Construction of the new building started last March 14, 2012 and was built to accommodate the continuous growth in the institute’s activities and membership, member benefits, social responsibility programs and additional personnel services of the institution. It is located besides the existing IIEE building, on a 117sq m lot acquired in July 13, 1998. This new asset provides additional office space and training rooms, a technical document center, space for an extended library, dormitory for out-of-town IIEE members who wish to avail of low-cost temporary accommodation and additional function rooms.
Honored to be the ceremony’s Guest of Honor, Dr. Francisco L. Viray – former Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE) and current President and CEO of PHINMA Corporation – delivered his speech before the IIEE officers, members, staff and guests who graced this occasion. He acknowledged the zeal of the institution’s constituents, building on the contributions of the former IIEE officers, which continues to spin the wheels towards a robust professional organization since the date of its conception in 1975 and since his term as the IIEE National President in 1992.
Joining the ceremonial milestone are members of the Council of National Presidents (CNP), 2012 National President Jules S. Alcantara including members of the 2012 incumbent and 2013 elected Board of Governors, and Hon. Jaime V. Mendoza and Hon. Francis V. Mapile from the Board of Electrical Engineering. Also present to witness the event were members of the Ladies Auxiliary, committee chairmen and members, exhibitors, clients and contractors.