The St. Kitts Tourism Authority announced on Thursday the appointment of Jacinth Henry-Martin to serve as manager of U.S. Operations, working out of the Authority’s New York office. She will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day functions of the organization’s offices in New York and Washington, D.C.
Most recently, Henry-Martin served as deputy high commissioner for the St. Kitts & Nevis High Commission in the UK. She has also held the position of elected parliamentarian and federal minister of government with responsibility for information, culture, youth and sports, and has worked in the ministry of tourism, culture and the environment, first holding the title of director of culture and subsequently of parliamentary secretary for culture. Beginning in 1979, Henry-Martin held a variety of teaching, administrative, banking and secretarial positions, including bilingual secretary to the ambassador of Venezuela in St. Kitts.