Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) Iloilo Chapter is all set for the November celebration of “Civil Engineering Month.” With theme, “PICE Focus 2020: Understanding the Past, Engineering the Future,” PICE Iloilo Chapter President Engineer Richard Garin leads this year’s celebration.
“Of all times to celebrate Civil Engineering and the women and men behind this noble calling, November is the best time,” Engineer Garin said. “And what an honor to be leading thousands of fellow Ilonggo Civil Engineers. The celebration is under our “new normal” and we’re committed to keeping it safe and compliant to established health protocols. Our passion remains strong as ever.”
This year’s nationwide celebration under PICE National leadership kicks off with a Thanksgiving Mass with Reverend Father Jerry Orbos, SVD. The Holy Mass will be streamed live on Sunday via Facebook and YouTube
The observance of the “Civil Engineering Month” aims to bring attention and consciousness to the Filipino people the importance of civil engineers in nation-building. It is further aimed at encouraging the full support of PICE members.
PICE National President Dr. Erdsan Rene S. Suero in reaching out to PICE local chapters and affiliate societies stressed the observance to be mindful of COVID 19.
“We shall conduct our activities with utmost safety of our members and the general public,”Engineer Garin assured. “As such, we will have government protocols in place and make the most of the technology that is within our reach. We are Civil Engineers. We create, we build. And this November we celebrate.”
With Engineer Garin as President, PICE Iloilo Chapter 2020 elected officers and Board of Directors are Engineer Romeo C. Andig, Vice President for Government, Engineer Reynaldo M. Asuncion, Vice President for Private Sector and Engineer Mary Earl Daryl A. Grio, Vice President for Academe.
Secretary is Engineer Rona Mae B. Tanoy, Treasurer is Engineer Doris Mae L. Penaredondo, Auditor is Engineer Emmanuel Leo C. Lim, Business Manager is Engineer Neil Edwin R. Escalona, while Public Relations Officers are Engineer Jonah S. Paloma for Government and Engineer Mariou J. Tallador for Academe.
PICE Iloilo Chapter Board of Directors are Engineer Jose Al V. Fruto, Engineer Rodney A. Gustilo, Engineer Manuel A. Arguelles, Engineer Alger Lamprea and Engineer Antonio F. Belarga.
PICE Iloilo Chapter Regional Coordinator is Engineer Lea N. Delfinado.