Commissioner Agito is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and lawyer with 40 years of expertise in the fields of audit, law, governance, training, and administration. She was appointed ad interim Commissioner of the Commission on Audit (COA) on January 15, 2016. Her appointment was confirmed by the Commission on Appointments on May 25, 2016.

A career COA official who rose from the ranks, Commissioner Agito joined COA as an auditing examiner in 1976. Commissioner Agito was assigned in the audit of various government agencies and corporations as Assistant Unit Head/Assistant Auditor and as Unit Head/Corporate Auditor for more than twenty years. She has also audited Philippine embassies and other foreign-based government agencies. She joined the teams in the audit of the United Nations Headquarters and specialized agencies since 1989. Commissioner Agito was part of the Pilot Sectoral Performance Audit of the Government Housing Program in 2002 under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-COA-AusAID Project, and audit of Disaster Fund and other UNDP projects, among other special audit assignments. She was Project Coordinator for the COA-UNDP Participatory Audit project in 2000-2001. Commissioner Agito also supervised the Special Task Force on Flagship Projects.

Commissioner Agito was assigned at almost all of the offices and sectors of the COA, including the Executive Offices as Chief of Staff of then Commissioner and later Chairman Reynaldo A. Villar. She was promoted Assistant Commissioner, the highest career rank in the COA, in August 2008. She served as Sector Head of the Planning, Finance and Management, the National Government and the Legal Services Sectors of the Commission. Prior to her appointment as Commissioner, she was COA’s General Counsel.

Commissioner Agito was born in Bangued, Abra but raised in Baguio City where she finished both her grade and high school as a consistent honor student.

Commissioner Agito obtained both her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration-Accounting degree and her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the East. She passed the First Grade Entrance Examination in 1974, the Board Examination for CPAs in 1979 and the Bar Examinations in 1994. Commissioner Agito was, likewise, conferred in 1997 the Career Service Executive Eligibility for third level positions given by the Civil Service Commission and the Career Executive Service Eligibility in 1999 administered by the Career Executive Service Board.