Progress in Disaster Science Journal

Section Editor (Sendai Priority 4), 2019 – 2020

With fellow Section Editor Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed of the University of Newcastle, Australia

International Sociological Association (ISA)

Member, Research Committee 39 (Sociology of Disasters), 2019 – 2022

U-INSPIRE Philippines

President (interim), August 2019 – present

With the mentor and other officers of U-INSPIRE Philippines

U-INSPIRE was launched in a regional workshop organized by UNESCO Jakarta Office in November 2018 and is the Asian platform for youth participation and leadership in disaster risk reduction.

Geoscience Youth Network for Belt and Road

Member, Founding Executive Board, May 2019

Launching of the Geoscience Youth Network for Belt and Road in Beijing during the International Conference on Silk-roads Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development (SiDRR) on May 12, 2019

International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development

Scientific Committee Member, 2019

Langkit Journal, Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology

Editorial Board Member, 2019

SIPAG (support group for OFWs in Sichuan, China)

Member, 2018 – present

Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) Science Bulletin

Member, Editorial Advisory Committee, 2017

Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners (PIEP)

Member, 2015 – present  

Kyoto Association of Pinoy Scholars (KAPS)

President, 2012 – 2014

Finance Committee Chair, 2009 – 2012, 2014 – 2015

Mensa Philippines

Membership Database Administrator, 2011 – 2018

Election Committee Head, 2006, 2012

Election Committee Member, 2005, 2007, 2010

Wild Bird Club of the Philippines (WBCP)

Member, 2010 – 2013

Rajib-lab, Kyoto University

Leader, Environment and Disaster Education Working Group, 2009 – 2015

Philippine Society for the Study of Nature (PSSN)

Life Member, 2008 – present

Institute of Internal Auditors – Philippines (IIA-P)

Member, 2007 – 2008

Philippine Society of Youth Science Clubs (PSYSC)

National Membership Officer, 2001 – 2002

Volunteer, 1999 – 2002

Frequent peer reviewer for these international journals:

Disaster Prevention and Management Journal

International Journal for Disaster Risk Reduction

International Journal for Disaster Risk Science

Progress in Disaster Science Journal

Journal for Cleaner Production

Climate, Disaster and Development Journal (first time in July 2019)

External reviewer for these organizations:

Department of Science and Technology (India) – The World Academy of Sciences – National Institute of Advanced Studies (DST-TWAS-NIAS) Workshop on Science Diplomacy (reviewed applications for participation in 2019)

School of Environment, University of Auckland, New Zealand (reviewed an MS thesis in 2019)

Department of Geography, University of Peshawar, Pakistan (reviewed a PhD dissertation in 2018)

CAPaBLE Program, Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research (reviewed funding proposals in 2018)

LIRA 2030 Africa Program, International Science Council (ISC) (reviewed funding proposals in 2018)

Extra-curricular activities while in the university

UP Junior Jaycees

UP Isipnayan (organization of former Philippine Math Olympiad participants)

Peer Counselor, Office of Guidance and Counseling, University of the Philippines – Diliman

Volunteer (Precinct Manager), 2001 National Elections Quick Count, National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL)

Extra-curricular activities while in high school

Red Cross Youth (RCY) – Zamboanga del Sur Chapter

Philippine Society of Youth Science Clubs (PSYSC) – Zamboanga del Sur Chapter

Youth for Christ (YFC)

Reflections (student paper) – Editor-in-Chief