DENR-Environmental Management Bureau – Region I (EMB-I) Director Engr. Maria Dorica Naz–Hipe (right) administered the Oath of Office to newly promoted Administrative Officer V, Mr. Roderick Valdez, on August 18, 2020 at the EMB-I Office of the Regional Director, DENR Building, Government Center, Sevilla, City of San Fernando, La Union.

The appointment was approved by EMB Director, Engr. William P. Cuñado, on August 14, 2020.

Mr. Valdez, who is also concurrently the OIC-Human Resource Management Officer of EMB Region 1, is promoted from Administrative Officer IV (Budget Officer II) to Administrative Officer V.

Finance and Administrative Division OIC-Chief Engr. Remedios Jimenez (2nd from left) and Supervising Administrative Officer Nelia Cristeta Tayag (left) witnessed the said ceremony.

In compliance with the latest health protocols, EMB Region 1 Officials and staff now use face shields in addition to wearing of mandatory face mask to further reduce the risk of infection from the corona virus. Despite the COVID-19 Community Quarantine conditions, EMB Region 1 continues the process of evaluating applications and filling up vacant positions. On August 20, written examinations and panel interview will be conducted for the vacant Engineer III (1 position) and Senior Environmental Management Specialist (1 position).

Congratulations, Mr. Valdez!!!