May 02, 2022

Vargas elected to fifth straight term as PBA chairman

TNT Tropang Giga governor Victorico "Ricky" Vargas has just been elected to a fifth straight term as chairman of the PBA Board of Governors.

Vargas was again voted by acclamation during the board's annual planning session in Boracay over the weekend, further validating his peers' trust and confidence on his leadership.

Bobby Rosales of Terrafirma kept his post as vice chairman while Phoenix Super LPG's Raymond Zorrilla was elected as treasurer, succeeding Alaska's Dicky Bachmann.

Also part of the executive committee is Atty. Melvin Mendoza as corporate secretary and legal counsel.

Vargas, Rosales and Zorrilla announce the league's plans and programs for the coming 47th season of the league in an online media conference Wednesday.

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Members of the PBA board are confident the league is ready go forward even with the economy still reeling from the ill effects of the pandemic.

They're ready to play their roles in providing the nation the best sports entertainment, with the board working hand in hand with the Commissioner's Office, led by Willie Marcial who is to serve his fifth term as commissioner.

"The board had a successful planning session, and the league is excited to execute the plans and programs crafted, looking forward to sustain whatever momentum we've got noong makabalik laro tayo in front of the fans in the last Governors' Cup," said Marcial.

"We are all hoping derechong makabangon at makabawi ang ating bansa mula sa hagupit ng pandemya. The PBA, for our part, will do our best na makapagbigay kasiyahan sa Filipino basketball fans," Marcial added.

The PBA is set to resume play with Season 47 opening in June. (SB)

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