Maria Valentina Plaza
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Maria Valentina Galido Plaza
|Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Agusan del Sur's 1st congressional district|
June 30, 2010 – June 30, 2019
|Preceded by||District established|
|Succeeded by||Alfelito Bascug|
|Governor of Agusan del Sur|
June 30, 2007 – June 30, 2010
|Preceding||Adolph Edward G. Plaza|
|Preceded by||Adolph Edward G. Plaza|
|Born||June 1, 1967|
|Political party||National Unity Party (Philippines) (2011-present)|
|Residence||Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur|
|Education||University of the Philippines Los Baños (BS)|
Maria Valentina Plaza is the former governor and current representative of the first district of the Philippine province of Agusan del Sur. She was Agusan del Sur's second female governor.
Early life and education
Plaza is the daughter of former governors Democrito Plaza and Valentina Plaza. She is also the sister of incumbent governor Adolph Edward "Eddiebong" Plaza and former congressman Rodolfo "Ompong" Plaza. She graduated from the University of the Philippines Los Baños with a degree in agricultural business.
Although a neophyte, in 2007, Plaza chose to run for governor of Agusan del Sur with the help of her brother Eddiebong Plaza. She won as the second female governor after her mother.
In the 2010 elections, Plaza was elected as the first representative of the newly created 1st district of the province of Agusan del Sur.
- ^ "Philippines Local Leaders". Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership.
- ^ Gaitano, Jennifer P. (June 13, 2016). "Security in place for Naliyagan Festival, says Naliyagan Foundation prexy". Philippine Information Agency. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
- 1967 births
- Living people
- Governors of Agusan del Sur
- Members of the House of Representatives of the Philippines from Agusan del Sur
- Women members of the House of Representatives of the Philippines
- Lakas–CMD politicians
- National Unity Party (Philippines) politicians
- University of the Philippines Los Baños alumni
- Women provincial governors of the Philippines