The Office of the Deputy Governor is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Widwina Ariza to the post of Senior Citizenship Caseworker/Supervisor in the Citizen and Naturalization Department in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Transportation, Broadcasting, Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Commission.
Ms. Ariza holds an Associates Degree in Business Studies (2010) and a Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management (2016) from the Turks and Caicos Islands Community College.
She began her public service career in 2014 as a Clerical Officer in the Ministry of Border Control and Labor Services where she assisted in the daily processing of various applications and in 2017 was promoted to the post of Citizenship Caseworker; a post she has held during the last five years.
Commenting on her appointment Ms. Ariza stated:
“It is an honor and a privilege to now serve in the capacity of Senior Citizenship Caseworker/Supervisor. I’m a firm believer in Philippians 4:13 which states that “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.
"It is my ultimate goal to carry out my duties with dignity and pride. I vow to continue to serve my country and its people to the best of my ability. Again, I would like to thank the Turks and Caicos Government for this great opportunity.”
Deputy Governor and Head of the Public Service Her Excellency Anya Williams in extending congratulatory remarks to Ms. Widwina Ariza stated:
“It gives me great pleasure to officially congratulate Ms. Widwina Ariza on her appointment to the post of Senior Citizenship Caseworker/Supervisor in the Citizenship and Naturalization Department.
"This post provides supervisory and operational oversight over the Citizenship Caseworkers in the Department of Citizenship and Naturalization, which is responsible for: Passports, TCI Status Cards, Naturalization, Registration, Permanent Residency and TCI Status through Marriage.
"Ms. Ariza has previously been lauded for her excellent customer service skills and professionalism in her previous role as a Citizenship Caseworker and we are certain that she will do well in this role."