Regional Executive Director

OIC Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable is the 13th Regional Executive Director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region IX. Prior to his appointment, he was the Regional Technical Director of the Forest Management Services (FMS) in the region.

A Master Degree in Public Administration holder and a Career Executive Service Officer (CESO IV) , his success as a civil servant was the result of his dedication, hard work and total commitment to the service.

He started his government service as a casual forester in 1981 with the then Bureau of Forest Development (BFD) in Pagadian City. By 1983 and onwards, he became a permanent forester item holder and was assigned in different field offices of the BFD and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Rising from the ranks, he became the OIC Assistant Director for the Special Concerns Office, OIC Assistant Director for the Forest Management Bureau (FMB), Director of the FMB, Regional Technical Director for the Protected Areas Wildlife and Coastal Zone Services (PAWCZMS) in Region 10 and then back to Region IX for a stint as Regional Technical Director for the Forest Management Services.

RED Adorable is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Forestry from Mindanao State University, Marawi City. He finished his M.A. in Public Administration at Medina College.

He has attended various national and international seminars and trainings which proved useful in the advancement of his career.

RED Adorable is happily married to Elsie O. Manopollo and blessed with two children, Liza Mae and Larah Marie.



As we welcome 2015, let us rejoice and congratulate each other for the milestone we have reached.
We have made giant steps and we are exceeding our targets. We have already achieved a lot.

Allow me to cite a few:       


Photo Releases

DENR Undersecretary for Administration and Information Systems Ernesto D. Adobo Jr. (R) and DENR IX Regional Director Arleigh J. Adorable crown Maria Theresa Ramirez of Team Rainforest as Ms. DENR IX 2014 during the more

Boy scouts from General Santos City plant narra during the tree-planting activity of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines Centennial Jamboree being held today in Zamboanga Economic Zone and Freeport. The tree planting activity was preceded by a short lecture and demo of proper planting by the DENR IX IEC team at their exhibit booth.

In line of the Consumer Awareness Month 2014, the DTI Zamboanga del Sur Consumer Protection Division Chief Raymond L. Peña conducts a short lecture on consumer rights to DENR IX personnel last October 20, 2014 at the DENR Office of the Regional Director Quadrangle.

“The primary reason we classify caves is to conserve, protect and manage the natural wealth and heritage of caves and the resources found therein,” said Department of Environment and.. read more

Volunteers plant rubber trees in a planting site in Barangay Kahayagan.Bayog, Zamboanga del Sur during the TreeVolution last September 26, 2014. (Photo from CENRO Guipos) more

A series of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) campaign through school visit conducted by DENR-IX in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay last August 2014 on Climate Change... read more

RD Arleigh J. Adorable (extreme R) briefs his field officials composed of Provincial/Community Environment and Natural Resources Officers (P/CENROs) with their respective Forestry Specialists and officials from Support To Operations (STO) (L picture)regarding the final target of Region IX for simultaneous tree planting on September 26, 2014 dubbed as TreeVolution: Greening MindaNOW. Also seated (R picture) at the presidential table (L-R) Planning & Mgt. Division Chief Edgardo Montojo, Regional Technical Directors for Lands Moises Butic and for Forestry Carlito Tuballa.

Ceremonial turn-over of seedlings to the LGU Officials of Sominot, ZDS by PENRO Adelaida R. Borja, PAWD Chief Cidur S. Julsadjiri and CENRO Serena Cabrera during the information caravan conducted by the Mindanao Communicators Network last July 24, 2014 at Sominot, ZDS.

Climate Change Advocacy Campaign Regional Launching through the unveiling of the Icon and Branding last July 18, 2014 at Sibugay Grand Plaza Hotel, Ipil, Z. sibugay by RD Arleigh J. Adorable and.. read more

FMS RTD Carlito Tuballa presenting to the composite Internal Audit Service (IAS) team the status of National Greening Program (NGP) 2011-2012 Catch –Up Plan Implementation for Region IX during the Meeting regarding the Conduct of Assessment/Evaluation and Validation of NGP Accomplishment at the Office of the Regional Director, Pagadian City last July 7, 2014.

