Mayor Doña Cresencia R. Tesoro

Municipal Mayor


Mayor Doña Cresencia R. Tesoro was born on April 5, 1991 to Mayor Benjamin D. Tesoro and Cresencia Reyes, she started her Political Career as a Councilor (2013-2016) and Vice Mayor (2016-2019) and became the Mayor of San Manuel, Tarlac (2019 to Present). She is one of the youngest in the Philippines to get that post.

Mayor Donya finished her High School Education at the OB Montessori Center, Inc. Greenhills (2004-2008) and graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Communication at Miriam College (2008-2012) and consequently got her Master in Public Management at the Ateneo De Manila University (2016-2018).

She held various government post such as member, Air Force Reserve Command Multi-Stakeholders Advisory Board (2021-Present), Interim President, National Movement for Young Legislators (NVML) Tarlac Chapter (2016-2019), Vice President, Vice Mayor’s League Tarlac Chapter (2016-2019), Board Officer, Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines Inc. Executive Board, National Executive Board Member, Executive Vice President, Lady Local Legislator’s League of the Philippines (4L) (2013-2016), AFP Reserved Force, Captain (2021-Present).

Mayor Donya is also the youngest and first woman to lead the town, she already did extraordinary accomplishments during her first term in office. Her experiences as Municipal Councilor and Municipal Vice Mayor were substantial in her task as the Local Chief Executive, she is continuing to bring about change in terms of economic development and stability of the town and there is no doubt that her vision will catapult her beloved town to greater heights.