Shem currently serves as the Power Plant Operations Manager at the Marshalls Energy Company (MEC) in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Shem oversees men and women by coordinating day to day maintenance operations at the two Majuro power plants. Shem is involved in testing fuel samples for quality and efficiency. In addition, Shem uses his skill in AutoCAD to design engine parts that are obsolete so that parts for 30-year-old engines can still be made.
Prior to this position, Shem worked for United States Department of Transportation: Airport Division in Honolulu, Hawaii. Shem graduated from Kwajalein Jr/Sr High School and then attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he majored in Mechanical Engineering. Last year, he obtained his Master's of Business Administration from the University of South Pacific. Like many of the ELDP participants Shem has valued education and strong leadership, and is proud of his commitment to the Marshallese people.
Other Participants of ELDP Pacific 2017
CNMI participant Frankie Eliptico represented the 2015 class of the Graduate School USA’s Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). Twenty-two (22) participants from throughout the U.S. affiliated insular areas represented the … [more]
The Executive Leadership Development Program completed graduation ceremonies in Honolulu, Hawaii on Friday, June 14, 2013. Twenty participants completed the program, representing American Samoa, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, … [more]
Twenty (20) participants from throughout the insular areas represented the 2011 graduating class of the Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). ELDP graduation ceremonies were held on May 8, 2011, at the East-West … [more]
Calvert Birmingham was selected to represent the graduating class of the Graduate School USA’s Executive Leadership Program this past summer. Calvert currently works with the US Virgin Islands’ Department of … [more]
Ivan “Jimbo” Alafonso gave closing remarks on behalf of the inaugural graduating class of the Executive Leadership Development Program in Honolulu, Hawaii on September 18, 2009. Both the full text … [more]