Engr. Alvin Ignacio was designated as the new district engineering office for Eastern Samar, replacing Engr. Margarita Junia who was named as the assistant regional director of the Department of Public Works and Highways. (ESDEO)

BORONGAN CITY-Effective April 24, 2023, Engineer Alvin Ariola Ignacio is the new district engineer of the Department of Public Works and Highways – Eastern Samar District Engineering Office through Special Order 79, series of 2023.

Engr. Alvin Ignacio is a native of Catarman, Northern Samar, born on October 21, 1968. He is married to Agnes D. Ignacio, an elementary school teacher. He has only one child named Allan Francis D. Ignacio, who is now 18 years old.

DE Alvin completed his primary studies at Catarman I Central Elementary School and his secondary studies at Northern Samar Academy.

He graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering at the University of San Carlos, Cebu City, in 1989. He took up a Master’s in Public Administration at the Philippine College of Health Sciences and completed it in 1999.

He has been in the DPWH practicing the civil engineering profession for 33 years of experience.

Engineer Ignacio entered the department on February 1, 1990, as Civil Engineering Aide under casual status and became a permanent employee on June 3, 1996, as Engineer II in Catarman, Northern Samar District Engineering Office.

He was promoted to Engineer III and designated as OIC-Assistant District Engineer of Northern Samar 1st DEO from August 27, 2010, to January 15, 2012. He continued his designation as OIC-Assistant District Engineer to Samar 1st DEO from January 6, 2012, to March 25, 2013. He became a full-fledged Assistant District Engineer from March 26, 2013, to June 2, 2016.

Through hard work and dedication, he was appointed District Engineer at Samar 1st DEO, Calbayog City, Samar, from June 3, 2016, to July 21, 2022.
Before his assignment to DPWH Eastern Samar District Engineering Office, he became the chief of staff of the Regional Director in DPWH Regional Office VIII. (PR)