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Adrian Thomas
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Adrian Augustine Thomas
Former Election Candidate, Grenada

Adrian Augustine Thomas is a Grenadian politician. 

Early life and education

Adrian Augustine Thomas holds  a Diploma in General Agriculture from the Eastern Caribbean Institute of Agriculture and Forestry, a Bachelor of Laws [LLB. (Hons)] from the University of Wolverhampton, and a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Leicester.

Career

Having begun his career as a Teacher at St. David’s Roman Catholic School, Adrian Thomas has served in a vast range of diverse portfolios of increasing importance in his professional life. These include, Plant Quarantine/Protection Officer, Ministry of Agriculture (Pest Management Unit); Deputy Labour Commissioner, Ministry of Labour; Properties Manager; and Lecturer (Part-time), University of the West Indies Open Campus.

Thomas unsuccessfullly contested the St. David seat for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2018 General Election. He unsuccessfully contested the seat in the 2013 election.

Personal life

Simmons is married and the fater of three children. He has also established a name for himself in the world of music, where he is known by his sobriquet, “The Persuader”, and where he has served as President of Grenada Professional Association of Calypsonians and Tents.

His social and community service record includes:

  • Past-Chairman of the St. David’s Development Committee
  • Past Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the St. David’s Football league
  • Scout Leader of St. David Roman Catholic School Scout Troop
  • Scout Leader of St. David Catholic Secondary School Scout Troop
  • Co - Leader of 1st Vincennes Scout Troop
  • Member of the Public Workers Union (PWU) Executive Council.
  • Former member of the PWU Salary and Fringe Benefits Negotiation Team.
  • Past PWU Representative on the Designated Travelling Officers Committee (cabinet appointed).
  • Past member of the Cabinet-appointed Interview Committee for Permanent Residence and Citizenship
  • Former Director on the Board of the Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association.
  • Past member of the Human Resource Committee of the Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association.
Sources
http://www.ndcgrenada.org
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Properties Manager, Politician

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Place of Birth Grenada
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Election Candidate: 2018 General Election
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