CALAPAN CITY, ORIENTAL MINDORO – On 27 October 2021, DOLE MIMAROPA through its Technical Support Service Division facilitated the election of new regional officers of Career Advocates of MIMAROPA, Inc. (CAMI). Election and Oath taking was done virtually via Zoom which was attended by the teachers, guidance counselors, designates and education program supervisors.

The results of the election are as follows:

PRESIDENT                                  – Marie Joyce F. Manahan, Guidance Counselor

VICE PRESIDENT                       – Mary Grace T. Famorcan, Guidance Counselor

SECRETARY                                – Charmaine Faith S. Metin, Guidance Designate

TREASURER                                – Iris F. Mamgaring, Guidance Counselor

AUDITOR                                      – Cecilia R. Bascongada, Guidance Counselor

BUSINESS MANAGERS            – Daniel S. Lebante, Principal

– Gerlie G. Marquina, Guidance Counselor

PIO                                                  – Floyd A. Socrates, Guidance Counselors

ORMIN REP                                 – Oscar C. Linga, Education Program Supervisor

CALAPAN CITY REP                  – Maria Aiza A. De Leon, Guidance Designate

OCCIMIN REP                            – Aida L. Corpuz, Guidance Counselor

MARINDUQUE REP                 – Josefina P. Brual, Project Development Officer

ROMBLON REP                         – Bernie Fallurin, Guidance Counselor

PPC REP                                      – Noreen Grace G. Justo, Guidance Counselor

PALAWAN REP                         – Areld Bond F. Dusong, Teacher

The elected officers will serve a two (2) year term and will lead and guide career advocates in the implementation of the Department’s Career Guidance Advocacy Programs.

In her message, RD Naomi Lyn Abellana mentioned the value of the roles of the career advocates in guiding and shaping the youth especially in their careers. She also thanked them for their continuous support to the Department’s programs and services. “There are no machines invented to give guidance and counseling to persons who are still wondering what to do with their lives; that part of human relations can only be done through personal interaction because it deals with the heart and the brain.”, RD Abellana said.

CAREER GUIDANCE ADVOCACY PROGRAMS (CGAP) is one of the flagship programs being implemented by the Department as employment facilitation intermediation services for the youth to provided them relevant information that could guide them in making informed career choices.