Risk, Disaster Management Committee Reorganized
To better prepare the Tarlac State University community against any disaster, natural or manmade, President Myrna Q. Mallari has reconstituted the Committee on Risk and Disaster Management, identifying key roles and naming officials who will head each unit.
According to an administrative order, dated February 8, the university president herself will co-chair the committee together with Dr. Glenard T. Madriaga, Vice President for Administration and Finance.
Mallari will also act as the incident commander while Madriaga will be her alternate.
The incident commander “is the individual responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and the ordering and release of resources.”
In addition, she “has overall authority and responsibility for conducting incident operations and is responsible for the management of all incident operations at the incident site.”
Dr. Rommel H. Hernandez, the university physician, will co-chair the committee and head the first aid/medical team.
The following will serve as members of the committee and head the different teams: Dr. Armee N. Rosel, campus administrator for the main campus; Dr. Michaela P. Sagun, assistant campus administrator for the main campus; Dr. Theodore M. Timpac, campus administrator for the Lucinda campus; Dr. Erwin P. Lacanlale, assistant campus administrator for the Lucinda campus; Engr. Marlon V. Gamido, campus administrator for the San Isidro campus; Prof. Arnel A. Punla, assistant campus administrator for the San Isidro campus; Mr. Jayson R. Felix, head of the site security team; Mr. Ronald S. Aquino, head of the fire safety team; Engr. Raul D. Canlas, head of the search and rescue team; Engr. Jessie H. Domingo, head of the evacuation team; Prof. Jose Russell S. Arador, head of the communications team; Architect Ferdinand S. Valencia, head of the post-rehabilitation team; Dr. Jasper Jay N. Mendoza, head of the student affairs services team; Ms. Winnife F. Gutierrez; and Engr. Pedro G. Suerte Felipe Jr..
Engr. Maricar N. Banting and Ms. Menchie D. Abellar will serve as members of the secretariat. [OPAI]