Regional Public Affairs Office



OIC, Regional Executive Director


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Chief, RPAO

Regional Public Affairs Office


The RPAO which is a unit under the direct supervision of the Regional Director shall serve as the primary information, education and communication arm of DENR Region 1. Specifically, it shall:


  1. Disseminates information on ENR management, development and protection including projects and activities being undertaken by the Regional Office and its field office;
  2. Creates awareness among the general public on various conservation efforts;
  3. Formulates and implements a communication plan and supervises its implementation in coordination with field offices (PENROs and CENROs);
  4. Prepares press releases, feature articles and other publication materials on ENR programs and projects;
  5. Publishes quarterly newsletter, brochures, flyers and other information materials; 
  6. Coordinates special events with different units in the Region, field offices, attached agencies, other government agencies and stakeholders;
  7. Sustains linkaging/ networking with media outlets and organizations
  8. Conducts documentation of DENR-1 projects and produce and package success stories and including video presentation;
  9. Coordinates the Environment Youth Program events and monitors youth activities of the different units and field offices;
  10. 5.Maintains the DENR-1 webpage  in coordination with the Planning and Management Division;
  11. Maintains a Public Assistance and Complaints Desk (PACD) at the DENR office lobby;
  12. Maintains the e-library services to provide assistance to DENR personnel, students and other researchers on ENR and allied projects;
  13. 11.Performs other functions as may be assigned by higher authorities.