For his distinguished contribution in the field of Accountancy, Tax and Law, and for his exemplary service in his various roles such as Chairman and Managing Partner of SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co., regional executive for Ernst and Young Global, Chairman and President for the SGV Foundation, Inc., Atty. Cirilo P. Noel demonstrates his commitment and professionalism in his field.
His competence, excellence, and commendable track records have earned him various awards and recognition such as the Most Outstanding Alumni award from the University of the East, outstanding service awards from the Management Association of the Philippines and the Philippine Business for Social Progress, among others.
As a member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Philippine Business for Social Progress, Philippine Business for Education, Finance Executives of the Philippines, the Management Association of the Philippines, the Makati Business Club, the Harvard Law School Association of the Philippines, as well as the Boards of various corporations, among others, his dedication to the organizations is a testament to his outstanding career.
For his distinguished contribution in the field of Customs Broker, his exemplar service in his profession such as President, 2017-2021Chamber of Customs Broker Inc. -Cebu Chapter; Vice President for Internal Affairs- 2015-2017 in Chamber Of Customs Brokers, Inc. - Cebu Chapter; Founder/President, Sporos Foundation Co.; Vice President, University of the Visayas Alumni Association Inc.; Member, The Fraternal Order Of Eagles External; Church Board Member, Jesus in Mt. Olives Assembly of God; Member, Consolacionanon Original Inc.; Member, Mandaue City Chamber of Commerce – Cebu; Resource Speaker for New Customs Brokers Forum, “Principles Of Mental Preparation for Customs Administration Students Preparing to Take Licensure Exam”, “Customs Law” and “Peza- ureau Of Customs E2M Lodgment Procedure”.
Shows his commitment and professionalism in his field. His competence, excellence, and commendable track record have earned him various awards and recognition such as 2019 Most Outstanding Professional of the Year Award in the field of Customs Broker.
His relentless dedication to the organization/s is a testament of his outstanding career.
For her distinguished contribution in the field of Guidance and Counseling, Dr. Bance has served for more than forty years - as guidance counselor, teacher, psychologist, administrator, consultant, accreditor and leader. An active member of professional organizations, she has been 4-time VP of PGCA where she chaired national and regional conferences with global luminaries as resource persons.
Awarded as most outstanding professor, researcher and community builder, on different occasions, Dr. Bance has reached the highest professional rank in her career. As USAIDSTRIDE grantee, she developed a Model Counseling and Career Center in the Philippines cascaded in different parts of the Philippines and now known in the ASEAN and global arena.
Her involvement with PRC, DOLE, TESDA, CHED, ILO, APCDA, NACE, and ICCDPP gained for her international exposure recognizing her services and contributions with an International Life Time Achievement Award on Career Development.
Her alliance with governmental and non-governmental organizations strengthened her advocacy for Mental Health as well. She is spearheading the development and implementation of Resiliency Modules for DepEd and the development of DOH- NCMH School Mental Health Screening Tool for counselors’ use nationwide.
Her commitment, competence and compassion in serving our countrymen is a witness to her outstanding career.
For his distinguished contribution in the field of Librarianship, his exemplar service for 40 years in his profession in various capacities: Director of Libraries, Saint Mary’s University; Chief Librarian, Cagayan Valley Computer & Information Technology College; College Librarian, Nueva Vizcaya State Institute of Technology; Assistant reference librarian, De La Salle University; his being a professor of graduate/undergraduate courses in Library Science; author of library science books; researcher, and resource person in national and regional seminars, shows his commitment and professionalism in his field.
His competence, excellence, and commendable track record have earned him various awards and recognition such as: Gawad Parangal sa Natatanging Librayan [Luzon}, (PLAI, 2018); Lifetime Achievement Award (PAARL, 2018); Lifetime Achievement Award (CaVRLC, 2017); Outstanding Alumni Award (UST, 2011); Service Award for Exemplary Leadership and Cooperation (PLAI, 2011); Plague of Recognition for 28 years of dedicated service and in various positions to Saint Mary’s University (2011); Eagle Award for Service Excellence (SMU, 2009); Most Outstanding Academic and Research Librarian in Luzon (PAARL, 2008); top 10 in the PRC Librarians Licensure Examination (PRC, 1998).
His principled leadership as exemplified in the positions he held as the first president of Cagayan Valley Region Librarians Council (CaVRLC); board of trustees of Philippines Librarians Associations, Inc. (PLAI); executive council member of the National Committee on Library and Information Services (NCLIS) of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA); founding president of the Nueva Vizcaya Librarians Association, Inc. for eight (8) years; president of Bambang Sunshine Project Organization, Inc. (BSPO), a charity project for children with disabilities (cwds) are testament to his relentless dedication to the organization/s and outstanding career.
For her distinguished contribution in the field of teaching, her exemplar service in her profession such as eaching for 40 years with various administrative designations from basic to higher education, her teaching exposure is realized through instruction, research and extension services catered towards academic excellence and alleviate poverty.
