Agricultural Science practitioner and academician, Dr. Gerardo Illescas Mendoza was born in the City of Malolos, Bulacan on 2 September 1960. He finished his bachelor’s degree in Agriculture at the then Bulacan National Agricultural School (BNAS) and joined BNAS as a Secondary School Teacher in 1983. Nine years later, he finished his master’s degree at the Gregorio Araneta University Foundation and became a Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Science from the same institution in 1996. He was appointed Director for Administration & Finance in 2003 and since then has become a prominent character in the administrative/supervisory level which led to his designation as Vice President for Administration, Finance & Business Affairs (VPAFBA) until 2007. He became VP for Academic, Cultural & Sports Affairs subsequently—worked for the funding of projects, development of manuals, establishment of facilities and accreditation of degree programs.

     Currently the president of the Bulacan Agricultural State College, “Pres. Gerry” is married to Dr. Bernadette H. Mendoza, a faculty of the Institute of Agriculture, to whom he has four children namely Conrado, Gerby, Gretchen and Gerardo Jr.

     Alongside his role as father of the College, he is also a lifetime member of the ISO Development Education Institute, Inc. and PanAsia Training & Research Institute.

    Among the researches he conducted are Mutation Breeding for Drought Tolerance in Soybean, Performance of Two Breeds of Swine Fed with Zeolite Supplementation in Growing Fattening Rations and Effect of Pronifer Supplementation on Cobb Broiler Ration.

    He is the third president of the Institution after it was converted into a state college in 1998, taking his oath of office on 1 February 2011. He is also the first alumnus to become president of the College.

    The President can be reached through email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or through office telefax (044) 762-1427.

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