Eric Buhain is a Filipino athlete and politician. He is currently serving as congressman of the first legislative district of Batangas Province in Region IV-A or CaLaBaRZon, Philippines.
In the May 9, 2022 elections, Eric Buhain ran for congressman under the Nacionalista Party (NP) and won over his sister-in-law Lisa Ermita of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC), Atty. Gerry Manalo of PPP and Luisito Ruiz of KP.
Complete Name –> Joseph Eric Reyes Buhain
Nickname –> Eric
Birth Date –> April 12, 1970 (Age 52)
Birth Place –> Manila
Original Hometown –> Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines
Current Hometown –> Balayan, Batangas, Philippines
Wife — Former Congresswoman Eileen Ermita-Buhain (Married 1995)
Children –> Einica, Eliana, and Erela
Mother –> Former Bacoor, Cavite municipal vice mayor Cecilia Reyes-Buhain
Sister –> Atty. Camille Buhain-Javier
High School –> De La Salle Santiago Zobel School in Ayala Alabang
College –> La Salle University in Philadelphia, United States
Degree –> N/A
Eric Buhain won several medals in the Southeast Asian Games from 1985 to 1993, and participated in the 1988 and 1992 Summer Olympics.
Political Career / Work Experiences
2022-Present – Congressman
2010 – Executive Director, Bureau of Immigration
2005–2010 – Chairman, Games and Amusements Board
2001–2005 – Chairman, Philippine Sports Commission
Bills / Laws / Resolution
HB03521 – AN ACT DECLARING JUNE 24 OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BALAYAN, BATANGAS TO ALLOW PARTICIPATION IN THE “PARADA NG LECHON”
HB03522 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) LOCATED IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF TAAL, PROVINCE OF BATANGAS INTO A REGULAR LTO DISTRICT TO BE KNOWN AS THE LTO DISTRICT OFFICE OF TAAL, BATANGAS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
HB03523 – AN ACT GRANTING HEALTH CARE, RETIREMENT, DEATH BENEFITS AND OTHER PRIVILEGES TO RETIRED FILIPINO OLYMPIAN AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFORE
HB03524 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BALAYAN, PROVINCE OF BATANGAS, TO BE KNOWN AS THE BALAYAN TESDA TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORE
HB03525 – AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE GAMES AND AMUSESMENTS BOARD AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
RELATED: List of Congressmen of the Philippines 2022 – 2025
See also: Top Government Officials under Ferdinand Marcos Jr.