The Republic of The Marshall Islands/Majol (Female Suffrage 1947) In 1886 it became a German Protectorate, 1914 under Japanese Control under the League of Nations, 1947 part of the as part of the United States-administrated United Nations’ Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands, internal self-rule 1970, Independent 1990 in free association with USA
Also see Marshall Heads of State
President of the Public Service Commission Marie Maddison
1980s Secretary of Social Service
1980s Secretary of Health
Circa 1992-94 Secretary of Education
1999-2002 Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade
As Foreign Secretary she was Deputy to the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Secretary of Internal and Outer Island Affairs Carmen Milne Bigler
She was the first female Member of the Congress of Micronesia around 1970.
Minister of Health Services and Environment Evelyn Konou
1994-97 Minister of Education
1997 Secretary of Education Sister Dorothy Nook
Secretary of the Social Security Administration Saane K. Aho
2001-05 Secretary of Finance Saeko Shoniber
She worked at the Ministry in a variety of capacities since 1987 and at the time of her appointment she was Deputy Secretary.
Secretary of Education Biram
2002-07 Secretary of Health
Justina R. Langidrik
Former Assistant Secretary for Primary Health Care at the Ministry of Health
Circa 2002-circa 07 Clerk of the Cabinet in the President's Office Amentha Matthew
2006-08 Secretary of Education Biram Stege
2006-07 Secretary of Foreign Affairs Viola Chong Gum
2008-12 Minister of Health and Environment Amenta Matthew
2016- Minister of Internal Affairs
Secretary of the Marshall Islands Political Commission 1977-1979, Assistant Clerk of Cabinet 1979-1981 and Clerk of Cabinet 1981-2002, the only female Senator 2007-12 as incumbent Abacca Anjain-Maddison lost her seat in 2007 after 8 years in the legislature. (b. 1952-)
2012-16 Minister of Education Hilda Heine
The only female Senator and the only person in the country to hold a PhD. She was Secretary of Education 1992-95 and 2002-04.
2012-16 Secretary of Internal Affairs Daisy Alik Momotaro
2016 Minister of of Internal Affairs
In 2013 there were 3 other female Secretaries.
Last update 10.02.16