Updated September 08, 2023
Mone’t Francis-Gardner currently serves as a Grant Administrator for the Government of the Virgin Islands Office of Management and Budget. In this role, her primary responsibility is administration of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Government of the Virgin Islands State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF). Managing these funds requires developing and implementing processes and programs to assist the Governor’s efforts in providing aid to the public and private sectors and residents to mitigate the negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic within the territory.
Mone’t has over fourteen years of accounting experience in both public and private sector; twelve of those years served in the public sector of the US Virgin Islands. She has experience in budget development, developing and implementing financial processes, and overseeing multimillion-dollar budgets. She understands the importance and value of effective internal processes and through her varied experiences, she has developed strong leadership skills. Mone’t holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and an Associates of Arts degree in Business Management from the University of the Virgin Islands.
Aug 18, 2023Jason
Today in Saipan, CNMI, 24 exceptional leaders from across the Pacific islands marked their graduation from the Graduate School USA's Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). The diverse group of program participants represented the US-affiliated insular areas of the Pacific.More Info
Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) Summer 2023 Meeting Concludes in Portland, Oregon, Navigating the Way for Growth and Collaboration
Jun 02, 2023Monique
The Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) recently concluded its summer meeting in Portland, Oregon, bringing together finance leaders and staff from U.S.-affiliated island jurisdictions to foster growth and collaboration. The event featured discussions on challenges in issuing...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.