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Calendar iconUpdated September 27, 2021

Sophia Santos Diaz is Staff Attorney assigned to the Administrative Office of the Judiciary of Guam. As legal counsel for the Judiciary, Sophia's duties include offering advice in all facets of administrative legal matters, including personnel and procurement. Outside of her legal duties, Sophia is also active in the development of policy and strategic planning. Her recent major projects include oversight over the Judiciary's component of a comprehensive criminal justice system strategic agenda, which is being developed in conjunction with Guam's Office of the Attorney General, its Public Defender Services Corporation, and the Alternative Public Defender offices; facilitating compliance for the Judiciary's law enforcement officers of the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission's academic and physical standards; and adoption and implementation of updated compensation schedules for the Judiciary's employees. In addition to her work for the Judiciary, Sophia also serves on the Guam Law Library's Board of Trustees and is a past chairman of the Board of Directors for the Guam Housing Corporation. Sophia is a 2001 cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame and received her Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University in 2004, where she was a Dean's Scholar. Sophia is licensed to practice law in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Sophia is married to Randy Diaz and they have three children: Haley Isabelle, Irish Dionicio, and Atticus Ephraim.

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American Public Education, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Graduate School USA

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American Public Education, Inc. today announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all the assets of Graduate School USA (“GSUSA”), effective January 1, 2022. GSUSA is a leading training provider to the federal workforce, with an extensive portfolio of government agency...

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Sixty-One American Samoa Government Ethics Officers Complete PITI-VITI’s Ethical Decision-Making Workshop

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On March 21 and March 28, 2022, sixty-one American Samoa government ethics officers, representing the designated ethics officials for American Samoa Government (ASG) departments, took part in a government-wide training initiative delivered by the Pacific & Virgin Islands Training Initiatives...

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Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) Meets Virtually to Discuss Vital Regional Finance Issues

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The Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) has successfully supported the Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) to complete its annual winter conference. On March 24, 2022, sixty government finance officers and officials from US insular governments convened for...

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Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Executive Leadership Development Program Participants!

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The Graduate School USA’s Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI), congratulates the twenty-three new Pacific Islands graduates who successfully completed the Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). A virtual commencement honoring current and future leaders in public...

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