Skills / Expertise

Professional Experiences

Mediators Network for Sustainable Peace (MedNet), Inc., in a project on “Mainstreaming Mediation to Public Dispute Resolution in the Philippines” for conflict areas in San Lorenzo, Norzagaray, Bulacan, Pagrai, Antipolo, Rizal and Montalban, Rodriguez, Rizal through the funding of KZE02

MedNet, in a project on “Mainstreaming Mediation to Public Dispute Resolution in the Philippines” for conflict areas in San Lorenzo, Norzagaray, Bulacan, Pagrai, Antipolo, Rizal and Montalban, Rodriguez, Rizal through the funding of KZE

FEBRUARY 1, 2008 – FEBRUARY 28, 2009
MedNet, in a project on the “Facilitating the Mechanisms of consensus Building and participation of the Dumagat IP towards the protection of their Ancestral Domain and Old-growth forest” through the funding of Finland Embassy

MedNet, in a project on “Mainstreaming Mediation to Public Dispute Resolution in the Philippines” implemented in the municipality of Mercedes, Camarines Norte, through the funding of KZE

JANUARY 2004 – MARCH 2005
MedNet, in a project on “Building capacities of Church-based and Community-based Mediation through Mentoring and Documentation of Cases” implemented in the municipalities of Infanta and General Nakar, Quezon Province, through the funding of PACAP-AusAid

Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Magsasaka (PAKISAMA)

Experience in Mediation

Other related experiences or Achievements:

Board of Trustees Member as People’s Organization Representative, Mediators Network for Sustainable Peace, (MedNet), Inc

President, Crusade for Sustainable Environment, Inc. (CSE)
President, Samahang Maralita sa Pulang Lupa
President, Pinag-isang Tinig sa Mauban (Urban Poor Coalition)
Board Member, Mauban Credit Development Co-operative (MACDECO)
Member, Haribon Foundation
Member, Municipal Development Council
Member, Pag iribang Bicolnon sa Quezon
Barangay Secretary, Brgy. San Isidro, Mauban, Quezon
Lupon Tagapamayapa, Brgy. San Isidro, Mauban, Quezon

President, Samahan ng Magsasaka sa Mauban
Secretary General, Ugnayan ng magsasaka ng Quezon
Board Member, Bondoc Development Program (BDP)
Para-Legal Officer, Ugnayan ng Magsasaka sa Mauban
Member, Provincial Development Council, Quezon Province

Training & Education

September 12, 2008
Case Presenter, “Resolution of Conflict between Poultry Growers and Community Residents in Infanta, Quezon”, Community-based Mediation: Filipino Community as Peace Builders, National Conference, Mediators Network for Sustainable Peace (MedNet), Inc.

April 16-20, 2006
Participant, Trainers Training on EDRMP, ISO, Ateneo University Loyola Heights, Quezon City

April 27-29, 2005
Case Presenter, “Inter-Municipal Transportation System Conflict”, Conference on Best Mediation Practices in Resource Use and Land Tenure Conflicts in the Philippines, Mediators Network for Sustainable Peace (MedNet), Inc.

December 1-5, 2003
Participant, Advanced Training Course on Mediation, University Hotel, Pook, Diego Silang, UP Diliman, Quezon City

November 4-8, 2003
Resource Person, Basic Negotiation and Mediation Course for DAR Personnels, Bayview Plaza, Roxas Blvd., Manila

July 2003
Participant, International Prespective on Peace and Reconciliation Conference, Melbourne, Australia

June 2003
Trainer, Basic Training Course on Mediation for Church Leaders, Micasa, Tayabas, Quezon

April 2003
Trainer, Basic Training Course for NAPC Staff and Partner Agencies, Tagaytay City

February 23, 2001
Participant, People’s Power II Coalition Workshop on Local Governance/ Local Special Bodies, La Salle, Greenhills, San Juan, Metro, Manila

February 20-22, 2001
Participant, Cooperative Development (paradigm Shift) TAGCODEC Training Center

February 2-4, 2001
Participant, Kamalig Yaman Trainors Training, Fajardo’s Place, Dolores, Quezon

October 16-18, 2000
Resource Person, Use of Mutual Gains Approach (MGA) to Mediation in the Resolution Disputes, DAR, Calapan, Oriental Mindoro

