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Governor’s Office on Caribbean Affairs

Applying for an Ethnic Commission Seat  LINK

GOCI’s Administrative Director
Dr. Aitza M. Haddad Nuñez

Commission Members

Ambassador Curtis Ward (Jamaica, Montgomery County)

Vice Chair:

Dr. Melissa Buckley (Jamaica, Baltimore City)
Gabriel Christian (Dominica, Prince George’s County)
Samantha Howard (Puerto Rico, Prince George’s County)
Luis McSween (Trinidad and Tobago, Prince George’s City)
Habacuc Petion (Haiti, Wicomico County)
Dr. Carla Sewer (U.S. Virgin Islands, Somerset County)
Dr. Elaine Simon (Islands of Antigua & Barbuda, Baltimore City)
Kassandra Tucker (Guyana, Harford County)

2024 Public Commission Meetings
Governor’s Commission on Caribbean Affairs (Held on Thursdays via Zoom from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

February 8, 2024 – SPS-I Meeting   Agenda   Video
February 29, 2024 – SPS-II Meeting   Agenda   Video
March 21, 2024  Agenda   Video
June 27,2024    Agenda   Postponed
September 5, 2024
December 12, 2024

2024 Events & Programs

June 2024 – “Caribbean American Heritage Month Celebration”

Commission Documents
Executive Order
2013 Annual Report

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