The 17th Central Luzon Regional Development Council conducted its Reconstitution Meeting on 07 September 2022 at the NEDA 3 Office, Diosdado Macapagal Government Center, City of San Fernando, Pampanga.

RDC III Vice-Chairperson and NEDA 3 Regional Director Gina T. Gacusan presided over the meeting and facilitated the oath taking of 11 Private Sector Representatives.   

During the meeting, the Council also selected its nominees for RDC III Chairperson and Co-Chairperson. The nominees for the government sector are Governor Susan A. Yap of Tarlac and Governor Jose Enrique S. Garcia III of Bataan, while the nominees from the private sector are Dr. Elena C. Tesoro of the Pampanga Association of Social Workers, Inc., and Dr. Reynato C. Arimbuyutan from the Central Luzon Association of Higher Education, Inc.

The Council passed a resolution endorsing the four nominees for RDC III Chairperson and Co-Chairperson to the Office of the President.    

(Juanito T. Zapata, NEDA 3-DRD)