/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Philippines President
, Reliv International's managing director of
, to the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), one of that nation's most important sports organizations.
"Jolly's appointment to the Philippines Sports Commission signifies the respect he has gained for his leadership role at Little League Philippines," said
, executive vice president of worldwide sales for
"Being a PSC commissioner adds to Jolly's extensive involvement in
community," Montgomery added. "As the Philippine area coordinator for the Reliv Kalogris Foundation, he has established feeding programs run by 14 different organizations that provide free nutritional supplements to malnourished Filipinos. In addition, Jolly is vice chairman of the Direct Selling Association of
," he said. The association supports the professionalism and business ethics of direct sellers.
Gomez, whose given name is
Jose Luis Reyes Gomez
, is prominent in
sports circles for his role as an administrator for Little League Philippines, which sponsors youth baseball and softball games.
Gomez is one of three new PSC commissioners appointed by President Aquino. The other new PSC commissioners are
"Buddy" Andrada, former head of the Philippine tennis association, and Baseball Philippines head Joaquin "Chito" Loyzaga.
, a former PSC commissioner, was named chairman of the commission.
In his role as managing director of
, Gomez works with the nation's thousands of Reliv independent distributors to help them achieve financial independence and obtain optimal health. Reliv makes and markets nutritional supplements in 15 countries, including