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Moleto A. Smith, Jr.

MOLETO A. SMITH, JR

Democrat Candidate for Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands

PERSONAL

  • Age: 50 years

  • Married 14 years

  • Religion: Christian

  • Father: Moleto A. Smith, Sr. (better known as “Bishop” of Huntums Ghut, Tortola, BVI)

  • Mother: Daisy Elizabeth King Bellony of Seaview Farm, Antigua

VALUES

  • Highly dedicated and deep demonstrated love for the Virgin Islands and the people.

  • Advocate for excellence through transparency, accountability, efficiency, diversifying the economy and addressing the educational, health care and social issues of the Territory.

  • Strong reputation for achieving outcomes and highly respected for commitment to the Virgin Islands community, professional judgment, ethical behavior, integrity and passion.

CAREER SUMMARY

  • Over 27 years experience in government operations, human services, allied health planning, research and resource development, legislative and organizational analysis, budgeting and emergency management.

  • Over 16 years as Deputy, Interim and Acting Commissioner - V.I. Department of Human Services.

  • Over 11 years in the private sector, including Fortune 500 companies.

  • Worked closely with and supported most community and non-profit organizations in the Virgin Islands.

  • Graduate of the University of California, Irvine.

OVER 17 YEARS EXPERIENCE WITH FEDERAL RELATIONS

  • United States Departments of Agriculture

  • Education

  • Labor

  • Homeland Security (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

  • Environmental Protection Agency

  • Health and Human Services (Administrations on Children and Families

  • Aging

  • Community Services

  • Bureau of Primary Health

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

  • Social Security Administration

OVER 20 YEARS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND OUTREACH

  • Board Chairman & Past Treasurer, St. Thomas East End Health Center

  • Current Board Member, Past President & Vice President, United Way STT/STJ

  • Past Governing Board Member, Virgin Islands Head Start Program

  • Past Co-coordinator, Project Homeless Connect St. Thomas & St. Croix

  • Past Member, Continuum of Care Steering Committee

  • Past Designated Mass Care Coordinator for the Territory for Disasters

  • Past Board Member, Big Brothers/Big Sisters; Past Member, Special Needs Task Force

  • Member, Health Information Exchange Steering Committee

  • Past Member, University of the Virgin Islands Eastern Caribbean Center Advisory Committee

  • Member, Living Wage Task Force

  • Member, V.I. Health Learning Network

  • Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (1983)

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS & AFFILIATIONS

  • Who’s Who Among International Professionals (Twice)

  • Who’s Who Among Students at American Colleges and Universities.

  • Trained Arbitrator, Public Employees Relations Board.

  • American Management Association (Past Member).

  • National Association of Community Health Centers

  • American Planners Association (Past Member)

  • International Association of Emergency Managers (Past Member)