Hon. ROMEO M. JALOSJOS, Jr.
Congressman Romeo Masupil Jalosjos Jr. commonly called as “John” among family members and close friends is the eldest among the siblings of Romeo Garcia Jalosjos, a businessman and former Congressional Representative of the First Congressional District of the Province of Zamboanga del Norte. Though a pilot by profession, he pursue not on navigating planes and aircrafts but rather on steering the helm of progress and development not only as a political leader but as well as a devote public servant.
His debut in political leadership and public servitude was his election as Municipal Mayor of the Municipality of Tampilisan, Zamboanga del Norte. Fueled with his genuine principle for change and reforms, within just a single term as a Mayor, he changed the way a fourth class municipality conducted its transaction in the matter of transparency, efficiency and effectivity with primal focus on social services, project implementation and equal distribution of t he municipal resources among component barangays. These are the main reasons why during his tenure of office the Local Government Unit of Tampilisan has been awarded for good housekeeping practices among other cities in municipalities. He was loved by his constituents in his pro-masses approach in leadership and management has become part of the municipality’s history and set the barometer and a constant comparison among his successors in the Local Chief Executive position.
Upon assumption of the office as Congressional Representative of the Second District of Zamboanga Sibugay on July 1, 2011 he then started to initiate reforms and development for his district. With his leadership maxim “Sa Katawhan Na Sab”, he designs and implements congressional plans and programs that caters the need of his constituents for social services and infrastructural development. His role as a pipeline for progress that connects his district to the national government agencies alongside with his committed aspirations to alleviate the lives of the people whom he serves inspire him to double his efforts and fueled his leadership vigor to pave the way of his constituents’ dreamed reforms. “A good leader is the one who listens and sympathizes more to those who he leads rather than imposing commands according only to his own will and presumptions“ has been and will always be his principle leadership.
COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
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Committee on Appropriation