NEGROS OCCIDENTAL (PIA)— Executive Assistant and Provincial Public Information Officer Charina Magallanes-Tan recently inducted into office the new set of officers of the Negros Association of Government Information Officers and Liaisons (NAGIOL).
The officers include President- Unice Pasaylo Castillon (Central Negros Electric Cooperative); Vice President -Ace Balboa (Bago City); Secretary- Ian Arnold Arnaez (DepEd, Province), Assistant Secretary- Lila Vaflor-Arro (DepeEd, Bacolod City); Treasurer- Julie Enrile (Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office); Assistant Treasurer- Jenny Saron (Provincial Health Office) and Auditor- Arnaldo Virgo (Municipality of Valladolid).
The Board of Trustees are District 1 - Albertito Morados (municipality of Toboso); District 2 - Rosario Barredo (Municipality of Manapla); District 3-Joy Famini (Victorias City); District 4- Edgard Gabitoya (municipality of Pontevedra); District 5 - Remuel Lajo (municipality of La Castellana); District 6-Jake Gonzales (Kabankalan City); Bacolod City Lone District - Carmela Arcolas-Gamboa and Provincial Government Representative - Lucille Perartilla.
Tan expressed her appreciation to the information officers, especially for the
efforts they exerted during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when every piece of information that came out gets close public scrutiny.
She also urged them to rally for the cooperation of the people to support recovery efforts in their towns and cities as COVID-19 gradually eases down to a manageable level.
For her part, Castillon pledged to fulfill the tasks assigned to her and lead fellow officers to carry the torch of spreading the right information to the public from the viewpoint of development communication.
She said the organization initially plans to conduct Information Caravans, hold writing skills enhancement, and strengthen NAGIOL as it resumes regular activities that were prohibited for the past two years due to the pandemic. (AAL/Lljr/PIA6 Negros Occidental)