Former UP Alumni Regent and UPAA President Ramon M. Maronilla

Former UP Alumni Regent and UP Alumni Association President Ramon M. Maronilla passed away on 23 February 2023. An Upsilon Sigma Phi alumnus, Regent Maronilla graduated from UP with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree in 1972.

He had a distinguished career as a litigation lawyer. He was previously an Associate of Atty. Dakila Castro. Later, he became a member of the Manila Chronicle’s Board of Advisers and President of the Citizen’s Legal Aid Society of the Philippines. He was President of Club Filipino during the centennial celebration of Philippine independence in 1998, a Legal Consultant of the Department of National Defense, and the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process from 2001 to 2004.

He served as President of the City of Malabon University from 2009 to 2019. As UP Regent and UPAA President, he was a Legal Consultant for the UP-Philippine General Hospital from 2015 to 2018. He envisioned UPAA as a stronger and more dynamic association to serve as a potent force in uplifting our country’s social, spiritual, moral, cultural, and political values, ready to face the challenges of the digital age.

Most importantly, Regent Maronilla was a paternal figure to his family and colleagues at work. He will be missed by many.

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📷 Misael Bacani, UP OVPPA-Media and Public Relations Office (MPRO)

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