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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Somerado M. Pandapatan
Director II DepEd, ARMM, Cotabato City
Dr. Raymundo P. Arcega, CESE
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa
Consuelo A. Cabrera
Supervising Administrative Officer
Lipa City Government
Florante Flores Alvero
Former OIC, Department Manager
San Pablo City Water District
Dir. Ronaldo V. De Castro
City Personnel Officer
Local Government of Lipa City
Rolando I. Gonzalez Jr.
Municipality of San Pascual, Batangas
| Public Relations Officer (PRO)|
Anna Zenaida Unte Alonto
OIC Schools Division Superintendent
City Schools Division, Marawi City
Dir. Loreta G. Ayson
Department of Energy
Atty. Edelwina dG. Parungao
HR Manager (Ret.), Local Water Utilities Administration
Atty. Julio R. Navarrete
Senior Vice President (Ret.), Gov't Service Insurance System
Benito "Ben" S. Mayuga
Executive Assistant III
Municipal Hall, Calaca, Batangas
Jacqueline A. Landicho
City Government Assistant Department Head
Tanauan City, Batangas
Virginia dC. Valencia
former AO V Baguio Gen. Hospital
Asliah M. Maniri
Administrative Officer V Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education - BARMM
Junaida P. Undac
School Head Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education - BARMM
Ligaya P. Jorge
A Career Executive Service Officer , Mrs. Bactad is presently a member of the Assessment Center of the Career Executive Service Board (CESB), Civil Service Commission and the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP). As an assessor, she is accredited to determine the qualifications and competence of a prospective career executive service officer.
Until recently, she was consultant on Complex Management at the Cultural of the Philippines after retiring as Assistant Vice-President for Administration. Her first stint in government was as Director of the Human Resource Management of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), after EDSA I.Before joining government she held various positions in academe: Professor Centro Escolar University College of Arts & Sciences, Associate Professor and concurrent Department Head, College of Arts and Sciences of the Philippine Women’s University; Director of the Professional and Career Development of Medical Center Manila; Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences of the Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC) Manila and Administrator of EAC Cavite.
A doctoral candidate in Administration and Supervision and Adult Education from the Boston University, Massachusetts, USA; she holds a Certificate of Advance Graduate Studies on Educational Management from the same university; Certificate on Human Resource Development & Management from the Australian National University; a double baccalaureate—BSE Mathematics and AB English; and a double Masterate: English and Psychology from CEU.
Ms. Bactad is a lifetime member and the incumbent President of POAP, a lifetime member of the Philippine Association of Technical Assistance Participants (PATAP), the umbrella organization of recipients of scholarships/fellowships/grants under bilateral or multilateral training programmes of the Philippines and foreign governments or international organizations.
She was a recipient of, among others, a JICA training program on Disaster Management in Tokyo, Japan, an AIDAB advance course on Human Resource Management in Canberra, Australia, and a special course on Total Quality Management in Boston, MA, conducted by the American Management Association.
She is one of the Vice-Presidents and member of the Board of Directors of the Confederation of Government Employee Organizations (COGEO), and sits as Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Akap Sa Bata, Inc.
Ms. Bactad was a member of the American Society of Training & Development (ASTD) and the Council of Department Heads of English.
Atty. Julio R. Navarrete
Atty. JULIO RUIZ NAVARRETE is an incorporator and charter member of the Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines, bringing more than four decades of experience and expertise as a human resources practitioner. Appointed as a POAP officer and director since the early 1990s, he currently serves the association as Auditor, and chairs the standing committees on Legal Rules, Legislation, Finance and Execom. He has previously served POAP in other capacities, including President and Vice-President.
Devoting his career to the public sector, Atty. Navarrete joined the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Human Resources Group in 1961. Hired as a clerk, Jules rose through the ranks: after learning the ropes in various assistant positions, he was promoted to division chief then department manager, eventually becoming Vice-President of the Human Resources Group, and ultimately Senior Vice-President for Administration while concurrently heading the General Insurance Group. A Career Executive Service Officer (CESO) Rank III, he was awarded a plaque of Distinguished Service by Civil Service Commission chair Karina Constantino-David upon his retirement -- “for his commitment and dedication as a public manager at the GSIS and for having exemplified the ideals of a CESO as a leader, expert and change agent.”
Atty. Navarrete was educated at the University of the Philippines, there earning his Associate in Arts, Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), and Bachelor of Laws degrees. A GSIS scholarship grantee, he completed his Masters in Business Administration at Ateneo de Manila, with his dissertation “GSIS Performance Appraisal System, A Critical Analysis”. His recommendations were adopted by the GSIS Board of Trustees, approved by the Civil Service Commission, and implemented to the GSIS personnel force.
His other credentials include memberships in the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, the Assessment Center of the Career Executive Services Board, and the Development Academy of the Philippines. Previously, he has been a member of the Board of the Directors of the National Reinsurance Corporation of the Philippines, as well as director of ASEAN Forum G-G Inc.
Nelilita M. Tanggor
Lifetime member of the Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines. Member, Board of Directors 2012-2014.
Employed at the Bureau of the Treasury and presently holding the position of Administrative Officer V, at the Human Resource Management Division.
She is a Member of the Board of Directors of National Treasury Employees Union (NATREU) of the Bureau of the Treasury since 2008. She is the Chairman of Membership Committee of NATREU in 2012.
In 2009, she was the Vice-Chair of the Election Committee of the National Treasury Multipurpose Cooperative (NATCOCU), a multipurpose cooperative of employees of the Bureau of the Treasury. In 2012, she was appointed as Secretary of the Credit Committee.
She is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Finance and Master of Public Administration, in Manuel L. Quezon University, Manila and Master in Business Administration in International Academy in Management and Economics, Makati City.
She is pro-active and self-motivated person.
Dr. Raymundo P. Arcega, CESE
Dr. Raymundo P. Arcega, is a multi-faceted man. He is a dynamic leader, a well-rounded educator, and a devout family man.
He is the President of the University of the City of Muntinlupa. Prior to his appointment as PLMUN President, he is the Chancellor and concurrently the Vice President for Administration and Finance and Dean, College of Arts and Sciences of the Lyceum of the Philippines University- Laguna.
He is also the Chairman of the Board and Chancellor of Diliman Educational Corporation and Education Consultant of the City of Malabon University Manila and Governor Alfonso D. Tan College in Mindanao. He was recently appointed as the Chairman of the National Network of Quality Assurance Agencies (NNQAA) and also serving as President and Executive Director of the Commission on Accreditation for Local Colleges and Universities (ALCUCOA) and Executive Director of the Association of Local Colleges and Universities (ALCU) and ALCU Athletic Association.
As an Organization Development and Human Resources practitioner, he led organizational change in different capacities. He became University President of the Pamantasan ng Cabuyao, College President of Colegio ng Lungsod ng Batangas, Vice President for Academic Affairs Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa, Executive Vice President, Vice President for Administration and Finance and Human Resource Management Officer of the University of Makati, Director for Human Resources of the Ospital ng Makati, Dean, College of Business and Accountancy of the University of Batangas and Principal and Dean of Student Affairs of Rosa Sevilla Memorial School.
In 2019, he initially served as Human Resource Official of the Pambansang Pangasiwaan ng Patubig (NIA), a Government Owned Control Corporation under the Office of the President and also shortlisted for Presidency of Batangas State University in 2014, Southern Luzon State University in 2015, Cavite State university in 2016, Technological University of the Philippines in 2018 and Laguna Polytechnic State University in 2019.
Other than a Human Resource practitioner, he is a well-rounded educator. Dr. Arcega is a trainer on the Development of Human Resources, Productivity Tools and Organization, Cooperative Management, as well as Community Organizing.
The repertoire of academic institutions where he honed his teaching skills is long and well- reputed. Among his teaching stints include Far Eastern University, Philippine Normal University, De La Salle University-College of St. Benilde, Miriam College, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, University of Makati, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa, Taguig City University, Pateros Technological College, United Doctors Medical Center Colleges, Fishers Valley College and St. Michael College of Laguna among others.
He has conducted training programs in government institutions and private companies, including abroad. Aside from currently being a visiting Professor, he is a research presenter and speaker in Singapore, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Hongkong, Sri-Lanka, China, Korea, and Japan.
As a dedicated public servant, he wrote the book “Philippine Community Development” and “Karangalan at Katapatan sa Serbisyo Publiko” which was published by the Civil Service Commission in its 100 Years. He wrote books in Human Resource Management, Strategic Management and Consumer Behavior.
His undying commitment to serve the country and people through education, people empowerment, youth development and peace advocacy was proven in his stint as Vice President of the Professors World Peace Academy (PWPA), Vice President of United Nations Association of the Philippines (UNAP), Director, Public Relations Officer and Lifetime Member of the Personnel Officer Association of the Philippines (POAP) and Director for Youth Affairs of the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA-Makati). He also served as Chairman of the Makati Education Sub-Sector and Chairman of Makati First TQM Core Group.
He is a consistent recipient of FEU Teaching Performance Excellence Award and has been named as FEU Outstanding Alumni in 2019 and Outstanding Administrative Employee (Officer Level) of the University of Makati in 1997.
He finished his Doctorate degree in Business Administration at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and his Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the Ateneo De Manila University. He earned the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Far Eastern University. He went to postgraduate education in Industrial Relations at the University of the Philippines, Public Administration at the University of Santo Tomas, Social Science Education at the Philippine Normal University, and Bachelor of Laws at Manuel L. Quezon University School of Law. He successfully passed the Career Executive Service Eligibility Examination.
Dr. Raymundo P. Arcega is an epitome of a modern-day educator and manager, progressive-minded, dynamic mover and highly adaptive to the changing needs of the fast moving generation.
Atty. Edelwina dG. Parungao
Atty. Edelwina “WINNIE” de Guia Parungao was born in Naga City, Camarines Sur. She finished Bachelor of Arts, major in Economics and Philosophy and Bachelor of Laws from the St. Louis University in Baguio City. She passed the Bar in 1973. She is happily married to Dr. Daniel M. Parungao and they now reside in Quezon City.
Atty. Parungao engaged in the private practice of law for two (2) years and joined government service in 1976, first working as a Legal Counsel of the Export Processing Zone Authority, (now the PEZA) and in 1978, she transferred to the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) where she started as a Legal Counsel; promoted to Head Executive Assistant concurrent Board Secretary and later headed the Human Resources Management Department (HRMD) as Department Manager in 1987 until she retired in 2011; under the HRMD were three (3) divisions, namely the Personnel Division, Training Division and the Clinic. While in LWUA, she was actively involved in various interagency committees as an officer, including the Bids and Awards Committee, Provident Fund Corporation and the Credit Cooperative.
