Twelve NMIS officials took oath
Newly appointed officials of the National Meat Inspection Service, Executive Director III, Dr. Clarita M. Sangcal; Deputy Executive Director III, Dr. Roberto Umali, and ten Regional Technical Directors (RTDs) appointed as Director II: Dr. Angelita E. Barcelona, Dr. Ronnie Ernst A Duque, Dr. Myrna I. Habacon, Dr. Emmanuel A. Leman, Dr. Fernando N. Lontoc, Dr. Eduardo R. Oblena, Dr. Orlando C. Ongsotto, Dr. Lailanie Rose P. Rico, Dr. Jocelyn A. Salvador, and Dr. Maria Ancilla S. Zartiga took oath before Department of Agriculture Senior Undersecretary Domingo F. Panganiban last January 18, 2023.
Assistant Secretary for Administration, Atty. Jane C. Bacayo, was also present during the ceremony held at the DA compound, Elliptical Road, Diliman Quezon City.
A short and simple salu-salo followed at the Salvador H. Escudero Hall, NMIS attended by the employees of the Central Office, Regional Technical Operations Centers (RTOCs) NCR and IV-B. Former Executive Directors of NMIS: Dr. Manuel D. Rocha (1990-1998), Dr. Minda S. Manantan (2012-2016), Dr. Ernesto S. Gonzales (2017-2019), and Dr. Reildrin G. Morales (2020-2021) also wished the newly appointed directors well as they continue to serve the public by upholding NMIS’ mandate in ensuring safe meat for a healthier Philippines.