June 5, 2023

The city government recognized 235 employees in celebration of the 120th Civil Service Commission month.
Renato Alo of the City Environment and Parks Management Office and Deomedes Corpuz of the City Mayor’s Office were recognized for serving the city for 45 and 40 years, respectively.
The awardees who served the city for 35 years are Mary Angeline Batan of the City Treasurer’s Office; Mario Posadas of the Sangguniang Panlungsod; and Diosdado Beronia, Jerry Calamiat, Ernesto Collantes, Romeo Cortez, Gloria Dimalanta, and Cecilia Gorospe, all of the City Health Services Office.
There are 17 awardees for 30-year service, 10 for 25 years of service, 43 for 20 year-service, 46 for 15 years of service, and 23 for 10-year service.
The city also honored employees from the different departments who retired since October 2019 to September.
Employees who finished their graduate studies were also recognized. They are Michael Cong-o, Jr.; Lea Deborah Figueroa; Carolina Gonzales; Ronald Ngalngalo; Leah Ong; Remedios Poclan; and Nowe Chapichap.
For the outstanding employee of the year, Dr. Donnabel Tubera-Panes of the CHSO topped the search from 38 first and second level nominee-employees.
As head of the Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, Panes is the “watchman” for emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases.
With limited resources and with collaboration from the different departments, she has prepared hospitals to a more challenging role in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
She also worked in programs for smoke-free and tobacco control, anti-dengue programs, and analysis of measles and typhoid cases.
She has also co-authored, reviewed, and co-examined research papers published and presented in local and international conventions.
In partnership with the academe, local government unit and data management system, a better health service and policy development were accomplished; and the city of Baguio was recognized as to best practices and partnerships.
She is also instrumental in setting up the Teachers’ Camp and St. Vincent gym as Covid-19 triage areas.
The CSC Month celebration has a four-week focus: Lingkod Bayan, Yaman-Tao, Malasakit, and Pasasalamat. – Julie G. Fianza