While working at the LWUA, she was given special assignments either as a 6th member of the Board or Chairperson of water districts all over the country She was also involved in collaborative partnerships/networking with the CSC, COA, DBM and other government agencies. She was tapped to be a resource speaker for training programs for LWUA and water districts.
She attended various training programs, locally and abroad as a scholar in the USA under the USAID and in Australia under the AIDAB program. She is a graduate of the CSC Executive Leadership Management (ELM) Program as well the Career Executive Service Development Program XXI conducted by the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) and was conferred the rank of CESO V.
While still in government service and even after her retirement, Atty. Parungao was and still is actively engaged as an accredited Assessor, Validator as well as a Panel Interviewer of the Career Executive Service Board (CESB). She received various awards from the CESB, the agency mandated to screen candidates applying for Career Executive Service (CES) Eligibility or be conferred a rank as a Career Executive Officer (CESO). She was recognized by the CESB by way of consistently giving her yearly awards as an Outstanding Assessor (2nd stage of eligibility process), Validator (3rd stage) and Panel Interviewer (4th and final stage) starting 2013 through 2017.
Atty. Parungao started her stint as an Assessor when the screening for CES applicants was still with the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), which technology was later transferred to the CESB. While working as an Assessor with the CESB, she was also invited to be an Assessor by the Jollibee Corporation, the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the DICT.
A lifetime member of the Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines, she held various positions in the POAP Board of Directors and belongs to the pool of POAP resource speakers; she is occasionally tapped for its various training programs, and is invited to be a resource speaker by other private and government agencies as well.
She is an active member of the Couples for Christ and the Marriage Encounter Foundation of the Philippines.
Her credo is age is a number and it carries with it the wealth of experience and knowledge. Thus, it would be an honor and privilege to share it with others, towards professionalizing the bureaucracy and being of service and help to others.
Lea M. Mendiola
A Career Executive Service Officer V (CESO V), and former Department Manager III, Human Resource Development Dept. of the GSIS, has been with the POAP Board since 2003. An experienced human resource manager and corporate decision maker, Mrs. Mendiola joined government in 1978 shortly after finishing Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, from the Philippine Christian University in 1976. In 1996, she completed her Master’s Degree in Government Management from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila.
Mrs. Mendiola rose from the ranks in GSIS starting as Secretary to the Vice-President, Systems and Methods Group, and subsequently promoted to the following positions as Methods Analyst I, Organizations and Systems Analyst II, Human Resource Management Officer IV, Corporate Executive Officer I, and finally Department Manager III. Among the trainings and seminars she has attended are: Modern Project Management: A Structured Approach to Managing Projects; Managing Corporate Governance in Asia: Basic Course on Corporate Governance, Trainers’ Training Development Program on Values Integration for Government Renewal (VTPDP-VIGOR), Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Training of Trainers on Organization Management by Filipino Values and Trainers’ Training on Training Design and Methodology.
Teresita G. Arceo
A Career Executive Service Officer (CESO III), has just retired from the government service. Her Last position was Director of the Civil Service Commission’s Integrated Records Management Office. Her stint in the government started as a Secondary School Teacher in the Department of Education, Division of Sorsogon. She transferred to the Wage Commission as a Personnel Officer, and later Administrative Officer. She moved to the Department of Labor as Personnel Services Chief. Again, she transferred to the Civil Service Commission as a Conciliator and later was promoted as Head Executive Assistant, Assistant Regional Director and Director IV.
She has a rich experience and substantive knowledge of government policies, programs and operations particularly in the area of personnel administration. Mrs. Arceo has attended various local and overseas training courses, mostly on public administration and personnel management.
As a member of the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) Assessment Center, she is one of those accredited to determine the qualifications and competence of a prospective career executive service eligible or officer.
Mrs. Arceo holds a baccalaureat (Bachelor of Science in Education-Mathematics) from the National University and a masterate (Public Administration) from the University of the Philippines.
Mrs. Arceo is a member of the POAP pool of trainers.
Arturo T. Lising
Retired as Chief of the Human Resource Development Division, Office of the Secretary, Department of Agriculture on January 5, 2007. Master in Public and Business Administration w/o thesis from the De La Salle University; Master in National Security Administration, National Defense College of the Philippines with a rank of Full Colonel as a Reserve Officer of the Philippine Marine Corps.
He has undergone series of trainings on Productivity and Quality Management conducted by the Development Academy of the Philippines and Human Resource Development seminars sponsored by the College of Public Administration, University of the Philippines and the Civil Service Commission. He is an accredited Values Orientation Workshop (VOW) and Supervisory Development Course (SDC) trainor of the Civil Service Commission. A Board of Director of the Government Officers Training Association of the Philippines (GTOAP), concurrent Board of Director and PRO of the POAP. A PATAP scholar to Japan in 1986, AIDAB grantee on Human Resource Management and Development training in Canberra, Australia in 1992 and participant to the International Conference on Human Resource Development Interventions, sponsored by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) in June 1995 in Dallas, Texas. A graduate of the Philippine College of Arts and Trades with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Industrial Arts. “Art” as he is fondly called by friends has a special training and certificate in sports and physical fitness from the Marcos Sports Academy (National College of Physical Education) at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, served as the Sports Director of the Department of Agriculture.