June 26-30, 2000
Resource Person, Multi Sectoral Training on the Use of MGA to Mediation in the Resolution of Agrarian Disputes, Prea Ville, Majayjay, Laguna

April 13-17, 2000
Resource Person, PALAMBUT Trainors Training on the MGA to Negotiation and Mediation, Michellin Resort, Camiguin Island, Cagayan De Oro City

March 17, 2000
Resource Person, The Mediation Road Map, Advocacy Course for DECS-TEEP Coordinators, Ateneo Professional Schools, Rockwell, Center, Makati City

March 9, 2000
Participant, Foundation for the Philippine Environment, Talakayan para sa Kapaligiran ng Timog Katagalugan, Ouan’s Worth Farm, Lucena City

February 7-8, 2000
Participant, Strategic Planning on Mediators Network, Dulong Langit Learning and Resource Center, Antipolo City

November 24-26, 1999
Founding Congress Member, Empowering Dispute Resolution/ Management Processes, MEDNET, Inc. Century Imperial Palace, Quezon City

November 18, 1999
Participant, Round Table Discussion, Human Rights in Protected Areas, Institute of Human Rights, UP Law Center, Diliman, Quezon City

September 9, 1999
Participant, Forestry Forum, Ateneo De Manila University

April 24, 1999
Resource Speaker, Negrosanos Against Coal-fired Power Plant NACP Forum, Palupandan and Bacolod City

November 26-30, 1998
Participant, Legal Rights Center Sharing Workshop, Yuhico Orchid Garden, Catalunan, Pequeno, Davao City

June 1998
Participant, Mid-Year Evaluation and Enhancement on Mediation, Puerto Princesa, Palawan

November 1997
Participant, TSG-TWG Workshop Strategic Environmental Plan for Quezon, Queen Margaret Court, Quezon City

November 27 – December 1, 1995
Resource Person, Seminar on Agrarian Reform Laws and Mediation

June 3, 1995
Trainor, Joint Planning, Enhancement on the use of Mediation in the Resolution of Disputes, DAR Elliptical Rd., Quezon City

May 15-19, 1995
Participant, Trainors Training in Mediation of Disputes, Sta Catalina Convent, Baguio City

Resource Person, series of Mediation / Conciliation Training for TAF Project, Cavite City, Tagaytay City and Antipolo Training Center

March 14-19, 1994
Participant, Social Transformation and Agrarian Reform Seminar, Quan’s Farm, Lucena City

October 18-19, 1993
Participant, National peasant Conference, Hasik Diwa, Ateneo de Manila

November 20-22, 1992
Participant, Secretariat Training, Development Workers Institute, Bulwagang Hasik-Diwa, Ateneo de Manila University

October 26-28, 1992
Participant, GO/NGO/PO Consultation Workshop for Development Partners of the Bondoc Development Program, Fresh Air Resort, Lucena City

April-June 1992
Project Officer, Organization Capacity-Building Towards Peoples Organization Autonomy, Quezon Based

July 22, 1991
Participant, Provincial Consultative Workshop for Project CALABARZON

Participant, Coco Levy Forum, Tacloban, Leyte

Participant, Para-Legal Training, Feleciano Social Hall, Zamboanga City
Participant, Consultation/Workshop on Sustainable Development Concepts, Crystal Cave, Baguio City
Participant, Leadership Training and Local Governance Seminar, Mary’s House of Prayer, Antipolo City

Participant, Cooperative Development Training, Hasik-Diwa
Participant, Advance Para-Legal Seminar, Matabungkay, Batangas
Resource Speaker, National Peasant Situation, Ateneo Law School, Makati
Panelist, Project CALABARZON Consultation, UP Diliman Quezon City.
Participant, Rural Development Consultation/Planning, UP Los Baños
Participant, National Peace Conference, Ayala Alabang
Founding Member, National Peasant /Fisherfolk Council, Dept. of Agriculture, Quezon Circle

Participant, Basic and Advance Leadership Training, Fresh Air, Lucena City
Participant, Community Organizer’s Seminar Workshop, Gumaca, Quezon
Participant, Organizational Capacity Building Training, New Manila, Quezon City