Hon. Pablo C. Ortega

City Mayor
San Fernando City, La Union
Date of Birth : April 3, 1951
 


Married to : Mariquita P. Ortega, Business Manager, Philippine National Bank
Children : Lucia Esperanza P. Ortega and Francisco Paolo P. Ortega

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • 25 Years of Government Service (Elected)
  • Barangay Chairman, Barangay IV,
    City of San Fernando, La Union - 10 Years 1982 – 1992
    • Unopposed for three (3) consecutive terms
  • Municipal Councilor, Municipality of San Fernando, La Union - 7 Years 1992 – 1998
    • Elected No. 1 Councilor for two consecutive terms
  • City Councilor, City of San Fernando, La Union - 3 Years 1998 – 2001
    • Elected No. 1 Councilor for two consecutive terms
  • Acting City Vice-Mayor, City of San Fernando, La Union - 1 ½ Months May 9-June 30, 2001
  • Elected President, Philippine Councilors League, La Union Chapter - 3 Years 1998 – 2001
  • Elected President, Philippine Councilors League, Region I - 6 Years 1995 – 1998
    • Unopposed for two (2) consecutive terms 1998 – 2001
  • Ex-Officio Board Member, Province of La Union - 3 Years 1998 – 2001
  • Provincial Board Member, Province of La Union - 3 Years 2001 – 2004
  • City Councilor, City of San Fernando, La Union - 3 Years 2004 – 2007
    • Elected No. 1 Councilor

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Civic Affiliation:

  • Board of Director, La Union Medical Center, 2002-2004
  • President, Rotary Club of San Fernando City North (Multiple Paul Harris Fellow),
  • Deputy Grand Knight (4th Degree Member), Knights of Columbus
  • Director of the National Board, Young Men’s Christian Association of the Philippines, 2006 - 2007
  • President, Young Men’s Christian Association of La Union
  • Lifetime Member, Young Men’s Christian Association
  • Guardians
  • Reserved Officer Army, Serial No: MSGT LUAO 146026
  • Board of Director, Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC), La Union Chapter, 2007
  • Member, Seeing Images of Life in Photography (SILIP), 2008

Sports Affiliation:

  • President, La Union Boxing Association
  • President, Body Building Association of La Union
  • Chairman, Fun Cycling Club of La Union
  • Member, San Fernando Fishing Club
  • Member, Philippine Orchid Society
  • Director, La Union Sports Foundation

Official Travels and Representations

  • Participant - International Conference on Gender and the Green Economy with Special Focus on Water, Energy and Food Security, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 22-26, 2011
  • Speaker - Third Asia-Pacific Mayor's Forum on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Infrastructure, Suncheon, Republic of Korea, August 30-31, 2011
  • Speaker - 3rd Asia Pacific Housing Forum and Exhibition, Bangkok, Thailand, September 7-9,2011
  • Participant - City Development 2008, Dubai UAE, March 30-31, 2008
  • Speaker - First Asia Pacific Mayor’s Forum on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Infrastracture Development, Ulsan, Republic of Korea, April 21-22, 2008
  • Speaker -Mayor’s Conference – Local Action for Diversity, Bonn, Germany, May 26-28, 2008
  • Speaker - International Convention on Climate Change, Palampur (HP), India, May 30-June 1, 2008
  • Speaker - 1st Ms. Perlas ti La Union HK, 2008, Hong Kong, July 20, 2008
  • Participant - World Cities Summit, Suntec, Singapore, June 23 – 25, 2008
  • Participant - United States Coast Guard Auxilliary’s 2008 National Conference,
    Orlando, Florida, August 21 – 23, 2008
  • Speaker - International Workshop on Community-Based Solid Waste Management and Supporting National Policies, Surabaya, Indonesia, August 27 – 28, 2008
  • Participant -CITYNET Seminar on Seoul’s Sustainable Transportation Systems and KLRTC Training Course XV on “Sustainable Transportation in Asia and the Pacific Seoul, Republic of Korea, September 8 – 11, 2008
  • Speaker -Sustainable Cities – PLUS Network 2008 Biennial Conference
    Durban, South Africa, September 15 – 19, 2008
  • Participant -2008 Taipie Rotary Institute Taipie, Taiwan, October 18 – 19, 2008
  • Participant -24th Session of the Executive Committee Meeting of CITYNET and International Seminar on “Climate Change and Restoration of Urban Wetlands”
    Changwon, Republic of Korea, October 29 – 31, 2009
  • Speaker -World Urban Forum 4 and Launching of Sanitation Data Book
    Nanjing, China, November 3 – 6, 2008
  • Speaker -Urban Waterfronts Dubai, UAE, November 16 -18, 2008
  • Participant -Australian Volunteer Coast Guard Association Annual Conference
    Australia, November 21 – 23, 2008
  • Participant -International Training on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change in Coastal City (CITYNET)
    Da Nang City, Vietnam, February 18 – 20, 2009
  • Participant Technical Advisory Services (TAS) & Visit to Phnom Phen, Cambodia for the City to City Project on Solid Waste Reduction Phnom Phen, Cambodia, May 18 – 22, 2009
  • Speaker CITYNET Yokohama Congress 2009 Yokohama City, Japan, September 7 – 11, 2009
  • Participant Study Visit for the Eco-Tank Project of City of San Fernando, CITYNET
    Bangkok-Thailand, February 24 – 27, 2010
  • Participant - 3rd Bennial Conference
    Ottawa, Canada, September 12 – 16, 2010
  • Participant - Promoting Sustainable Urban Development in Asia – Pacific Achievements and Lessons Learned from Kitakyushu Initiative for a Clean Environment (2000-2010)
    Astana, Kazakhstan, September 27, 2010
  • Speaker - New Delhi International Conference on Cities and Climate Change (NDI4C) 2011
    New Delhi India, February 21 – 22, 2011
  • Participant - 50th Anniversary  Celebrations of the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard Association
    Melbourne, Australia, April 8 – 10, 2011

AWARDS

  • Recipient of Most Outstanding Barangay Captain given by the City Government of San Fernando, 1991
  • Recipient of Exemplary Public Service given by the City Government of San Fernando, 2001
  • Recipient of Dayaw ken Takneng Award given by the City Government of San Fernando, 2001
  • Recipient of Most Outstanding President of Rotary Club of San Fernando City North, 2001
  • Recipient of La Union Service Award, 2002
   
 
 
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