Malacañang on Thursday announced the latest appointments involving various departments under the Marcos administration.
The Presidential Communications Office (PCO) released to reporters the list of the appointees as of March 6.
Among the newly hired was former Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) spokesman and Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya, who was named National Security Council (NSC) assistant director general.
Records showed that Malaya has served in nine government agencies, including the Office of the President, the Department of Education and the Office of the Solicitor General.
Former Quezon City councilor Diorella Maria Sotto-Antonio was reappointed as chairperson of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). She initially held the post since July 2022, but her appointment is set to expire on Sept. 30 this year.
New appointments were also made at the Department of Agriculture (DA), the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW), the Department of Transportation (DOTr), government-owned or -controlled corporations (GOCCs), the Office of the President (OP), and the Presidential Management Staff (PMS).
The other appointees includedGenevieve Velicaria-Guevarra as assistant secretary, Celso Olido, Maria Melba Wee as director III, all of the DA; Cheryll Eusela as executive director II of the DHSUD; Ma. Lorina Rigor as director IV of DOLE; Rene Soriano as acting member representing the employers’ sector at the Board of Commissioners of the National Tripartite Industrial Peace Council; Rene Cristobal, Member tepresenting the employers’ sector, Arthur Juego representing the labor sector Jose Roland Moya, Ranulfo Payos, and Antonio Sayo representing the employers’ sector at the National Wages and Productivity Commission.