Ala graduated from Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. A former rugby international who has represented Samoa and other representative unions, Ala has experience in both public and private sectors. Given her vast experience in the sporting arena, Ala is very interested to work in the sports team environment.
She has gained valuable experience through her involvement with numerous sports teams including: Ponsonby Rugby Club, Manukau Rovers, Marist Old Boys. Ala also has a soft spot for the elderly and is looking forward to working with them. She is bilingual and like to spend her spare time with family and travelling.