1st Nominee

Jose “Bentot” T. Panganiban, Jr., Filipino, married, 49 years old and a resident and registered voter of Brgy. Fugaru, Angadanan, Isabela. He is a member of the ITAWES, IBANAG, and GADDANG tribes of the Province of Isabela and is currently the Chairman of ANAC-IP Partylist. Bentot Panganiban is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)and holds a post-graduate degree in Bachelor of Laws (Llb) from San Beda College of Law. He was the former Municipal Mayor (2004-2010) and Vice Mayor (2010-2013) of Angadanan, Isabela, and is currently the representative of ANAC-IP Partylist in the 16th Congress of the House of Representatives.

2nd Nominee

Nicole Pauline L. Dy, Filipino, single, 34 years old and a resident and registered voter of Brgy. Burgos, Alicia, Isabela. She is a member of the GADDANG tribe of the Province of Isabela and is currently the Chairwoman of the Committee on Education, Youth, Sports, and Cultural Affairs of ANAC-IP PartyList. Nicole Dy is a graduate of Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia and holds a degree in Bachelor of Business major in Integrated Marketing Communications.

3rd Nominee

Robert R. Simbahon, Filipino, married, 55 years old and a resident and registered voter of Lupon, Davao Oriental. He is a member of the MANDAYA Tribe in the Province of Davao and currently the Municipal Indigenous People’s Mandatory Representative of Lupon, Davao Oriental and the concurrent President of the League of IPMRs in Mindanao. He served as Municipal Councilor of Lupon from 1988 to 1995 and from 2001 to 2010. He holds a Master degree in Public Administration at Lyceum North – Western University.

4th Nominee

Rizalino “Langley” G. Segundo, Filipino, married, 53 years old and a resident and registered voter of Brgy. Malico, Sta. Fe, Nueva Vizcaya. He is a member of the KALANGUYA-IKALAHAN Tribe of Caraballo and Cordillera Mountain Range and is currently the Chairman of the Committee on Community Development and Services of ANAC-IP Partylist. Langley Segundo was a Commissioner of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) representing Region 02.