Secretary of Science and Technology (Philippines)

The secretary of science and technology (Filipino: kalihim ng agham at teknolohiya) is the head of the Department of Science and Technology and is a member of the president's Cabinet.[1]

Secretary of Science and Technology
Kalihim ng Agham at Teknolohiya
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Incumbent
Fortunato dela Peña

since June 30, 2016
StyleThe Honorable
Member ofCabinet
AppointerThe President
with the consent of the Commission on Appointments
Term lengthNo fixed term
Inaugural holderAntonio V. Arizabal
FormationJanuary 30, 1987
(35 years ago)
 (1987-01-30)
Websitewww.dost.gov.ph

The position was created in 1987 by the then president Corazon Aquino, and was first assumed by Antonio Arizabal.[2]

The current secretary is Fortunato dela Peña, who assumed office on June 30, 2016.[3]

ListEdit

# Name Image Term Began Term Ended President
1 Antonio V. Arizabal   January 30, 1987 April 6, 1989 Corazon C. Aquino[4]
2 Ceferino L. Follosco   April 7, 1989 June 30, 1992
3 Ricardo T. Gloria   June 30, 1992 July 6, 1994 Fidel V. Ramos[5]
4 William Padolina   July 7, 1994 June 30, 1998
June 30, 1998 January 29, 1999 Joseph Ejercito Estrada[6]
5 Filemon A. Uriarte, Jr.   February 1, 1999 January 1, 2001
* Rogelio A. Panlasigui January 2, 2001 March 11, 2001 Gloria Macapagal Arroyo[7]
6 Estrella F. Alabastro   March 12, 2001 June 30, 2010
7 Mario Montejo   June 30, 2010 June 30, 2016 Benigno S. Aquino III[8]
8 Fortunato de la Peña   June 30, 2016 Incumbent Rodrigo Roa Duterte

Notes:

  • (*) Acting Capacity

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "THE DOST SECRETARY". dost.gov.ph. DOST. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  2. ^ "DR. ANTONIO V. ARIZABAL". dost.gov.ph. DOST. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  3. ^ Nestor Corrales (31 May 2016). "Duterte names members of Cabinet". Inquirer News. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Corazon C. Aquino - Presidential Museum and Library". Retrieved 2014-07-21.
  5. ^ "Fidel V. Ramos - Presidential Museum and Library". Retrieved 2014-07-21.
  6. ^ "Joseph Ejercito Estrada - Presidential Museum and Library". Retrieved 2014-07-21.
  7. ^ "Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo - Presidential Museum and Library". Retrieved 2014-07-21.
  8. ^ "Benigno S. Aquino III - Presidential Museum and Library". Retrieved 2014-07-21.

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