Mayor Manuel M. Butardo is the 21st Municipal Mayor
of Guinayangan. He was born on November 17, 1962 at
Guinayangan, Quezon. He is the eldest of the 4
children of the late Patrolman Vito Butardo and Mrs.
Emilia Macayan. He married Malu David-Butardo on
April 22, 1985 and they were blessed with 4
children, Harry, Glenn, Dale and Meg.
Mayor Manny is on his third and last term as
the municipal mayor. He graduated from Manuel S.
Enverga University with a Degree of Science in Civil
Engineering in 1985. He began his public service
when he was appointed as the Sangguniang Bayan
Secretary in 1986. He served honestly and with
utmost dedication in this position for 12 years
which made him endear with the people particularly
those from the rural barangays. He also served as
the Acting General Manager of the Guinayangan Water
District for 9 years (1987-1996) in which he was
able to improved the water supply system in Metro
Poblacion that is known today as one of the most
successfully operated water districts in the
Since his first term
as the local chief executive of Guinayangan, Mayor Manny
has initiated and caused the realization of various
development, environment, health and livelihood
programs and projects that helped the people of
Guinayangan experienced the present-day prosperity.
Agriculture sustainability and infrastructure
developments are still his major programs to this
date. His landslide victory in the 2000 and 2004 elections
where he won in almost 80% of all the 92 precincts in the
municipality proved that the people has truly given
their trust and leadership to Mayor Manny.