Virginia Sumalinog

Virginia Sumalinog
Alberta (AB)
Assistant Secretary
Chair, Education & Professional Training Committee
Vice-Chair, Family & Children Committee
Deputy Vice-Chair, Membership & Development Committee

Virginia Sumalinog is the Vice President of Philippine Business Society of Alberta (PBSA). She is a school teacher at the Catholic School Board in Alberta. She is also an entrepreneur, and is the owner of Ellwood Day Care and Out of School Care in Edmonton.

She holds a doctorate degree in Philosophy and is the only teacher immigrant in Alberta who was given an outright license by the Province to teach without going back to the university. In 2004, she was awarded the Best Teacher of the American International School in Alberta. Virginia also earned the recognition of being one of the Top 10 Alberta Women Entrepreneur, a Golden Balangay Award winner for Business, and a Filipino Champion Award recipient. She is currently upgrading her Law degree through the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

Virginia is from Cebu in the Philippines and is married to Aurelio, a Power 1 Engineer in Canada. They have 4 children: Miguel, a power engineer in Edmonton, Maria, a teacher at an international Canadian school in China, Elvira, a petroleum engineer/data analyst in Paris, France, and Rafael, a medical doctor in Vancouver.