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Joan Dillas-Wright
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Senator The Hon. Joan Dillas-Wright, MBE, JP
President of the Senate of Bermuda

Joan Dillas-Wright is a Bermudian healthcare professional, politician, and the current President of the Senate of Bermuda.

Early life and education

Joan Dillas-Wright attained her bachelors degree from Queen’s University; later she attained her Masters in Science at Indiana University.

Career

Dillas-Wright has worked in the Healthcare field, in the UK and Bermuda. She had a 30 year tenure with the Bermuda Hospitals Board, serving as Director of Nursing and Administration of the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute, (recognised as a ‘Legend’); also a BHB Consultant; and CEO, until retiring in 2006. She has additionally served on many local Boards, Committees and Task Forces.

She has also served as a Panelist on the Family Court. Currently she is a member of the Executive and Management Committees of the LCCA.

An independent Senator, Dillas-Wright was appointed President of the Senate in September 2017. She previously served as Vice President of the Senate from 2008 to 2017.

Honours and awards

Dillas-Wright was awarded the Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her contribution to Healthcare in Bermuda.

Sources
http://parliament.bm/senatemember/view/37
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Occupation Healthcare Professional, Politician
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Place of Birth Bermuda
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Notable Accomplishments
President of the Senate of Bermuda: 2017 - present
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