JCIPEA Rankings: 09/10/10
|JCI Cebu||799.5 pts.|
|JCI Naga Carinosa||763 pts.|
|JCI Legaspi||549.5 pts.|
|JCI Manila||478 pts.|
|JCI Naga||462.5 pts.|
|JCI Bohol Sandugo||461.5 pts.|
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NAME: Junior Chamber International formerly known as the Philippine Jaycees, registered under the Laws of the Republic of the Philippines, is an affiliate National Organization of Junior Chamber International (JCI).
MISSION: To provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change
VISION: To be the leading global network of young active citizens.
MEMBERSHIP: Over 4,000 young adults between 18 to 40 from 160 local organizations or chapters throughout the Philippines.
- Faith in God
- The brotherhood of man
- Individual freedom and dignity
- Government of laws
- Human personality
- Service to humanity
2011 NATIONAL PRESIDENT: JCI Sen. BERNARD FAUSTINO LA MADRID DY of JCI Cauayan Bamboo
National Headquarters is located at Philippine Jaycees Bldg, 14 Don Alejandro Roces Ave., in Quezon City. The three-storey building houses a Secretariat of seven (7) personnel who provides membership and development services to local chapters and organization members. Chief Administrative Officer is an Executive Director who reports directly to the Secretary General.
The National Convention is held every second weekend of October. The General Membership meets in this annual gathering to conduct training and business seminars, as well as undertake its other activities provided in its annual order of business. Its five (5) Area Conferences is simultaneously held every first weekend of September of every year.
This year the simultaneous conferences will be held first week of September. All these meetings produce specific plans for community-based action on issues of leadership training and business or entrepreneurship. Also during this event, the General Membership will elect its incoming national officers.
THE JCI STORY
The first Junior Chamber International was organized in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. on October 13, 1915. On December 11, 1944, representatives from eight (8) nations met in Mexico City and the world organization-Junior Chamber International was founded. In 1974, the movement crossed the Pacific and the Manila Jaycees was founded with the approval of its Constitution on December 20, 1947. By 1948, eleven new chapters were organized in the following key cities: Cebu, San Pablo, Bacolod, Zamboanga , Davao, iloilo, Lucena, Cabanatuan, Capiz, Cavite and Tacloban.
The first national convention was held February 11-13, 1949 at the Manila Hotel. The former Hon. Ramon V. del Rosario, Sr. was elected the first National President.
OUTSTANDING GOVERNMENT & BUSINESS LEADERS
Since the founding of Junior Chamber International Philippines 62 years ago, the organization continues to assume key roles in the international arena. Among the past JCI World Presidents coming from the Philippine Jaycees not to mention those who held elected international positions as Exec. Vice Presidents and Vice Presidents are:
1. RAMON V. DEL ROSARIO, SR.
1951 JCI World President (Manila Jaycees)
- Served as Ambassador of the Philippines to Japan and now heads the PHINMA Group of Companies
2. ROBERTO VILLANUEVA (Manila Jaycees)
1953 JCI World President
3. FELICIANO R. BELMONTE, JR.
1976 JCI World President (Manila Jaycees)
- Former General Manager of Government Service Insurance System
(GSIS) and head of various government corporations i.e. Manila Hotel,
PAL, Member of the House of Representatives and currently Mayor of
Quezon City, Philippines.
4. VICTOR JOSE I. LUCIANO
1985 JCI World President (Quezon City Capitol Jaycees)
- He is now a successful businessman.
5. CRISPIN C. DY, JR.
1997 JCI World President (Makati Jaycees)
a prominent and successful businessman.
GRADUATES IN GOVERNMENT
Among the past and present JCI members who are assuming leadership position in government as of 2009 are:
1. Philippine Senate – 4 out of 24, or 16.67%
2. House of Representatives – 25 out of 218, 0r 12.14%
3. Provincial Governors – 3 of 76, or 3.75%
4. City/Municipal Mayors – 20 out of 1,559, or 1.28%
5. Cabinet Secretaries/Under/Asst. Secretaries – 7
6. Government Corporations – 4
7. In Diplomatic Posts – 3
Total current membership (age 18 to 40) of more than 4,000 excluding active associates of past members and an auxiliary group of Junior Jaycees in more than 160 chapters nationwide, JCI Philippines is an authentic people’s leadership training and development organization with members coming from all walks of life, of divergent professions and careers.
The JCI Philippines initiated, organized and continues to confer among the most prestigious awards in the Philippines namely:
The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM)
in 1962 in which initiated by the Manila Jaycees in 1959 as the Ten Outstanding Young Men;
The Outstanding Policemen of the Philippines (TOPP)
1967, initiated by the Quezon City Capitol Jaycees in 1965
Voice of Philippine Democracy (VOPD)
a nationwide oratorical competition on the value of freedom and democracy is another institutional project of the Philippines Jaycees since the 1950s.
is an annual walk-for-a-cause activity aimed to help raise funds for government programs for the out-of-school youth and street children. This was originally conceived in 1972 by the Makati Jaycees.
AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION
JCI Philippines is the only special non-formal training institution that provides non-stop leadership training and development to its members, as well as for non-Jaycees who want to avail of its training expertise and facilities.
OPERATIONS & RESOURCES
With its limited annual operating budget, almost 90% is derived from membership dues and 10% from various ways and means activities.
Through 60 years of non-stop operations, JCI Philippines survive mainly through the spirit of volunteerism. Elected National Officers commit to shoulder in part all their traveling expenses related to national projects and institutionalized programs. All of its programs and projects are conducted on self-liquidating basis. Resource mobilization for projects and programs then becomes the main areas of training in local as well as national and international operations.