Guyana Parliament

Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
of Guyana

Also see Guyana Ministers

1953 Deputy President of the National Assembly Janet Jagan
In 1957-61 Minister of Labour, Health and Housing, 1963-64 of Home Affairs (senator)1997 Prime Minister and 1997-99 President. She lived (1920-2009)

1997-2011 Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly Clarissa Riehl
2000 Acting Speaker (15-23.10)
She acted as Speaker after the death of Derek Chunnilall Jagan until a successor was elected.

2011-14 Deputy Speaker Deborah Backer
(d. 2014)


Last update 15.06.15