As Dean of the College of Education of the Mindanao State University-Main Campus, with a full professor rank, she supervises the implementation of curricula prescribed by the CHED with the involvement of stakeholders that resulted to the increase of LET passers; CHED policies were observed; more scholarships from GOs and NGOs were awarded to poor but deserving students; paper presentation of faculty and students in national and international setting was realized; and research collaboration with GOs and NGos.
Dr. Sarip is a researcher awarded internationally; serves as resource person to local, national and international conferences; trainer for livelihood trainings to wives of farmers; involved in conflict settlement being a traditional leader who holds royal title as “Bae a Labi a Panoroganan ko Bayabao Masiu”; and facilitate peace advocacy in the region with sultans, baes and professionals, shows her commitment and professionalism in her field. Her competence, excellence, and commendable track record have earned her various awards and recognition such as PAFTE GOLDEN AWARD in October 2018; BEST ORAL PRESENTATION during the 1st International Conference on Education in Songkhla, Thailand in 2013; Two Times nominated and included in the WHO’s WHO IN THE WORLD spotlighting leaders from every significant field of endeavour based in NJ, USA; etc.
As a member of the National Board of Directors of the PAFTE for 2 terms; CHAIRPERSON, PAFTE-ARMM Chapter; National Board of Director of the Reading Association of the Philippines (RAP), a national affiliate of ILA based in USA, for 2 terms; FOUNDING PRESIDENT, RAP- Lanao Chapter; BOARD OF DIRECTOR, Muslim Congress of the Philippines; Member and Consultant to RC-AKIC International College Foundation, Inc., Secretary to the MSU ROYALTIES; member in designing the rehabilitation of Most Affected Area/Ground Zero in Marawi for the education sector, member MSU Alumni Association, etc. Her relentless dedication to the organization/s is a testament of her outstanding career.
For her distinguished contribution in the field of Clinical Pshycology and Neurotherapy. Her exemplar service in her profession shows her commitment and professionalism in her field such as, clinical psychologist, neurotherapist and educator. Dr. Leticia Peñano-Ho’s professional practice shows her deep interest in and her commitment to help individuals become the best that they can be. Her clinic Psychpros believes in “Excellence in Diversity”. She founded the Philippine Center for Gifted Education which searches for high ability/gifted Filipinos and provides ways of nurturing them, and was recently featured in Dr. Peñano-Ho’s Keynote address as as one of the Excellent Centers for Giftedness at the World Giftedness conference in Dubai World Giftedness Center of Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Distinguished Academic Performance.
She pioneered on Neurotherapy, brainwave biofeedback modality found effective for many disorders. She was Director of ASEAN Center for Preventive Drug Education and headed the Philippine team from DDB, PDEA, ASEAN in planning, developing and implementing drug prevention measures. She was PEAC consultant on training career advocates of private schools on Life Career Development Program, a paradigm most relevant to the country’s K – 12 educational reform.
For his distinguished contribution in the field of Real Estate Service and his exemplar service in his profession such as writing the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), Uniform Standards and Professional Realty Consulting Practice (USPRCP), Syllabus for Real Estate Consulting Practice and Comprehensive Land use Planning and Climate Change. Lecturer in Real Estate and Finance subject at St. Benilde, Polytechnic University of the Philippines and University of the East.
His commendable track record has awarded him outstanding graduate of University of the East, Accounting and Economics, Polytechnic University of the Philippines and Philippines College of Commerce. Obtained Professional Realty Licenses from BTRCP-DTI, Real Estate Broker, Appraiser, Consultant and Certified Public Accountant.
He held several positions in the following organization such as President of Chamber of Real Estate Builders & Associations (CREBA), Realty Service Council of the Philippines (RESCOP) – BTRCP-DTI, Past executive President Philippine Association of Realtors’ Board (PAREB), President/Chairman of the Philippine Association of Realty Consultants (PARCS), Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Life Member, Financial Executive Institute of the Philippines (FINEX), President of Philippine Association of Realty Appraisers (PARA), President/Chairman of Federation of Realty Service Associations, Inc. (FRESA), C. Palanca Group Finance: La Tondena, Inc., CP Holdings, BA – Lepanto Condominium Bldg.
His relentless dedication to the organizations is testament of his outstanding services.
For her distinguished contribution in the field of Social Work, her exemplar service in her profession such as her significant contributions in policy development and advocacy, capacity building, and program monitoring and evaluation especially in child protection, youth development, climate change and disaster risk reduction, HIV and AIDS, ageing, and women.
Her competence, excellence, and commendable track recorded have earned her various awards and recognition such as 2003 Outstanding Social Worker for Research; her outstanding dedication and continued support to the Philippine Association of Social Workers, Inc.; and her services as international and national trainer in project management, participatory research, and results based monitoring and evaluation.
As a member of the Philippine Association of Social Workers, Inc. (PASWI) and the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP), her contributions to these organizations is a testament of her outstanding career.
For her distinguished contributions and exemplar services in the field of Agricultural Biosystems Engineering, in her 38 years in government service are manifestations of her dedication to serve and impart her knowledge. She is instrumental in consistenly promoting the agricultural bio systems engineering and producing topnotchers in licensure examinations, Technical Consultant, Member of the Technical Evaluation Team, Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Assessor of DOST-SETUP in Bicol Region which provided to impart her technical expertise/knowledge to the small and medium industries which provided significant impact by increasing productivity of the SMEs in Bicol region and enhancing socio-economic status of the community as well.
