Deputy Governor of the British Virgin Islands

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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[1] 28 February 2018
Mr. David D. Archer, Jr 1 March 2018[2]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Newly Appointed Deputy Governor Mrs. Rosalie Adams Takes Office". Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. ^ "David Archer Jr appointed Deputy Governor". BVI News. 14 February 2018.

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • The Deputy Governor's Office