Commissioner-At-Large Paul Anthony M. Pangilinan obtained his Degree in Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 2012 at the University of Santo Tomas and is currently taking Master of Science in Civil Engineering at De La Salle University.
He passed his Licensure Exam in Civil Engineering in 2012 and has been in the public service for almost a decade wherein he started as a Sangguniang Kabataan Chairman of Barangay VASRA in 2007 and was elected as a Barangay Councilor in 2010and was re-elected in 2013.
As a Barangay Councilor, he’s been the chairman of various committees such as Committee on Education, Committee on Youth and Sports Development and Committee on Public Affairs and People’s Information.
And as a former SK Chairman, he’s an active youth advocate and he has organized different programs to aid the needs of the youth in his barangay. Through the Youth Team Building, he was able to strengthen the camaraderie and sense of belongingness of his constituents. He is also devoted in assisting his community with the scholarship programs and disaster risk reduction management trainings.
Commissioner-At-Large Pangilinan has also been involved in various activities of the government and private sectors both local and international. He was one of the host family for the Homestay Program: Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program,in 2015, a participant of Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange Students and Youth Program 2.0: Disaster Prevention Course held at Tokyo, Japan, Foreign Academic Training of Quezon City Barangay Officials by Singapore Urban Development Authority in Singapore and in the Capacity Building for Community-Based Participation in Environmental Management and Disaster Risk Reduction for Barangay Officials of Quezon City. He was also one of the delegates of the Philippines for the World Youth Day in 2013 held at Rio de Janeiro Brazil. At present, he is a member of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers and Rotary Club.
Through the National Youth Commission and as the Commissioner-at-Large, Paul Pangilinan envisions to empower the youth by developing their capacity, addressing their needs and by inspiring them to make “Larger Dreams and Larger Change” in our country.