WSSCC is pleased to announce that Ms. Audreyanna Thomas of Guyana is the winner of the election held in February 2018 for the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) regional seat on the WSSCC Steering Committee.
Ms. Thomas ran unopposed for the seat, which represents WSSCC members in Cape Verde, Comoros, Cook Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Kiribati, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia Federated States, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
Ms. Thomas is currently the Corporate Communications Manager at the Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. (GuySuCo). She is also a Development Practitioner and has over 20 years of experience in various aspects of communications and has served in this field with international and local organizations.
This will be her second term on the Steering committee, having served the Council in the same capacity from 2014-2017.
The Steering Committee will hold its 31st regular meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, from 18 to 20 April 2018.
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