ASELCO conducts 4th joint stakeholders forum
SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur, Mar. 21 (PIA) - The Agusan del Sur Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ASELCO) conducted its 4th Joint Stakeholders Forum on Friday at the ASELCO Main Office, here.
With the theme, “Aligning Inside to Win the Outside,” a total of 872 attendees composed of representatives from the Barangay Power Association Presidents and Treasurers (BAPA), ASELCO Accredited Barangay Electricians (AABE), Multi-sectoral Advisory Council (MSEAC) members, and ASELCO scholars were welcomed by the board of directors headed by Dir. Corazon D. Cullantes, board president, and the ASELCO management led by Engr. Emmanuel B. Galarse as they graced the annual bustle of getting coordinated, informed, and empowered of the latest operations and events in ASELCO and the power industry.
The event was more highlighted with the presence of Congressman Edgardo R. Masongsong, 1-CARE Partylist Representative who strongly reminded the member-consumer-owners (MCOs) to be much aware of the privilege they have as members of the cooperative. He also encouraged them to create a strong organization with elected officers to serve as Chapter Representatives who will represent Agusan del Sur in the National League of EC-MCOs. Masongsong pointed out that organization of the member-consumer-owners will lead to a much greater awareness and sense of ownership for a better cooperative.
Along with the event, a ground-breaking ceremony was done thereby showing the general public on the proposed multi-purpose building to be built in the premises of the cooperative. The project was made possible through the General Appropriation Act (GAA) Fund Allocation of Cong. Masongsong of 1-CARE Partylist having Barangay San Isidro in cooperation with the cooperative to take custody of the building to be used in gatherings initiated by the management and the members.
The program ended with a synthesis of comments and suggestions that are hoped to further strengthen the partnership between the coop management and the valued MCOs. (ASELCO Publication Team/PIA-Caraga)