Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Saint Lucia
(Female Suffrage 1927/51) Contested between France and Britain before becoming a part of the Colony of Leeward and Windward Islands, became independent 1979

See also Saint Lucia Heads and St. Lucia Parliament

1979- Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Saint Lucia and of Her Other Realms and Territories, Head of the   Commonwealth (22.02-)
Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland since 1952.

1964-74 Clerk of the Government U. Ravenau

1974-80 Minister of Housing, Community Development, Local Government and Social Affairs, Groups Needs, Cooperatives, the Provident Fund and Water Heraldine Rock
She was member of the Castries Town Board 1964-74 and  became the first female MP 1974. Also the first female vice-President of the United Worker’s Party.    

1978-81 Parliamentary Secretary to the Office of the Prime Minister Hollis Bristol

1981-84 Minister of Housing, Local Development, Local Government and Social Affairs Sylvia Burton

1981-85 Minister of Education and Culture Margurita Alexander

1992-97 Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Lorraine Williams
1994-97 Minister of Women’s Affairs
Ambassador for the Organisation of East Carribean States, OECS in Canada 2003-07 and Assistant Director-General of FAO from 2007 the same year her sister, Rosie Husbands-Mathurin, was appointed President of the Senate.

1997-2001 Minister of Health, Human Service and Family Affairs Sarah-Lucy Flood-Beaubrun
2004 Minister of Gender Relations 
04 Minister of Home Affairs
Gave birth to her first child in 2001.
Dismissed from the government in January 2004 because she protested against a decision to allow abortion under certain circumstances, she founded the party the Organization for National Empowerment. Resigned from parliament in 2006 and lot the subsequent by-election and then joined the opposition
United Worker’s Party. Appointed Speaker of the House of Assembly in 2007 and Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations from 2008. (b. 1969-)

1997-2000 Parliamentary Secretary of State of Civil Aviation and Financial Service and Tourism Menissa Rambally
2000-01 Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism
2001-06 Minister of Social Transformation, Culture and Local Government

MP 1997-2006. From 2006 there were no female members of the House of Assembly and none of the senators appointed by her party in 2007 were women. (b. 1976-)

1997- Governor General Hon. Dr. Dame Calliopa Pearlette Louisy (17.9.97-)

2006-07 Minster in the Ministry of Social Transformation, Human Services, Family Affairs, Youth & Sports, responsible for Human Services and Family Affairs
Minister in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
2007-08 Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Foreign Affairs and Finance
2008-11 Minister of
Commerce, Industry, Consumer Affairs Tessa Mangal
Her full name is
 Charlotte Elizabeth Theresa and she has been Senator from 2006, when there were no female MP's.

2011- Minister of Health, Wellness and Gender Relations Alvina Reynolds

2011- Minister of Commerce, Business Development and Consumer Affairs Emma Hippolyte



Last update 11.12.11