IV-B Advocates for Nutrition and Development, Inc.April 29-30, 2013 marks another milestone for the MIMAROPA Region as Provincial, City and Municipal Nutrition Action Officers in MIMAROPA convened to organize the Region’s Nutrition Action Officers Association. After a series of brainstorming, the group named its association, IV-B Advocates for Nutrition and Development Inc., as they aim to be catalyst for the development of nutrition programs in MIMAROPA by ensuring collaboration and integration of all stakeholder’s efforts.

IV-B Advocates for Nutrition and Development, Inc. is now being headed by Dr. Leonor M. Nuñez-Daite, Municipal Health Officer & Municipal Nutrition Action Officer (MNAO) of the municipality of Roxas & MNAO President of Oriental Mindoro. Other elected officers are as follows:

 Vice-President  :  Ms. Norine G. Dacula, PNAO, Oriental Mindoro
 Secretary  :  Ms. Robie C. Apiag, PNAO, Marinduque
 Assistant Secretary  :  Ms. Analiza R. Herrera, OIC - CNAO, Puerto Princesa City
 Treasurer  :  Mr. Oscar Vicente L. Ylagan, Jr., PNAO, Romblon

Assistant Treasurer

: Mr. Frederich Christian S. Tan, NO III, NNC IV-B
PRO : Ms. Rowena G. Nerona, MNAO President, Occidental Mindoro
Auditor : Dr. Arceli T. Rebong, PNAO, Occidental Mindoro
Board Members :

Ms. Rachel Paladan, PNAO, Palawan

Dr. Basilisa Llanto, CNAO, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro

Ms. Anna Paz Salonica M. Cervancia, MNAO President Palawan

Ms. Marites A. Mortel, MNAO President, Romblon

Ms. Maria Luisa L. Ligsa, MNAO President, Marinduque

The newly elected officers is tentatively scheduled to take their oath this June 2013 during the  2nd Quarter Meeting of the Regional Nutrition Committee of MIMAROPA.