Former Speaker of the House of Assembly of St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Dennie Wilson is a former Speaker of the House of Assembly of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Early life and education
Dennie Wilson was born on Union Island. He holds two Master’s degrees – a Master of Science in Education (Queen’s College, CUNY) and a Master of Science in Administration and Leadership (College of St. Rose at Albany, New York). He also holds certificates in School Building Leadership and School District Leadership, and an advanced Certificate in Education. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in political science from Fordham University in New York.
Dennie Wilson was a school teacher in Union Island and Bequia in the early 1970s. He was also a customs/revenue officer in the mid 1970s, from where he launched into politics.
He served as Speaker of the House of Assembly of St. Vincent and the Grenadines from 17 August 1982 to 12 April 1984 under the St. Vincent Labour Party administration of late Prime Minister Robert Milton Cato. Previously, he had served as a Government Senator and in 1981.
Wilson currently works as an administrator with New York City’s Department of Education (NYCDOE). Wilson is also founder and chief executive officer of the proposed Rockaway (Queens, New York) Community Stem Charter School (RCSCC).
Wilson is married to his childhood sweetheart Indica Wilson and has two daughters, Denica and Tedra.