Assistant Secretary to the City Council of Manila

Assistant Secretary to the City Council of Manila

Employment Record:

  • Presently the City Government Assistant Department Head III of the City Council of Manila
  • Former Special Operations Officer of the Office of the Vice Mayor of Manila
  • Former Chief of Staff of the Majority Floor Leader and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the City Council of Manila
  • Former Officer in Charge of the Manila Youth Council Against Drug Abuse

Organizational Involvement:

  • Active Member, Philippine League of Secretaries to the Sanggunian, Inc.
  • Member, Luzon Council of Human Resource Management Practitioners
  • Former President of the Manila Federation of Parents Teachers Association

School Year 2009 - 2012

  • Former Member of the City School Board

School Year 2009 - 2012

  • Has been a Parent Representative to the National Education Summit for the Implementation of the K-12 Curriculum
  • Speaker and Resource Person in various Parenting Seminars and Team Building Facilitator
  • Former President of the Manila Youth Movement and Kabataang Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Fifth District Federation
  • Former Committee Chairperson of the Philippine Normal College Student Government

Educational Attainment:

  • A product of the Public School System in Manila
    • Dr. Rafael Palma Elementary School Batch 1981
    • Manuel Araullo High School Batch 1985
    • Philippine Normal College – BSE Biology (151 units)
    • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
      Bachelor in Public Administration (graduated with honors) (Batch 2007)
    • Universidad de Manila
      Master in Public Management and Governance in 2015


  • Proud Father of Three (3)
    • Aya Inah Mari Castillo Santiago - Licensed Professional Teacher from the Philippine Normal University (Bachelor in Early Childhood Education)   
    • Ira Joshua Castillo Santiago – taking up Bachelor in Business Administration at the University of the East
    • Angelique Castillo Santiago – Freshman at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
  •  Loving husband to Mrs. Rowenda Castillo Santiago, a freelance Executive Assistant.