AN ORDER CONSTITUTING THE MUNICIPAL TOURISM DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL COMPOSITION AND ITS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF JAGNA, JAGNA, BOHOL.
WHEREAS, the State declares tourism as an indispensable element of the national economy and an industry of national interest and importance, which must be harnessed as an engine of socio-economic growth and cultural affirmation to generate investment, foreign exchange and employment, and to continue to mold and enhanced sense of national pride of all Filipinos;
WHEREAS, pursuant to Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991, Local Government Units (LGUs) shall prepare, adopt, implement and monitor their local tourism purposes;
WHEREAS, LGUs shall adopt the principle of sustainable tourism development in the formulation of their local tourism development plans to give due regard to the conservation of natural endowments and preservation of cultural heritage while according opportunity for local communities to achieve a better quality of life.
NOW THEREFORE, I, FORTUNATO R. ABRENILLA, Municipal Mayor of Jagna, Bohol by virtue of the power vested in me by law do hereby order the constitution of the Municipal Tourism Development Council as a coordinating and advisory body for the Municipal Tourism Development efforts.
Section 1. Composition : The Municipal Tourism Development Council shall be composed of the following:
Chairperson : Atty. Fortunato R. Abrenilla – Municipal Mayor
Vice Chairperson : Hon. Cesario M. Cagulada -SB Committee Chairperson on Tourism
Focal Person : Ms. Elizabeth O. Balaba – Municipal Tourism Officer/Secretariat
Hon. Maricris V. Jamora – Vice Chairperson on Tourism
Engr. Gerry V. Araneta – MPDC
Mrs. Delfina Olaa – Dep.Ed. Supervisor
PO3 Albert Radaza – OIC Jagna PNP
Ms. Esterlita Felisarta – Jagna OIC- MARO
Mr. Camilo Rizano – Mun. Agriculture Officer
Hon. Jesyl M. Jalop – SK Federated President
Ms. Marilou V. Naldoza – JASMED Coordinator
Ms. Amiela S. Balaba – Information Officer
Ms. Judy Grace R. Dominguez – MLGO Officer
Mr. Catalino B. Berro – DYJP Station Manager
Engr. Peter Jamero – Acting Municipal Budget Officer
Anna Ria B. Araneta – DA Food Technician
Mr. Jeremy Horowitz – Peace Corps Volunteer
Ms. Judith Pacquiao – PPA Manager
Ms. Sandra T. Tiu – Owner/Proprietor, Domene Kaw
Mr. Andres Du Jr. – Owner/Proprietor, DQ Lodge
Ms. Eulalia Singco – Owner/Proprietor Delilah’s Rock Resort
Mr. Joselito Galos – Owner/Proprietor, Batong Buhay
Ms. Nellie Galagala – Owner/Proprietor, ELMAR Lodge
Atty. Jesus Acebes – Owner/Proprietor, Paseo del Mar
Ms. Aura Viñalon – Owner/Proprietor, Catering Services
Ms. Maria Mignon A.Webb – Owner/Proprietor Snow Drop Travel & Tours
Ms. Apple I. Gunday – Branch Manager, Garden Cafe
Ms. Bernadette Sajulan – President, Jagna Market Vendors Asso.
Ms. Maribel Bucog – President, Jagna Calamay Makers Coop
Ms. Linda Z. Baja – President, Jagna Calamay Vendors Association
Mr. Renato Cagas – President, Jagna Single Motors Association
Mr. Arnold Pielago – President, Jagna Van Owners and Drivers
Association ( JAVODA )
Mr. Ruel B. Salas – President, Jagna Motorcycle Operators and
Drivers Association (JAMCODA/JMOMBA )
Ms. Lina Echevarria – Branch Manager, Cruz Telephone Company
( CRUZTELCO )
Mr. Alex Tadem – Chief Bantay Dagat
Mr. Dionesio Abueva – President, Jagna Fish Warden Asso. ( JAFWA )
Section 2. Functions and Duties of the Municipal Tourism Development Council. The Council shall have the following duties and functions:
- Formulate a strategic plan or a framework plan to develop and enhance the tourism potentials and tourism industry in the municipality of Jagna;
- Coordinate every tourism events and programs in the community;
- Formulate programs and recommendation to develop local tourism facilities and attraction tapping local and outside resources and funds;
- Assist in the regulation and supervision of tourism- oriented establishments thereby ensuring wholesome and clean tourism activities;
- Assist in monitoring the implementation of the Local Government Code particularly on the matter of licensing of tourism establishment in the locality in order to ensure a safe and enjoyable stay of the tourists and travelers.
Section 3. Effectivity. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.
Done this 12th day of July 2013 at Jagna, Bohol, Philippines.
(SGD.) ATTY. FORTUNATO R. ABRENILLA
AVAILABLE DATA AND STATISTICS (from Ms. Elizabeth Balaba – Municipal Tourism Officer)