Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership See
also Belize Ministers
Female Heads of the Parliament of Belize (till 1973 British Honduras) (female suffrage 1954)
See also Belize Ministers
1984-89 President of the Senate Doris J. Garcia
1989-93 President of the Senate Jane Usher
Between 1979-89 Parliamentary Secretary and Deputy Minister of Health, 1984-89 Parliamentary Secretary of Housing and Co-operatives.
1993-98 Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Faith Babb
Minister of State of Youth etc.
1998-2001 Speaker of the House of Representatives Sylvia Flores
2001-03 President of the Senate
Former Mayor of Dangriga and from 2003 Minister of Defence.
1998-2001 President of the Senate Elizabeth Usher de Zabaneh
2001-08 Speaker of the House of Representatives
From 2008 there were no female MPs and no female members of the government.
2003-08 Vice-President of the
Senate Vincent Parks
2008-12 President of the Senate Andrea Gill
2008-09 Vice-President of the Senate Deborah Mencias McMillan
3 other of the 12 Senators are women.
2012-15 Vice-President of the Senate Deborah Mencias McMillan
2015- Vice-President of the Senate Dr. Carla Barnett
2017- Speaker of the House of Representatives Laura Tucker Longsworth
Holds high positions within nursing and health administration.
Last update 20.11.15