Wednesday, 2 April 2014 9:58 AM

Transparency Solomon Islands Elects new Board Members

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) held its Annual General Meeting on Saturday 29th March 2014 at Hyundai Mall, Kairos Conference Room.

The AGM was held to reflect on TSI activities in 2013, detail its current and future plans, consider its 2013 financial report and elect new Members to its Board for 2014 -2015.

TSI is a registered Non-Government Organization set up to monitor and campaign against corruption in Solomon Islands. TSI wishes to announce Members of the Board for March 2014- March 2015.

Ruth Liloqula was re-elected as the Chair. Jude Devesi continues as the Vice Chair and John Taupongi also continues as the Secretary, both of whom retained their Board members executive roles. Tui Alu was elected as the new Treasurer. Other new Members include Andrew Muaki and Evan Wasuka. Former members continuing on the Board are Bob Pollard, Tony Hughes and Florence Naesol.

TSI congratulates and thanks the re-elected Chair and her Board for accepting their responsibilities and looks forward to their contribution in realising TSI’s aim for Solomon Islands of ‘Clean Government and Honest Business’.

On the same note TSI has thanked its former Treasurer, Rose Isukana for her contributions and welcomed the new Treasurer as well as new Members who have been elected to the Board.

“I am very pleased to have brand new and old members on the Board. The increase in the number of board members will strengthen the organization and provides invaluable contributions to guide and direct TSI in a more meaningful and effective way”, Executive Officer, Daniel Fenua says.

TSI re-elected Chair, Ruth Liloqula says that ‘we all know the challenges we went through and the kind of improvements that needs to be done. Corruption is killing us slowly and we are sinking into it. It is now time that TSI has to stand up and do its work and as Chair I would make sure the Board does what it requires to do’.

“I urge all interested members or groups who are willing to join and build coalitions with TSI to register with us. Together we can make corruption a thing of the past” Mrs Liloqula said.

Press Release: TSI