Tag: Dorine Whittaker

Probation boss to take temporary reins at community affairs

Probation boss to take temporary reins at community affairs

| 26/09/2017 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Teresa Echenique has been appointed as acting chief officer for the Ministry of Community Affairs when Dorine McGee (nee Whittaker) makes her sudden departure at the end of this week. Echenique, who is a Caymanian, is currently the director of the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR), but she will now act as chief officer […]

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Community affairs boss pushed out after PAC hearing

Community affairs boss pushed out after PAC hearing

| 26/09/2017 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Following a shambolic performance at the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) earlier this month, when it became apparent that the chief officer in the Community Affairs Ministry was mishandling the mounting social welfare problems in Cayman, Dorine McGee (nee Whittaker) has been pushed out of her top ministerial job and agreed to take early retirement. […]

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PAC queries value of social affairs OBC

PAC queries value of social affairs OBC

| 06/09/2017 | 19 Comments

(CNS): The chair of the Public Accounts Committee and Auditor General Sue Winspear both raised concerns Wednesday that the $180,000 that government spent on an outline business case (OBC) to look at social assistance provided to the elderly, disabled and indigent was a waste of time. Ezzard Miller said he was very worried government had […]

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Long road to welfare reform

Long road to welfare reform

| 29/02/2016 | 27 Comments

(CNS): A catalogue of problems with government social assistance programmes are far from being addressed as the community affairs ministry is only at the start of a long road towards welfare reform and implementing a defined policy to deal with people in the Cayman Islands in need. Dorine Whittaker, the chief officer in the ministry, said staff […]

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