OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
General Descriptions of the
Public Affairs Office
Office of Public Affairs is responsible for the Inter and
Intra-Governmental Affairs, Outer Island Affairs, External Relations,
Legislative Liaison, provide liaison and administrative support for Paramount
Leaders, and the Public Information.
Management of the Office of Public Affairs
Public Affairs Office is headed by the Public Affairs Officer
(PAO) who is responsible for the overall supervision and coordination of all
responsible areas within the Governor’s Office.
Following positions and responsibilities are critical for the
success of the Public Affairs Office mandates given under the Executive Order
which implemented the “2000 Re-organization Act” pursuant to Section 4-2(1) of
the S.L.No. 5L-140-00:
Legislative and External Relations Officer (L&ERO).
This person assist the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) in
coordinating activities and exchange information with the FSM National
Government, sister States, foreign governments and organizations outside of
Pohnpei; perform protocol duties in connection with visits of dignitaries to
Pohnpei; coordinate a program of submitting, follow up on progress and
appropriate action on legislations with the Pohnpei Legislature; coordinate
activities and exchange information with Legislature and Judicial Branches ;
supervises the U.S. Peace Corp and JOCV host family programs by receiving the
requests and deciding who will be the host families; and issue allowances to the
Local Governments Liaison Officer (LGLO).
Person who hold this post
assists the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) in coordinating activities and exchange
information with provincial entities; coordinate meetings of Pohnpei Chief
Executive Council (PCEC); coordinate the activities of the Paramount Chiefs in
the affairs of government; coordinate with the outer island governments matters
specific to the problems and opportunities of the outer island people;
represent Governor to the outer islands during field trip acting as Field Trip
Officer and also perform other duties as assigned.
Assistant Administrator and
Clerk Typist II
Are responsible for the budget
drafting, financing, filing,typing, documents routing and project supports.
Major Accomplishments this
successfully completed the task of the Pre-convention Committee by gathering the
issues that the people wish to be considered during the 2ND
Constitutional Convention and submitted to the Convention President.
As Chairman of the
Special Task Force on the Voters Information Program on the ten proposed
amendments to the Pohnpei Constitution, completed the task and submitted the
report to Governor.
staff support to the Pohnpei State Planning Committee on the development of the
State’s Strategic Development Plan.
4. Assisted in the
coordination of the inaugural opening ceremony of the new Administration
all the traditional leaders meetings (ketdih kan en Mwoalen Wahu).
to represent Governor on Public Hearings held by various Standing Committees of
the Pohnpei Legislature.
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