RCI St. Lucia
posted on May 23, 2014 07:38
The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports has formally announced the appointment of Mr.Jim Xavier as the new Director of Youth and Sports, effective May 1 st, 2014. He succeeds Mr. Victor Reid who had a long tenure in the position.
With almost 25 years’ experience in youth work, Mr. Xavier started his career as a YouthPlacement Officer in the Ministry of Community Development, Youth, Social Affairs and Sports(Youth Skills Division). The position of Placement Officer was redesignated and upgraded to theposition of Programme Development Officer 1 in the Department of Youth and Sports (Ministryof Education, Human Resource Development, Youth and Sports) and Mr. Xavier was promotedto that position effective 1st June 2003. With the change of the department to a ministry, Mr.Xavier maintained his post of Programme Development Officer up until April 2014.