Assistant Information Officer
Deputy Governor's Office
Government of the Virgin Islands
Ms. Phyllis Evans has been appointed Registrar of Interests, effective November 1.
Ms. Evans brings to the post an extensive and accomplished history in the Public Service having served as the Clerk of the House of Assembly for over fourteen (14) years.
According to the Registrar of Interests Act, 2006, and the amendments of 2021, the Registrar is tasked with documenting the financial interests and liabilities of elected members of the House of Assembly, along with serving as Clerk to the Standing Select Committee in the House of Assembly.
Acting Governor, Mr. David D. Archer Jr. said, “Ms. Evans is an experienced and trusted public officer who has dedicated her life to service. I am extremely confident that she will produce the same high level of results that she has done for countless years.”
Speaking on her appointment, Ms. Evans said, “I am humbled and beyond grateful for the opportunity to continue my journey as a public officer, in this role. I have committed my life to service, so it is with an enormous sense of pride and excitement that I look forward to continuing the work of the people, in this capacity.”
Ms. Evans holds an Associate of Arts from the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Missouri Southern State University, an Executive Diploma in Management from the Chartered Management Institute, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management from the Manchester Metropolitan University.
As Registrar, Ms. Evans will work to ensure the Register of Interests is accurate, accessible and continuously functioning as outlined by the Registrar of Interests Act, 2006, and the amendments of 2021.
The Government of the Virgin Islands remains committed to maintaining a high standard of accountability and transparency across its operations.