Press Release

Governor's Group
Office of the Governor
Office of the Deputy Governor
Release Date:
Friday, 21 July 2023 - 1:51pm

Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer, Jr. is acting in the Office of Governor from July 21 to August 5 in the absence of His Excellency the Governor, Mr. John J. Rankin, CMG who is out of the Territory.

Deputy Governor Archer, Jr’s appointment is in accordance with section 37 (1) (a) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 which states, “During any period when the office of Governor is vacant, or the Governor is absent from the Virgin Islands or is for any other reason unable to perform the functions of his or her office, the Deputy Governor shall during Her Majesty’s pleasure, act in the office of Governor and shall perform the functions of that office accordingly.”


Eusa Z. Adams

Assistant Information Officer
Deputy Governor's Office
Government of the Virgin Islands
Tel: 284.468.2219