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Saipan delegation to confirm SHEFA board reappointments

THE Judiciary & Governmental Operation Committee of the Saipan and Northern Islands Legislative Delegation on Thursday endorsed the confirmation of three reappointed board members of the Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance.

They are Francisco Cabrera, Ursula Lifoifoi-Aldan and Raymond Muna who were reappointed by Saipan Mayor David M. Apatang on June 18.

The committee conducted a public hearing on the reappointments on June 26 and received favorable comments from the mayor, SHEFA board chairman Oscar M. Babauta and Northern Marianas College Interim President Frankie Eliptico.

Cabrera works for the Department of Commerce-Workers' Compensation Commission.

Lifoifoi-Aldan is the chief probation officer of the local judiciary while Muna is an NMC management staffer.

The delegation chairman, House Floor Leader John Paul P. Sablan, said in an interview that they will confirm the reappointed board members in a session on Monday.

According to the delegation’s JGO committee members, “After much deliberation and based on the testimonies and overall assessment of the nominees’ credentials, experiences, the committee is convinced that they possess the necessary qualifications and leadership skills to continue serving as SHEFA board members.”