2015 Meetings and Newsletters


December 2, 2015 - General Membership Meeting

 Sand Castle - Hyatt Regency Saipan

 Guest Speakers:

1. PCF- Jaqueline Che, Director of Institutional Effectiveness, NMC\

2. PCF- Vicent J. Seman, General Counsel, Century Insurance Group

3. PCF - Matt De Leon Guerrero, Chief of Staff for Acting Governor Torres

4. SYP - Tyrell Pauling, Director  of Food and Beverage, Hyatt Regency Saipan

  (left to right): Ty Pauling, Matt De Leon Guerrero, Vince Seman, and Jackie Che.

December 2015 Newsletter


November 4, 2015 - General Membership Meeting

Sand Castle - Hyatt Regency Saipan

Guest Speakers:

1. Colonel Michael Cordoza - Col, USAF Chief, Strategy and Plans Division  Headquarters, Pacific Air Forces

2. Jenny Hegland - Director, CNMI C.A.R.E.



(In Photo): Colonel Michael Cardoza 

November 2015 GMM Newsletter

October 7, 2015 - General Membership Meeting

Seaside Hall - Kanoa Resort

Guest Speakers:

1. Weston Deleon Guerrero - Acting Building Code Official, CNMI Department of Public Works

2. Susan Langhoff - Assistant External Affairs Officer, Private Sector Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency

3. John Synnott - Hazard Mitigation Branch Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency

4. Glen Hunter - Member, Community Outreach Recovery Effort


(In Photo: left to right): Glen Hunter, Geri Willis, Susan Langhoff, and John Synnott

October 2015 GMM Newsletter

DPW's Community Outreach Presentation

FEMA's "Don't Let a Disaster Put You Out of Business" flyer

FEMA's "Every Business Should Have a Plan" brochure

FEMA's "Ready Business" PowerPoint Presentation

Ready Business "What are the Costs?" flyer

September 2, 2015 - General Membership Meeting

Taga Hall - Saipan World Resort

Guest Speakers:

1. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan

2. DeBlasio - Federal Coordinating Officer, Federal Emergency Management Agency

3. William Koontz - Public Information Officer, U.S. Small Business Administration




Stephen DeBlasio (top), William Koontz (bottom left),

and Congressman Kilili Sablan (bottom right)

September 2015 GMM Newsletter

**No August General Membership meeting due to Typhoon Soudelor**

July 1, 2015 - General Membership Meeting

Charley's Cabaret - Pacific Islands Club

Guest Speakers:

1. John Reigel (Acting Executive Director) & Matthew Yaquinto (Chief Financial Officer), Commonwealth Utilities Corporation

2. Wayne Gillespie (Pastor), Salvation Army




(left to right): Wayne Gillespie, John Reigel, and Matthew Yaquinto

July 2015 GMM Newsletter

June 2, 2015 - General Membership Meeting

Hibiscus Hall - Fiesta Resort & Spa

2015 Saipan Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Awards

2015 Saipan Young Professionals Logo Contest Awards

2015 Corporate Challenge Trophy Presentation


(In Photo): 2015 SCC Scholarship Recipients Joined By Their Families

June 2015 GMM Newsletter

May 6, 2015 - General Membership Meeting

Taga Hall - Saipan World Resort

Guest Speakers:

1. Esther Muna - Chief Executive Officer, Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation

2. David Attao - Dean of Administration and Resource Development, Northern Marianas College


May 2015 GMM Newsletter

April 1, 2015 - General Membership Meeting

Hibiscus Hall, Fiesta Resort & Spa

Guest Speakers:

1. Gil San Nicolas, former Secretary of Labor

2. Rita Sablan, PSS Commissioner


(In Photo): Gil San Nicolas, Dave Attao, & Department of Labor Staff

March 4, 2015 - General Membership Meeting

Pacific Islands Club - Charley's Cabaret

Guest Speakers:

1. Mr. Alfonis Sound - Director of Central Statistics, Department of Commerce

2. Oscar Camacho - Loan Manager, Commonwealth Development Authority

Click here to download the "2014 Prevailing Wage Workforce Assessment Study Progress" Presentation

March 2015 GMM Newsletter

February 4, 2015 - General Membership Meeting

Hyatt Regency - Sand Castle

Guest Speakers:

1. Lieutenant Governor Ralph DLG. Torres

2. Jim Arenovski - Island Training Solutions




(In Photo): Lt. Gov. Ralph DLG. Torress (left) & 2015 SCC President Alex Sablan (right)

Click here to download the "2015 Hospitality Expo" Flyer

February 2015 GMM Newsletter