ARD Victoria H. Ramos, CESO V
Dir. Victoria H. Ramos was recently appointed as Director III by President Rodrigo Roa-Duterte on April 20, 2017.
From Officer-In-Charge (OIC), she is now a full-fledged Assistant Regional Director (ARD) of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 1.
Director Ramos served as OIC-ARD for 2 years and 10 months, since July 2014 taking the place of Director Julie J. Daquioag who was designated and eventually appointed as the Regional Director in November 2015.
Director Ramos is known for her kind-hearted and servant-leadership style. A wife and a mother of 5, she exhibits dedication and love of work and family. She is a consistent honor student during her elementary and high school years. She finished Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education at the Northern Luzon Teachers College, now the College of Education of the Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (MMMSU). She took her Post-Graduate Studies on a scholarship grant at the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands where she obtained her degree, Master on Urban Management.
Director Ramos rose from the ranks in the Department since 1985. She was a Local Government Officer (LGO) I for 3 years and 2 months, Barangay Government Operations Officer (BGOO) I for 9 months, Local Government Operations Officer (LGOO) IV for 4 years and 6 months, LGOO V for 8 years and 7 months, LGOO VI/City LGOO for 11 years and 8 months, and Provincial Director for 3 years and 1 month.
The oath-taking, along with other three (3) ARDs of the Department, was administered by Usec. Catalino S. Cuy, Officer-In-Charge on April 27, 2017 at the Office of the Secretary, DILG Central Office.
All Local Government Units (LGUs) of Region 1, 100%, passed the Good Financial Housekeeping (GFH) of DILG, recognizing LGU's compliance with accounting and auditing standards, rules and regulations.