Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim O. Sampulna (4th from left) is joined by DENR Association of Career Executives (ACE) members led by its President and DENR Undersecretary Atty. Jonas R. Leones (5th from left) in a photo opportunity when they welcomed Sampulna as the new DENR chief on March 1 at the DENR Central Office.  Leones said it is an honor to have a ‘homegrown’ career executive head the DENR. They are joined by ACE members (from left to right) National Mapping and Resource Information Authority Deputy Administrator Efren Carandang, Land Management Bureau Director Atty. Emelyne V. Talabis, DENR-National Capital Region (NCR) Executive Director Jacqueline A. Caancan, Strategic Communication and Initiatives Service Director Hiro V. Masuda, DENR-NCR Assistant Regional Director Al O. Orolfo, and Legal Affairs Service Director Atty. Norlito A. Eneran. ###