ABOUT

Senator Genevieve R. Whitaker was born and raised on the beautiful Island of St. Croix,  Virgin Islands on May 6, 1983. Genevieve was raised by her grandmother,  Genevieve Brown, and is the proud mother of a 13-year-old boy named Yiore.  Genevieve attended public and parochial schools, graduating from the St. Croix  Educational Complex as a Magnet and Honor program student. 

Senator Whitaker holds four degrees, a Bachelor of Arts in Government and World  Affairs (the University of Tampa), a Juris Doctor (Stetson University College of Law)  a Master’s Degree in Political Management (the George Washington University),  and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Criminal Justice Management (Boston  University). Genevieve is also a Certified Public Manager of the National Certified  Public Manager Consortium. Senator Whitaker has over 22 years of legal experience and over 12 years of owning her own consulting business.  

Genevieve is a human rights activist and internationally recognized speaker on political rights, specifically as an advocate for the decolonization of the Virgin  Islands. Genevieve returned to her beloved home right after graduating from law school with the desire and zeal to contribute to her homeland.

 

Genevieve enjoys meditation, yoga, dance (especially African and Afro-Caribbean dance), the music of many genres and enjoys a holistic way of living in support of her personal and family health as well as that of our environment.

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OFFICE OF SENATOR GENEVIEVE WHITAKER
TEAM MEMBERS

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Jaynae Edney
 

Chief of Staff

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Ingrid Rissing

Sr. Constituent Services Representative/Office Manager

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Ajani Brown

Legislative Assistant

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Damalia Simmonds

Communications Manager

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Miguel Santos

Translator

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Gerard Evelyn

ADA Coordinator Outreach Specialist