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PRC Officials Pay Visit to Guv Marañon

PRC Officials Pay Visit to Guv Marañon

Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) chairperson Teresita Manzala (3rd from right) together with (l-r) PRC Board of Architecture chairman Rolando Cordero, Bacolod City Councilor Carl Lopez and Blesilda Masanghay of PRC Region VI in a courtesy visit to Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (3rd from left) at the Capitol, yesterday. */CAPITOLphoto

18 NGOs/POs Elected as New Members of PDC, PHB, PDRRMC

Eighteen Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) and Peoples’ Organizations were chosen as the new members of the Provincial Development Council (PDC), Provincial Health Board (PHB), and Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC), in an election conducted by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) headed by Provincial Director Maredith Joy Madayag, in collaboration with the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, last Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at the Social Hall of the Provincial Capitol.

The Provincial Planning and Development Office led by PPDC Marlin Sanogal, PDC Secretary, provided technical and administrative support during the election.

The newly- elected NGOs and POs who will sit as PDC members from now on to June 2016 are the following: Association of Negros Producers (ANP) with Josephine Locsin as president; USLS-Business Resource Center with Glenn Burgos as Director; Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) with Frank Carbon as president; Negros Occ. Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc, (NORFI) with Atty. Roxy Lacson as president; H.O.P.E Volunteers Foundation, Inc. with Juan Sergio Tan as president; Philippine Mental Health Association (PMHA) Neg. Occ. Bacolod with Renato Lacanilao as president; Kalipay Negrense Foundation with Anna Balcells as president; University of St. La Salle Balayan with Anne Gladys Ponteras as director; USLS Bahay Pag-asa Youth Center with Jennysan Lazarito as director; Negros Forest & Ecological Foundation, Inc with Ted Infante as president; Philippine Biodiversity and Conservation Foundation, Inc. with former governor Rafael Coscolluela as president; Alternative Indigenous Development Foundation, Inc with Auke Idzenga as management committee head; Federation of Irrigators’ Association Central Negros-Bago River Irrigation System with Rosemary Caunca as president; Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement (PRRM) with Edwin Balajadia as area manager and San Carlos Diocesan Social Action Foundation, Inc. with Rev. Fr. Patrick Daniel Parcon as diocesan administrator.

Also elected to sit as NGO member in the Provincial Health Board is the Volunteers for the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped and Disabled headed by Mila Chiu; while Amity Public Safety Academy headed by Carlos Ganihong as administrator, and Negros Center for People Empowerment and Rural Development headed by Rev. Fr. Rodrigo Anoran as executive director, were elected as members of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council.* CAPITOL NEWS

Guv Marañon Administers Oath of Office of ACUNO

Guv Marañon Administers Oath of Office of ACUNO

INDUCTION. Gov. Alfredo G. Maranon, Jr. (extreme left) administers the oath of office of the Association of Colleges and Universities of Negros Occidental (ACUNO) headed by Dr. Ma. Mercedes A. Joson (5th from right) of the La Consolacion College-Bacolod at the Provincial Capitol, yesterday.* /CAPITOLphoto