WiFN-Fiji held its 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the 27th October following its official Strategic Plan and website launch.

Dr. Milika Sobey, WiFN-Fiji Chairperson spoke of the interesting history of the organisation, it’s revitalisation in the last year and the activities and achievement of 2016. Old and new friends attended and shared many interesting stories relating to women and fishing in the Pacific region.

The WiFN-Fiji Executive Board was elected at the AGM and now has a full quota of eight members. Congratulations and thank you to Dr. Milika Sobey, Dr. Sangeeta Mangubhai, Ms. Cherie Morris, Dr. Tim Pickering on their re-appointment. Also a warm welcome is extended to new members Ms. Hamidan Bibi, Ms. Mereseini Senioli, Ms. Lanieta Vakadewabuka and Ms. Meretui Ratunabuabua on their appointment. They bring a range of valuable skills and experience to the WiFN-Fiji Executive Board. WiFN-Fiji sincerely thanks retiring member Loraini Sivo for her time on the Board and sharing her time, knowledge, skills and enthusiasm!