President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed new officials to various government positions, including 19 judges in courts across the country, the Palace announced on Friday.
Appointed as judges were Paul Jagmis Jr. of Roxas, Palawan; Romeo Buenaventura of Lucena City; Rudiger Falcis II of Cavite City; Mary Charlene Villas Hernandez of Imus, Cavite; Glenda Mendoza Ramos of Calamba, Laguna;
Maria Luwalhati Carandang Cruz of Alfonso-General Aguinaldo, Cavite; May Hazel Tagupa, of Silang-Amadeo, Cavite; Liezel Rosario Mendoza of Tagaytay City; Ireneo Lustre of Sta. Rosa, Laguna; Conrado Estreller Jr. of Cauayan, Negros Occidental;
Mary Ann Charisma Kho of Hinobaan, Negros Occidental; Carmela Mae Tunguia of Cabatuan-Maasin, Iloilo; Clarence Zerrudo of Jordan-Nueva Valencia-Sibunag, Guimaras; Angie Logarta of Tagbilaran, Bohol; Erwin Ucat of Tagbilaran, Bohol; Alwen Paqueo of San Fernando, Cebu;
Gerry Robertson Mira of Lazi-Maria-San Juan, Siquijor; Fidelina Grapilon of Carigara, Leyte and Allan Cornejo of Catamaran-Lope de Vega in Northern Samar.
Aquino also named Zenen Dalisay as NFA Council member and administrator, and Edgardo Zaragoza as NTA administrator, to serve until June 30, 2016. Their appointment papers were signed on Nov. 6.
The President also appointed three new Acting Directors III of the Department of Agriculture, namely, Lucia Campomanes, Lorenzo Caranguian, and Joel Elumba. Sammy Malvas was also named as new Acting Director II of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources.
Malacañang also announced new appointments to Department of Transportation and Communications with Aquino naming Jaime Caringal as Acting Assistant Secretary; Mohammad Nasser Abbas as Acting Director III; Herminio Estaniel Jr. as Executive Director of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping Office, Maritime Industry Authority; and Alfredo Haboc as Director IV.
For the Department of Finance, Alan Bornas and Reynauld Villafuerte were appointed as new members of the Board of Directors, LBP Resources and Development Corporation; and Danilo Reyes, Vaughn Montes and Mario Palou as new members of the Board of Directors, DBP Leasing Corporation.
Aquino also designated Marcia Czarina Corazon Medina-Guce as member of the Governing Board, representing the private sector, National Nutrition Council, Department of Health; Karen Ida Alparce-Villanueva as member, Employers’ Sector Representative, Board of Directors, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation; and Lakshmi Irojo Legaspi as Acting Director IV, Department of Health.
For the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Nielex Causing Tupas was appointed as Executive Director of the National Youth Commission; and Felipe Santiago Ramiro, Jr. as Director IV.
Nerie Domingo Bueno was named Director IV, Department of Public Works and Highways; and Arnel Prado Rodriguez as Acting Director III and Noemi Alano Paranada as Acting Director II of the Environmental Management Bureau, Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
For the Department of the Interior and Local Government, Angelito Colmenares was named member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Negros Occidental; and Reynaldo Mayor Bungubung, Julie Julian Daquioag, James Ferranco Fadrilan and Marlo Lingan Iringan as Directors IV.