November 1930 – Shipmate Daniel O’Neil of Branch #29 was elected as the 4th Regional President West Coast.
January 17, 1932 – Cavite City, Philippines Branch #36 was the first of two overseas branches to be authorized at the 2nd quarter National Board of Directors meeting. The second was the Canal Zone/Cristobal, Panama Branch #39.
1936 – La Union City, Philippines Branch #80 chartered
November 1936 – With all of the membership growth the FRA had gone through, the West Coast Region is split into 2 separate regions. The newly established Northwest Regional territory was established as being ‘the area north of the California/Oregon State line through Washington and all Pacific overseas Branches.’
Shipmate Milo Pavonak, of Seattle Branch #18 was elected as the first NW Regional President.
1937 – Manila Branch #82 and San Pedro, Philippines Branch #83 chartered. The position of Regional Vice President of the Philippines established.