Democrito 'Monie' Chiong, M.A.

International Scripture Engagement Coordinator, Senior Scripture Engagement Consultant

Degrees

  • M.A., Applied Linguistics, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL), Dallas, Texas, 2008
  • B.A., Agriculture/Animal Husbandry, La Salle Araneta University, Manila, Philippines, 1978

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Scripture Engagement Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • SIL International Scripture Engagement Coordinator, 2011–
  • Director, Scripture Engagement, SIL Asia Area, 2011–
  • Scripture Engagement Consultant, SIL Philippines Branch, 2009–
  • Adviser, Indigenous Christian Churches of the Philippines (ICCP), 2004–
  • Adviser, Northern Philippines Mother Tongue Translators Association (NPMTTA), 2000–
  • Founder/Adviser, Christian Mission for the Unreached, 1993–
  • Translator, Palanan Agta language project, 1988–
  • Adviser/Mentor, Paranan and Palanan Agta translators, 1988–

Other professional experience and service

  • Mentor, Paranan language project, The Seed Company, 2003–2007
  • Workshop Coordinator/Lecturer, Scripture Engagement for mother tongue translators in Northern Philippines

Professional memberships

  • Philippine Linguistic Society

Language proficiencies

  • Cebuano: ILR 5
  • Tagalog: ILR 4
  • Paranan: ILR 4
  • Palanan Agta: ILR 4
  • English: ILR 4
  • German: ILR 3
  • Surigaonon: ILR 3
  • Siquijor: ILR 3
  • Ayangan Ifugao: ILR 3

Research interests

  • Missiology
  • Anthropology
  • Community involvement
  • Church growth
  • Discipleship and leadership
  • Mentoring
P.O. Box 3666
Bagabag
3711  Nueva Vizcaya
Philippines