Her competence, excellence, and commendable track record have earned him/her various awards and recognition such as: “Bicol’s Eureka in Science in Technology”, “Gurong Patnubay”, “Dalubguro Award”, “Outstanding Agricultural Engineer”, “Outstanding Alumni”, : Achievement Award”, “Inventors Award” as ASEAN Engineer in the Asian Society of Engineering Organizations in 2007 and more awards.
Her relentless dedication to the organizations is a testament of her outstanding career.
For her distinguished contribution in the field of Chemical Engineering, her exemplar service in her profession such as Distillery Operations Management, Waste Water Treatment Facility Design and Operation, Alcohol Aging Operations, shows her commitment and professionalism in her field. Her competence, excellence and commendable track records have earned her various awards and recognitions such as, Certificate of Recognition from Chemical Engineering, 2009 Outstanding Chemical Engineer – Chemical Engineers, National; 1999 Outstanding Pollution Control Officer – Pollution Control Association of the Philippines, Inc.
He was a National President of Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2013-2015 and Pollution Control Association of the Philippines, Inc., 2011-2013.
Her relentless dedication to the organization is a testament of her outstanding career.
For his distinguished contributions in the field of Civil Engineering as a Professional Civil Engineer in Design, Construction, and Project Management of major building landmarks and infrastructure projects; Structural Engineer, pioneer in engineering outsourcing services, pioneer in Digital Design Services (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery (VDC); Board Examiner, Chairman of the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board, Construction Arbitrator, Educator, entrepreneur and leader in the digitization of the construction industry.
For his exemplar services in his profession being the President of Esca Incorporated and Esca International, engineering companies that provide modern end to end engineering solutions for projects in the country and overseas. He is the strongest advocate for the wider adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM), Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) and digitizing the built environment. Served as President of Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, Confederation of the Filipino Consultants (COFILCO), Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines (ASEP), Society of Philippine Accredited Consultants, Construction Project Management Association of the Philippines, Philippine Technological Council (PTC), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Philippine Section. Currently, he sits as co-chair of Technical Committee of Asian Civil Engineering Council (ACEC) on Ethics and Sustainability.
He has served as director and president of almost all engineering professional organizations and societies and contributed technical papers, manuals, trainings and developed code provisions and guidelines. He currently sits as the Chairman of the Board of Consultants of the National Building Code of the DPWH.
His competence, excellence and commendable track records have earned him various awards and recognition such as, ASEAN Engineer and Fellow Asean Federation of Engineering Organizations (AFEO) 2016, Most Outstanding Civil Engineer of the Country (PICE), 2012 Most Outstanding Engineer of the Century (UPAE), 2011 Most Outstanding Structural Engineers of the Country (ASEP), 2011 Most Distinguished UP Engineering Alumnus UP Alumni Association (UPAA), 2003 Most Outstanding Engineering Alumnus, UP Alumni Engineers (UPAE), 2002 Most Outstanding Alumnus in Civil Engineering Alumni Engineers (UPAE), 1998 Fellow, Society of Pilipino Accredited Consultants (SPAC), Fellow, Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines (ASEP) Fellow, Philippine Institute of Civil Engineer (PICE), Accredited Construction Arbitrator, Construction Industry Arbitration Commission (CIAC), 1998 Most Outstanding Consultant (SPAC) 2000.
For his distinguished contribution in the field of Electrical Engineering, his exemplar service such as College Engineering Instructor at Cebu Institute of Technology - University (CIT-U) Cebu City, commendable track records has earned him Scholarship Grant for Advance Studies on Electrical Installation & Power System Design Sponsored by Japanese Government.
He joined in General Milling Corporation in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu as Department Head, In-charge in All Company Various MEP Projects Kingdom wide.
Life member of IIEE-WRCSA, was Elected as Chapter President in the Year 1999. Conducted Electrical Engineering Reviews for RME and REE and Mentors for Several PEE Aspirants. Presented Technical Seminars for Chapter Members and Electrical Practitioners. Past President of C-GMA Program in Babag II Elementary School, Lapu-lapu City, Philippines.
Presently Managing his family business as Contractor & Technical Consultant In-charge in the Company Ongoing and Incoming Small Projects in Visayas Area.
For his distinguished contribution in the field of electronics Engineering, his exemplar service in his profession such as Co-founder, former Governor and Adviser of IECEP-Qatar that provided services to members in in the professional community away from home; Pro-bono services in professional development as technical speaker and write-shop lecturer for PECE, ASEAN Engineer an ACPE registries; initiated the Special Professional Licensure Examination program for ECT and ECE; initiated the collaboration between IECEP and IIEE to conduct joint review for Qatar Engineering Registry Examination; Proponent of IECEP International Council in 2015 which resulted in strong ties among ECEs across Middle East. More than 22 years of professional practice in the field of Electronics Engineering, shows his commitment and professionalism in his field.
