CHED Commissioner Lilian A. De Las Llagas spearheaded a re-orientation for SUC Board Secretaries on May 6, 2019 at the Function Hall, CIRTC Building, BatStateU Pablo Borbon Main I, Batangas City. This intends to familiarize the secretaries and their respective presidents about the new agenda setting approach and foldering system prescribed by the commissioner.
PASUC and BatStateU President Dr. Tirso A. Ronquillo, delivered the opening remarks on behalf of the 26 participating SUCs under Commissioner De Las Llagas. In his message, he talked about the critical roles being played by Board Secretaries and how important it is for them to be reoriented from time to time. “We commend the initiatives and innovative strategies of the commissioner to level up the performance of our Board Secretaries. We are here because we are expanding the roles of Board Secretaries” he said.
Dr. Ronquillo also explained the value of working with synergy most especially when challenges arise. “I hope that you [secretaries] will be working developmentally with your presidents for the benefit of our SUCs”, he added.
Commissioner De Las Llagas, meanwhile, shared her expectations from the activity. “I hope that at the end of this mentoring for the whole day, everyone has the passion, has the energy, and has a sense of excellence to be a better secretary”, she uttered.
Speakers of the program include the commissioner, Atty. Joey L. Cauilan, Cagayan State University Board Secretary, and Ms. Blaise C. Regacho, Executive Assistant of the Commissioner.
Commissioner De Las Llagas mentored the participants on the new agenda setting, foldering system, and effective writing of minutes of the meeting. Atty. Cauilan, likewise, delivered a lecture on standardizing board resolutions where he highlighted important points, issues and concerns relative to writing such. Ms. Regacho, on the other hand, shared insights on how to accomplish board-related undertakings in a more systematic manner.
At the end of discussion, the participants drafted and presented their proposed agenda corresponding with the inputs given by the commissioner.