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Staff at Talua Ministry Training Centre

Ps Fiama Rakau, Principal, Lecturer in Ethics, Gospel and Culture, and Practical Ministry. Ps Fiama spent 23 years in pastoral ministry in the church. In 2001-2002 he studied a Masters in Theology at Western Seminary, Michigan. Ps Fiama has previously served as Principal of Talua (1987-1989) and Clerk of the PCV Assembly (1993-2005), and was reappointed as Principal beginning in 2006.

Ps Selerik Michel, Ps Selerik is Dean of the Diploma program and a lecturer in Biblical Studies, Doctrinal Studies and Practical Ministry. He has completed Masters level studies at the International School of Theology in the Phillipines.

Ps Andrew Williamson (PhD), Ps Andrew is Dean of the Degree program, and a lecturer in Biblical Studies and Doctrinal Studies.

Ps Masia Nato, BD (PTC, Fiji), MTh (PTC, Fiji), Lecturer in Church History and Biblical Studies. Ps Masia Nato was first appointed as a lecturer at Talua in 1990. In 1995 and 1996 he served as Principal for a two year term. In 1998 and 1999 he studied for his MTh (in Church History) at PTC, Fiji. In 2000 he returned as a lecturer.

Ps Roy Yosef, BTh (CLTC, PNG), Mission Program Coordinator and Lecturer. Ps Roy Yosef began lecturing at Talua in 2001 (as Assistant Mission Program Coordinator) and became Mission Program Coordinator in 2002. He is currently studying for Masters in Theology.

Ps Shem Tamara, Ps Shem is a lecturer in Biblical Studies, Doctrinal Studies and Practical Ministry. He has completed Masters level studies at the International School of Theology in the Phillipines.

Ps Philip Baniuri, Ps Philip is a lecturer in Biblical Studies, Doctrinal Studies and Practical Ministry. He has completed Masters level studies at the International School of Theology in the Phillipines.

Fr John Hinge, (Church of Melanesia)

Paula Levy English teacher

Mr Glen Connor, BSc/BEd (UNSW), BD/DipMin (Moore, Sydney), lecturer in Biblical Studies and Doctrinal Studies. Mr Glen Connor is from the Presbyterian Church in Australia and began at Talua in 2005.

Mrs Namlengi Rakau, Women's Coordinator. Mrs Namlengi Rakau was appointed Women's Coordinator commencing in 2007.

Mrs Cindy Vanuaroro, Librarian. Mrs Cindy Vanuaroro commenced her appointment as Talua's first full-time librarian in January 1997 after serving for 7 years as Talua's Secretary/Typist. She is working on a Diploma of Librarianship.

Mrs Linda Vutilolo, Secretary Typist. Mrs Linda Vutilolo comes to us from Matevulu College where she worked as Librarian.

Jenery Kaluatman, Handyman