The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Employees Union (DENREU) IX board of directors convene for a meeting and election of the new sets of officers for CY 2022.

It has been a year since the regional officers met for a face to face meeting and just before a possible surge of omicron variant, the Board of Directors met especially to elect new sets of regional officers. The meeting was presided by outgoing president LMO III Allan Alfaro of CENRO Zamboanga City at Hideout Resto Cafe on January 13, 2022 at Zamboanga City.

Before the election, the outgoing President relayed his accomplishments and achievements during his 10 year stint as president of the union along with the financial report. It was followed by the election of regional officers.
The newly elected Set of DENREU-9 Officers are:

President: LMO II AMANCIO C. ONGA of CENRO Liloy
Executive Vice President: DMO III CAMELO ARCO of PENRO NORTE
Vice President for Internal Affairs: LMO I MARILYN T. FRANCISCO of CENRO Zamboanga City
Vice President for Education & Training: Engineer III Eng. MIGUELA P. VILLARUBIA of Surveys and Mapping Division
Vice President for Membership & Grievance Committee: Forester ABDULLAH A. MAMA of CENRO Imelda
Vice President for Legal Affairs: ATTY. OPHELIA B. GELLA of the Legal Divison

After the election, the new set of officers with the Board of Directors then discussed matters concerning members benefits and claims, other issues and concerns and the tentative date of the oath taking. (May Ababol)