He has served as Resource Person on Values Orientation Workshop (VOW) and Supervisory Development Course (SDC) in various government agencies including the Bangko Central ng Pilipinas (BSP) and facilitator in Team Building Sessions at the national College of Public Administration and Government (NCDPAG) at the University of the Philippines.
Participant of a study mission on Agricultural Extention Methodology to Thailand and Australia in 1988 and Study Tour to Beijing China as part of the MNSA Curriculum in 1990.
A Fourth Degree in the Knights of Columbus and a lecture/Commentator in the Arch Diocese of Antipolo.
Virginia De Castro– Valencia
A graduate of Master in Public Administration at Baguio Central University of Baguio City, Mrs. Valencia is an active member of the Light of Jesus Family, Lourdes Parish Church and promoter/devotee of the Divine Mercy all in Baguio City.
Mrs. Valencia retired from Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center, a retained hospital under the Department of Health after 44 years of committed and dedicated service of which she served the hospital for ten years as Administrative Officer V or the Chief, Administrative Officer. She was the Financial and Management Chief and Officer-In-Charge - Chief, Administrative Officer of the Center for Health Development, Cordillera Administrative Division.
After retirement, she became a consultant of the Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) as Administrator, Project Component Assistant of the Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control Project of the Department of Health and Liaison Officer of Under Secretary Josephine DC. Dominguez, Malacañang, Manila. Indeed, the numerous trainings and seminars she attended on Leadership and Personnel Management prepared her to become a credible consultant. As an achiever, she assisted the projects of Cordillera Coalition Against Tuberculosis (CORCAT) and coordinated community services such as Dental Mission in Baguio City and Mountain Province and initiated Clean and Green Project at Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center.
She was dynamic in her involvement with the following organization and association: Soroptimist International of the Cordillera as past President, Pan Pacific Southeast Asian Women’s Association (PPSEAWA) - past President Pan Pacific Southeast Asian Women’s Association (PPSEAWA), Philippine Chapter – past Vice President International Affair Luzon Area – past Vice-President, Confederation of Government Employees Associations, Inc. (COGEO) - Regional Coordinator and Auxiliary Member, Philippine Constitution Association (PHILCONSA) - Member, and Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center Advisory Board – Honorary Member
Mrs. Valencia was awarded one of the Outstanding Centennial Women Leaders of Baguio City (Socio-Civic Sector) because of her sincere enthusiasm, perseverance and hardwork to improve the lives of others.
Nora D. Aldave
Chief Administrative Officer of the Local Government Unit of San Jacinto in the Province of Masbate.
*incumbent Board of Directors of Poap and a lifetime member
* performed all duties as member of the Committee on Membership of POAP
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Eleanor E. Lagmay
Administrative Officer V/Human Resources Management Officer
DATE OF BIRTH : September 7, 1952 PLACE OF BIRTH :Mati, Davao Oriental
PARENTS: Segundo de Erio (dec.) Mother Manuela del Rosario de Erio
Educational Attainment Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Management from the Rizal Memorial Colleges, Davao City
Advance Studies : Master of Proffesional Studies in Development Management major in Public Affairs Management at the University of Mindanao, Kabacan, Cotabato
Advance Degree: Doctoral Studies in Development Management (12) units only at the University of South Eastern Philippines, Davao City employed at the Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology.
Brenda S. Ragas
A graduate of Bachelor of Business Administration major in Banking and Finance in 1997 at Palawan State University. Currently holding a position of Administrative Officer IV at the provincial Government of Palawan under the office of the Provincial Jail Management Division. Been previously employed from various institutions such as PILTEL, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation and DENR-Provincial Environment & Natural Resources Office.
An active member and advocate of POAP since 2006 and also a lifetime member. Presently a Board of Director and a member of Membership Committee of POAP.
Ildefonso O. Bergis
Ildefonso O. Bergis started as a Kindergartner teacher for eight years while earning his degree in Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education in 1993 and Secondary Education major in English in 1998. After graduation he left kindergarten and taught English at Notre Dame of Maitum for 6 years. He transferred at Edenton Mission College Inc. and became the Department Head of the Education and AB Department and at the same time handled Student Teachers.
He was hired later as Local Legislative Staff Assistant under the office of the Sangguniang Bayan of Maitum, Sarangani Province but resigned after five years and went to China to teach English. While in China he was often invited by different schools to talk on improving English Communiccation.
When he came home, he was hired as Administrative Officer designated as Personnel Officer, designated as Municipal NUtrition Action Officer in 2008 to the present of the LGU of Maitum. He was also hired as HR consultant of two private companies-Argo Distributiors, Inc and SALGONZ Medical Supplies all in General Santos City. In 2014 he was elected Board of Director of Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines (POAP).
Currently, he is a part time instructor in two colleges Edenton Mission College, Inc in Maitum, Sarangani Province and Villamor College of Business and Arts in General Santos City.
