Guide to Women in Leadership
Republic of Balau/ Belu’u er’a Bealau Melikeok (Formerly known as Palau) (Universal Suffrage 1947) 1782-1940 British Colony, 1940-45 Japanese occupation, 1945- Part of the US Administered United Nations Pacific States as a part of the Federated States of Micronesia, became an independent state in free association with USA on 1.10.94 The Country is a federation af 14 states with own legislatures and traditional Chief's Councils.
Minister of Administration and Budget Sandra Sumang Pierantozzi 1996-2001, she lost
the bid for reelection as Vice-President in 2004 and Presidential Candidate in
2001 Minister for Administration
2001-05 Minister of Health
2009-10 Minister of State
Vice-Presidential Candidate 1992, Senator and Floor Leader
1996-2001, she lost the bid for reelection as Vice-President in 2004 and Presidential Candidate in 2016.As Minister of State she was in charge of Foreign and Domestic Affairs, International Trade and the Office of the Public Defender
1990-93 Minister of Culture and Community Development Dilmei Louise Olkeriil
and 2009- Attorney General Ernestine K. Rengiil
Acting Attorney General Katheleen M. Salii .
Appointed Judge in the Supreme Court as the first woman, Daughter of the late President Lazarus E. Salii (1935-85-88) and Christina Salii
Acting Attorney General Katheleen M. Salii
2009-13 Minister of Community and Cultural Affairs Tina Rehuher-Marrug
Last update 02.02.14