Three new members were recently added to the ten-member PRMSU Board of Regents (BOR) in reference to RA 11015 which includes the strengthening of the governing board as one of the mandates. The renowned professionals added to the board are Dr. Ruben L. Villareal, Dr. William D. Dar, and Dr. Rafael D. Guerrero III who took oath during the BOR Meeting at the CHED Building, Quezon City, March 6, 2019.
Dr. Villareal is the current President of the Philippine Agriculture Resources Research Foundation Inc. (PARRFI) and a prominent figure in agricultural studies in the country. Dr. Dar is the founding president of InangLupa Movement Inc. that advocates and calls to action agricultural modernization and rural industrialization. Dr. Guerrero is known for his pioneering work on tilapia sex reversal which did not only benefit the Filipinos but also contributed to the aquaculture around the world.
The three big names were selected based on Sec. 4 of RA 11015 which states that the additional members must be three (3) prominent CEOs and two (2) prominent academicians who shall serve for a term of two (2) years and may be reappointed by the BOR for another term.