Press Release

Office of the Governor
Office of the Deputy Governor
Release Date:
Thursday, 11 July 2019 - 2:19pm

Mr. David Archer, Jr is acting in the Office of Governor from Thursday, July 11 to Sunday, July 21.

Mr. Archer is acting in the absence of His Excellency the Governor Mr. Augustus J. U. Jaspert who is away from the Territory.

Mr. Archer’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.”

The public is officially notified on the above matters.  Persons may contact the Office of the Governor for additional information.