Abelardo "Bebe" Colina Almario
Board Member - Second District



  • Elementary: Anahawan Central School
  • High School: Holy Rosary Academy, St. Anthony High School, and University of Southern Leyte
  • Bachelor of Laws (1961), University of the Visayas, Cebu City, and Southwestern University, Cebu City
  • Passed the 1962 Bar Exams (first time)
  • Taken up units in Master of Laws (1973), University of Southern Philippines, Cebu City
  • Master in Management for Executives and Managers (MM-ExM),(1984), University of San Jose Recoletos, Cebu City
  • Schoolings at UP Asian Labor Educational Center, UP School of Labor and Industrial relations, and UP Law Center


  • Second Grade Civil Service (General Clerical) Examinations – November 24, 1956
  • Interpreter, Court of First Instance, Maasin City, Southern Leyte – October 1, 1962-July 1963
  • Former Municipal Councilor at age 23, Anahawan, Southern Leyte
  • Former Provincial Board Secretary, Barangay Captain and ABC Director
  • Member, Cebu City Review Committee and Anti-Indecency Board, Cebu City 1987
  • Member, Public Order, Safety and Security Board (now CITOM), Cebu City
  • Appointed City Judge, Cebu City, by President Fidel V. Ramos – did not assume


  • Private Law Practice Since 1963
  • Battalion commander, UVROTC, 1957
  • ROTC Tactical Officer, Southwestern University, Cebu City 1957-1961
  • College Instructor, Southwestern University, Cebu City 1968-1979
  • Vice President, Sweet Lines Inc., Cebu City 1968-1986
  • Former Legal Counsel and Head energy Pilferage Control Staff, Visayan Electric Company, Inc., Cebu City


  • Presently Member of the Provincial Board Members League of the Philippines
  • Presently Columnist, Southern Leyte Balita
  • Managing Editor and Columnist, the Quill, Southwestern University, Cebu City, 1960-1961
  • Legal Counsel, Cebu Association of Media Practitioners, Cebu City, 1987
  • President, Cebu Tri-Media Association, Cebu City, 1988-1990
  • Founding Member, Cebu Council of Media Leaders with Atty. Pacheco Seares, Cebu City
  • Former Radio Broadcaster, DYRC, Manila Broadcasting Corporation
  • Former Columnist, the Visayan Herald and Cebu Insight Magazine, Cebu City
  • Past Chapter President and Member, Second House of Delegates, Integrated Bar of the Philippines
  • Past Officer, Parents_Teacher Association, holy Rosary School of Pardo & Don Bosco Technical H. S., Cebu City
  • Past President, Katilingbang Leyteño sa Sugbo, Cebu City
  • Past Director, Cebu Breakfast Club, Cebu City
  • Past Chairman, South Cebu City Scouting District
  • Past Legal Counsel, Southern Sector, Association of Barangay Councils, Cebu City
  • Officer/Member, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Philippine Eagles
  • Charter Member, Rotary Club of El Prado, Cebu City