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       of Pohnpei State Governor
   


             The Honorable Marcelo K. Peterson
                   Governor, State of Pohnpei





 



 

Date of Birth: November 15, 1961

Work Experience:

Engineering Aide                                                          1981-1983
Pohnpei Transportation Authority

Surveillance Reconnaissance Intelligence Group          1988-1991
USMC

Director of Community Development                            1992-1995
Kolonia Town Government

White Collar Crime Investigator                                   1996-1998
Pohnpei State Legislature

Insurance Underwriter                                                 1998-1999
Moylan Insurance Inc.
Tamuning, Guam

Mayor of Kolonia Town                                                 1999-2011
Kolonia Town Government

 Governor                                                                  Present

Educational Background:

Our Lady of Mercy School                                             1968-1976

Pohnpei Agriculture Trade School                                 1976-1980

Eastern Oregon State College                                      1984-1986

California State University at Chico                              1986-1988

Personal Background:

Married to Linda Suzuki

9 Children

Father: Loren Peterson

Mother: Enerika Peterson


FIVE STAR ECO-LODGE RESORT
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[Request for Proposal]
[Terms of Reference]

POHNPEI STATE STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN

[2015 ANNUAL REPORT]

'OUR SITE IS BEST VIEWED IN MOZILLA FIREFOX'

TEAM FSM TO COMPETE IN RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES

JENNIFER CHIENG INVITED TO COMPETE IN BOXING WITH A TRIPARTITE INVITATION

By Jim Tobin, FSM National Olympic Committee

The Federated States of Micronesia will now be sending five athletes to this year’s Olympic Games competing in Swimming and Athletics (Track and Field) and just announced in Boxing.  The Olympic Games are from August 5 to August 21, 2016 in Rio, Brazil.  Late June, the FSM National Olympic Committee (FSMNOC) and FSM Boxing Association were notified by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Boxing Association (IABA) that Jennifer Chieng, FSM female Boxer from Yap State, received a....[Read More]


Kolonia, Pohnpei – Training to help improve the response to emergencies and natural disasters is underway in the Pohnpei State this week, with a focus on strengthening the management of the State Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and helping the state prepare and respond better to disasters such as strong winds and storm surges which frequently impact the coastlines.

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Office of the Governor- July 15, 2016 2:00pm; A Ground Breaking ceremony was held at the Liduduhiap waterfalls in Nett, Pohnpei, for the improvement of the trail leading to the waterfalls. Earlier this month, agreement  was signed by the Pohnpei State Office of Aid Coordination, Tourism and Economic Affairs and the owners of the surrounding areas near the Two waterfalls. The Project funding was made available by the FSM Congress through the FSM Tourism Fund. The funding covers the improvement of the trail to the waterfalls and picnic facilities to accommodate tourists and locals.

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Kolonia, Pohnpei July 11, 2016 - PohnpeiState  Regional Center for Cancer and Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Research through a National Cancer Institute (NCI) funded initiative.

 

On Thursday July 07, 2016 Dr. Neal Palafoxcurrently Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, and a NCI Principal Investigator with the University of Hawaii Cancer Center met with Governor Marcelo Peterson to share and discuss a  opportunity to develop a National Institute of Health designated Research Center of Excellence.

 

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Job Opportunities[Updated!]

Detailed information on the vacancy announcement relating to announcement numbers, duties and responsibilities qualifications, requirements etc, may be obtained at the Division of Personnel, Department of Treasury and Administration,   (FSM) College of Micronesia (COM), and the Division of Personnel, Labor and Manpower Development, Department of Treasury and Administration at Kolonia, or at the places where positions are located.

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