Darryl Dean Donohue Sr., presiding judge, Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, has announced that Glendia B. Caines has been appointed acting court administrator effective April 14. Caines has assumed the duties and responsibilities of former Court Administrator Bridget R. Hodge.
Caines has been employed with the Superior Court for over 14 years. During her tenure there, she served as associate director and director for the pretrial intervention program, where she worked with first-time offenders with misdemeanor offenses. That office is also responsible for administrative functions for the Court’s Rising Stars Youth Steel Orchestra, a juvenile delinquency and school drop-out prevention program.
Caines graduated from Charlotte Amalie High School in 1973 and was a recipient of a Jane E. Tuitt Scholarship. In 1977, she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from the College of the Virgin Islands. She also earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of the Virgin Islands in 1987.
Her professional experience spans both the private and public sectors. Prior to her tenure with the government, Caines served as a customer service representative with the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Company, office manager for the St. Croix Federation of Teachers, administrative officer for the Division of Vocational Education, and as a bank officer with FirstBank and the Bank of America on St. Thomas and St. Croix.
Also, during the Farrelly administration, she served as executive assistant the commissioner of Economic Development and Agriculture with responsibility for coordinating meetings, conferences and workshops concerning the tourism industry.
Caines has a son, Amiel R. Javois, and two grandchildren, Makayla and Richelle Javois.