Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer 1 Ronald Gareza assumed as the new Provincial Agrarian Reform Committee Secretariat head of Negros Occidental effective January 16.
Gareza, who is the incumbent Provincial Department of Agrarian Reform Beneficiary Development Division head, will replace Gideon Yongque, who is set to retire.
Aside from assuming as the PARCCOM Secretariat head, Gareza was also designated as chief of Stocks Distribution Option Program.
PARCCOM was formed through Republic Act 6657, Section 44 to coordinate and monitor the implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program in the provincial level.
PARCCOM will provide information about Presidential Agrarian Reform Council guidelines on CARP and the progress of its implementation.
Gareza said there will be more movement at DAR and more personnel will be hired for the agency’s rationalization plans.*APN