Associate and Affiliate Members

Associate Members include the deputies and senior subordinates in the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPIs) Departments and Ministries of Health, as well as the local public hospitals.  PIHOA’s Affiliate Members are made up of 14 non-profit organizations that serve as pacific professional associations and technical agencies in the USAPI region who provide health services and programs with similar purposes and objectives as PIHOA.

 

Associate Members

Mr. Kapilly Capelle, Director

FSM – Pohnpei State Department of Health Services
P.O. Box 189
Nett, Pohnpei, FSM 96941
Email: kcapelle@fsmhealth.fm  

Dr. Livinson Taulung, Director

FSM – Kosrae State Department of Health Services
P.O. Box 127
Kosrae, FSM 96944
Email: ltaulung@fsmhealth.fm 

Dr. Aileen Tareg, Director

FSM – Yap State Department of Health Services
P.O. Box 148
Colonia, Yap, FSM 96943
Email: atareg@gmail.com 

Mr. Julio Marar, Director

FSM – Chuuk State Department of Health Services
P.O. Box 400
Weno, Chuuk, FSM 96942 
Email: jmarar@fsmhealth.fm  

Dr. Ngirachisau Mekoll, Director

Bureau of Hospital and Clinical Services
Palau Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 6027
Koror, Palau 96940
Email: ngirachisau.mekoll@palauhealth.org
Website: https://www.palauhealth.org

Ms. Sherilynn Madraisau, Director

Bureau of Public Health
Palau Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 6027
Koror, Palau 96940
Email: shermadraisau@gmail.com
Website: https://www.palauhealth.org  

Mr. Jack Niedenthal, Secretary

RMI Ministry of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 16
Majuro, Marshall Islands 96960
Email: sechhs.rmi@gmail.com 

Mr. John Faumuina, CEO

LBJ Tropical Medical Center
Fagaalu, American Samoa 96799
Email: faumuina.john@lbj.as   

Ms. Margarita Aldan, Director

Division of Public Health Services
CNMI Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation
P.O. Box 500409
Saipan, MP 96950
Email: margarita.aldan@dph.gov.mp
Website: https://chcc.gov.mp  

Mr. Jesse Tudela, Director

Division of Hospital Services
CNMI Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation
P.O. Box 500409
Saipan, MP 96950
Email: jesse.tudela@dph.gov.mp
Website: https://chcc.gov.mp 

Ms. Lillian Perez-Posadas, CEO

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority
850 Gov. Carlos Camacho Road
Tamuning, Guam 96911
Email: lillian.perez-posadas@gmha.org 
Website: https://gmha.org 

Ms. Therese Arriola, Director

Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center
790 Governor Carlos G. Camacho Road
Tamuning, Guam 96913
Email: theresa.arriola@gbhwc.guam.gov 
Website: https://gbhwc.guam.gov

Affiliate Members

American Pacific Nursing Leaders Council (APNLC)
President, Ms. Lele Ah Mu
Email: leleahmu@ymail.com

Association of USAPI Lab Managers (AUL)
President, Ms. Maria Marfel
Email: mmarfel@fsmhealth.fm 

Cancer Council of the Pacific Islands (CCPI)
President, Dr. John Taitano
Email: drtaitano@gmail.com 
Website: https://www.pacificcancer.org/programs/cancer-council-of-the-pacific-islands.html

Northern Pacific Environmental Health Association (NPEHA)
President, Mr. Thomas Nadeau
Email: Masatomo.nadeau@dphss.guam.gov

Pacific Basin Dental Association (PBDA)
President, Dr. Louisa Santos
Email: reikomega15@yahoo.com

Pacific Basin Medical Association (PBMA)
President, Dr. Robert Maddison
Email: maddison_robert@hotmail.com

Pacific Behavioral Health Collaborating Council & Certification Board (PBHCC/CB)
President, Ms. Everlynn Temengil
Email: temengil.ej@gmail.com 

Pacific Chronic Disease Coalition (PCDC)
President, Mr. Patrick Luces
Email: Patrick.Luces@dphss.guam.gov 

Pacific Community – Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)
Director General, Dr. Colin Tukuitonga
Email: colint@spc.int  
Website: https://www.spc.int 

Pacific Islands Primary Care Association (PIPCA)
Executive Director, Mr. Clifford Chang
Email: cchang@pacificislandspca.org  
Website: https://pacificislandspca.org 

Pacific Partnerships for Tobacco Free Islands (PPTFI)
Chair, Ms. Shra Alik
Email: salik@fsmhealth.fm  

Pacific Post-Secondary Education Council (PPEC)
President, Dr. Mary Okada
Email: mary.okada@guamcc.edu  

Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL)
President & Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Paul Hadik
Email: hadikp@prel.org   
Website: https://prel.org 

USAPI Pharmacy Association
President, Ms. Clarette Matlab
Email: clarette.matlab@palauhealth.org

 

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