Board of Trustees

Organizational Structure / Present Board  (2019-2021)

PWP Officers

PositionNameHome Organization/Office
ChairmanMr. Christopher Matthew A. IlaganCargill Philippines formerly with Manila Water Company, Inc.
Dr. Sevillo D. David, Jr.National Water Resources Board
Vice ChairmanEngr. Leonor C. CleofasMetropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System

Board of Trustees

Sector represented / Name / Home Organization/Office

National Government Agencies (NGA):   Dr. Antonio Daño –  Executive Director,                 River Basin Control Office (RBCO) – Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)

Government-Owned &  Controlled Corporations (GOCCs):  Engr. Leonor C. Cleofas –            Deputy Administrator,  Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS)

Water Districts (WDs):     Cabanatuan City Water District Chairman Arturo G. Villasan, representative from the Philippine Association of Water Districts (PAWD)

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs):     Ms. Amy M. Lecciones  –  Executive Director, Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands, Inc.Academe & Research Institutions:    Dr. Guillermo Q. Tabios III –   Institute of Civil Engineering, University of the Philippines-Diliman

Private Sector:    Engr. Ronald Padua  –   Maynilad Water Services, Inc.

ADG Ruben S. Reinoso, Jr.                        National Economic & Development Authority
Atty. Mai Flor                                             Private Sector
Atty. Nathaniel C. Santos                           Past Chairperson  (2016-2019)
Engr. Rodora N. Gamboa                           Past Chairperson  (2014-2016)
Ms. Rosario Aurora L. Villaluna (†)          Past Chairperson  (2012 – 2014)
Dr. Leonardo Q. Liongson  (†)                   Past Chairman  (2010 – 2012)
Mr. Virgilio C. Rivera, Jr.                           Past Chairman  (2008 – 2010)
Mr. Ramon Alikpala                                   Past Chairman  (2006 – 2008)
Atty. Daniel P. Fandiño, Jr. (†)                   Past Chairman  (2004 – 2006)
Prof. Angel A. Alejandrino (†)                   Past Chairman  (2002 – 2004)

Ex-Officio :

Secretariat  (full-time)            

Ms. Noemi Bautista               

Composition of Partners

Hereunder is the present list of one hundred fourteen (114) institutional members, grouped according to sector and fourteen (14) individual members:

National Government Agencies (NGAs) –  8 members

  1. Bureau of Soil and Water Management (BSWM) / Department of Agriculture (DA)
  2. Department of  Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) / River Basin Control Office (RBCO)
  3. DPWH-PMO Flood Control and Sabo Engineering Center (FCSEC)
  4. Forest Management Bureau (FMB)
  5. National Water Resources Board (NWRB)
  6. Bioversity Management Bureau (BMB) formerly Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) 
  7. Water Supply and Sanitation PMO, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)
  8. National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP)

Government Owned and Controlled Corporations (GOCCs ) –  3 members

  1. Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA)
  2. Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System  (MWSS)
  3. National Irrigation Administration (NIA)

Water Districts (WDs)   –  23 members

  1. Angeles City Water District
  2. Bacolod Water District
  3. Batangas City Water District
  4. Cagayan de Oro City Water District
  5. Calamba City Water District
  6. Camiling Water District
  7. Cantilan Water District
  8. Dagupan City Water District
  9. Dasmariñas Water District
  10. Davao City Water District
  11. Guagua Water District
  12. Laguna Association of Water Districts
  13. Lobo Water District
  14. Metro Cebu Water District
  15. Metro Kidapawan Water District
  16. Pampanga Association of Water District
  17. Pangasinan-Ilocos Water District
  18. Philippine Association of Water Districts  Foundation, Inc. (PAWD Foundation)
  19. Quezon Metro Water District
  20. San Pedro Water District
  21. Southern Tagalog Association of Water Districts (STAWD)
  22. Surigao Metropolitan Water District
  23. Tiaong Water District

Local Government Units (LGUs) – 6 members

  1. League of Municipalities of the Philippines  (LMP)
  2. League of Cities of the Philippines  (LCP)
  3. League of Provinces of the Philippines  (LPP)
  4. City Environment and Natural Resources Office – Pasig City
  5. Union of Local Authority of the Philippines  (ULAP)
  6. Provincial Government of Nueva Vizcaya

Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)  –  20 members

  1. Environmental Broadcast Circle Association, Inc.
  2. Philippine Center for Water and Sanitation: The ITN Foundation
  3. Cebu Uniting for Sustainable Water Foundation, Inc.
  4. PLAN International / PLAN Philippines
  5. Institute for Popular Democracy (IPD)
  6. People’s Legislative Advocacy Network – Environmental Cluster
  7. Participatory Governance in Natural Resources, Inc.
  9. Philippine Environmental Industry Association
  10. Enhancing Environmental Technology and Research on Aqua-Bid Sciences (ETRAS) Pharmatrade Technology Foundation, Inc.
  11. Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development
  12. Philippine Association of Water Districts (PAWD) Foundation, Inc.
  13. Mindanao Model, Inc.
  14. Laguna Water Conservancy, Inc.
  15. Streams of Knowledge
  16. Allah Valley Landscape Development Alliance (AVLDA)
  17. Pateros River Basin Organization (PATRIBORG)
  18. Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands, Inc.
  19. National Water and Sanitation Association of the Philippines (NAWASA)
  20. The Grassroots Democracy Institute and Resource Center (GDIRC)

