Experience on Mediation

MEDIATOR | MARCH 2009 – PRESENT | 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

MEDIATOR | SEPTEMBER 2007 – NOVEMBER 2008 | 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

Training on Mediation

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

1995 | 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

1991 | Participant, Coco Levy Forum, Tacloban, Leyte

1990 | Participant, Para-Legal Training, Feleciano Social Hall, Zamboanga City
1989 | 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

1988 | 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

1987 | 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

Professional Experiences

COMMUNITY COORDINATOR | 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

MEDIATOR/TRAINER | SEPTEMBER 2006 – AUGUST 2009 | 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

MEDIATOR/MENTOR | 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

In-House TRAINER | JANUARY 1988 – DECEMBER 1994 | Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Magsasaka (PAKISAMA)

Educational Background


1999-2008 | Board of Trustees Member as People’s Organization Representative, Mediators Network for Sustainable Peace, (MedNet), Inc

1995-Present | 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

1988-1994 | 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