Florante Flores Alvero
Florante F. Alvero was born on July 14 at San Pablo City, Laguna and earned his Masters in Public Administration from the Laguna College. Also, he has units in Masters in Business Administration. Previous to his present post as Supervising Industrial Relations Management Officer A of the Human Resource Development Division of the San Pablo City Water District, he held various positions as Management Services Project Coordinator, Personnel Assistant, Personnel and Training Assistant and then, Personnel Officer with the concurrent designation as Training Director of the SPCWD Regional Training Center. Some of the trainings and seminars he attended: Administrative Management, Job Evaluation, Employee Testing and Evaluation, Employees' Compensation and Work Contigency Program, Basic Occupational Health, Loss Control Management, Trainirs' Training, Management of Electronic Records and Gender Sensitivity Seminar. He also attended some seminars conducted by the Local Water Utilities Administration, SGV & Co., Civil Service Commission, Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines and other training institutions. Director Alvero is an active member of the Laguna Council of Human Resource Management Practitioners, Luzon Council of Human Resource Management Practitioners, Philippine Association of Water District-Human Resource Practitioners and a lifetime member of the Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines. Director Alvero is a Traveller, Photographer and strings music player.
John P. Rabe
John Rabe is presently a Lecturer at Marinduque State College, Marinduque.
He is a retired HRMO V as Chief of the Human Resource Planning and Development Division, University of the Philippines. As Chief of the Division, he was primarily tasked with the rationalization of Staffing Pattern of various Campuses of U.P. System, and act as team leader in the implementation of Performance Evaluation for administration personnel and academic non-teaching staff of the University System. In addition, Mr. Rabe was responsible for the conduct of seminars, conferences and administration of development programs in U.P. Diliman.
While in the University, he accepted teaching assignments outside his office hours, as follows:
1. Part-time faculty at the College of Business Administration, Central Colleges of the Philippines;
2. Lecturer at the Graduate Program of the Central Colleges of the Philippines;
3. Professional Lecturer at the University of the Philippines Pampanga; and
4. Professional Lecturer at Holy Trinity College, Quezon City now Holy Trinity University of Asia.
After retirement from UP Diliman:
1. Municipal Administrator, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque
2. Lecturer - School of Advanced Education - Boac, Marinduque
A graduate of B.S. Management Engineering from FEati University and Master in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines, Mr. Rabe was recipient of Trainings in Management from the International Training Institute (ITI), Sydney Australia and Human Resource Management from National University of Singapore, both sponsored by Colombo Plan.
Mr. Rabe is a lifetime member of the Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines (POAP), and currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Association.
Dr. Somerado M. Pandapatan
Dr. Somerado M. Pandapatan, fondly called by his friends as “SAMMY”, rose from the ranks in the DepEd-ARMM Hierarchy. He started his career from a Secondary School Teacher, to Cashier, to Secondary School Head Teacher, to Secondary School Principal, to Administrative Officer V, to Assistant Schools Division Superintendent, and finally to Director II, Bureau of Administrative, Finance and other Support Services (BAFOSS).
Director Pandapatan holds a dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Education (BSE), Major in English and Business Administration (BSBA), Major in Accounting. He also holds a dual Masteral Degrees in Public Administration (MPA), Major in Personnel Management and Education (MAED), Major in Educational Management; He likewise holds a Doctoral Degree in Philosophy (Ph.D) Major in Educational Management, all of which were obtained from the Mindanao State University, Marawi City.
Director Pandapatan is an accredited “National Fellow-Trainor” in Human Resource Management and Development from the National Educators Academy of the Philippines (NEAP); He has travelled officially to Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, as a Teacher Representative and as a Pilgrim, twice in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). He has reelected as Regional President of the ARMM-Public School Teachers Organization. He is a lifetime member of the Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines, of which such active membership thereof, eventually became his Passport to what he is now and was Elected Board of Director of the POAP (2011-2014).
Endearingly called “Miss Jo” by her friends and colleagues, she is presently an Administrative Assistant III at the Department of Education – ARMM. She intends to learn and understand every nook and cranny of the rank and file culture before aspiring for a supervisory position for her to acquire a HRM perspective that is non-elitist, empathetic, and proactive. Even back during her undergraduate studies, she would attend trainings conducted by the Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines until she earned lifetime membership and has qualified to be elected as member of its Board of Directors. Furthermore, she completed her month-long training on Public Administration in Hiroshima, Japan under the Global Hiroshima Project to Enhance Peacebuilding Human Resource Development for the Bangsamoro Government in Mindanao (HiPeC-BM) last July 24, 2016.
Her greatest calling in life is to do her share in making government service appealing to excellent, young professionals in order for them to channel their skills and potential to the major institution that can foster genuine change and development especially at the grassroots level. She believes that the government can also be a source of best practices if only the bureaucracy has a strong, brilliant, dedicated workforce that can promise efficient service to the citizens.
When not immersed in her work, she enjoys going for a mountain climb, scuba dive session, or anything adventurous. She loves to read and collect books especially literary classics.
