By Benjamin Flowers: Belmopan City has a new Deputy Mayor, Councilor Nikki Augustine.
Augustine, who is the council responsible for Tourism Promotion, Cultural Development, E-Governance, Small Business Development & Investment, and Incubation Center Facilitation, was elected at a meeting on August 31 and will officially take up the post for a six-month tenure on September 10.
She brings with her extensive background in Marketing and Communications, as a holder of a master’s degree in Marketing and Communications with a focus on Political Communications at the University of Albany, New York, and a Master’s in Project Management.
Councilor Augustine is the mind behind Belmopan’s popular Garden City Night Market as well as the recent TAG Teen Summit which gave youths a space to raise their concerns about issues affecting them. Notably, she is also a lead coordinator for the National MSME Roadshow that is currently taking place across the country to promote small business development.
Breaking Belize News congratulates Councilor Augustine on becoming Deputy Mayor and wishes her well as she continues to serve the people of Belmopan.