ICP BOARD RESOLUTION No. 2024-002: ICP ELECTION PROCEDURE AND TIMETABLE FOR 2024

WHEREAS, the Integrated Chemists of the Philippines, Inc. (ICP) is the Accredited Integrated Professional Organization duly accredited by the Professional Regulatory Commission to represent the Chemistry profession;

WHEREAS, Section 1 of the By-Laws of the ICP states that the Board of Directors shall be made up of nine (9) members with equal representation from industry, academe, and government institutions. The full-term of office of a Board member is three (3) years. Every year, one Board member representing industry, academe, and government shall be elected from among the ICP regular members in good standing.

WHEREAS, the following members of the ICP Board of Directors have terms which will expire on 30 June 2024:

AcademeGovernmentIndustry
Dr. Lilibeth dlC. Coo, RChMr. Admer Rey C. Dablio, RChMr. Mark L. Grageda, RCh

WHEREAS, only active REGULAR members of the ICP (Chemists) may nominate and be nominated;

WHEREAS, the elected members of the board are expected to regularly attend the meetings of the ICP and actively participate in activities geared towards achieving the objectives of the ICP as follows:

  1. To support the implementation of the Chemistry Profession Act (R.A. 10657) and the Code of Ethics for the Chemistry Profession and to safeguard the professional interests of the registered Chemists and Chemical Technicians;
  2. To make chemistry professionals conscious of their serious responsibilities to promote public safety, contribute to the national economy, and to protect the environment;
  3. To provide a forum to exchange ideas on the chemistry profession, both within the profession and with the general public;
  4. To attend to the needs of the sector that they represent;
  5. To cultivate discipline among the members, develop the spirit of camaraderie, and maintain high standards;
  6. To promote chemical education; and
  7. To support a continuing program of activities leading towards upgrading of standards, including accreditation of laboratories and professional competencies.

WHEREAS, the ICP COMELEC 2024 has adopted the following election timeline:

Dates (2024)Activities
8 MayCall for Nominations to the ICP Board of
Directors
13-24 May, 11:59 pmNomination Period
24 May, 11:59 pmDeadline for submission of nomination form
31 MayAnnouncement of official candidates
31 MayPosting of CVs and Commitment Statements
of the official candidates
15 JuneCandidates’ Open Forum
(time and details to be announced)
15-21 JuneVoting period
21 June, 11:59 pmEnd of voting period
24 JuneAnnouncement of results on the ICP website
24-26 June, 11:59 pmProtest period
1 JulyAnnouncement of election winners and start of
term as member of the Board of Directors

WHEREAS, the ICP shall adopt the following election guidelines, to wit:

  1. Only active REGULAR members of the ICP in good standing can be nominated, submit a nomination, and vote. Self-nomination will not be accepted. The ICP Membership Committee shall confirm the status of nominators, nominees, and voters;
  2. Incumbent ICP Chapter or Cluster officers may be nominated, provided that if they are declared winners, they are considered automatically resigned from their position within the Chapter or Cluster;
  3. The ICP Election Committee will contact the nominee, nominator, and qualified voters through their ICP registered email address;
  4. The complete nomination form must be submitted by email on or before May 24, 11:59pm. The nominee should submit his/her CV using the ICP COMELEC prescribed format;
  5. The official list of newly elected Board members will be posted on the ICP website (//pornytrex.com/) on 01 July;
  6. The winning candidate from each sector will hold office for a term of 3 years (July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2027);
  7. The ICP Elections Committee (ICP COMELEC) for 2024 is composed of the following: Dr. Fabian M. Dayrit, RCh (Chairperson), Dr. Carmela Q. Capule, RCh and PLTCOL Albert Arturo, RCh, JD (Members).

NOW THEREFORE, the ICP, HAS RESOLVED TO APPROVE, AS IT HEREBY APPROVES
the subject: “ICP ELECTION PROCEDURES AND TIMETABLE FOR 2024.”

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FABIAN M. DAYRIT, RCh, PhD
President

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PRISCILLA ALICE L. SAMONTE, RCh, MSc
Vice President for External Affairs

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GLENN V. ALEA, RCh, PhD
Vice President for Internal Affairs

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MA. CRISTINA L. MORATALLA, RCh, JD
Secretary

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LILIBETH DLC. COO, RCh, PhD
Treasurer

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CARMELA Q. CAPULE, RCh, PhD
Auditor

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ADMER REY C. DABLIO, RCh
Public Information Officer

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MARK L. GRAGEDA, RCh
Board Member

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PLCOL ALBERT S. ARTURO, RCh, JD
Board Member

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