Eileen Ermita-Buhain Biography

Eileen Ermita-Buhain is a Filipino politician. She is the current congresswoman of the first legislative district of Batangas Province. Running under the Nacionalista Party (NP) in the May 13, 2019 election, she defeated Conrado Apacible of the ruling PDP-Laban Party.

The first legislative district of Batangas covers the municipalities of Balayan, Calaca, Calatagan, Lemery, Lian, Nasugbu, Taal, and Tuy.

Eileen Ermita Buhain
Eileen Ermita Buhain (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Maria Elenita Ramos Ermita-Buhain
Nickname –> Eileen
Birth Date –> May 12, 1969 (age 50)
Birth Place –> Balayan, Batangas, Philippines

Family
Father –> Former Congressman Eduardo R. Ermita
Mother –> Elvira Ramos from Dipolog City, Zamboanga Del Norte
Siblings –> 3
Spouse –> Swimmer and former Olympian Eric Buhain
Children –> Einica, Eliana, and Erela

Education
College: De La Salle University

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Appropriations
2001-2010, 2013-Present – Congresswoman

Laws / Bills / Resolutions
Republic Act No. 11544 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF CALACA IN THE PROVINCE OF BATANGAS INTO A COMPONENT CITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE CITY OF CALACA (House Bill 5077 refiled as House Bill 6598)

House Bill 7660 – AN ACT DECLARING THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN JOSE IN THE PROVINCE OF BATANGAS, AS THE “EGG BASKET OF THE PHILIPPINES”

House Bill 8242 – AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK TO PROTECT AND PROMOTE THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD

Projects
* Scholarship

RELATED: List of Current Congressmen and CongressWomen of the Philippines

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See also: Famous People from Batangas Province

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