LA TRINIDAD, Benguet: Mayor Edna Tabanda issued recently an Administrative Order reorganizing the Municipal Peace and Order Council (MPOC).

The move aims to broaden the participation of people’s organizations and civil society groups for better program implementation.

The MPOC is led by the mayor as chairperson with Vice Mayor Romeo Salda as the co-chairman and Councilor Francis Lee, chairperson of the municipal council’s peace and order committee as vice-chairperson.

Members of the council include all the provincial heads of both national and local government offices and their counterparts in the municipality, the punong barangays, heads or representatives of key sectors and peoples’ organizations, civil society organizations and the religious sectors.