His competence, excellence, and commendable track record have earned him various awards and recognition such as 2018 Outstanding Electronics Engineer of the Year by IECP-National; Certificate of Excellence Work Performance from GNSS-Qatar; Plaque of Appreciation from PPO-Q; 2015 Leadership Award from IECEP- atar and numerous citations and recognitions from different APOs and prominent organizations in Middle East and Philippines.
Member of Institute of Electronics Engineers of the Philippines, Inc., his relentless dedication to the organization is a testament of his outstanding career.
For his distinguished contribution in the field of Geodetic Engineering, his exemplar service in the profession such as, leading the GEPI to greater heights thru his efforts and commitments for the construction of the four-storey GEPI National Headquarters. He attended several conferences and seminars, local and abroad. He strengthened the partnerships with national government, such as DENR, LRA, TESDA, DAR, PRC and international organization like FIG and ASEAN FLAG. As National President of GEPI, he initiated a pioneer effort of assisting the great number of Junior Geodetic Engineers by intensified trainings and seminars through GEP Academy, a PRC accredited arm for the advancement of the members of the association.
He initiated programs for trainings and seminars for Junior GEs to be upgraded into Senior GEs.
His awards are: GEP Highest Achievement Award for displaying outstanding commitment, dedication and leadership in the performance of his functions as National President of the association from 2009- 011. GEP Leadership Award in 2010; Most Outstanding Geodetic Engineer Award in the Private Practice in 2008; Most Outstanding Geodetic Engineer Award in the Private Sector in 2004; Most Outstanding Chapter President of Central Luzon in 1999.
For his distinguished contribution in the field of Mechanical Engineering, his exemplary service in his profession such as: Distinguished Full Professor, Former Chair, Graduate Program and Community Engagement Project Coordinator, ME Department, De La Salle University, International Technical Consultant and Visiting Professor of Institute of Technology of Cambodia: An Educational Capacity Development Project of Japan International Cooperation Agency Project, Consultant for ME Laboratory at Northwestern Samar State University, Pangasinan State University and Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University, Consultant for Upgrading of Salvani Muscovado Sugar Mill Plant: An Antique Livelihood and Development Project, Co-Chairman for Product Development, Metropolitan Manila Industry and Energy Research and Development Consortium, DOST. It is in these areas where he manifests his commitment and professionalism in his field.
His competence, excellence and commendable track record have earned him various awards and recognition such as: 2015 PSME Fellow Award, 2012 PSME Most Outstanding Mechanical Engineer of the Year in the field of Research, Innovation and Invention, 2012 FEATI University Outstanding Alumnus in the Field of Mechanical Engineering – Academe, 2011 PSME Most Outstanding Mechanical Engineer of the Year in the field of Education, 1997 and 1998 De La Salle University Most Outstanding Engineering Faculty, 1995 Philippine Exchange Scientist and Research Fellow of DOST- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Exchange Scientist Program at Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1995 Outstanding Teacher Award by the De La Salle University and Procter and Gamble Philippines, Inc., 1987 Young Achiever’s Award by the National Youth and Young Professionals Council and Japan Philippines Inter-Cultural Youth Foundation.
He is a member of Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers, National Research Council of the Philippines, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, USA, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, USA, and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers USA. His relentless dedication to the organizations is a proof of his outstanding career.
For his distinguished contributions in the field of Metallurgical Engineering, his exemplar service in his profession heading the construction , operations, leading the metallurgical testing and flow sheet development, process design, coordinating the development of various projects, and overseeing metallurgical business plans, shows his commitment and professionalism in his field. His competence, excellence,, and commendable track record have earned him various awards and recognition such as presenting several technical papers during the conventions of the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA) and the Society of Metallurgical Engineers of the Philippines (SMEP).
As a member of the Society of Metallurgical Engineers of the Philippines (SMEP), he has participated in various civic organization projects, particularly on health and environment such as the Red Cross and National Geographic. His relentless dedication to the organization is a testament of his outstanding career.
For his distinguished contribution in the field of Sanitary Engineering, his exemplar service in his profession such as Consultant/Designer of high-rise building using Sanitary and Storm Drainage, Solid Waste Management, Fire Protection; Fire Life Safety and Hot Water System, Waste Water Treatment Facility, Water Treatment Plant, Water Distribution System, Public Health Engineering and Bioremediation, shows his commitment and professionalism in his field.
His competence, excellence and commendable track records have earned him various awards and recognitions from different schools and organizations. Fellow of the Philippine Society of Sanitary Engineers and an international recognition as APEC and ASEAN Engineers; he is a member of the Philippine Society of Sanitary Engineer, Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, National Building Code Board of Consultants (DPWH) and Construction Industry Arbitration Commission.
His relentless dedication to the organizations is a testament of his outstanding career.
For his distinguished contributions in the field of Dental Medicine, his exemplar services in his profession such as, great contribution to the continuing Dental Education in The Philippines as resource speaker and member of the Scientific Speaker’s Bureau of the Philippine Dental Association, Chairman of the PDA committee on oral diseases (2008-2011) championed the advocacy of Early Oral Cancer detention in the Philippines. Practicing Oral- Maxillofacial Surgeon contributed much to the establishment of hospital based residency program in Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery in the Philippines. Shows his commitment and professionalism in his field.
