On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Governor Oliver administered oaths of administration to the newest members of the Price Control Commission:
1. Mr. Stuard Penias
2. Mr. Jordan Ardos
Governor Oliver congratulated the new members, thanked Speaker Edwin and the 10th Pohnpei State Legislature, in particular the Chairman of the Resources and Development Committee, Senator Marvin Yamaguchi for their support to confirm these new members to the Price Control Commission. He noted that with the confirmation of these two members, the Price Control Commission can now hold meetings and move forward. Governor Oliver spoke of the importance of the commission to check consumer prices, especially during times of emergency to manage the affordability of goods and services.
Hon. Senator Ricky Carl, representing Speaker Edwin, presented both members with their certificates of appointment. Hon. Senator Francisco Ioanis, spoke on behalf of Speaker Edwin to challenge the two new members to fulfill their duties and obligations to move this important commission forward. Mr. Jordan Ardos spoke on behalf of himself and Mr. Penias to express their gratitude to Governor Oliver, the 10th Pohnpei State Legislature, and to commit to the work of the Price Control Commission.