BOARD OF TRUSTEES


HON. EMMANUEL F. PIÑOL
Secretary of Agriculture
Ex-Officio Chairperson

SENEN C. BACANI
Agribusiness Community

GELIA T. CASTILLO, PhD
Science Community
(Deceased)

HERCULANO C. CO JR.
Grains Business Sector

JOSE S. CONCEPCION JR.
Business Community

WINSTON C. CORVERA
Farming Sector

PACIFICO M. FAJARDO
Community Development Group

TEODORO C. MENDOZA, PhD
Academic Community

DELFIN R. PILAPIL JR.
Consumer Sector

MARIA LUISA R. SOLIVEN, PhD
Science Community

ALEXANDER C. UY
Consumer Sector

LUIS REY I. VELASCO, PhD
Academic Community

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

SAILILA E. ABDULA, PhD
Acting Executive Director
Landline:+63 44 456-0112
Local: 111
E-mail: se.abdula@philrice.gov.ph
Specialization/s: Plant Breeding
EDUARDO JIMMY P. QUILANG, PhD
Deputy Executive Director for Research
Local: 130
Mobile: +63 920947-3641
E-mail: ejp.quilang@philrice.gov.ph
Specialization/s: Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Meteorology, and Bioproduction Environmental Science
FLORDELIZA H. BORDEY, PhD
Deputy Executive Director for Development
Local: 140
Mobile: +63 939770-6977
Email: fh.bordey@philrice.gov.ph
Specialization/s: Food Policy, Trade Liberalization, Production Economics, and Rice Competitiveness
ROGER F. BARROGA
Deputy Executive Director for Administration
Local: 120
Mobile:
E-mail: rf.barroga@philrice.gov.ph
Specialization/s: ICT in Agriculture
Former Executive Directors:
Calixto M. Protacio, PhD (February 2015 to June 2016)
Eufemio T. Rasco Jr., PhD (July 2011 to February 2015)
Atty. Ronilo A. Beronio (July 2008 to July 2011)
Leocadio S. Sebastian, PhD ( July 2000 to July 2008)
Santiago R. Obien, PhD ( June 1987 to July 2000)
Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is a government corporate entity attached to the Department of Agriculture created through Executive Order 1061 on 5 November 1985 (as amended) to help develop high-yielding and cost-reducing technologies so farmers can produce enough rice for all Filipinos.

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