It was confirmed that there is a new Officer-In-Charge (OIC) at the Department of Tourism in Boracay in the person of Tim Ticar.
The confirmation was made by the Regional Office of the DOT.
In an interview at noontime Monday, Rene Cortum, the OIC Regional Director of the DOT Region 6 said an order has been given that Ticar is now the OIC and will take the lead role of running the DOT in the island.
Judith Icutanim, the DOT Officer of Boracay, will be retiring in the next days, the reason why Ticar was assigned to occupy the position Icutanim will vacate.
Meanwhile, Icutanim is still reporting for work at her office. The status of Icutanim and Ticar were promulgated by the DOT Order#13-2012, dated 7th of July of the current year.
The directive recognizing Ticar as the OIC of the DOT Boracay was made and signed by the DOT -6 Regional Director, Atty. Helen Catalbas.