Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza

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Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza
Governor of Cotabato
Assumed office
June 30, 2010
Preceded by Jesus Sacdalan
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Cotabato's First District
In office
June 30, 2001 – June 30, 2010
Preceded by Anthony P. Dequiña
Succeeded by Jesus N. Sacdalan
Personal details
Born (1972-02-25) 25 February 1972 (age 45)
Makikala, Cotabato, Philippines
Political party Liberal Party[1]

Emmylou "Lala" Jacolo Taliño-Mendoza (born February 25, 1972) is a Filipino politician. As a member of the KAMPI party, she has been elected for three terms as a Member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representing the 1st District of North Cotabato. She first won election to Congress in 2001, and was re-elected in 2004 and 2007.

She is the incumbent Governor of the Province, and the second woman Governor of Cotabato next to Dr. Rosario Diaz.


Primary and Secondary Education (1978–1989): Notre Dame of Kidapawan for Girls or now conferred as St. Mary's Academy of Kidapawan.[2]

Tertiary Education: Ateneo de Davao University[3]


  1. ^ http://www.manilatimes.net/black-friday/253515/
  2. ^ http://www.cotabatoprov.gov.ph/governance/the-governor
  3. ^ http://www.cotabatoprov.gov.ph/governance/the-governor
Preceded by
Anthony P. Dequiña
Representative, 1st District of Cotabato
Succeeded by
Jesus N. Sacdalan