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Hon. Ian Mark Q. Nacaya

Dugay na sa Konseho.

Serbisyo Dekalidad, Katawhan Prayoridad!

Date of Birth:

July 27, 1973

Place of Birth:

Cagayan de Oro City


Reina Advincula Nacaya


Zian Anthon, Andrei Jullian, Marian Ysabel


Retired RTC Judge Epifanio Tongco Nacaya &

Flor Quiblat Nacaya


BS Management, Xavier University

MPA, Xavier University



Councilor Ian Mark Q. Nacaya is a Lecturer at Xavier University Graduate Studies – MPA Program and COC-PHINMA Graduate School – MGM Program. Combine the right education and early life exposure in managing the affairs and operations of civic & religious organizations and local government units, produced a well-rounded, effective, dedicated, and accomplished Public Sector Executive, Administrator and Legislator. He expertly and strategically planned the preparation of various regulatory and social development local measures, ordinances, programs and projects and implemented them successfully during his tenure of office as the Chief Executive of the Barangay Government of Nazareth, Cagayan de Oro City, a community with more than twelve thousand populace. An elected LGU official whose track record in the service is unparalleled for having served two sectoral groups and represented them at the City Council as President of the Sangguniang Kabataan City Federation - Youth Sector (1993-1996) and Liga ng mga Barangay President – Barangay Sector (2001-2004), and elected-at-large six times as a City Councilor by the city residents - first in 2004, followed by the 2007, 2010, & 2016, 2019 and 2022 elections. Councilor Nacaya previously Chaired the People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB), a special body created by law that hears and decides cases filed by citizens against erring members of the Philippine National Police, from 2007 to 2013. He is the author of meaningful and landmark legislations in the city. Among them are the 10-Year Solid Waste Management Plan, the establishments of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Department, the City Economic Enterprises and Business Development Administration (CEEBDA), the City Management Information System and Innovation Department, the Public-Private Partnership for the People’s Initiative (P4) Ordinance, Traffic, Children, Youth, Scholarship and Women’s Codes, CLAYGO, the Promotion of Environmental Rehabilitation and Conservation Network Ordinance, and many others. He also moved for the enactment of several resolutions that urged NEDA of Region X, MINDA and the national leadership to prioritize the creation of Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro.

Presently, his peers elected Nacaya for the fourth time as the Majority Floor Leader of the 20th City Council. He was also catapulted to the position of Chairman of the Committees on Laws & Rules, Planning and Development and Innovation & Peoples Accreditation and Economic Enterprises. Since 2016, he was designated by the City Mayor as the overseer of the operations and affairs of two Executive Departments in the City Government: the City Economic Enterprises Department (CEED) and the East-West Public Market and Terminals, then at present the amalgamation of these departments into one organization, now known as CEEBDA.


  • Operations and Project Management

  • Governance and Leadership         

  • Legislation & Policy Formulation and Implementation

  • Parliamentary Rules and Procedures

  • Analysis and Resolution

  • Excellent Organizational and Communication skills 

  • Development & Strategic Planning/Management        

  • Office and Local Resources Management


City Council of Cagayan de Oro (2022 – 2025)

  • Councilor & Majority Floor Leader (2022)

  • Chairman, Committee on Planning & Development, Innovation and  People’s Accreditation

  • Vice Chairman,  Committee on Public Utilities (Roads & Traffic Management)

  • Vice Chairman,  Committee on Social Services

City Council of Cagayan de Oro (2019-2022)

  • Councilor & Majority Floor Leader

  • Chairman, Committee on Laws & Rules

  • Chairman, Committee on Planning & Development and Innovation

  • Chairman, Committee on Economic Enterprises

  • Member, Public, Private Partnership for the People’s Initiative (P4 - Selection Committee)

  • Overseer-designate for the City Mayor over the operations and management of the City Economic Enterprise Projects (CEED & EWTPM), covering the Public Markets and Terminals

