June 24, 2014
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) released the names of semi-finalists of the 2014 Search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees.
“We are pleased to announce that 11 individuals and two groups made it to the Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award shortlist, eight individuals and three groups for the Civil Service Commission Pagasa Award, and 15 individuals qualified as semi-finalists of the Dangal ng Bayan Award,” said CSC Chairman Francisco T. Duque III.
The Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award is conferred to an individual or group of individuals for exceptional or extraordinary contributions resulting from an idea or performance that had nationwide impact on public interest and national security.
Semi-finalists of the Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award are: Philippine Air Force (PAF) 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing Commander Rolando M. Aquino; Pag-IBIG President and Chief Executive Officer Darlene Marie B. Berberabe; City Government of Baguio Supervising Administrative Officer Ramon S. Dacawi; Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim S. Jacinto-Henares; Commonwealth Elementary School Principal IV Rodolfo B. Modelo; PAF 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing Aircraft Mechanic II Elton Monet B. Merelos; University of the Philippines (UP) President Alfredo E. Pascual; Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) Regional Office No. 6 Jail Chief Inspector Gilbert D. Peremne; Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regional Office No. 10 Senior Science Research Specialist Romela N. Ratilla; National Fisheries Research and Development Institute Supervising Agriculturist/Scientist I Mudjekeewis D. Santos; Visayas State University Professor Edgardo E. Tulin; Davao City Central Communication and Emergency Response Center Team, and Commission on Audit (COA) Special Audit Team for Office of the Regional Governor–Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao.
The Dangal ng Bayan Award is conferred to an individual for performance of extraordinary act or public service and consistent demonstration of exemplary ethical behavior on the basis of the employee’s observation of the eight norms of conduct under Republic Act No. 6713 or the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.
Semi-finalists of the Dangal ng Bayan Award are: COA Regional Office No. 7 State Auditor IV Barbara Ana A. Aloba; Philippine National Police (PNP) National Capital Region (NCR) Special Action Force Police Officer III Saldon A. Arajil; Department of Public Works and Highways–Mt. Province District Engineering Office Heavy Equipment Operator I Roldan V. Colas; Municipal Government of Polanco, Zamboanga del Norte Veterinarian I Alfred Mel P. Dagaylo-an; Tanauan, Leyte Fire Station Fire Officer III Oscar Ma. S. Guarda Jr.; Parang, Sulu District Hospital Chief Jubaira A. Isnain; UP Los Baños Research Associate II Melecio J. Maghanoy; PNP NCR Special Action Force Police Chief Inspector Michael John C. Mangahis; Philippine Information Agency Regional Office No. 6 Information Officer V Ma. Janet C. Mesa; Municipal Government of Dalaguete, Cebu Midwife II Euthemia G. Plariza; Municipal Government of Kalibo, Aklan Agricultural Technologist Alicia B. Rebuelta; BJMP Chief Inspector Elena B. Rocamora; Pavia, Iloilo Police Station Senior Police Officer III Rhia B. Sotomil; Tanauan, Leyte Fire Station Senior Fire Officer I Luisito C. Tizon; and Municipal Government of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur Mayor Candelario J. Viola Jr.
The Civil Service Commission Pagasa Award is conferred to an individual or group of individuals for outstanding contributions resulting from an idea or performance which directly benefit more than one department of the government.
Semi-finalists of the Civil Service Commission Pagasa Award are: Department of the Interior and Local Government–Aklan Local Government Operations Officer VI Maricel M. Bechayda; Negros Oriental State University Assistant Professor I Alan E. Faburada; Zaragoza Elementary School Principal I Lourdes A. Floria; UP Los Baños Museum Technician I Ariel R. Larona; Bicol Medical Center Chief I Efren SJ. Nerva; City Government of Bayawan, Negros Oriental Administrative Aide I Jonelyn D. Ojastro; Isabela State University Professor II Romeo G. Seguban; Tubungan Central Elementary School Master Teacher II Concepcion T. Tababa; City Government of Tabuk, Kalinga City Agriculturist’s Office; DOST Industrial Technology Development Institute Research and Development Team; and Marinduque Animal and Wildlife Rescue Emergency Response Team.
The annual Search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees seeks to recognize exemplary employees in the civil service.
Lingkod Bayan awardees will receive a cash prize of PHP200,000, a gold-gilded medallion, and a plaque containing the citation and signature of the President of the Philippines. Dangal ng Bayan awardees will receive a cash prize of PHP200,000 and trophy designed by National Artist for Sculpture Napoleon V. Abueva. Pagasa awardees will receive a cash prize of PHP100,000, gold-gilded medallion, and a plaque containing the citation and signature of the CSC chairman.