Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Female Heads of the Parliament of B
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(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. 1993-98.

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
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From 2008 there were no female MPs and no female members of the government.

2003-08 Vice-President of the Senate Vincent Parks

2008-
President of the Senate Andrea Gill

2008-09 Vice-President of the Senate Deborah Mencias McMillan
3 other of the 12 Senators are women.

2010-12 Vice President of the Senate Juliet Thimbriel

2012- Vice-President of the Senate Deborah Mencias McMillan

 

Last update 23.02.13