Rogelio Espina is a Filipino physician and politician. He is currently serving as governor of Biliran Province in Eastern Samar Region. Running under the Nacionalista Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated Edwin Masbang of Bagumbayan Party.
Complete Name –> Dr. Rogelio J. Espina
Birth Date: June 30, 1960
Hometown –> Biliran, Philippines
Father –> Former Congressman and Governor Gerardo S. Espina Sr.
Mother –> Asuncion Jimenez
Brothers –> Congressman and former governor Gerardo Espina Jr., Kawayan Municipal Mayor Rodolfo Espina
Sister –> Former Naval Councilor Roselyn
Spouse –> Cecil Espina
College –> San Sebastian College, Far Eastern University
Course –> Bachelor of Science in Zoology
Medical School –> Far Eastern University (Graduated in 1984)
2001-2010, 2019-Present – Governor
2010-2019 – Congressman
* Former Medical Specialist, Department of Health
Achievement / Awards
2006 – Governor Espina was one of 6th Finalists for the Search for Most Outstanding Governors of the Philippines under the Local Government Leadership Awards
2003-2007 – Sandugo Award from the Department of Health (DOH) for his health programs
1995 – Dr. Roger Espina became a Diplomate of the Philippine Board of Orthopaedic and a Fellow of the Philippine Orthopaedic Association.