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Hon. Fiame Naomi Mataafa
Party: Human Rights Peoples Party
Electorate: Lotofaga
Province:
Political Status: Deputy Prime Minister; Minister for Natural Resources & Environment

ACADEMIC HISTORY:
Primary - Malifa Government Primary School (Western Samoa)
Secondary - Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, (Wellington, New Zealand)
Tertiary - Victoria University, Wellington

New Zealand (1976 - 1979) - Political Science.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
 Matai Responsibilities

TERMS IN OFFICE AS MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT AND CABINET MINISTERS:

1985 - 1987
Member of Parliament (Lotofaga District) 3 - year term

1988 - 1990
Re-elected Member of Parliament for Lotofaga District.
Appointed Parliamentay Under - Secretary for Finance

1991 - 1996
Member of Parliament for Lotofaga District
Minister of Education

1991 - 1992
Held Ministerial portfolio of Youth, Sports and Culture, Museum and Archives Labour (Accident Compensation Board)

1991 - 1996
Re-elected as Member of Parliament for Lotofaga District
Minister of Education

1996 - 2001
Re-elected Member of Parliament for Lotofaga District
Minister of Education

2001 - 2006
Re-elected Member of Parliament for Lotofaga District.
Minister of Education, Sports and Culture.

2006 - 2011
Re-elected M.P for Lotofaga District
Minister for Women, Community and Social Development,
Public Service Commission,
Salaries Tribunal,
Ombudsman’s Office

2011 - PRESENT
Re-elected M.P for Lotofaga District
Ministry of Justice and Courts Administration

MINISTRIES IN CHARGE OF:

1991 - 2006
Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture.

2006 - 2011
Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development,
Public Service Commission
Salaries Tribunal
Ombudsman’s Office

2011 - PRESENT
Ministry of Justice and Courts Administration,

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

2006 - 2011
Pro-Chancellor and Chair of the Council of the University of the South Pacific, Suva Fiji. President of the National Council of Women

2011 - PRESENT
Film Censorship
Electoral Commission

This information is taken from the Government of Samoa Office Website.

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