New inclusion - Athletes Rep
The Athletes representative on the commission is dual PNG and American national Andrew Lepani. Lepani is currently the Manager - Sports Development with the PNG Olympic Committee.
He has a strong background in project management having served with the United Nations Development Program (PNG Office) as their programme officer.
His sporting career has seen him as a PNG football representative, PNGOC Athletes Commission chairman and ONOC Athletes Commission member. He is also an event planner & organiser, administrator and coach in his sport of football. The last three years has seen his involvement shift to overall management of sport in PNG under the Olympic movement.
He is a graduate of University of Wollongong, Australia and also holds an Executive Masters in Sport Organisation Management (MEMOS) from the University of Catholique de Louvain, France.