Corazon Malanyaon Biography

Corazon Malanyaon is a Filipino lawyer and politician. She is currently serving her fourth term as congresswoman of the first legislative district of Davao Oriental Province. The first district is composed of the municipalities of Baganga, Boston, Caraga, Cateel, Manay, and Tarragona.

She was unopposed when she ran in the May 13, 2019 election under the banner of the Nacionalista Party (NP).

Corazon Malanyaon
Corazon Malanyaon (Credit: Congress)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Corazon T. Nuñez-Malanyaon
Birth Date –> August 22, 1949 (age 70)
Birth Place –> Cateel, Davao Oriental, Philippines

Family
Spouse –> Luis Malanyaon Jr.
Daughter –> Michelle Malanyaon Centeno

Education
College – Ateneo de Davao University
Degree – Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Accountancy Minor in Finance (Cum Laude)
Law School – Ateneo de Davao University

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Appropriations
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Constitutional Amendments
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Higher And Technical Education
2001-2007 – 2016-Present – Congresswoman
2007-2016 – Governor
1988-1992 – No. 1 Councilor, Davao City
* Former professor, Ateneo de Davao University
* Former private lawyer
* Former Auditor of a private auditing firm
* Former employee of a commercial bank

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 5989 – AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER RESILIENCE, DEFINING ITS MANDATE, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 5712 – AN ACT MODIFYING THE SALARY SCHEDULE FOR CIVILIAN GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL AND AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF ADDITIONAL BENEFITS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Projects / Advocacy Programs
* Peace and Development Outreach Program (PDOP)
* Disaster Preparedness
* Reconstruction and Development through the Building Back Better (BBB) Movement
* Million Trees Program
* Tourism Development such as Pintatagan Welcome Park, Mt. Hamiguitan Eco Park and Museum, Cape San Agustin Eco Park, Pusan Point Eco Park and Planetarium, Sunrise Boulevard, Pacific View Park, Riverview Park and Memorial Shrine, Aliwagwag Eco Park
* Establishment of the Subangan Museum
* Inscription of Mt. Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary by the UNESCO as World Heritage Site

Awards
2015 – Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Filipino Achiever as Public Servant

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See also: Famous People from Davao Oriental

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