The Social Development Committee has the following functions:

  1. Coordinate all planning and programming activities of the Social Development agencies in relation to development directions identified at the   regional and sub-regional levels;
  2. Recommend specific policies, strategies and guidelines to carry out the goals and objectives of the regional plan through various social   development programs/projects;
  3. Prepare an annual programming of programs and projects for social development corresponding to the regional development goals, objectives   and sectoral thrusts following the Regional Development Operations Plan framework;
  4. Review and analyze quarterly, semestral, annual accomplishment reports of all social sector agencies for submission to RDC;
  5. Conduct monitoring and evaluation activities of critical/problematic social projects on on-site validation of alert reports; and
  6. Perform other related functions as may be assigned by the RDC.


Chairperson Hon. Joseph S. Tan Mayor, Santiago City
Co – Chairperson RD Estela L. Cariño DepEd
Vice – Chairperson RD Evelyn R. Ramos DOLE


1 RD Dionisio C. Ledres, Jr. NEDA
2 RD Herita O. Macarubbo POPCOM
3 RD Dr. Rio L. Magpantay DOH
4 RD Jonathan Paul M. Leusen, Jr., CESO IV DILG
5 RD Ruben S. Bastero NCIP
6 RD Leonardo C. Reynoso DSWD
7 RD Juliet Paras CHED
8 RVP Arsenia B. Torres Phil. Health
9 RED Narciso A. Edillo DA
10 OIC – RD Demetrio P. Anduyan, Jr., PhD., CESE TESDA
11 Pastor Hermonegenes Andrada, Jr. NAPC
12 RD Michelle M. Inay HUDCC
13 Nutrition Program Coordinator Maria Gisela M. Lonzaga NNC
14 Dr. Urdujah Tejada, CESO II CSU
15 Dr. Ricmar P. Aquino ISU
16 Dr. Andres Z. Taguiam NVSU
17 Dr. Hermenegildo F. Samoy Jr. QSU
18 Dr. Alfonso R. Simon BSC
19 Dr. Esther Susan N. Perez-Mari UCV
20 Rev. Fr. Renillo H. Sta. Ana, CICM USLT
21 Rev. Fr. Franklin G. Picio, MS. La Sallette
22 Dr. John Octavious S. Palina SMU
23 Sr. Merceditas Ang, SPC SPUP
24 Hon. Jefferson Soriano Mayor, Tuguegarao City
25 Hon. Joseph S. Tan Mayor, Santiago City
26 Hon. Bernard Faustino Dy Mayor, Cauayan City
27 Hon. Evelyn C. Diaz, RPT, RN Mayor, Ilagan City
28 Hon. Marilou H. Cayco Governor, Province of Batanes
29 Hon. Rodolfo T. Albano III Governor, Province of Isabela
30 Hon. Carlos M. Padilla Governor, Province of Nueva Vizcaya
31 Hon. Dakila Carlo E. Cua Governor, Province of Quirino
32 Hon. Manuel N. Mamba Governor, Province of Cagayan
33 Ross Chell Anne C. Rojas NYC
34 Mr. Christian R. Guzman RDC2 PSR for Health, Education, and Manpower Development Sector – MCNP
35 Engr. Bonifacio B. Carag RDC2 PSR for Social Welfare and Marginalized Sector – FSCAP
36 Mr. Napoleon P. Baltazar PSR for Indigenous Peoples and Cultural Community – Enrile Trio Tribal Council
37 Mr. Virgilio S. Almario thru: MS. Adelina M. Suemith Focal Point Person, Regional Development Council Desk – NCCA