Forty-four (44) employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) V took their Oath of Office at the DENR V Covered Court, Rawis, Legazpi City while the rest of the newly appointed and promoted employees joined via Zoom on December 15, 2020. This was after their appointments and promotions were issued as prescribed under the Merit Selection and Promotion Plan (MSPP) and provisions of the Omnibus Rules on Appointments and Other Human Resource Actions (ORAOHRA). "Our character as public servants must compliment our agencies' mission, vision and core values in order to give high quality public service," said DENR V OIC, Regional Executive Director Atty. Antonio A. Abawag in his congratulatory speech. The oath taking was administered by DENR V OIC, Regional Executive Director (RED) Atty. Antonio A. Abawag, CESO IV, OIC, Assistant Regional Director (ARD) for Technical Services (TS) Atty. Ronnel C. Sopsop and ARD for Management Services (MS) Engr. Eva S. Ocfemia, Ph.D, CESO IV. Another batch of appointment and promotion of employees in the regional and field offices is set in the first quarter of 2021.