Family Background
Educational Background
Continuing Professional Training
Present Position
Government Service
Civic Involvement
Contributions as Vice-Governor
Help organized
Awards and Recognition
Travels Abroad
Religious Activities


Family Background:

Eldest daughter of the late Pres. Diosdado P. Macapagal and the late Purita dela Rosa of Lubao, Pampanga. Married to Agustin Pineda Salgado, Jr. of Magalang, Pampanga with five children and six grandchildren.
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Educational Background:

Doctor of Economics - University of Santo Tomas
Master of Economics - Ateneo de Manila University
Bachelor of Science in Commerce - Assumption College
Career Service Eligible, Civil Service, First Grade
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Continuing Professional Training:

Recipient of a scholarship grant on Local Government, Germany, 1988 and U.S.A., 1989
Participant in Seminars for Governors and Vice-Governors; on Land Reform, Agriculture, Trade and Industry, Auditing, Computerization, Women's Issue, Personnel Training and Executive Development
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Present Position:

Director, Philippine National Bank May 17, 1999 to Present
Director, Century Holdings L.A. , USA
Co-host - Magandang Pilipinas (with Lito Banayo) DWXI, 1314 AM
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Government Service:

Vice-Governor of Pampanga, 1988 - 1992 and 1995 - 1998
Head of Mission, Central Luzon Investment Mission to Europe, Oct. 1996
Head of Mission, Central Luzon Investment Mission to Australia, Oct. 1995
Member, Central Luzon Investment Mission to Taipei, 1995
Vice-President, Philippine National Bank (1986 - 1987);
Assistant Vice President, PNB Provident Fund (In-charge of Housing and Car Loans, Hospitalization and Educational Loans and Employee Benefits) - 1982-1986;
Philnabank Chairman, President of PNB Savings and Loans Association and PNB Executive Development Academy;
Assistant Manager, PNB International Department (1979-1982);
Various positions in the Commission on Audit as Asst. Auditor, Systems Analyst, Personnel Officer (1966-1979)
Economist, Program Implementation Agency (1963-65)
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Civic Involvement:

Co-host, "Magandang Pilipinas" Radio Program with Sec. Lito Banayo every Saturday, 7:00-8:00 in the morning over DWXI;
Administrator, Adopt-A-Family Movement, 1995 to date;
National Board Member, National Council for Women in the Philippines;
Past President, Soroptimist International of Pampanga;
Director, Philippine National Red Cross, Pampanga and Angeles Chapter;
Chairperson, Red Cross Fund Campaign, 1991;
Director, State Board, Girl Scouts of Pampanga, 1989 - 1992
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Contributions as Vice-Governor:

Initiated the passage of the following Resolutions of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan;

Anti- pollution and Zoning to protect the environment;
Agricultural and Industrial Development;
Social, Health and Educational Development;

Establishment of Skills Training Center and the Boy - Girl Scouts Camping Site in Magalang;
Chaired the Provincial Board 1988 - 1992; 1995-1998
Chaired the Area Productivity Council - DTI
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Help organized the following:

Adopt-A-Family Movement
Save Pampanga Movement
Pampanga Integrated Skills Training Committee (PITSCOM)
Pampanga Agro - Industrial Development Foundation which has served over 5,000 farmers
Support groups to provide basic livelihood services to Ethnic Minorities (Aetas) in Villa Maria, Porac
Mt. Pinatubo Medical and Dental Mission (Monthly clinics since eruption of Mt. Pinatubo)
Conceptualized the Integrated Approach to Rehabilitate Lahar Laden Areas and Waste Management in Pampanga
Worked for the approval and coordinated the implementation of the livelihood projects of Pampanga's Rural Industrialization Can Happen Program (RICH)
Conceptualized and facilitated the existing Macapagal Village for Rebel Returnees in Pabanlag, Floridablanca
Chaired the Pampanga Advisory Council and the Committee on Productivity of the Department of Trade and Industry, Region 3;
Elected Vice-President for Central Luzon of the Vice-Governor's League;
Attended all sessions in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (1988-1992 and 1995-1998)
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Awards and Recognition:

1997 National Awardee for helping Filipino skilled workers (TESDA);
Sons and Daughter of Veterans;
Lira Pampangueña;
Rotary, Girl Scouts of Pampanga;
Various awards as Vice-Governor (1988-1992);
PNB Cultural Awardee;
PNB Leadership, Philnabank Club, Philnabank Savings & Loans Association;
Woman of the Year-Luzon Weekly Journal-August 16, 1996;
Hall of Fame Award-Luzon Weekly Journal-September 26,1997
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Travels Abroad:

United States of America, Canada, Europe (France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Netherlands,Belgium); Middle East (Syria, Jordan, Iraq,); Asia (China, Japan, Hongkong, Indonesia, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Korea)
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Religious Activities:

Elder, Flames of Fire for Jesus Catholic Charismatic Community
President, Flames of Fire for Jesus Foundation
Resource Speaker, Bible Study Groups and Life in the Spirit Seminar Programs (Metro Manila, Laguna, Cavite, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, Bacolod City)
Member, Third Order, Benedictine, Mexico, Pampanga
Chairperson, Sta. Clara Monastery Fund Raising Committee, Betis,Guagua, 1964

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