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Neva Edwards
(1931 - )
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Neva Edwards
Former Speaker of the House of Assembly of Dominica

Neva Edwards was a former Speaker of the House of Assembly of Dominica.

Early life and education

Neva Edwards was born in 1931.

Career

Neva Edwards has dedicated her life to education, in particularly, to pre-school education. At the Social Centre, she was managing director of four NGO programmes, in particular the National Early Childhood Programme.

Edwards served as speaker of the House of Assembly of Dominica from 1993 to 1995.

Honours and awards

She received the Meritorious Service Award in 1991. In 1999, she was nominated by the Dominica National Council of Women for the Caricom Award for Women in 1999. In 2011, she was inducted into a Hero's Park in the village of Marigot.

Personal Life

Edwards has also served as an accredited lay preacher amongst other leading positions in the Methodist church.

Resources

PARLIAMENTARY TIMELINE
Post Chamber Party Date
Speaker House of Assembly DFP 1 November 1993 -2 August 1995
Sources
http://dominicanewsonline.com/news/homepage/news/phenomenal-caribbean-symposium-gearing/
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Neva Edwards
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Occupation Public Servant, Parliamentarian
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Date of Birth 1931
Place of Birth Dominica
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Former Speaker of the House of Assembly of Dominica
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