DR. ELMER T. DE PERALTA
Dr. Elmer Tugaoen De Peralta born on August 18, 1965, in Kiamba, Sarangani Province from good parents, Emilio De Peralta and Basilia Tugaoen De Peralta. His loving partner is Anne Marie Sarguilla De Peralta who is currently working as a COA Auditor. Vice Governor Elmer is blessed with three loving children, Earl Andrew De Peralta, Erika Aira De Peralta, and Emman Angelo De Peralta.
His primary education had commenced in San Roque Elementary School in the year 1978. After which, his secondary education was taken in Davao City High School, after four years. He completed his tertiary education in Immaculate Conception College as a Medical Technologist in 1986, and in the same year he passed his board exam. Moreover, Sir Elmer De Peralta pursued his doctorate degree in Davao Medical School Foundation, after 6 years he graduated at the same time acquired his license as a physician.
In 1997, he started his career as a Municipal Health Officer in his hometown, Kiamba, Sarangani, where he served for a decade. His desire to serve had never stopped. He ran as a Vice Mayor in 2007, he was elected and seated for 3 years. After serving as the second highest ranking official, in 2010, he was voted by the majority vote as a Board Member. He held different committees, particularly in Appropriation, Infrastructure, Disaster and Health.
Fast forward, last election May 9, 2016, he was once again declared by Sarangans as the legislative head if the Province by another majority vote. He believes that occupying this second highest post is not just a privilege to serve but an opportunity to exercise his willful duty to prioritize the five essential programs specially, acting on Environment policies, promoting Provincial Tourism Programs, Strong campaign on Codifications, building commitment towards legislative bodies, and giving importance of Economic Policies.”