National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
Zita Concepcion P. Calugay is an Assistant Professor at the National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines. She has been involved in researches, training programs and management consultancies in various aspects of local governance, such as organization and management, local economic transformation, health performance measurement, population and development, among others.
She worked as a University Researcher III at the Center for Local and Regional Governance (CLRG) and was involved in numerous researches and trainings such as (1) Organization and Management Study of the City Government of Tabaco; (2) Policy Study on the Proposal/s to Create a New Province in Camarines Sur; (3) Process Documentation of Community-based Participatory Action Research (CPAR) Projects; (4) Harnessing and Sustainable - Barangay Development Capacities (HBDC and SBDC); and (5) Course for Young Local Legislators among others.
She also handled field research and wrote case studies for the Local Governments of Infanta, Quezon and Maragusan, Compostella Valley and wrote the article entitled Contracting-Out as an Alternative Service Delivery Mechanism in Local Governments published in the Local Government in the Philippines: A Book of Readings (Volume III) by the UP-Reduction Action Teams (LPRAT) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) sponsored by the British Embassy in Manila, and for the Baseline Study on the Knowledge Use and Practices of Family Planning Methods.
In addition, she coordinated the 2003 and 2006 Local Government Leadership Awards (LGLA) that aims to recognize the exemplary role of local chief executives in the promotion of good governance and development in the country.
Prof. Calugay finished her Master in Public Management Degree from the University of Potsdam in Germany.