Maria joined the University in 2016 after serving nine years in the Telecommunications sector. She has worked in various departments within the University including the Office of the Vice-President Administration and the Planning and Quality Office. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and Post Graduate certificate from the USP, and is currently pursuing a Masterís degree in Governance. Maria is a keen netballer and has represented Fiji in various competitions around the world.
Evonne Inia-Taufaga has over 17 years experience at the University. She has worked in various roles and departments across the University including in the Faculty of Business and Economics, Pacific TAFE and the Centre for Flexible Learning. Her interests include Early Childhood Education and philanthropy.