FCCA Board Members

Camille Katigbak

Board Chair

Co-Founder of Memorable Creations Inc. and Katigbak Technologies and as of present, the Director of Marketing for the MSS at the University of Lethbridge. Graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Polytechnic with a Legal Assistant Diploma and is currently obtaining her Business Management Degree (General Management) at the University of Lethbridge. Camille co-founded multiple businesses and has increased the brand awareness of both small and large organizations through utilization of creative marketing strategies and bleeding-edge technologies, applications and programs.

Joy Tajanlangit

Vice Chair

An embodiment of guts and grit, Joy migrated to Canada in 1997 and thrived to become a successful sales professional and an entrepreneur.

She has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 1998, joining multi-national companies such as AstraZeneca Canada and Eli Lilly Canada in various therapeutic areas. She has also been involved in successful product launches and has garnered sales awards in her career with Eli Lilly in the area of Oncology. It is in Oncology where she found fulfillment in her profession, learning more about cancer and how medicines prolong the life of cancer patients.

Currently, she is an Oncology Account Specialist for Ipsen BioPharmaceuticals, a company that manufactures Rx&D products for rare tumours and rare diseases.

Aside from her profession, Joy and her family own Manila Convenience Store located in South Calgary. The store offers Filipino grocery, money remittance and is an affiliate of Mango Travel and Tours. Their business also includes direct selling of utilities and essential services to residential and business customers.

Joy is also embarking on another adventure being a Certified Coach Practitioner and is looking forward to empowering women to be the best version of themselves someday. She is a proud single parent to her beautiful daughter, Ella.

Jane Vedar

Chief Financial Officer

Co-founder of FV & Associates, Jane is a dedicated accounting professional that brings to her firm her wealth of knowledge and experience in financial reporting and analysis from a wide range of industries. Jane spent over 10 years working in the corporate world in progressive positions. Prior to this role, she enjoyed a career with Calgary Flames & Calgary Stampeders (Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation) and currently works for H&R Transport as a Financial Accountant.

Jane and her husband Klinton owned and operated a garment manufacturing business before moving to Canada in 2006. They are about to open a Taiwanese bubble tea franchise, Chatime, in Marda Loop and a fitness franchise gym, 30 Minute Hit, in the community of Sagehill in a couple of months.

With this experience, Jane understands what it takes to help entrepreneurs succeed in their business. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and is actively pursuing her Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.

FCCA Governance

Directors of governance are responsible for governing the Filipino Chamber of Commerce Alberta  (FCCA) organization by utilizing and regulating influence to direct and control the actions and affairs of the board members and others. The governance is accountable for the performance and conformance of the organization.

Joel Pagkatipunan

Director of Governance

Description coming soon. Stay tuned!

External Affairs

With a wide range of responsibilities, the main duty of FCCA’s external affairs is external relations. Managing relationships with external stakeholders. Cultivate relationships with Filipino businesses, donors and other funding bodies with strategic focus.

Brian Morales

Director of External Affairs

Brian Morales was born and raised in Montréal, Québec to parents from Mindanao, Philippines and has proudly called Alberta home since 2012.

With a bottomless curiosity for his Philippine heritage, an avid traveller, 15+ years volunteering for Philippine-based community development and 10+ years leadership experience in network marketing, Brian Co-Founded Adventure with Purpose, a social enterprise travel agency aimed at reducing global poverty through business.

A strong advocate for Social Enterprise, Brian has spoken in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver, Florida and Manila. He is driven to bridge local and global stakeholders for the socio-economic growth of Canada.

Michael Siervo

Committee Member of External Affairs

Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Michael quickly grew up admiring the Filipino work ethic. He graduated from the University of Toronto with Honours in Management & Economics and quickly rose through the ranks at some of the top wealth management companies in North America. In 2007, he was part of the team that revolutionized retirement thinking. With over $1 Billion in sales the first year, this became the most successful product launch in Canadian history.

Michael has held Director, Vice President and leadership roles in four of the top Fortune 500 Companies. Currently, he is the District Vice President of the largest Asset Management Firm in Canada. He is also the CEO of Vosier Enterprises, a private conglomerate ranging from Real Estate, Investments and Restaurant ventures.

Having served as Board of Director for several local charities, Michael is dedicated to community work and philanthropy. He is currently the benefactor of the Michael and Vivienne Siervo Scholarship Fund and has sponsored countless causes within the Filipino Community.

Marketing and Communication

Responsible for managing digital communications, brand presence and technologies. The communication and marketing board’s obligation is to represent FCCA’s diversity, creativity and passion to the community. 

Mc Francis Katigbak

Head Committee Of Information Technology

Co-Founder of Memorable Creations Inc., Chief Information Officer of Katigbak Technologies. With over 10+ years in Information Technology field, Mc Francis have assisted with connecting people to technologies. Currently employed with the City of Calgary, managing the network infrastructure of 300+ sites with 10,000+ employees. Completed the academic requirements for the Bachelor of Applied Technology Information Systems, Network Management from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Polytechnic. Earned Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer, and Cisco Certified Network Professional Routing & Switching industry certifications.