Dumayaca hands over the key of responsibility to Nacalaban, symbolizing the transfer of headship of the Research Division of DA-10.
Nacalaban as its OIC-Research Division chief, in a simple turnover ceremony at the Northern Mindanao Agricultural Crops and Livestock Research Complex (NMACLRC) on May 11, 2023.
A position previously held by Cora A. Dumayaca, she handed over the key of responsibility to Nacalaban, symbolizing the transfer of headship of said office, in light of her appointment as full-fledged Director III effective April 19, 2023, and continuing to serve as DA-10’s Regional Technical Director for Research and Regulations.
Also gracing the turnover rite is DA-10 Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado, who encouraged the research team to carry on to deliver their duties and responsibilities as public servants and to extend their support to their officer-in-charge.
In his message, Nacalaban conveyed his appreciation to everyone in attendance, while setting a tone for his brand of leadership.
“As your new division chief, we will continue what the research [division] has started, and I am hoping for your full support as we strive to reach the heights of excellence in the region,” he remarked.
Also witnessing the ceremony is DA-10 Regional Technical Director for Operations Carlota S. Madriaga, research station heads and staff. # (RDMElloren)