Amelia K Siamomua
Senate District 40


Ms Amelia Kinahoi Siamomua has been a development economist and practitioner, and an international civil servant through her career of more than 38 years. She provides a unique perspective to sustainable development at global level and have worked in small island developing states at international, regional and national levels in the Asia-Pacific region, and in Africa and the Caribbean while serving with the United Nations and the Commonwealth nations. Her expertise are in social, economic and political development in developing countries. In the US, she served in Downtown Atlanta as a Senior Programs Advisor with CARE International and as an Inter-Regional Adviser with the United Nations in New York. Amelia received a Bachelor degree in Economics and Politics from the University of the South Pacific in Fiji, and post graduate studies in Executive Leadership in Development from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, and other credentials from other institutions.

It will be 20 years next year, since Amelia and her family adopted Atlanta as their home, having settled in the Northcrest neighborhood since migrating to the US in 2005. Amelia returned home to Atlanta in March 2021 after being abroad at her last international job in London, UK. She is new to politics in the US and joining The Republican Party and aligns herself to political party for the first time. Amelia is currently a freelance international consultant and the principal one for her network known as Lalanga 4Cs – Coordination, Cooperation, Commitment, Care.

Why do you align with the Republican Party?

I am a firm believer in human rights, in equal rights, equal justice and equal opportunity for all, regardless of race, creed, sex, age or disability. I am a servant leader that believes that the strength of our nation lies with the individual and that each person’s dignity, freedom, ability and responsibility must be honored. Empowering and encouraging free enterprise and individual initiative is the lifeblood of this nation and to provide equal opportunities for economic, social and sustainable growth and prosperity.

What are your top three reasons for running for office as a Republican?

  1. The Republican Party is the best channel for lasting changes needed by our nation to
    facilitate and translate the aspirations of the people into positive and successful principles of
  2. With the fast pace changing global world and in our nation, I believe it will take the
    Republican Party to reposition, retain the principles that have made our nation strong while
    developing new and innovative ideas to meet the challenges and build back a stronger
    economy and sustain resilience during these changing times.
  3. Our nation needs positive, strong and healthy mindsets to drive the nation at all levels to
    ensure that the individual realizes growth, prosperity, and opportunity for all, regardless of
    race, creed, sex, age or disability. The Republican Party is the platform and party that can
    translate these aspirations and make things happen for the good of our nation.
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