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Joselito Espino is new Emon Lodge 179 worshipful master

EMON Lodge 179 on Saipan will have a new set of officers in 2018 led by Joselito C. Espino who was elected worshipful master.

Espino succeeds Wilfredo G. Ching.

The other officers are Arnel A. Metran, senior warden; Wendell M. Posadas, junior warden; Ching, treasurer; Romeo D. Malasarte, secretary; and Danile E. Banez, auditor.

Newly elected Emon Lodge 179 worshipful master Joselito C. Espino poses with other officers and members at the masonic temple in Chalan Piao.  Contributed photo

The election was held at the Emon Lodge 179 masonic temple in Chalan Piao.

“The officers were elected by secret ballot, and the election was very smooth,” Malasarte said.

One visiting member and 19 regular members attended the event which was held on Dec. 9, he added.

Malasarte said they hold an executive meeting on the second Saturday of every month.

As for their annual election, it is conducted on the second Saturday of December, he said, adding that Espino will officially assume his position after the installation of the new set of officers scheduled for Feb. 24 next year.

He said they have three new members: Christopher Manalo, Gerardo de Guzman and Raul Abordonado.