Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Female Ministers of Saint Helena, Ascensions and Tristan da Cunha
(Female Suffrage 1966) British Colony

Also se Saint Helena Substate and Saint Helena Parliament

1967-73 Secretary of External Affairs Joan S. Dorchville

1974-84 Commissioner of Labour Hedwige Rosemond

1977-83 Member of the Executive Council in Charge of Social Welfare and Education M. Peters

1983-94 and 1994-97 Member of the Executive Council in Charge of Social Welfare R. Pridham

1989-1991 Deputy Secretary Ethel Yon
1991-2009 Deputy Chief Secretary
2006 and 2007 Acting Governor
2016- Sheriff of St. Helena
In July 2005 she served as Deputy to Governor for third time. Former Clerk of the Executive and Legislative Council. She has also been Acting Chief Secretary about 40 occasions since 1991, at one point, the appointment lasted for 2 years. Acting Governor on two occations when the incumbent was abroad. The Sheriff is
nominally responsible for enforcing Court Orders, summoning Jurors and swears in Governors and Acting Governors.

1989-2005 Clerk of Executive and Legislative Council P.I.D. Lawrence Andrews
Her first name is Patricia.m

1992-97 Member of the Executive Council in charge of Social Service and Employment J. Youn
g

1994-2015 Sheriff Greta Pat Musk

2001-05 Member of the Executive Council and Chairperson of the Public Health and Social Services Committee Margaret Anne Catherine Hopkins
A member of the Legislative Council since circa 1999, Cathy Hopkins was was Secretary to the Elected Members for Constitutional Development from circa 2003 until 2005 when a referendum rejected a proposed Ministerial System. Speaker of the Legislative Council 2008-16.

2003-04 Acting Member of the Executive Council and Chairperson of the Employment and Social Security Committee
2005-13 Member of the Executive Council and Chairperson of the Public Works and Service Committee Bernice Olson
Legislative Councillor she served in 2003 during the absence from the island by one of the members.

2003, 2004, 2005 Acting Deputy Chief Secretary Gillian Francis
2006 and 2007 Acting Chief Secretary
A leading civil servant.

2004-07 Ex-Officio Member of the Executive Council and Financial Secretary Linda Clemett

2005 Acting Chief Secretary Dr. Corinda Essex (12.06-July)
Chief Development Officer and later Member of the Legislative Council

2005-? Clerk of the Executive and Legislative Council Carol Georg
2006 and 2007 Acting D
eputy Secretary

2013- Member of the Executive Council and Chairperson of the Education Committee Christine Scipio-O’Dean

2015- Member of the Executive Council and Chairperson of the Environment and Natural Resources Committee Pamela Ward Pearce

2016- Governor Lisa Phillips
Former official at the British Department for International Development.

2016- Governor’s Deputy Judi Leon
Äs Head of the Governor's Office, she acts as Governor when the incumbent is away from the island.

2016 Acting Sheriff Patsy Flagg

 

 

Last update 31.12.16