Ms. Fely A. Quitevis of the Precious Properties of Pahrump, Nevada and Santa Clarita, California and President and CEO of Precious Care, a 24/7 private care agency in Las Vegas and Pahrump. ( jGLiPhoto )
By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA (email@example.com)
(© 2012 Journal Group Link International)
A leading Filipino American in Las Vegas and in suburban Pahrump in Nevada is having her plate full by attending the 2012 Republican National Convention next week and by joining a Nevada delegation to Turkey next month that will “develop better economic understanding and relations between Turkey and Nevada.”
A commercial and residential real estate businesswoman (Precious Properties of Pahrump, NV and Santa Clarita, California) and private care (Precious Care in Las Vegas and Pahrump) agency executive, Ms. Fely A. Quitevis will be joined in her trip to Tampa, Florida by another active Las Vegas community leader, Minerva “Minnie” G. Wimperis, treasurer of the University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Nevada and vice president of the UP Alumni Association –Berkeley Chapter and member of the Board of Trustees of the Diablo Art Association in Walnut Creek, California.
Ms. Quitevis was delegate at the GOP convention in St. Paul 2008 while Ms. Wimperis will be attending this convention for the first time.
Some 2,286 delegates and 2,125 alternate delegates from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories will gather together to nominate the “next president of the United States at the 40th Republican National Convention.”
REPRESENTATIVSE OF ASIAN AMERICANS IN NEVADA
“We are not delegates but we are representing the Asian Americans in Southern Nevada for Mitt Romney at the Aug. 27-30 Republican convention,” Ms Quitevis said. A Nye County, Nevada chairman of the Republican Party Central Committee for the last five years, Ms. Quitevis has also led in forming Asian American Republicans in Nevada.
Ms. Quitevis will also be away from September 9-17 to join the trip of the Nevada Economic Development Authority led by Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian K. Krolicki to Istanbul, Turkey to meet with Mr. Serban Suzer of the Suzer Group; the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board, Mr. Ibrahim Caglar; the Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board; Turkish American Business Council, Association of Turkish Travel Agencies; Energy Efficiency Organization of Turkey and Turkish Ministries of Energy and Economy; and an Istanbul tour.
Other members of the Nevada delegation are Elizabeth N. Fretwell, Las Vegas City Manager; Joseph W. Brown of the Fennemore Craig Jones Vargas Law Firm; Brig Lawson, Director of Business Partnership of Las Vegas Conventions and Visitors Authority; Dilek Samil, Nevada Energy Chief Operations Officer; Ms. Quitevis friend and businessman Russ Bateman; Fatma Yuceler, Turkish Airlines WesternUSA General Manager; Ismael Onat, President of Association of Turkish Americans in Nevada and Turkish Global Business and Convention Authority.