NIA Central Office – Presided by Department of Agriculture (DA) Assistant Secretary Arnel V. De Mesa, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) conducted the Ceremonial Turnover of Leadership on December 14, 2022 at NIA Convention Hall, 5th Floor, DCIEC Building.
During the ceremony, NIA Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Atty. Eryl Royce R. Nagtalon will pass on the baton of leadership to Acting Administrator, Engr. Eduardo Eddie G. Guillen.
Before being appointed as NIA chief, Administrator Guillen served as the Municipal Mayor of Piddig, Ilocos Norte which was included in this year’s Top 10 Performing Local Government Units. On the other hand, Atty. Nagtalon will continue his post as the Senior Deputy Administrator of the Agency.
NIA Deputy Administrator for Engineering and Operations Sector C’zar M. Sulaik, Deputy Administrator for Administrative and Finance Sector Ralph Lauren A. Du, Apayao Provincial Vice Governor and National Confederation of Irrigators Associations (NCIA) President Remy N. Albano, Corporate Board Secretary Atty. Willie Ann M. Angsiy, NIA Department/Regional/Project Managers nationwide, employees, and guests are present during the event.
With the expertise of Administrator Guillen in the fields of agriculture, sustainable and inclusive development, planning, local governance, consolidated farm production system, and community/institutional development, NIA officials and employees are confident and hopeful that the Agency would be able to achieve greater heights in the years to come. All of these are in the service of the Filipino farmers.
Singing of the National Anthem
NIA Deputy Administrator for Administrative and Finance Sector Ralph Lauren A. Du delivers the Welcome Remarks during the NIA Management Turnover on December 14, 2022 at NIA Convention Hall, 5th Floor, DCIEC Building, NIA Central Office.
NIA Deputy Administrator for Engineering and Operations Sector C’zar M. Sulaik leads the Introduction of the New Administrator.
NIA Officer-in-Charge Atty. Eryl Royce R. Nagtalon delivers his message as the Outgoing Officer.
Outgoing Officer Atty. Nagtalon (2nd from left turns over the NIA Flag to Presiding Officer DA Assistant Secretary De Mesa (middle).
Presiding Officer DA Assistant Secretary De Mesa (middle) hands over the NIA Flag to Incoming Officer/Acting Administrator Guillen (2nd from left).
Engineer Guillen delivers his message as the new NIA Acting Administrator.
DA Assistant Secretary De Mesa delivers his message as the Presiding Officer of the NIA Management Turnover.
NIA Administrator Guillen during his message on the NIA Management Turnover
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