DBM Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno attended the 1st General Assembly and Election of Officers of the League of Provinces of the Philippines (LPP) for the term 2016 – 2019 on July 24, 2016 at the Grand Ballroom, The Heritage Hotel, Pasay City.
Elected Officers are the following President Elect Gov, Ryan Singson of Ilocos Sur; Chairman Gov. Al Francis C. Bichara of Albay; Exec. Vice Pres. Gov. Antonio Rafael G. Del Rosario of Davao del Norte; Sec. Gen. Gov. Edgar Chatto of Bohol; Vice Presidents for Luzon Gov. Junie Cua of Quirino and Gov. David C. Suarez of Quezon; Vice Presidents for Visayas Gov. Roel R. Degamo of Negros Oriental and Gov. Adolph Edward G. Plaza of Agusan del Sur; Dep. Sec. Gen for Luzon Gov. Faustino G. Dy III of Isabela and Gov. Imee R. Marcos of Ilocos Norte; Dep. Sec. Gen. for Visayas Gov. Zaldy S. Villa of Siquijor; Dep. Sec. Gen. for Mindanao Gov. Imelda Q. Dimaporo of Lanao del Norte; Treasurers Gov. Herminia M. Ramiro of Misamis Occidental and Gov. Susan A. Yap of Tarlac; Auditor Gov. Maria Jocelyn V. Bernos; Publication and Public Information Officers for Luzon Gov. Elias C. Bulut, Jr. of Apayao and Gov. Edgardo A. Tallado of Camarines Norte; Publication and Public Information Officers for Visayas Gov. Rhodora J. Cadiao of Antique, Publication and Public Information Officer of Mindanao Gov. Steve C. Solon of Sarangani; Council of Advisers are; Gov. Arthur D. Defensor, Sr., Iloilo, Gov. Amor D. Deloso of Zambales; Gov. Hermilando I. Mandanas of Batangas, Gov. Alfredo Maranon of Negros Occidental, Gov. Carlos M. Padilla of Nueva Viscaya, Gov. Carmencita O. Reyes of Marinduque and Gov. Alfonso v. Umali of Oriental Mindoro.