Director Danilo Versola’s competence for leading the DPWH Bicol as Regional Director can be traced from his decades of service on the various offices of the Department.
He was designated as OIC Director of Regional Office XIII in 2010 and OIC Assistant Regional Director of Regional Office XI in 2009. He started in the Department as a working student hired as a laborer at the Bureau of Public Works, City Engineering Office in Davao City in 1975.
Engr. Versola train in leadership programs for executives, policy appreciation course, professional growth through value clarification, environment impact assessment, project development appraisal, project management and supervision by PERT/CPM, project identification and programming system (PIPS), regional physical framework planning, development planning and investment programming, site supervising of labor base/equipment supported methods (for the supervision/management in the construction and maintenance of infrastructure projects).
Engineer Versola took and passed the Career Executive Eligibility in 2001 and was given a rank of CESO VI in September 2007.
He is an active Board of Director of the Philippine National Red Cross, Davao Oriental Chapter; Davao Oriental Chapter President of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers; Vice President for Mindanao of the District Engineers League of the Philippines (DELP), among others.
He worked on his Civil Engineering degree at the University of Mindanao and later International Harvardian University from 1970 to 1981. He got a study grant by the Australian Assistance for International Development (AUSAID) at the prestigious University of Sydney in Australia and earned his Master’s Degree on Urban and Regional Planning in 1996.
Regional Director Danilo E. Versola was born on August 8, 1953 to Demetrio and Severa from Caba and Naguillan, La Union. He is happily married to Ferlinda Amores and proud father to Daryl, Derek and Danica.