VOLUME 1 • ISSUE 1

ROOSEVELT
SKERRITT


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NAME

Roosevelt Skerritt

BORN:
Roosevelt Skerritt
8th June, 197
Vieille Case, Dominica

PROFESSION

Prime Minister

FAMILY

PARENTS:


SIBLINGS:


EDUCATION

1977–85 Vieille Case Primary School, Vieille Case, Dominica
1985–87 Portsmouth Secondary School, Portsmouth, Dominica
1987–90 Dominica Grammar School, Roseau, Dominica
1990–92 Clifton Dupigny Community College (now Dominica State College), Stock Farm, Dominica
1994–95 New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
1995–97 University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, USA

DEGREES:
1990 High school diploma, Dominica Grammar School
Ordinary Levels, Caribbean Examination Certificates (CXC)
1992 Advanced Level, Cambridge Certificates
1997 BA (Hons) Double Major: BSc Psychology and BA English, University of Mississippi, Mississippi USA
1997 Curriculum Development, and leadership programmes certificates

CAREER

Quality Assurance Officer, The Ju-C Factory, Canefield, Dominica
Teacher, Portsmouth Secondary School, Portsmouth, Dominica
Supervisor, Student Activity Centre University of Mississippi, Mississippi, USA
Database Manager/Advisor — offshore firm, Dominica
Lecturer, Dominica State College, Stock Farm, Dominica
Member of the House of Assembly, Dominica
Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Dominica
Minister responsible for Education, Sports and Youth Affairs Dominica
Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica and Minister for Finance and Planning, and Carib Affairs

NOTABLE

Member, Vieille Case Sports Club
Head Boy/Prefect, Dominica Grammar School
President, Student Council, Dominica Grammar School
President, Caribbean Studentís Association, University of Mississippi
Orientation Leader and Advisor to the University of Mississippi International Programme Office
Chairman, Labour Party Vieille Case Constituency Association
Chief Advisor, Movement for the Social, Educational and Cultural Advancement, Vieille Case, Dominica
Member, Standing Order Committee, House of Assembly
Member, University of the West Indies Strategy Committee
Member, University of the West Indies Finance and General Purpose Committee
Member, Council of the University of the West Indies (UWI)
Member, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Executive Board