Updated June 20, 2022
Sonia D. Sterling serves as a Senior Grants Analyst for the U.S. Virgin Islands Office of Management and Budget on St. Thomas. Although Sonia has served in this position for the past six (6) years, her tenure with the agency actually spans eleven (11) years in various capacities as a Grants Analyst, Budget Coordinating Officer III, and Hazard Mitigation Program Specialist. As a Senior Grants Analyst, Sonia works closely with the other Grants Analysts in the areas of Single Audit OMB A-133, Executive and Federal budgets, all while collaborating with the Associate Director and program and fiscal points-of-contact government wide. Prior to joining the Office of Management and Budget, Sonia worked in the private sector as an Accountant Assistant and in the public sector as an Assistant Auditor for the Government of Antigua and Barbuda where she conducted various audits throughout multiple government departments. Sonia holds a Masters in Business Administration from Bakers College in Flint, Michigan and also a Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Accounting. Sonia avails herself of continued learning opportunities that will be the catalyst towards her advancement as a more effective and efficient employee, and future leader in her capacity as a public servant with the Government of the Virgin Islands.
Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) Holds Successful IGFOA Winter Meeting in Honolulu
Feb 19, 2023Monique
The Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) held its Winter Meeting in Honolulu from February 14-17, 2023. This was the first time since 2019 that the IGFOA had an opportunity to meet in person, and the theme for this year's conference was "Resetting." The conference was a...More Info
ELDP Participants Learn to Navigate Leadership Roles in the Pacific Islands
Dec 28, 2022Monique
The Graduate School USA’s Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives held the first session of the 2023 Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) in Guam from December 6-13, 2022. The ELDP was commissioned by the U.S. Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs in 2008 and...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.