After months of deliberation, the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) finally released the names of newly hired and promoted employees of the agency on May 31, 2017.

PCAF officially hired a total of 46 permanent employees to join its workforce. Of this 46, 30 were newly hired while 16 were promoted from the ranks.

“I believe that we have enough competent people in PCAF who will lead this agency towards excellence. To attain this, we should strive to do the best in everything we do. This might be a tough challenge, but with your cooperation, determination and teamwork, we can overcome the challenge,” PCAF Executive Director Sarah Gutierrez-Cayona.

Photo shows the oath-taking ceremony and orientation of the newly hired and promoted employees headed by Exec. Dir. Cayona on June 2, 2017. Present to witness the event were Personnel Selection Board head and Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Deputy Executive Director Alexander Daroya and its members including Partnership Development Division Chief Elgie Namia; Policy Development Coordination Division OIC Chief Julieta Opulencia; and Planning, Monitoring and Knowledge Management Division Chief Estrella Tulay. They were joined by assistant division chiefs and section chiefs of the Operating Units. (Click for the complete list.) -JC