The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in coordination with the Provincial Government of Zambales initiated the conduct of the Provincial Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) Orientation/Pre-Assessment Conference on March 14, 2017 at the Zambales Training and Conference Center.

In continuing to capacitate LGUs on gender and development (GAD), the DILG Zambales Team led by Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad facilitated the conduct of the Seminar on Gender Responsive LGUs at the Vista Marina Hotel, SBFZ last March 22 to 23, 2017.

The Provincial Assessment Committee (PAC) conducted the assessment for 2016 Lupon Tagapamayapa Incentives Awards (LTIA) on February 10, 2017 at DILG Provincial Office, Iba, Zambales. The PAC is composed of DILG Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad,CESO V-Chairperson, Ms. Merilyn B. Dasig-Representative of the Vice Chairperson, DOJ, and PAC Members LNB Regional President Romelino R. Gojo, PCI Orlando C. Reyes- Representative from ZPPO and Bishop Virginio D. Ducos.

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) conducted Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) Utilization Conference in all thirteen (13) municipalities of Zambales. The undertaking was held from January 09-February 13, 2017 and was attended by the Municipal Mayors, Municipal Vice Mayors, Heads of Offices and representatives from the National Government Agencies.

The Liga ng mga Barangay (LNB) Zambales Chapter headed by Liga President Romelino R. Gojo in coordination with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Zambales under the leadership of Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad, CESO V conducted the 2017 Provincial Liga ng mga Barangay Convention on February 14-16, 2017 at the Baguio Convention Center, Baguio City.