The Autism Society Philippines (ASP) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the well-being of persons on the autism spectrum disorder. We envision a society where Filipinos on the spectrum become the best of their potentials -- self-reliant, independent, productive, socially-accepted citizens of an Autism-OK Philippines.

15 February 2021

Nominations for ASP National Trustees 2021-2022 now open!

Are you or someone you know capable of serving as the national board trustee of the Autism Society Philippines? Someone with the experience, skills and network to bring our advocacy to new heights? Someone with a track record in visualizing, planning and leading projects? Someone with a strong history of volunteerism, with ASP National, a local ASP chapter or another advocacy?Nominate the deserving candidate and help us build an Autism-OK Philippines!

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Call for Nominations poster

From 16 February until 6 March 2021, nominations are now welcome for the 11 national trustee positions. This year’s Election Committee (EleCom) Chair is Mr. Cenin Faderogao. He and other members of the Election Committee, Abby Mendoza and Angel Penaloza will validate the status of all nominators and the qualifications of all the nominees.

On 15-28 March 2021, ASP National will elect its new leadership– 11 trustees – who will lead the organization for the next 2 years and continue its national advocacy.

Nomination Guidelines:

1. For an ASP member to nominate another member to the board, he/she must be an ASP member with an updated membership as of 31 January 2021 and a member for at least six months.

2. An ASP member may nominate himself.

3. Nominees must meet the following criteria:

3.1 an active ASP member in good standing for at least two consecutive years
3.2 a primary caregiver related to a person on the autism spectrum by consanguinity or affinity up to the 4th civil degree.
3.3 of good moral character
3.4 able to attend regular and special meetings virtually or physically.
3.5 able to visualize, plan and lead projects of national significance.

4. If a nominee does not meet the above-mentioned qualifications, the ASP member who nominated him/her may email the EleCom Chair a “Request for Consideration” highlighting the candidate’s other attributes. EleCom Chair shall consult with the ASP National Trustees for a decision.

Nomination Process:

1. A call for nomination will be sent to all members.
2. To nominate, please fill-up the Nomination Form thru this link
3. You will receive a confirmation of the nomination you have submitted. However, the nominees must approve or accept their nomination to be included in the final list of candidates.
4. Election Committee will validate the status of all nominators and the qualifications of all the nominees and confirm their eligibility via email and phone.
5. We shall be posting the final list of candidates on 13 March 2021

Voting Process:

1. Members may cast their ballot via electronic voting from 15 -28 March 2021.
2. The conduct of the elections will be based on the ASP National By-Laws.
3. Decisions of the Election Committee will be final.
4. The new ASP National trustees will be announced on 31 March 2021.


Nomination Period: 16 February - 6 March 2021
Online Elections: 15 March - 28 March 2021
Announcement of Results: 31 March 2021


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