Andres Bonifacio College

College Park, Dipolog City, Philippines 7100

by eSMO on 11 28th, 2012
 Gudmalin chosen Most Outstanding Alumnus

Gudmalin chosen Most Outstanding Alumnus

The Andres Bonifacio College Alumni Association will once again hold its annual reunion and alumni  homecoming on November 30, 2012 at the Amando B. Amatong Civic Center Dipolog City to coincide with the college 72nd Foundation Day Celebration, according to retired Col. Oscar Recentes, president of the alumni association recently.

Recentes announced that this year’s homecoming guest of honor and speaker is DSWD Assistant Secretary, Engr. Camilo G. Gudmalin  to speak on the theme : “Come and Join us! Have more fun with fellow alumni.”

Ms. Leila A. Amatong, acting director, ABC alumni and public affairs office disclosed that Asec Gudmalin has been chosen unanimously as the most outstanding alumnus of Andres Bonifacio College for 2012 taking cognizance of his significant contributions in the field of social works and other government services.

Gudmalin is currently the Assistant Secretary of the department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). He is cluster head and responsible for the supervision of Visayas and Mindanao Field Operations. He is also concurrently the Deputy Project Director of the biggest community driven development project in the Philippines called KALAHI-CIDSS Project and the Department’s Focal Person on National Disaster Management and Response.

Prior to his assignment with the DSWD, Gudmalin was the Director for Operations in the Department of Agrarian Reform and Programme Manager of an integrated rural development project in his country.He is responsible of farmers and the provision of needed support services.

He represented the Philippine Government as member of the Negotiating Panel for the Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact Agreement in Washington DC and to the ASEAN High Level Offical Meeting on Caring Society in Japan. He attended and served as plenary speaker in the Best Practice in Community Empowerment in Jakarta, Indonesia, Migration in Times of Crises in Geneva, Switzerland, and Impact Evaluation Conference in Addis Ababa,Ethiopia.

His public career service spanned the period of 30 years and distinguishes himself in the field of rural and community development, public administration and project management. He has a short stint working in Aceh, Indonesia as Project Manager for water and Sanitation Project contributing for the rebuilding Aceh after the 2004 Tsunami.

The young social work executive received several commendations and awards as best manager awarded awarded by DAR and DSWD, outstanding performance rating from Career Executive Service Board, and as semi-finalist to the Presidential Lingkod Bayan  and GAWAD CES in recognition of his consistent outstanding public service.

Secretary Gudmalin is Bridging Leadership Fellow of the Asian Institute of Management and a graduate of program management course in the same institute. He also earned his Master in Public Administration at the Western Mindanao State University, Zamboanga City. He is currently on leave from the National Defense College of the Philippines for his course of Master in National Security Administration.

He is also a civil engineering graduate from Andres Bonifacio College and a licensed civil engineer.

He is married to Alma Fabrigas and has two children. He hails from Pinan,Zamboanga del Norte, the place of his birth. He is the younger brother of lawyer Paul G. Gudmalin, a known private law practitioner and presently the President of the Dipolog Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

 

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