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James L. Lactao is Vice Director of the Center for Student Affairs, and former Head of the Office of Student Mentoring, Guidance & Counseling at the University of Asia & the Pacific (UA&P). He has been a teacher & mentor for almost 20 years, & has recently been conducting mentor trainings for teachers, NGO personnel &medical doctors. In July 2018, he was the Head of the Scientific Committee of the 1st International Mentoring Conference held in Pasig City, Philippines. He organized the 1st National Conference on Youth Mentoring in the Philippines in 2013. He has helped develop the mentor training modules in UA&P. Prior to his work in the university, he was Director of Lantaka Boys Club for almost a decade, & has served as Camp Director of several Lantaka Summer Camps. He was a teacher, guidance counselor, & mentor at PAREF Northfield School for Boys. He has done hundreds of hours of volunteer work in helping underprivileged kids through academic tutorials, & training of volunteer tutors. He has provided psychosocial support to children & adult victims of typhoons in his country. He has organized visits to the sick & the elderly with the help of some college students. He is currently studying at the University of the Philippines, taking up PhD in Education, major in Educational Psychology.
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