Hon. Robert Ace S. Barbers

District Representative
Surigao del Norte, 2nd District

Chairman, House Committee on Dangerous Drugs

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-422
Phone: (632) 931-5001, Local: 7990
Direct: 4424151

Born Robert Ace Smith Barbers on May 31, 1969 in Manila, Philippines. He is the second of four siblings by Robert Barbers and Virginia Smith. He is married to Bernadette Sison with 4 sons: Robert King, Robert Jack, Robert Ace Jr., and Robert Spade.

Educational life
1977-1983: OB Montessori Center, Inc. – Elementary
1983-1987: De La Salle Green Hills – High School
1987-1990: De La Salle University – AB Political Science, Minor in Economics
2000–2003: University of the Philippines – Master’s degree in Public, Administration and Governance

Government service/political life
1987-1988: Elected SK Federation – Makati City
1998-2007: Representative – 2nd District Surigao del Norte
2007–2010: Governor – Surigao del Norte
2016-2019: Representative – 2nd District Surigao del Norte

Work history
1990-1997: President, Vintage Specialist Philippine Village Hotel
1995-1997: Director of Marketing Philippine Village Hotel
1994-1995: Director for Sales Philippine Village Hotel
1993-1994: Associates Dir. For Sales Philippine Village Hotel
1992-1992: Sales and Account Manager Philippine Village Hotel
1991-1992: Account Executive Philippine Village Hotel

Knights of Columbus, St. Andrew Council – Treasurer
Hotel Sales Marketing Association – Member
Political Science Society, DLSU – Member
AISEC Philippines – Member
Rotary Civic Action Club – Member
Couples for Christ, Quezon City – Member
Parish Renewal Experience, St. Andrew Parish – Member
Surigaonon Association, Inc. Manila Chapter External – Vice-President
Suriguenos, Inc. Committee on Livelihood Chairman

Community Organizing
Development of Youth Programs
Table Tennis