The son of one of the most illustrious statesmen in the country, Gat Blas Ople, Board Member Felix V. Ople is one of the most seasoned public servants and legislators of the 9th Sangguniang Panlalawigan. He finished Bachelor of Arts major in Economics at the Ateneo De Manila University. He is married to the former Norelli Peralta and they have two children, namely, Ernest Blas and Selena Mari.
Board Member Toti once served as a one termer councilor in 1995-1998 and as a three termer municipal mayor in 1998-2007 in the Municipality of Hagonoy. For his outstanding performance as local chief executive of his municipality, he was honored as the Most Outstanding Mayor – Gintong Kabataan Awards in the years 2005, 2006 and 2007.
Aside from his current government position, he is presently the Vice-President of the Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute, a non-stock, non-profit organization that helps our Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) around the world.
He chairs the Legislative Backstopping Committee, Committee on Labor and Overseas and Local Employment and Committee on Peace and Order. He also serves as the Assistant Majority Floor Leader of the present Sangguniang Panlalawigan. Now in his third term of office, he is the designated representative of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan in the Provincial Board Members League of the Philippines (PBMLP).
Board Member Toti is also a member of the Provincial Peace and Order Council, Provincial Disaster Management Council and the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council. He is also the SP representative to the Emilio G. Perez Memorial Hospital Board.