By Jessica M. Bacud
CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela – Vice Mayor Dean Anthony G. Domalanta of San Mariano town, the interim Vice Mayor’s League of the Philippines (VMLP) National President, was re-elected as the Provincial President of Isabela for the term 2022-2025 on July 19 at JAPI Hotel, Sillawit in this city.
Domalanta, who ran unopposed, emphasized that strong leadership and tested governance are the primary factors of unity and progress for the league’s Isabela Chapter.
Provincial Director Corazon D. Toribio, CESO V of the Department of Interior and Local Government of Isabela, assisted in the conduct of the VMLP Provincial Chapter Meeting and Elections.
“We are always united in pushing advancement for our beloved province, especially in the conduct of VMLP provincial chapter elections,” said Toribio, who also administered the oath-taking ceremony.
As they are bound to new challenges in their present roles and responsibilities, the elected set of officers of the VMLP Isabela Chapter and proclaimed for the term 2022-2025 are President- VM Dean Anthony G. Domalanta; Vice President – VM Bernardine M. Lucas; Secretary-General – VM Antonio Jose T. Miro III;
Treasurer – VM Abegail V. Sable; Auditor – VM Andy Bonn B. Velasco; PRO – VM Dennis Jon A. Dela Cruz; and Federation Directors VM Alfredo P. Custodio, VM Isidro D. Acosta, Jr., VM Arvin M. Barangan, VM Reynaldo T. Panganiban Sr., VM Reynaldo D. Derije, VM Oliver D. Micu, VM Lelamen R. Soingco, VM Nick M. Sebastian, VM Leoncio A. Dalin, Jr., VM Leonardo A. Tumamao, VM Michael Abraham G. Pagauitan, and VM John Paul S. Azur.
Domalanta recognized the dynamic role of DILG Isabela for providing technical assistance and support to the activities of the VMLP Provincial Chapter election.
Christopher Abcede, the VMLP National Executive Director, was also present during the activity.
The VMLP is an organization of all vice mayors of all cities and municipalities of the Philippines. It aims to develop programs that will enrich and upgrade the capabilities of local legislative bodies.
It has the primary purpose of ventilating, articulating, and crystallizing issues affecting the city and municipal government administration, especially those concerning local legislation, and securing solutions through proper and legal means.