Chairperson of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority
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Incumbent
Romando S. Artes
(Acting)

since October 31, 2022
Office of the Philippine President
Member ofMMDA Executive Council
SeatMakati, Philippines
AppointerPresident of the Philippines
Term lengthAt the President's Pleasure
Inaugural holderJejomar Binay
(Metropolitan Manila Authority)
Prospero Oreta
(Metropolitan Manila Development Authority)
FormationJanuary 9, 1990
(as Chairperson of the Metropolitan Manila Authority)
June 30, 1994
(as Chairperson of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority)

The chairperson of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is the chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the presiding officer of the Metro Manila Council.[1] The post is also known as the Officer-in-Charge (OIC) when the post is held in an acting capacity.

Eligibility

The Chairperson of the MMDA is appointed by the President of the Philippines. The appointment of the chairperson is subject to the same disqualifications and prohibitions of a member of the Cabinet but not subject for a confirmation from the Commission on Appointments.[1]

Functions

The Chairperson of the MMDA is also the presiding officer of the Metro Manila Council. The Chairperson is tasked to execute the policies and measures approved by the Metro Manila Council as well as oversee the management and operations of the MMDA.[1]

List

Metropolitan Manila Authority
# Name Term President
Start End
1
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Jejomar Binay January 9, 1990 June 30, 1991 Corazon Aquino
2
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Ignacio Bunye June 30, 1991 June 30, 1992
3
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Mel Mathay June 30, 1992 June 30, 1994 Fidel V. Ramos
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority
# Name Term President
Start End
1
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Prospero Oreta June 30, 1994 June 30, 1998 Fidel V. Ramos
2
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Jejomar Binay June 30, 1998 January 20, 2001 Joseph Ejercito Estrada
3
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Benjamin Abalos January 20, 2001 June 10, 2002[2] Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
4
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Bayani Fernando June 18, 2002[3] November 25, 2009
5
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Oscar Inocentes November 25, 2009 July 27, 2010
Benigno S. Aquino III
6
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Francis Tolentino July 27, 2010 October 7, 2015
Emerson Carlos was Officer-In Charge from October 7 – 30, 2015
7
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Emerson Carlos October 30, 2015 June 30, 2016
July 8, 2016 August 19, 2016 Rodrigo Roa Duterte
Thomas Orbos was Officer-In Charge from August 22, 2016 – May 21, 2017
8
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Danilo Lim May 22, 2017 January 6, 2021[a]
9
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Benjamin Abalos Jr. January 10, 2021 February 7, 2022
Romando S. Artes was Officer-In Charge from February 7, 2022 – March 1, 2022
10
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Romando Artes March 1, 2022 June 30, 2022
Engr. Baltazar N. Melgar was Officer-In Charge from June 30, 2022 – August 1, 2022 Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.
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Carlo Dimayuga III (Acting) August 1, 2022 October 31, 2022
*
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Romando Artes (Acting) November 1, 2022 Incumbent

Notes

  1. ^ Died in office

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Metropolitan Manila Development Authority — Rules and Regulations Implementing R.A. 7924, The Law Creating the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority". Metropolitan Manila Development Authority. June 8, 1996. Retrieved February 5, 2017.
  2. ^ Maragay, Fel V.; Fabella, Ferdinand; Macairan, Evelyn Z.; Calalo, Arlie (June 11, 2002). "Abalos replaces Benipayo at Comelec". Manila Standard. Kamahalan Publishing Corp. p. 1. Retrieved February 8, 2022. Benipayo said it was Executive Secretary Alberto Romulo who informed him at noon yesterday that President Arroyo had appointed [Benjamin] Abalos to replace him.
  3. ^ Fabella, Ferdinand (June 19, 2002). "MMDA chief vows: Big changes coming". Manila Standard. Kamahalan Publishing Corp. p. 20. Retrieved February 8, 2022. Fernando formally took over the MMDA yesterday