Loreta G. Ayson, CESO I
Undersecretary (Retired) - Department of Energy (DOE)
2015 ASEAN Excellence in Energy Management (Individual Category) Awardee
PRESENT & RECENT ENGAGEMENTS
- President, Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (POAP)
- Assessor, Career Executive Service Board (CESB) Emission Capacity Building Programme Philippine Project (LECB PHL Project)
- Consultant-Assessor, Assessment & Development Center, HR AVATAR (Metrobank, Philippine National Bank and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas)
- Independent Board Director, Seanogy Environmental Solutions, Inc
- Executive Vice President, YMCA of Manila (4th term)
- Member, People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) Industry Group
- Consultant and Assessor, Development Academy of the Philippines (2016- 2017)
- Consultant, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for its Low Emission Capacity Building Programme Philippine Project (LECB PHL Project) as implemented by the Climate Change Commission (2016)
YMCA GOLD TRIANGLE SERVICE AWARD for meritorious and outstanding service rendered to the Nation and to the Association who by long interest and participation in the projects or activities of the Association and related organizations and institutions, has contributed immeasurably to the Christian development of the Nation (Given by the Young Men’s Christian Association of the Philippines on 11 November 2017 at the YMCA of Manila, Philippines).
HALIGI | PHILGBC Pillar Award for leadership in promoting green building in the public sector and facilitating the adoption of BERDE Green Building Rating System as the National Voluntary Green Building Rating System as a former Undersecretary of the Department of Energy (Given by the Philippine Green Building Council during the PHILGBC 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY GALA on 17 November 2017 at the Makati Shang La Hotel, Makati City.
DOE STINT (1979 – 2015)
In her more than 36 years of service at the DOE, former Undersecretary Ayson rose from the ranks, occupying various positions such as Information Officer, Administrative Officer, Chief of Human Resources Division and Director of Administrative Services prior to her appointment as Undersecretary in 2008.
While in active service, she exercised overall supervision of the Energy Policy and Planning Bureau (EPPB), Energy Utilization Management Bureau (Energy Efficiency & Conservation and Alternative Fuels & Energy Technology Divisions), Energy Research and Testing Laboratory Service (ERTLS), Administrative, Finance, Legal and Information Technology Management Services as well as the DOE Field Offices in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
Likewise, she served as the Philippine Senior Official on Energy (SOE) Leader for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) and other DOE international cooperation engagements. As such, she handled the preparations and actual conduct of the APEC Energy Ministers Meeting during the Philippine hosting of the APEC 2015. Moreover, she was the DOE's Principal Representative/Focal Person to the European Union Switch Asia Programme – Policy Support Component in the Philippines.
Her other designations included the following: DOE's official representative to the Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Cabinet Cluster, Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Board, National Development Company (NDC) Board, National Economic and Development Authority Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (NEDA ICC-CabCom), NEDA Infrastructure Committee (NEDA InfraCom), and NEDA Official Development Assistance (NEDA-ODA). She also used to represent the DOE at the Economic Development Cabinet Cluster.
Moreover, she was Chairperson of various committees: Bids and Awards Committee, Personnel Development Committee, Personnel Selection Board (1st, 2nd and 3rd level positions), Performance Evaluation Committee, among others. Most recently, she headed the Projects Review Committee, the Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Point System and the Performance Management Team.
On her retirement day, she launched her banner GAD project, which was the first ever in the energy sector, entitled DOE Gender Toolkit for the Energy Sector.
Among the completed foreign-assisted projects handled by former Undersecretary Ayson were the ADB-funded Philippine Energy Efficiency Project (PEEP) where she was the Project Director and the UNDP-funded Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) as its Chairperson of the Policy Advisory Board. From July 2012 to June 2014, she was in-charge of the Philippine Industrial Energy Efficiency Project (PIEEP) as its National Project Director.
Further, former Undersecretary Ayson was the Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editor of the publications of the then Ministry of Energy: The Energist and BEU Quarterly Review, respectively. She had also written articles published in leading newspapers, journals & other publications.
She was also the President of the then Executive Leadership Program Alumni Association (ELP-AA) which earned for her a seat at the CESB Board of Directors. Until her retirement, she was the President of National Union of Career Executive Service Officers (NUCESO), Energy Sector Chapter.
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT AND OTHER AWARDS
She earned her Bachelor of Science in Commerce degree from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and Masters in Public Management from the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP). She also completed the academic requirements for Master of Arts in Human Resource Management at the UST. She was a consistent honor student and a recipient of various awards.
In addition to her ASEAN Award and other leadership and achievement awards, she was also recognized as 'Outstanding Narvacaneo for Government Service' by the Local Government of Narvacan, Ilocos Sur in December 2014; she received a ‘Plaque of Recognition for Dedicated Service to the Filipino People and for Embodying the Ideals of Honesty and Integrity’ from the Arellano High School Batch ‘68 Alumni Group in August 2015 and a ‘Service Award’ from the Career Executive Service Board in November 2015.
AREAS OF COMPETENCE
A Certified Alternative Dispute Resolution Specialist, former Undersecretary Ayson is also a lecturer/resource speaker on energy, human resource management, as well as project management. Her other areas of expertise include climate change, gender and development, public governance, alternative dispute resolution and international relations on energy.
