On Thursday February 1, 2018, the staff of the Department of Youth Development and Sports unveiled and introduced its new Acting Deputy Permanent Secretary.
Liota Charlemagne-Mason assumed the said position, as the Ministry continues on its mission to strengthen growth and capacity building, which undoubtedly will rebound towards the further enhancing of the Ministry’s product.
The latest addition towards this growth and development process, Charlemagne- Mason , holds a degree in Information Systems Management and by extension Human Resource Management. In addition, she boasts of a Post Graduate Certificate —Masters in Sports Management. Not to be undone, she has been employed for 21 unbroken years in the public service and in the process sought to bolster quality work ethics via commitment and professionalism.
Having been bestowed the accolades of Netballer of the Year in 1990 and Coach of the year in 1997 in the same discipline, indeed her stint in that field is more than exemplary. She has crowned these individual sporting achievements by being elected to the President of the St Lucia Netball Association on numerous occasions. To date, she is the current President of the said Association and despite the numerous challenges encountered, has sought to bring a level of stability and attitudinal change towards the sport.
Indeed it has been a challenge which in true progressive nature Charlemagne-Mason has relished. Indeed she seems more than adequate and nurtured as she embarks on her new challenges.