Special Parliament Sitting on Thursday 11th, March 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Hon. James Donald, MP

James Donald

North Fly Open

People's Action Party (PP)

Votes Received
8, 204

Parliamentary Services

Current: First elected to the 10th National Parliament for the North Fly Open seat in the 2017 General Elections as a member of the Peoples Party, then joined People's Action Party. Appointed as the assistant Speaker on 01/09/2020. Currently a member of the following committees on Economic Affairs; Pensions & Retirement Benefits; Plans & Estimates; Public Accounts and Public Works, 1st term in this Parliament.

Past: Appointed Shadow Minister for Agriculture & Livestock and Fisheries & Forestry under the Pruaitch led Opposition between August 2017 and April 2019, then crossed over to join the Marape-Stevens Government in August 2019.


Religion: Seventh Day Adventist (SDA)
Primary Education: Completed his Primary Education at Gasuke Community School, Gr 1-6 (1990-1995), and Gr 7-8 at Kiunga High (1996-1997)
Secondary Education: Completed his Secondary Education at Kiunga Secondary School, Gr 9-12 (1998-2001)
Tertiary Education: Completed his Tertiary Education at Madang Divine Word University (2006-2009).

Achievements: Obtained a Bachelor Degree in Management from Madang Divine Word University in 2009.
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Worked with OK Tedi Development Foundation (2010-2012) then President of the Kuinga Rural LLG (2013-2017)

Contact Details

Parliament Office
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