David Panuelo

David Panuelo

President of the Federated States of Micronesia

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His Excellency David W. Panuelo is the Ninth President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). Born  April  13, 1964, Panuelo completed his early  education on his home island of Pohnpei, and continued his education in the United States of America where he received his Bachelor’s in Political Science from Eastern Oregon University in 1987. After returning home and serving for decades in the FSM Foreign Service in locations like Fiji and New York, Panuelo established various  businesses  ranging  from  construction to human services,  including  the non-profit Care Micronesia Foundation.On May 11th, 2011 until May 11th, 2019, Panuelo served in the FSM  Congress.  On May 11th, 2019,  Panuelo was  elected by the 21st  FSM Congress to serve as the Nation’s ninth President.Panuelo is the loving father of five beautiful children and seven equally beautiful grandchildren.

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