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FSM Social Security Administration hires new Technical Specialist at Chuuk Branch Office

Beginning of October 2018, Polly Meika was hired as the new Technical Specialist at the FSM Social Security Chuuk Branch Office. He attended COM-FSM beginning year 2015 and attained his Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration in  2017. He continued with the 3rd year program and attained his Third Year Certificate in General Business

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Introducing FSMSSA Voluntary Contributions through the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Program

The FSM Social Security Administration wishes to invite all interested FSM citizens working abroad to participate in the program. Public Law 14-86, which was passed on October 23, 2006, created a new provision within the social security law that would allow a citizen of the FSM working abroad to voluntarily contribute into the system to

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FSMSSA participates in 8th FSM National Women’s Conference

On August 28, 2018, FSMSSA Deputy Administrator Francky Ilai attended the International Women’s conference held in Pohnpei at the College of Micronesia, FSM- China Friendship gym. Every year this conference was held, and women all over Micronesia come together to attend and learn from each other, as well share ideas and issues needed for awareness.

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FSMSSA Administrator presents at R&D Conference

FSM Social Security Administrator Alexander R. Narruhn attended the FSM Resources and Development Conference at the Pohnpei State Governor’s Conference Hall on August 15, 2018. It was a nation-wide meeting coordinated by the Department of Resource and Development, involving relevant offices at both national and state levels, with participation from civil society and the private

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Board of Trustees Member- Kosrae represent

Mr. Nena C. Ned of Kosrae State was confirmed by the FSM 20th Congress to serve as member of the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Trustees, representing the state of Kosrae. Pursuant to section 701 of Title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, the President shall appoint the

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FSMSSA Administrator joins Leadership Conference in Pollap

FSM Social Security Administrator participated in the Northwest Leadership Conference in Pollap, Chuuk on April 9-11, 2018. Present at the conference were Congress Speaker Simina, Congressman Robson U. Romolow (representative of Northwest Islands), traditional and government leaders of Chuuk State. Administrator Narruhn was invited by Speaker Simina to participate in the event, whereas, a presentation

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FSM Social Security hosting Administrator’s Conference

The unity conference between 3 Social Security Administrations, namely FSMSSA, ROPSSA, ROPCSPP and MISSA took place in Pohnpei on May 17-18, 2018. Present at the conference were MISSA reps including Administrator Saane Aho, Deputy Administrator & COO Bill Joseph, IT Manager Jr. Joseph and Amelia Timon, Finance Manager. ROPSSA was represented by its Information System

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FSMSSA Tax Admin. Officer leaves for good

Miss Catherine Jonas of Korsrae had been serving FSM Social Security Administration for 5 years as the Tax Admin. Officer. Over the course of her years serving the people of the FSM, she had excelled in her duties and always opt for better outcomes. She had been a great employee and had excelled in her

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FSMSSA selects Mr. Jimmy Mori as Chuuk Branch Manager

The position of Chuuk Branch Manager was vacant beginning of June 2018 due to the retirement of previous Manager, Mr. Domingko Asor. After a careful selection done by FSMSSA administration, Mr. Jimmy Mori was fortunate to be the individual that best suits the position. His qualifications and especially experience of work in the field of

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Chuuk State Branch Manager Domingko Asor retires in 2018

Domingko Asor served FSM Social Security Administration as Branch Manager for Chuuk Branch Office over 6 years. He began working for the program on February 13, 2012. Upon reaching age 65 in June of 2018, Mr. Asor is now retired and no longer serving the FSM Social Security Administration. With 6 years of service, Mr.

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Position Vacancy Announcement

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FSM Social Security Administration hires new Office Assistant at Yap Branch Office

Vivian Jade Ribilyan Guwaathag of Yap is the current Office Assistant at Yap Branch effective March 2018. The Office Assistant is to assist the Branch Manager and other Branch staff in ensuring that the Branch operates effectively, efficiently and competently and provides quality services or good customer relations with all dealing with the branch, either

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United States Department of Interior gives grant to Social Security Programs

The Prior Service Trust Fund (PSTF) is a supplemental retirement, disability and survivors’ plan established pursuant to Section 105(m) of U.S Public Law 99-239. It was established to continue to provide benefits to those who worked for the U.S. Navy Administration or the Government of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands for at least

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FSMSS Board of Trustees Meets for CY2017 Annual Investment Review

