Dr. Nathaniel L. Tablante (son of Dr. Tablante) turns over the portrait to ICOPED Director Liezel S. Cruz
During ICOPED’s Anniversary Online Celebration last October 22, 2021, a tribute was given to Dr. Nathaniel B. Tablante. To formally turnover Dr. Tablante’s portrait, a physical turnover ceremony was organized at the ICOPED Auditorium, CEM, UPLB last November 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM. The ceremony was attended by one of his children based in UPLB, Dr. Jose L. Tablante, ICOPED Director Liezel S. Cruz and some of the ICOPED Staff.
Dr. Tablante is considered as one of the pillars in the Agricultural Credit and Cooperative Institute (ACCI, now ICOPED) and cooperative sector. He was the ACCI Director in 1960s and has served different posts at the local and international level and was engaged in various international conferences. Dr. Tablante excelled professionally and was also a force to reckon with as a sports enthusiast. His competitive nature showed as he played Ten pin and duck pin bowling, swimming, as well as social dancing. Dr. Tablante was often described as passionate, hardworking, dedicated, and committed servant to those who knew him well. Indeed, Dr. Tablante truly fulfilled his mission in serving the cooperative sector, Filipino people, and his family. AMQuilloy