Papua & Niugini Union Party (PANGU)
Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament as the Member for Nawae Open Electorate during the 2017 National General Elections as a Papua & Niugini Union Party candidate. Re-appointed Chairman to the Culture & Tourism Parliamentary Committee in the Marape-Steven Government in June 2019.
Past: First elected to the 6th National Parliament in the 1997 General Elections for the Nawae Open seat. Member of Emergency Committee-Deputy Chair, Public Accounts Committee, Public Works Committee from July 1997-March 1998. Administrative Services Referral Committee, Health and Family Welfare Referral Committee-Deputy Chair, Lands and Environment Referral Committee July 1997-July 1998. Appointed member of the Public Works Committee and Assistant Speaker from November 1999, Plans and Estimates Committee-Chair from April 2000 to December 2000 and Government Whip in December 2000. First Term in Parliament 1997-2002, Public Accounts Committee Member, Assistant Speaker, Chairman Budget & Estimates, Government Whip. Appointed Culture and Tourism Committee-Chairman on the 29/09/2017 under the O'Neill-Abel Government.
Religion: Christianity- Lutheran
Primary Education: Completed Primary Education from Lutheran Erial School, 1963-1966,
Secondary Education: None
Tertiary Education: None
Achievements: Order of British Empire (OBE) and Community Service Medal (CSM)
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Chairman Nawaeb Lutheran High School (2007-2016)
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