L-R: DPWH Sec./MWSS BOT Chairman Mark Villar, MWSS Administrator/BOT Vice Chairman Reynaldo V. Velasco, Trustee Atty. Jose R. Hernandez, Trustee Atty. Melanie Sia-Lambino, Trustee Merly M. Cruz, Trustee Atty. Valeriano F. Pasquil and Trustee Atty. Franklin J. Demonteverde

The MWSS has a new set of officers. On February 16, 2017, the new set of MWSS Board of Trustees took their respective Oaths of Office before DPWH Secretary Mark Villar in simple ceremonies at the latter’s DPWH office. Secretary Villar will sit as the ex-officio Chairman of the MWSS Board of Trustees, by virtue of his position as the Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways, DPWH being the supervising department of the MWSS.

The inductees/ other members of the Board are:  Ret. PNP Gen.  Reynaldo V. Velasco, Retired Judge Franklin J. Demonteverde, Retired Sandigan Justice Jose R. Hernandez,  Atty. Melanie Sia-Lambino, former DTI Undersecretary Merly Cruz, and Atty. Valeriano F. Pasquil.  Velasco, who, besides being a member of the Board is also appointed as the new Administrator and, thus, automatically will become the Vice-Chairman of the Board, pursuant to the MWSS Charter. The new Board is expected to convene and have its first Board meeting on February 17, 2017.