By virtue of Special Order No. 2021-332 dated June 21, 2021, signed by DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu, Engr. Felizardo A. Gacad, Jr. is the new designated OIC, Regional Director of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. X replacing Regional Director Efren B. Carido who is now assigned at MGB Regional Office No. Xll based in Koronadal City.
RD Gacad assumes Office at MGB X effective July 01, 2021 after a turn-over ceremony held at the MGB Xll Regional Office. The Ceremony was attended by DENR Undersecretary for Mining and Muslims Affairs Jim O. Sampulna; Assistant Secretary for Finance, Information Systems and Mining Concern, Engr. Nonita S. Caguioa; Mines and Geosciences Bureau Director Atty. Wilfredo G. Moncano and Attorney Felix S. Alicer, DENR Xll Regional Executive Director.
RD Gacad who hails from Baguio City, is a seasoned Mining Engineer by profession who has been in the MGB Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) based in Baguio City for 34 years prior to his first assignment as OIC, Regional Director in Region Xll.