MARTIJA is new SKPF President
Joana Rose Kalaw Martija of San Antonio is now the Sangguniang Kabataan Provincial Federation (SKPF) President of Quezon Province after being elected unopposed by the Pambayang Pederasyon ng Sangguniang Kabataan Presidents.
The election was held December 10, 2010 at Queen Margarette Hotel, Diversion Road, Lucena City. Pursuant to the DILG guidelines, the election was held closed-door with panel of observers from the PNP Provincial Command, Department of Education and Religious Sector.
DILG Provincial Director Pedro M. Mendoza, DPA, headed the Board of Election Supervisors (BES) with the representatives of Provincial Election Supervisor and Secretary to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan as members.
Other elected officials were Deon T. Calvelo (Quezon)Vice President, Margie Reth J. Almonte (Sariaya) Secretary,Jessa L. Preza (Tiaong) Treasurer, Rolfe Andrei D. Caralian (Gumaca) Auditor, Loid John L. Vergano(Atimonan), Maria Lyranna S. Gaurano (Tagkawayan) Sgt-at-arms.
The new leadership vowed for stronger commitment and dedication towards total youth development in line with the priority programs of the national and the provincial government.