Organization

The PRLS Office of the Service Director supervises the entire management operations, organizes Mandate-relevant activities, evaluates the works of the divisions, oversees legislative analyses and legislative briefs, facilitates legislative talks and workshops, initiates stakeholder’s partnerships, and manages its virtual presence. It has two divisions that carry and deliver specific focal service areas.

(1) Legislative Research Division produces policy analyses, policy notes, committee bill reviews, policy commentaries, and legislative fact sheets, and conducts legislative talks and workshops.

(2) Legislative Measures and Legal Assistance Division constructs legal reviews, legal opinions, committee bill reviews, legal commentaries, and legal primers, including legal assistance on Parliament-related issues, and conducts legislative talks and workshops.

Below is the current divisional structure of PRLS:


Here is the proposed organizational structure of PRLS in the coming years.


Below is the organizational structure of the Parliament’s offices:


The Parliamentary Professionals of the Policy Research and Legal Services.


Due to tremendous cuts in the PRLS budget for the year 2022, a huge decrease in the job positions and corresponding salary grades was inevitable. And almost 8-10 technical and administrative staff were laid off.


PRLS Office of the Service Director

  1. Nassef Manabilang Adiong – Director II
  2. Nashrolah S. Langco – Legislative Staff Officer II
  3. Gurhan A. Adan – Legislative Staff Officer II
  4. Moh’d Al-Khaleel A. Bogabong – Contractual Plantilla; Legislative Staff Officer IV
  5. Shahid Calalagan – Contract of Service; Administrative Assistant 1
  6. Musthafa Mazhar P. Ali – Contractual Plantilla; Administrative Assistant VI
  7. Jamin Kanakan Lingga – Contract of Service; Administrative Aide 1

PRLS Legislative Research Division

  1. Vincent L. Casil – Supervising Legislative Staff Officer II
  2. Kebart P. Licayan – Legislative Staff Officer III
  3. Madani Amerol Sultan – Legislative Staff Officer IV
  4. Aisah P. Solaiman – Contractual Plantilla; Legislative Staff Officer IV
  5. Mc Erschad D. Pabillan – Contractual Plantilla; Administrative Officer V
  6. Lahmodin M. Balabagan – Contract of Service; Administrative Aide III
  7. Nazrin M. Adiong – Contractual Plantilla; Administrative Assistant III
  8. Junaimah M. Rasuman – Contractual Plantilla; Administrative Assistant III
  9. Humaid L. Disocor – Contract of Service; Administrative Aide III
  10. Michelle Retes – Contract of Service; Administrative Aide IV
  11. Defcon Israel M. Tan – Contract of Service; Administrative Aide III

PRLS Legislative Measures and Legal Assistance Division

  1. Hisham Nazz Ala Biruar – Attorney V
  2. Alianna Arnica A. Mambatao, – Legislative Staff Officer IV
  3. Asmin P. Abdullah – Legislative Staff Officer III
  4. Benyamen H. Salic – Legislative Staff Officer III
  5. Bai Zhan Jaena A. Sinsuat – Legislative Staff Officer II
  6. Saima B. Mamalo – Contractual Plantilla; Legislative Staff Officer IV
  7. Abdul Wahid I. Tocalo – Contractual Plantilla; Administrative Assistant VI
  8. Jameerol Rashad M. Baganian – Contractual Plantilla; Executive Assistant I
  9. Sunshine Rose C. Bogabong – Contract of Service; Administrative Aide V
  10. Afra A. Katua – Contract of Service; Administrative Aide IV
  11. Marc Herschad Dimacisil Pabillan – Contract of Service; Administrative Aide III

Thankful for the services contributed by:

  1. Anisah U. Lingga – Legislative Staff Officer II
  2. Muhammad Ashraf A. Sarip – Administrative Officer II
  3. Razul Kiram A. Ibrahim – Executive Assistant I
  4. Datu Rafsanjani M. Baraguir – Administrative Assistant VI
  5. Robin Christine M. Asbury – Administrative Officer II
  6. Datucan M. Ali – Executive Assistant III
  7. Nurhainon Lakim – Executive Assistant III  
  8. Mohamad Rayyan M. Domado – Administrative Officer V  
  9. Judy Ann A. Lubiano – Administrative Officer IV  
  10. Nor-Aiza R. Unas – Administrative Officer III
  11. Joharry T. Lacoto – Administrative Assistant I
  12. Aminola Olowa Manabilang – Administrative Aide I
  13. Mitra M. Sali – Administrative Aide I
  14. Mohajiroe M. Lauban – Need-based Consultant