FMS RTD Carlito Tuballa (blue jacket) and LMS RTD Moises Butic (white polo) presenting Certificates of Appreciation to Mr. Angelito R. Casinillo, Office of the Civil Defense... read more

DENR Undersecretary and Chairman of the Philippine Operation Group on Ivory and other Wildlife (POGI) Atty. Ernesto D. Adobo Jr. led a buy bust operation against illegally-traded stalactites... read more

Some 164 participants to an environmental awareness symposium held at Sta. Maria National High School pledge their support for Biodiversity Conservation... read more

DENR Region IX observes its 27th Anniversary last June 10, 2014 through a series of activities which include a Holy Mass at the San Jose Parish Church and celebrated... read more

Students, government agencies, industries, business establishments and barangay residents together with the Department of Environment ... read more

“Lig-ong Kahugpungang Katawhan diha sa CBFM – Yawe sa Malahutayong Kapaninguhaan ug Malambuong Kinaiyahan” (Strengthened CBFM Peoples Organization: Key to Sustainable Livelihood and Developed Environment) is the main theme for the gathering of ... read more

RED Arleigh J. Adorable delivers his message to PAMB members of the Turtle Islands Wildlife Sancturay during a meeting for the Turtle Islands Wildlife Sanctuary on June 2, 2014 at Chandler Suites, Pagadian City. (Photo by: Fred Larubis II)

RED Arleigh J. Adorable expounding on the importance of making coastal communities resilient to Climate Change during the kick-off program on World Environment Month on June 2, 2014 at ORED's Covered Court, Pagadian City.

DENR-IX Regional Director Arleigh J. Adorable presiding over the meeting of the Regional Development Council IX (RDC IX) Regional Task Force on Climate Change last May 28, 2014 at Four Queens Resort, Pagadian City wherein the main agenda was for PIA IX to present the Regional Advocacy Campaign Plan on Climate Change.

DENR-IX Regional Director Arleigh J. Adorable (left) and PIA-IX Regional Director Noemi B. Edaga addressing their messages to the different Information Officers during the Regional Orientation on Climate Change Advocacy Campaign conducted last May 28, 2014 at Four Queens Resort, Pagadian City.

RED Arleigh J. Adorable (in red cap) refers to the field notes of  the CSP contractor while OIC-RTDL Moises H. Butic measures the control  monument  at Brgy. Lituban, Siocon, Zamboanga Del Norte  while Engr. Joel Jacob and Mr. Leonard Evangelista of J.C.  Suello Surveying Serviceslook on.

In his International Earth Day (IED) message, RED Arleigh J. Adorable mentioned that Earth Day is observed every year on the 22nd of April. The first Earth Day was led more

World Water Day Celebration

Adopters & Stakeholders during the river clean-up activity under the adopt-an-estero project in observance of World Water Day celebration in Pagadian City last March 22, 2014

EMB-IX RD Jacqueline A. Caancan (checkered polo), ZDS PENRO Adelaida R. Borja (white polo), together with the different adapters & stakeholders during the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement on the Adopt-an-Estero program covering the four water bodies in Pagadian City: Balangasan river, Gatas Creek, Napolan River, Tuburan Creek last March 21, 2014 at Four Queens Resort, Pagadian City. This activity is one of the highlight in observation of World Water Day in the region.

DENR-IX leading in the Tree Planting at Balintawak, Pagadian City during the Celebration of the International Day of Forests last March 21, 2014.

DENR-IX Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable turns over the chairmanship for the Regional Ecotourism Committee to DOT-IX Regional Director Mary June Bugante during the Farewell Dinner/Closing Ceremonies for the 9th Philippine Bird Festival last March 1, 2014 at Astoria Hotel, Zamboanga City.

Signing of Memorandum of Agreement on Cave Mgt. and Assessment between DENR-IX and the Zbga. Peninsula Cavers Association as represented by its President Marc Mentens(black polo). Signing as witness are OIC, PAWD Cidur S. Julsadjiri, DOT-IX Ms. Ludy Silorio (Yellow Polo), Zbga. City Gen. Services Dept. Head Rey Gonzales (polo shirt) and a representative of Brgy. Victoria during the 2nd Regional Cave Summit last March 5, 2014 in Victoria, Zbga. City.

EMS II Georgina L. Fernandez   of the Protected Areas and Wildlife Division (PAWD) explains the values and benefits of wetland to students of Tigbao National High School in Tigbao, Zamboanga del Sur.

RED Arleigh J. Adorable awards a Certificate of Appreciation to Carlito A. Larubis, Agriculture Program Coordinating Officer-Dept. of Agriculture in Zamboanga del Sur as guest speaker during the 2014 WWD Special Program held at the ORED’s Covered Court, DENR IX, Pagadian City while (clockwise) RTDs Moises Butic, Gil Ona and Carlito Tuballa look on.  

Some 70 DENR-IX employees coming from the regional and field offices attend workshop on the Strategic Performance Mgt. System (SPMS) on Feb. 12-13, 2014 at Chandler Suites, Pagadian City. (right) Benjamin A. Rubia, Chief Admin. Div. elucidates the process of the SPMS. (left)

(L) PIA IX Dir. Noemi B. Edaga and (R) DENR-IX Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable during the MOA signing in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur with their respective witnesses

Guests, Participants and Resource Speakers during the 1st Regional Ecotourism Summit at Mibang Hotel, Dipolog City (December 5-6, 2013)

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