Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Pictures from the AGM

Photos from the recent JAWS AGM by Lagi Keresoma of Event Polynesia.

The new Board of JAWS.
From left: Angie, Lagi, Uale, Ame, Sioeli and Cherelle.


Some members of JAWS
Ruth, Angelyne, Jenny and Sara standing.


Chill out session
Trainer Joe joins Jaso and Apulu after the AGM.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

PINA Honiara 2007 Invitation

Following is an invitation for JAWS from Masi and PINA to the May Convention in Honiara.

Pre-convention workshops: 21-23 May
Convention 24-26 May
(The 2007 Pacific Islands News Association Biennial Convention hosted and organised by Media Association of Solomon Islands)
19 January 2007

Uale Papalii Taimalelagi
And Members of Journalists Association of Samoa (JAWS)

Dear President and Members,

I have pleasure on behalf of the Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) to formally invite you to the 2007 Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) Biennial Convention.

This invitation follows on from the regular information sent out by the PINA executive board liaison for the PINA Honiara convention, Jeane Matenga, who is working closely with MASI.

We look forward to your participation in and contribution to our exciting programme under the overall theme of “The Role of Pacific Media in Economic Growth”. We also look forward to providing you warm Hapi Isles hospitality and a chance to see the many positive developments now taking place in our islands and the news media.

I attach a self explanatory registration form.

We all look forward to welcoming you to the Solomon Islands in May.

- John Lamani
President, Media Association of Solomon Islands
PINA Honiara 2007 registration

Please contact e-mail below for registration information:
1. Alfred Sasako, Media Association of Solomon Islands Secretariat
2. Jeane Matenga, PINA executive board liaison for the Honiara convention
For JAWS members please contact if you are interested in participating.

Report from the AGM

The 2006 Board Members of JAWS were unanimously re-elected by members of JAWS at its AGM on the 26th of January.
The Presidents Report outlined activities of JAWS in 2006 which was well received by members.
The Financial Report was also presented and accepted.
Currently the JAWS Board are:

President: Ualetenese Papalii Taimalelagi [Press Secretary]
Vice President: Lagi Keresoma [Event Polynesia]
Secretary: Cherelle Jackson [Newsline]
Assistant Secretary: Ame Sene [Radio Polynesia]
Treasurer: Angela Kronfeld-Polu [Le Samoa]
Assistant Treasurer: Sioeli Alofaifo [Radio Polynesia]
Senior Advisors: Apulu Lance Polu, Rev Moli Moli

JAWS would like to thank members of the media industry who participated in this years AGM. We thank you for your support and encourage all members to take part in JAWS activities this year.
We also acknowledge our regional and international partners for assistance and support in the past year, PINA, UNESCO, PCF, UN, CPU, CJA, CIJA and others.

NOTE: If you should need a copy of any of the reports provided at the AGM including the Constitution, please e-mail Faafetai.