His competence, excellence, and commendable track records have earned him various awards and recognition such as, Graduated Cum laude at Centro Escolar University College of Dentistry, award of loyalty and recognition as former faculty and head section of oral surgery clinical division CEU College of Dentistry, Presidential citation Philippine Dental Association as past PDA President.
He was a former President Philippine College of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgeon, head and training director residency Program in Oral-Maxillofacial surgery, St. Jude Hospital Medical Centre, Past President, Philippine Dental Association 2007-2008, Past President, Philippine College of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgeons, Diplomate, Philippine College of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgeon, Fellow, Philippine Academy of Implant Dentistry, Member, Asian Association of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgeons.
His relentless dedication to the organizations is a testament of his outstanding career.
Seven thousand babies and counting. Thanks to a down to earth rural health midwife in Lamitan City,Basilan. More babies will be born safe and sound. Gone are the old days when the women of Lamitan endured the lack of access to maternal health services. Many are not so resilient in many parts of our country where many communities remain isolated especially in armed conflict areas where access to these life saving services is outright impossible. She started as a rural health midwife in 1980 and was assigned in a geographically isolated and depressed areas n Sulu and Basilan. For her there are two must haves in being a midwife, one is skills and in equal measure the dedication and the heart to serve. For 38 years of service in the profession her leadership capabilities extended well in mentoring fellow midwives on the knowledge and skills to be more efficient and effective health workers and to enhance their skills by ensuring that clients coming not only from their catchment area but also from neighboring municipalities and barangays can avail of quality health services. Her professional track record has been established through several awards as outstanding midwife in both city and regional level, and being the 2016 Department of Health Bayani ng Kalusugan awardee. Such awards have cited her notable abilities as rural health midwife who delivered excellence in her practice of the midwifery profession. Her version has always been the prevention of maternal mortality combined with modern birthing technologies that she tirelessly advocates to colleagues and the community. Indeed, she is the epitome of excellence and a model of exemplary leadership in improving the experience of health due to her selfless service in the community.
For her distinguished contribution in the field of Medicine, her exemplar service in her profession, such as developing curricula and graduate programs in Genetics at the University of the Philippines (UP) Manila, setting up the newborn screening program in the country which is now available in 7000+ hospitals and birthing centers, and drafting of bills of the Newborn Screening Act of 2004 (RA 9288) and Rare Disease Act of 2016 (RA 10747), shows her commitment and professionalism in her field.
Her competence, excellence, and commendable track records have earned her various awards and recognition, such as Academician of National Academy of Science & Technology, R. Rodney Howell Award for Excellence in Newborn Health, 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World, UPAA Distinguished Alumna Award for Health Education, Paulo Campos Award for Medical Research, Outstanding Pediatrician, Dioscoro Umali Medal for Outstanding Science Administrator Award, The Outstanding Filipino Physician, Lingkod Bayan Award and The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) for Medical Genetics.
As a member of Philippine Medical Association, Philippine Pediatric Society, Asia Pacific Society for Human Genetics, International Society for Neonatal Screening and Human Genome Organization, her relentless dedication to the organizations is a testament of her outstanding career.
For her distinguished contribution in the field of Medical Technology, her exemplar service in his/her profession such as establishment of PAMET SINGAPORE and facilitated the networking of Filipino Medical Technologists in the foreign country. Thus, cited as the first professional Filipino organization acknowledged by the Philippine Embassy in Singapore and paved the way to her involvement in the Filipino community in the said country. Sharing her knowledge and best practices obtained through years of experience by serving as Speaker in Conventions and Conferences in topics regarding Quality and Histotechnology, being her forte. Serves as a PAMET Specialist (Expert) in the field of Histotechnology and Cytotechnology. Helped organize the upcoming society of Filipino Histotechnologists and Histotechnicians in the country, shows her commitment and professionalism in her field. His/her competence, excellence, and commendable track record have earned her various awards and recognition such as “SOLID NORTH FORMATORS’ AWARD 2018”, PAMET NORTH LUZON REGION, “MOST OUTSTANDING MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST 2017, PAMET NORTH LUZON REGION”, “MOST DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD” Philippine Association of Medical Technologists.
Member of Philippine Association of Medical Technologists (PAMET), Philippine Blood Coordinating Council (PBCC), Regional Laboratory Network – CAR under the National, Health Laboratory Network (NHLN), Philippine Society for Quality in Health Care (PSQUA), Philippine Society for Histotechnology.
Her relentless dedication to the organization/s is a testament of her outstanding career.
For her distinguished contribution in the field of NUTRITION AND DIETETICS at the Philippine Heart Center, her exemplar service as author of 3 books on the prevention and Management of Heart Diseases, Healthy Heart Cook Book, PHC ALIVE DIETs, Reference Guide for Coronary Artery Disease Nutri Digest, 2016 Handouts on Diet and Hypertension, Fats and Cholesterol Controlled Diets, Diet for Diabetes and many others.
