Personal Information:

Nationality: Citizen of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)
Legal Resident, Pohnpei State
Family Status: Married to Mihpel Olter Susaia with two sons and two daughters

Work Experience:

Federated States of Micronesia National Government

FSM Ambassador to the United States of America Present
FSM Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China 2010-2015
Consul General, FSM Consulate, State of Hawaii 2008-2010
Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs 2005-2008
Secretary, Department of Transportation, Communications and 2002-2005

Pohnpei State Government

General Manager, Pohnpei Port Authority 1996-2000
Budget Officer, Pohnpei State Legislature 1988-1996
Legislative Aide, Pohnpei State Legislature 1978-1988

Educational Background:

University of Oregon: Master of Arts degree, Public Administration 1991-1993
Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science 1990
University of Hawaii, Manoa 1989-1990
University of the South Pacific, Fiji, studied economics 1982-1984
Kapiolani Community College, Paralegal Program 1980-1982
Xavier High School, Class of 1976

Civic Duties:

Chairman, Board of Directors, Pohnpei Visitors Bureau
Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, NORMA
Chairman, Board of Directors, National Fisheries Corporation
Delegate, Kolonia Town Constitutional Convention