The LGA conducted a 3-day conference for DILG Assistant Regional Directors, Division Chiefs and Accountants at the Subic Holiday Villas in Zambales. The conference included lectures, sharing and workshops focusing on leadership and accountability of public officials which was facilitated by renowned Organizational Development Coach Ms. Menchie Diokno.
In her keynote message, Assistant Director Thelma T. Vecina encouraged the participants to strengthen the camaraderie and teamwork in instituting reforms and accomplishing programs that have been started by the Department. The participants identified the challenges and issues among and within their offices and set their hands through colorful handprints on canvass signifying enthusiasm in working as a team to achieve greater results for the organization.
Other highlights of the activity included orientation on the new structure of the Newly Elected Officials (NEO) program by Mr. Alfonso Maralli Jr.; Financial Management 101 session with LGA accountant Ms. Virgin Insigne; updating on the monitoring and evaluation of DILG-LGA programs by Ms. Daphne Purnell; and Action Planning session by Ms. Angelina Layugan.
As a parting message to the participants, Director Marivel C. Sacendoncillo commits to help the LGRRCs in addressing challenges in attaining the objectives of the Department.