In a resolution dated January 1, 2017, PSA President has been conferred the lifetime status of President Emeritus by the the Board of Trustees of Philippine Studies Association, Inc.
Board Resolution 1, Series of 2017
WHEREAS, Bernardita R. Churchill is the founder and has been since 2003 the President of the Philippine Studies Association (PSA), Inc.
WHEREAS, the Board, in recognition of her many years of tireless, outstanding and distinguished service on behalf of Philippine Studies scholars around the world and of her deep and immense knowledge regarding the history of the community of Philippine Studies scholars, and of Philippine Studies scholarship more generally;
WHEREAS, the Board, in seeking to avail of this knowledge, and to engage her exceptional commitment to advance Philippine Studies scholarship; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Association establish the title of President Emeritus who may provide counsel or serve in various roles and/or capacities in support of the Association;
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Association confer the title of President Emeritus upon Bernardita R. Churchill effective January 1, 2017 and continuing thereafter until further action by the Board of Trustees.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our signatures to this document on this day, 7th of January, 2017.
The Board of Trustees 2017-2019
Philippine Studies Association, Inc.