OUR MAYOR



Educational Attainment

  • Grade School -Assumption – Iloilo (1972 – 1978)
  • High School -University of the Philippines in the Visayas – High School in Iloilo (1978 – 1982)
  • College -Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences West Visayas State University (1982 – 1986)
  • Executive Program in Public Administration Harvard University, U.S.A (2003)
  • Masters in Public Management Ateneo de Manila University (2006-2007) –Doctorate
  • Doctorate Degree in Human Resource Management University of Visayas, Cebu City (2008)


Impact on Public Welfare and National Development

  • He authored the Iloilo City Investment and Incentives Code of 2006 which jumpstarted various economic activities in the city.
  • He authored the Iloilo City Investment and Incentives Code of 2006 which jumpstarted various economic activities in the city.
  • As the Chairman of the Iloilo City Task Force on Economic Promotion, he is instrumental in the strengthening of public and private partnership in the promotion of economic programs of the city.
  • As Chairman of the Iloilo City Peace and Order Council, he succeeded in maintaining peace and order in the city which greatly contributed to the economic development of the city.
  • As author of the "ANG BATANG LIDER" : Annual Search for the Outstanding Student Leaders of Iloilo City, he is responsible in inspiring youth leadership in campuses and barangays which resulted to quality and community-oriented activities in schools and communities.
  • As author of the JED –M (Journey Towards English Development for Mentors) : 100 Hours English Proficiency Training for Teachers, Hon. Mabilog is instrumental in raising the level of competency of public school teachers in English Language which resulted to a much better performance of public schools in English.
  • He also authored the annual conduct of "T.O.W.I.L." :The Search for The Outstanding Women of Iloilo City which continues to inspire the women of Iloilo City to excel in their chosen field of endeavors.
  • Authored the bi-annual conduct of the "Iloilo City Sari-Sari Storeowners Convention" which resulted to better and closer relationship between product suppliers and sari-sari storeowners making them more competitive in the small businesses.
  • Authored of the annual conduct of "ILONGGO-ANAY TRADE FAIR" which showcases the products of micro-businesses in barangays level, making them known and patronized by the Ilonggo public.


Participation in Government, Professional, Socio-Civic, Religious Organizations and Non-Government Organizations

  • Deputy Secretary General for Visayas of the League of Cities of the Philippines.
  • President, UP – Alumni Association in Iloilo (2008 – Present)
  • Resource Person, Estate Management Committee, UPV Iloilo City Campus Land Property: Development and Management Options (2008 – Present)
  • Immediate Past President, Iloilo City (HOST) Lions Club (LY 2008 – 2009) Vice President, Iloilo Tuberculosis Society (2007 – Present)
  • Board of Trustee, Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation, Inc. (2005 – Present)
  • Chairman, Area VI Boy Scouts of the Philippines Iloilo Confessor Council (2007 – Present)
  • Founding Chairman H.A.L.I.G.I. Foundation, Inc. (2003 – Present)


Awards and Recognition

  • Back-to-Back Winner of Gawad Pamana ng Lahi Award (2011 & 2012) for excellence in Local Government Performance Management System by the Department of Local of Interior and Local Government(DILG)
  • Recipient of Seal of Good Housekeeping for excellence in transparency, accountability and good fiscal management by the Department of Interior and Local Government (2011 & 2012)
  • Presidential Awards for “Galing Pook” – Social Project Category (Iloilo Dinagyang Festival Entry)
  • Regional Kabalikat Awardee, TESDA 2013
  • Finalist in the Theiss River Prize Awards 2013 in Brisbane, Australia
  • Finalist in the Most Business Friendly City in the LGSP-LED 2013 Survey
  • Regional Champion in Administrative Governance for 2011,2012, & 2013
  • Regional Champion in Social Governance for 2012 & 2013
  • Regional Champion in Valuing the Fundamentals of Good Governance for 2012
  • Regional Champion in Economic Governance for 2013
  • Regional Champion in Environmental Governance for 2013
  • Centennial Awardee, West Visayas State University, Outstanding Alumni in the field of Public Governance for 2008.
  • Awardee, University of the Philippines, Outstanding Professional in the field of Public Administration for 2007.
  • Awardee, Ten Outstanding Councilors of the Philippines (TOCP) 2004-2007.
  • Favorite "Apo" Award by the Federation of Senior Citizens Association in Iloilo City, in recognition of his invaluable support to the Senior Citizens of Iloilo City, September 11, 2006.
  • Teacher’s Pet Award by the Department of Education, Division of Iloilo City Schools, in recognition of his invaluable support to the Teachers of Iloilo City, December 2, 2005.
  • President’s Award, Iloilo City (Host) Lions Club District 301-B, Outstanding Performance in the Field of Lionism, June 28, 2008.
  • Awardee, District Lion of the Year Award, June 28, 2009 Awardee, Governor’s Loyalty Award, June 28, 2009.
  • Awardee, International President’s Award, June 28, 2009 Awardee, Pinoy Icon 2010, given by the JCI Regatta and ABS CBN in celebration of the Philippine Independence in June 2010.

Impact on Field of Endeavor or Professional Field

  • No. 1 Councilor of the City of Iloilo 2004 –2007.
  • The only Elected Councilor who garnered over One Hundred Thousand (100,000) votes in the election history of the City of Iloilo
  • The only Elected Vice Mayor who garnered over One Hundred Thirty Thousand (130,000) votes (93.6% margin) in the election history of the City of Iloilo.
  • The only Lion President in the history of District 301-B who led his club attain the status of being 2nd Best Lions Club (out of 45,000 clubs in 250 countries) in the World during the 2009 Lions Clubs International Everyday Hero Awards.




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