NEWS UPDATE: The 2014 Excellence in Environment Preservation will be given to Charlie Fedencio Balanon y Otero of La Union, The Philippines.

Info of him including his genealogy will be posted soon. He was nominated on line for this category. Our 12-person panel of judges came from 10 countries across the globe.


The 2013 Excellence in Environment Protection was given to ELIZABETH MORALES-AUSTRIA y SAUZA of Naujan, Mindoro Oriental, The Philippines.

She is the daughter of Rafael Morales and of Virginia Sauza y Advincula, the daughter of Concordia Advincula y Bautista and of Alejandro Sauza y Bautista, the son of Doña Maria Bautista y Gomez and of Don Pedro Jose Salvador Sauza y Sumulong, the son of Doña Natividad Sumulong and Don Juan Ruperto Sauza y Tuazon, the eldest son of Doña Matilde Tuazon y Dela Peña and of Don Miguel Juan Santiago Sauza y Berenguer de Marquina, the seventh child of Don Santiago Sauza and of  Doña Ysabel Berenguer de Marquina y Sumulong, the only child of Doña Demetria Sumulong y Lindo and of Señor Felix Berenguer de Marquina y FitzGerald, the 55th Governor-General of the Philippines of Alicante, Spain and from The Royal.& Noble House of FitzGerald of Ireland.

She is an elementary school teacher, licensed embalmer and funeral home owner back in her hometown Barcenaga, Naujan, Mindoro Oriental. She promotes always the importance of a balance ecosystem and the effects of a clean surrounding among her households, students and fellow community members. She also speaks about protecting Mother Earth in various events in her hometown. Small deeds, great results! Truly, remarkable and inspiring!  

You can now nominate for The Excellence in Environment Protection. This award is given to any living descendant of the Sauza family and of the Familia Sauza-Berenguer de Marquina who gave / gives remarkable contribution / contributions in the progress of promoting the preservation and protection of the environment in his / her place.    

Nominate On Line

When answering the Nominate On Line, the nomination should tell the story of what your nominee has done in the reference of the award you are nominating him / her for. Kindly give examples of how this excellent quality has been demonstrated. Kindly show your nominee has

* contributed in a distinctive way to improving the lot of those less able to help themselves;

* devoted himself / herself to sustained and selfless professional / voluntary service;

* shown innovation or creativity in delivering lasting results;

* described as vividly and precisely as possible the difference his / her contributions has made: How were things before they began? How are they now?;

* earned the respect of their peers and become a role model for others;

* produced, perhaps against the odds, sustained achievement that has required moral, courage, vision and the ability to make tough choices or determined application and hard work.

Your identity as the nominator is kept confidential by the 2014 Las Familias Unidas Secretariat and Committee on Awards. 

The Sauza and Berenguer de Marquina ancestry of your nominee will be checked by our archives-in-charge for reference and for award qualification.    

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