Press Release

Office of the Deputy Governor
Release Date:
Monday, 22 August 2022 - 11:26am

Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer, Jr. is Acting Governor effective from August 21 to September 4, 2022 in the absence of His Excellency the Governor, Mr. John J. Rankin, CMG who is out of the Territory.

Deputy Governor Archer, Jr.’s appointment is in accordance with section 37 (1) (a) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 which states, “During any period when the office of Governor is vacant, or the Governor is absent from the Virgin Islands or is for any other reason unable to perform the functions of his or her office, the Deputy Governor shall during Her Majesty’s pleasure, act in the office of Governor and shall perform the functions of that office accordingly.”

Author

Nia Douglas

Communications Officer II
Deputy Governor's Office
Government of the Virgin Islands
Tel: 284.468.2350
Email: ndouglas@gov.vg