Updated September 16, 2022
Deviqua R. Parris serves as the Special Assistant to the Assistant Commissioner of the Procurement Division within the Department of Property & Procurement on St. Thomas. In her position, Ms. Parris has been tasked with the review and assignment of various procurement functions that ensure the efficient and effective completion of all procurement-related duties.
Prior to joining the Department of Property & Procurement, Ms. Parris served at the Department of Education in several capacities, the most recent including the Assistant to the Director of the Procurement Division where she oversaw the daily administrative functions of the office and ensured department compliance with local and federal procurement regulations.
Ms. Parris holds a Master's in Business Administration from the University of the Virgin Islands and a Bachelor of Science in Business from the Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia. The motto "Nothing is so complicated, that it cannot be simplified by hard work" expresses how all obstacles can be completed by creating milestones towards success. Ms. Parris's firm belief in this motto has played an integral role in her character and has greatly contributed to her achievements and accomplishments in her career.
The Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives Successfully Concludes Grants Training in American Samoa
Nov 02, 2023Monique
With support from the Department of the Interior - Office of Insular Affairs, the Pacific and Virgin Islands (PITI-VITI) successfully held grant training in American Samoa from October 24 to October 30, 2023.More Info
The Association of Pacific Islands Public Auditors (APIPA) 34th Annual Conference: Shining a Light on Public Accountability in the Pacific Successfully Concludes
Sep 05, 2023Monique
The Association of Pacific Islands Public Auditors (APIPA) successfully concluded its 34th Annual Conference, held from August 28 to September 1, 2023, in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands. This year's conference, funded by the Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs, marked...More Info
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.