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St. John Administrator Will Be Shakima Jones, Governor Bryan Says Monday

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. on Monday announced Shikima Jones as Administrator to the island of St. John completing the Bryan-Roach administration’s team of island administrators.

Jones, a St. John resident and longtime advocate for youth is a former acting administrator of parks and recreation with the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation. She has more than 20 years experience in public administration including three years with the office of then-St. John Administrator  Jamie Dalmida. She is also a former youth coordinator with the Office of then-Governor Roy L. Schneider.

“I am excited to announce Shikima Jones as our Administrator for St. John. I have seen first hand Ms. Jones’ advocacy for the St. John community and her energy and passion for resolving the longstanding issues with road repairs, waste management, and trash hauling, and removal of abandoned vehicles is inspiring and aligns perfectly with the priorities of the Bryan-Roach administration. The Lieutenant Governor and I appreciate her accepting the call to serve the people of St. John,” Governor Bryan said.

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John McCarthy

John McCarthy

John McCarthy has been reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean region since 1989. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

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