Press Release

Office of the Governor
Release Date:
Monday, 27 May 2019 - 10:12am

Mrs. Rosalie Adams, OBE, is acting in the Office of Governor until Wednesday, May 29.

Mrs. Adams’ appointment commenced on Monday, May 27 in the absence of His Excellency the Governor Mr. Augustus J. U Jaspert who is away from the Territory.

Mrs. Adams’ appointment is in accordance with section 37 (1) (b) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 which states, “if the office of Deputy Governor is vacant, or the Deputy Governor is absent from the Virgin Islands or is for any other reason unable to perform the functions of the office of Governor, such person as Her Majesty may designate by instructions given through a Secretary of State, shall, during Her Majesty’s pleasure, act in the office of Governor and shall perform the functions of that office accordingly.”

Additionally, Deputy Governor Mr. David Archer is also away from the Territory.

The public is officially notified on the above matters.  Persons may contact the Office of the Governor for additional information.