Vice Chair|PIANGO

Litia Niumataiwalu has a broad spectrum of experience and knowledge in the banking and finance sector. She is a business director and serves on various NGO boards with a strong focus on governance.

She is vice chairwoman of PIANGO and the Fiji Council of Social Services boards and serves as a national executive committee member of the Fiji YWCA.

Board Member

An executive Committee Member of the Cook Islands Civil Society Organisation (CISCO) Inc, which is the umbrella body for Cook Islands NGOs. Mr Mataroa’s involvement in civil society work in the Cook Islands includes work with the Cook Islands Boys Brigade and the Cook Islands Climate Change Network. He has his own CSO Organisation; Waste2Energy and is also a member of the Alliance of Aronga Mana of the Cook Islands. This body works on the Rights of the Indigenous People of the Cook Islands as Traditional Leaders.

Board Member

Robert Zutu is the Chairman of Development Services Exchange, the umbrella organization of CSO’s in Solomon Islands. Mr Zutu is programs director for ADRA Solomon Islands and is a former town planner.

Board Member

Mrs Vavatau is the former chief executive officer of SUNGO and current SUNGO Board chair. Shes an avid member of Goshen Trust in Samoa where she is curently an Executive member of the Goshen Board of Trustees.

Chairwoman PIANGO Board 

Sarah M. Thomas-Nededog, is Board Chairperson at Payu-TA, Guam and is Senior Vice President at Westcare Pacific Islands. Mrs. Thomas-Nededog is a staunch supporter for improving the standards of service for non-profits and for socio-economic development for Guam and Micronesia.

(Ex-Officio) Executive Director PIANGO

A development specialist that has served throughout the Pacific region, having served in senior roles including CEO of the Fiji Ministry for Women, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation and Head of the Pacific Women’s Resource Bureau for the Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Ms Duituturaga heads the 9 member team at PIANGO Secretariat as executive director.