Following the recommendations of the Members of the Association of the Districts of Victoria, President Wavel Ramkalawan has appointed Ms Lydia Charlie to serve as Acting Mayor of Victoria from 1st April 2023 until such time as the legislation has been enacted for the appointment of an elected Mayor.
Ms Lydia Charlie has been the Executive Director in the Office of the Mayor since January 2015 and has a career background in tourism promotion and development.
The post of Mayor of Victoria has been held since January 2017 by Mr David André who is now the Secretary General for SNICHA. His second term of office as Mayor expired in December 2022.
The Association of the Districts of Victoria comprises the directly elected Members of the National Assembly for Bel Air (Hon Norbert Loizeau), St Louis (Hon Sathya Naidu), Mont Buxton (Hon Gervais Henri), English River (Hon Andy Labonté), Mont Fleuri (Hon Michel Roucou), Plaisance (Hon Richard Labrosse), Roche Caiman (Hon Audrey Vidot) and (Les Mamelles) Hon. Bernard Georges.
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