Attorney General Rapadas Assures Senator Tom Ada of Response on Question Over Port Board Terms, Soon


Guam – Attorney General Lenny Rapadas spoke with  Senator Thomas Ada Friday and assured him that a response would soon be forthcoming on the Senator’s request for clarification on the terms of 2 Board Members.


Senator Ada Chairs the Port oversight committee. He says following a review of the law, he believes that the terms of Board Chairman Dan Tydingco and Board member Mike Benito have expired.

However, the Governor’s Office believes that the terms of Tydingco and Benito have not expired.

Last Month, Senator Ada wrote to Attorney General Rapadas asking him to review the issue “and provide whatever assistance is available through the Office of the Attorney General to enforce the statutory requirements of the Port Authority of Guam Board of Directors.”

  READ Senator Ada’s letter to the Guam AG HERE [scroll down, its after the press release] 

In response to an inquirey from PNC News Friday on the status of Senator Aguon’s erquest for clarification,  AG Spokeswoman Carlina Charfauros responded:

“Attorney General Leonardo M. Rapadas called Senator Thomas C. Ada, Chairman of the Committee on Public Safety, Infrastructure & Maritime Transportation, today to update him on the status of his letter to the Office of the Attorney General regarding the appointment terms of members of the Port Authority of Guam Board of Directors.”

“Attorney General Rapadas informed Senator Ada that the office was in the latter stages of research and that he should be receiving a response as soon as it is completed.”