ARLENE B. ARCILLAS
· Born July 31, 1969
· Second daughter of the late Mayor Leon C. Arcillas & Josefina “Offie” B. Arcillas.
· Finished her Primary and Secondary Education at Canossa School of Santa Rosa, Laguna.
· A graduate of Bachelor of Science in Biology Major in Ecology at the University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Laguna in 1992.
· Positions in government:
i. Kabataang Barangay Federation President, 1984
ii. Elected Senior Councilor, Local Election of 2004 *
iii. Elevated to City Vice Mayor last May 11, 2005 upon death of Mayor Leon C. Arcillas *
iv. Assumed Office as Acting City Mayor on October 10, 2006 *
v. Elected First Lady Mayor, Local Election of 2007
* Held three (3) positions in one term (2004-2006).
vi. Re-elected / serving on fresh term as City Mayor last May 2010 Elections with an overwhelming mandate, making yet another history in the City of Santa Rosa.
· Outstanding UPLB Alumni for the Department of Biology (UPLB, March 14, 2008)
· Featured by Philippine Star as One of the 17 Women of Allure (March 22, 2009)
· Featured in People Asia as one of the Women of Style and Substance (September 2009)
· During her term as the City Mayor, the City of Santa Rosa was cited/awarded as:
Þ EXEMPLARY PABASA SA NUTRISYON AWARDEE (Philippine Association of Nutrition Inc., July 30, 2008)
Þ GAWAD KALASAG (Regional Disaster Coordinating Council IV-A, October 10, 2008)
Þ NEXT WAVE CITY TOP 1 (METRO LAGUNA [including CITY OF SANTA ROSA]) (Office of the President – Commission on ICT – BPAP-BOI & DTI, December 3, 2008)
Þ MOST OUTSTANDING CITY IN CALABARZON REGION FOR 2007 (DOH-Nat’l Nutrition Council - CALABARZON Region – Reg’l Subcommittee on Nutrition - Sectoral Committee on Social Development, December 16, 2008)
Þ One of the Most Livable Cities in the Philippines (QTV 11)
Þ BEST IMPLEMENTER OF TRAINING & ADVOCACY ACTIVITIES IN RENAL DISEASE CONTROL PROGRAM [RED COP] (DOH-Nat’l Kidney & Transplant Institute IV-A, November 19, 2009)
Þ Next WAVE CITY Top 2 (CITY OF SANTA ROSA) (Office of the President Commission on ICT – BPAP-BOI & DTI, June 22, 2010)
· The City also establishes linkages with International and Local cities/municipalities such as Enkopping Kumon, Sweden and the Philippines’ Business Center, Makati City.