Atanacio G. Zara
ATANACIO “TANY” G. ZARA was elected as Sangguniang Bayan, Member of Municipality of Rosario, Batangas for the second time, a post he had previously held from June 2013 to July-2016. During his term as Sangguniang Bayan, Member, he chaired the Committee on Agriculture, Committee on Good Government, Public Ethics & Accountability, Committee on Labor and Employment and Committee on Human Rights & Social Services. He advocated the strenthening of agricultural sector to increase the production of palay, fruits, coconuts and other local crops through passage of resolutions. He passed resolutions requesting farms inputs like fertilizers and different seedlings and seeds and farm machineries like tractor, corn sheller, rice seeders, mower, and rice transplanter for mechanize farming. In partnership with different farmers association in the municipality, the Barangay Agricultural and Fishery Council (BAFC) and Barangay Officials, all the assistances from different agencies are delivered to people. Not only to agricultural sector but also to Educational Sector/Youth Sector, he proposed and passed a resolution to establish Rosario Public College. In this way, the indegent students can continue to studyto have better future. He is also responsible for the passage of resolution requesting the establishment Drug Rehabilitation Center and Rosario Sport Complex. He is responsible for the passage of a total of 178 Resolutions, which has positive impact in his constituents and passed/ authored five ordinances including the “Instututionalizing Disaster Risk Reduction and Management of Rosario, Batangas” and “Investment and Incentive Code of Rosario, Batangas”.
Councilor Zara, was born on May 02, 1948 in Rosario, Batangas, married to Leticia A. Zara, a retired government employee at Municipal Trial Court Rosario, Batangas with four children namely Arvin, Amadeo, Querube and Leny. He is also known as “Big Daddy” to his grandchildren namely, Piolo, Euel, Angelie, Hanz, Liam, Migs, Aivin and Mei-mei.
He finished his primary education in Candelaria Elementary School on 1963, his high school in Tayabas Western Academy on 1967. He took Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Management on 1971 and Master in Business Administration on 1997 in Golden Gate Colleges.
His many years of experience as public servant have made him most respectable and distinguished person in the municipality of Rosario. He started his government service from July 1979 to December-2012. He is a member of Knight of Columbus/ Couples for Christ/Lay Minister, Batangas Council of Human Resources Management Practictioners (BCHRMP), and Personnel Association of the Philippines (POAP).
Asliah Macabunar Maniri, PHD
DR. ASLIAH “ASHLEY” M. MANIRI is presently connected at DepEd ARMM, Marawi City Division as an Administrative Officer V since 2004. From then on she attended various trainings and seminars related to Administrative and Human Resource functions. Her entry to the DepEd urges her to earn 30 Units on Magna Carta for Secondary Education and passed the License to a Professional Teacher year 2005 and to pursue her education in line with her present government position. She finished her Doctoral degree for Educational Management at Mindanao State University, Marawi City year 2010. Her unpublished Dissertation entitled “Leadership Behavior of the Administrators in the Adherence to the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards in the DepEd, Marawi City Division” boost and mould her to a better government servant. She is a permanent member for Bidding and Award Committee (BAC) at Marawi City Division, member for Grievance Committee, a member and currently Treasurer for Marawi City Public Teachers and Personnel Association (MACIPUSTEA); a member for Technical Working Group for Senior High School, panel member for Promotion and Selection Board Committee Division Level, member for the Royal Institute of Singapore since 2016 and a Lifetime member for Personnel Officer Association of the Philippines (POAP).
Her Certificate of Government Management year 2000 pursues her to Masteral Degree on Public Administration at Mindanao State University, Marawi City year 2002. Her unpublished Thesis entitled “Level of Administrative Capability of Barangay Officials in Local Government in Marawi City”
Admin Maniri born on May 4, 1977 at Marawi City and her permanent address at Lumba-bayabao, Lanao del Sur, presently residing at New Capitol, Barangay Poblacion, Marawi City, married to a Teacher and Entrepreneur Samanoding A. H. Salic, Sr. with 8 children.
She finished her primary school at Amaipak-pak Central Elementary School and a secondary at MSU-University Training Center experimental and College degree for Business Administration major in Management year 1998.
Rhiza B. De Zosa
A graduate of Bachelor of Science in Commerce, major in Accounting from the University of Santo Tomas (UST). Started working in the City Government of Lipa as casual employee from May 1, 1986 to January 31, 1987, then worked in a private industry as Accounting Clerk at Blazing Products Industries Inc. at West Avenue, Quezon City from February 1, 1987 to October 31, 1987. Held various positions in Malarayat Bank, Inc. at Lipa City from July 1, 1988 to November 15, 1994, (as Data Encoder, Loan Bookkeeper, Loan Assistant and Teller reliever). Joined Banco dela Carlota, Inc, also in Lipa City as Branch Cashier from November 16, 1994 to February 28, 1995. She was reemployed in Lipa City Government on August 1, 1995 as casual employee, and from there rose from the ranks: Human Resource Management Aide (February 26, 1996 - September 30, 1997), Human Resource Management Officer I (October 1, 1997 - September 20, 2001), Administrative Officer IV (HRMO II) (September 21, 2001 - August 15, 2006), and Administrative Officer V (HRMO III) (August 16, 2006 - August 16, 2007).
She transferred to the Provincial Government of Batangas as Provincial Government Assistant Department Head at Personnel Services under the Provincial Administrator’s Office on August 17, 2007, and was promoted to Provincial Government Department Head (Provincial Human Resource Management Officer) under the Provincial Human Resource Management Office on September 26, 2013.
She had been the Secretary of the Batangas Council of Human Resource Management Practitioners (BCHRMP) of the Philippine Civil Service, Inc. from February 21, 2013 to May 15, 2015, and Vice-President from October 13, 2015 to date. A member of the Luzon Council of Human Resource Management Practitioners (LCHRMP) and a lifetime member of the Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines (POAP).
Rolando I. Gonzalez Jr.
