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Senator Sammuel Sanes US Virgin Islands District of St. Croix "Commitment You Can See !"




Assistant Program Manager, VI Behavioral Services, St. Croix, VI May 2001-2007;

Case Manager, VI Behavioral Services, St. Croix, VI October 2000-May 2001;

State Certified Case Manager, Florida, USA 1998-2000.



- Recipient of the VISIONARY VOICE AWARD which is an award that recognizes the creativity and hard work of individuals around the country who have demonstrated outstanding work to end sexual violence

- "It's About Giving our Children a Chance" Virgin Islands Behavioral Services Award

 - Virgin Islands Puerto Rico Friendship Partners for Success

 - Department of Human Services Appreciation to Senator Sammuel Sanes for Employment of People with Disabilities (October 2009)

 - Hope SDA Church Family - Award given in recognition of Exceptional Service and Selfless Loyalty to the People of our Community (October 2009)

 - Award given by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., - ETA IOTA IOTA Chapter:  Citizen of the Year Award (November 2009)

 - Certificate of Appreciation from the Christian Brotherhood Council for Senator Sammuel Sanes' dedication toward the residents of Golden Grove (March 2010)

 - Certificate of Appreciation in Recognition of Valuable Contribution to the UVI Alumni Give Back Program Student Convocation, University of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix Campus (August 2009)

 - Proclamation rendered by the Mayor of Vieques recognizing Senator Sammuel Sanes as an ambassador between the Virgin Islands and Vieques (July 2010)

 - The Department of Health, Division of Mental Health, Alcoholism and Drug Dependency:  Award to Sammuel Sanes for his Leadership on the Prevention Advisory Council and his Dedication to the Virgin Islands Community (March 2008)

 - ELBC:  Edward L. Browne Center special Remembrance Award presented to Sammuel Sanes in May 2008 in Memory of Carmelo Sanes Belardo, Father.

 - 2012 Award from AZ Academy for continuous support



  - The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

 - Hispanos Unidos

 - The Edward L. Browne Center

 - The Enrique Romero Nieves American Legion Post 102

 - Women's Coalition of the Virgin Islands

 - The Virgin Islands Puerto Rico Friendship Committee

 - The Department of Health:  Virgin islands Prevention (VIP)

 - The State Incentive Grant (SIG) Program

 - Volunteer for the Virgin Islands Cancer Society

 - Senator Sammuel Sanes also conducts workshops for adolescents and education for the AZ Academy, the Episcopal Church and the SOL Project



- Senator, 28th Legislature of the Virgin Islands


- Senator, 29th Legislature of the Virgin Islands

- Senator, 30th Legislature of the Virgin Islands

- Senator, 31st Legislature of the Virgin Islands 

- Legislative Secretary – 28th and 29th Legislature of the Virgin Islands; Chairman, Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice - 28th and 29th Legislature of the Virgin Islands

- Senate Vice President – 30th Legislature of the Virgin Islands; Chairman, Rules and Judiciary – 30th Legislature of the Virgin Islands

- Senate Majority Leader - 31st Legislature of the Virgin Islands; Chairman, Energy and Environmental Protection - 31st Legislature of the Virgin Islands 




Title:  Operation Specialist

Rank:  Petty Officer Third Class

Honorable Discharge from the Armed Forces of the United States of America:  United States Navy.  Sammuel Sanes was awarded Certificate as a Testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service


M. Ed., 2008, University of the Virgin Islands

            Major:  Educational Counseling

            Thesis:  "Factors Contributing to the Development of Juvenile Delinquents in the VI"

A.A., 1998, Keiser College

         Major:  Paralegal Studies

         Dean's List

B. A., 1992, Florida Memorial College

          Major:  Public Administration

          Dean's List, Magnum Cum Laude

CPR, First Aid and MAB (Management of Aggressive Behavior) certified.

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32nd Legisature of the Virgin Islands

District: St. Croix

Party Affliation: Democrat

Term: Fourth

Standing Committees

Chairman: Committee on Government Affairs, Veterans, Energy & Environmental Protection

Vice Chair: Committee on Housing, Public Works, Waste Management & Planning

MemberCommittee on Rules & Judiciary, Committee on Health, Hospitals and Human Services, Committee on Economic Development & Agriculture


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Office of Senator Sammuel Sanes

Senate Majority Leader

32nd Legislature of the Virgin Islands

Address: 100 Lagoon Homes, Suite 2

Frederiksted, St. Croix USVI 00840

Telephone: 340-712-2278 

Fax: 340-712-2380

Email: [email protected] 

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