| Tue, 28 Nov 2023

Rules Change Committee

Market Governance
The Rules Change Committee

The Rules Change Committee (RCC) provides assistance to the Philippine Electricity Market Board of Directors (PEM Board) and the Department of Energy (DOE) in the formulation and amendment of the WESM Rules, Retail Rules and Market Manuals, enhancing market design and refining market processes and operations appropriate for the current environment.


The RCC membership mirrors the PEM Board sector representation, comprising of fifteen (15) committee members - with eleven (11) members representing each sector of the Philippine electric power industry and the remaining four (4) members being independent from the Philippine electric power industry and the Government.


Members of the Rules Change Committee (as of 26 July 2023):

INDEPENDENT MEMBERS

Atty. Jesusito G. Morallos - Chairperson
Senior Partner
Follosco Morallos & Herce Law Firm

Atty. Jose Roderick F. Fernando
Executive Vice President
Minedomain, Inc.

Atty. Rachel Angela P. Anosan
Independent

Prof. Jordan Rel C. Orillaza
Professor
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute - University of the Philippines, Diliman


MARKET OPERATOR REPRESENTATIVES

Mr. Isidro E. Cacho, Jr. (Principal)
Head, Corporate Strategy and Communications
Independent Electricity Market Operator of the Philippines (IEMOP)

Mr. Kristoffer Monico S. Ng (Alternate)
Junior Legal Manager
Independent Electricity Market Operator of the Philippines (IEMOP)


TRANSMISSION SECTOR REPRESENTATIVES

Mr. Darryl Lon A. Ortiz (Principal)
AVP and Head, Regulatory and Management Department
National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP)

Mr. Clark N. Agustin (Alternate)
OIC-Central Grid Operations Manager
National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP)


GENERATION SECTOR REPRESENTATIVES

Mr. Mark D. Habana (Principal)
Vice President
Vivant Corporation

Ms. Michelle S. Tuazon (Alternate)
Senior Manager, Settlement
Vivant Corporation

Mr. Carlito C. Claudio (Principal)
Consultant
Millennium Energy, Inc. / Panasia Energy, Inc.

Mr. Jessie B. Victorio (Alternate)
Energy Trading Head/Manager
Millennium Energy, Inc.

Ms. Cherry A. Javier (Principal)
Vice President, Industry Affairs
Aboitiz Power Corporation (APC)

Ms. Angeli Abad-Parcia (Alternate)
Head of Wholesale, Commercial Operations Business Unit
Aboitiz Power Corporation (APC)

Mr. Dixie Anthony R. Banzon (Principal)
Commercial & Trading Manager
Masinloc Power Partners Co. Ltd. (MPPCL)

Ms. Rose Ann O. Alfaro (Alternate)
Revenue Assurance Manager
Masinloc Power Partners Co. Ltd. (MPPCL)


DISTRIBUTION SECTOR REPRESENTATIVES

Mr. Ryan S. Morales (Principal)
Head, Energy Sourcing
Manila Electric Company (MERALCO)

Mr. Manuel Luis Zagala (Alternate)
Lead Specialist, Utility Economics
Manila Electric Company (MERALCO)

Mr. Nelson M. Dela Cruz (Principal)
General Manager
Nueva Ecija II Area 1 Electric Cooperative, Inc. (NEECO II Area 1)

Mr. Darwin T. Daymiel (Alternate)
General Manager
Agusan del Norte Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ANECO)

Mr. Virgilio C. Fortich, Jr. (Principal)
General Manager
Cebu III Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CEBECO III)

Mr. Getulio Zamosas Crodua (Alternate)
General Manager
Cebu I Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CEBECO I)

Mr. Russel S. Alabado (Principal)
In House Counsel & Data Protection Officer
Angeles Electric Corporation (AEC)

Mr. Alfredo C. Sanaga, Jr. (Alternate)
Senior Rates Specialist and Energy Trading Head
Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co., Inc. (CEPALCO)


SUPPLY SECTOR REPRESENTATIVES

Ms. Gian Karla C. Gutierrez(Principal)
Power Economics Manager
First Gen Corporation/First Gen Energy Solutions, Inc.(FGEN)

Mr. Dennis R. Paragas (Alternate)
Senior Analyst
TeaM (Philippine) Energy Corporation (TPEC)