Her competence, excellence, and commendable track record have earned her various awards and recognition such as, research done was cited in the International Journal and Publications 2002 and International Speakers in Food Science by the World Heart Federation of Australia. Member of NUTRITIONIST-DIETITIANS ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES- LIFETIME (NDAP), Secretary of NDAP Foundation, Faculty of Comprehensive Cardiac Rehab Program and Foundation for Lay Education on Heart Disease Inc. faculty, Director of League of Registered Nutritionist Dietitians, Inc.
For her distinguished contributions and exemplar services in the field of Optometry, such as being the Chairman of Board of Optometry in 2014, National President of IPAO (Integrated Philippine Association of Optometrists, Inc.) in 2009-2011, Chairman of CPD Council in 2014 and Member of CHED Technical Committee on Optometry Education in 2009-2011. Her commitment, professionalism, competence, excellence and commendable track records have earned her various awards and recognition such as IPAO Excellence Award in 2016, CEU Exemplar Award in 2014, ZONTA International Award in 2017 and IPAO Recognition Award in 2008 and 2009.
As the former Chairman of the PRC Board of Optometry, she initiated the creation of the Board Resolution reinforcing CPD programs to all Optometrists.
As the National President of IPAO, she gave emphasis on the Four Pillars of the Association: (1) Membership by revitalization of IPAO local and international chapter; (2) Continuing Professional Development (3) active networking with all related government agencies. Her flagship projects as IPAO National President are IPAO Kapuso GMA Foundation 20/20 Eye Project and IPAO ABS-CBN Salamat Dok Outreach Project; and (4) supporting optometry schools in its career orientation program and other missions to increase enrolment and produce quality graduates. Her relentless dedication to the organizations is a testament of her outstanding career.
For her distinguished contribution in the field of Pharmacy, her exemplar service in her profession as a drug discovery scientist where 25 novel antifungal and anticancer compounds from marine organisms were discovered from her work. These compounds have attracted the interest of the scientific community because of their novelty and potential as drug leads. She also holds two US patents on the use of marine natural product for fungal infections and cancer. She returned to the Philippines as DOST Balik Scientist to establish research program on natural products drug discovery at University of San Agustin. She is a pioneering pharmacist and scientist to work on marine sediment-derived actinobacteria from Philippine archipelago as natural resource of drugs. Her laboratory at University of San Agustin houses a library of more than 3,000 highly diverse marine sediment-derived actinobacteria that serves as “BioBank for Drug Discovery Research” in the country, shows her commitment and professionalism in her field. Her competence, excellence, and commendable track record have earned her various awards and recognition such as DOST Balik Scientist, The Outstanding Pharmacist in Research by Philippine Pharmacists Association, United States Agency for International Development Grantee and University of San Agustin, Alumni Achievement Award in Medicine and Health. As a member of Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering, Philippine Pharmacists Association, Philippine Society for Microbiology, Natural Products Society for the Philippines, National Research Council of the Philippines her relentless dedication to the organizations is a testament of her outstanding career.
For her distinguished contribution in the field of Nursing – was appointed Chair of the PRBON on November 3, 2006 – Jan. 12, 2006. She initiated the following PRBON projects - full implementation of the PNLE Competency Based Test Framework; development of the National Nursing Core Competency Standard (2012 NNCCS) promulgated in 2012; publication of 3 references for nursing education and service: (2012 NNCCS, NNCCS Training Modules and Monograph 2 for Embedding and Spreading of NNCCS including Functional Integration of Nursing Education and Service; development of Philippine Professional Nursing Practice Standards (PPNPS) with the competencies and performance indicators. As CHED -TCNE member for 10 years she participated actively in the revision of the Nursing curriculum and initiated development of the monitoring tool for nursing schools and hospital nursing service visitations nationwide. Made comparative analysis of the nursing curriculum and nursing competencies with Monash University of Australia, Brussels, EU curriculum & Japan. As representative to ASEAN Nursing MRA, shared the developments in core competency standards and other related activities. Presented Nursing Profession Roadmap towards Good Governance to the Institute for Solidarity in Asia forum, whose Vision was to “provide professional nursing care that is best for the Filipinos and the choice of the world”. As Chairman, supported the development and alignment of the National Nursing Career Progression Pathway (NNCPP) with the Philippine Qualifications Framework. To date the above mentioned projects are being continued by the current PRBON in partnership with the various nursing organizations.
She also served the University of the Philippines for 42 years (7 years in PGH nursing service and 35 years in the academe (PGHSN and UPCN) teaching both undergraduate and graduate program and assuming various administrative positions until her retirement June 2006.
These activities are indicative of her commitment and professionalism in her field. Her competence, excellence, and commendable track record have earned her various awards and recognition such as (3): J.V. Sotejo Medallion of Honor Awardee – UP Nursing Alumni Association International (UPNAAI) August 2018; Outstanding Alumna In Nursing - UP Manila Alumni Association , October 2016; Plaque of Appreciation as PRBON Chairperson Professional Regulation Commission June 21, 2016; Professional Award in Nursing - UP Alumni Association , June 24, 2006; Plaque of Recognition for unwavering & dedicated service to the University until her retirement on June 1, 2006 UP Manila; Clinical Specialist Board of Nursing, Professional Regulation Commission Sept.23, 2005; Outstanding Alumni in Nursing Education UP-PGH School of Nursing Alumni 2001; Outstanding Professional in Nursing College of Nursing, UP Manila, 1993.
