Legislative commendations/resolutions as introduced and presented by
Senator Amanda L. Shelton in the 35th Guam Legislature
Resolution 332-35 (COR)
Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Carmen Kwek Santos for her many and valuable contributions to the Guam Community College and the community of Guam through her tireless commitment to serve and contribute her professional acumen as the Vice President of Finance and Administration at GCC.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution 332-35 (COR) to the late Carmen Kwek Santos's family at her memorial service at the Guam Community College in June 2020.
Resolution 304-35 (COR)
Recognizing Dr. Lawrence F. Kasperbauer as a recipient of the University of Guam Endowment Foundation and School of Education’s Lifetime Achievement Award; and commending him for his public service and contributions in the field of education.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution 304-35 to former senator, Dr. Lawrence Kasperbauer as he is inducted to the Educator Hall of Fame on February 22, 2020.
Resolution 297-35 (COR)
Congratulating the newly-elected Officers and Board of Governors of the Filipino-American Presidents Club of Guam (FAPCG) on the occasion of their induction; and commending the outgoing FAPCG Officers and Board of Governors and the club’s members for their tremendous humanitarian services and contributions to our island and the people of Guam.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution 297-35 (COR) to the FAPCG at their induction ceremony in February 2020.
Resolution 294-35 (LS)
Relative to recognizing the members of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Our Lady of Camarin Court No. 2047, on the Forty-eighth (48th) Year anniversary of their founding charter; and commending the members for their invaluable services and sacrifices to the community.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution 294-35 (COR) to the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Our Lady of Camarin Court No. 2047 at the Guam Congress Building.
Resolution 290-35 (LS)
Recognizing the president, students, alumni, faculty, staff, and administration of the University of Guam (UOG) on the celebration of the fifth-second (52nd) year anniversary of its Charter, and the sixty-eighth (68th) year anniversary of its founding; and commending the 2020 UOG Charter Day Committee for their continued efforts to invest in and strengthen the institution for the benefit of our people, our island, the region, and the world.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents a resolution to the University of Guam during their 67th year anniversary Charter Day celebration in 2019.
Resolution 287-35 (COR)
Recognizing the late Dr. Jose Quinene Cruz for his commitment to improving our island community’s education needs; and expressing condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.
Picture: Memorial service for the late Dr. Jose Quinene on January 27, 2020 at the University of Guam.
Resolution 282-35 (COR)
Relative to recognizing the observance of the twenty-fifth (25th) year anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service celebration; and commending the Serve Guam Commission, and the various groups and individuals, for their continued commitment and dedication in advocating for community service and youth involvement within our schools and our island communities.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution 282-35 (COR) during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service at the Agana Shopping Center on January 20, 2020.
Resolution 281-35 (COR)
Relative to recognizing the Korean Bowling Association of Guam for their community service throughout the island; and commending them for their support and contributions to the island of Guam.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution 281-35 (COR) to the Korean Bowling Association of Guam during their quarterly visit to Guma Trankilidat where they provide the senior' residents with beauty services.
Resolution 273-35 (LS)
Relative to recognizing the Filipino Ladies Association of Guam on their 59th Induction of Officers and Board of Directors, and the celebration of their 2019 Christmas Ball; and commending the Outgoing Officers and Board of Directors of the Association for their contributions to the betterment of our island.
Picture: Senator Shelton, Governor Lou Leon Guerrero, and members of FLAG at their Christmas & Induction Ball.
Resolution 265-35 and 266-35 (COR)
Relative to recognizing the University of Guam (UOG) Professional Master of Business Administration (PMBA) candidates of Fanuchånan 2019 for their contributions; and congratulating them on the completion of their Master’s Program at the UOG School of Business and Public Administration.
Recognizing the Fanuchånan 2019 graduating candidates of the University of Guam School of Business and Public Administration Master of Public Administration Homeland Security Cohort for their efforts in increasing awareness of the need for emergency management certification in the region; and commending them for their work and contributions to emergency management professionals.
Picture: UOG Public Administration and Business graduate students attend their hooding ceremony at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa in December 2019.
Resolution 263-35 (COR)
Relative to recognizing the International Women's Club of Guam for its social, cultural, and charitable contribitions to the island community; and commending the current IWCG President Ina Lee for her support and efforts to the organization.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution 263-35 (COR) to the IWCG during an event in December 2019.
Resolution 259-35 (COR)
Congratulating Justine Xu for representing Guam at the Winners Concert as First Prize winner of Golden Classical Music Awards New York International Competition at Carnegie Hall in November 2019 and to further extend an Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu′os Ma′åse′ to her for proudly representing our island and best wishes for continued success in her future endeavors.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution 259-35 (COR) to Justine Xu who is accompanied by her father, Attorney Nelson Xu, on December 5, 2019 at St. John's School in Tamuning, Guam.
Resolution 246-35 (LS)
Recognizing the University of Guam Breaking Wave Theatre Company (BWTC) for promoting and developing Guam's performing arts industry and showcasing the talents of our island's performing artists; and congratulating BWTC and Joyce Torres on the production and presentation of the one-woman stage show, Comfort.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution 246-35 (COR) to Joyce Torres and CJ Ochoco, producer and production manager of BWTC (L-R).
Resolution 228-35 (COR)
Recognizing the Catholic Daughters of the Americas (CDA) on the occasion of "Catholic Daughters of the Americas Day"
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution 228-35 (COR) to the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Guam Chapter as they celebrate at Papa's Restaurant on October 20, 2019.
Resolution 209-35 (COR)
Recognizing Heidi E. San Nicolas, PhD on the occasion of her retirement after more than 31 years of outstanding government servie; and commending her for her lifetime achievements, dedication, professionalism, and exceptional service.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution 209-35 (COR) to Dr. Heidi San Nicolas at the University of Guam on September 30, 2019.
Resolution 208-35 (COR)
Recognizing Guma' Rasan Acho' Latte on their 20th Anniversary and commending them for their commitment to perpetuating the CHamoru spirit of unity, culture, and tradition.
Picture: Photo taken from Guma Rasan Acho Latte Facebook's page.
Bill 197-35 (LS)
Seeking to modernize the University of Guam and update the UOG charter. The bill provides the institution with greater financial independence while strengthening its mission toward island sustainability.
Picture: Senator Shelton meets with student leaders of the University of Guam to discuss the UOG budget and how we can preserve their allotment and provide long term solutions for the university.
Resolution 189-35 (LS) and 190-35 (LS)
Resolutions to Department of Public Health and Social Services retirees Mr. Jesse Garrido and Ms. Joy Villanueva for their service to the government and the people of Guam.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents resolutions Mr. Jesse Garrido (second from left) and Ms. Joy Villanueva (second from right), with DPHSS Director Linda Unpingco-DeNorcey at their retirement celebration at the Fiesta Guam Resort on August 30, 2019.
Resolution 188-35 (LS)
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women suffrage, and to celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements built by courageous women—and to further recognize and commend the CHamoru and Guamanian women whose contributions have paved the way toward progress and success for all.
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution 188-35 (LS) to the Bureau of Women's Affairs Director Jayne Flores, the American Association of University Women (AAUW), and the University of Guam Women and Gender Studies program with Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and UOG faculty.
Resolution 178-35 (LS)
Congratulating the Guam Territorial Band and the Tumon Bay Youth Orchestra on winning the Gold Award and Command Performance at the 2019 Australian International Music Festival in Sydney!
Picture: Senator Shelton presents Resolution178-35 (COR) with Senator Kelly Marsh-Taitano to recipients at the Guam Congress Building on August 30, 2019.