|Kapanganakan||4 Enero 1957|
|Kamatayan||17 Mayo 2010|
|Alma mater||Pamantasang Pambansa|
Si Rafael "Raffy" Puchero Nantes (4 Enero 4, 1957 – 17 Mayo, 2010) ay dating gobernador ng Lalawigan ng Quezon sa Pilipinas mula 2007 hanggang 2010. Siya ang pangkalahatang ingat-yaman ng Partido Liberal ng Pilipinas. Una siyang nanilbihan bilang kinatawan ng Unang Distrito ng Quezon mula 1998 hanggang 2007.
Personal na buhay[baguhin | baguhin ang batayan]
Ipinanganak noong ika-4 ng Enero 4, 1957 sa Polillo, Quezon kina Dr. Alban Nantes at Eufemia Puchero. Lumaki siya sa kanyang lola Eleuteria, mas kilala sa tawag na Nana Teryang, na isang mamimili ng isda. Tumulong si Raffy sa pagbebenta ng isda sa bahay-bahay.
Nang lumipat ang kanilang pamiya sa Maynila at nanirahan malapit sa Camp Aguinaldo, nagtrabaho siya bilang tagalinis ng sapatos ng mga heneral at iba pang opisyal sa kampo upang magkaroon ng pera para sa kanyang pag-aaral at pang araw-araw na panggastos ng pamilya.
Kasal siya kay Betty Buenaobra, ang Pangulo ng People's International Enterprises Company. Iisa lamang ang kanilang naging anak, si Samuel.
Education[baguhin | baguhin ang batayan]
- Elementarya - Camp Crame Elementary School (1970–1974)
- Sekundarya - Sibulan Barangay High School, Polillo, Quezon (1974–1978)
- Kolehiyo - National University: BS Mechanical Engineering (1979–1983)
- Post Graduate - Philippine Christian University: Masters Degree in Business Administration (1983)
Mga samahan at katungkulan[baguhin | baguhin ang batayan]
Samahang Sosyo Sibiko[baguhin | baguhin ang batayan]
- National University Alumni Foundation Inc., Pangulo (2000–2005)
- Boy Scout of the Philippines (Quezon Chapter), Provincial Chairman (2001–2007)
- Tipan, Governor and Presiding Chairman (1999–2007)
- Club Filipino, Member (1999) and Board Director (2000)
- Quezonians 1923 Inc., Pangulo (1999)
- Rotary Club of Lucban, Member (1998–2004)
- Southern Tagalog Inventors Association, Kasapi (1997–2002)
- Infanta (Quezon) Lions Club, President (1996–1998) and Adviser (1999–2004)
- Tau Gamma Phi Fraternity, Secretary General
- World Safety Organization, Kasapi
- Safety Organization of the Philippines Business Establishment, Kasapi
Name Position Date[baguhin | baguhin ang batayan]
- Neutron Broadcasting Network, Inc. - President at Chairman of the Board (1997–1998)
- Banahaw Utilities Corporation - President at Chairman of the Board (1995–1998)
- Neutron Battery Company - President at General Manager (1990–1998)
- People's International Enterprises Company - President at General Manager (1984–1998)
Mga karangalang nakamit[baguhin | baguhin ang batayan]
- Kapalaran Award 2002 (Outstanding Congressman of the New Millennium, Best in Public Service and Landmark Legislation), Asia Pacific Youth Outreach Development, Inc. on 27 July 2002
- Handog kay Itay – 2002 Celebrity Father Awardee for Public Service, 22nd National Celebration of Father’s Day, 16 June 2002
- Gawad Makamasa – Gawad Lingkod Uliran Award, 25 May 2002
- Hall of Fame Award – Top 20 Most Accomplished Personalities of the Philippines on 12 May 2002 (by ADE International Foundation)
- Leadership for Progress Awards 2002: Outstanding Congressman of the Year, Civic and Political Leader of the Philippines. Media Writer’s Research for Community Development and Progress, Inc., 16 March 2002
- Most Consistent Outstanding Congressman for the Three Consecutive Years (From 1999–2001) on 6 February 2002 – by Congress Magazine, Makati Graduate School, Berhard Lending Investments and Reserved Soldiers Union Who’s Who in the Philippines: 18th Annual People’s Choice Awards, Huwarang Filipino Awardee for Government and Public Service On 17 September 2000
- Most Outstanding Legislator Award, Media Excellence Awards for Progress 2000 – Philippine Media Research and Progress Report Inc.,
9 September 2000
- Most Outstanding Congressman – 11th Congress – by Phoenix Express Press Club, 2 February 2002
- Most Outstanding Neophyte Congressman of the 11th Congress on 15 December 1999 – by Congress Magazine, Makati Graduate School,
Berthard Lending Investments and Franco Cultural Properties Explosion System.
- Kapatiran Award 2002 (Outstanding Congressman of the New Millennium, Best in Public Service and Landmark Legislation), Asia Pacific Youth Outreach Development, Inc., on 27 July 2002
- The Golden Record of Excellence Award for Outstanding Inventor and Mechanical Engineer, Best in Entrepreneurship, given by the Sons and Daughters of Charity, Inc.
- 1997 Quezon Medalya ng Karangalan Awardee Lions Club International President’s Award for Humanitarian Service
Outstanding Lions Club Leadership Awardee
- 1998 Infanta (Quezon) Lions Club Leadership Awardee Outstanding Triskelion Awardee – by Tau Gamma Phi Fraternity
International Region, U.S.A.
- Southern Tagalog Inventors Association Awardee
- Recipient of Appreciation from the National University Alumni Foundation Inc., for exemplary achievements in PUBLIC SERVICE and ENTREPRENEURSHIP, July 2000
- Kapatiran Award 2002 (Outstanding Congressman of the New Millennium, Best in Public Service and Landmark Legislation), Asia Pacific Youth Outreach Development, Inc. on 27 July 2002
- Best Utility Model Awardee – DOST Inventor’s Week, November 2000
- Recipient of Congressional Commendation, Adopted by the House of Representatives (H. 163) on 28 December 2000 as Outstanding Filipino Inventor DOS Hall of Fame Awardee
- Parangal ng Bayan 2001 and Who’s Who in the Philippines National Excellence Awardee for Government and Public Service.
Kamatayan[baguhin | baguhin ang batayan]
Namatay si Gobernador Raffy P. Nantes, mas kilala bilang "Kuya Raffy" sa aksidenteng pagbagsak ng helicopter sa dalawang bahay sa Jael Subdivision 1, sa Barangay Iyam, Lucena City noong Lunes ika-17 ng Mayo, 2010, bandang ika 3:15 ng hapon. Katatapos lamang niyang dumalo sa palagiang seremonya ng pagtataas ng watawat sa Quezon Convention Center sa Kapitolyo, Lungsod ng Lucena, Quezon, Pilipinas.