HON. NESTOR LAZARO ALVAREZ, Ph.D.
City Vice Mayor


HOME ADDRESS : 741 Tobias Street, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
DATE OF BIRTH : October 4, 1954
PLACE OF BIRTH : Central Luzon State University Campus, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

PARENTS : Prof. Isaac C. Alvarez (Deceased) and Mrs. Luz L. Alvarez (Deceased)


EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT:

Graduate: Doctor of Philosophy in Biology
UP-Diliman
April, 1998

Master of Science in Botany
UP-Diliman
April, 1986

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Biology
UP-Diliman
October, 1976

Secondary: Muñoz National High School
Science City of Muñoz
April, 1972 (Second Honorable Mention)

Elementary: Bagong Sikat Elementary School
Bagong Sikat, Science City of Muñoz
March, 1968 (First Honors)


FELLOWSHIPS:

Engineering and Science Education Project (ESEP) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)

Overseas Sandwich Program (1995-1996) to conduct my doctoral dissertation at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.

Rockefeller Foundation Dissertation Research Fellowship (1996-1997) to support my doctoral dissertation at Purdue University.


MEMBERSHIP IN HONOR SOCIETIES:

International Honor Society of Phi Kappa Pi, UP Chapter

Phi Sigma Biological Honor Society, Alpha Chi Chapter, UP


ACADEMIC HONORS/RECOGNITION RECEIVED:

Distinguished Service Award for 20 years of loyal and dedicated service that contributed in the growth and development of the University by the Central Luzon State University on April 12, 2000

Plaque of Recognition as Convention Chairman by the Biology Teachers Association of the Philippines (BIOTA-PHILIPPINES) on April 4, 1998 at Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz

Outstanding Masteral Thesis in 1986 by the UP Graduate School and UP College of Science, Diliman, Quezon City

Lecturer, 4th Lecture in the Graduate Seminar Series which features outstanding theses and dissertations in UP Diliman and other regional units. The Graduate Seminar Series was sponsored by the UP Graduate School and UP College of Science on June 24, 1986 at the UP Faculty Center Conference Hall, Diliman, Quezon City.

Zerubbabel Key Award by the International Supreme Council, Order of DeMolay in organizing the Kalikasan Chapter, Order of DeMolay at the Science City of Muñoz.

College Scholar, 2nd Semester, 1981-1982 at UP College of Science, Diliman, Quezon City


TITLE OF DOCTORAL DISSERTATION:

“Genetic Engineering of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) by Microprojectile Bombardment”


TITLE OF MASTERAL THESIS:

“Mutagenic Response of Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) to Single andCombined Treatments of Gamma Radiation and Ethyl Methanesulfonate”


TRAININGS COMPLETED:

Training Course on Basic Biotechnology held at the CSLA Auditorium, UP

Diliman, Quezon City on October 26-November 11, 1992 sponsored by the Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Program, College of Science, UP Diliman, Quezon City and the Embassy of Israel

Training Course on Isozyme and Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Analyses in Rice at Dr. D.S. Brar’s Laboratory, International Rice Research Institute on September 4-30, 1992

Training Course on Molecular Cloning and Genetic Manipulation on April 22-May 17, 1991 at Albert Hall, UP Diliman sponsored by the Philippine-American Educational Foundation, UP-Ateneo-LaSalle Consortium, and the Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Program, UP College of Science, Diliman, Quezon City

Radioisotope Techniques Training Course on June 22-July 31, 1987 at the Philippine Atomic Energy Commission, Diliman, Quezon City


MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS:

Life Member, Biology Teachers Association of the Philippines, Inc.

Life Member, The Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science, Inc.

Life Member, Radioisotope Society of the Philippines

Life Member, Loyalty Chapter, Order of DeMolay

Member, Haribon Foundation of the Philippines for the Conservation of Natural Resources

Member, Malacological Society of the Philippines

Member, Association of the Systematic Biologists of the Philippines, Inc.

