By Maricel Cardiño


May 23, 2002

BR No. 2002-05

Convention of rural bank examiners tentatively scheduled on September 27, 2002, Friday at the Century Park Hotel re: strategic planning for image building (discussion of issues affecting examiners).  ARBEX officers and division representatives are required to attend.


BR No. 2002-06

Reappointed the following members of the Editorial Board for ARBEX Express:



Elvira D. Lorico


Faustino M. Buenaventura


Mely S. Palad


Gerardo A. Butardo


Christine C. Tan


Noel J. Pajutagana


Dino B. Camba

Editorial Consultant

Rogelio A. Encinas


BR No. 2002-07

Resolved the following changes in ARBEX Express:

-          Format/presentation from tabloid-type to magazine-type

-          Frequency of issue/publication from quarterly to semi-annual


BR No. 2002-08

Approved the search for Vision and Mission Statement, a contest which ARBEX Express will launch in the coming 1st semester issue for the year 2002.  A prize is set @P3,000.00 if both Vision and Mission statements are derived from one entry or @1, 500.00 each if coming from two separate entries plus lifetime exemption from membership fees in both cases.  Proposed judges for the contest are the past and incumbent Chairman of ARBEX and Deputy Director Benilda S. Allon.  All members in good standing are qualified to join except for the members of the Editorial Board.


BR No. 2002-09

Approved the transfer of P80,000.00 from savings account to time deposit account.


June 17, 2002


BR No. 2002-10

Confirmed the convention of rural bank examiners – “Strategic planning for image building” – to be held on September 27, 2002, Friday at Century Park Hotel. 


Education Committee, headed by Eleane L. Reyes, will prepare the topics/lectures for the said convention.  The Social Affairs Committee, headed by Noel Gavino, will handle the arrangement/set up.


BR No. 2002-11

ARBEX Express funding will be increased to P10, 000.00