New Carinay Homeowners Association, Inc. (NCHAI) President Manuel Trapalgar discusses the different policies of the association to its members during the general assembly last April 8 at Brgy. Villa Ibaba, Atimonan.


In a bid to achieve a stronger and sustainable association, the New Carinay Homeowners Association, Inc. (NCHAI) last April 8 conducted its first general assembly for 2019 at the New Carinay Multipurpose Hall in Barangay Villa Ibaba.

About 30 representatives from the 47 families residing in Sitio Carinay attended the meeting, where relevant issues and proposed policies were discussed.

NCHAI President Manuel Trapalgar, who led the meeting, said regular meetings are important to discuss issues that concern the residents and to “create policies in a democratic platform.”

Among the topics discussed during the meeting were concerns on solid waste management, responsible pet ownership, drainage cleaning, community plant nursery, backyard gardening, and clean up drive schedule including the coastal area.

The committee heads on agriculture, fishing, health, environment, peace and security also provided updates about the issues concerning their respective committees as well as the proposed solutions. NCHAI Treasurer Anna Mirabona also provided updates on the organization’s financial standing.

Trapalgar also informed the members that he will go on an indefinite leave, and NCHAI Vice President Michelle Trapalgar will serve as the acting president. The association is set to elect its new officers by mid-September.

Atimonan One Energy, Inc. (A1E) also attended the assembly and gave updates about the status of its power project; and its plans for the community including scholarships and trainings, job and livelihood opportunities. The company also gave information on hiring procedures and pre-employment requirements in relation to the ongoing manpower pooling.

“Coordination and cooperation of each members are important for the association to achieve its goal of uplifting the lives of its members and creating a safe and sustainable community,” said Jester Querubin, A1E’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Officer. He reiterated that A1E will always guide and support the community to achieve its goals.

A1E aims to build a sustainable, progressive, self-reliant and empowered community through the implementation of its CSR programs.