DO 52, s. 1991 – Reconstituting the Prequalification, Bids and Awards Committee, and Streamlining DECS Procurement Operations Amended by DO 27, s. 1992 – Further Reconstituting the Prequalification, Bids and Awards Committee DO 76, s. 1992 – Reconstituting the DECS Prequalification, Bids and Awards Committee

May 27, 1991
DO 52, s. 1991
Reconstituting the Prequalification, Bids and Awards Committee, and Streamlining DECS Procurement Operations
To:  Undersecretaries
Assistant Secretaries
Directors of Services/Centers and Heads of Units
Regional Directors
Schools Superintendents
EDPITAF Executive Director
IMC General Manager
Others Concerned
1.   In consonance with the provisions of Executive Order 164 and the amended Implementing Rules and Regulations of PD 1594, the Prequalification, Bids and Awards Committee (PBAC) is hereby reconstituted, as follows:
      Chairman           :    Undersecretary Edna F. Formilleza
      Executive Officer  :    Atty. Reno A Capinpin
      Technical Members
      Regular – Mr. Leovigildo P. Arellano
      Provisional   – (at least 2, one each from the  provisional and project-to-project basis to be represented on the basis of area of specialization)
a.   Dr. Achilles B. del Callar – Equipment, Instructional Materials and Paper
b.   Dr. Augusto P. Nieves – Civil Works and Furniture
c.   Mr. Menandro T. Aguila – Office Supplies
d.   Mr. Delfin B. Fernandez – General Administrative and   Maintenance Services
     Members on a project-to-project basis: Foreign and local assisted  projects:
a.   Asst. Sec. Ramon Bacani/Director Edith B. Carpio  –  Second Elementary Education Project (SEDP)
b.   Director Avelina Llagas / Ms. Lilia Tuason  –  Secondary Education Development Project (SEDP)
c.   Ms. Milagros Marcos – Agricultural Technology Education Project ( ATEP )
d.       Ms. Elizabeth Fontanoza – Agricultural Education Project ( AGRED )
e.       Mr. Felitio Lara – Science Equipment Fabrication Project ( SEFP )
f.        Mrs. Minerva de Jesus – IMC
g.       Engr. Israel Catabay – Regular School Building Program
     Members, Private Sector Representatives ( non-voting )
a.   Dr. Domingo C. Salita – Philippine Constructors Association ( PCA )
b.   Two other members representing PICPA and End-User Group
2.   The terms and reference of PBAC shall be those described in the inclosure.
3.   PBAC shall be directly assisted by a core of technical staff detailed from EDPITAF, headed by Mrs. Milagros Talinio hereinafter referred to as PBAC Secretariat, and shall be responsible for ensuring that PBAC’s procurement activities are systematized in terms of packaging, scheduling, and all such requirements so as to make every activity cost-effective and efficient. Miss Estela Ferriols is tasked to oversee the procurement activities and evaluation of the PBAC Secretariat.
4.   As the need arises, the Head of PBAC Secretariat is herein authorized to draw additional personnel from the project group/s concerned, in close consultation with its head of office/unit with the end in view of ensuring a timely evaluation of tenders and consequently approval of awards.
5.   Contract awards and/or procurement packages costing P500,000.00 and below shall be endorsed by the PBAC’s Technical Committee for approval by the Undersecretary designated for the purpose, while those in excess thereof shall be endorsed by the PBAC Chairman for approval by the Secretary in accordance with the pertinent provisions of existing laws, rules and regulations.
6.   The Seminar Room located in Hall A of Rizal II Building shall be used primarily for PBAC concerns. Those wishing to utilize said conference room may do so but must coordinate first with the PBAC Secretariat.
7.   The DECS-procurement Technical Committee and all such committees involved in local procurement are herein abolished and all their functions and records transferred to the newly-constituted PBAC.
8.   Wide dissemination of this Order is enjoined. This supersedes any memorandum inconsistent with this Order.
                                                                                                 ( SGD.) ISIDRO D. CARIÑO
As stated
DECS Orders: Nos. 29 and 78, s. 1990 and 49, s. 1991
Allotment: 1-2—(M.O. 1-87)
To be indicated in the Perpetual Index
Under the following subjects: