(UPDATE) PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has reappointed J. Prospero “Popoy” de Vera third as chairman of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd), Malacañang introduced on Saturday.
Press Secretary Rose Beatrix “Trixie” Cruz-Angeles stated the President additionally named Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Alex Quiroz as chairman of the Governance Commission for Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations and former lawmaker Franz Josef George Alvarez as appearing president and chief govt officer of the Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC).
De Vera was beforehand appointed CHEd commissioner by former president Rodrigo Duterte with a tenure lasting from October 2018 to July 21, 2022.
Before becoming a member of the Duterte administration, de Vera was University of the Philippines vp for public affairs from 2011 to 2016.
De Vera was the very first CHEd commissioner who overtly supported the Free Tuition Bill, an election promise of Duterte, pending within the Congress since 2016.
CHEd’s greatest mandate is the implementation of Republic Act (RA) 10931 — Free Higher Education — Duterte’s foremost social justice program.
De Vera, a powerful advocate of state sponsored increased training, has led the formulation of the implementing guidelines and laws of RA 10931.
Quiroz, then again, has more than 25 years of expertise within the judiciary, beginning as a Metropolitan Trial Court (MeTC) decide then as Regional Trial Court decide.
Prior to his appointment to the anti-graft court docket, Quiroz was presiding decide of Pasig MeTC Branch 156 and likewise labored for the Office of the Solicitor General.
Alvarez, in the meantime, has served as consultant of the primary legislative district of Palawan Province.
He ran unopposed within the May 2019 elections below the banner of the National Unity Party.
Alvarez, son of former Palawan consultant Antonio Alvarez, had voted in opposition to the granting of contemporary broadcasting franchise to ABS-CBN.
Marcos additionally named Rosalia Villegas de Leon as treasurer of the Philippines, Emmanuel Buenaflor Salamat as govt director of the National Secretariat of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict, Epimaco Verano Densing third as undersecretary of the Department of Education, Ferdinand Galvez Sevilla as president of the Philippine Public Safety College, and Benny Diaz Antiporda as appearing administrator and member of the Board of Directors of the National Irrigation Administration.
The different new appointees have been Monica Prieto Teodoro as particular envoy of the President to the United Nations Children’s Fund, Philippe Jones Lhuiller as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Spain, together with the Canary Islands, and Pedro Ramirez Laylo as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the State of Israel.
“The following have been appointed over the course of the week,” Cruz-Angeles stated in a textual content message.