4. Sandra Sumang Pierantozzi
Sandra Sumang Pierantozzi is a Palauan politician. She served as the country’s Vice-President from 19 January 2001 to 1 January 2005.
Pierantozzi was defeated by Camsek Chin in the 2 November 2004 vice-presidential election, winning only 28.9% of the vote.
Pierantozzi was born in Palau and holds degrees from San Diego State University, the University of Hawaii and Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska.
In Palau she has been Minister of Finance, Senator, Vice President and Minister of Health, Minister of State, and is currently serving as Senator for the last 6 months of the vacant seat left by the late Senator Kathy Kesolei.
Senator Kesolei died in October 2015. Special election in which Sandra Pierantozzi won was held in December 2015