LEAGUE TAKES OATH BEFORE GOV. YAP
TARLAC City Councilor Jude Joseph “Joji” David was elected by his fellow councilors in the province as the new president of the Philippine Councilors League (PCL) Tarlac Chapter in an election conducted last September 16 at the Bulwagang Kanlahi, Diwa ng Tarlac.
The PCL election, supervised by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), likewise saw the election of San Jose Councilor Mico Yap Macasaet as vice president, Sta. Ignacia’s Freddie Bagay as secretary-general, Camiling’s PCL immediate past president Kristine Anne Legaspi as treasurer, Pura’s Bernabe Idmilao as auditor, Gerona’s Holden Sembrano as Public Relations Officer and Victoria’s Artemio Roque as Business Manager.
Provincial Federation Board of Directors are Donavel Lazarus Pobre of Mayantoc, Leo Paulo Pascua of Pura, Edwin Cura of La Paz, John Calvin Sardia of Concepcion, Celeste Ayson of Moncada, Robin Mangiliman of Bamban, Cherry Padua of Ramos and Napoleon Apostol of San Clemente.
This is the third time that David was elected PCL president. He previously served the league from 2007 to 2010 and from 2010 to 2013.
David said in a statement that he is affirming his commitment and loyalty to the PCL and Tarlaqueños.
“I am affirming my commitment and loyalty to the welfare not only of the league but also of Tarlaqueños. Sa PCL, dedicated ako sa aking trabaho lalo na binigyan ako ng responsibilidad, hindi ko sila bibiguin. Talagang-talagang loyal tayo sa ating mga Tarlaqueño, ‘yung sa kapakanan nila, ‘yun ang ating iniisip,” he said.
Governor Susan Yap congratulated David and all the elected officials of the PCL and urged them to continue to support the programs of the provincial government for the betterment of the province.
DILG Tarlac Provincial Director and PCL Tarlac Committee on Election Chairperson Armi Bactad along with Rodel Rivera and Raul Mangrobang as committee members, administered the election process, followed by the proclamation of winners.
Officers Takes Oath
On September 20, David and the new set of officers took their oath of office before Gov. Yap at the Governor’s Office, capitol building.
The oath taking was witnessed by Bactad and the entire DILG-Tarlac staff.