Having spent 4 years as a Senior Labour Officer within the department of Labour on Nevis, Winston ‘parpa’ Parris joined the Nevis Disaster Management Department. He assumed his substantive post of Community Liaison Officer upon joining the team in May of 2015.
Mr. Parris brings a wealth of community working knowledge to the post he now holds. As a community liaison officer, ‘Parpa’ is responsible for a wide range of community activities which include but not limited to: Assist with the co-ordination of the District Disaster/Emergency Committees; Coordinate Disaster Risk Reduction Activities within Communities including schools; Establishment of new Disaster/Emergency Committees. Provide coordination, support and assistance for the Community Emergency Response team (CERT) program. Mr. Parris has organized and continues to organize series of important training sessions for members of the communities which he serves.