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Governor Appoints Acting Agency Heads

December 27, 2018

U.S. Virgin Islands – Governor Kenneth E. Mapp has announced the appointment of Denise Lewis as Acting Director of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA), and Joyce Dore-Griffin as Acting Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, effective today, December 27, 2018 at 5 p.m.

The Governor also appointed Jason Marsh as Acting Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Police Department, effective Friday, December 28, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Lewis replaces former Director Mona Barnes; Dore-Griffin replaces former Commissioner Beverly Nicholson- Doty; and Marsh replaces former Commissioner Delroy Richards.

The former Director and Commissioners each resigned from their positions this month.

Further personnel appointments will be made in the days ahead.