Welcome to the Andres Bonifacio Samahan Filipino American Alumni Chapter!

Mabuhay Alums!

I am proud to announce that San Diego State’s Samahan Filipino alumni now have a chapter to call their own.  By unanimous vote at its February 23, 2012 meeting, the SDSU Alumni Association Board of Directors approved official recognition of the new Andres Bonifacio Samahan Filipino American Alumni Chapter.

Celebrate our "Bayanihan" spirit by becoming a member of the Andres Bonifacio Samahan Filipino American Alumni Chapter. Filipinos make up one of the largest ethnic groups in San Diego County and at SDSU. Because of you, we have a long history of student involvement, activism and civic engagement in the community. We value your experience as alumni and appreciate the important role you can play as a chapter member, in developing leadership and contributing to the betterment of the community. Now is the time to s
trengthen your commitment and give back to future generations.  Join the SDSU Samahan Filipino American Alumni Chapter TODAY and be an Aztec for Life!!! 

If you are a current Alumni Association member join the chapter or when you join as a new member make sure and select the chapter as your primary chapter.  The chapter is a benefit of your membership.

Chapter officers include (l-r) Vice Predent Deanna Encarnacion ('90), President Reynaldo Monzon, Ph.D. ('80,'84,'03) and Secretary Joanne Rullan.

Reynaldo Monzon, Ph.D.
Chapter President

Chapter Purpose:  

  • To further the interests of the Filipino and Filipino American cultural/heritage group, and its alumni;
  • To establish and maintain a productive relationship between the University, its alumni, AB Samahan and the community; 
  • To promote activities beneficial to alumni, the University, and AB Samahan; 
  • To assist in the recruitment, retention, and graduation of Filipino American students; 
  • To publicize and promote the chapter, the University and AB Samahan interests.

  • Aug 24, 2013 - Summer Celebration (Hall of Nations Balboa Park)
  • Oct 26, 2013 - Homecoming Tailgate (Qualcomm Stadium)
  • Nov 30, 2013 - Andres Bonifacio Birthday (TBD)
  • March 23, 2012 - AB Samahan Filipino Culture Night
  • April 21, 2012 - AB Samahan 40th Anniversary Celebration
  • May 7, 2012 - US Ambassador to the Philippines
  • May 17, 2012 - API SDSU Graduation
  • Aug 17, 2012 - Padres Filipino Heritage Night
  • Aug 24, 2012  - Templo del Sol
  • Jan 5, 2013 - Holiday Celebration
  • May 31, 2013 - Philippine Ambassador to the US (Rancho Del Rey Middle School)
  • June 12, 2013 - COPAO Independence Day Gala (Anchors Conference Center)
  • June 15, 2013 - Padres Filipino Cultural Night (Petco Park)

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  President: Reynaldo Monzon, Ph.D.
Vice President: Deanna Encarnacion
Secretary: Joanne Rullan
Treasurer: Rudy Rullan

Contact us at:
(619) 900-4575 voice and text

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