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As an experienced Project Manager, Seiuli has a diverse background that has seen him work across different settings including government agencies, NGO, community groups as well as Pacific and Australian organisations. While passionate about technology and supporting organisations to embrace alternative technologies, Seiuli is equally enthusiastic about lifting the outcomes for Pacific people. As a director in his own business, Seiuli continues to lend his expertise and experience in developing simple solutions for complex problems.


Seiuli Ativalu Lemuelu 


Tauili’ili is the principal of Absolute Management Solutions, a conflict resolution consultancy specialising in the employment law area. He has over 20 years’ experience in governance and has assisted a number of Trusts back to stability as a Board member.


Tauili’ili Paul Stowers


Qualified as a lawyer, Debra has over 17 years’ experience working in central government and is currently chair for the Trust. She has held previous roles including strategic policy, legal, and operational at Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of Health and Le Va (NGO). Currently, Debra is the Policy Director of Pasifika Education at the Ministry of Education.

Deputy Chair

Debra Tuifao


Marisa Maepu is Manager of Pacific Health Policy at the Ministry of Health in Wellington. Before that, she worked in various policy and research roles at the Ministries of Pacific Peoples, Social Development, and Women’s Affairs. Marisa is also a published fiction writer and has written numerous short stories and children’s stories (in English and Samoan), many of which deal with the subjects of Pasifika culture and identity.

Board Member

Marisa Maepu