Amelia Bai (she, her, hers)
Born August 1983 in the Fiji Islands to Timoci and Loata Ratuniyauravu, Amelia Bai is the second of five siblings, fluent in writing, reading and speaking both Fijian and English. She attended Suva Primary School and Suva Grammar School in the Fiji Islands. She migrated to Everett, Washington in 1998 and has resided here since. She briefly attended Mariner High School and then moved onto Lynnwood High School graduating as the class of 2001. She attended Everett Community College in Everett, Washington then moved onto American River College in Sacramento, California.
Amelia volunteered with the Salvation Army Everett Corp and Cedarwood Food Pantry in Mountlake Terrace. Upon temporary stay in California was the Youth Director for Metro Church, Santa Rosa. She also volunteered at the Glide Memorial Church in the city of San Francisco and started the Island Breeze dance team at young age. She is certified and taught First Aid & CPR to the Fijian Community in both Washington and Northern California.
Amelia is a proud single mother to two boys Joseph and Samuel. Currently residing in the city of Marysville, Washington. She is pausing her BSN studies and furthering community work in serving our Pacific Islanders in Washington state as the Director of Community Services at PICA-WA (Pacific Islander Community Association of Washington). She is an elected Board Member of the NAOPO (National Association of Pasifika Organizations) and a genuine devote member of Everett Community Church.