The Vice Mayors' League of the Philippines (VMLP) – Aurora Provincial Chapter, in coordination with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Aurora held the election of its new set of officers for the term 2019-2022 on August 13, 2019 at the Picnic Bay, Brgy. Sabang, Baler, Aurora.
DILG Aurora Provincial Director and COMELEC Chairperson Atty. Ofelio Tactac, Jr. briefed the vice mayors on the VMLP Election Procedures and Guidelines. The municipal vice mayors gave their respective messages and presented the programs they plan to implement during their term in the league.
After the casting of votes, Baler Vice Mayor Hon. Pedro Ong, Jr. won the presidency. Other newly-elected officers of the league are Hon. Roynald Soriano Agustin from Dilasag and Hon. Teddy Macatiag from San Luis.
In his acceptance speech, Hon. Ong said that the VMLP members reached a consensus in terms of choosing the right officer in every position that is why there was no opposition in the election. He also called for his fellow officers to perform well in the exercise of their duties and functions as public servants and to continue their established rapport to truly promote and deliver good local governance in the province. He likewise assured support in the implementation of the Department's programs, projects and activities for the benefit of the whole constituency.
On the other hand, Atty. Tactac recognized the harmony being fostered by the league members. He also underscored that the unity of the members will serve as their drive to keep the flame of public service burning.