Foreign Affairs and Trade
Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific Women) is a 10 year $320 million program. Pacific Women supports 14 Pacific countries to meet the commitments made in the 2012 Pacific Island Forum Leaders' Gender Equality Declaration and will work with Pacific governments, civil society organisations, the private sector, and multilateral, regional and United Nations agencies to achieve its intended outcomes.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    12

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Auditor

    KPMG

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 April 2013

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Member Dr. Audrey Aumua 1 September 2019 30 June 2022
Member Ms. Virisila Buadromo 5 February 2020 30 June 2022
Member Dr. Fiona Hukula 5 February 2020 30 June 2022
Member Director, Policy, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat  Mr. Paki Ormsby 3 July 2018 30 July 2022
Member Ms. Ethel Sigimanu 21 February 2020 30 June 2022
Member Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Disability Forum Ms. Savina Nongebatu 28 June 2015 31 December 2020
Member Ms. Lesieli Taviri 15 November 2019 31 December 2020
Member Speaker, Parliament of the Cook Islands The Hon. Niki Rattle 10 April 2018 10 April 2022
Member Pacific Young Women’s Leadership Alliance Ms. Yoshiko Yamaguchi 28 June 2015 31 December 2021
Member Coordinator of the Vanuatu Women’s Centre Mrs. Merilyn Tahi 28 June 2015 31 December 2020
Member Dr. Mercy An Siu-Maliko 5 February 2020 30 June 2022
Member World Bank Liaison Officer Tonga Ms. Natalia Palu Latu 28 June 2015 Determined by the appointer
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