Roel Degamo Biography

Roel Degamo is a Filipino politician. He is the current governor of Negros Oriental Province in Central Visayas Region. Running as a reelectionist under the Nacionalista Party (NP) in the May 13, 2019 election, he easily defeated incumbent Provincial Board Member Jessica Jane Villanueva who ran as an independent.

Personal Information
Birth Date –> April 29, 1966 (Age 53)
Birthplace –> Siaton, Negros Oriental, Philippines

Family
Spouse — Janice Degamo, Mayor of Pamplona
Children

Education
High School – St. Louis School – Don Bosco
College – Silliman University
Course – Mechanical Engineering

Work Experiences
2013-Present – Governor (Elected)
2011-2013 – Governor (assumed the office after the death of governor-elect Emilio Macias II)
2010-2011 – Vice Governor (assumed the office after the death of Vice-Governor-elect Agustin Perdices)
2010 – Provincial Board member with the highest number of votes
2004-2007 – President, Provincial Councilor’s League (PCL)
19998-2007 – Councilor, Municipality of Siaton

Advocacy / Programs
HELP – Health, Education, and Environment, Livelihood Programs for Peace and Development

Projects
1. Four-story Central Block Building at the Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital
2. 31 Basic Emergency Maternal Neonatal Care units (BEMONCs)
3. Job fairs and skills development training
4. Infrastructure projects like classrooms
5. Peace and Development like assistance to 80 communist rebel returnees

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