PICE National 1st Vice President Clemente A. Ibo graced the General Assembly and Oath Taking Ceremony of the newly-elected officers and members of the Chapter Board of Directors of the PICE Northern Samar Chapter on March 18, 2017 at the Function Hall of the JS Building in Catarman, Northern Samar. He was invited by the Chapter President Alvin A. Ignacio both as the Inducting Officer and the guest speaker.


In his inspirational message, Engr. Ibo emphasized the important role the officers play by saying “to be an officer is not a privilege but is to be ready to sacrifice for the good of the members of the organization and of the society. He challenged the chapter to increase this year the number of its Asean Engineers and encouraged the members to get involved in the chapter programs and projects. After announcing the schedule of the National Midyear Convention, he turned to the student chapter members present to inspire to dream of becoming officers of the organization someday.


The new set of chapter officers is composed of engineers from various sectors, five of them are past chapter presidents. Of the seventeen, seven (7) are from the national government agencies, three (3) from the LGU, four (4) from the construction industry, and three (3) from the academe.


The election of the members of the Chapter Board of Directors was held during the Chapter’s Christmas Party last December 15, 2016 while the election of officers was conducted on February 3, 2017.