As a member of (4) : PSI BETA Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Nursing; UP Honor Society Of Nursing; Gerontology Nursing Association of the Philippines; Founding President, Philippine Oncology Nursing Association; Life Member of Philippine Association of Professional Regulatory Boards; UP Alumni Association; UP Manila Alumni Association; UPCN Alumni Association Inc.; UPNAAI; Philippine Nurses Association. Currently she is Vice President – UP PGHSN Alumni Association; President – UPCN Foundation Inc.; President – Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites, St. Teresa of Jesus Manila Community.
Her relentless dedication to the organization/s is a testament of her outstanding career.
For his distinguished contributions in the field of Radiologic Technology his exemplar services in his profession being a Chief Radiologic Technologist for 25 years at Romana Pangan District Hospital, Floridablanca, Pampanga where he consistently demonstrated excellence in the efficiency, productivity, and quality of his work. He is well known and highly regarded not only for his responsiveness, keen knowledge of civil services rules and practices, thoroughness and accuracy, but also for his pleasant, kind and calm demeanor. He helps everyone with whom he works perform better. His creativity in solving problems not only saves the Hospital considerable expense and time, but also strengthens relationships with outside agencies and organizations. In addition, with his excellent performance of his profession, he went out of his way to serve and help others in his community as part of his Community service. He is the Team Leader of PART, Pampanga Annual Charity Works which benefitted most of our brothers AETAS in Floridablanca Pampanga.
In his practice as Radiologic Technologist, he has helped the initiation of offering service to deliver Unclaimed X-ray results to indigent Outpatient in their respective Barangays who were diagnosed with Pulmonary Tuberculosis and continue with the medical treatment to cure and avoid the spread of disease.
He is also the vice President of Adwangan Foundation and Board of Director of Lingap Balen Foundation both rendering community services for his less fortunate brothers and sisters in his province.
As an exceptional employee and his willingness to serve he deserves an Outstanding Professional Award.
For his distinguished contributions in the field of Physical Therapy his exemplar services in his profession as an advocate for the development of programs and activities for Persons with Disability; he ably represented the Physical Therapy profession in opportunities from assisting up to spearheading campaigns for the national celebrations of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week and the Cerebral Palsy Awareness and Protection Week from 2004 to 2006; collaborated with the National Council for Disability Affairs (formerly National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons) from 2004-2006; became President of the Philippine Physical Therapy Association from 2008 to 2010; and has held several positions in the organization such as Vice President for External Affairs, Board of Directors for 2 terms (2010-2012 2016-2018), PRO, and showing his commitment and professionalism in his field. Current Dean and Academic Coordinator of MMC CAST College of Physical Therapy. Lead Physical Therapist and researcher of the study “Ginhawa Panagot Droga” He is also one of the speakers and facilitators of the modules developed for Training of the Trainors and series of training for Outcomes Based Curriculum Development.
His competence, excellence, and commendable track records have earned him various awards and recognition such as being Outstanding Performance Award and Service Award given by the Metropolitan Medical Center College of Arts, Science and Technology (MMC CAST) A seasoned Academic Dean who rose from the ranks at Emilio Aguinaldo College, College of Physical, Occupational and Respiratory Therapy from 2004-2013.
In addition to educating and shaping future physical therapists, his relentless dedication to the organization as the pioneering and current Head of Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Special Interest Group, empowering fellow physiotherapists and students continuous to be a testament of his/her outstanding career.
For his exemplary performance in the field of Veterinary Medicine as manifested by his unfaltering commitment for scholarly public health-related innovations and researches in detecting and formulating recommendations for differential diagnoses of rickettsial and helicobacter infections in both human and non-human hosts in the country, and for collaboratively developing synthetic DNAs of dengue fever, Zika and other flaviviruses that sets foundation for alternative mode of immunization for the Philippines. He likewise authored a book “Histopathology: Guide to Learners” whose contents are products of his original research made useful as laboratory guide for learners in veterinary medicine. His commendable track record earned him the highest recognition of the 2018 Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award, 2017 and 2008 Outstanding Veterinarian in the Academe and Research by the Veterinary Practitioner’s Association of the Philippines (VPAP), the 2015 National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) Achievement Award, the 2010 Outstanding Veterinarian in Education by the Philippine Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA), and the 2004 CHED Research and Publication accolades. As member of the PVMA, he also served as Chair on Council of Education in whose leadership has spearheaded the curricular and syllabi revision for veterinary schools throughout the Philippines.
