NEWS + INFORMATION
On January 2017, Al Yanger and Jose Guevara of GPSI Guam traveled to the Philippines to meet with local companies including MAS2 and Universal Engineering Company, Ltd. to discuss potential business and partnering in the Philippines. The team was able to visit the U.S. Embassy and specifically, the USAID and the Department of Commerce Commercial Service Liaison Office. They also had the opportunity to visit NAVFAC Pacific and the Joint U.S. Military Advisory Group (JUSMAG). An invitation was extended to revisit the Philippines and attend the Asian Development Bank Business Conference in April 2017.
On Saturday, February 11, 2017, GPSI Guam’s President, Al Yanger, and CEO, Frank Dumanal, toured the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. They took time to pose with Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (ABH) Crane in the USS Carl Vinson’s hangar deck. Homeported in San Diego, CA, the 4.5 acre aircraft carrier made its first port call of its current deployment.
During the Guam Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Board Elections, GPSI Guam’s President, Albert T. Yanger, was voted as one of six (6) voting directors elected to serve a three-year term with the Guam Chamber of Commerce. His term starts in 2017. Congratulations Al from Team GPSI and from all your friends and relatives!
To read more about the Guam Chamber of Commerce Board Elections results, please follow the link below:
Al is this year’s Chairperson for the Guam Chamber of Commerce Small Business Expo & Outreach Event to be held at the Grand Ballroom, Hyatt Regency, on Thursday, June 30, 2016.
The Chamber also welcomed author and prison consultant, Michael G. Santos, as its guest speaker who spoke about his own personal journey through 26 years in federal prison, the challenges faced by those in prison and the opportunities for reentry into the community, as well as the role of the business community and employers.
GPSI Guam was approached by DOCOMO Pacific to provide ground support for the 66th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Western Pacific. The conference was held at the Hyatt Regency, Guam on October 12-16, 2015.
About 250 professionals, including 150 committee members, reviewed WHO’s progress over the past year to reach consensus on five health challenges affecting the Western Pacific Region.
— Viral hepatitis
— Universal health coverage
— Urban health
— Violence and Injury prevention
Partnered with Budazu Electric, GPSI Guam installed a LAN and all necessary equipment to make telecommunication and network communications necessary. GPSI Guam configured 13 Wireless AP’s throughout the Hyatt Regency Guam Resort Board and Conference rooms in support of WHO and their conference participants. A separate Guest Wi-Fi was also provided for all attending Guest.
Led by Chuck Rios, GPSI Guam also provided program and operational network support before and during the conference.
The entire event was televised to all United Nations and US Embassy personnel around the globe via live video streaming