The Secretariat


The LCP Secretariat has become the main arsenal managing the LCP daily operations ranging from full administrative support to facilitation in policy development and advocacy support among LCP stakeholders. The Secretariat is headed by an executive director with technical and administrative officers. The secretariat is jointly supervised by the LCP President and Secretary-General.

The Secretariat is ready to serve the LCP leadership with the following support services to LCP member-cities:


  1. Policy development and advocacy support in coordination with other local government leagues, national government agencies, and development partners;
  2. Networking and building linkages for programs and project development and implementation;
  3. Facilitation in the information exchange through quarterly meetings, policy fora, IEC materials development, sharing of best practices, and through website; and
  4. Full administrative and secretariat services to the member-cities and staff.






Ma. Veronica C. Hitosis
Executive Director

Broderick S. Sapnu
OIC-Deputy Executive Director for

Admin and Finance

Soleil Erika C. Manzano
OIC-Deputy Executive Director for

Policy, Programs and Projects

Antonio O. Bustarga Jr.
Finance Manager


Alvidon F. Asis
Environment Officer

Felisa C. Deogracias
OIC-Admin and Human Resources Officer


Jam Krisette Q. Nuñez
Marketing, Advocacy, and Networking Officer

Rayna May V. Eslao
Administrative Assistant


Amelia C. De Guia
Senior Policy Officer

Roberto S. Bandin Jr.



Rosylvia May T. Tolosa
Junior Program Officer

Randy A. Labutap


Maria Regina T. Santiago 
Junior Program Officer













Granting Authority to make Advance Payments for the Procurement of COVID-19 Vaccines
February 19, 2021
LOOK: Memorandum Order No. 51 signed by President Duterte granting the national government and local government units (LGUs) authority to make advance payments exceeding the 15\% limit for the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines.
The Advocate
January 15, 2021
The Q1-Q2 2020 issue of our official newsletter features the League's mid-year accomplishments including our response to COVID-19.
Appeal for coordinated assistance to affected cities of Typhoon Quinta, Rolly, and Ulysses
November 16, 2020
The unprecedented landfall of three (3) tropical storms in three weeks or from October 25 to November 11 in the country has greatly affected our cities from Luzon. Based on the available Situational Reports from the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), a total of 64 cities have been affected by Typhoon Quinta, Rolly, and Ulysses.
Roundtable Consultation on Metropolitan Transport with Clean Air Asia
October 22, 2020
We invite you to an online consultation with Clean Air Asia on 27 October 2020 (Tuesday), from 2:30 to 6:15 p.m., to deepen the conversation on the importance of establishing and reorganizing transport authorities and executives.