ALICIA dela ROSA-BALA is currently the Chairperson of the central human resource agency of the government, the Civil Service Commission (CSC).
Prior to her appointment, she was the Undersecretary for Policy and Plans of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) which she has served for the past 39 years. She also served from September 8, 2012 to September 7, 2015 as Deputy Secretary-General for the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Department in Jakarta, Indonesia which covers the sectors of civil service, science and technology, health, women, youth, social welfare and development, disaster management, among others. She was given recognition by ambassadors of member-countries for her contributions to ASEAN at the conclusion of her term.
Commissioner Valderosa or Com Bobby assumed office in the CSC on June 19, 2017. Prior to his appointment as Commissioner, he headed the CSC Regional Office Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for three years as Regional Director.
He has spent all 39 years of his government career working for the CSC. He started in 1978 as a senior clerk for CSC Regional Office XI and rose from being a budget officer to chief administrative officer, field director, OIC Director III of the Internal Audit Service, then as Director III of CSC Regional Office No. 12 in 2006. He became Director IV of CSC ARMM in 2014.
Atty. Aileen Lourdes A. Lizada served the Office of the Ombudsman in Mindanao for 12 years where she was known as a staunch crime buster and anti-graft lawyer before her transfer to the Land Transportation Franchise and Regulatory Board or LTFRB.
Assuming higher responsibilities as board member of LTFRB, she proved her mettle in being a competent, strong-willed person as she faced challenges such as the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program, monopoly in transport network vehicle service industry, suspension of surge rates, and fare hikes, among other initiatives, to address corruption in the LTFRB.