Officials and members of the Executive Council of the Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration (EROPA) convened on the afternoon of 16 September 2018 in its 64th meeting to revisit accomplishments of the past year and to tackle the issues the organization is facing and to plan the future endeavors of EROPA. The meeting was presided over by the Chair of the National Human Resources Development Institute (NHI), Korea.
The following officials attended the meeting: Ms. Yang Hyang Ja, President, NHI, Korea (Chair); Dr. Adi Suryanto, Chair, NIPA, Indonesia (1st Vice Chair); Mr. Bhupal Baral, Secretary, Ministry of General Administration, Nepal (2nd Vice Chair); Mr. David Cabanag, representing Ms. Alicia dela Rosa-Bala, Chair, Civil Service Commission, Philippines (3rd Vice Chair); and Dr. Prijono Tjiptoherijanto, Professor, University of Indonesia and Commissioner, Civil Service Commission, Indonesia (Auditor).
Meanwhile, Ms. Maria Anthonette Velasco-Allones, Executive Director, Career Executive Service Board; Ms. Risa Tanaka, Senior Deputy Director, Japan Council of Local Authorities for International Relations; and Dr. Peter K. Fong of the Hong Kong Public Administration Association, Hong Kong SAR, attended the meeting as group member representatives. Mr. Melanio Santella, Jr. and Dr. Prijono Tjiptoherijanto attended the meeting as individual member representatives. Dr. Orlando S. Mercado and Dr. Maria Fe Villamejor-Mendoza, EROPA Secretariat officials and ex-officio members of the council, also attended the meeting.