Rep. Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr.

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“I am humbled and grateful for the continued support of our beloved Bicolanos, as our advocacy and programs well resonated to our Bicolano constituency. We will continue to do what AKO BICOL has started for the past six years and expand it even more to reach out to more Bicolanos and Filipinos,”

-Hon. Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr.


Hon. Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. is a member of the Philippine House of Representatives-17th Congress, and is on his 2nd non-consecutive term under AKO BICOL PARTYLIST (1st term was under 15th Congress).

Alfredo A. Garbin Jr., a lawyer by profession, was born and raised in Naga City but took his undergraduate degree and law courses at the Bicol University and Aquinas University in Legazpi City, respectively.

A two-term councilor in Legazpi City, Atty. Garbin has been awarded as one of Ten Outstanding Councilors of the Philippines for 2009 , an annual search conducted by JCI Philippines. Garbin was cited for his exemplary and extra-ordinary contributions to local legislation involving disaster management, resettlement, tourism promotion, income generation, youth development, public welfare, legal aid , manpower training, transport service, information and communication and environmental protection and development. Atty. Garbin is the ONLY Bicolano councilor awarded so far since the Philippine Jaycees initiated this award.


17th Congress, 2016-Present

Deputy Minority Leader

House Committee Membership:
Ex officio member of all standing committees


15th Congress, 2010-2013

House Committee Vice Chairperson:
TOURISM

House Committee Vice Chairperson:
APPROPRIATION

House Committee Membership:
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
BICOL RECOVERY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
DANGEROUS DRUGS
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION
HEALTH
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
LAND USE
RURAL DEVELOPMENT


International Studies/Trainings/Workshops:

Australian Political Exchange Program, 2012, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne Head of Philippine Delegation Sponsored by the Philippine Council of Young Political Leaders

Legislative Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction, 2011, Incheon, Korea Sponsored by United Nations International Study on Disaster Risk Reduction and House Committee on Ecology, 15th Congress

Advanced Study Program for International Young Political Leaders, 2008 China Guangxi International Youth Exchange Institute, Nanning, China

JICA Learning Exchange Program on Participatory Local Social Development, 2005 Nihon Fukushi University, Nagoya, Japan


Affiliations:

Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (Albay)
Past Member, Board of Directors, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (Albay)
Past President, Junior Chamber International Legazpi
Past President, National Movement of Young Legislators (NMYL) Albay Chapter
Chairman, IBP Legal Aid Program
Member, Rotary Club Legazpi West
Member, JCI Legazpi
Member, Kiwanis Club


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17th Congress Profile of Rep. Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr.