The Concilium

The Concilium is the governing body in the CDPI Fellowship and is in-charged to enact rules and policies in connection to the affairs of the CDPI Fellowship and to resolve membership issues in the CDPI Fellowship.

It is composed of five (5) select CDPI Trainors/Fellows, the CDPI Executive Director, and the CDPI President or in the absence of any of them any person designated by the Institute to sit as member in the Concilium. The CDPI President shall preside over all the meetings of the Concilium. A majority of the members of the Concilium shall constitute quorum in all its meetings.

In case of vacancy in the Concilium each member of the Concilium may recommend to the CDPI President a maximum of five (5) CDPI Trainors/Master Trainors/Fellows. From the names given by the remaining members of the Concilium, the CDPI President shall choose only three (3) persons whose names will be deliberated by the remaining members of the Concilium. A unanimous decision of the remaining members of the Concilium is necessary to elect the replacement. In case the remaining members failed to elect the replacements out of the 3 already presented by the CDPI President, the latter shall give another 3 names of individuals who will be deliberated again by the members of the Concilium. This process shall be followed until they elect the replacement to the vacant position.

The Concilium may motu propio or upon written complaint of at least three (3) CDPI Trainors/Master Trainors/Fellows, discipline an erring Trainors/Master Trainors/Fellows and/or members of the Concilium.

a. A two-thirds vote of the total number of the members of the Concilium shall be necessary to remove a CDPI Trainor and the Concilium motu propio. A simple majority of the total number of the members of the Concilium shall be necessary to discipline an erring Master Trainor or to remove a CDPI Trainor by a complaint of at least three Master Trainors.

b. A majority is required among the members of the Concilium to remove an erring member of the Concilium.

A simple majority vote of all the members of the Concilium is required in order to pass rules, regulations and policies. A simple majority vote of the Concilium is necessary to revise rules, regulations and policies except if the revision would gravely affect the operation of CDPI’s Fellowship Program in which case a two-thirds vote of the Concilium is required.

The Concilium shall meet at least once every quarter of each year. However, in case there is a need for a special meeting, at least a simple majority among the members of the Concilium is required.
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April
Miss April Jhim G. De la Cruz

Fellow, CDPI Fellowship

Miss De la Cruz is the Education and Training Coordinator of Centrist Democracy Political Institute (CDPI), 2011- at present. Prior to this position, she served as Visayas and Mindanao Project Coordinator of Technical Assistance Center for the Development of Rural and Urban Poor (TACDRUP), 2010-2011. She worked as Project Officer at Mindanao Coalition of Development NGO Networks (MinCoDe) under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on ACT for Peace Project in 2009 to 2010.

She is one of the founding members of the Centrist Democratic Movement (CDM), and the Centrist Democratic Party of the Philippines (CDP). She is one of the National Founding Members of the Centrist Democratic Youth Association of the Philippines (CDYAP). Miss De la Cruz spearheads the operations of all the CDPI Political Action Officers (PAO) and manages the activities of the CDPI Fellowship. She is one of the first 14 CDPI Fellows who became a member of the CDPI President’s official “The 300” and was conferred last December 2015.

She graduated at Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan with a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Communication major in Development Journalism. She earned a Degree in Master in Public Administration in Ateneo de Davao University under full scholarship from the Department of International Cooperation of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. She studied International Politics at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung School for Young Politicians in Berlin, Germany (2015).

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Mr. Renato G. Tibon

Fellow, CDPI Fellowship

Mr. Tibon is one of CDPI’s Political Action Officers. His areas of assignment are the Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, Caraga, and Lanao del Norte. He was the former Regional Chairperson of the Centrist Democratic Party in Northern Mindanao and served as one of the active members of the local party in training local members. He was one of the first graduates of CDPI’s Master Trainors’ Training Program last June 2013 wherein he was awarded with a title of a CDPI Fellow. He is one of the first 14 CDPI Fellows who became a member of the CDPI President’s official “The 300” and was conferred last December 2015.

Prior to his work at CDPI, he served as Agency Manager of Caritas Health Shield, Inc., an insurance company. He also worked as General Manager and turned into Vice-Chairperson of TRICAP Region X, a credit cooperative. He used to be the President of Kiwanis Club of Secured Valley, a socio-civic organization, in Cagayan de Oro City. Currently, he is one of the prime movers of local party mobilization of the Centrist Democratic Party – Cagayan de Oro City Chapter

He graduated at Liceo de Cagayan University in Cagayan de Oro City with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce major in Banking and Finance

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Jordan
Mr. Jordan Jay C. Antolin

Fellow, CDPI Fellowship

Mr. Antolin is one of the founding members of the Centrist Democratic Movement (CDM), and the Centrist Democratic Party of the Philippines (CDP) – Ang Partido ng Tunay na Demokrasya, where he is the current National Secretary General.

He used to be the Regional Chairperson of the CDP Northern Mindanao and an active local party trainor. He was one of the first graduates of CDPI’s Master Trainors’ Training Program last June 2013 wherein he was awarded with a title of a CDPI Fellow. He is one of the first 14 CDPI Fellows who became a member of the CDPI President’s official “The 300” and was conferred last December 2015.

Mr. Antolin is a former student leader at the Mindanao State University (MSU) main campus in Marawi City where he finished a Baccalaureate Defree in English, followed by a Master’s Degree in English Language and Literature at the Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan. He is an active socio-civic and NGO leader. He was one of the official delegates of the Centrist Democratic Youth Association of the Philippines (CDYAP) who were invited by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung for a political study tour in Berlin, Germany last 2014.
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Mr. Rejene T. Lakibul

Fellow, CDPI Fellowship

Mr. Lakibul is the current Regional Chairperson of Centrist Democratic Party of the Philippines (CDP) – Ang Partido ng Tunay na Demokrasya in Cebu. He is one of the founding members of the Centrist Democratic Movement (CDM), and the Centrist Democratic Party of the Philippines (CDP). He is one of the National Founding Members of the Centrist Democratic Youth Association of the Philippines (CDYAP).

He was one of the second batch of graduates of CDPI’s Master Trainors’ Training Program last 2013 wherein he was awarded with a title of a CDPI Fellow. He is one of the first 14 CDPI Fellows who became a member of the CDPI President’s official “The 300” and was conferred last December 2015.

Currently, he serves as a Lecturer at the Department of Political Science in University of San Carlos, Cebu City. He worked as Program Management Officer at Accenture Delivery Center in the Philippines, Inc. a business processing outsourcing company. He used to work as a Book Sales Coordinator at the Xlibris Author Solutions, Inc., a publishing company in Cebu City.

He earned Certificate of Accomplishment on Democratic Development in Stanford University thru Coursera Organization in 2013. He earned his Degree in Bachelo of Arts in Political Science and graduated as Cum Laude at the University of San Carlos in Cebu where he also finished his Master’s Degree in Public and Management and Development in 2011. He studied International Politics at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung School for Young Politicians in Berlin, Germany (2014).

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