Vice Mayor Robert Mendoza Harnois is a former Police Officer of Cervantes, Ilocos Sur and Mankayan, Benguet. Before becoming a Police Officer, he was a Barrio Secretary for four (4) years of Poblacion, (now Barangays Concepcion and Rosario). He was also a Mines Secretary for four (4) years and then a Barangay Secretary under three (3) Barangay Captains of Barangay Rosario. After being elected twice as Sangguniang Bayan Member, he was elected as Punong Barangay of Rosario. In 2004, he was elected as Vice Mayor and re-elected in 2007. He is now dedicatedly serving as the Presiding Officer of the local legislator-Sanggunian Bayan Members.