Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia

The vice president of Federated States of Micronesia is the second highest position in Federated States of Micronesia. The vice president is elected by the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia from among the at-large members for a four-year term. The vice president is also a part of the legislature. The annual salary of the vice president is set to US$70,000.[1]

The history of the office holders is as follows:[2]

List of officeholders

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No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1   Petrus Tun
(1936–1999)
11 May 1979 1983 3–4 years Independent
2   Bailey Olter
(1932–1999)
1983 11 May 1987 3–4 years Independent
3   Hirosi Ismael
(1936–2008)
11 May 1987 11 May 1991 4 years Independent
4   Jacob Nena
(1941–2022)
11 May 1991 8 November 1996 5 years, 181 days Independent
5   Leo Falcam
(1935–2018)
8 May 1997 11 May 1999 2 years, 3 days Independent
6   Redley A. Killion
(born 1951)
11 May 1999 11 May 2007 8 years Independent
7   Alik Alik
(born 1953)
11 May 2007 11 May 2015 8 years Independent
8   Yosiwo George
(1941–2022)
11 May 2015 13 August 2022 7 years, 94 days Independent
9   Aren Palik 13 September 2022[3] Incumbent 1 year, 314 days Independent

References

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  1. ^ TWENTIETH CONGRESS OF THE FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA. "PUBLIC LAW NO. 20-183" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Former_Vice_Presidents". fsmpio.fm. Archived from the original on June 13, 2019. Retrieved January 12, 2022.
  3. ^ "FSM Congress elects new vice president". Pacific Island Times. September 13, 2022.

See also

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