Retired judge and former chairperson of the St. Lucia Constitutional Reform Commission, Suzie D’Auvergne, passed away this morning after a prolonged illness.
D’Auvergne retired as a High Court Judge of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Saint Lucia Circuit) in 2004. She was also appointed chairperson of the Electoral Commission in June 2012.
Practicing Barrister since January 1975 in Saint Lucia
Appointed Magistrate to the First District and Additional Magistrate to the Second District Courts September 1979
Appointed Director of Public Prosecutions September 1982
Appointed first ever Solicitor General of Saint Lucia September 1988
Appointed Puisne Judge of the Eastern Caribbean States September 1990
She served on the Board of Governors of Sir Arthur Lewis Community College 1988-1990
She is a member of the Board of Governors of St. Joseph Convent Secondary School from 1984
Chairperson of the National Archives Authority from 1995 – 2003
On 22nd February 2004 she was awarded the Saint Lucia Medal of Honour (Gold)
On the Queen’s Birthday Honour List in 2006 she was awarded (Companion of St. Michael and St George) C.M.G.
Chairperson of the Police Complaints Commission from 2006
Vice President of the OAS Administrative Tribunal
Patron of the Marian Home for the Elderly from 2005
Director of the Adelaide & Francis Home and Johnson Home for the Elderly
Member of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission