CSC honors Cordillera’s 2019 outstanding civil servants
BAGUIO CITY – – The Civil Service Commission -Cordillera(CSC-CAR) led the recognition of outstanding civil servants in the region in the 2019 CSC Regional Honors and Awards Program (HAP) dubbed as “Parangal Para Sa Mga Katangi–tanging, Lingkod–Bayani ng Kordilyera ” on September 25 at the Paragon Hotel here.
Dr. Maria Lourdes Trajano, Medical Specialist III of the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) led this year’s cream of the crop as 2019 Dangal ng Bayan national awardee. She is instrumental in introducing innovations at the BGHMC’s pediatric department and in strengthening the framework of the hospital’s Pediatric Residency Training Program.
Other regional Dangal ng Bayan awardees are Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) – CAR Administrative Assistant III Nancy Dasayon, Department of Education(DepEd) – Ifugao Teacher III Laureen Lunag, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology – CAR Jail Warden John Melecio, DepEd – Benguet Principal IV Niño Tibangay, and Commission on Audit(COA) – CAR Atty. IV Josephine Tilan.
The Dangal ng Bayan is conferred to outstanding officials and employees for performance of an extra – ordinary act or public service, as guided by Republic Act 6713 or the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.
For– individual category, awardees are Baguio City Assessor Maria Almaya Addawe, BGHMC Technician III Benjamin Amisola, DepEd – Ifugao Teacher III Sharon Ballogan, BGHMC Medical Officer III Rodel Banggiacan, DOH – CAR Sr. Health Program Officer Clint Gil Ildefonso, and BGHMC Computer Maintenance Technician Robert Obligado.
For CSC PAGASA award- group category, awardees are Cabacab Elementary School- DepEd Division of Benguet, BGHMC Infection Prevention and Control Committee, and COA – CAR Audit Team.
The PAGASA award is given to individual or group of individuals for outstanding contributions resulting from an idea or performance that directly benefit more than one department of the government.
For the Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award – individual category, regional awardees are former Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan and DOH – CAR Sr. Health Program Officer Karen Lonogan.
For the group category award, recipients are the COA – CAR Composite Team, the Alternative Learning System of DepEd Baguio, the National Coffee Industry Cluster Team of Department of Trade and Industry – CAR, and the Neurology Department of BGHMC.
The Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award is conferred to an individuals or groups for exceptional or extraordinary contributions resulting from an idea or performance that had nationwide impact on public interest, security and patrimony.
CSC also awarded the “Pamanang Lingkod Bayani”, which include a plaque of recognition and a P100,000 check, to the family of Romualdo Luglug, a heavy equipment operator of DPWH – Ifugao 2nd Engineering District, who died in the line of duty – in a vehicular accident during a road clearing and slide removal operations on October 25, 2017 in Banaue, Ifugao.
CSC Central Office HR Policies and Standards Office Director IV lawyer Rodolfo Encajonado, led the awarding, assisted by CSC – CAR Regional Director Marilyn Taldo and Asst. RD Cornelia Rillera with HAP Regional Screening Committee member, Philippine Information Agency Regional Director Helen Tibaldo.
Encajonado, in his keynote message, expressed the CSC’s congratulations to the regional awardees, who represent the best of government service in Cordillera and serve as the country’s heroes and role models in public service.
He also encouraged the awardees to continue bringing in “Malasakit” in government service and serve as the country’s role models in the goal of shaping all public servants to become “Lingkod Bayani” or heroes of public service. **JDP/CCD-PIA CAR