The forty five (45) participants consisted of officers and members of Pantabangan -Carranglan Bantay Watershed Protection Council Inc. (PCBWPCI) from barangays RA Padilla and Bunga, Carranglan, Nueva Ecija and NPC-PCWAT Personnel conducted 4th PCBWPCI Executive Committee / Officers' Meeting CY 2018 last November 21, 2018 at Brgy. Salazar, Carranglan, Nueva Ecija.
National Power Corporation, through its Pantabangan - Carranglan Watershed Area Team (PCWAT), quarterly conducts coordination meeting with the officers of its partner Peoples Organization, the PCBWPCI, in its covered barangays based on its Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with National Irrigatiion Administration (NIA). These include barangays RA PAdilla, Bunga, Burgos and Salazar in the municipality of Carranglan and barangays of Conversion, in the municipality of Pantabangan. Province of Nueva Ecija.
Regular agendas of the Officers' Meeting include the monitoring of the peoples organization's finances, membership, loans and proper implementation of its policies. The council also conducts evaluation of its operations and activities for that quarter of the year and plan the activities for the next quarter.
These regular meetings and community organizing is an effort of the office to include the community and multiple stakeholdersin the conservation and protection of Pantabangan -Carranglan Watershed Forest Reserve (PCWFR).
The participants came all the way from their own barangay to join the Officers / Meeting in Brgy. Salazar, the farthest barangay in Carranglan taking up to two hours of travel from the municipality proper. Most of the roadds were not paved and crossing of the Barat Riveris a must to get there. Still, the articipants were not discouraged, but instead, were thrilled to reach the destination.
During the meeting, Hon. Bernabe Bayon, brgy. councilor of Salazar, in the absence of the brgy. Chairman, gave a welcome message. CRO AMCapinpin discussed the regular agendas of the meeting. Other matters were also discussed and finalized by the officers. Matters concerning the remaining activities of the council for the year including the General Assembly were brought up by the president of the council, Mr. Jojo Uy. The meeting ended with a brief feedback / closing message from each brangay. A sumptuous lunch prepared by the host barangay followed.