City Council of Cagayan de Oro (2016-2019)

  • Councilor & Majority Floor Leader

  • Chairman, Committee on Laws & Rules

  • Chairman, Committee on Planning & Development

  • Chairman, Committee on Economic Enterprises

  • Chairman, Special Committee for the Revision of the City’s

  • Codified Ordinance

  • Overseer-designate for the City Mayor over the operations and management of the City Economic Enterprise Projects (CEED & EWTPM), covering the Public Markets and Terminals

City Council of Cagayan de Oro (2004-2013)

  • Councilor / Majority Floor Leader (Term: 2010-2013)

  • Chairman, Committee on Police, Fire and Public Safety

  • Chairman, Committee on Public Utilities

  • Vice Chairman, Committee on Finance and Ways & Means

  • Vice Chairman, Committee on Health and Social Services

  • Member, Committees on Tourism, Agriculture and Subdivision & Landed Estate

  • National Executive Board of Director, Philippine Councilors League

  • Representing Region X Councilors, PCL National Executive Officers

  • President, Philippine Councilors League City Chapter & PCL Region X

Introduced ordinances and measures that advanced and protected the interest and welfare of the city inhabitants, such as, but not limited to the following: protection and rehabilitation of ecosystem services, reforms in the City Public Markets and Terminals, maintenance of peace and order, establishment of the police beat (foot) patrol and police assignment assistance system (PAAS - grants supervisory authority to the Punong Barangays over the PNP members assigned in their areas of responsibility), reactivation of the tourism police section, protection of the environment, tourism development and promotion, quality and healthy practices and regulations, increase of sports development fund, increase of COCPO, BFP & many other agencies budgets as aid and assistance of the city government, augmentation of the number of CAFGUs assigned in the hinterland barangays, apportionment of the priority projects of the city in the COWD (water district) budget, scholarships to the poor but deserving students and education assistance program for the LGU employees, city incentives program for the investors, city executive and supplemental budgets, supply and property management, children’s development code, women’s code, traffic code, rationalization and realignment of city hall positions and personnel, local development plans and the adoption of barangay ordinances and accreditation papers of the civic/non-government organizations.lick here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.

People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB) of Cagayan de Oro City

Chairman / Presiding Officer (2007 - 2013)

Heard and decided citizen’s complaints or cases filed before the People’s Law Enforcement Board against erring officers and members of the Philippine National Police. PLEB is composed of five board members, representing the City’s Peace and Order Council (3), Liga ng mga Barangay (village) (1), and City Council (1).

Cagayan de Oro City - President, Liga ng mga Barangay (Association of Villages Council) 2001 - 2004

Ex-officio Member 

City Council (2001 - 2004)

Presided all Council meetings and represented the eighty villages of the city to the City Council. Introduced and implemented various local and village initiatives to make the annual city festivities livelier, like land and fluvial parades, competitive yet cordial Invitational Street dancing, cultural presentations and exhibits, marathon and many others. Promoted the health care program for the village officials, supported the Philippine National Red Cross activities (gallooner awardee), initiated the first city village Olympic, Campaigned for the holding of bi-annual village assemblies and beautification program, supported the city’s peace and order endeavors, and held educational tours in the hinterland villages in the city and other places outside the city.

Barangay (village) of Nazareth, Cagayan de Oro City

Punong Barangay / Chief Executive (1997 - 2004)

Presiding Chairman of the Barangay Council and the Barangay Assemblies

Effectively managed the village office and its resources and properties and the more than fifty employees, including the personnel of the multi-awarded Nazareth Health Center; appointed no less than forty village officers and employees; Promoted the development of talents and skills of staff; expertly planned and coordinated detailed tasks, established deadlines and budgetary requirements; enforced all laws, ordinances and policies within the territorial jurisdiction of the village; prepared and executed the village development plans and budgets; maintained the cleanliness and beautification of the village; constructed the two-storey day care center and the biggest gymnasium of all city villages; established the community postal desk and reading center (library); established the village nite cafè and herbal and vegetable gardens; improved the services of the Nazareth Health Center by acquiring medical and dental equipments, materials and medicines; maintained public order as the chair of the village peace and order council; organized women and neighborhood associations; conducted monthly Barangay Development Council meeting, exercised general supervision over the youth council; conducted annual sports and cultural activities.

