In gratitude to Ambassador Cuisia and Mrs. Victoria Cuisia
Saturday, May 21, 2016 5-8pm
Morgan State University Center for the Built Environment and Infra-structure Studies (CBEIS) – 5299 Perring Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21251


Philippine Fiesta
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium


Anniversary Ball
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Baltimore City





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About Us

Welcome to the website of Katipunan, Filipino-American Association of Maryland, Inc.!

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to developing social and educational programs that promote Filipino culture in Maryland as well as provide philanthropic opportunities to support charitable causes in both our state and in our homeland.

From spearheading the annual Fiesta Filipiniana in Baltimore County to hosting several social events and fundraisers throughout the year, Katipunan strives to strengthen the fabric of Maryland’s Filipino-American community.

We encourage you to join us as a member by filling out our free registration form or by supporting us through a donation. We appreciate your interest and hope to see you at a future event.


Find out more about Katipunan’s History.





Katipunan’s Officers and Board of Directors are committed volunteers who dedicate their time, energies and talents to promoting our mission.  Their efforts help Katipunan to foster goodwill and promote Philippine culture in Maryland.


  • President:   Emma Real
  • Vice President, Cultural:   Bing Slodzinski, Psy.D.
  • Vice President, Social:   Hermi Nudo
  • Vice President, Charitable:   Josie Thompson
  • Recording Secretary:   Josefina Jarina
  • Corresponding Secretary:   Jackie Piansay
  • Treasurer:   Linda Jacobo
  • Public Relations Officer (PRO):   Eliza Romero-Kovalsky
  • Sergeant at Arms:   Mary Anne Sabares-Klemm


Board of Directors:

  • Joe Adia
  • Mary Anne Akers, PhD
  • Nerissa Paglinauan Daniels
  • Toni Grandea, M.D.
  • Ching Jacobo
  • Tita Kenney
  • Ray S. Magno, M.D.
  • Lilia Mamaril-Ku
  • Hermi Nudo
  • Delia Sabundayo
  • Genevieve Vallar Sanders
  • Betsy Tolentino
  • Pio Valle, M.D.


Immediate Past President:

  • Luis Florendo