The US Virgin Islands’ New Cabinet


Above: St Thomas, USVI (Caribbean Journal photo)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

US Virgin Islands Governor-Elect Kenneth Mapp, who will be sworn in as Governor on Monday, has named the members of his Cabinet.

Mapp defeated US Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Donna Christensen in a run-off election to win the Governorship.

Mapp will serve with Osbert E. Potter as his Lieutenant Governor.


Above: US Virgin Islands Governor Elect Kenneth Mapp

The new Cabinet includes 13 members across a range of fields; notably, Mapp chose to retain former Governor John de Jongh’s Tourism Commissioner, Beverly Nicholson-Doty.

See below for the full list of Cabinet members and their portfolios:

Attorney General
Soraya Diase-Coffelt

Department of Education
Sharon McCollum, PhD

Department of Public Works
Gustav James

Department of Sports, Parks & Recreation
Pedro Cruz

Virgin Islands Police Department-Acting Commissioner
Delroy Richards

Department of Tourism
Beverly Nicholson-Doty

Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs
Devin Carrington, Esquire

Director of Personnel
Milton E. Potter

Bureau of Internal Revenue
Marvin L Pickering

Motor Vehicle Bureau
Lawrence Olive

St. Thomas Administrator
Lawrence T. Boschulte

St. Croix Administrator
Stephanie S. Williams

St. John Administrator
Camille Parris, Jr.