John Ehsa

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John Ehsa
Governor of Pohnpei
Assumed office
January 14, 2008
Lieutenant Churchill B. Edward (2008-2012)
Marcelo Peterson (2012-Present)
Preceded by Johnny P. David
Personal details
Born August 20, 1958
Madolenihmw, Pohnpei
Spouse(s) Julinida Weital
Children Five sons and five daughters
Alma mater Xavier High School

John Ehsa (born August 20, 1958) is a Micronesian politician. Ehsa has served as the Governor of Pohnpei, one of the four states that constitute the Federated States of Micronesia, since January 14, 2008.

Ehsa was born on August 20, 1958, in Madolenihmw, Pohnpei.[1] He graduated from Xavier High School, a Jesuit secondary school located on Chuuk, in 1975.[1]

Ehsa worked as the Secretary of the Department of Finance and Administration from June 1996 to August 2003.[1] He then served as the executive director of the Federated States of Micronesia Joint Committee on Compact Economic Negotiations (JCN) with the United States from September 2003 until August 2004.[1] Ehsa also worked as the Director of Administration for the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia from August 2004 to August 2006.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Governor Bio Information: Hon. John Ehsa". Pohnpei State Governor. Retrieved 2011-02-11.