Governor David C. Suarez

  • Profile
    • Youngest son of Former Cong. Danilo E. Suarez and Congw. Aleta C. Suarez
    • Married to Ana Marie Villaraza Suarez and father to Athalia Suarez
  • Education
    • Graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts, specializing in Economics, Philosophy and Politics at the University of Asia and the Pacific
  • Trainings
    Short course on Local Legislation : University of the Philippines
    Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
    Short course on Local Governance and Public Management : University of the Philippines
    Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
    Public Administration and Politics : International Academy for Leadership,
    Gummers Bach, Germany
  • Service Record:
    • Elected Municipal Councilor in Unisan, Quezon (2001-2004)
    • Elected Philippine Councilor's League Quezon Federation President (2001-2004)
    • Elected Vice Governor of Quezon Province (2004-2007)
    • He effectively performed the tasks as Assistant Secretary of Department of Environment and Natural Resources in charge in River Basin Control Office and as the Program Manager of the Department for South Luzon (2007-2009)
    • Re-elected as Governor: First term (2010-2013), Second term (2013-2016)
    • Flagship Programs: Health, Education, and Agriculture
  • Multi-awarded Governor:
    • Had recently been awarded and named as the 2013 Most Outstanding Governor of the Philippines by the Association of Local Social Welfare and Development Officers of the Philippines Incorporated (ALSWDOPI)
    • His healthcare program, dubbed Lingap Kalusugan sa Barangay or Serbisyong Suarez Health Coupon program, was a grand finalist in the 2012 Galing Pook Award
    • Under his administration, the province was also recognized with the following awards and accolades:
    • Bakas Parangal ng Kagitingan from Office of the Civil Defense IV-A and Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council IV-A;
    • National Tuberculosis Program Award for being Highest Case Detection Rate in Region IV-A from Department of Health (DOH),
    • Received recognition from DOH for strengthening the Inter-Local Health Zone Boards and improving Local Health System;
    • One of the Top 5 Outstanding Children's Service in the National Library of the Philippines;
    • Recognition from Office of the National Defense and National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council for the province's disaster mitigation and preparedness program such as the Quezon's 2 in 1 project
    • Most Outstanding Provincial Library of the Philippines;
    • DENR / MGB Plaque of Recognition for the implemention of Philippine Mining Act of 1995;
    • Bakas Parangal para sa Disaster Preparedness for the assistance given to Antipolo at San Mateo Rizal on 2012;
    • Adopt-A-School Program Award from Department of Education (DepEd) for the implementation of computer literacy program of the provincial government.
    • And the Seal of Good Housekeeping for good governance and accountability from Department of Interior and Local Government.