Deputy Governor of the British Virgin Islands
The Deputy Governor of the British Virgin Islands is the highest administrative post to be held by a British Virgin Islander. The position was established in 1977.
The incumbent Deputy Governor is empowered under a dormant commission to be the acting Governor of the British Virgin Islands when there is a vacancy in that office - and can also act as Governor when the Governor is either ill or temporarily absent from the British Virgin Islands.
Below is a list of office-holders:
|Name||Entered office||Left office|
|Mr. Alford Penn, OBE||1977||1983|
|Mr. Elton Georges, OBE, CMG||1983||2003|
|Mrs. Lisa Penn-Lettsome (acting)||January 2004||September 2004|
|Mrs. Dancia Penn, OBE, QC||September 20, 2004||April 1, 2007|
|Mr. Elton Georges, OBE, CMG||April 1, 2007||September 15, 2008|
|Mrs. Vivian Inez Archibald||September 15, 2008||7 August 2016|
|Mr. David D. Archer, Jr (acting)||2 June 2016||31 July 2016|
|Mrs. Rosalie Adams||8 August 2016||28 February 2018|
|Mr. David D. Archer, Jr||1 March 2018|
- "Newly Appointed Deputy Governor Mrs. Rosalie Adams Takes Office". Retrieved 29 August 2017.
- "David Archer Jr appointed Deputy Governor". BVI News. 14 February 2018.
- The Deputy Governor's Office