CPA lawyer named as regional executive director of DA-Region 1

Published August 11, 2022, 9:07 PM

by Comanda Rizaldy C.

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – The Department of Agriculture-Region 1 which is based in this city has a new regional executive director.

Atty. Jennilyn Dawayan. (Photo via Zaldy Comanda)

She is Atty. Jennilyn Dawayan, also a certified public accountant, was named to the post on Monday, August 8.

Prior to her appointment, Atty Dawayan was the regional technical director of Research and Regulations of the Department of Agriculture-Cordillera.

Currently, Atty. Jennilyn Dawayan is holding a position of Director III, and a Career Executive Service Officer with a rank of CESO IV.

From 1998 to 2010, she rose from the ranks from Accountant I, then promoted to Accountant II.

She also headed the Finance department and became the OIC–Finance Officer in the region. After this, she became the Finance Manager at John Hay Management Corporation (JHMC) from 2010 to 2011.

Dawayan rejoined the Department of Agriculture as Regional Technical Director at DA Region III – Central Luzon from 2011 to 2018, then transferred to the DA-Cordillera as Regional Technical Director for Research and Regulations, and Integrated Laboratory from 2019 to 2022, until she is given the chance and opportunity to head DA-RFO 1 as OIC-Regional Executive Director.

Atty. Dawayan was welcomed by the DA-RFO1 employees during the flag ceremony at the DA Regional Field Office 1, San Fernando City, La Union on August 8.

She assured that as the new OIC-RED, she will be participative and encouraged everyone to help in any matter that concerns their functions. She also emphasized that there’s always a win-win solution for everyone.

She also tackled accountability where all must be accountable no matter what their functions are.

“So I extend my hand to each one of you so that we can work conscientiously and peacefully, and let us channel our energies to something that is more relevant in our work,” said Dawayan in her message.