Samuel Lanwi, Jr.

Sam currently serves as the Deputy Director for the Oceanic & Industrial Affairs division within the Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA), under the Ministry of Resources & Development (R&D) in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Sam oversees a team of nine employees responsible for administering foreign, locally-based, and domestic fishing licenses issued under various fishing access agreements and regulated by law. In addition, Sam is responsible for ensuring timely collection of oceanic fisheries data through the maintenance of a fisheries database that captures fishing vessel details and catch data. Prior to this position, Sam worked with the RMI Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Honolulu, New York and Tokyo, Japan. Sam graduated from Xavier High School and attended the University of Scranton in northeastern Pennsylvania, where he double-majored in Political Science and History. Sam believes he can further contribute to the well-being of the people and Government of the RMI through his effective participation in the ELDP course.


Other Participants of ELDP Pacific 2013

Abigail Reyes
Angel Demapan
Artemio Hernandez
Carson Mongkeya
Caryn Koshiba
Debrah Lynn Kokis
Eunice Akiwo
James Lukan
Jenny Seymour
Kiaru Esahu
Marianne Teregeyo
Mark Rabauliman
Nathan Ilaoa
Rima Yamagishi
Ruth Matagi
Sophia Pretrick
Suzanne Gallen
Sweetyona Tulensru
Tapuitea McMullin

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