- Herbert Constantine Maclang Bautista
May 12, 1968 (age 53)
- Actor, Politician
- Agnes Gana
- Rosario Maclang, Herminio 'Butch' Bautista
Herbert Constantine Maclang Bautista (born May 12, 1968) is a Filipino actor and politician. He is the mayor of Quezon City, winning in a landslide in May 2010. He won a landslide in his 2007 vice-mayoral reelection bid. He was formerly vice mayor of Quezon City, serving under Mayor Sonny Belmonte.
He was born on May 12, 1968 in Quezon City to Herminio "Butch" Bautista (1940–), who became a two-term city councilor from the fourth district, and Rosario "Baby" Maclang (1947–2008), a restaurateur. He has two siblings, Hero and Harlene (married to Romnick Sarmienta). Herbert Bautista took Bachelor of Laws at New Era University though he was not able to finish it.
In 1992, he graduated from the San Beda College of Manila with a baccalaureate degree in Philosophy and Letters. Most recently, he was adjudged Most Outstanding Centennial Bedan Alumnus in recognition of his sterling contribution and leadership in civil governance and politics. He also has a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP-NCPAG). Bautista is also an alumnus of the National Defense College of the Philippines where he obtained his Master in National Security Administration (MNSA) degree. He is working towards his Doctorate degree in Public Administration and Governance from the UP-NCPAG.
From 1986 to 1989, he was President of the Kabataang Barangay National Federation and was appointed ex-officio City Councilor representing the Youth Sector of Quezon City. From 1992 to 1995, he was elected Councilor of Quezon City and was concurrently Chairperson of the Committee on Tourism and Cultural Affairs. He was the youngest Vice Mayor of Quezon City elected in May 1995.
Bautista became the youngest and first bachelor Vice Mayor of Quezon City elected in May 1995. After his first term, he ran for mayor in 1998, but lost to then-Mayor Ismael Mathay, Jr. Bautista returned to politics when he was elected as the City Vice Mayor thrice in 2001, 2004, and 2007.