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Minette is a Certified Public Accountant. She has been in the field of Public Practice since 1988, being an audit staff at the SGV and Co., and, at present, a sole proprietor of her own firm, the M.I. Ame Accounting Office. She is also an advocate of Conservation, as she is currently Finance Manager of the Center for Conservation Innovation PH Inc. She also served the Fauna and Flora Inc. as Finance Manager in 2010.

The Cooperative Movement being one of her primary advocacies, she was appointed as by the CDA as member of the National Technical Working Groups for the development of Standard Chart of Accounts, Standard Audit System, Financial Reporting Framework, External Auditors’ Accreditation Guidelines for Cooperatives, and modules for External Auditors’ Accreditation Training. She is also a book writer, module developer, and lecturer for Cooperative Accounting and Audit.

Minette is an active member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) . Last 2015, she spearheaded the 70th PICPA Annual National Convention as its Convention Chair. At present, she is the Chair of the PICPA National Committee on Cooperative Development.

She is a recipient of the Rotary International Centennial Service Award for Professional Excellence in the field of Public Accountancy last 2005. She was awarded Outstanding PICPA Member for Southern Tagalog Region last 2005, and conferred a PICPA Special Achievement Award for Professional Development last 2008. She was PICPA’s Outstanding CPA in Public Practice for 2010.