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Friday, Dec 03, 2021

SSB seeking new chairman

SSB seeking new chairman

The government is seeking a new Chairman of the Social Security Board (SSB).
The post was advertised on the government’s official website following talks that the current Chairman Ian Smith would no longer be serving in the post.

Opposition Leader Marlon Penn mentioned rumours of Smith’s departure recently while the House of Assembly was debating whether to appoint Jeanette Scatliffe-Boynes as the permanent Director of the SSB.

The government did not confirm or deny the aforesaid rumours at the time.

Meanwhile, the circumstances under which Smith is leaving the post is not immediately clear.

As for the potential new holder of the SSB chairmanship, the government said they are now accepting applications from interested and qualified persons to fill the position.

A full description of the requirements for the position of chairperson can be found on the government’s website. Letters of interest along with the applicant’s curriculum vitae should be emailed to the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour & Immigration at

The deadline to submit completed applications is Tuesday, September 21.

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