Calbayog Chapter – the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) conducts an annual general assembly of all PICE Officers and Members around the City, held at the Function Hall of Marju Krisel Hotel and Resort, Barangay San Policarpo, Calbayog City on February 27, 2016.
The assembly bears different agenda; Chapter President’s Report for CY 2015, Presentation and Approval of the Chapter Calendar of Activities for CY 2016, financial report, and the oath taking of the new chapter members for the newly passed Civil Engineers.
An opening remark from the Chapter Vice President for the Government Sector, Dr. Romeo B. Santos formally started the general assembly, it is directly followed by the Chapter President District Engineer Virgilio C. Eduarte’s accomplishment report for CY 2015, including the activities of Calbayog Chapter in the previous year. President Eduarte mentioned and acknowledged the awards received by the Chapter during the PICE National Convention held at Bacolod City, Negros Occidental. “Let’s aim to get the first place in most outstanding chapter in celebration of the Civil Engineering Month this year” as he challenges the entire PICE body in the end part of his reportage.
The participants of the said assembly whether engineers or not are inspired through the words delivered by the guest speaker Engr. Edgar Mary S. Sarmiento which focus on hard work and quality of work especially in engineering field. Engr. Sarmiento commended the Calbayog Chapter for receiving awards in national level and for being an active and productive chapter in accordance with their proposed activities for CY 2016.
Article by Ardel Malanog