Agri 10 honors its retirees through its Salamat, Mabuhay program.


The Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) honors its nine retirees during the recently conducted “Salamat, Mabuhay” program, held on December 7, 2022, in the city of Cagayan de Oro.

This year’s honoree retirees were presented with plaques of appreciation and tokens, namely:

  1. Ma. Reina L. Lumantas, Administrative Officer V- 44 years
  2. Carmelita T. Bajarla, Director III- 41 years
  3. Audy G. Maagad, Chief Agriculturist – 41 years
  4. Eva T. Pacturan, Agriculturist II – 41 years
  5. Luisito S. Ofngol, Development Management Officer V – 32 years
  6. Cherlie A. Simene, Senior Science Research Specialist – 32 years
  7. Lennie V. Taylor, Administrative Officer IV – 32 years
  8. Elmer U. Daang, Administrative Officer I – 20 years
  9. Genevieve E. Casiño, Science Research Specialist II – 18 years


Addressing the awardees, DA-10 OIC-Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado encourage them to venture into agricultural production, adding that there is life after retirement.

Centered on the theme: “Ten for One”, the aggie department thru RED Collado expressed his gratitude to the retirees for choosing a career with DA-10 and for their extensive contributions and devotion throughout the years resulting in increased achievements of the agency.

He thanked them for inspiring and teaching their co-employees, who will later become the next leaders of DA-10. # (AMBManto)