Leyte councilors give
PCL prexy fresh mandate
By Philippine Information Agency (PIA 8)
TACLOBAN CITY –
Municipal councilors from the various municipalities of the province
of Leyte gave a fresh mandate to current PCL Leyte president Hon.
Wilson S. Uy of Palo, Leyte.
In a general assembly
held at the Leyte National High School Gym on August 4, the Philippine
Councilors League Leyte Chapter gave an overwhelming vote of
confidence to Honorable Uy who is on his first term as Councilor of
the municipality of Palo. During his previous term, Honorable Uy was a
member of the Sangguniang Panglungsod of Tacloban.
In the same election,
Councilor Francis Realino of Abuyog was elected as vice president.
Elected as Secretary General is Luis Marlon Torres of Burauen, while
elected as treasurer is Teofilo Cabello of Jaro. Honorable Erlindo
Laplana of Baybay was elected as auditor; PRO is Councilor Mesias P.
Arevalo of Palompon; and business manager is Alang-Alang Councilor
The Board of Directors
is composed of Honorable Cheeryl Enrica Esperas of San Miguel and
Honorable Ernesto Varona of Tanauan, for the first district;
Honorables Jade Agullo of Dulag and Jul Co of La Paz for the second
district; Honorable Carlo Pacito Villarino of San Isidro for the third
district; Honorable Vincent Rey Taganas of Kananga for the fourth
district; and Honorables Mar Aralan and Roseller Yan for the fifth
Councilors League is an empowered foundation of governance that serves
as catalyst towards progress of people within a sustainable
environment for a strong and united Philippines.
The PCL obtained its
official status as a local government association when it was
accredited by the then Department of Local Government on September 3,
1990, and subsequently registered with the Securities and Exchange
Commission on September 17, 1990.
The PCL was
established primarily to carry out its objectives which include among
others: to establish a strategic and accessible forum for giving life,
meaning and substance to the concepts of decentralization and local
autonomy, crystallizing and expressing ideas of primordial concern to
the PCL, and strengthening public-private sector relations towards