Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza is a Filipino politician. She is currently serving as governor of Cotabato Province in Region 12, Philippines.
In the May 13, 2019 election, she ran for vice governor under the banner of Nacionalista Party (NP) and won over Socrates Piñol of the ruling PDP-Laban. She ran for governor in the May 9, 2022 elections and defeated incumbent governor Nancy Catamco and two other candidates.
Complete Name –> Emmylou Jacolo Taliño-Mendoza
Nickname –> Lala
Birth Date –> February 25, 1972 (Age 53)
Hometown –> Makilala, Cotabato Province, Philippines
Father –> Former Carmen Mayor Rogelio T. Taliño
Mother –> Former Carmen Mayor Noemi Jacolo Taliño
Spouse –> Partylist Representative Raymond Democrito C. Mendoza (married in 2007)
Children –> Ma. Alana Samantha, Emilio Ramon
Elementary – Notre Dame of Kidapawan for Girls (St. Mary’s Academy)
High School – Notre Dame of Kidapawan for Girls (St. Mary’s Academy)
College – Ateneo De Manila University
Course – Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
Law School – Ateneo De Manila University
Political Career / Work Experiences
2010-2019, 2022-Present – Governor
2019-2022 – Vice Governor
2001-2010 – Congresswoman, Cotabato’s First District
RELATED: List of Current Governors of the Philippines
See also: Top Government Officials Under Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
See also: Famous People from Cotabato Province
See also: Profiles of Philippine Provinces and Tourist Spots