Mines and Geo-Sciences Bureau region 8 has new chief
Tacloban City (January 30) -- The new regional director of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau of DENR in Region 8, Director Roger de Dios assumed office on January 21, 2010, Ms. Purificacion Daloos, DENR Regional Information Officer, said.
A mining engineer by profession, RD De Dios vowed to win the confidence of the people of Eastern Visayas by considering government service as a vocation and delivering an effective and efficient public service. In managing the MGB, Region 8, De Dios said that human behavior in the MGB organization shall be looked into. The outputs and potentials of the 49 existing personnel shall be reviewed.
"We will treat everyone fairly. We will create a working environment where love and cooperation among workers prevail instead of fear and hatred," Director De Dios said.
Among the areas of concerns that will be looked into are the revenue generation of the office; effective enforcement of laws; proper relations with the mining sector in promoting and ensuring responsible mining, punctuality in attending meetings; and most importantly, exhort the cooperation of all MGB employees to serve all clients promptly.
Before his assignment to Region 8, De Dios served as Regional Director of the MGB in Region 7, with office in Cebu City. While in Cebu, Director De Dios earned outstanding ratings from superiors and peers as reflected in his Career Executive Service Officer rating. He also obtained outstanding rating from clients' feedback.
Regional Executive Director Primitivo C. Galinato, Jr. welcomed RD De Dios to his management team in DENR Region 8.
"The caliber of RD De Dios is expected to be of great help in managing the region's mineral resources development activities as well as geohazards management especially in these times that the Region is posed with global warming and climate change problems," RED Galinato said. (PIA 8) [top]