For his distinguished contribution in the field of architecture and construction, his exemplary service in his profession being one of the founders and Chief Operating Officer of construction giant, DATEM Inc., involved in the construction of the country’s most prestigious high rise projects. Also, has designed and constructed several residential condominium projects and economic housing projects being the President of Datem Homes, Inc., shows his commitment and professionalism in his field. His competence, excellence, and commendable track record have earned various awards and recognition such as the President’s Merit of Recognition as Outstanding Member of UAP QC Capitol Chapter and a Special Recognition as Guest of Honor of the UAP 2017 National Convention. He is also instrumental in the development in construction technologies in Formworks, Precast and Low Cost Housing Shoebox System. He also attended numerous international forum in Modular Construction for Housing, Green Building Conferences, Affordable Housing Summit and the World of Architecture Festival. Arch. De Asis also conducted lectures on Pre-Construction Planning, Precast System and Technologies, Project Cost Control and Monitoring, and other industry related topics. As a member of several organizations namely, the United Architects of the Philippines QC Capitol Chapter, Precast Concrete Institute, American Concrete Institute and currently the President of Architectural Center Club, Inc., his relentless dedication to these organizations is a testament of his outstanding career in Architecture.
For his distinguished contribution in the field of Environmental Planning, his exemplar service in his profession in Architecture and environmental Planning for 47 years of experience; founded, led and manages, Palafox Associates and Palafox Architecture in planning. He completed more than 1,600 projects, and developed 28 billion square meters of land in 40 countries. Lectured in 20 countries and travelled and observed 1,000 cities in 75 countries and an Architect and Senior Planner in Dubai UAE, 1977-1981. Has an Urban / Environmental planning notable projects include Rockwell Center, Ayala Heights, Ayala Alabang and many others.
His excellence and commendable track record have earned his firm in 2006 ranked 94th – holding the distinction of being the only Southeast Asian firm in the list. In 2012, Palafox Associates placed 89th in the world-ranking and Top 8 in the Leisure Market sector. In November 2018 was awarded - Best Book on Professions for The Philippines towards Resilient Cities and Communities in the 37th National Book Awards. He was conferred with the title of Doctor Fellow of the Royal Institute of Town and Regional Planners of Singapore, April 2018. He was awarded the Most Outstanding Citizen for Community Development City of Makati. He is a fellow Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Past President of Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners, fellow of United Architects of the Philippines, member of the American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, Urban Land Institute, US Green Building Council; and has served as Past President of Management Association of the Philippines, and National Real Estate Association.
For her distinguished contribution in the field of Chemistry and her exemplar service in her profession as Manager and Laboratory Head of the Negros Prawn Producers Cooperative (NPPC) from 1999 to the present. The NPPC is a major contributor to the development of the shrimp industry in the Philippines with its strong partnership with DA-BFAR, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). In 2000, under her leadership, NPPC Analytical and Diagnostic Laboratory became the first, and currently still the only, private laboratory in Region VI which is recognized by the Environment Management Bureau-DENR and ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited. Her commitment, professionalism, and competence have earned her various awards and recognition as principal author in various manuals and research papers presented at national shrimp congresses and ICP-sponsored seminars providing CPD units to Chemistry professionals. As President of the ICP, Bacolod Chapter, she strengthened the organization through her relentless dedication and leadership in the implementation of the Chemistry Profession Act, RA 10657 in Negros Occidental. She has inspired students from science high schools through weekend lectures and hands-on training in her laboratory that led them to pursue courses in the chemistry profession. She initiated a training program that has produced topnotchers in the chemical technology licensure examination (2017, 2018).
For her distinguished contribution in the field of Landscape Architecture, her exemplary service in her profession and incomparable involvement in the Philippine Association of Landscape Architects (PALA) – from becoming a member in 1985 to becoming the Treasurer and Board Member in the early 2000’s to successfully being elected president of the organization in the year 2013. She has also dedicated most her career in government service, having been employed in Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), her permanent representation in the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission, and her former post as the Executive Director of the National Parks Development Committee – marking her as the first Landscape Architect to be appointed in the position. As a member of the Philippine Association of Landscape Architects, her relentless dedication to the organization is a testament of her outstanding career.
For his distinguished and exemplary contribution in the field of forestry as a champion of sustainable environmental management and biodiversity protection. Immediately after graduation from the University of the Philippines, he consecrated his life to government service and as a forester and career executive, he went on to become a leading exponent of sustainable economic development by ensuring that the nearly 500,000 hectares of watershed cover crisscrossing the archipelago are productively and rightfully harnessed to support renewable energy generation, irrigation, domestic water use, responsible ecotourism and human commerce such as food and medicine.
As a propagandist for responsible forest management, he adopted a multi-sectoral approach to watershed protection and rehabilitation by promoting collaboration with different stakeholders and interest groups especially with the indigenous peoples of the Philippines through volunteerism, livelihood and community-based initiatives that altogether preserve the ecology and prevent the ruination of the woodlands which support plentitude of flora and fauna species. His indomitable commitment and spirited advocacy to uphold as sacrosanct the richness of the country’s watersheds clearly provide credence to his previous accolade as a Special Achievement Awardee of the UP Los Baños College of Forestry and Natural Resources. His continuing resolve and passion to protect and manage the watershed areas as a means of securing the right of the future Filipino generation to a balanced and healthful ecology, undoubtedly imbibe and vivify the temperaments and makeup of an outstanding forestry professional.