Updated February 29, 2024
Patrick Ti’a Reid was appointed as the Public Policy Advisor under the Lemanu-Talauega administration in January 2021. His day-to-day work looks different on any given week and involves managing projects from Governor Lemanu P.S. Mauga and Lieutenant Governor
Talauega E.V. Ale in collaboration with various Executive branch departments, agencies, and Offices. His policy portfolio includes Covid-19, Climate Change/Resilience, Substance Abuse & Mental Health, and Veterans Affairs. His professional experiences in the past decade include working at various Executive Branch departments, the Legislature of American Samoa (Fono), and the State of Hawaii Department of Education. He is also a passionate community volunteer who has organized service projects. Mr. Reid is the current Chairman of the American Samoa Democratic Party and is also a proud member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Leone High School Alumni Association, and the American Samoa Tennis Association.
Mr. Reid holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Policy from American University in Washington, D.C.
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