Photo from the DELP Facebook page.

DE Eduarte, newly elected president of DELP in Region VIII

District Engineer Virgilio C. Eduarte of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Samar First District Engineering Office (SFDEO) is elected as the New President of the District Engineers League of the Philippines (DELP) of Region VIII and at the same time one of the board of directors of the National DELP Chapter. The new set of DELP Officers took their oath of office before the Honorable Secretary Rogelio L. Singson at Diamond Hotel, Roxas Boulevard, Manila. The new set of chapter officers shall lead and hold office for CY 2016-2017.

Secretary Singson graced the turn-over and induction ceremony, duly assisted by Undersecretary for Regional Operations, Romeo S. Momo, and Assistant Secretary for Visayas-Mindanao Operations, Dimas S. Soguilon, as they welcome and congratulate the newly elected officers. The ceremony also highlighted the relentless efforts of the out-going officers and retirees. The said officials delivered inspiring and encouraging messages to the retirees and present-day DEs.

The newly elected DELP Officers for CY 2016-2017 are:

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

PRESIDENT : REY PETER B. GILLE
EVP : RAMIRO M. CRUZ
VP FOR LUZON : RODOLFO C. DION
VP FOR VISAYAS : DAISY B. TOLEDO
VP FOR MINDANAO : LORNA T. RICARDO
SECRETARY : ERELINA B. SANTOS
TREASURER : MARIVEL FRANCES L. ONG
AUDITOR : MARLO B. CORREA
PRO : MEDEL F. CHUA
BUSINESS MANAGER : REYNATO M. UBIÑA

ASSOCIATE REPRESENTATIVES

LUZON : GERARDO T. DE GUZMAN
FLORIDA P. NUNEZ
VISAYAS : MARILOU G. ZAMORA
ARNEL A. REBETA
MINDANAO : RODRIGO C. LARETE
FLORDELIS C. ENRIQUEZ

BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR REGION VIII

1. VIRGILIO C. EDUARTE
2. FERDINAND A. BRIONES

DELP REGION VIII OFFICERS

President : VIRGILIO C. EDUARTE
District Engineer, Samar First DEO
Vice President : FERDINAND BRIONES
District Engineer, Northern Samar 2nd DEO
Secretary : MA. MARGARITA JUNIA
District Engineer, Southern Leyte DEO
Business Manager : MANOLO ROJAS
District Engineer, Eastern Samar DEO
PRO : JOSE LINO GONZALES
District Engineer, Leyte 4th DEO
Treasurer : DAVID ADONGAY
District Engineer, Biliran DEO
Auditor : CARLOS VELOSO
District Engineer, Leyte 2nd DEO

Board of Directors : JOHNNY ACOSTA
OIC-District Engineer, Leyte 1st DEO

EFREN PADILLA
District Engineer, Samar 2nd DEO

EUSEBIO CULAS
District Engineer, Leyte 3rd DEO

LUT B. BACLEA-AN
District Engineer, Leyte 5th DEO

MARIO SORIANO
OIC-District Engineer, Northern Samar 1st DEO

DELP is composed of 364 District and Assistant District Engineers of the DPWH and governed by a National Executive Board (NEB). The organization is founded to foster unity, harmony and professional integrity among the District Engineers and Assistant District Engineers in the country for the advancement of their collective aspirations. (source: DELP official facebook page)

Article by Donna Debuton