The National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), the largest national non-profit dedicated to promoting the welfare and well-being of the over four million Filipinos and Filipino Americans in the United States, is pleased to announce the appointment of Almira Astudillo Gilles as its new Executive Director.
Amid NaFFAA’s rigorous search for its next Executive Director, Mr. Ryan Namata, NaFFAA Director of Human Capital and Capital Region President, stepped into the role, temporarily filling the position previously held by Ms. Kelly Ilagan Coldiron.
Ryan Namata will transition to the role of National Operations Officer, while Almira Gilles will focus on leading programmatic development and fundraising efforts for upcoming flagship initiatives aligned with NaFFAA’s four pillars: national advocacy, civic engagement, leadership development, and advancing Filipino culture and arts in the US.
A Collaborative Approach to Leadership
Feeling the Need to Serve in our Filipino American Community
Making a Positive Change through our Fil Ams and Connecting to Our Roots
Contact: Mark Eyo,
The National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization. Established in 1997, NaFFAA has been the standard bearer for promoting the welfare and well-being of the 4 million Filipinos and Filipino Americans throughout the United States. NaFFAA’s vision is to serve as the voice of all Filipinos and Filipino Americans by uniting, engaging, and empowering diverse individuals and community organizations through leadership development, civic engagement, and national advocacy.