Academe & Research Institutions – 5 members

  1. Ateneo Research Network for Development, Ateneo de Manila University
  2. Manila Observatory
  3. National Hydraulic Research Center (NHRC), University of the Philippines-Diliman
  4. Institute of Civil Engineering, University of the Philippines-Diliman
  5. University of San Carlos – Water Resources Center (USC-WRC)

Private Sector  (Consulting Firms, Metro Manila concessionaires including other private water service providers, associations, cooperatives)  –    35  members

  1. IDP Consult, Inc.
  2. CEST Inc.
  3. International Water Services (Phils) B.V.
  4. Philippine Environmental Industry Association
  5. SDV Internation Cenepan Corporation
  6. Manila Water Company, Inc.
  7. Maynilad Water Services, Inc.
  8. Veolia Water Philippines, Inc.
  9. Subic and Water Sewerage Co., Inc.
  10. Laguna Water Conservancy, Inc.
  11. Coffey Philippines, Inc.
  12. Radian Consulting, Inc.
  13. SCHEMA Konsult, Inc.
  14. TCGI Engineers Inc.
  15. DCCD Engineering Corporation
  16. Engineering and Development Corporation of the Philippines (EDCOP)
  17. Urban Integrated Consultants, Inc. / Urban Engineers
  18. COWI Philippines, Inc.
  19. Filipino Inventors Techno-Trade Corporation (FITRA)
  20. Puyat-Jacinto & Santos Law Office
  21. The Law Firm of Dario Yu Viado and Hocson
  22. Berkman International
  23. Gotesco Marketing, Inc.

Small Water Service Providers / Water Cooperatives

  1.  Inpart Waterworks and Development Company (IWADCO)
  2. Central Water Systems, Inc. /  Primewater Corporation
  3. Darasa Rural Waterworks and Sanitation Association
  4. Iligan City Waterworks System
  5. Sto. Tomas Waterworks System
  6. Padada Water System Cooperative
  7. Maragusan Waterworks and Sanitation Multi-Purpose Cooperative
  8. San Jose Water Service Development Cooperative
  9. Pantok Multi-Purpose Cooperative
  10. Pampalona Rural Waterworks & Sanitation Association, Inc.
  11. Casay Rural Waterworks & Sanitation Association, Inc.
  12. Southern Utility Management & Services, Inc.

Individual  –    14 members

  1. Carmen Clara G. Lesaca – Puyat-Jacinto and Santos Law Office
  2. Marie Jennifer M. Bruce – Puyat-Jacinto and Santos Law Office
  3. Ellen Pascua – Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  4. Rosario Aurora Villaluna – Streams of Knowledge
  5. Yolanda Gomez – Streams of Knowledge
  6. Cesar Yniguez –  Consultant
  7. Renato Renegado –  Cortez, Bohol
  8. Enerio M. Sabulao –  Tacloban City
  9. Theresa P. Zulueta  –  Development Bank of the Philippines
  10. Philip E. Cases
  11. Maria Luz Alvarez Enriquez
  12. Marieto Perez
  13. Marie Beth Lorenzo
  14. Jessica C. Salas

PWP General Assembly and Election                                                                                             Balay Kalinaw, UP-Diliman, Quezon City                                                                                                            October 26, 2016

PWP officers and sectoral representatives:  From left, Mr. Arturo Villasan, Dir. Donna Gordove, Ms. Amy Lecciones, Mr. Ramon B. Alikpala (Past Chairman), Engr. Leonor C. Cleofas, Engr. Rodora N. Gamboa (Immediate Past Chair), Executive Director Sevillo D. David, Jr. (Vice Chairman), Mr. Christopher Matthew A. Ilagan (Chairman-Elect)

New set of PWP officers for 2016  – 2018

Chaiirman:   Atty. Nathaniel C. Santos 

Chairman-Elect:   Mr. Christopher Matthew A. Ilagan

Vice Chairman  –   Executive Director Sevillo D. David, Jr.

Sectoral Representatives:

Government-Owned and Controlled Corporation –  Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS)  –   Engr. Leonor C. Cleofas

National Government Agency –   Department of Environment and Natural Resources-River Basin Control O4ce (DENR-RBCO) –  Director Donna M. Gordove

Private Sector  –    Gotesco Water Solutions, Inc.  –  Mr. Wyrlo S. Reyes

Non-Government Organization (NGO)  –   Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands, Inc.   –   Ms. Amy M. Lecciones

Academe  –   UP Institute of Civil Engineering / National Hydraulics Research Center –                                          Dr. Guillermo Q. Tabios, III

Water Districts  –    Philippine Association of Water Districts (PAWD)  –    Chairman Arturo G. Villasan

Local Government Unit (LGU)  –   CENRO Pasig –   Ms. Raquel A. Naciongayo