Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commandant, Admiral George V Ursabia Jr led the donning and oath-taking of Civil Service Commission (CSC) Commissioner, Atty. Aileen Lizada as 'Auxiliary Commodore' under the PCG Auxiliary (PCGA) Executive Squadron in Davao City on 23 April 2021.
Auxiliary Commodore Lizada said she was honored to become part of the PCG that she considered as “one of the most hardworking and dedicated agencies amid the COVID-19 pandemic”.
Auxiliary Commodore Lizada served as the former Chief of Staff of then Mayor, now President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. She served the Office of the Ombudsman in Mindanao and the Land Transportation Franchise and Regulatory Board before her appointment at the CSC on 05 December 2018.
Under the PCGA Manual 2012, the PCGA Executive Squadron shall be composed of individuals whose position and influence in the society could support the PCG in the attainment of its mission, under the supervision of the PCG Commandant.