DA-10 honors its retirees in a Salamat, Mabuhay tribute.


CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Department of Agriculture – Northern Mindanao (DA-NorMin) honored its retired employees in a Salamat, Mabuhay tribute Thursday, December 7, here.

With the theme DAOG (DA’s One Goal): Ten for One, the agency lauded the stellar service of 13 DA employees who formally concluded their tenure of office this year.

In his message, DA-NorMin Regional Executive Director, Carlene C. Collado extended his gratitude to the retirees for their contribution in continuously making the DA a premier agency in serving the region’s agriculture sector.

“On behalf of DA-NorMin, I deeply appreciate all you have done to create an environment where each of us strives for excellence. May your success continue to flourish for many generations ahead,” he said.

For her part, DA-NorMin Regional Technical Director for Operations, Carlota S. Madriaga commended the retirees’ dedication and commitment in their service to DA. She particularly cited their pivotal roles in bolstering the agency’s performance at the national level.

Recounting the shared challenges and triumphs as colleagues in service, DA-NorMin Regional Technical Director for Research and Regulations, Cora A. Dumayaca thanked the retirees for their unwavering cooperation and support in the attainment of the agency’s yearly goals in the course of their tenure.

In recognition of their selfless service and exceptional leadership, the retirees received a plaque and token of appreciation from DA-NorMin and the Department of Agriculture Employees’ Association (DAEA).

This year’s retirees are:

Alanita A. Jumalon, DVM – Chief Agriculturist
Lourdes P. Rudinas – Project Evaluation Officer IV
Berly F. Tatoy, PhD – Agricultural Center Chief III
Cleofe O. Ampatin – Senior Agriculturist
Jocelyn A. Gementiza – Market Specialist III
Guillermo L. Duran – Senior Science Research Specialist
Betty G. Betonio – Science Research Specialist II
Gleen A. Janubas – Agriculturist II
Alma May T. Dejoras – Administrative Assistant II
Bernadette M. Manduro – Science Research Assistant
Romulo P. Mahinay – Security Guard I
Priscillano A. Tuquib – Science Aide I
Liebeco B. Mahilum -Laboratory Aide I