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Willis Appointed Legislature's Director

May 13, 2009 — Senate President Louis Patrick Hill has appointed Louis “Lolo” Willis to serve as Executive Director of the 28th Legislature of the Virgin Islands.
“There can be no doubt that Willis is the man for the job," Hill said. "He has shown himself to be a leader and a man unafraid to take bold action. He will be an invaluable asset as we work towards a building a Legislature that is effective and respectful, and a Legislature which gives quality service to the people of the Virgin Islands.”
Raised in Savan and a product of the Virgin Islands’ educational system, Willis earned his undergraduate degree from Morgan State University of Maryland, after which he returned home in l98l. Willis taught at Wayne Aspinall Junior High School before joining the Bureau of Internal Revenue in l983. He moved up through the ranks, becoming Director of the Bureau in 2000.
According to a statement from Hill's office, as director of BIR, Willis showed himself to be courageous in making positive changes; he saw the need for reforms and implemented them until his departure in 2006.

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