Newly designated OIC Assistant Regional Director Virgilio Eduarte (left) and OIC Samar First OIC District Engineer Alvin Ignacio.

SFDEO Heads to Hold New Positions

By virtue of Special Order No. 61, Series of 2016 DPWH SFDEO District Engineer Virgilio C Eduarte is designated as the new Officer-In-Charge – Assistant Regional Director of DPWH Region VIII.

Signed by DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singzon, SO 61 directs Engr. Eduarte to perform the duties and assume the responsibilities appurtenant to the position of ARD. This position is previously held by Engr. Edgar B. Tabacon who is now designated as OIC – Regional Director by virtue of Special Order No. 60, Series of 2016.

Engr. Eduarte started as a C/M Foreman for DEO of Quezon City while taking his second undergraduate degree in 1991. Since then, he has held several different positions in DPWH. On January 17, 2006 he was designated as the OIC-District Engineer for DPWH-SFDEO, Calbayog City where he held the office for almost three years before he was promoted to the position of District Engineer of Samar I on August 20, 2008.

Another SFDEO head designated to a new position is Assistant District Engineer Alvin A. Ignacio.

With the reassignment of DE Eduarte as OIC-ARD, incumbent DPWH-SFDEO ADE Alvin A. Ignacio is designated as Officer-In-Charge for the office of the District Engineer of the same DEO, by virtue of Special Order No. 62, series of 2016. SO 62 directs Engr. Ignacio to perform the duties and assume the responsibilities appurtenant to the position of District Engineer.

Engr. Loreto M. Cedro will then assume as SFDEOs’ OIC-ADE by virtue of Special Order No. 63, Series of 2016.

Engr. Ignacio has been with DPWH since February 01, 1990. He started as a Civil Engineer Aide before he got the position of Engineer II on January 01, 1991. He was promoted to Engineer III position eighteen years after and had held the position for almost four years before he was finally promoted to Assistant District Engineer on March 26, 2013.

All resolutions were signed on May 18, 2016 and took effect immediately.

Article by Ardel Malang