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WHEATLEY APPOINTED SISTER ISLAND PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

278R/07
Contact:    Susanna Henighan : Communications Officer
Telephone: 494-3701 ext. 3926
Email: shenighan@gov.vg

WHEATLEY APPOINTED SISTER ISLAND PROGRAMME COORDINATOR
Wednesday, 11 July – His Excellency the Governor has appointed Mr. Vincent Wheatley to be sister island programme coordinator with effect from July 1, 2007.

Mr. Wheatley, whose first day on the job was July 9, will serve as itinerant administrator of the sister islands. He will monitor, promote, and facilitate the execution of projects designed to improve the delivery of government services on the sister islands, including Jost Van Dyke, Anegada and Virgin Gorda.

The new sister island programme coordinator is scheduled to pay his first official visits to each of the sister islands over the next two weeks.

Mr. Wheatley, who is a native of Virgin Gorda, has a master’s degree in education from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Freed-Hardman University in the United States.

Mr. Wheatley worked for 15 years at Bregado Flax Educational Centre – Secondary Division, first as a teacher and then as an assistant principal. From 2003 until 2007 he was food services division manager for K-Mark’s Food.

The sister islands programme was established in 2003 as part of the public sector development programme, which sought to improve service delivery throughout Government. The sister island programme coordinator works with district officers on each of the three main sister islands to achieve this objective.

 

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