Erika Benjamin-Callwood is the primary human resource officer for the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA).
As the Deputy Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations for VITEMA, Mrs. Callwood is responsible for recruitment and retention, employee and labor relations, benefits and compensation, legal compliance, and workplace conflict. Of all these duties, recruitment is her passion. During the four years employed at VITEMA, Mrs. Callwood has been promoted from Human Resource Administrator to Deputy Director.
Mrs. Callwood holds a Master's in Business Administration from Liberty University and is a Certified Public Manager from the University of the Virgin Islands. She is an active senior member of the Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron, Southeast Region. Her past management experience in the private sector was most insightful and advantageous to her role in the public sector. One of her primary goals is to never stop learning and use the knowledge to provide additional support to the Agency and the Virgin Islands community.