9th from a 13th siblings of the late-manila city engineer alfredo balane, sr. and private school teacher feliza cortez balane, Born on october 4, 1957, married to former florida antaran matubang with two bless childrens: flordeliz matubang balane and alfredo matubang balane III. Former presidents: Education Press Club, Ministry of Local Government Press Association, Bureau of Internal Revenue Press Club, Quezon City Press Association and a life-time member of the National Press Club of the Philippines. Founder of Bago-Bantay United Organization - president emeritus of Samahan ng Kapitbahayan sa Miramonte (SAMA-KAMI). chairman of the board the BALANE FAOUNDATION INCORPORATED. Elected barangay kagawad of the Barangay 180, Zone 16, District 1, North Caloocan City. Elected punong barangay of Barangay 180.Department Head of Caloocan City's Labor and Industrial Relations Office-Public Employment Services Office (LIRO-PESO) Reporter/Columnist: American based Pilipino Reporter International Magazine, balita, diaryo pinoy, pilipino mirror, remate, media practitioner/consultant and a freelance journalist.