Inos names more govt appointees


Gov. Eloy S. Inos has named more appointees to government agencies, including the Commonwealth Utilities Corp., Commonwealth Ports Authority, Civil Service Commission, Medical Profession Licensing Board, and Historic Preservation Review Board.

Inos appointed Albert A. Taitano to serve on the CUC board of directors representing Saipan. This initial appointment requires the advice and consent of both the Senate and House of Representatives.

If confirmed, Taitano will serve a four year-term to begin on the date confirmed by both chambers of the Legislature. The counting of the four-year terms starts on the date the appointment is approved by the Senate.

The governor also appointed Dr. Warren Creed to serve as a member of the Medical Profession Licensing Board, which will require the advice and consent of the Senate. If confirmed, he will serve a four-year term.

The governor appointed Jose R. Lifoifoi as a member of the CPA board. He will be required to file a statement of financial interest and other requirements.

Felicitas P. Abraham was re-appointed to serve as a member of the CSC. She will also be asked to disclose a financial statement to the Public Auditor.

The governor also appointed Barry Wonenberg and Dr. Elizabeth D. Rechebei to serve on the Historic Preservation Review Board. The advice and consent of the Senate is not required and the appointees will serve a four-year term.

Joel D. Pinaroc | Reporter
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