Secretary of Transportation (Philippines)

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Secretary of Transportation
Kalihim ng Transportasyon
Department of Transportation (Philippines).svg
Official seal of the
Department of Transportation
Arthur Tugade Aug 2017.jpg
Incumbent
Arthur Tugade

since June 30, 2016
Appointer The President with the consent of the Commission on Appointments
Term length No fixed term
Inaugural holder Maximo Paterno
Formation January 23, 1899
Website www.dotr.gov.ph

The Secretary of Transportation (Filipino: Kalihim ng Transportasyon) is the Cabinet of the Philippines member in charge of the Department of Transportation.

The current Secretary is Arthur Tugade, who assumed office on June 30, 2016.

List of Secretaries of Transportation[edit]

(*) Acting Capacity

# Name Term Began Term Ended President
Minister of Public Works and Communications
1 Maximo Paterno January 21, 1899 November 13, 1899 Emilio Aguinaldo
Secretary of Public Works and Communications
2 Antonio de las Alas November 15, 1935 1936 Manuel Quezon
3 Mariano Jesús Cuenco 1936 1939
4 José Avelino 1939 1941
Secretary of National Defense, Public Works, Communications and Labor
5 Basilio Valdes December 23, 1941 August 1, 1944 Manuel Quezon
Secretary of Public Works and Communications
6 Jose Paez 1944 1945 Sergio Osmeña
7 Sotero Cabahug 1945 May 28, 1946
8 Ricardo Nepumoceno May 28, 1946 July 1, 1949 Manuel Roxas
Elpidio Quirino
9 Propsero Sanidad February 21, 1950 1951
10 Sotero Baluyot January 6, 1951 1952
11 Pablo Lorenzo May 6, 1952 1953
Secretary of Public Works, Transportation and Communications
12 Vicente Orosa March 10, 1954 1955 Ramon Magsaysay
13 Florencio Moreno April 30, 1955 December 30, 1961
Carlos P. Garcia
14 Marciano Bautista 1961 1962 Diosdado Macapagal
15 Paulino Cases 1962 1962
16 Brigido Valenica 1962 1963
17 Jorge Abad 1963 1965
18 Antonio Raquiza 1966 1968 Ferdinand Marcos
19 Rene Espina 1968 1969
20 Antonio Syquio 1969 1970
21 David Consunji 1970 1975
22 Alfredo Juinio 1975 1978
Minister of Public Works, Transportation and Communications
Alfredo Juinio 1978 1981 Ferdinand Marcos
Minister of Transportation and Communications
23 Jose P. Dans 1981 1986 Ferdinand Marcos
Secretary of Transportation and Communications
24 Hernando B. Perez February 25, 1986 March 1987 Corazon Aquino
25 Rainerio O. Reyes March 1987 1989
26 Oscar Orbos January 3, 1990 December 9, 1990
27 Arturo Corona 1990 1992
28 Pete Nicomedes Prado 1992 1992
29 Jesus Garcia July 1992 March 1996 Fidel Ramos
30 Amado S. Lagdameo April 1996 April 1997
31 Arturo Enrile April 1997 January 1998
32 Josefina Trinidad-Luchauco January 1998 June 30, 1998
33 Vicente C. Rivera June 30, 1998 January 20, 2001 Joseph Estrada
34 Pantaleon Alvarez January 20, 2001 2002 Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
35 Leandro Mendoza July 3, 2002 February 23, 2010
36 Anneli R. Lontoc (Acting) March 9, 2010 June 30, 2010
37 Jose de Jesus June 30, 2010 July 4, 2011 Benigno Aquino III
38 Mar Roxas July 4, 2011 October 18, 2012
39 Joseph Emilio Abaya October 18, 2012 June 30, 2016
Secretary of Transportation
40 Arthur Tugade June 30, 2016 Incumbent Rodrigo Duterte

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