Section 6 of Republic Act No. 8425 and Rule III, Section 2 (2nd paragraph) of Administrative Order No.21, Series of 2011 stated that there shall be a vice-chairperson for the government sector,

who will be designated by the incumbent President of the Republic of the Philippines also serving as NAPC Chairperson and a vice-chairperson for the basic sectors, who will be elected among the NAPC basic sector representatives and the following government agencies as members of the National Anti-Poverty Commission:

Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR);

Department of Agriculture (DA); 

Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE); 

Department of Budget and Management (DBM); 

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD);

Department of Health (DOH);

Department of Education (DepEd)

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG);

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR);

Department of Finance (DOF);

National Economic Development Authority (NEDA);

Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP); 


Executive Order No.118, Series of 2002

This directed the following agencies to participate in and be automatically invited to the en banc meetings of the National Anti-Poverty Commission:

Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC)


– by virtue of Rule II, Section 4 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No.11201, the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) was created through the consolidation of HUDCC and HLURB;

Cooperative Development Authority (CDA);

National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP);

Commission on Higher Education (CHED);

National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW);

National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) currently known as the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC); 

Commission on the Welfare of Children (CWC)


Executive No. 267 series of 2004

This enjoined the inclusion of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) as a member of the expanded National Anti-Poverty Commission


Executive Order No.342, Series of 2004

This mandated the inclusion of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the National Youth Commission (NYC) as regular member agencies of the National Anti-Poverty Commission.

Resolutions and other Issuances

The Commission on Filipino Overseas (CFO) and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) were included as member agencies of the National Anti-Poverty Commission.