MCWD Conducts Strategic Planning Workshop: A Better MCWD for 2017 Onwards
by Goldy Magbanua Herbas
Malaybalay City – The management of the Malaybalay City Water District (MCWD) headed by General Manager Juanito “Jun” Aroa recently conducted a Strategic Planning at Resort de Alberto, Medina, Misamis Oriental to pave the way for a 5 – year development plan.
A total of 38 attendees including the members of the Board of Directors headed by Chairman Engr. Jorge C. Lagumbay together with Dir. Manny James A. Cudal II, Dir. Roberto V. Tinsay, Jr., General Manager Juanito “Jun” Aroa, Division Managers and staff from the different divisions took part in the 3 – day event which aimed to determine the organization’s strategic goals and possible initiatives to direct the agency in its operation for the next 5 years.
Engr. Bienvenido “Sir Jong” Batar Jr., Assistant General Manager of Cagayan de Oro City Water District was the facilitator and Resource Person of the said workshop.
According to Engr. Jong Batar, “To become effective employees, employees must live out the district’s vision and mission in their daily lives. Being the backbone of the organization, MCWD employees must be able to recognize their individual roles and responsibilities and must work together toward common goals”.
GM Jun Aroa emphasized that with this workshop, each division is expected to develop immediate and effective policies on how to respond to the urgency of delivering 24/7 water supply to the customers through prioritizing projects and programs that will answer the growing water needs of the city of Malaybalay.
“The initiatives and strategies formulated in this workshop will strengthen the organization’s internal and external operations and should this 5 - year development plan be enacted it will serve as a guide for the next 5 years in the realization of our organizations goals.”, GM Aroa added.
Chairman Engr. Jorge C. Lagumbay together with Dir. Manny James A. Cudal II, Dir. Roberto V. Tinsay, Jr congratulated the management and staff for the successful activity with the hope and trust that MCWD will continue to strengthen its commitment to deliver potable and reliable water supply to the city of Malaybalay.