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eldp-white Mikaela Saelua

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Calendar iconUpdated November 21, 2022

Mikaela Saelua is the youngest child of Fiu Johnny Saelua and Catherine Dora Saelua. She currently works as an English Language Arts (ELA) teacher at Leone High School (LHS) in American Samoa, where she serves as the ELA Department Head. In addition to in-class instruction, she is an Advisor for her school's Junior State of America Organization, an organization dedicated to building leadership and civic engagement in students. Ms. Saelua is also the Co-chair for the LHS accreditation committee, where she works with faculty, administrators, parents, students, staff, and alumni to gather data and ensure the school meets accreditation requirements of the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC).

Mikaela holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with an Asian American Studies minor, from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is an avid reader, specifically of non-fiction/self-help books, as they offer her new perspectives on life.

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IGFOA Summer 2022 Conference Report Now Available

Calendar iconOct 03, 2022

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The Island Government Finance Officers’ Association (IGFOA) has met at least annually every year since 1999 to participate in professional development and networking activities and to advance an agenda for financial management improvement. IGFOA Meetings also provide a forum for participants to...

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Government Lease Implementation in the CNMI and Guam

Calendar iconSep 30, 2022

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From September 7-16, 2022, the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) offered on-site training to the Guam and CNMI governments to support the implementation of new lease accounting standards. The new GASB standards have altered the historical landscape of how lease...

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