|Honorable Mayor Antolin A. Oreta lll is a rare breed of public servant that embodies the rise of new politics in the City Government of Malabon.
Antolin A. Oreta lll, commonly known as LenLen is a staunch advocate of education, sports and entrepreneurship, a dedicated civic leader, and an accomplished politician, with an unblemished track record of honest and dedicated public service since he started his political career in 2007 as City Councilor of Malabon. He was then elected as Vice Mayor year 2010 and acted as Acting Mayor replacing his uncle, the late Hon. Canuto Oreta who was then the Local Chief Executive of the city after the latter died of lung cancer year 2012. Residents of Malabon showed overflowing support to the young Oreta and later on mandated by Malabon constituents as their Local Chief Executive year 2012 up to present.
He has completed 80% of Malabon’s infrastructure project during his brief stint as City Mayor.
The 2nd of 4 siblings, Aurora Rosario A. Oreta, Karmela A. Oreta, Jose Lorenzo A. Oreta consecutively, son of former Senator Tessie Aquino-Oreta and businessman Antolin Oreta Jr, the current Local Chief Executive was born on September 16, 1971 at Manila and carries with him the family tradition of nationalism and dedication to public service. He is married to the former Melissa D. Sison who is a Chef by profession.
He received his elementary and secondary education at the Ateneo de Manila before earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Japanese Studies at Sophia University in Tokyo Japan. Before taking his first step as a public servant, Mayor LenLen Oreta lll worked as an Associate for Keppel Securities from 1995 – 1997 and Assistant VP Dealer at Merril Lynch. He also served as Vice President for Finance at Intra Strata Assurance Corporation giving highlights to his private career.
He has revealed an endless support to education programs and projects initiated by the school, non-governmental organizations and the barangays. He has vowed to continue the legacy of his mother who is also the main author of the Early Childhood Care and Development Council (ECCD) law.
With his strong passion for change and good governance, he pledged to lead the Malabon City Council to be more pro active and responsive to the needs of his constituents. He also sought equal access to quality education for the people of Malabon for the improvement of their economic well-being. Not to mention that he has completed 80% of Malabon’s infrastructure project during his brief stint as City Mayor and has continuously supported education programs and projects initiated by the schools, non-governmental organizations and the barangays.
With his battle cry of “Kaya Naten”, Mayor Antolin “LenLen” Oreta lll is very optimistic that under his leadership, Malabon City will be classified as one of the finest cities in the National Capital Region.
|Vice Mayor Jeannie N. Sandoval is the new Vice Mayor of Malabon City and Presiding Officer of the Sangguniang Panlungsod. She is serving her first term after receiving her mandate from the people of Malabon in the 2013 National Elections.
Prior to being an elected official, Jeannie has been involved in various community and socio-civic programs as spouse of former Congressman Ricky Sandoval of the Lone District of Malabon and Navotas from 1998 to 2007.
Jeannie then had the opportunity to help and support indigents of Malabon and Navotas through health care and livelihood opportunities apart from being a hardworking and reliable partner of Cong. Sandoval in the delivery of social services to the residents of both cities. Aware of the needs of the people, she began to embrace public service as a way of life.
Because of her dedication in serving those who have less in life, she was able to endear herself to a lot of residents of the district and until now, she is considered as one who maintained a good name and a strong voice in the local political and social arenas.
She finished her Business and Computer Science degree from the De La Salle University in Manila and has then worked in their family business until she started engaging in her own entrepreneurial endeavors.
She became a member of Soroptimist International of Malabon (SIM) in the year 1999 and was elected President in 2008 up to present.
Now, Vice Mayor Sandoval continues to pursue her personal advocacy to help those who are in need. She spearheaded several health missions, feeding programs, education projects and livelihood training in the city. It is also her advocacy to raise awareness on issues and initiatives on women empowerment, and family and children’s welfare.
In recognition of her outstanding leadership in the Soroptimist, she was invited to speak at the 56th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, United Nations (UN) Headquarters, New York, USA on February 27 – March 9, 2012 on “Marketing and selling: women agricultural entrepreneurs, including successful microcredit”. The event was called “From seeding to feeding: the role of women and girls across the life cycle of food” on February 28, 2012 with the theme: “The empowerment of rural women and their roles in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges”.
She was also a delegate to the Soroptimist Invitational Leadership Seminar, “Leading Strategically and Leading Soroptimist Strategically”, Tapa Conference Center, Hilton Hawaiian, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 26-27, 2011.
Her dynamism and commitment to service have also earned her accolades from her peers such as being awarded the Most Outstanding Club President in the Soroptimist International Philippine Region (SIPR) Biennium Conference 2010-2011 and 2011-2012, making her won back-to-back honors in the SIPR. Through her leadership, Soroptimist International of Malabon was awarded Most Outstanding Club for 2011-2012, and Most Outstanding Club for 2010-2011.
Vice Mayor Sandoval is also a Director of the Philippine Red Cross-Malabon City Chapter from 2013-2017 where she chairs the Chapter Affairs Committee. Long before joining the Red Cross, Jeannie has been taking the lead in conducting relief missions to disaster-affected communities in Malabon in her own personal capacity and through the help of her friends and supporters.
Despite her numerous endeavors, Jeannie is also a loving wife to Cong. Ricky and a mother to their only son, Federico (Chino) Sandoval, III.
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|Hon. Paulo D. Oreta