Executive Committee

HUGH R. GRAHAM

POSITION: PRESIDENT

CONTACT DETAILS: Phone (Wk) +682 24-095  /   (Mb) +682 52287

Email: hugh_grahamhenry@yahoo.com

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administration
  • Solidarity
  • Constitutional & Policy
  • Marketing & Sponsorship

SPORTS PROFILE: Hugh Graham is serving his second term as the NOC President, he is also currently the President for Cook Islands Volleyball. He is also the Commonwealth Games Regional Vice President for Oceania (since 2016), he holds position on the Oceania Volleyball Federation as Secretary General, and a member of the Administration Committee for FIVB.

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ANTHONY TURUA

POSITION: SNR VICE PRESIDENT / TREASURER

CONTACT DETAILS: Phone (Wk) +682 20 725  /  (Mb) +682 55 546

Email: anthony.turua@cookislands.gov.ck 

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Finance
  • Administration
  • Constitutional & Policy

SPORTS PROFILE: Anthony Turua holds a dual position on the CISNOC board as the Senior Vice President and Treasurer.

BACKGROUND:

Anthony has been on the Cook Islands National Superannuation Board for over 6 years representing the views of the Cook Islands Workers. He has recently been appointed the Head of the Ministry of Cultural Development.

Anthony has over 30 years experience in the Public Sector in the Treasury Department, Ministry of Education, and Ministry of Cultural Development. He has also been an executive member of the Cook Islands Workers Association and Public Service Association for 25 years.

Regionally Anthony is the Chairman of the South Pacific Oceania Council of Trade Unions (SPOCTU), Titular of the Public Service International (PSI – OSRAC) Oceania Region. In the Cook Islands he holds a number of Executive positions on National Sporting bodies and Cultural organisations.

Anthony has a Master of Business Administration from the University of the South Pacific.

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GEORGE PANIANI

POSITION: VICE PRESIDENT

CONTACT DETAILS: Phone (MB) +682 72 551

Email: bowlkuki@oyster.net.ck 

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Legacy
  • Constitutional & Policy
  • Zone Games (Manea and Purapura Games)

SPORTS PROFILE: George Paniani is the longest service Executive Board member in the CISNOC board, some 30 plus years. George is currently the President for Bowls Cook Islands, and has been for the past four years. George also chairs the Selection Committee for Bowls Cook Islands, and has held this position for some 6 - 7 years.

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INA MARSTERS

POSITION: VICE PRESIDENT

CONTACT DETAILS: Phone (Wk) +682 23-230

Email: running@oyster.net.ck

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Chair of the Women in Sports Commission
  • Sports & Environment Commission (Chairperson)

SPORTS PROFILE; Ina Marsters is presently President of Athletic Cook Islands, prior to that she was Secretary General for Athletics Cook Islands for some 10 years.

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DAMIEN BEDDOES

POSITION: VICE PRESIDENT

CONTACT DETAILS:  +682 54288 (MB) / +682 25515 (WK)

Email:  Damien.Beddoes@superfund.gov.ck 

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Chairman of the Sports Select Committee (SSC)
  • Marketing & Sponsorship

BACK GROUND:

Damien joined the Cook Islands National Superannuation Fund in July 2014, coming from Telecom Cook Islands where he held an Executive position as the Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. He has also previously held a number of Management and Leadership role in the Bank of the Cook Islands, the Countrywide Bank of New Zealand, and the National Bank of New Zealand, where he specialised in Finance and Investments including Superannuation Funds and Unit Trusts.

Regionally Damien is on the Board of the Pacific Provident Fund and Social Security Forum, the regional organisation for all superannuation schemes, that focuses on the development of best practise standards, development of staff, management, executives, directors, and trustees, and investment opportunities for co-investment by member funds.

He is also actively involved in the Cook Islands community and holds the Vice President role of the Cook Islands Sports & National Olympic Committee, where he heads the High Performance Programme.

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KURAI CARFAX-FOSTER

POSITION: VICE PRESIDENT

CONTACT DETAILS: Phone (Mb) +682 81480

Email: nero@oyster.net.ck 

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Assistant Chair of the Women in Sports Commission
  • Member of the Cook Islands Sports Medical Commission (CIMADO)

SPORTS PROFILE: Kurai is a former National Representative in the sport of Golf, she was also nominated at Assistant GTM for the 2015 Pacific Mini Games (PNG). Kurai stilll plays golf and is ranked within the top 5 players in the Cook Islands.

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JANET MAKI

POSITION: VICE PRESIDENT

CONTACT DETAILS: Phone (Mb) +682 54 337  

Email:  tagilaei@gmail.com 

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

  •  Legal Advisor
  •  Constitution Review

SPORTS PROFILE:

Janet Maki is a newly elected board member of CISNOC, she is also currently the President of the Cook Islands Canoeing Federation, and has been for the past two years, she is also currently a board member of the International Va'a Federation.  Janet has a vast knowledge

BACKGROUND:

  • Justice of the Peace

    Ministry of Justice

    September 2017 – Present (6 months)

  • Vice President

    CISNOC (Cook Islands Sports National Olympic Committee)

    August 2017 – Present (7 months)

  • Board Director

    International Va'a Federation

    October 2016 – Present (1 year 5 months)

  • President

    Cook Islands Canoeing Association

    August 2016 – Present (1 year 7 months)

  • Managing Director

  • R & R Maki Limited

    December 2011 – Present (6 years 3 months)

    Grocery retailer and wholesaler; Concrete building blocks & cement; Construction materials & steel reinforcing; Heavy plant & transportation hire; Bakery & liquor wholesaler

  • Ombudsman

    Office of the Ombudsman

    November 2007 – December 2011 (4 years 2 months)

    received and investigated complaints regarding matters of govt administration as well as complaints lodged re Official Information Act. Also responsible for providing training & awareness on the new FOI regime that was introduced into the Cook Islands via Official Information Act

  • Solicitor-General

    Crown Law Office

    August 1998 – November 2007 (9 years 4 months)

    headed legal office that provided legal advice and representation to the Cook Islands government in all areas of law as well as legislative drafting

 

 

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EDITH NICHOLAS

POSITION: ATHLETES COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE

Email: enicholas669@gmail.com 

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Chair of the Cook Islands Athletes Commission
  • Member of the ONOC Athletes Commission
  • Member of the ONOC Women and Sports Commission

SPORTS PROFILE: Edith also known as Didi is a current National Representative in the sport of Touch Rugby and is also a National Representative in Womens Rugby 7s.  Edith has competed in various tournaments around the Pacific and had competed at the last Pacific Games 2015 in PNG.  Gold medallist winners at the 2007 Pacific Games, Edith has now taken up time to try and help our athletes that are striving for their goals.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2018 - CISNOC

15 MARCH - CISNOC AGM 2018

4-15 APRIL - COMMONWEALTH GAMES, GOLD COAST 2018

13 MAY - CISNOC NATIONAL SPORTS AWARDS 2017

18-23 JUNE - OLYMPIC WEEK 2018

7-14 AUGUST - COOK ISLANDS GAMES 2018

6-18 OCTOBER - YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES, BUENO AIRES 2018

 

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