Manila, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Officials and employees formally welcomed Hon. Charito A. Zamora as the Chairperson of the Commission on October 3, 2022, during the flag ceremony at PRC Morayta.
PRC Commissioners, Hon. Jose Y. Cueto, Jr. and Hon. Erwin M. Enad expressed their enthusiasm and excitement in having a new Chairperson who will lead the Commission into a more positive and productive workplace.
Chairperson Zamora was the Senior Deputy Executive Secretary at the Office of the President prior to her well-deserved appointment to the PRC. She is among the distinguished alumni of San Beda University, having graduated from the School of Law in Mendiola in 1994. She was conferred a Certificate in American Law at the Berkeley School of Law, University of California in 2015.
A seasoned lawyer, she has rendered public service in all three branches of the National Government. She was Officer-in-Charge at the Office of Cybercrime, Department of Justice between 2018 and 2022. She also engaged as a Technical Assistant with the rank of Assistant Secretary at the Office of the Deputy Executive Secretary for Legal Affairs, Office of the President, under the leadership of former Commission on Audit Chairperson Michael Aguinaldo between 2010 and 2016. From 2016 to 2018, she was among the senior officers of now Solicitor General Meynard I. Guevarra at the Office of the Senior Deputy Executive Secretary, Office of the President. Earlier in her legal career, she was Chief-of-Staff of former Congressman Matias V. Defensor, Jr., and was a long-time Court Attorney at the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
Apart from being an accomplished lawyer, she has also made a name in the music industry as a composer. She has penned notable and original Filipino music popularized by Regine Velasquez, Sharon Cuneta, Jaya, Lani Misalucha, and Zsa Zsa Padilla, among others. Her favorite works include “To Reach You,” “Beginning Today,” and “Tila.”
Possessing a well-established and exceptional background and persona, Chairperson Zamora is indeed a pillar and legacy for the Commission.
A warm welcome to PRC Chairperson Charito A. Zamora!