2006-2012 – Deputy Premier, Minister of Health and Social Services, Culture, Trade and Industry, Nevis Island Government
2000-2006 – Principal Consultant, Vision 21 LTD
2002-2004 – Programme Officer, Family Health International, Caribbean Regional Programme
1991-2000 – Director, Social Services, Nevis Island Government
1977-1988 – Modern Languages Teacher- Secondary Schools of Nevis
Diploma in Administration and Community Development, 1993
B.Sc Social Work, University of the West Indies, 1991
Certificate in Education, University of the West Indies 1984
Diploma in Spanish- Latin American Language Centre – Venezuela, 1981
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Conceptualization , implementation, management and evaluation of social programmes
Ability to speak, read and write English, French and Spanish
Excellent teaching skills
Strong advocacy skills
Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
CONSULTANCIES AND RESEARCH STUDIES:
National Human Development Agenda to Reduce Poverty in St. Kitts and Nevis (2006 –
2015) for Ministry of Social Development, St. Kitts and Nevis, 2006.
Assessment of the Millennium Development Goals in St. Kitts and Nevis for OECS, 2005.
Micro-Credit Demand and Logistics Survey – Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and St. Kitts
and Nevis for Caribbean Micro Finance Ltd. 2005
Social Protection and Poverty Reduction in the Caribbean: Examining Policy and Practice.
Desk Review – The Evolution of Social Welfare Policy in the English-Speaking Caribbean.
Study Commissioned by the Caribbean Development Bank. 2004.
Community Development Training for the Organization of American States (OAS), 2004.
Education Profile of St. Kitts and Nevis for UNESCO, 2002.
Health Systems Profile of St. Kitts & Nevis – PAHO, 2002.
Social Services Provision Research in St. Kitts and Nevis and St. Lucia for UNICEF, 2001
An Examination of the Views and Attitudes of Nevisian Adolescents to Selected Adolescent
Related Issues. Department of Social Services, Nevis, 1997.
A Descriptive Assessment of Adolescent Opinion of the Elderly in Nevis, University of the
West Indies 1991. Partial Fulfilment for the Bachelor of Science in Social Work.
A Study of the Level of Black Consciousness of Students at the University of the West
Teaching Object Pronouns In French. The Audio-Lingual Method versus the Grammar-
Translation Method, The St. Kitts and Nevis Teachers Training College, 1984.
Member, Board of Directors, Bank of Nevis
Member, Human Resource Development Committee, Bank of Nevis
NOT FOR PROFIT EXPERIENCE:
1999-2006: Chairman, Education Committee, St. John’s Community Improvement Club (SJCIC)
1999-2002: President, Nevis Renal Society
1994-1997: Programme Director, Nevis Special Olympics
1992: Chairman, Culturama (Nevis Island Festival) Committee
1986-1988: Secretary, Board of Directors, Nevis Co-operative Credit Union
1986-1988: Member, National Executive, Nevis Youth Council
1977-1988: Co-ordinator, Adult Education Programme, St. John’s Community Improvement Club
1984-1987: President, St. John’s Community Improvement Club
1979-1982: Treasurer, Nevis Amateur Athletic Association
1979-1982: President, St. John’s Community Improvement Club
HONOURS AND AWARDS:
Man of the Year, Nevis, 1999.
Top Student – University of the West Indies, 1989- Year One- Social Work
Youth of the Year, Nevis, 1986.
PUBLISHED ARTICLES IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT:
Rethinking Work in the New Millennium
Keeping Your Job in Hard Economic Times
Coping with Unemployment
Teamwork for success
Toward greater efficiency in the workplace
The new worker of the twenty-first century
Workers, start behaving like owners.
PUBLISHED ARTICLES IN SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT:
The Hand of Man in Destabilizing the family
The Challenges of the Single Mother
The Non Maintenance of Children- A Sore Issue
Understanding and Caring for the elderly
A Crucial Role For The Family In The 21st Century
Protecting the Nation’s Children
Called to Care Throughout the year
It’s Time To Play
A Plea for Tolerance
The Poisonous Drug Of Hate
The Power of Love
Child Abuse, Still A Problem
Youth Development – A Corner Stone of Nation Building
Millennium Youth Quake
Teen Aged Mothers Should Return to School
Curbing Teen Violence
Reducing Youth Crime in St. Kitts and Nevis
Fathers, Key To The Success of Boys
The Little Black Boy