David Rykken has more than 20 years of experience in public service working with all levels of government. He has worked for HHS at headquarters in DC for the last 12 years as a Supervisory Management Analyst, a Senior Emergency Management Specialist and a Supervisory Public Health Advisor. Previously, he served as the Chief of the Ancillary Services in the Republic of Palau.Read More
Dr. Yamamura brings to more than thirty years of experience in industry and academia to the PITI-VITI training team. She is licensed as a CPA in California and Nevada, and teaches a variety of custom-built courses to Pacific and Virgin Islands professionals.Read More
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.