Annually, the board meets to review the FSMSS investment portfolio with its investment consulting firm, Raymond James. During the meeting, the performance metrics for the previous year are reviewed in detail and presentations are heard from the portfolio’s investment managers. The portfolio has the usual asset classes including US equities, US fixed income, international equities

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FSM Social Security Board of Trustees and Administrator attends APAFS 2017

The Asia Pacific Association for Fiduciary Studies (APAFS) is a Guam based 501(c)3 non-profit educational and charitable association. APAFS was founded in 2000 by a forward thinking group of fiduciaries representing public and private institutional funds from throughout the diverse geographical area of the Asia Pacific Region. Every year, FSM Social Security Board of Trustees and

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FSM Social Security Conducts a Survey for its Beneficiaries of Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap, Kosrae and Abroad

In every two years, FSM Social Security conducts a survey to all receiving benefits from the program, either living in the FSM or abroad. The survey was conducted in all four states and outer islands beginning August and ending November 2017. Per FSMSSA regulations, the survey is the opportunity to update information on each of

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Social Security Administrators holds a Joint Meeting

A joint meeting between three Social Security Systems took place on December 7th, 2017 in Guam, USA. In attendance were FSMSSA Administrator Alexander R. Narruhn, Republic of Palau Administrator Ulai Teltull, and Administrator for Marshal Islands Social Security Saane K. Aho. FSMSSA programmer Jill Derickson and IT Manager Midion Neth Jr. were also present for

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FSMSSA Board of Trustees holds its 4th Regular Meeting

FSMSSA Board of Trustees 4th regular meeting was held on December 4, 2017 . All board members including Chairman Jack Harris, Vice-Chairman Vincent Tafileluw, member Nakama Sana, member Kohsak Keller and ex-officio Administrator Narruhn were present including two FSMSSA staff, Comptroller Teresita Dayao and IT Manager Midion Neth Jr. The agenda was met as they

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Position Vacancy Announcement

Location:   FSM Social Security Administration Yap Branch Office Opening Date:   January 12, 2018 Position:   Office Assistant Closing Date:    January 26, 2018 Salary Range: $4,000.00 to $6,000.00 per annum (depending upon qualification) The Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Administration is seeking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of an Office Assistant. 

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FSM Social Security Taxable Wage Base to Increase on January 1, 2018

November 24, 2017 FSM Social Security Administration hereby reminds the general public that per Public Law No. 16-10, the taxable wage base is scheduled to increase from $7,000 to $8,000 on January 1, 2018. The purpose of the social security law is to effect economy and efficiency in the fields of government and business by

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FSMSSA hires new Executive Assistant

FSMSSA welcomes Luan Lavern Gilmete aboard as the new Executive Assistant. The Executive Assistant aims to assist and support FSM Social Security Administration senior management in ensuring the orderly, expeditious and timely operations of Headquarters and Branches and, as the Headquarters’ Receptionist, present the “Public Face” of the FSM Social Security Administration in a courteous,

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Pohnpei State Legislature calls FSM Social Security Administration for a Public Hearing

On the afternoon of July 11, 2017, a public hearing was held at the Legislature Conference Room with the Committee of Health. For the purpose of obtaining information and updates, the committee called upon the FSM Social Security Administration for a hearing. At the onset, Senator Shelten Neth, Chairman of Health Committee, opened with introductions

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FSMSS Board, FSM Banking Board and FSM Insurance Board Collaborate for Public Forum

In the past, the FSM Social Security Board of Trustees had held public forums in the four states as a way to directly hear the public’s questions or concerns regarding the FSM Social Security Administration. To coincide with its 3rd Regular Meeting of 2017, the board scheduled a public forum for the people of Kosrae

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FSMSS Board of Trustees Meets for its 3rd Regular Meeting of 2017

For its third regular meeting of the year, the FSM Social Security Board of Trustees met in Pohnpei on September 9 and then continued the rest of its meeting in Kosrae on September 13. The meeting was originally scheduled to take place in Kosrae, however, the board felt it prudent to attend to appeal cases

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FSMSSA welcomes new hires on board

The FSM Social Security Administration, in servicing the island nation’s citizens, holds public awareness of the program and its affairs a priority. FSM Social Security hires new Branch Assistant Manager The FSMSSA Pohnpei Branch office announced a vacancy for the Assistant Manager position. Many capable individuals applied and as per procedure, one person was selected out

