Manel R. Pamaran, 82, was appointed as member of board of advisers since August 16, 2007. He is engaged in private law practice under a firm name Pamaran Ramos & Partners Law Offices. At present, he is the Dean, College of Law, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Pasay; Member, Board of Trustees, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Pasay; Member, Board of Regents, Universidad de Manila; legal consultant, Office of the Mayor, Pasay City; Lecturer, U.P. Law Center; President, Hunters, ROTC Guerilla Association; member, Vice President for Charter Organization, Supreme Council, Veterans Federation of the Philippines; member, executive Board as Vice President for Charter Organization, VFP; member, Board of Trustees, Veterans World War II; appointed by the Supreme Court as member of the Sub-committee on the Revision of Rules on Criminal Procedure under the Committee on the Revision of the Rules of Court. He was appointed as the President Justice of Sandiganbayan in December 1978 and retired on June 7, 1986. He was the Legal Consultant, Office of the Vice-President, Philippines 1996 to 1998. He served as Presidential Assistant on Justice, Office of the President 1998 to 2001; Member, Board of Trustees, City College of Manila.
He graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Laws at Manuel L. Quezon University and Master of Laws major in Taxation, Political Law and Labor Law at Far Eastern University.