Mr. Jose Marcel S. Laud (center) took his oath of office before DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu via Zoom Meeting on March 9, 2021 as the newly appointed Chief Science Research Specialist of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. V (MGB R.O.-V). 

Chief Laud shall be the Head of the Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division of MGB R.O.-V which is in-charge of the evaluation and monitoring of implementation of programs and investigate incidents and complaints on mine safety and health, environmental management, and social development. The oath taking was witnessed by the RD Guillermo A. Molina, Jr. IV and Engr. Daniel S. Sombanon, the Chief Admin.