Mr. Patrick was appointed on January 11th, 2011 as the 4th Auditor-General of the Government of Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). Prior to his appointment as Auditor-General, Mr. Patrick was the Chief of Accounting and later became Assistant Secretary of Finance for Accounting and Administration where he oversaw the accounting and administration function of the RMI Ministry of Finance. During his tenure with the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Patrick was also appointed government representative on several governmental entities’ Boards.
Mr. Patrick holds a Bachelor of Business Degree (Major in Accounting) from Manukau Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand.
Ms. Jonathan is the Assistant Auditor-General. She assists the Auditor-General in the overall administration, supervision and management functions. She has over 20 years of auditing experience and she maintains her audit proficiency by annually obtaining a minimum of 40 continuing professional education credits (CPEs) in audit-related topics.
Ms. Jonathan holds an A.S. degree in Business Administration from Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, Arizona.
Ms. Anderson is the Executive Secretary and Administrative Officer. She is responsible for all secretarial and administrative functions of the OAG. Ms. Anderson performs the functions of which two persons would normally do in other organization settings and she is able to get the job done without complaints.
Jaston Anjain, EnCE, CFE
Mr. Anjain is the Chief Investigator. He has been with the OAG since April of 2014. During his tenure, he has attended numerous investigation trainings and workshops which include professional development trainings. He is currently a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and specializes in computer forensics, as an EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE).
Prior to OAG, Mr. Anjain worked as a Web Developer and Network Administrator for the Bank of Marshall Islands. He later became an Assistant Banking Commissioner for the Marshall Islands Banking Commissions Office.
Mr. Anjain earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from University of the South Pacific, in Fiji, double majoring in Banking and Information Systems. He is currently pursuing a Master of Cyber Security at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia.
Ms. Loeak is a Deputy Chief of Investigations. Ms. Loeak plans on becoming a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) so she could better contribute to the needs of her profession OAG and the RMI.
Ms. Loeak has a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice with a minor in Social Justice from Saint Martin’s University.
Mr. Ned is a Fraud Investigator in the OAG’s Fraud Investigation Division. Mr. Ned is a
reliable staff with great experience and knowledge of government finance operation having served previously as a staff auditor in the financial auditing division. Prior to the OAG in 2009, Mr. Ned worked in the private sector.
Mr. Hanchor is a Fraud Investigator under Investigation Division. He plans on
becoming a certified fraud examiner to be responsible for conducting
investigations for public entities to promote transparency and accountability.
Mr. Hanchor earned his Associate Degree in Liberal Arts with specialty in Business from the
College of the Marshall Islands.
Mr. Mckay is a Fraud Investigator and the newest member of the OAG’s Fraud Investigation Division. He was a former Police Detective for the RMI National Police for 9 years, from 2007 – 2016. Mr. Mckay was the detective in investigating the RMI’s first fraud case involving two government offices, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Health. Mr. Mckay has attended numerous police trainings and gives the Investigation Unit that experience and veteran leadership. In 2016 Mr. Mckay ran for Mayor for Maloelap atoll and served for one term from 2016 – 2019.
Mr. Mckay graduated from Micronesian Occupational College (MOC) Major in Police science.
Mr. Riklon is the Audit Manager for the Performance Audit Unit. He is responsible for overseeing the management and operations of the Performance Auditing Division in executing annual performance and program audits across the Government. Prior to joining OAG in December 2020, Mr. Riklon served as the Deputy General Manager for the RMIEPA sub office station in Ebeye, Kwajalein Atoll for approximately 4 years.
Mr. Riklon has both Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Social Science from Tamkang Uni., ROC, TAIWAN.
Mr. Maludrik is an Audit-Supervisor under the Performance Audit Division. He conducts performance audits and other significant reviews of Government Ministries, programs, services and Oversea Missions of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. He issues recommendations for management to implement. He has five years of experience in the audit field.
Mr. Maludrik has a Bachelor of Commerce, double majors in Economics and Management from the University of the South Pacific.
Lynna Rockyland Luke
Ms. Rockyland-Luke is a Staff Auditor under the Performance Audit Division. She plans, analyzes and writes up audit reports. She is proud to be an auditor and would like to contribute more to the Government of the Marshall Islands
Ms. Rockyland-Luke has an Associate Degree in Business Administration from College of the Marshall Islands.
Mr. John is a Staff Auditor under the Performance Audit Division. He assist in conducting audits and other significant reviews of the RMI Ministries, Programs and Overseas Missions and issuing recommendations for improvements. Mr. John had attended numbers of Professional trainings and had contributed his knowledge and experience to his work for the benefit of OAG. He is proud to be an auditor and he continues to build up experience as an auditor.
Mr. John has an Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts from the College of the Marshall Islands.
Ms. Allen is a staff Auditor under the Performance Audit Division. She plans to gain more experience and knowledge to her work to better benefit the Office of the Auditor General. She is proud to be an auditor and would like to contribute to the OAG and the government of the Marshall Islands.
Ms. Allen has an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts from the College of the Marshall Islands.
Iowane Ponipate Tiko
Mr. Tiko is the Audit Manager for the Financial and Compliance Audit Division. He is responsible for managing and directing all financial/compliance audit engagements of OAG, including planning the audit engagements, developing audit program and scope for staff to follow; and finalize all audit reports for final review and issuance.
Mr. Tiko brings over 5 years of professional experience in the financial auditing field. Previously, Mr. Tiko worked at the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a multinational professional services network of firms which offers business advisory services such as auditing, accounting, taxation, strategy management, and human resource consulting services, in Suva, Republic of Fiji.
Mr. Tiko holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and Information Systems from the University of the South Pacific in Fiji. He also pursued a Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting.
Ms. Joklur is an Audit Supervisor under the Financial and Compliance Audit Division. She has over thirty-one (31) years of experience working for the RMI Government in the auditing field. She’s had some college experience at Chaminade University in Hawaii but she has had plenty opportunities in enhancing her skills thru training offered by the USDA Graduate Schools and training offered by the Office of the Inspector General.
Raymond Saipaia is a Auditor Supervisor under the Financial and Compliance Audit Division. He has gained some experience from working part-time as a financial assistant at the University of the South Pacific, Majuro Campus. He is also currently serving as the Chairman in the Audit Committee of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Majuro Stake.
Mr. Saipaia earned his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of the South Pacific, double majoring in Accounting and Economics.
He is responsible for conducting financial/compliance audits for public entities. He is planning to pursue further studies and to be a great asset to the Office of the Auditor General.
Mr. Langidrik is a Staff Auditor under the Financial and Compliance Audit Division. He has worked for the OAG more than 3 years. Mr. Langidrik does financial and compliance audit where he gains mostly his experience from the job. He also gains his experience from the professional training on island and off island. He also has experience in basic accounting, financial accounting, data analyzes, Microsoft applications and business management.
Mr. Langidrik has an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from the College of the Marshall Islands.
Mr. Tareo serves as a Staff Auditor under the Financial and Compliance Audit Division.
Mr. Tareo has an Associate degree in Liberal Arts, specialty in business from College of the Marshall Islands.
Ruthann Ned Wase
Ms. Wase serves as a Staff Auditor in the OAG’s Financial & Compliance Audit Division. She gathers and analyzes facts pertaining to allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse.
Ms. Wase has an Associate degree in Liberal Arts and specialize in business from the College of the Marshall Islands.
Jean Paul Michael M. Digno
Mr. Digno is the IT & Communication Director. Mr. Digno implements and maintains the agency’s technology infrastructure and serves as the head of communications, public relations, and/or public affairs for the OAG.
Mr. Digno has a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology from Jose Rizal University in the Philippines.