Republic of the Philippines


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The Energy Regulatory Commission is pleased to inform you that it will conduct two (2)  Continuing Regulatory Education for the Stakeholders (CREST) training programs for the: 

1. Mindanao Electric Cooperatives (ECs) technical officers (Regulatory Compliance  Officers  [RCO] etc.) on June 18-19, 2015 (Thursday & Friday); and

2.  Mindanao ECs’ Board of Directors (BODs) on July 15, 2015 (Wednesday) in Davao City for Regions XI and XII, and July 22, 2015 (Wednesday) in Cagayan de Oro City for Regions IX and X. 

These training programs intend to enhance the ECs’ regulatory compliance and increase awareness of ERC’s policies, and promote good corporate governance and social responsibility. Please see attached as Annex A-1 and A-2 the two (2) programs of activities. 

These training programs are conducted pursuant to ERC Resolution No. 04, Series of 2006 entitled A Resolution Requiring All Regulated Entities to Designate A Regulatory Compliance Officer (RCO); and Resolution No. 05, Series of 2006 Instituting a Mandatory Regulatory Education Program (MREP) for the RCO and Other Key Officers of Distribution Utilities; and Resolution No. 01, Series of 2004 entitled Program to Promote Good Corporate Governance in Distribution Utilities.  Attendance is mandatory.

These ERC CREST programs for the Mindanao ECs RCOs and BODs are being coordinated by the ERC Planning & Information Service (PIS) Public Information Division (PID) with the Institutional Services Manager of South Cotabato 1 Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SOCOTECO-1) Ms. Mary Ann Morales, in coordination with the Association of Institutional Managers (AIM) Mindanao and the Association of Mindanao Rural Electric Cooperatives organization (AMRECO).

The CREST for Mindanao ECs RCOs is tentatively booked at the Grand Menseng Hotel, Magallanes Street, Davao City.  Please see attached as Annex A-1 the RCO CREST program.

For the Good Corporate Governance CREST for Mindanao ECs’ BODs, the exact training venues are still being determined for the Davao City and Cagayan de Oro City runs, respectively, and will be communicated as soon as the arrangements are finalized.  Please see attached as Annex A-2 the Good Corporate CREST program.

We seek your support to ensure the success of the activities by providing the necessary logistical and all other forms of assistance to Institutional Services Manager of South Cotabato 1 Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SOCOTECO-1)  Ms. Morales of AIM Mindanao & AMRECO, including the providing the names of your at least three (3) attendees to the two (2) events.  Ms. Morales and her group will be responsible for the logistical needs including the venue booking; accommodation bookings; board, travel, communication and other related needs.

An EC must be represented by three (3) attendees (RCO or a key officer or staff-member) who are responsible for the preparation, review, and approval of reports that are submitted to the ERC. Attendance is mandatory. The Area Managers can also participate for their proper knowledge and guidance regarding ERC regulatory requirements and policies.

Please communicate and submit the names of your participants to AMRECO/AIM’s  Ms. Morales at telephone no. (083) 228-99-71 or at fax no. (083) 228-36-90 and  e-mail her at mapmorales0712

For training needs design and course content  details, please get in touch with Atty. Francisco S. Villa, Jr., Director of Planning and Information Service (PIS) of the ERC at (02) 631-5816 or (02) 689-5303 and email him at and

Thank you for your support and cooperation.  



Chairperson & CEO


Web Notice CREST Mindanao

Resolution No. 1, Series of 2004 Good Corporate Governance
Resolution No. 4, Series of 2006 RCO
Resolution No. 5, Series of 2006 MREP for RCO
Annex A-1 CREST RCOs Mindanao
Annex A-2 CREST Mindanao BODs


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