In accordance with the implementation of Republic Act 10742, otherwise known as Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Act of 2015, specifically, Section 21(a)(b) therof, which provides for the organization of the Pederasyon ng mga Sangguniang Kabataan and the election of the Pederasyon Officials at the City, Municipality and Provincial Levels, the DILG Camiguin conducted its two-day Panlalawigan SK Orientation and Elections on June 7-8, 2018 at the DILG Camiguin Provincial Office.

   The two-day activity was participated by five (5) SK Federation Presidents from the five municipalities of the province namely Mambajao, Catarman, Mahinog, Guinsiliban and Sagay.

   Day one of the activity comprised the Orientation and Learning Session wherein resource persons discussed on Servant Leadership by the Head Chaplain Value Restoration Advocate for Camiguin Chapter Nador J. Nacua, who described some of the characteristics and activities of servant-leaders. These include a leader with a servant’s heart who works tirelessly to develop his or her team and is focused on what they can do for others.

   “The servant-leader is a servant first where it creates with the natural feeling that one wants to serve first. Then mindful choice brings one to aspire to lead,” he said.

   Moreover, Mr. Alberto Ladao, OIC Principal of Mambajao National High School, discussed the Organizing Knowledge Enhancement of Youth Skills.

   While DILG Provincial Director, Rhona G. Pedraza-Abadilla discussed on: (a) Legal Bases of SK Pederasyon; (b) Powers and Functions of SK Pederasyon Officials; (c) Trends, Issues and Challenges in Governance affecting the youth: Anti-Illegal Drugs, Federalism, Anti-Terrorism, Anti-Corruption and Reproductive Health.

SK ELECTIONS

   Leading the new set of provincial SK Federation leaders is Lucile D. Salvani from the Municipality of Mambajao who ran unopposed as president. Meanwhile, Patrick Joel S. Panaligan, SK president of Guinsiliban was elected as SK Pederasyon Vice President.

      Here are the complete names of the SK Pederasyon Officers:

                              President: Lucile D. Salvani

                              Vice President: Patrick Joel S. Panaligan

                               Secretary: Rhea V. Uba

                               Treasurer: Dheno D. Estrada

                               Auditor: Ivan G. Janopol

     In attendance during the elections were the Board of Election Supervisors composed of DILG Provincial Director Rhona Abadilla, COMELEC Provincial Election Supervisor Atty. Aleli D. Ramirez and Secretary to the SP Carolyn L. Lagumbay; The Panel of Observers include CSO Representative Head Chaplain Nady Nacua, OIC Principal of Mambajao National High School Alberto G. Ladao and PNP PO1 Muhaimin Askalani.

   In her message, DILG Provincial Director Abadilla congratulated the newly elected/proclaimed Sangguniang Kabataan Panlalawigan Pederasyon Officers and assured to support the new set officers as she placed her full trust to them. The new set of SK Officials  started their term of office effective noon of June 30, 2018.