Pagatpat, Cagayan de Oro City, June 15, 2024 – MORESCO-1, the Misamis Oriental -1 Rural Electric Service Cooperative, Inc., welcomes a new addition to its leadership as Ritchie Adaya Veluz assumes the role of Board Director representing District 10, specifically the Opol and the four barangays of Pagatpat, Canitoan, San Simon and Baikingon, all of Cagayan de Oro City.

Fifty-one-year-old Veluz, “Popoy” to his close friends , a proud member-consumer-owner hailing from Zone 2 , Upper Baikingon, CDO, brings with him a wealth of experience as community organizer. A graduate of Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from Lice de Cagayan University, Veluz was a Community Development Officer  of MORESCO-1 prior to his resignation to vie for the role as Director of his District.

He is married to Marites Mulawan – Veluz  from Camp Philips, Bukidnon and were blessed with 2 children.

The casting of votes were held at Pagatpat National High School with 52 MCOs casting their votes despite the fact that this election was unopposed.

Veluz’s candidacy stood unopposed, as all the other two applicants for the role were disqualified by the Election Screening Committee. The swearing in of Director Veluz was officiated by the lone District Election Committee (DECOM) present Mrs. Imelda Pingoy Galaritta, a retired District Supervisor of Alubijid.

The ceremony was attended a few members of the MORESCO-1 team, including Opol  Service Area Manager Engr. Marlon P. Guinita., Institutional Services Department Manager Edna S. Putian-Diango and MORESCO-1 Acting General Manager Jovel B. Ubay-Ubay.