BONTOC, Mountain Province – Earlier today, Sports Development Officer Nicasio L. Calde took his oath as the new Provincial Sports Development Officer (PSDO) of the provincial government before Governor Bonifacio C. Lacwasan, Jr. and other provincial government officials.
PSDO Calde was accompanied by his parents, other family members, relatives, friends, and colleagues.
Calde joined the provincial government in 2021 following the retirement of then PSDO Arnaldo D. Petten. Prior to his stint at the provincial government, he used to be a head teacher at the Department of Education (DepEd)–Mountain Province and as a DepEd personnel, he multi-tasked as sports coordinator in the schools where he used to work.
According to the province officials, Calde’s appointment to head the PSDO is timely as preparations for the CARAA would soon commence. A sports enthusiast himself, Calde said that his experience in working with children at the DepEd and with schools would be instrumental in managing sports activities in the province.
The 49-year-old Calde is married to Eunice Cayabas- Calde, a high school teacher at the Otucan-Bila National High School, Otucan, Bauko. They are blessed with three children.
Calde’s father, Rex Perido Calde, also used to work as an administrative officer (now Supervising Administrative Officer equivalent) at the Provincial Engineering Office. His mother is Helen Kintapan Lupoyon – Calde.