The members of the ASEACCU Executive Board composed of Rev. Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O.P. (Phlippines), Dr. Kuncoro Foe (Indonesia), Mr. Glen Chatelier (Thailand), Prof. Takashi Hayashita (Japan), Rev. Fr. Choi Jun Gui (Korea), Dr. Chou Shieu-Ming (Taiwan), and Prof. Peta Sanderson (Australia) had a meeting last November 7, 2016 at the Assumption University in Bangkok Thailand.
ASEACCU Executive Board Meeting in Assumption University of Thailand, Bangkok (From left to right: Mr. Chatelier, Fr. Miranda OP, Prof. Sanderson, Fr. Choi, Prof. Hayashita, Dr. Chou, Fr. Dagohoy, OP, Bro. Bancha, Dr. Foe, Asst. Prof. Aiden Yeh)
They discussed the strategic direction ASEACCU will take, which includes strengthening collaboration through joint collaboration of articles publication in accredited academic journals and sharing of information through shared data on research among ASEACCU members. Strengthening collaboration can be done via the ASEACCU newsletter, website, and student forum. Another is to articulate a common Catholic identity among ASEACCU members through annual conferences, and student and staff Catholic formation for future leadership. ASEACCU also intends to focus on contextualizing regional and local issues as well as strengthen the organizational governance through biannual meetings and reports of its executive board, identify achievable projects that are beneficial to ASEACCU members, and institutionalize membership feedback mechanism. The next ASEACCU Executive Board meeting is set on April 24-26, 2017 in Manila.