I MINA'TRENTAI KUÅTTRO NA LIHESLATURAN GUÅHAN 2017 (FIRST)

 

Regular Session Resolution No. 65-34 (COR)

 

Introduced by: Telena Cruz Nelson

Therese M. Terlaje

Régine Biscoe Lee

Louise B. Muña

Mary Camacho Torres

 

Relative to recognizing and commending the Honorable Alicia Anne Garrido Limtiaco for her outstanding accomplishments as the United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands; and to further extending Un Dångkolo Na Si Yuʹos Maʹåse to her for her commitment and exemplary service to the people of Guam and to Guam’s justice system.

 

           BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COMMITTEE ON RULES OF I

 MINA'TRENTAI KUÅTTRO NA LIHESLATURAN GUÅHAN:

 

WHEREAS, Alicia Anne Garrido Limtiaco was born on August 7, 1963, and is

 the proud daughter of Francisco and Julia Limtiaco; and

WHEREAS, Alicia Limtiaco received her Bachelor of Science Degree in

 Business Administration from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1985,

 and her Juris Doctorate from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

 School of Law in 1990; and

 

 WHEREAS, Alicia Limtiaco worked as an Adjunct Faculty and Assistant

Professor with the University of Guam, College of Professional Studies, School of Business and Public Administration, for close to eight (8) years; and served with the

Guam Community College, Criminal Justice Program and Basic Law Enforcement  

Academy for over six (6) years, training potential candidates of Guam’s law

enforcement sector; and

 

WHEREAS, Alicia Limtiaco served as an elected Attorney General of Guam

 from January 1, 2007 to June 21, 2010; and

WHEREAS, in February 2010, Alicia Limtiaco was nominated by President

Barack Obama to serve as the United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the

Northern Mariana Islands; and she was confirmed by the United States Senate in April

2010. The first Chamorro female United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and

the Northern Mariana Islands, she served honorably until March 13, 2017; and

 

 WHEREAS, throughout her successful career, Alicia has received numerous

commendations from various organizations, such as the 1999 “Outstanding Woman of

the Year” award. In 2012, Alicia Limtiaco was honored as the “Soroptimist Founder

 Region Ruby Award” recipient in California for her role in empowering women in their

personal and professional activities; and

 

WHEREAS, in 2013, Alicia Limtiaco was honored with several prestigious

 national awards including the “Patriot Award” from the Employer Support of the Guard

 and Support (ESGR), a Department of Defense program, and the “Visionary Voice

  Award” from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, which honors individuals

  throughout the country for their outstanding work in the field of anti-sexual violence

 within their communities; and

  WHEREAS, Alicia Limtiaco was also honored as the recipient of the “2015

  Alumnus of the Year Award” by the UCLA Asian Pacific Islander Law Students

  Association, in recognition of her contributions to the Asian and Pacific Islander

 communities; and she is the first Pacific Islander to receive the award; and  

 

 WHEREAS, Alicia Limtiaco has been a huge advocate for upholding the dignity

  of human life through her tireless efforts in combating human sex trafficking; and she

  has been involved in spearheading the formation of task forces and the implementation

  of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) requirements by the

 Government of Guam; and

 

 WHEREAS, Alicia Limtiaco has served as the Ninth Circuit Lawyer

  Representative for the U.S. District Court of Guam; as a Judicial Extern with the United

  States Court for the Central District of California; and as a Law Clerk for the Superior

 Court of Guam; and

 

  WHEREAS, Alicia Limtiaco celebrates her service to the island of Guam with

  her husband, Vince Munoz, and their daughter, Julia Faye Munoz; now therefore, be it

  RESOLVED, that the Committee on Rules of I Mina'Trentai Kuåttro Na

  Liheslaturan Guåhan does hereby, on behalf of I Liheslaturan Guåhan and the people

  of Guam, recognize and commend the Honorable Alicia Anne Garrido Limtiaco for her

  outstanding accomplishments as the United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam

 and the Northern Mariana Islands; and does further extend Un Dångkolo Na Si Yuʹos

  Maʹåse to her for her commitment and exemplary service to the people of Guam and to

  Guam’s justice system; and be it further

 

  RESOLVED, that the Speaker and the Chairperson of the Committee on Rules

  certify, and the Legislative Secretary attest to, the adoption hereof, and that copies of

  the same be thereafter transmitted to the Honorable Alicia Anne Garrido Limtiaco; and

  to the Honorable Edward J.B. Calvo, I Magaʹlåhen Guåhan.

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