Membership Ddrive
FY 2017 - 2018 Officers
  • President - Terry (Will) Newman
  • 1st Vice President - Wedmay Lao
  • 2nd Vice President - Vacant
  • Secretary - Connie Vong
  • Treasurer - Vicky Thanasankid

LAMAAA Mission

To develop members and assist them acquire the necessary skills to promote themselves towards better positions and responsibilities.

To promote and perpetuate the prestige and professional status of municipal accountants and auditors.

To assist each other and develop professional camaraderie, team spirit and cooperation among its members.

To develop and improve educational techniques in management, commercial, proprietary, governmental accounting and auditing.

LAMAAA Benefits

LAMAAA offers one-hour monthly training session equivalent to one hour of continuing professional education (CPE) credit. The annual conference around May of each year offers eight hours of educational updates by famous speakers. At the monthly training sessions, you will hear the captains of the industry or the Chief Accountants speak. This is a way to stay abreast of changes in the accounting/auditing field. LAMAAA is a great place to network with people in our field. LAMAAA provides newsletters and websites with invaluable information on up-to-date issues and developments in our specific field of interest. So join LAMAAA and enjoy the new experience and discover a new world.


Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 11:30 - 12:30 pm
Linda Granados, President Mabel Jabido, Membership Committee Chair
Norma Cabana Marucut, VP-2 Nenita Tan, Social Committee Chair
Armine Oganesian, Recording Secretary Merlita Valmores, Education Committee Chair
Lilia Liclican, Treasurer Lourdes Saludares, Non Profit Chair
ABSENT: Baljit Soni, Jose De Jesus

1. Linda Granados, President, called the meeting to order at 11:40 PM.
2. Introductions by the Board Members.
3. Treasurer’s Report: Lilia Liclican, Treasurer submitted a Treasurer’s Report:
A. Bank Statement balance as of July 1, 2008 is $8,843.63.
B. Bank Statement balance as of July 31, 2009 is $ 8,669.34.
C. Suggested to get an online access for the bank account with LAFCU.
D. Linda Granados and Norma Cabana will be the new signatories for a period of one year.
a) LAMAAA Roundtable Meetings: Linda Granados requested the Board Members to review her recommendation of going to various City departments to invite Management Analysts to join LAMAAA and tell them the benefits of joining LAMAAA. Since there will be a question and answer portion, their suggestions will be reviewed by the Board of Officers who will use them in some of our projects.
a. Membership drive: Linda Granados requested suggested we start collecting the annual dues from departments with large numbers of members such as: CTR – 76, PW – 57, AIR – 38, RAP – 31, etc
b. Plan to have our 2nd Training Class tentatively on October 21,22, 23, 2009. Merlita will coordinate with Will Newman on the guest speaker.
c. Lilian or I will call Will Newman to ask him to bill LAMAAA for the past year’s rent of the website.
d. LAMAAA website needs to be overhauled. Jose will shop around for other websites regarding their content, flexibility and get quotes from different website providers.
e. Lilia suggested we order printing of receipts to be given to members who ask for one. Lourdes Saludares will provide her with the LAMAAA number.
f. Lilia to find printer for the receipts but first have to get the tax exempt number from Lourdes.
g. We have to order pins/lanyard as giveaways for LAMAAA for pay their dues.
h. Linda to ask a graphic artist to create artwork to change the look of the monthly LAMAAA training announcements we blast to our members, a LAMAAA letterhead to service as the official stationary and thirdly, LAMAAA certificate similar to the official Mayor's certificate handed out during important milestones, the left side has the logo of City Hall with embossed vines, flowers, leaves in a rainbow of colors to be handed out to guest speakers, retirees and other important occasions.
i. Linda will invite Ray Ciranna to be the other Board of Advisor.
NEXT MEETING – October 8, 9 or 10, 1:30 AM – 12:30 PM depending on everyone’s availability.
Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 1:40 pm.