Jose “Lito” Atienza Jr. Biography

Jose Atienza Jr. is a Filipino Architect and politician. He is currently serving as a congressman who was reelected as a nominee of Buhay Partylist in the May 13, 2019 election.

Buhay Partylist was founded by El Shaddai leader Mike Velarde.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Jose Livioko Atienza Jr.
Nickname –> Lito
Birth Date –> August 10, 1941 (age 78)
Birth Place –> San Andres, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

Father –> Jose J. Atienza Sr.
Uncle –> Former Manila Mayor Hermenegildo Atienza
Spouse –> Ma. Evelina Ilagan-Atienza
Children –> Kim Atienza, Arnold Atienza, Lei Atienza-Valdepeñas,
Maile Atienza, and 2 others

Elementary – Ateneo de Manila University
High School – Ateneo de Manila University
College – University of Santo Tomas
Course – Architecture

Political Career / Work Experiences
2020-Present – Deputy Speaker of the 18th Congress
2013-Present – Congressman as nominee of Buhay Partylist
2007-2009 – Secretary, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
1998-2007 – Mayor, Manila
1998-Present – Host, Maynila Drama series aired by GMA Channel 7
1992–1998 – Vice Mayor, Manila
1986 – General Manager, National Housing Authority
1984–1986 – Mambabatas Pambansa (MP)
1971-1981 – Chief Information Officer under the administration of Mayor Ramon Bagatsing

Advocacy / Achievements / Projects
* Assistance to Taal Volcano Victims
* Free TESDA Training in coordination with Ricky Reyes Institute
* One of the most vocal advocate of ABS-CBN franchise renewal

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