Local Officials

MAYOR: HON. MARIA LAARNI CAYETANO

Biography

At the tender age of 29, Mayor Ma. Laarni “Lani” Lopez Cayetano is now among the youngest local chief executives of a highly urbanized city in the Philippines, and the first female Mayor of Taguig City. She was 25 years old when she became the first female representative of the first district of Taguig-Pateros in Congress. She also became the youngest elected President of Zonta Club of Pateros and Taguig from 2008 to 2010.

Mayor Lani was 22 when she established the Progressive Ladies’ League of the Philippines (PLLP), an organization that promotes women’s rights and welfare. Starting with 1,300 members, PLLP now has more than 16,000 members. At the age of 23, she put up the Angat Lahat Multi-Purpose Cooperative to help people find an alternative source of income through various livelihood undertakings.

Mayor Lani finished a special course in Innovative and Developmental Local Governance and Policy Making for Local Chief Executives and Legislators at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication from Centro Escolar University.

For her notable achievements as a young leader, Mayor Lani was cited as One of the Most Distinguished Alumna of Centro Escolar University in 2008. In 2009, she earned the United Nations Associations of the Philippines recognition for her accomplishments in Politics and Government Service. She also received distinctions from other groups, including a commendation from her fellow members of Congress.

As Mayor of Taguig City, and wife to Senate Minority Leader Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, Lani is trying her very best to use her youth, dynamism, and talents to glorify God by diligently and unselfishly serving the people.

Source: http://taguig.gov.ph/officials.html

VICE-MAYOR: HON. GEORGE A. ELIAS

George A. Elias is the current Vice-Mayor of Taguig City and President of Taguig City University, a local government unit-run university. In 2001-2004, He was a consultant of Legal & Legislative Affairs. In 1995–2001, He was a Municipal Councilor of Taguig City. He has Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering degree from Mapua Institute of Technology and Bachelor of Laws degree from Jose Rizal University.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_A._Elias

CITY COUNCILORS

LIGA NG MGA BARANGAY: HON. ROMMEL B. TANYAG

SK FEDERATION PRESIDENT: HON. RICARDO R. CRUZ IV

REPRESENTATIVES:

DISTRICT 1: HON. ARNEL M. CERAFICA

DISTRICT 2: HON. SIGFRIDO R. TINGA

Sigfrido “Freddie” Rodriguez Tiñga (born April 16, 1965) is a Filipino politician currently representing Taguig City in the House of Representatives.Prior to his election in the Congress, he first served as the mayor of the same city from 2001 to 2010.He is the son of Philippine Supreme Court Associate Justice and Ma. Asuncion Tinga.

In 1999 he co-founded K2 Interactive, which specializes in regional strategy consulting, e-business solutions and providing digital designs. In 1995-1999, he was assistant vice-president for business development in First Pacific/Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation. He lectured on marketing management in the University of the Philippines Graduate School of Business after working for Citibank Philippines in 1991-1992. He started his career as staff member in Andersen Consulting, moving to Siemens-Nixdorf, Philippines, in 1988, where he worked as senior project analyst. He has master of business administration from University of Oregon, USA.

Source: Wikipedia

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