CITY OF DIPOLOG OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENTS DIRECTORY

 

CITY OFFICIALS PROFILE
 


Hon. Uldarico M. Mejorada II
Telephone (065) 212-6404


Brief Personal Profile of
Uldarico M. Mejorada II

ULDARICO M. MEJORADA II is in his first term in the City Council of Dipolog. This young legislator is a lawyer by profession. He passed the  Bar Examination given in Manila in September 2000.

He presently chairs two giant committees in the City Council of Dipolog namely: The Committee on Commerce and Industry and the Committee on Economic Enterprise, he is also the Vice Chairman of the following committees: Committee on Peace and Order, Committee on Youth Sports & Development; Committee on Livelihood & Cooperatives and a Member of the following committees: Committee on Agriculture; Committee on Health, Committee on Energy & Transportation and Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Aside from his active participation in the Dipolog City Sangguniang Panlungsod, he is also the Vice Chairman of the Youth Sports Development Council, Vice Chairman of the City Market Committee and a Social Manager of the Dipolog City Tourism Council. He is also the Chairman of the: Task Force KAWSA KONTRA SUNOG under the Office of the City Mayor, and the Chairman of the Screening and Awards Committee of all public markets stalls in Dipolog.

Born in Dipolog City on September 30, 1972. His parents are Honorable Board Provincial Member Uldarico Bagnol Mejorada (2nd District, Zamboanga del Norte) and Mrs. Lilia Cuenca Mejorada, a former school teacher. He graduated Valedictorian from Andres Bonifacio College Elementary Department in 1985. He attended High School at the University of the Philippines – Cebu City from 1985 up to 1989. A dean’s Lister during his college days, he finished his undergraduate studies from the University of San Carlos, Cebu City with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Accounting in which he was a recipient of the Presidential Citation. He received his degree of Bachelor of Laws at the University of the East, Manila where he was also awarded the University Citation.

A dynamic student leader, he was elected vice-president of the Supreme Student Council of the University of the Philippines – High School for SY 1987-1988. In college, he was elected President of the Supreme Student Council of the University of San Carlos for SY 1991 – 1992.

He was an active participant in various conventions and contests in and outside the campus during his college days. He was the Champion of the National Extemporaneous Speaking Contest held at Teacher’s Camp, Baguio City on April 1990 sponsored by the NF-JPIA and PICPA. He was also awarded the Gold Medal during the National Impromptu Speech Competition held at the Manila Inter-Continental Hotel on July 27, 1990. He was the TEAM CAPTAIN of the University of the East Law Debating Team in 1998 and the Best Speaker of the MLQU Law School versus U.E. Law Inter School parliamentary debate (qualifying round), the Best Speaker of the San Sebastian College of Law versus University of the East Inter Law Scool (semifina round), and the Best Speaker of the East Versus University of Santo Tomas Inter-Law School Parliamentary Debate (Championship Round) and was awarded the Speaker’s Cup in 1998. He was also the Champion of the University of the East Speech Festival in 1997.

Ricky as his family fondly calls him is presently the President of the ZNUC or the Zamboanga del Norte United Correspondents (a province-wide media organization of young media practitioners), National Coordinator of the DYP of the Dipolog Youth for Progress (a youth organization established since 1992 for community development) and the National Executive Vice President of the NMYL or the National Movement of Young Legislators (a national organization of elected public officials 35 years old and below involved in lawmaking, like congressmen, vice governor, board members, vice mayor and councilors).

Still single, Ricky is also an active member of the Rotary Club of Dipolog and the Knights of Columbus Council 3374 of the Holy Rosary Parish