The PSA Board

Article 7. The PSA Board shall be composed of the following:

Chairperson: Sec. Ernesto M. Pernia
                  Secretary of Socioeconomic Planning and Director-General, NEDA

Vice Chairperson: Usec. Laura B. Pascua
                         Secretary or the duly designated Undersecretary, Department of Budget and Management (DBM)

Members: Secretary or duly designated representative (not lower than an Undersecretary) of the following national government agencies:

Dir. Maria Teresita M. Semana
Commission on Higher Education (CHED);
Usec. Carol M. Yorobe
Department of Science and Technology (DOST);
Usec. Teresita O. Vistro
Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR);
Usec. Florita R. Villar
Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD);
Usec. Evelyn G. Laviña
Department of Agriculture (DA);
Usec. Ceferino S. Rodolfo
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI);
Usec. Jesus L.R. Mateo
Department of Education (DepEd);
Usec. Gary V. De Guzman
Department of Transportation (DOTr);
Usec. Raul B. Aguilos
Department of Energy (DOE);
Usec. Rolando Cañizal
Department of Tourism (DOT);
Usec. Ernesto D. Adobo, Jr.
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR);
Comm. Michael P. Cloribel
Governance Commission for GOCCs - Representing of GOCCs.
Usec. Karl Kenrick T. Chua
Department of Finance (DOF);
Deputy Dir. Gen. Rosanna A. Urdaneta
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA);
Usec. Manuel A.J. Teehankee
Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA);
Dep. Gov. Diwa C. Guinigundo
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP);
Usec. Lilibeth C. David
Department of Health (DOH);
Dr. Dennis S. Mapa
President, Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. (PSAI);
Usec. Austere A. Panadero
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG);
Gov. Al Francis C. Bichara
President, Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP);
Usec. Reynante B. Orceo
Department of Justice (DOJ);
Dr. Lisa Grace S. Bersales
National Statistician, Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA);
Usec. Dominador R. Say
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE);
Ms. Virginia N. Gañac
Philippine Statistical Research Training and Institute (PSRTI);
Usec. Ricardo A. David, Jr.
Department of National Defense (DND);
Dr. Ana Maria L. Tabunda
Pulse Asia Research Inc. - Representative for the Private Sector;
Usec. Maria Catalina E. Cabral
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH);
Usec. Denis F. Villorente
Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)

In the absence or temporary incapacity of the Secretary of Socioeconomic Planning and Director-General of NEDA, the Secretary of the DBM or the duly designated Undersecretary shall act as Chairperson of the Board. The representatives from the private sector and ULAP shall be appointed by the PSA Board Chairperson for a term of three (3) years, with reappointment, from a list of nominees submitted by the other members of the Board.

Article 8. The PSA Board shall constitute (5) sections, each with a maximum of seven (7) members. Each section shall meet as often as possible to deliberate on matters to be discussed by the PSA Board. These sections are: a) Agriculture, Industry, Trade and Services, Environment and Natural Resources, Prices and National Accounts; b) Labor and Employment, Population, Women and Gender, Health and Welfare, Education, Science and Technology and other Socioeconomic Sectors; c) Census and Survey Design; d) Theoretical Statistics and Statistical Modelling; and e) Statistical Information System and Information Technology The Board may create sections as deemed necessary and appropriate.

Article 9. The PSA Board shall hold regular quarterly meetings and have as many special meetings as may be necessary on call of the Chairperson or upon request of any fifteen (15) members thereof. The members of the Board, except for the ex officio members, shall each receive per diem at rates to be determined by the DBM in accordance with existing rules and regulations: Provided, however, That the total per diem collected each month shall not exceed the equivalent per diem for four (4) meetings. >> See the full content of the R.A. 10625 IRR