The President of the Philippines shall appoint the following subject to confirmation by the Commission on Appointments:

1.      Heads of Executive Departments

2.      Ambassadors, other Public Ministers and Consuls

3.      Officers of the Armed Forces from the rank of Colonel or Naval Captain

4.      Regular Members of the Judicial and Bar Council

5.      Chairman and Commissioners of the Civil Service Commission

6.      Chairman and Commissioners of the Commission on Elections

7.      Chairman and Commissioners of the Commission on Audit

**(Philippine Constitution, Article VII, Section 16)