FSMIS (January 31, 2014): On January 29, the nomination for Mr. W-One Williander to be the National Election Commissioner for the State of Chuuk was transmitted to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
As shown on President Manny Mori's communication to Congress regarding the nomination, Mr. Williander had been a member of the Chuuk State Legislature from 1997 to 2013, representing the Tolensom Municipality. He also had served as a member of the Tolensom Municipal Council for four years and as the Principal of the Nechocho Elementary School on Tolensom from 1989 to 1997 prior to becoming a State Legislator.
Information provided by the nominee shows that Mr. Williander has an A.S. in Education from the Eastern Arizona College in the U.S.
According to Congress staff, Congress deferred action on the nomination to its next session to be able to seek for more information regarding the nominee.
The post had been previously held by Mr. Necksin Bossy from the Island of Weno in the Northern Namoneas Region.
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