FASANOC elected Ms Finau Nagera as Vice President (VP) Finance, Mr Ioane Naivalurua, Ms Prem Narayan and Mr Jerome Kado as Vice Presidents.
Ms Nagera replaces Mr Kado as VP Finance and Mr Naivalurua and Ms Narayan replace Mr Joseph Rodan Jnr who did not stand for re-election and Mr Harvie Probert, who had served the maximum term of eight years on the Board as stipulated in the FASANOC Charter.
FASANOC President, Mrs Makarita Lenoa, welcomed the new board members and said that she is grateful to the incoming EB Members for agreeing to volunteer their expertise and experience for the betterment of sport. She said that she is confident that these elected Board members will provide diverse views and expertise that will further FASANOC’s collective vision to inspire the people of Fiji through sports excellence.
The 2020 Annual General Assembly has led to an increase of female representation with the EB now comprised of 6 women and 3 men.
Mrs Lenoa also took the opportunity to thank Mr Kado for his valuable contribution as VP Finance and acknowledged the significant input towards FASANOC’s continuous development by Mr Probert and Mr Rodan Junior.
A brief synopsis of the incoming Executives are as follows:
Ms Finau Nagera – Ms Nagera is currently the Assistant Auditor General at the Office of the Auditor General of Fiji. Ms Nagera has a Masters in Forensic Accounting from the University of Wollongong, Australia and has previously served the Fiji Institute of Accountants as a council member and also as the President.
Ms Prem Narayan – Ms Narayan is a Legal Practitioner having set up her practice in Suva in 2002. Ms Narayan has a Bachelor of Law Degree from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Mr Ioane Naivalurua – Mr Naivalurua is a retired civil servant having held the post of Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2017-2019 and was the Ambassador of Fiji to the People’s Republic of China. He is currently the President of Basketball Fiji.
Mr Jerome Kado – is a senior partner at PwC and has served FASANOC previously as the Vice President Finance for a maximum eight-year term from 2012 – 2020. Mr Kado is a former President of Fiji Swimming and the Fiji Institute of Accountants.
To mark FASANOC’s 70th Anniversary last year, FASANOC invited nominations for a new Excellence in Sport Award. The Award recognises individuals who have made significant contributions at the highest level to FASANOC, as well as the development and promotion of Sport and Olympism in Fiji.