Hon Therese Naru Kaetavara

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Hon Therese Naru Kaetavara

Party: N/A

Electorate: South - Women's Regional

Province: AROB

Political Status: Member of Parliament

QUALIFICATIONS:
1974: Business Administration and Stenography, Rabaul Secretarial College (RabSec), East New Britain
1995: Diploma in Theology, Christian Leaders Training College, Western Highlands Province (now Jiwaka)
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
1975-1978: Department Steno-Secretary, University of Papua New Guinea, Waigani Campus
1979-1980: Steno-Secretary, Office of the Premier, North Solomons Provincial Government
1981-1986: Executive Secretary, Bougainville Copper Limited
1987-1989: Regional Manageress, DHL International Worldwide Express, Bougainville Agency; and Member of IATA (International Air Transport Association)
1990-1991: Involuntary leave due to Bougainville Crisis GoPNG Blockade
1992-1995: Theological Training, Christian Leaders Training College, WHP (now Jiwaka)
1996-1998: Trainer, Gavuvu Bible College, South Seas Evangelical Church, WNBP
1999-2006: Regional Women’s Coordinator, Missions and SME Development, South Seas Evangelical Church: New Guinea Islands Region, Highlands Region and Southern Region
2007-2009: Administrative Secretary, Christian Leaders Training College Administration, Jiwaka
2010-2015: Personal Assistant to the Business Manager, Christian Leaders Training College Business arm, Jiwaka
2016: Manageress, Christian Leaders Training College Guest House, Jiwaka
2017: (Retired) Community Volunteer and Nazareth Center for Rehabilitation Representative, Bana District, ARoB
2018-May 2020: Ward Chair, Sove Ward, Baba Constituency, Bana District, ARoB
 
KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Business Management, Administration, Budgeting, Finance, Stenography, Womens Development, Human Rights, Theology and Theological Education, Politics, Policy and Governance, Peace-building.
 
Other Areas of Interest: Music, Church Mission, Voluteerism, Sports
Marital Status: Widow