Member, Cultural Planners Association of the Philippines


POSITIONS HELD:

City Mayor (July 2013-June 2022), Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

City Administrator (July 2010-2013), Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

City Mayor (July 2001-June 2010), Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

Focal Person, United Nations-Millennium Development Goals Localization of the League of Cities of the Philippines

Dean (June 1999-January 2001), College of Arts and Sciences, CLSU, Science City of Muñoz

Assistant Professor IV (November 29, 1976-January 31, 2001), Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz

National Convention Chairman, 33rd Annual National Biology Teachers Association of the Philippines Convention and Seminar Workshop held at the Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz on April 2-4, 1998

Chairman (June 1998-May 1999; June 1989-May 1991), Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz

Faculty-in-Charge (1998-2001), CLSU Plant and Animal Library, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz

Assistant Administrator (1989-1991), CLSU Auditorium, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz

Secretary (1989-1991), College of Arts and Sciences, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz

Founder and Project-in-Charge (1979-1982), CLSU Botanical Garden, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz


PAPERS PRESENTED AND INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS ATTENDED:

ASEAN Regional Roundtable on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
“Promotion and Achievement of MDG through Education & Outreach”,
Asian Institute of Technology, Pathumthani, Thailand
March 24-25, 2008

“Learning by Doing: Capacity Development Approaches at the Local Level Workshop”
Bangkok, Thailand
November 26-27, 2007

WORLD URBAN FORUM III (WUF III) at International Convention Center in Vancouver, Canada,
May 19-23, 2006

“Localization of the Millennium Development Goals Towards Good Urban Governance in the Science City of Muñoz”
United Cities and Local Governments Asia-Pacific Congress
Daegu, Korea April 26-29, 2005


AWARDS RECEIVED:

Outstanding Culture-Friendly Government Official World Theatre Week

International Theatre Institute

Presidential Assistant on Culture,

National Commission for Culture and the Arts and

UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines
Malacañan Palace, Manila, March 27, 2009

Presidents Award

Outstanding City Mayor
Farmlandia Resort & Hotel, G Arenas St.,
Culis, Hermosa, Bataan
Central Luzon Media Association Inc.
June 11, 2005

Most Supportive Local Government Executive Year 2003
Department of Agrarian Reform
Calipahan, Talavera, Nueva Ecija
June 29, 2004

Outstanding Alumnus Award
Department of Agrarian Reform
Peral Anniversary and Class Reunion
December 28, 2002


AWARDS RECEIVED: (city)

Pamaskong Handog para sa mga Novo Ecijano
Rondalla 2007 Grand Champion
December 16, 2007, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija

Best Cultural Group
Bungkos Palay Performing Arts Foundation
20th Aliw Award
November 27, 2007, Palacio de Manila

United Nations Development Programme & Gawad Galing Pook Awards

“Special Citation on Local Capacity Innovation for the Millennium Development Goals”
October 17, 2006, Marikina City, Philippines

Pamahalaang Panlalawigan ng Nueva Ecija Multi-Purpose Cooperative
December 2005

Natatanging Slaughter House
Given by: Ang Pamahalaang Panlalawigan ng Nueva Ecija (NEPG)

Consumer Affair Council – Nueva Ecija
December 16, 2005, Palayan City

Regional Model FMD-Free Slaughterhouse Award

(Non-Accredited Category)

DA-RFU III & National FMD Task Force
May 2005

Champion and Regional 1st Runner-up
Natatanging Dumpsite
December 2005

Regional Finalist
Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran
December 2004

Pinakamarangal na Pamilihang Bayan 2003
Pamilihang Bayan ng Lungsod Agham ng Muñoz
Ang Pamahalaang Panlalawigan ng Nueva Ecija

Consumer Affair Council – Nueva Ecija
December 12, 2003, Lungsod ng Palayan

“Best Practices Awards 2002”

One of the five best cities
League of Cities of the Philippines

3rd GALING POOK AWARD
“Developing the Matingkis Farm -Tourism Project”
2002

DELEGATE

Congress of the International Theatre Institute
Madrid, Spain
September 22-27, 2008

ICLEI World Congress
City of Edmonton, Western Canada
June 14-18, 2009

Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines
Stockholm, Sweden
2009