Board of Trustees and Project Management
Board of Trustees
PHILIP MICHAEL PAJE
Philip is PhD candidate of the University of the Philippines-Diliman’s interdisciplinary Philippine Studies program. He is working on his dissertation about climate change governance in the Philippine context. He is an instructor of area studies in the University of Asia and the Pacific. At PCCED, he has given seminar-workshops for the Barangay Rule of Law Seminar program since 2010.
DR. PAUL DUMOL
Paul is a Full Professor in the Humanities at the University of Asia and the Pacific and once served as its Vice President for Academic Affairs. He studied at the University of Navarre, Pamplona, Spain, where he received a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts specializing in Philosophy. He finished his doctoral studies in Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto, Canada. He was a recipient of the distinguished Gawad Rizal 2012 conferred by the National Historical Commission. He also received the National Book Award for Translation for The Manila Synod of 1582 and the Draft of its Handbook for Confessors. He lectures on history and citizenship for PCCED’s Civic Education Training Seminars.
JOSEPH EMMANUEL LANSANG
Joseph is the Programs and Communications Manager of Base Bahay Foundation, a non-profit organization that builds affordable and resilient houses made of renewable materials. He was a project manager of PCCED and worked with the organization from 2009 to 2014. While with PCCED, he trained in project management and international development and cooperation with Asociacion Zabalketa in Spain. Prior to PCCED, he was an international volunteer of Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) and British Council in London and in Mindanao. Joseph has a degree in BS. Legal Management from San Beda College and a diploma in Human Rights from Collège Universitaire Henry Dunant in Switzerland.
MA. CONCEPCION LAGOS
Wan-wan teaches full-time in the University of Asia and the Pacific. She is a member of the PCCED since 2009 and has given seminars to public and private high school teachers on integrating civic culture to the Asian Studies courses of High School Students. She is a PhD candidate in the Tri-College Philippine Studies program of the University of the Philippines-Diliman. She is currently writing her dissertation about Marikina city’s shoe industry and the people who keep the industry going amid the challenges posed by globalization.
DR. VIRGILIO AGUILAR
Tisoy is currently a professor at the University of Saint La Salle Bacolod where he finished his Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Commerce. He earned his Master’s degree in Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Course in Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology at De La Salle University Manila. He delivers lectures for PCCED programs on topics such as PWD Rights in the Philippines.
ATTY. DELIA TANTUICO
Delia is a well-respected and admired administrator, educator, lawyer, and legal scholar in the University of Asia and the Pacific. She has assumed various roles in UA&P from being the Registrar, the Dean of the School of Management and the College of Arts and Sciences. She currently teaches in the School of Law and Government of the UA&P. She earned her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines and her Master of Laws degree from the University of San Francisco.
Jocar is currently the Schools Division Superintendent of DepEd Bislig City Division. She received her Bachelors degrees in Psychology and Education from Adamson University and Saint Michael’s College respectively. In 1998, Jocar finished her Masters in Values Education at the University of Asia and the Pacific.
DR. FERDINAND PINGUL
Ferdie is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Bachelor of Science in Human Capital Development program at UA&P. He received his master’s degree in management and his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of the Philippines. Prior to his full-time stint in the academe, he worked as a Human Resource Management and Development professional for various industries including banking and engineering consultancy. Ferdie pursues research in the area of civic education. He has worked on various research projects ranging from consumer behavior to manpower & competency studies. he is a founding member and formerly the President of PCCED.
Arnold is currently the Social Science Coordinator at the First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities (FAITH). He is concurrently, the Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS) track Coordinator of the Senior High School department of the same school. His area of expertise includes: Philippine History, Jose Rizal’s Life, Works and Writing, Values and Civic Education. He is the Regional Coordinator for Region IV- A (CALABARZON) of the UNESCO-APNIEVE Philippines from May 2012 up to the present. He is also the Project Citizen Regional Coordinator for CALABARZON. He has served as a member of PCCED’s Board of Trustees from 2016.
Raiza currently oversees the overall operation of PCCED. Prior to this, she managed the development cooperation projects of PCCED and steered it towards the development and implementation of Humanitarian Aid projects. She attended a Project Management training in Spain in 2012, and was an Community Solutions Program Fellow of IREX in the USA in 2015, where she earned her leadership units from George Mason University while serving at CORO Pittsburgh. Raiza graduated with an M.A. in Political Economy with specialization in International Relations and Development at UA&P, where she also taught courses on Philippine Politics and Governance and Political Thought.
AEPRIL MAITA PALO
Myttee currently directs all the projects of PCCED with Zabalketa. She managed the “Promoting Democratic Values in the Barangays of Jagna, Bohol,” before attending a Project Management training in Spain in April 2016. Myttee is a development practitioner with a career spanning over decades in project management and across thematic areas. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Xavier University in 1994 and was an Alumna of the Year of Service Program (a young professional’s training for social development work in Mindanao). Myttee is an advocate of Eco-cultural tourism, organic farming, use of eco-bags, sound and sustainable coastal and watershed management and good governance.
LEORA MYRLA QUILAS
Myrla is currently leading the implementation of the “Ayuda Humanitaria para Filipinas III and IV”. She successfully lead the implementation of t Ayuda I and II humanitarian projects of PCCED with Zabalketa. She has a vast knowledge in community organizing and development work, having served various local non-government organization in Bohol. Her expertise has allowed her to dedicate time in PCCED to train the new staff, imparting knowledge on how to engage the partners and ensure that their voices are heard and considered in the planning and implementation of the project. Myrla graduated from the Visayas State University with a Bachelors degree in Animal Science major in Animal Health.
Bob is currently implementing the “Promoting Democratic Values in the Barangays of Juban, Sorsogon.” While typically quiet and shy, he is a dedicated and passionate development worker. He demonstrated courage when he assumed major responsibilities to for his current project, even if he has limited knowledge on the language and culture of the project area. Bob has been part of the successful implementation of Ayuda Humanitaria para Filipinas projects I and II. He carries with him the spirit of a responsible mountaineering in advocating for responsible citizenship and governance.
ANGHELA MONIKA DAMASIN
Mon is currently assisting PCCED’s project in Juban, Sorsogon. She began as a volunteer of PCCED projects in Bohol after she completed her university studies. As a volunteer she has served a development cooperation and a humanitarian project, before joining the project team of the “Promoting Democratic Values in the Barangays of Jagna”. She has demonstrated vigor and compassion in assisting Barangay Officials and Leaders and Members of the Civil Society Organizations in Jagna. While she has dedicated her young life in serving others, she has also managed to pursue her dream of becoming a lawyer. Mon obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree from Holy Name University in the Province of Bohol.
Virge is currently part of the “Ayuda Humanitaria para Filipinas III” project. She is considered to be one of the most loyal staff of PCCED, having served the organization for over 7 years. She has been part of the successful implementation of various “Promoting Democratic Values” projects of PCCED and Zabalketa in Bohol. She is very reliable in efficiently and effectively managing and supporting the logistical requirements of the projects she’s serving. While dedicating her time to support her project team, Virgie is a also dotting mother to 3 kids. She graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Laws from the Holy Name University in Bohol.
Richard is currently part of the “Ayuda Humanitaria para Filipinas III”, where he is tasked to oversee the capacity building component of the Project on Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Planning. He was part of the successful implementation of PCCED’s previous Humanitarian Projects. Richard is a dedicated development worker who spends after-work hours to learn more about his assigned project’s thematic area. He loves to reflect on the experiences that he collects in the field and draws his inspiration and compassion to serve the people, especially the most vulnerable ones. Richard graduated from the Holy Name University with a Bachelors degree in Psychology.
JESSIE JAMES ROLLORATA
James is currently part of the “Ayuda Humanitaria para Filipinas III” Project. Prior to this, he contributed in the completion of the “Promoting Democratic Values” project in Barcelona, Sorsogon. James is someone who takes the extra mile in ensuring that project deliverable are met. He is very good at relating with project partners and stakeholders, including suppliers which contributed in the successful completion of shelter and construction and repair of various infrastructure projects, during the implementation of the previous Humanitarian projects of PCCED and Zabalketa. He graduated from the Holy Name University with a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering.
Finance and Admin Officer
Joann currently manages the Finance and Administrative aspects PCCED. She is assigned to oversee PCCED’s financial operations, which include enforcing all policies on finance and conducting periodic finance operation audits. Prior to this, she managed the finances of the previous Ayuda Humantaria para Filipinas project of PCCED and Zabalketa. She graduated from the Divine Word College (Holy Name University) with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.