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Directory Of Government Officials And Agencies (Executive Branch)

John P. DeJongh
St. Croix Tel: 340-773-1404, Tel: 340-772-1000, Fax: 340-713-9806
St. Thomas Tel: 340-774-0001, Fax: 340-774-1361
St. John: Tel: 340-776-8484, Fax: 340-776-6992
Lieutenant Governor
Gregory R. Francis
St. Croix Tel: 340- 773-6449, Fax: 340-773-0330
St. Thomas Tel: 340-774-2991, Fax: 340- 774-6953
Chief of Staff – Pamela Berkowsky, Tel: 340-693-4321, email: pamela.berkowsky@go.vi.gov
Deputy Chief of Staff–Nathan Simmonds, Tel: 340-693-4311, email: nathan.simmonds@go.vi.gov
Assistant to the Governor for External Affairs—Vacant
Assistant to the Governor for Public Policy—vacant
Legal Counsel— Michelle Meade, Tel: 340-693-4312, email: michelle.meade@go.vi.gov
Communications Director—Jean P. Greaux, Jr. 340-693- 4361; email: jean.greaux@go.vi.gov, jeangreauxvi@gmail.com
Confidential Assistant to the Governor-vacant
Office of Fiscal & Economic Recovery Implementation-vacant
Office of Information and Technology-Acting Director– Acting Director Angel Turnbull, Tel: 340-774-1013, email:
Special Assistant to the Governor–Luis Sylvester, Tel: 340-693-4352, email:
Chief of Staff— Raymond J. Williams, email: raymond.williams@lgo-vi.gov
Executive Assistant–Sonia L. Boyce, email: sonia.boyce@lgo-vi.gov
Press Secretary— Celeste Lawrence, email: celeste.lawrence@lgo-vi.gov
Executive Assistant to Chief of Staff— Monique Wenner, email: monique.wenner@lgo-vi.gov
Director of Operations– Delbert Hewitt, email: delbert.hewitt@lgo-vi.gov
Office of the Lieutenant Governor (Other):
Administration: St. Croix Tel: 340-773-6449, Fax: 340-773-0330 , St. Thomas Tel: 340-774-2991 Fax: 340- 774-6953

Banking & Insurance:
Director—John McDonald, St. Thomas — Tel: 340-774-7166 Fax: 340- 774-9458, St. Croix –Tel: 340- 773-6459 Fax: 340- 719-3801, email: john.mcdonald@lgo-vi.gov
Corporations & Trademarks:
Director — Denise Johannes,St. Thomas Tel: 340-776-8515, Fax: 340- 776-4612, St. Croix Tel: 340- 773-6449 Fax: 340- 773-0330, email: denise.johannes@lgo-vi.gov
Passport Office:
DirectorSt. Thomas—Tina Callwod, Tel: 340-774-4024, Fax: 340- 779-1171,
Director St. Croix– Barbara Acoy, Tel: 340-773-6449, Fax: 340- 773-0330,
Recorder of Deeds:
St. Thomas/St.John Recorder—Wilma Hart Smith– Tel: 340-774-990, Fax: 340- 776-4612 , email: wilma.hartsmith@lgo-vi.gov
St. Croix Recorder– Althea Pedro, Tel: 340-773-6449, Fax: 340- 719-3638,
email: althea.pedro@lgo-vi.gov

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Tax Assessor’s Office:
Tax Assessor — Roy L. Martin, St. Thomas and St. John — Tel: 340- 776-8505,
340- 776-6737 Fax:340- 776-4612, 340- 693-9916, email:
St. Croix (Christiansted) — Tel: 340- 773-6459, Fax: 340- 773-4052
St. Croix (Frederiksted) — Tel: 340- 772-3115, Fax: 340- 772-9325
VI State Health Insurance Program / Medicare:
Director of VI-SHIP/Medicare– Rena Sarauw, Tel: 340- 772-7368, Fax: 340- 772-9120,

