Iloilo Provincial Government website

Vice Governor Christine S. Garin

Christine Garin


She was elected Mayor of the Municipality of Guimbal, Iloilo from year 2007 - 2016. And now she takes a seat as Vice-Governor of the Province of Iloilo, winning the 2016 Election.

Personal Life

Youngest child of Oscar Garin and Ninfa Serag-Garin. Sibling to Congressman Richard Garin, Janette Colada and AMBIS-OWA party-list representative Congresswoman Sharon Karen Garin.


A graduate of BS Accountancy (UP Visayas), Masters in Business Administration (Macquarie University, Australia) and Masters in Public Administration (Central Philippine University, Iloilo).


Under her leadership, Guimbal received the following accolades:

  • 2010-2011, 2013 National Winner, Hall of Fame Awardee, Most Business Friendly Municipality in the Country
  • National Winner 2009 – 2011, Hall of Fame Awardee, Gawad KALASAG, on the implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Programs
  • 2015 Apolinario Mabini Award, Country’s Best LGU on the implementation of programs for Persons with Disablity
  • 2011 – 2012 The Country’s Most Child Friendly Municipality

She was recognized for:

  • 2011 National Finalist, PAG-ASA Award of the Civil Service Commission
  • The Country’s 2015 Outstanding Municipal Mayor
  • 2015 Outstanding UP Alumni


Link to Vice Governor's Office Page