The Office of the Deputy Governor has appointed Jenika Laporte Head of Secretariat in the Ministry of Immigration and Border Services.
Laporte, who originates from Providenciales, has more than 15 years of experience in the Financial Industry.
Prior to joining the Turks and Caicos Islands Public Service, she worked in Corporate and Commercial Banking, where she specialized in Account Management, Sales and Financial Solutions.
Laporte holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Everest University in Orlando, Florida and is currently pursuing studies in Public Policy and International Relations.
Commenting on her appointment, she stated:
“As I embark on this new career path, I am elated to be affiliated with an organization that focuses on the betterment of these Beautiful by Nature Turks and Caicos Islands and its people.
“I am committed to serving with integrity and national pride and I remain enthusiastic of the experiences this new venture will bring.
“I am truly humbled by the opportunity and I look forward to making positive contributions along the way.”
Deputy Governor and Head of the Public Service Her Excellency Anya Williams in extending congratulations to Ms. Laporte stated:
“I wish to congratulate Ms. Jenika Laporte on her appointment to the post of Head of Secretariat within the Ministry of Immigration and Border Services.
“As we continue to expand our public service employment opportunities, we are always pleased to welcome new starters to the public service.
“As Head of Secretariat Ms. Laporte will be responsible for coordinating the secretariat functions in the Ministry of Immigration and Border Services, which includes liaising between the Permanent Secretary and the Minister, and between the Permanent Secretary Board, the Cabinet, and the House of Assembly for the purpose of progressing the business of the Ministry through the political and administrative processes.
“I wish her much success in her new role and a rewarding public service career in the months and years ahead!”