Department of Agriculture
Website: http://www.vifresh.com/
St. Croix – Tel: 340- 778-0997, Fax: 340- 778-7977
St. Thomas– Tel: 340-774-5182, Fax: 340-774-1823
St. John– Tel: 340- 776-6274
Commissioner — Louis E. Petersen, Tel: 340-774-5181, email: louis.petersen@voa.vi.gov
Deputy Commissioner—Errol Chichesper, Tel: email: l.cchichesper@voa.vi.gov
Asst. Commissioner–Luther Renee, Tel: 340-778-0991 ext. 222, email: luther.renee@voa.vi.gov
Department of Education
Website: http://www.doe.vi/
Commissioner–LaVerne Terry,Tel: 340- 774-2810, Fax: 340- 779-7153, email:
Asst. Commissioner– Donna Frett-Gregory, Tel: 340-776-5687, email:
Insular Superintendent of Schools for St. Thomas-St. John District – Jeanette Smith-Barry,
Tel: 340- 775-2250, ext 8570
Deputy Insular Superintendent of Schools for the St. Thomas-St. John District – Michael Harrigan, Tel: 340- 775-2250, ext 8550/ Joseph Sibilly, Tel: 340- 775-2250, ext 8532
Insular Superintendent of Schools for St. Croix—Gary Molloy, Tel: 340-773-1747
Deputy Commissioner for Curriculum and Instruction—Sarah Mahurt, Tel: 340- 773-1095, ext 8042
Department of Finance
Website: http://www.usvifinance.info/main.html
Commissioner– Angel E. Dawson, Jr., Tel: 340-774-4750, email:
Asst. Commissioner– Valdamier Collens, Tel: 340-774-4750, email:

Department of Health
Website: http://www.healthvi.org/
Acting Commissioner– Fern P. Clarke, Tel: 340-774-0117, Fax: 340-777-4001,
Asst. Commissioner—vacant
Department of Sports, Parks & Recreation
Website: http://www.dspr.vi
Commissioner-St. Claire N. Williams, St. Thomas Office Tel: 340-774-0255, Fax: 340-774-4600
St. Croix Office Tel: 340-773-0160, email:
Asst. Commissioner, St. Thomas-Stanley Smith, Tel: 340-774-0255, Fax: 340-774-4600
Asst. Commissioner, St. Croix– Pedro Encarnacion, Tel: 340-773-0160/0271; Fax: 340-773-3150
Department of Human Services
Website: http://www.dhs.gov.vi/home
Commissioner–Christopher E. Finch, Tel: 340-773-2980, email: chris_finch@yahoo.com
Asst. Commissioner., St. Croix-Carla Benjamin, Tel: 340-773-2323
Asst. Commissioner, St. Thomas—Michal Rhymer-Charles, Tel: 340-774-0930

Department of Justice
Website: http://www.doj.vi.gov
Attorney General–Vincent Frazer, Tel: 340-774-5666, ext. 107, Fax: 340-774-9710,
email: vfrazer@doj.vi.gov
Chief Deputy Attorney General—Wayne Anderson, Tel: 340-774-5666, ext. 103
Deputy Attorney General—(Acting) Kenrick Robertson, Tel: 340-773-0295 ext. 203, Fax: 340- 773-1425

Department of Labor
Web site:
Commissioner—Albert Bryan, St. Croix Office Tel: 340-773-1994 Ext.232, Fax: 340-773-0094
email: abryan@vidol.gov; St. Thomas Office Tel: 340-776-3700, Fax 340-774-5908
Asst. Commissioner for Employment and Training– Arah C. Lockhart, 340-776-3700,
Asst. Commissioner for Labor Affairs– Richard T. Evangelista, Esq., Tel: 340-773-1994,
Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs
Web site:
Commissioner–Wayne L. Biggs Jr., St. Thomas Office Tel: 340-774-3130, Ext. 4265 Fax: 340-776-0675, St. Croix Office Tel: 340-773-2226, Ext. 250, Fax: 340-778-8250, email:
Asst. Commissioner—vacant
Department of Planning and Natural Resources
Web site:
St. Thomas Office 340-774-3320, St. Croix Office: 340-773-1082
Commissioner— Alicia Barnes, email: alicia.barnes@dpnr.gov.vi
Asst. Commissioner– vacant
Police Department
Web site:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/usvipd
Commissioner— (Acting) Raymond L. Hyndman, Tel: 340-712-6001, Fax: 340-778-2373 email:
Asst. Commissioner–Vacant
Police Chief, St. Croix— Christopher Howell, Tel: 340-712-6005 or 340-778-2211, Fax: 340-772-3864
Police Chief, St. Thomas— Rodney Querrard, Tel: 340-715-5548, Fax: 340-715-5538
Deputy Police Chief, St. John — Darren Foy, Tel: 340-693-8880, Fax: 340-776-6236,
Deputy Chief St. Thomas/Water Island — Dwayne DeGraff, Tel: 340-715-5548, Fax: 340-715-5538
Department of Property and Procurement
Commissioner— Lynn A. Millin-Maduro, St. Thomas Office Tel: 340- 774-0828 ext. 295
Fax: 340- 777-9587, St. Croix Tel: 340-773-1561 ext. 229, Fax: 340-773-0986,
email: lmillin@pnpvi.org
Asst. Commissioner—Steven Jones, Tel: 340-774-0828, email:
Department of Public Works
Commissioner– Darryl A. Smalls, St. Thomas Office Tel: 340- 776-4844,
St. Croix Tel: 340-773-1290, email: darryl.smalls@dpw.vi.gov
Chief Engineering—Nicole Wilkinson, Tel: 340-776-4844
Deputy Commissioner for Operations, St. Croix—Juan Bermudez, Tel: 340-772-0275
Deputy Commissioner for St. John— vacant
Deputy Commissioner for Transportation— Carol McGregor, Tel: 340-773-1290

