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Davies Appointed to Serve on International Economic Development Council

The Nominations Committee of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has elected Haldane Davies, vice president for Business Development and Innovation of the University of the Virgin Islands to serve on the IEDC Board of Directors.  The nomination took place during IEDC's 2020 Annual Conference, which ran from Oct. 13-16, 2020.  Dr. Davies’ term begins on January 1, 2021.

“Dr. Davies is an invaluable part of IEDC’s member community. From his years of service within IEDC’s range of disaster recovery initiatives to his role on our Higher Education Advisory Committee, his dedication to our profession and IEDC has been exceptional,” said Kenny McDonald, CEcD, President and Chief Economic Officer of One Columbus and 2020 Chair of the IEDC Board of Directors.

“I am thankful for the opportunity granted to me to serve as a member of the IEDC Board of Directors. As a member of the USVI EDA Board of Directors and an administrator at UVI, I look forward to representing the territory well and using the experiences gained to help advance the economic resiliency of the U.S. Virgin Islands and the nation,” said Dr. Davies whose office currently oversees the development of the USVI Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy and the Tourism Development Plan.

More information is available in a news release on the Media Section of the UVI - and from this direct Link