New governor names senior staff

With inaugural events wrapping up the new US Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan is taking the next step to secure his cabinet.

On Wednesday, Bryan announced his senior staff.

Karl Knight will be his chief of staff and Kevin Rodriquez as his deputy chief of staff.

Knight is a former director of the VI Energy Office and a public policy advisor.

Rodriquez is a human resources veteran with over 24 years of executive experience.

Former senator Sammuel Sanes will be administrator for St. Croix and Avery Lewis will be administrator for St. Thomas and Water Island.

Longtime St. Thomas Attorney David A. Bornn will be chief legal counsel to the governor and Richard Motta Jr. will serve as government house communications director.

Bryan plans to announce cabinet nominations in a press conference Tuesday January 15thin St. Croix