Consul General Gina Jamoralin

‘Consulate on Wheels’ program held the next day

Philippine Consul General Gina Jamoralin will be honored with a “Meet and Greet” reception in the evening of June 29, 2018, in the clubhouse of the Laurel Woods Apartments at 22200 Laurel Woods Court, Southfield.

The next day (June 30), Consul General Jamoralin will lead a group of consulate personnel from Chicago who will conduct an outreach program called “Consulate on Wheels” at the Philippine American Cultural Center of Michigan (PACCM) on Northland Park Court, Southfield.

The “Meet and Greet” affair on June 29 will be hosted by Dr. Jose L. Evangelista, Philippine honorary consul general.

In an email sent to the Filipino Star News, Dr. Stella Evangelista, wife of Honorary Consul General Evangelista, stated that Michigan VIPs will grace the event. They include U.S. Representative Brenda Lawrence and Southfield Mayor Kenson Siver. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters were also invited to attend the affair.

Filipino-American community leaders will also be in attendance.

The event will start with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. This will be followed by dinner of Filipino food and update on Philippine issues and consular affairs.

During the reception, Philippine Consul General for the Midwest Jamoralin will be formally introduced to the Filipino-American community leaders.

Jamoralin, who was formerly assigned in Honolulu, Hawaii, replaced Consul General Generoso DG Calonge.

According to a Hawaii Filipino Chronicle report, Jamoralin has traveled throughout Asia, the Pacific and Europe in the course of her diplomatic career. Her previous foreign postings include the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo, Japan from 2006 to 2012, and the Philippine Embassy in Bucharest, Romania from 1996 to 2003.

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She was recently the executive director and assistant secretary of the Office of American Affairs of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs from September 2012 to July 2014. She was also the director for trade and economics at the Office of United Nations and International Organizations and special assistant to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Senior Official.

Jamoralin earned her Master of Business Administration from McGill University in Tokyo, her PhD in economics from the University of Santo Tomas, her Master of Public Administration from the University of the Philippines and her bachelor’s degree in economics from UP.

The “Consulate on Wheels” services to be rendered on June 30 will include processing of applications for Philippine passports, applications for renewal of passports, applications for dual citizenship and authentication of documents.