager of Pacific Charter, Inc., a forwarding and brokerage firm.

Maleen is also one of the driving forces behind SJCS Batch ’89.

Stephen Yu bod_stephenyu
Vice President-Internal
Chairman, Programs Committee

University of British Columbia, Canada – B.S. Chemistry

  • Seaoil Philippines Chief Operating Officer
  • Ocean Tankers Corporation President
  • First SJCSAA Fun Run MOA Co-chair

Charles Kohchet-Chuabod_charles
SJCS Alumni Association VP-External
Chairman, Golf Committee

De La Salle University – B.S Electronics & Communications Engineering

  • Real Estate Developer
  • Rotary Club of Bagumbayan Manila
  • Federation of Fil-Chinese Alumni Association - Golf Committee co-chair
  • Mandaluyong Golfers Association, Manila-Bicol Golfers Association
  • Chair SJCSAA Golf Classic 2011, Co-chair 2009, 2010

Aileen Angbod_aileen
SJCS Alumni Association Board Member
Chairman, Youth Committee

Even during her Judenite years, Aileen has already shown promising leadership skills. She graduated from Saint Jude in 2007, not only with an excellent academic standing but also as the President of the Student Council Central Board. She went on to Ateneo de Manila University to study a degree in Legal Management and graduate Magna Cum Laude in 2011.

During her stay in Ateneo, she also served as Associate Vice President for Human Resources for Celadon, focused on developing young members into becoming future leaders. Afterwards, she worked as a Management Trainee in SCMC (Shopping Center Management Corporation), learning the ropes of the corporate world. Currently, she is helping out in their family business, Shoppers’ Mart Incorporated. She believes that the SJCS Alumni Association is a venue where all of the alumni can help and support each other, providing relevant programs and projects that will benefit not only the alumni body, but also the school and the community.

Grant Cheng, CFAbod_grant
SJCS Alumni Association Board Member
Chairman, Ways & Means

Grant Cheng, CFA Charterholder, is currently the head of finance for a local group of companies that trades in fertilizer and industrial chemicals. While he was based in Singapore, he was vice president for wealth management with a Swiss bank where he managed investment portfolios for high net worth individuals.

He obtained his Masters in Wealth Management with the Singapore Management University and the Swiss Finance Institute on a full scholarship and graduated with distinction in 2006.

He graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Manufacturing Engineering & Management from De La Salle University as a Star Scholar and was awarded as one of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines by the Philippine president.

Aldrin Chuabod_aldrin
SJCS Alumni Association Board Member
Chairman, Communications Committee

Aldrin Derrick Chua is currently a senior student at the Ateneo de Manila University taking up a degree on Management-Honors with a minor in Marketing. He was just recently elected as President of Ateneo Celadon, the official Filipino-Chinese organization of the school. He also concurrently serves as Vice President for External Affairs of the Blue Consulting Group and Vice President for Social Enterprise Consultancy for Loyola Catalyst, a social entrepreneurship organization he co-founded back in 2012.

Aside from work inside the Ateneo, he is also a Marketing Associate of Techglobal Incorporated/Megasystem Enterprises, a plastic pipe supplying company. In his spare time, he likes to play badminton and read books.

Giovanni Co bod_giovani
SJCS Alumni Association Board Member
Chairman, Sports Committee

San Beda College – BSC Marketing

  • Ferna Corporation – President
  • Purechem Corporation – President
  • Pasay City (Host) Lions Club – Past President
  • Chinese Filipino Business Club – External Committee Vice Chairman
  • Navotas San Rafael Fil-Chinese Chamber of Commerce – Treasurer

Alfred Laobod_alfredlao
SJCS Alumni Association Board Member
Co-chairman, 50th Anniversary Committee

Ateneo de Manila University – Bachelor of Science in Management (Honors), Honorable Mention

University of the Philippines College of Law – Bachelor of Laws and Letters (LLB), Cum Laude

  • Optima Fashion Collection – President
  • National Shrine of Saint Jude Thaddeus – Worship Coordinator

Lino Lim Jr.bod_linolim
SJCS Alumni Association Board Member
Chairman, Advocacy Committee

PSBA Manila – BSC Marketing

  • Barangay Chairman – Brgy. 640 San Miguel, Manila
  • Malacanan League of Barangays – President
  • MMDA FCBZA 9 – Director,
  • Hantex International Inc. – Sales Representative

Edwin Ong
SJCS Alumni Association Board Member
Chairman, Alumni ID Committee

Edwin Ong is currently the Point-Person for our Alumni ID Card and Merchant Partner Programs.  His responsibilities include promoting adoption and production of our Alumni ID; targeting and soliciting discounts and promotions from both Alumni and non-Alumni merchants and professionals; and production and distribution of marketing media for our merchant partners.

He has served as a Director from 1998-2001 and from 2006-2007, and has spearheaded the production of both printed and online newsletter Full Circle from 1998-2007.  His goals for this 2014-2016 term are to establish a permanent office and staff for our Association inside SJCS; to establish lines of communication between the Alumni Office, SJCS, and Alumni; and to establish measurements of performance for AA activities. Edwin has lectured at De La Salle University and Ateneo de Manila, and has 3 children studying in Saint Jude.

Beatrice Tan 
SJCS Alumni Association Board Member
Chairman, Publications Committee

De La Salle University – Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude

Ateneo de Manila University – Master of Arts in Education major in Basic Education Teaching (2013-present)

  • Teacher Fellow, Teach for the Philippines (TFP)
  • Co-Founder, International Service Director (2011) and Rotarian (2012-2013), Rotaract Club of Chinatown
  • Cultural Committee Core, Manila Downtown YMCA Youth Club


President's Corner

Engaging the alumni is a broader spectrum when we realize we are a group defined by the founders, the school, its staff, students, parents and the surrounding community.