The Board Members

Ex-Officio

Mr. Steven Mala

Mr. Steven Mala is the current Chief Censor of the Office of Censorship and has served two terms in this position with over 20 years of experience in the Public Administration. He has a Diploma in Management from the Divine Word University, Papua New Guinea, Certificate of Prosecution from Bomana Police College, Certificate in Methods of Investigation from the University of Canberra.

Board Member

Bishop. Veburi Dabada (Rev)

Bishop. Reverend. Veuburi Dabada is a representative of the PNG Council of Churches and a member to the Censorship Board of Papua New Guinea with 22 years of experience in evangelism, pastoral counselling care and teaching and church administration. He has a Bachelors Degree in Divinity and a Diploma in Theology from the Rarongo Theological College, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea.

Board Member

Mr. Ombone Kaiku

Mr. Ombone Kaiku is currently the Director for Policy, Planning & Research at the National Cultural Commission (NCC) with 39 years of experience in the field of social and cultural anthropology, cultural research and policy development, and is also a member of the Censorship Board of Papua New Guinea. He has a Master in Cultural Heritage Management, University of Canberra, Australia and a Bachelors in Social Anthropology from the University of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

Board Member

Mrs Loi Michelin Vele

Mrs. Loi Michelin Vele is currently the Director of Informal Sector with the Papua New Guinea Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PNGWCCI) with 15 years of administration experience in various organisations such as the PNGWCCi, Susu Mama, Papua Hahine Women's Council (PHWC), PCP Netball Association and Lagatoi Netball Association and is also a member of the Censorship Board of Papua New Guinea She has a Diploma in Library Studies (Library Science), PNG Institute of Public Administration, Papua New Guinea. She has has a keen interest in helping women who are underprivileged and unemployed to gain necessary skills in operating their very own Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Income Generating Activities (IGAs).

Board Member

Ms Theresa Jaintong

President for the National Womens Council

Board Member

Mr Adrian Au

Mr. Adrian Au is currently the General Manager for PNG FM Limited and a Representative of the PNG Media Council with 25 years of experience in the finance and management in various organisations as wells as the media industry and is a member of the Censorship Board of Papua New Guinea. He has a Bachelors Degree and a Diploma of Commerce in in Commerce Accountancy and a Diploma in Mirco-Computer Information Processing from the PNG University of Technology.

Board Member

Mr Norit Luio

Mr. Norit Luio is currently the Director General for the National Youth Development Authority and is a member of the Censorship Board of Papua New Guinea with 20 years of experience in the public administration. He has a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration from the University of Papua New Guinea.

Board Member

Ms. Josephine Pitmur

Ms. Josephine Pitmur is currently the Acting Director for Legal Policy and Governance at the Department of Justice & Attorney General (DJAG) with 8 years of experience in the law and justice sector of Papua New Guinea. She has a bachelors Degree in Law (LLB) from the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG), Papua New Guinea and a Diploma in Government (Management) from the IEA TAFE College, Papua New Guinea.

Board Member

Mr Eddie Sarufa

Mr. Eddie Sarufa is currently the National Coordinator of the Gender and HIV Unit with the Department of Education (DoE) with 10 years of experience in the field of education, gender and HIV. He has a Bachelors Degree in Education from the University of Goroka, Papua New Guinea and a Diploma in Education (Inservice) at the Port Moresby In-service College, Papua New Guinea.

Board Member

Mr Dominic Kakas

Mr Domici Kakas is currently the Suprintendent of the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC) and the Director for Media of the Police Services and is also a member of the Censorship Board of Papua New Guinea with 28 years of experience in the media industry and the law enforcement field. He has a Bachelors Degree in Journalism from the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG), Papua New Guinea.

Board Member

Dr. Paison Dakulala

Dr. Paison Dakulala is currently the Deputy Secretary for the National Department of Health (NDoH) with 31 years of experience in the field of Medicine and public administration. He has a masters in Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) and a Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the Medical Faulty of the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG), Papua New guinea. He has previous held various positions with the Health Sector prior to his appointment as the Deputy Secretary of the National Department of Health.

Board Member

Ms. Gayle Tatsi

Ms. Gayle Tatsi is currently the Executive Director for the Office for the Development of Women (ODW) with 24 years of experience in public administration and in the field of Women, Gender and Development and is also a member of the Censorship Board of Papua New Guinea. She has a Double Masters Degree in Social Policy and Women's Studies from the Wollongong University, Australia and a Bachelors Degree in Social Work from the University of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

 

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