New minister

Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher took the oath of office as Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) on Tuesday before Governor Eugene Holiday. The Council of Ministers is now complete with seven members. Holiday stated that the new Minister has accepted to serve “in a time when there is much to do and much debate about the state of and vision for our tourism-based economy.” He said the Minister, when deliberating taking action use the oath as a guide to develop opportunities to realize the aspirations of our people. He wished her strength and wisdom in the performance of her responsibilities. Prior to taking up her new post, Arrindell-Doncher served as senior policy advisor in the Cabinets of TEATT and Justice. She was treasurer of United St. Maarten Party and had worked in her family business and served on the board of Princess Juliana International Airport and the Chamber of Commerce.

Source: The Daily Herald