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Board of Directors

kevin chin

Director Kevin O. Chin, L5
Chairman

  • Term: 2011-present
  • Expertise: Private Sector (Project Management & Development)
  • Occupation: Director of Treasury, Koror State Government
  • Other Memberships: Member of Belau Thunder Chiefs
brengei katosang

Director Brengei Katosang, Esq., AIF®, L5
Vice Chairwoman

  • Term: 2016-present
  • Expertise: Private Sector (Law & Legal matters)
  • Occupation: Associate Attorney for Law Firm of Siegfried B. Nakamura
  • Other Memberships: Hawaii State Bar Association, President of Palau Bar Association
tutii chilton

Director Tutii Chilton, L5
Secretary

  • Term: 2011-present
  • Expertise: Project Management & Development.
  • Occupation: Energy Grants Coordinator, Palau Energy Administration
  • Other Membership: Financial Institution Commission (FIC) Board of Directors; Palau Visitors Authority Board of Directors
everdil rechebei

Director Everdil Rechebei
Treasurer

  • Term: 2019-2022
  • Expertise: Financial Management
  • Occupation: Chief Financial Officer/Finance & Accounting Manager, Civil Service Pension Plan
  • Other Memberships: National Development Bank of Palau Board
elbuchel sadang

Director Elbuchel Sadang
Ex-Officio Member

  • Term: 2013-present
  • Expertise: Financial Management
  • Occupation: Minister, ROP Ministry of Finance
  • Other Membership: Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) Board; Palau Conservation Society Board of Directors; APAFS Board of Governors
f. umiich sengebau

Director F. Umiich Sengebau, L5
Ex-Officio Member

  • Term: 2013-present
  • Expertise: Conservation Planning, Science and Management
  • Occupation: Minister of Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment & Tourism (MNRET)
  • Other Memberships: Palau Conservation Society (PCS) Board of Directors; Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) Board
ngiratmetuchel reagan belechl

Director Ngiratmetuchel Reagan Belechl, AIF®, L5
Member

  • Term: 2011-present
  • Expertise: Private Sector (retail)
  • Occupation: Private Business Owner
  • Other Memberships: Palau Public Utilities (PPUC) Board of Directors; Compact of Free Association (COFA) Board of Trustees
steven victor

Director Steven Victor, AIF®, L5
Member

  • Term: 2012-present
  • Expertise: Conservation Planning, Science and Management
  • Occupation:  Deputy Director, The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
  • Other Memberships: Pacific Marine Resource Institute (PMRI)
sue miller taei

Director Jack Kittinger
Member

  • Term: 2020-present
  • Expertise: Conservation Planning, Researcher, Publisher
  • Occupation: Senior Director, Global Fisheries and Aquaculture Program, Conservation International
  • Other Memberships:  Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions, Advisory Board Chair; Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, Chairman-Board of Directors; Minderoo Foundation, Global Fishing Index, Advisory Panel Member; Althelia Ecosphere-Sustainable Ocean Fund, Expert Board; Sea-web Seafood Summit Advisory Board