Department of Tourism
Web site:
Commissioner- Beverly Nicholson-Doty, St. Thomas
Tel: 340-774-8784,
St. Croix Tel: 340-773-0495, email:
Asst Commissioner St. Croix— Brad Nugen, Tel: 340-773-0495, email: bnugent@usvitourism.vi
Asst Commissioner St. Thomas — Monique Sidilly-Hodge,Tel: 340-774-8784,

Division of Personnel
Website: http://www.dopusvi.org/
Director–Kenneth Hermon, Jr., PHR, St. Thomas Tel: 340-774-8588
St. Croix Tel: 340-773-0341, email:
Asst. Director, St. Thomas—vacant
Asst. Director, St. Croix— vacant

Office of the V.I. Inspector General
Virgin Islands Inspector General Steven G. van Beverhoudt, Tel: 340-774-3388, email: svanbeverhoudt@viig.org
Deputy Inspector General—Delia Thomas, Tel:340-774-3388, email: dthomas@viig.org
Bureau of Corrections
St. Croix Tel: 340-773-6309; Fax: 340-719-97
St. Thomas Tel: 340–7550; Fax:340-774-5878
Director–Julius Wilson, Tel: 340-773-6309; Fax: 340-719-9762, Email: jwilson@boc.vi.gov;
Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility
Warden — Ira Phillips, Tel: 340-778-0400, Fax: 340-778-2929, email: iphillips@boc.vi.gov; Criminal Justice Complex
Warden– Gilbert David (Acting); Tel: 340-774-3531; Fax: 340-777-8951,
email: gdavid@boc.vi.gov
Bureau of Internal Revenue
Website: http://www.viirb.com/
Director—Claudette J. Watson-Anderson, CPA, St. Thomas Tel: 340-715-1040, ext. 2242,
Fax: 340-714-9345, 340-714-9341, St. Croix Tel: 340-773-1040, ext. 4223, Fax: 340-773-1006, St. John Phone: 340-777-1446, Fax: 340-777-1425, email: canderson@irb.gov.vi
Special Assistant to the Director—Sonia Navarro-Joseph, St. Thomas Tel: 340-715-1040, ext. 2245, St. Croix Tel: 340-773-1040, ext, 4265, email: snavarro@irb.gov.vi
Deputy Director, —Richard Prendergast, Tel: 715-1040, ext: 2241, email: rprendergast@irb.gov.vi
Human Resources Manager: Ophelia Hector, Tel: St. Thomas: 340-715-1040, ext. 2244
Bureau of Motor Vehicle
Director– Jerris T. Browne, St. Thomas Tel: 340-774-4268, St. Croix Tel: 340-713-4268, St. John Tel: 340-776-6262, email: jerrisbrowne@gmail.com
Human Resources Manager—Brenda Benjamin, email: brenda.benjamin@bmv.vi.gov
Office of Collective Bargaining
Chief Negotiator— Valdemar A. Hill, Jr., Tel: 340-713-0735,
St. Croix Tel: 340-713-9807, St. Thomas/St. John Tel: 340-774-6450
Office of Management and Budget
Director—Debra Gottlieb, St. Thomas Tel: 340-774-0750, St. Croix Tel: 340-778-8925,
email: dgottlieb@omb.gov.vi
Deputy Director— Claudette Farrington, St. Thomas Tel: 340-774-0750
Energy Office
Director—Karl Knight, St. Croix Tel: 340-713-8436, Ext. 3605,
Fax: 340-772-0063, St. Thomas Tel: 340-714-8436, Fax: 340-776-1914, email: karl.knight@eo.vi.gov
Executive Administrative Officer –Laurie Thomas-Jacobs, Tel: 340-713-8436, Ext. 3604, email: laurie.thomas-jacobs@eo.vi.gov
Media Information Specialist Don Buchanan—Tel: 340-713-8436, Ext. 3612, email: don.buchanan@eo.vi.gov
Office of Veterans Affairs
Website: www.viova.org
Director—Morris Moorehead, Tel:
340- 773-6663 Fax: 340- 692-9563, email: morrisd5063@msn.com
Assistant Director’s office—Harry Daniel, Tel: 340-774-6100, Fax: 340-714-0589