Rolando I. Gonzalez Jr was born in Manila on July 24, 1976. He is a graduate of AB Political Science at University of Sto. Tomas in 1998 and completed his graduate studies at Batangas State University in 2009. He is currently residing at San Pascual, Batangas.
Mr. Gonzalez started his public service as Executive Assistant at the Office of the Mayor at the Municipal Government of San Pascual in 2007. He was promoted to Municipal Government Department Head at the Office of the Public Market from April 2008 to August 2010 and as Human Resource Management Officer from September 2010 to present.
Being in the public service, he equipped himself with various training programs conducted by private and public offices to be able to lead and share his knowledge. As HRMO, he is also assigned as the Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Person, Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Manager and Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) Vice-Chairman. He is selfless in providing service and imparting knowledge his colleague. Recently, he is appointed as one of the Directors of the Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines (POAP).
Jacqueline A. Landicho
Director Jacqueline “JACQ” A. Landicho has 20 years experience in the field of Human Resource Management and Development working at a local government unit. She is a Certified Practitioner In Human Resources, a recognition issued by the CPHR UK in 2020. Director Jacq is also a recipient of the 2017 Best Human Resource Management Practitioner Award in Region IV conferred by the Civil Service Commission.
Director Jacq is a graduate of BS Development Communication from the University of the Philippines Los Banos and Master In Public Administration from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Open University. She has attended various trainings and seminars locally and in abroad including Japan, Netherlands, and Indonesia which further developed her skills and competencies.
Currently she is the City Government Assistant Department at the City Government of Tanauan, Batangas.
Consuela "Nanette" A. Cabrera
Born and raised in Pandacan, Manila, where she finished her Masters in Government Management (MGM) at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila and her undergraduate course, Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics at Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
Her stint in the government started in 1992 as Casual employee at Lipa City Government, and rose from the ranks. Her current position is Supervising Administrative Officer, Chief, Personnel Career Development Division, whose primary responsibilities are:
- Learning and Development
- Rewards and Recognition
- Performance Management System
- Implementation of ARTA
She has attended various conferences, conventions and trainings in her 29 years in public service.
Benito “Ben” S. Mayuga
Presently, Mr. Benito “Ben”S. Mayuga is employed in the Office of the Municipal Mayor, Calaca, Batangas since July 1, 2019 and subsequently appointed as Executive Assistant III.
Entry into a Civil Service in September 16, 2010, Mr. Benito “Ben”S. Mayuga was appointed Career Public Servant holding designated position as Municipal Administrator (January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2018), and as Officer-In-Charge of the Human Resource Department in the Municipal Local Government Unit of San Nicolas, Batangas, from January 1, 2011 to July 3, 2016. On July 4, 2016, he became the Municipal Government Department Head in the Human Resource Management Office in the same Local Government Unit until his voluntary resignation on June 30, 2019. He obtained various citations and trainings during his tenure as the high-ranking official in the human resource management.
He finished his Bachelor of Arts degree major in Political Science from the University of Batangas, and earned few units in Bachelor of Laws. His leadership and management skills started when he involved in campus politics and became President of Student Council. He graduated in college with distinct award of achievement. A native of Barangay Balukbaluk, San Nicolas, Batangas, born on March 21, 1960.
He also involves in various socio-civic clubs, non-governmental/people’s organization, religious groups and community development programs, a writer, broadcaster and columnist in different local media outlets.
He held elective post in the Batangas Council of Human Resource Practitioners (BCHRMP), Inc. and lately became District Vice President until his term ended in February, 2020, His involvement in this organization serves a gateway to become member and officer of the well-known national organization, the Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines (POAP), Inc.
Ana Zenaida Unte Alonto
Cheeki as she is fondly called is a woman of courage who did a paradigm shift in governance and delivery of quality education in the City Schools Division of Marawi. She is the current Schools Division Superintendent of the said division who instituted and enforced different reform initiatives all for the welfare the learners and teachers; and also collaborating with community stakeholders. A Superintendent Leadership Program (SLP) graduate, Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership and Management; and Regional Representative for Philippine Educators Association of CESO. She also a passer of Career Executive Service Board Written Examination.
She had been the OIC Assistant Schools Division Superintendent (ASDS) for seven years and in 2017; designated as the Deputy Focal Person of the Operation Center (OPCEN) during and after the horrible Marawi siege; and served as the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM) Coordinator of DEPED ARMM. During this time, she became the presenter in various regional and national public hearing on Marawi Rehabilitation and Reconstruction. She also served as resource speaker and contributor in different national and local training programs.
Unte-Alonto is a multi-awarded leader having received different awards such as Most Inspiring Teacher of the Republic of the Philippines 2021; Exemplary 21st Century Educator of the Year by Luminare Awards; 10 Most Outstanding Lanao Del Sur Maranao Lady Hijabi; Women in Heels in Education for her inspiring leadership efforts during the Marawi siege; among others.
Not only in education but she also focused in community services. Among her contributions were: a. Initiated two Medical and Relief Mission in the two biggest temporary shelter in her city; b. Annual Ramadhan Outreach Program which started in 2013; c. Literacy program for inmates at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology - Marawi; d. Books to the Barrio: Mobile Library; and the like.
She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Philippine Red Cross - Lanao del Sur. A recent Board of Directors of the Personnel Officers Association of the Philippines (POAP), Inc.