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Board of Directors

Name Position Department Contact Number
Emmanuel F. Piñol Secretary Department of Agriculture, Chairman 929-8183
Robert L. Seares, M.D. Administrator National Tobacco Administration, Vice-Chairman 374-3987
Evelyn G. Laviña Undersecretary Department of Agriculture, Alternate Chairman 371-8259
Rodolfo F. Salanga Director Manufacturing Sector 526-8421
Nestor C. Casela Director Academic Community 526-8421
Pedro J. Mendiola, Jr. Director Tobacco Traders/Exporters Sector 371-8231
Wilfredo C. Martinez Director Tobacco Farmer Sector 371-8249
  Director Tobacco Farmer Sector 371-8235
Teofilo R. Quintal Director Tobacco Farmer Sector 371-8235

Office of the Administrator

Name Position Contact Number
Robert L. Seares, M.D. Administrator 374-3987
Atty. Mel John I. Verzosa Deputy Administrator for Operations 372-6055
  Deputy Administrator for Support Services 372-3214
  Dept. Manager III, Corporate Planning Department 372-3185
Dinah E. Pichay Dept. Manager III, Internal Audit Service 372-2093

Administrative Department

Name Position Contact Number
Cristina C. Lopez Department Manager III 372-3188
Perla C. Manzon HRMO V, Administrative Services Division 372-3188
  General Services & Procurement Division 372-3193

Finance Department

Name Position Contact Number
Ma. Teresa B. Laudencia Department Manager III 372-3183
Reynaldo R. Aquino Budget Officer V, Cash & Budget Management Division 373-2090
Milagros C. Tiu Chief Accountant, Accounting Division 373-2090

Corporate Planning Department

Name Position Contact Number
Fortuna C. Benosa Officer-in-Charge, Corporate Planning Department 372-3182/85
Fortuna C. Benosa Div. Chief III, Planning Prog. & Evaluation Division 372-3185
Priscilla S. Esguerra Information Technology Officer III, MIS Division 372-3182

Regulation Department

Name Position Contact Number
Atty. Rohbert A. Ambros Officer-in-Charge, Regulation Department 373-2093
Alex L. Borje Div. Chief III, Tobacco Leaf Regulation Division 372-3178
Eleanor A. Rapanut OIC, Tobacco Products Regulation Division 372-3185

Industrial Research Department

Name Position Contact Number
Roberto R. Bonoan, Ph. D. Department Manager III 373-2097
Lina A. Cera Chief Sci. Res. Specialist, Quality Assurance Division 372-3186
Cecilio A. Cabigan Chief Sci. Res. Specialist, Product Dev.Division 372-3186
Excelsior R. Mejia OIC, Market Res. & Dev. Division 373-2098
Myrna O. Lozano Chief, Techno. Lab. Services & Instrumentation Div. 372-3194

Farm Technology and Services Department

  • Brgy. Tabug, Batac, Ilocos Norte

  • Name Position Contact Number
    Imelda N. Riñen Department Manager III (077) 792-3086
    Nelly V. Castro Officer-in-Charge, Farm Technology Dev't Division (077) 792-3086
      Production Support Services Division (077) 792-3086

    Branch Officers

    Name Position Branch Office Contact Number
    Mario E. Corpuz Department Manager III Batac, Ilocos Norte (077) 792-3111
    Luzviminda U. Padayao Chief Agriculturist, Operations Batac, Ilocos Norte (077) 792-3111
    Minerva P. Mizal Department Manager III Vigan, Ilocos Sur (077) 722-2027
    Faustino O. Taal Chief Agriculturist, Operations Vigan, Ilocos Sur (077) 722-2027
    Estrella G. de Peralta Department Manager III Candon, Ilocos Sur (077) 742-6170
    Roman Raganit Jr. Chief Agriculturist, Operations Candon, Ilocos Sur (077) 722-2027
    Esmeralda G. Valera Department Manager III Bangued, Abra (074) 752-8474
    Ped Ruben B. Barbero Chief Agriculturist, Operations Bangued, Abra (074) 752-8474
    Giovanni P. Palabay Department Manager III Bauang, La Union (072) 888-2737
    Hermogenes A. Galvez Chief Agriculturist, Operations Bauang, La Union (072) 888-2737
    Cesario G. Sambrana Department Manager III Rosales, Pangasinan (075) 582-2756
    Roger T. Madriaga Chief Agriculturist, Operations Rosales, Pangasinan (075) 582-2756
    Corazon R. Riazonda Department Manager III Tuguegarao, Cagayan (078) 304-0576
    Gilbert A. Taguiam Chief Agriculturist, Operations Tuguegarao, Cagayan (078) 304-0576
    Herman C. Torres Department Manager III Ilagan, Isabela (078) 622-3572
    Joefrey T. Bautista Chief Agriculturist, Operations Ilagan, Isabela (078) 622-3572