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The executive officer is the Director, who carries out the policies and programs approved by the Executive Council or the Senior Staff as a whole. The Director is assisted by Deputy Directors, one each for Research, Instruction, and for the Bolinao Marine Laboratory.

All regular academic staff are actively involved in research, teaching, and extension functions. The academic support staff of the Institute consists of more than 100 full-time regular and contractual personnel. Part-time researchers from other institutions collaborate with the staff.

The Executive Committee

Dr. Fernando P Siringan
fpsiringan @msi.upd.edu.ph

Dr. Cesar L Villanoy
Deputy Director for Research

Dr. Rachel R Gotanco
Deputy Director for Instruction

Dr. Cecilia Conaco
Deputy Director for Bolinao Marine Laboratory