Amelia Santos

She graduated from the University of the Philippines in 2003 with a master’s degree in Public Administration, major in Local Governance, and from the Far Eastern University, Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Accounting major.

She was appointed executive assistant and then administrative officer in the Office of the Mayor of Marikina, designated as social secretary of the Mayor and secretary in the Municipal Council. Later, she also acted as director of the Marikina Shoe Development Council and supervised the activities of the Marikina Anti-Drug Abuse Council e.g., seminars and trainings conducted in Tagaytay City. Cebu and Davao, tapping the youth and LGU officials all over the Philippines, with the assistance of the Dangerous Drugs Board.

In the Development Academy of the Philippines, she was a financial analyst, then accounting and budget supervisor in the Comptroller’s Office, and finally an internal auditor in the Internal Auditing Office. She was a member of the team which designed the administrative operational manual of a local university.

She retired early from the city government of Marikina but was invited to teach English and Political Science in college and at the same time work as a consultant in the Office of the University President. She finally retired from the university in May 2020.