Program Specialist, Division of Program Operations
Rosia Tavita-Curry is a Program Specialist in ANA’s Division of Program Operations (DPO). Her work includes grantee monitoring and oversight, annual new grant award process, grantee meeting workshop facilitation, site visits, special projects, and support to ACF and HHS initiatives.
Rosia has worked with ANA for more than 10 years in various capacities. She first started as a Program Specialist in 2007, then as a Training & Technical Assistance Provider in the Pacific Basin in 2008, a consultant for an ANA grantee in Hawaii in 2013, and back to Program Specialist in 2014 to present, thus completing a full circle with the knowledge and experience to further assist her in her work with Native American and Pacific Indigenous communities.
Prior to ANA, Rosia served as Project Coordinator for the Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary Program, co-administered between the American Samoa Government and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which focused on education and outreach to local schools, media, churches, villages, and other government agencies on ocean issues and the protection and preservation of American Samoa’s coral reefs and natural environment.
She is a proud alumna of the University of Hawai’i at Hilo and Manoa, with a background in Secondary Education.
Born and raised in the warm and beautiful islands of Samoa, Rosia currently lives in Woodbridge, Virginia.