Clarin Mayor Allen Rey Piezas was elected as president ofÂ the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) Bohol Chapter whileÂ Tagbilaran City Vice Mayor Jose Antonio Veloso, now heads the Vice Mayors League of the Philippines (VMLP)Bohol Chapter.
The leagues play very important roles in the governance framework of all component local government units of the province.
Hence, the capacity development of each officials facilitated by strong league of local officials including the LMP & the VMLP.
Gov. Edgar Chatto inducted the LMP officers led by Piezas. Other officers inducted were Jagna Mayor Fortunato Abrenilla, executive vice president; Balilihan Mayor Pureza Veloso, Trinidad Mayor Judith Cajes and Candijay Mayor Christopher Tutor, vice presidents for 1st, 2nd and 3rd districts, respectively.
Duero MayorÂ Conrada Amparo, secretary-general; San Miguel Mayor Nunila Pinat, asst secretary general; Valencia Mayor Kath Lim Yee, treasurer; Sikatuna Mayor Jose Ellorimo, Jr., asst treasurer; Tubigon Mayor William Jao, PRO-1st; San Isidro Mayor Jacinto Naraga, PRO-2; Mabini Mayor Juanito Jayoma, Jr.PRO-3.
Board of Directors are Loon Mayor Elvi Relampagos and Antequera Mayor Jose Mario Pahang, directors for first district; Pres. Garcia Mayor Fernando Estavilla, Sagbayan Mayor Ricardo Suarez, directors for 2nd district; Alicia Mayor Marnilou Ayuban and Bilar Mayor Norman Palacio, directors for 3rd district.
Meanwhile, Tubigon Vice Mayor Billy Fortich was elected executive vice president of Veloso in the Vice Mayor’s League. Other officers elected were Alburquerque VM Cayetano Doria, Jr., Danao VM Jose Cepedoza and Bilar VM Arnold Calamba as Vice president for 1st, 2nd and 3rd districts, repectively; Sevilla VM Richard Bucag, secretary; Mabini VM JeshaÂ Toque, asst secretary; G-Hernandez VM Lito Dajalos, treasurer; Catigbian VM Necita Digaum, asst treasurer; Antequera VM Leo Jadulco, auditor.
Corella VM Ma. Asuncion Daquio, Sikatuna VM JulianManigo, PRO for 1st district; Jetafe VM Eduardo Torrremocha, Ubay VM Nelson Uy and Diero VM Emma Fe Bajadem Alicia VM Victoriano Torres III and Jagna VM Bonifacio Virtudez, Jr. PROs for 1st, 2nd and 3rd districts.
Directors Balilihan VM Adonis Olalo and Calape V M Sulpicio Yu, Jr. (1st district); Clarin Mayor Velden Aparicio and Sagbayan Mayor Charito Lao (2nd district), Clarin VM Velden Aparicio, Sagbayan VM Charito Lao, (2nd district);Â Loboc Mayor Pablo Sumampong, Lila VM Arturo Piollo, Candijay VM Jesse Sales (2nd district).
The group’s adviser is Buenavcista VM Dave Duallo.
During his induction ritres, Chatto urges all members of the leagues to take active roles in the strengthening of each league.
The governor likewise assures full support & coordination in the different league programs & activities.
It may be recalled that Gov. Chatto himself was re-elected Secretary General of all governors during the League of Provinces in the Philippines (LPP) assembly recently.
He also served in various leagues and was the pioneer Secretary General of ULAP or Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines.
The acronym ULAP is Chatto’s brainchild suggestion carried out by all leagues.
He also served as the National Secretary General of LMP, President of the Vice Governor’s League and National President of the National Movement of Young Legislators or NMYL.