NAPOLCOM Regional Office No. 5 celebrated the 52nd NAPOLCOM Anniversary cum 3rd Quarter Regional Management Conference last September 28 to 30, 2018 at 24/7 Balikbayan Resort in Tiwi, Albay.
The Regional Management Conference was held on the first day and started with the presentation of the 2nd and 3rd quarters accomplishments of the regional office vis-à-vis the 2018 OPB targets. The Regional Office’s NAPEMA Representative was also given time to discussed their programs for the employees. Dir. Josephmar B. Gil, Regional Director of NAPOLCOM Region 5 closed the program with his message. He also led the taking of oath of the newly promoted employees: Michelle M. Bonto and Jeffrey Vargas.
Mainstreaming of Gender and Development (GAD) in the ISO Certification Process opened the 2nd day of the celebration. Dr. Ma. Gianelli Q. Besana and Atty. Louie E. Toldanes gave the lectures on ISO structures and processes together with review of terms and definitions. In the afternoon employees have fun games were they not only enjoy the activity but it strengthened their camaraderie as well.
The anniversary celebration was also held on the 2nd day through a Denim Night Party wherein employees are in their white tops and blue jeans. Awards were given including loyalty and special citation for members of the Compliance and Evaluation Team (CET). Ms. Cathyrine Lazo and Ms. Honeybeth Mimay were recognized also as Regional Winners for 2018 Search for Model Supervisors and Employees respectively. Ms. Myrna Guban, Acting Provincial Officer of Masbate was given the Regional Director’s Choice Award.
The day capped off with a retirement honors for Ms. Myrna L. Guban. Messages were given by NAPOLCOM officials and by her contemporaries in the Commission. Video messages from her partner agencies in the Province of Masbate were also played as a tribute to her 42 years of loyal service to the government.
The last day started with everyone attending the Sunday mass at Our Lady of Salvation Church in Joroan, Albay, and it ended after the lunch was served courtesy of NAPOLCOM Region 5 September birthday celebrants.