• PICRC staff

King Sam joins PICRC as the new Director for Palau National Marine Sanctuary (PNMS)

After going through Palau International Coral Reef Center’s application and screening process, King Sam was selected as the new Director for PNMS. Director Sam will oversee the functions, operations and administrations of the PNMS while facilitating and coordinating relevant activities with the Ministry of Natural Resource Environment and Tourism (MNRET) to support the domestic

fishery and Ministry of Justice to support surveillance and enforcement. Director Sam brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position, having been involved and leading many of the major initiates at MNRET.