The team behind the Collaborative Change Communication and ComDev Asia websites from the College of Development Communication, University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) conducted a planning-workshop on 25 July 2019 at UPLB.
The activity aimed to orient the new members of the team on managing the portal and to plan out activities for the rest of the year in terms of content management of the sites. With these plans, the sites’ content management could be improved and the sustainability of these sites would be ensured.
The team is headed by the Dean of CDC, Dr. Maria Stella C. Tirol. The CCComDev global team is composed of the following: Dr. Rhodora Ramonette de Villa-Custodio, Assistant Professor Pamela Joyce M. Eleazar, Assistant Professor Kabzeel Sheba G. Catapang, Dr. Trina Leah T. Mendoza, and Ms. Renz Frances D. Abagat. On the other hand, the ComDev Asia team consists of: Mr. Ryan Jay I. Galang, Ms. Rikki Lee B. Mendiola, Ms. Catherine Bucu-Flores, Assistant Professor Louise Antonette S. Villanueva, and Dr. Edmund G. Centeno. Also part of the team is Assistant Professor Jyasmin Calub-Bautista, who, together with Dean Tirol, are working on researches in rural communication services (RCS). Moreover, Dean Tirol and Dr. Centeno are also engaged in capacity building activities in communication for rural development for Asia and the Pacific region.
The team was previously coordinated by CDC’s former Dean Cleofe S. Torres, who is retiring from government service soon. The entire CCComDev Team acknowledges and thanks the dedicated service that Dr. Torres has given to project.