Barangay of Nazareth

Chairman, Katarungang Pambarangay (Justice Council) (1997 – 2004)

Presiding Officer 

Presided, heard, and settled judiciously and expeditiously personal grievances and disputes between belligerent parties.

Cagayan de Oro City      

President, Sanguniang Kabataan (Youth Councils) Federation

Ex-officio Member, City Council (1993 - 1996)

Presided over the meetings of the Federation and represented the eighty youth councils/sector at the City Council of Cagayan de Oro. Introduced measures at the village and city levels that catered to the interest and welfare of the city youth, such as the following: establishment of the women & children’s desk in every police station and the rehabilitation center for the street children; campaigned for a drug-free barangay in the city; sponsored the annual sports tournament; celebrated the yearly youth week every second week of December and conducted katipunan ng kabataan (youth organization) assemblies.      

BUSINESS ENGAGEMENT - 2009 to present

General Manager Hauling Services

Manages family business engaged in rental of equipment of 10-W dump trucks and sub-contracting infrastructure and civil works.


  • Outstanding Leadership Award as the Regional Chairman of the Philippine Councilors League Region X, March 2013, PCL R-X

  • Outstanding Community Service Award as the President of the Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro. Given by the City Government of Cagayan de Oro, December 2012

  • Outstanding Parishioner Award for Distinguished Service to the Community and Exemplary Service to the Parish, San Antonio de Padua Parish, Cagayan de Oro City, 2009

  • The Most Effective Conciliator in Region X, Katarungang Pambarangay, DILG 1999

  • Four-Time National SK / Youth / NMYL Congress & Conventions “PLENARY FLOOR LEADER”

  • Recipient of XU Central Student Government “Blue Crusader Leadership Award,” SY 1991-1992

  • Recipient of Plaques, Certificates and Letter of Commendations from the following: City Government of Cagayan de Oro, City Council of CDO, Rotary Club of CDO, Philippine National Red Cross, Boy Scouts of the Philippines, XU-URO, Various Schools, National Youth Commission, National Movement of Young Legislators, Knights of Columbus Mindanao Jurisdiction, Columbian Squires Mindanao Jurisdiction, Philippine Councilors League, Xavier University College of Commerce.

  • Outstanding Club President as President of the Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro, RY 2011-2012, Awarded by Rotary International  District 3870

  •  Outstanding Leadership Award, Given by the Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro, RY 2011-2012


  • Sentrong Sigla (Center of Wellness) Award – One of the Top Ten Effective Health Facilities in the Philippines – The only Barangay Health Center having been cited as sentrong sigla in the Philippines while the other 9 health facilities were Municipal Hospitals.

  • Outstanding Lupong Tagapamaya (Village Justice System) in Region X, Philippines

  • One of the five Cleanest & Most Beautiful Barangays in the City

  • One of the Six Most Effective Barangay Governance

  • One of the Most Friendly and Peaceful Barangays in the Region

  • One of the five Model Baragays in the entire country to have access to a live national broadcast during the holding of the inter-active and functional barangay (village) assemblies.


  • Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan, Doctor of Public Administration (Present)

  • Earned 12 units, Doctor in Corporate Management, School of Business Management (SBM)

  • Master’s Degree in Public Administration (average grade of A-) 2007

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce, Major in Management (Dean’s List) 1993

  • Participant-Presenter in the 10th Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) World Conference, Hanover, Germany

  • Delegate to the 10th ASEAN Smart City Summit, Yokohama, Japan, October 7-11, 2019, October 21-25, 2019

  • Participant, International City/County Management Association Conference (ICMA), Mary Land, U.S.A. September 23-26, 2018

  • V-LED Southeast Asia Lessons Learnt Workshop, UN Habitat, Lepaspi City, December 12-13, 2019 

  • A Basic Course in Urban and Regional Planning (ABC in URP), University of the Philippines Diliman – School of Urban & Regional Planning, November 14-18, 2016

  • Local Public Finance Management, USAID, Makati City, July 6-7, 2016

  • Strategic Management Course, Asian Institute of Management (AIM), October 18-21, 2010

  • Local Administration Improvement (Philippines Executives) Course, Local Government Officials Development Institute (LOGODI) & Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA): South Korea, Aug 21-Sept 3, 2010               

  • Legislative Specialist Course, LOGODEV, February 2, 1993


Associate Professor 

  • XU Graduate School 2017 - Present

    • Organization & Management

    • Project Development, Monitoring & Evaluation

    • Local Government

    • PPBS Analysis


  • COC-PHINMA 2016 - present

    • Strategic Planning in Government

    • Management & Control of Public Funds

    • Management of Change & Development


Lecturer on Policy Formulation & Key Functions of Local Legislation, Xavier University Governance and Leadership Institute (XU GLI)

Lecturer on Managing Local Resources & Government Planning, Mindanao University in Science and Technology (now USTsP) - Local Government Academy (LGA)


 Proficient in MS Office and Internet applications.


  •  On Church Service

    • Grand Knight, San Antonio Knights of Columbus Council # 5863, CY 2006-2007 

    • Grand Knight, Xavier University College Council # 9621, CY 1991-1993

    • Member, San Antonio de Padua Parish Pastoral Council, CY 2006-2007

    • State Membership Director, Knights of Columbus Mindanao Jurisdiction

    • State Youth Development Director, Knights of Columbus Mindanao Jurisdiction

    • Director, San Antonio of Nazareth Little Angels School, CY 2006-2008

    • Member, Singles for Christ, (1995-2001)

    • Days with the Lord Batch # 6, XUHS

    • Chief Squire, Nazareth Columbian Squires Circle # 2311, CY 1989-1991

    • State Marshal, Columbian Squires Mindanao Jurisdiction, CY 1990-1991

    • Member, Mary Help of Christians, Legion of Mary (1985)

  • On School & Student Movements

    • Vice-President, XU Ateneo Alumni Association, Inc (XU-AAA), SY 2007 – 2008

    • Vice-President, XU Graduate School Students Association, SY 2001-2002

    • President, Xavier University College of Commerce Alumni Association, Inc., CY 2000-2001

    • President, Alyansang Atenista Party, SY 1992-1993

    • Member, Junior Executive Club & Alpha Club, SY 1991-1993

    • Chief Commissioner, Presidential Commission on Student Services, XU-CSG, SY 1991-1992

    • Assemblyman, XU-CSG Assembly, SY 1991-1992

    • Student City Mayor, XU BSC Experiential Exposure Program @ the City Government, Batch 1992

    • News Editor / Assistant Managing Editor, ENTREPRENEUR – the official publication of the Commerce Student Council (Entrepreneur Staff 1991 & 1992)

  • On Civic Organizations

    • Director, Boy Scouts of the Philippines, Cagayan de Oro City Chapter, 2019-2022

    • President, Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro – Club # 17025; R.I. District 3870, RY 2011--2012

    • President, Philippine Councilors League CdeO Chapter, Term 2010-2013

    • Regional Council Chairman, PCL Region X, Term 2010-2013 

    • Director, Philippine Councilors League CDO Chapter, 2001-2007

    • Secretary General, National Movement of Young Legislators for Region X, 2004-2007

    • Commissioner, BAP – Basketball Association Referees Commission, CDO Chapter, CY 1995-1996

    • Charter Director, Boy Scouts of the Philippines, Cagayan de Oro City Chapter

    • KOICA Fellow

    • Paul Harris Fellow




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