DOST-NCR Regional Director Jose B. Patalinjug III, and Sammy P. Malawan, DOST-XII Regional Director, are now members of the National Research Council of the Philippines under the council’s Special Provision NRCP Res. No. 2019-106), duly endorsed by the Membership Committee Chair, during the 1057th Governing Board Meeting on 27 July 2021.
In photo: (R-L) DOST-NCR Regional Director Jose B. Patalinjug III, and Sammy P. Malawan, DOST-XII Regional Director
RD Patalinjug is an Associate Member of NRCP Social Sciences Division. He specializes in Business Management and Public Management. He served as DOST-NCR Assistant Regional Director for 12 years from 2005-2012. He is currently a member of Board of Regents at Rizal Technological University, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Colegio de Muntinlupa, Technological University of the Philippines, Marikina Polytechnic College, and Euglogio Amang Rodriguez Institute for Science and Technology since 2017.
Meanwhile, RD Malawan is an Associate Member of NRCP Engineering and Industrial Research Division. He specializes in Agricultural Engineering, Business Administration, and Public Administration. Director Malawan has been serving DOST XII for decades as he was appointed as Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Division (ARD-TSD) way back 2000 and appointed again as OIC-Regional Director last October 2020.