Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia
22nd Congress
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Wesley Simina, Ind.
since 11 May 2015
Esmond B Moses, Ind.
Seats14 senators
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Political groups
Independents (14)
Length of term
4 years
Last election
7 March 2023
Meeting place

The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has 14 non-partisan members: ten members elected for a two-year term in ten single-seat constituencies and four members elected for a four-year term, one from each state at-large.


To become a member of the FSM Congress, either one elected on the basis of state equality (senator at-large) or one elected based on population, an individual must fulfil these following requirements according to Article 9 of the Constitution.[1]

Speakers of the Congress

The Speaker of the Congress is elected for a term of two years.

Image Name Took office Left office Notes
Congressman Bethwel Henry, Ponape.jpg
Bethwel Henry 10 May 1979 May 1987 [2]
Jack S. Fritz.jpg
Jack Fritz May 1987 May 2003 [3]
Peter Christian.jpg
Peter M. Christian 12 May 2003 11 May 2007
T.H Isaac V. Figir.png
Isaac V. Figir 11 May 2007 11 May 2013 [4]
F.S.M. Congress Speaker Isaac V. Figir and Senator Dohsis Halbert (5893052126).jpg
Dohsis Halbert 11 May 2013 11 May 2015 [4]
T.H. Wesley W. Simina.jpg
Wesley Simina 11 May 2015 Incumbent [5]


Members after the FSM General Election of March 3, 2015.[6]

State District Member Places represented Notes
Senator (At-Large) Wesley W. Simina Chuuk
One Florencio Singkoro Harper Mortlock Islands
Two Victor (Vicky) Gouland Northern Namoneas
Three Perpetua S. Konman Southern Namoneas
Four Tiwiter Aritos Faichuuk Region
Five Robson U. Romolow Halls and Northwestern Islands
Senator (At-Large) Aren Palik Kosrae
One Paliknoa K. Welly Kosrae
Senator (At-Large) Joseph J. Urusemal Yap
One Isaac V. Figir Yap
Senator (At-Large) Peter M. Christian Pohnpei
One Ferny S. Perman Sokehs, Kolonia, Sapwuahfik, Nukuoro and Kapingamarangi
Two Dion G. Neth Madolenihmw and Kitti
Three Esmond B. Moses U, Nett, Mwoakilloa and Pingelap

See also


  1. ^ "FSM Constitution - Article 9". Retrieved 2022-02-15.
  2. ^ Micronesia Country Study Guide. 2009-03-20. ISBN 9781438732688.
  3. ^[bare URL PDF]
  4. ^ a b "Halbert new speaker of FSMs' Eighteenth Congress". Archived from the original on 7 October 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Speaker Wesley W. Simina". Archived from the original on 2019-01-11. Retrieved 2019-01-10.
  6. ^ "Senators elected for FSM Congress". Retrieved 20 April 2015.