Tandag City, Surigao del Sur (13 July 2016). By virtue of DENR Regional Special Order No. 2016-272 s. 2016, the DENR Caraga Regional Director Nonito M. Tamayo officially installed Forester Jose Flavio V. Concha as the new In-Charge in the Office of PENR Officer Surigao del Sur during the installation ceremony on July 12, 2016 held at PENRO Building, this city.
Forester Concha, a pure Tandaganon, was the in-charge of CENRO Cantilan, Surigao del Sur since July 2015. He served as DENR employee for more than 30 years since his first employment in the environmental service sometimes in 1982.
PENRO Surigao del Sur Acting HRMO Maria S. Paz Aguilar revealed that Forester Concha has been a dedicated DENR employee with vast working experiences holding gigantic positions within the AOR of PENRO Surigao del Sur for more than three (3) decades now.
“Forester Concha is one of the DENR employees who rise from rank and file. His first employment in the agency was in 1982 as the Forest Guard in BFD Bislig, Surigao del Sur. He then promoted as Forester I of CENRO Bislig in 1987, which was the beginning of his career development in the ladder of success,” HRMO Aguilar said as she introduced the new OIC during the installation ceremony. She added that among the highlighted promotions and designations he acquired during the past years in DENR were Senior Forest Management Specialist and Development Management Officer.
In his acceptance speech, OIC PENR Officer Concha revealed that he was overwhelmed considering the great responsibilities in managing 2 cities and 17 municipalities within the AOR of PENRO Surigao del Sur. But he was grateful to the management for the trust and opportunity given to him while optimistic to perform the job.
“With your full support and cooperation together with the help of the top management and different stakeholders, we can accomplish effectively the works assigned to us based on our mandates,” OIC PENRO Concha said.
Meanwhile DENR Caraga Regional Director Nonito Tamayo also formally install Forester Zaldy C. Perater as the new CENR Officer of Cantilan, Surigao del Sur in view of reassignment of Forester Concha. Director Tamayo said that he trusted the management capacity of the OIC in PENRO Surigao del Sur and CENRO Cantilan.
“With the leadership of the new officer-incharge, I believed that the PENRO Surigao del Sur and all its field offices under its AOR are in good hands,” Director Tamayo said during the installation rite.
The movement of some DENR personnel to PENRO Surigao del Sur was due to the transfer of OIC PENR Officer Raul Rosales to DENR Regional Office for health reason. (Johny S. Natad/ PENRO-SDS).