List of Speakers of the Parliament of Nauru

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Speaker of the Parliament of Nauru
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Marcus Stephen

since 27 August 2019
Appointer Parliament of Nauru
Inaugural holder Itubwa Amram
Formation Constitution of Nauru
Salary$89,315 (AUD) annually [1]
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The Speaker of the Parliament of Nauru is the presiding officer of that legislature in the Republic of Nauru. The Speaker is elected by the members in the Parliament of Nauru. [2]

A list of the office holders follows. [3] [4] [5]


NameTook officeLeft officeNotes
Itubwa Amram 1968January 1971
Kenas Aroi January 1971January 1977[ citation needed ]
Samuel Tsitsi January 1977April 1977[ citation needed ]
David Peter Gadaroa April 1977August 1981
Ruben Kun August 198112 December 1986 [6]
René Harris December 1986December 1986 [7]
Kinza Clodumar December 1986December 1986 [7]
Pres Nimes Ekwona December 1986January 1987 - ? [8]
Derog Gioura ? - September 1987November 1992 [9]
Paul Denebaua Jeremiah November 1992November 1995 [10]
Maein Deireragea November 1995February 1997 [11]
Kennan Adeang February 1997December 1998 [12]
Ludwig Keke December 199813 April 2000 [13]
Ludwig Scotty 13 April 200029 March 2001 [14]
Aloysius Amwano 29 March 200130 March 2001 [15]
Ludwig Scotty 25 May 200119 December 2002 [14]
Vassal Gadoengin December 2002January 2003 [16]
Ross Cain 13 Mar 20036 May 2003 [17]
Godfrey Thoma 6 May 20037 May 2003
Fabian Ribauw 29 May 20038 August 2003 [18]
Nimrod Botelanga 8 August 200324 February 2004 [18] [19]
Ludwig Scotty 24 February 20046 April 2004 [14]
Terangi Adam 6 April 200429 April 2004 - ?acting [20]
David Adeang May 2004June 2004 [21]
Riddell Akua June 200415 July 2004 [22] [23]
Russell Kun 15 July 200426 October 2004 [24]
Vassal Gadoengin 26 October 200415 December 2004 [25]
Valdon Dowiyogo 27 December 2004December 2007
Riddell Akua December 200718 March 2008resigned
David Adeang 20 March 200818 April 2008removed from office [26]
Riddell Akua 29 April 200813 March 2010resigned [27]
Dominic Tabuna 13 March 201027 April 2010acting [28]
Shadlog Bernicke 27 April 201013 May 2010 [29]
Godfrey Thoma 13 May 201018 May 2010resigned [30]
Dominic Tabuna 1 June 20104 June 2010resigned
Aloysius Amwano 2 July 20102010removed from office
Landon Deireragea 9 July 20101 November 2010acting
Ludwig Scotty 1 November 201018 April 2013resigned [14]
Landon Deireragea 18 April 201325 April 2013acting
Godfrey Thoma 25 April 201328 May 2013 [31] lost seat after 2013 elections.
Ludwig Scotty 11 June 2013July 2016lost seat after 2016 elections.
Cyril Buraman 13 July 2016August 2019lost seat after 2019 elections
Marcus Stephen 27 August 2019Incumbent [32]

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