PIA Press Release
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Bohol tri-media prexy swears in new set of public info officersby Elvira C. Bongosia
TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Jan. 28 (PIA) -- Bohol tri-media association president Teofredo Araneta officiated the swearing in of the 2012-2013 new set of officers of the Association of United Development Information Officers in Bohol (AUDIO-Bohol) on January 26 during its 2-day Annual Assessment and Planning Workshop at Casa Rey Francis Pension House & Restaurant, Tagbilaran City.
AUDIO is a network of information officers of the various municipalities and national government agencies (NGA) based in the province.
The head of the Provincial Capitol’s Effective Development Communication (EDCom) Augustus Escobia, was re-elected as president.
Other info officers that were elected and sworn in were Trinidad town info officer Jojeline Ruiz-Buendia as Vice-President for LGU and Ma. Lydia Bantugan info officer of DAR as VP for the National Government Agencies (NGA).
LGU-Candijay info officer Judith Villamor and DENR info officer Ma. Corazon Colarines were elected as treasured and assistant treasurer respectively.
Lindsey Marie Vismanos of LGU-Gracia-Hernandez as Secretary; Elvira Bongosia (PIA) as Assistant Secretary and Bruce Zabala (BDJ) as PRO (1st Dist.) also joined in the ceremony.
Teodulo Yecyec of LGU-Dagohoy as PRO (2nd Dist.); Ruben Tenio of LGU-Duero as PRO (3rd Dist.) and Jildo Cempron of LGU-Sagbayan as Auditor completed the new set of AUDIO officers.
“I am very proud of the information officers’ work of helping the government and in bringing the government closer to the people,” Araneta said, in his short message.
He encouraged all the information officers to help and be united with the media in disseminating ‘good news’ to the people.
In closing, Araneta borrowed the word from a famous newsman that said “news writing is like learning to play a new musical instrument. The more you practice, the easier it gets and the better you become”. (mbcn/ecb/PIA-Bohol)