Governor-General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Governor-General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Coat of arms of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Incumbent
Susan Dougan
since 1 August 2019
Viceroy
StyleHer Excellency
ResidenceGovernment House, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
AppointerMonarch of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Term lengthAt His Majesty's pleasure
Formation27 October 1979
First holderSir Sydney Gun-Munro
SalaryEC$127,167 annually[1]
Websitewww.gov.vc

The governor-general of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is the representative of the Vincentian monarch, currently King Charles III.

The office of the governor-general was created in 1979 when the islands gained independence as a Commonwealth realm.

List of governors-general of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines[edit]

Following is a list of people who have served as governor-general of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines since independence in 1979.[2]

Symbols

^† Died in office.
  Denotes Acting Governors-General
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Monarch
(Reign)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Sir Sydney Gun-Munro
(1916–2007)
27 October
1979
28 February
1985
5 years, 124 days
Elizabeth II

(1979–2022)
2 Sir Joseph Lambert Eustace
(1908–1996)
28 February
1985
29 February
1988
3 years, 1 day
Henry Harvey Williams
(1917–2004)
Acting Governor-General
29 February
1988
20 September
1989
1 year, 204 days
3 Sir David Emmanuel Jack
(1918–1998)
20 September
1989
1 June
1996
6 years, 255 days
4 Sir Charles Antrobus
(1933–2002)
1 June
1996
3 June
2002[†]
6 years, 2 days
Dame Monica Dacon
(b. 1934)
Acting Governor-General
3 June
2002
22 June
2002
19 days
5 Sir Frederick Ballantyne
(1936–2020)
22 June
2002
1 August
2019
17 years, 40 days
6 Dame Susan Dougan
(b. 1955)
1 August
2019
Incumbent 4 years, 213 days

Charles III

(2022–present)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure for the Year 2022" (PDF). Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. 13 December 2021. p. 19.
  2. ^ "Past Governors General". www.gov.vc. Retrieved 2022-06-02.