Convergence of leaders and advocates for a worthy cause
Established in May 2015, Gentlemen Bicol for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Inc. (GM Bicol) is a community-based organization and registered in the Securities and Exchange Commission in January 2020 as a non-stock, non-profit, and non-government organization based in Daraga, Albay, serving the Bicolandia communities. It is a network of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) leaders and advocates.
We aim to become a strong organization, working with allies in the public and private sectors, through training and education, community organizing and mobilization, and policy advocacy.
GM envisions a caring and inclusive society where every person is valued regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. We strive to promote universal access to sexual and reproductive health education and information, and health services.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Richard B. Hayag
Jan Edmund Dominic Bailon
Kevin L. de Vera
(MAN, RN, LPT)
Hon. Jurlan Buello
Freddie R. Boral
John Lester C. Rellama
Mark Andrew D. Sandro
Anthony R. Pielago
Elson Jay Mortel
BOARD OF ADVISERSS
Dr. Miguel de la Rama
Dr. de la Rama is the former Focal Person of Albay Local AIDS Council. He is a Journalist and SRHR Advocate. Currently, he functions as the Executive Assistant to the Mayor of the Local Government of Daraga, Albay.
Dr. Anecia L. Bailon
(RN, MAN, MAED, Ph.D.)
Dr. Bailon is a researcher and mental health advocate. She is well versed in community health in both practice and didactics. A former faculty in the College of Health Sciences of UST-Legazpi.
Hon. Howard Pem Imperial
Mr. Imperial is a Provincial Board Member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of the
Province of Albay. He was former Committee Chair on Health, and is a Reproductive Health Advocate.
Dr. Walter Randolph Jalgalado
Dr. Jalgalado was a Hospital administrator and an Academician. He actively advocates public health. Currently, he is a Board Member in the Province of Camarines Norte.
Dr. Jannish Alcala-Arellano
Dr. Arellano is currently Infectious Disease Cluster Head of the DOH Regional Office V.
Atty. Aaron M. Dimaano
Atty. Dimaano as a young professional dedicated most of his time to advocacies such as youth empowerment, sexual and
reproductive health rights, and education.