Virgin Islands Fire Service
Director—Steve Brow, Tel: 340-773-8050, Fax: 340- 778-8346
Assistant to the Director— Mercedes Cruz, Tel: email: Mercedes.cruz@vifs.vi.gov
District Chief, St. Croix— Angel Torres, Tel: 340-773-8040
District Chief, St. Thomas— David Hodge, Tel: 340-774-7610
Virgin Islands Army National Guard
Adjutant General— Gen. Reynaldo Rivera, Tel: 340- 712-7710, email:
Chief of Staff– Colonel Aubrey Ruan, Tel: 340-712-7732, email: aubrey.ruan@us.army.mil
Adjutant General Secretary—Diana Ingraham, Tel:340-712-7711 email: Diana.ingraham@us.army.mil
Virgin Islands Air National Guard
Chief of Staff—Colonel Jeffrey D. Buckley, Tel: 340-712-7729, Fax: 340-712-7796,
Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency
VITEMA Headquarters, St. Thomas Tel: 340- 774-2244, Fax: 340- 715-6847
St. Croix Office Tel: 340- 773-2244, Fax: 340- 778-8980
St. John Office Tel: 340- 776-6444, Fax: 340- 714-4470
Executive Director— Elton Lewis, Tel: 340-773-2244, ext. 210,
Assistant Director— Noel Smith, Tel: 340-715-6803,
Public Information Officer –Christine Lett , Tel: 340-773-2244 ext. 205, email: christine.lett@vitema.vi.gov

Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center, St. Croix
Website: http://www.jflusvi.org
Chief Executive Officer – Jeff A. Nelson, Tel: 340-772-7300, Fax: 340-719-5864, email:
Principal, Communications & Community– Xaulanda H. Simmonds-Emmanuel, Tel: 340-772-7305, email: xemmanuel@jflusvi.or​g

Roy Lester Schneider Hospital, St. Thomas
Chief Executive Officer—Alice Taylor, Tel: 340-776-8211, ext 2286, email: ataylor@srmedicalcenter.org
Economic Development Authority
Website: http://www.usvieda.org/
Chief Executive Officer— Percival Clouden, Tel: 340- 714-1700, email:
Assistant Chief Executive Officer— vacant

Bureau of Economic Research
Website: http://www.usviber.org/mission.htm
Director— Lauritz Mills, Tel: 340-714-1700, Fax: 340-776-7953, email:

Public Finance Authority
Website: www.usvipfa.com
Acting Director — Angel E. Dawson, Jr., Tel: 340-714-1635, Fax: 340-714-1636,
University of the Virgin Islands
Web site:
President—David Hall, Tel: 340-693-1000, email:
Provost— Karl Wright, St. Croix Tel: 340- 692-4021, St. Thomas Tel: 340-693-1201, email: kwright@uvi.edu.
Director of Public Relations — Patrice K. Johnson, Tel: 340- 693-1058, email: pjohnso@uvi.edu
Virgin Islands Housing Authority
St. Thomas Office: Tel: 340-777-4432, Fax: 340-775-7913
St. Croix Office: 340-772-4432 Fax: 340- 772-4002
Executive Director—Robert Graham, Tel: 340-777-8442, email:
Virgin Islands Lottery
Website: http://www.winusvilottery.com/
Executive Director—Conrad E. Francois, II,St. Thomas Tel: 340 774-2502,
Fax: 340 776-4730, St. Croix Tel: 340 778-6360, Fax: 340 778-0683
Virgin Islands Port Authority
St. Thomas Tel: 340- 774-1629, Fax: 340- 774-0025, St. Croix: Tel: 340- 778-1012
Fax: 340- 778-1033, general email: info@viport.com
Executive Director—Kenn Hobson, Tel: 340-774-1629, ext. 6601, Tel: 340-714-6671,
Fax: 340-774-0025 email: khobson@viport.com
Assistant Director—David W. Mapp, Tel: 340- 778-1012, Fax: 340- 779-3020,
Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority
St. Croix Tel: 340- 773-2250, St. Thomas Tel: 340- 774-3552, St. John Tel: 340- 776-6446
Executive Director—Hugo Hodge, Tel: 340-774-3552, email: hugo.hodge@viwapa.vi
Director of Corporate Communications– Cassandra Dunn: Email: cassandra.dunn@viwapa.vi
Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority
Executive Director: May Adams Cornwall, Tel: 340-718-4489, email: macornwall@viwma.org
West Indian Company Limited
Website: http://www.wico-vi.com/
President and Chief Executive Officer— Edward Thomas, Tel: 340- 774-1780, ext. 2202 Fax: 340- 776-4785, email:
St. Thomas/Water Islands — Barbara A. Petersen, Tel: 340-774-0001,
Fax: (340) 693-4325, email: barbara.petersen@go.vi.gov
St. John— Leona Smith, Tel. 340-776-6484, Fax: 340-776-6992,
St. Croix Mr. Dodson James, Tel: 340-773-1404, Fax: 340- 719-0160

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