Public servant. Businesswoman. Community leader. Lot Manahan is a woman of many talents who has taken on various responsibilities in government and is ready to take on bigger challenges.
She started her career as a public servant early when she became Sangguniang Kabataan Kagawad. Afterwards, she served as Executive Assistant under then Antipolo City Mayor Vic Sumulong.
She later became a Consultant of the SK Federation, Secretary of Liga ng mga Barangay, Local Legislative Officer of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, Program Coordinator at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila and was finally elected Barangay Kagawad.
Her academic training has also prepared her for a career in public service. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila; a Bachelor of Science in Sociology at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines along with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Data Processing at AMA Computer School.
She is considering aspiring for higher office, specifically Punong Barangay of Barangay Cupang.
Manahan believes she could make a difference and has all the qualities, training and unique experience to make a good Punong Barangay for Barangay Cupang.
“Naniniwala akong maisasakatuparan ko at ng aking mga kasama ang maayos at makabuluhan naming programa at platapormang pambarangay, sa tulong ng aming kasanayan, kaalaman at dedikasyon maglingkod sa mamamayan,” said Manahan.
And although an election could be a contentious time, Manahan appealed to all concerned to help ensure a peaceful and calm election.
“Ang eleksyon ay isang araw lang. Ang lahat ng lalahok dito ay makakaranas ng mixed emotions. Kasi dumadaan sa kampanya. Dumadaan kayo sa kumbinsihan sa mga tao,” said Manahan.
“Ang akin lamang po, sikapin po natin, lalong lalo na sa mga kandidato na maging maayos, maging payapa at maging best example tayo sa mga nasasakupan natin.”
She prayed that after the election, everyone concerned can come together, cooperate and work hand-in-hand for the benefit of the barangay.
“Ang araw ng eleksyon ay isang araw lang. At lahat tayo, pagkatapos ng eleksyon ay kailangan magtrabaho. Maging kalmado tayo. Walang dahas upang maging payapa ang ating eleksyon,” said Manahan.