MCD Strengthens its Practice on Transparency & Accountability

bac-pic1A One- Day Orientation on the Roles and Functions of Head of Procuring Entity (HOPE), Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) and School Inspectorate Team (SIT) for the Effective Implementation of RA 9184 was conducted on October 30 (Batch 1) and October 31(Batch 2) at Loizas Pavilion, Casisang, Malaybalay City, October 30 &31.

To simulate how to establish transparency, accountability, equity, efficiency and economy in the procurement process and to learn different modes of procurement, flow of operations of procurement service as well as the preparation of resolutions and the importance and the use of PhilGEPS are the main objectives of the activity.

The participants were the: six (6) PSDSs, 53 School Heads (Elem. & Secondary), 69 School BAC Chairs, 138 School BAC Members, 69 School Inspectorates and 20 Division Office Personnel. The North, South and West Districts attended the first batch on October 30 while Secondary, East, Central and Far East Districts were in second batch October 31.

The Schools Division Superintendent of Malaybalay City Edilberto L. Oplenaria initiated this bac-pic2One Day Orientation so that School heads in this Division will observe smooth and orderly procurement in their respective schools. The Speakers were Ralph T. Quirog, EPS in Social Studies/Division BAC chair, Jasmin J. Adriatico, EPS in ALS BAC Member, Analy L. Ocier, EPS in Science/BAC Member, Rosie A. Salupado, Division Coordinator/BAC Member, Ana Belen S. Muring, Ph.D., EPS in Private School/BAC Secretariat, Sibyl L. Maputi, Supply Officer/BAC Secretariat and Luis S. Alajar, Jr. EPS in TLE/ TWG.

The Secretariat and Facilitators of the 2-day activity were Lou-Ann J. Cultura, EPS MAPEH, Ma. Concepcion S. Reyes, EPS Filipino, Florabelle R. Porras, Records Officer, Paul John P. Arias, Planning Officer, Rhysa Cyle C. Rosalejos,CPA, Accountant II  , Rufelia J. Limbengco, Cashier II, Jutchel L. Nayra, DPA, Administrative Officer and Josie D. Zamora, EPS Designate in English.

One of the participants, Romil T. Jabonero, Principal II of Malaybalay City Central School said, “this orientation is a timely solution to the problems besetting procurement in the school level. Thanks to the Schools Division Superintendent and the Division personnel for the opportunity to learn procurement.” (more photos… Batch 1 | Batch 2)

R.T.Quirog, EPS/BAC Chair