Memorandum Orders

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 2010-26

REORGANIZATION OF THE MUNICIPAL GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT (GAD) FOCAL POINT

WHEREAS, RA 7192, otherwise known as the Women in Development and Nation Building Act and its IRR provides for the organization of the Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Point which shall act as mechanism to ensure that programs and projects of Local government Units are garner-responsive;

WHEREAS, the GAD Focal Point shall serve as he catalyst for policy inputs, gender responsive/programming and ensure that gender concerns are addressed as interventions for development;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, VICENTE B FLORES, JR., Municipal Mayor of Oton, Iloilo, by virtue of the power vested in me by law do hereby order the reorganization of the Municipal GAD Focal point of Oton, Iloilo to composed of the following:
Chairperson: Hon. Virginia F. Olivares
Chairperson, SB Committee on women

Vice Chairperson: Mrs. Nina Joy H. Tañada
Mun. Social welfare & Development Officer

Members: Hon Euel Brian Villavicencio, SKMF Pres
Hon. Margarito Clavel, ABC President
Mrs. Ana Nad, NGO (Oton Women’s Assn., Inc.)
Mrs. Celsa Suarez, MAO
Dr. Sally C. Ticao, MHO
Mrs. Erlinda Caminian, HRMO
Mrs. Ma. Ami Rodrigo, MPDC
PO2 Sarah L. Palomo, WCPC
The GAD Focal Point shall perform the following duties and functions:

1. Take appropriate action to eliminate all forms of gender biases in LGU policies programs and projects;
2. Provide opportunities and resources for effective participation of women in development;
3. Formulate monitoring scheme/system to keep track of the development of GAD within the LGU.

This order shall take effect immediately.

Done this 10th day of December 2010 at the Municipality of Oton, Iloilo, Philippines.

VICENTE B. FLORES, JR.
Mayor

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