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Survey to Beneficiaries residing in Pohnpei

Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Administration PRESS RELEASE P.O. Box L Kolonia, Pohnpei FM 96941 Tel: (691)320-2706/2708/4407 Fax: (691) 320-2607   The FSM Social Security Administration, in servicing the island nation’s citizens, holds public awareness of the program and its affairs a priority. August 18, 2017 Announcement: August 2017 Social Security Beneficiary Survey at

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Reintroducing the FSM Social Security Voluntary Contributions Plan

The FSM Social Security Administration wishes to invite all interested FSM citizens working abroad to participate in the program. Public Law 14-86, which was passed on October 23, 2006, created a new provision within the social security law that would allow a citizen of the FSM working abroad to voluntarily contribute into the system to

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FSM Social Security attends Public Hearing at Congress

A Public hearing was conducted with Congress on May 24, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at Palikir, where FSM Social Security Administration was tasked to present its Financial Statements to the Committee of Health and Social Affairs. Present on our behalf were Trustee Sana, Administrator Narruhn, new nominee for the Board Kohsak Keller, Comptroller Dayao and

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FSM Social Security Board of Trustees holds 2nd Regular Meeting 2017

FSMSSA Board of Trustees held its 2nd Regular meeting of the year beginning April 28-29, 2017. The Board of Trustees’ meetings usually took place in the four states interchangeably, for the need of appeal case hearings and other businesses relating to the system’s needs. This quarter’s meeting was held in Pohnpei as the need to

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FSMSSA Participates in a Series of Due Diligent Meetings

    Jack Harris, Chairman, Board of Trustees, FSM Social Security, accompanied by FSMSSA Administrator Alexander Narruhn, and Daniel Roland, Managing Director of Raymond James, investment consultant to FSMSSA, conducted a series of due diligence review meetings at the home offices of service providers in the U.S. Visited were three of the investment advisors currently

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Executive Assistant

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT   Location:     FSM Social Security Administration Headquarters, Kolonia, Pohnpei FM Opening Date:   July 25, 2017 Position:   Executive Assistant   Salary Range: $13,000.00 to $20,000.00 per annum (depending upon qualification) Closing Date:     August 8, 2017   The Federated States of Micronesia Social Security  Administration is seeking for a qualified

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Pohnpei Branch Assistant Manager

ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION VACANCY Location: FSM Social Security Administration Pohnpei Branch, Kolonia, Pohnpei FSM Opening Date: June 19, 2017 Position: Assistant Branch Manager Closing Date: July 4, 2017 Salary Range: Starting at $15,000.00 (depending upon qualifications) The Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Administration is seeking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of

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FSM Social Security Board of Trustees holds 1st Regular Meeting 2017

FSM Social Security Board of Trustees had its 1st quarter meeting beginning the year 2017 as its usual ongoing method. Every year, four regular meetings shall convene, along with special meetings when necessary. For first quarter 2017, they had met to tackle the usual issues or businesses needed to be taken care of during each

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FSMSSA Prior Service receives Technical Assistance Grant

          On March 10, 2017, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Insular Areas, Nikolao Pula of Washington DC approved three technical assistance grants totaling over $1.7 million. According to Acting Secretary Pula, these funds demonstrate support for commitments and important programs which continue to benefit people in the U.S. territories and the Freely Associated

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FSM Social Security Administrator and Deputy Administrator attended 16th Pacific Region Investment Conference (PRIC)

Administrator Alexander R. Narruhn and Deputy Administrator Francky Ilai  attended  the Asia Pacific Association for  Fiduciary Studies (APAFS), a non-for-profit educational and charitable association dedicated to helping fiduciaries to gather, grow, and protect assets being managed by providing the education to make better investment and business decisions. Its flagship event, the Pacific Region Investment Conference

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FSM Social Security Administration holds its Biennial Conference

Beginning December 12, 2016, FSMSSA held its one week Biennial Conference in Pohnpei at the Headquarters Office. The purpose of the biennial conference was mentioned in the welcoming remarks by the out going Chairman of Board of Trustees; Nakama Sana. He stressed the purpose of the conference as to again educate, recall, update and learn

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State offices

(691)330-2200

Chuuk Office

(691)370-3048

Kosrae Office

(691)320-2709/2181

Pohnpei Office

(691)350-2309/8489

Yap Office

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