The National Committee on Monuments and Sites (NCMS), under the Subcommission on Cultural Heritage (SCH), is one of the 19 national committees under the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the cultural arm of the government. It is composed of volunteer architects, archaeologists, town planners, engineers, heritage administrators, art historians, archivists, heritage owners, lawyers, historical researcher, and other experts in the different conservation fields
Its mandate is to assist the NCCA in conserving the rich Filipino built heritage and its environments. Its main task is to formulate strategies, policies, plans, programs, projects, and networking for the protection of historic structures, complexes, and landscapes throughout the Philippines.
A Filipino people empowered to manage heritage structures and environments as integral to national development and national identity.
The National Committee on Monuments and Sites (NCMS) shall be the prime mover in the promotion and stewardship of heritage structures and environments.
|Ar. Michael F. Manalo||Head||Institutional – University of Santo Tomas|
|Archt. Jayson B. Portem||Vice – Head||Institutional – United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) – Center for Filipino Architecture|
|Lilian R. Manahan||Secretary||Institutional – International Council on Monuments and Sites Philippines (ICOMOS Phil)|
|Dr. Richard Daenos||Assistant Secretary||Individual – Luzon|
|Engr. Jainab Aimee Altillero||ExeCon Member||Ex-Officio / Institutional – National Museum (NM)|
|Ar. Benjamin Concepcion E. Empleo||ExeCon Member||Institutional – National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP)|
|Engr. Reynaldo G. Tagudando||ExeCon Member||Institutional – Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, Inc.|
|Ms. Kathleen DC. Tantuico||ExeCon Member||Institutional – Heritage Conservation Society|
|L. Archt. Elizabeth Hautea-Espino||ExeCon Member||Institutional – Philippine Association of
Landscape Architects (PALA)
|Msgr. Julius Perpetuo Heruela||ExeCon Member||Institutional – Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP)|
|Ar. Melva R. Java||ExeCon Member||Individual – Academe|
|Ar. German Janus Nino Guidaben||ExeCon Member||Individual – Visayas|
|Prof. Tirmizy E. Abdullah||ExeCon Member||Individual – Mindanao|
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