EdPam is ULAP’s EVP
The word “champion” is often heard in competitions, tournaments and contests, referring to a winner or titleholder. To use the term as a verb is synonymous with the words uphold, defend, and patronize. But to simply describe this unit of language, it is tantamount with best, excellent, and super.
However it is preferably used, it seemed like Angeles City Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan had pressed all the appropriate buttons and conforms to all the meanings of the word “champion.” Being undefeated in mayoralty race, he successfully conquered his third term over via landslide victory against a movie actor and a senator.
As a world-class leader (still one and the same with champion), he’s elected as the president of League of Cities of the Philippines, succeeding former movie star and Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista.
A victor! He was appointed by the president of the Philippines to chair the Regional Development Council in the whole Central Luzon – a rare feat for a mayor to head the highest planning and policy-making body in the 7 provinces of Region 3.
A champ! The 4time Superbrands’ Most Outstanding Mayor from Barangay Pulungbulu has been elected as the Executive Vice President of the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines or ULAP. Antecedent to its formation, ULAP was dubbed as the “League of Leagues” which focused on its role for the local governments to lobby and flourish the Local Government Code.
The main objective of ULAP is to unite all member leagues namely League of Provinces of the Philippines, League of Cities of the Philippines, League of Municipalities of the Philippines, Liga ng mga Barangay, League of Vice Governors of the Philippines, Vice Mayors League of the Philippines, Provincial Board Members League of the Philippines, Philippine Councilors League, Lady Local Legislators League, and National Movement of Young Legislators, and enhance their partnership with all stakeholders to attain local genuine autonomy for all the local government units.
A numero uno, the ULAP’s new EVP would like to ensure the efficient delivery of basic services to local communities for authentic bureaucracy. The 5-time city mayor of Angeles promotes a strategic bottomup approach in governance, for the national government to support the LGUs in order to attain the much needed projects and developments on a uniquely particular community. Pamintuan believes that a strong coordination between the national and local government must be executed in order to obtain inclusive growth.
After acquiring new position in ULAP, Mayor EdPam has certainly reached a new high in his repertoire of distinctive accomplishments in his career in public ser v i ce.