Iloilo Provincial Government website

Vice Governor Christine S. Garin

Christine Garin

Experience

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.

Education

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

Awards

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

 

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