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New Inductees for St John Association of Saint Lucia

Image — L-R: Commissioner Berthia Nickson, President Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy, Deputy Commissioner Vernelle Alphonse-Cerry. (Photo: St John Association of Saint Lucia 2019)

ST JOHN Association of Saint Lucia welcomes a new commissioner and deputy commissioner. On Thursday, 12 September 2019, in a ceremony at St John Headquarters in Castries, Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy (DStJ), President of the Association, inducted BerthiaNickson as Commissioner and Vernelle Alphonse-Cerry as Deputy Commissioner of St John Association of Saint Lucia.

Miss Nickson is a University of the West Indies alumna, works at a diplomatic mission full time and volunteers with different organisations on a community and national level.

Image — L-R: Commissioner Berthia Nickson, President Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy, Deputy Commissioner Vernelle Alphonse-Cerry. (Photo: St John Association of Saint Lucia 2019)
L-R: Commissioner Berthia Nickson, President Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy, Deputy Commissioner Vernelle Alphonse-Cerry. (Photo: St John Association of Saint Lucia 2019)

Alphonse-Cerry is a primary school educator and coordinator of the St John Badgers programme.

Commissioner Nickson commented: “To serve St John Association is an honour and a pleasure. God has entrusted us as stewards of this world He created; as a sign of gratitude for all that He has blessed us with, it is our disciple mission to share our gifts with others. And this is what we do.”

St John Association of Saint Lucia is a charitable non-governmental organisation fuelled and managed by over 100 volunteers. It specialises in building capacity among residents through conducting training in the fields of first aid and disaster risk resilience.

Other non-commissioned officers of Saint John Association of Saint Lucia include: Kedrian James, Heilda Athanase, Janice Alcide, Damian Jn Baptiste, Cletus Austin, Shem Glasgow, Joseph Yarde, Seth Joseph and Patricia Paul.

St John volunteers serve the public by providing first aid assistance and conducting other works of charity. To be a St John volunteer is a rewarding way to serve your community and save lives. E-mail stjohnslu@gmail.com to volunteer today.

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