Jearlean John has been chosen as the UNC representative for La Horquetta/Talparo.
Political Leader of the UNC, Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced John’s selection at a virtual meeting held by the party on Thursday night.
Persad-Bissessar said John has a track record of entrepreneurial and management excellence for over twenty-five (25) years.
“She has served as the Managing Director of HDC, Chairman of UDECOTT, CEO of the Pizza Boys Group, Minister of Transport, Tourism and Tobago Affairs, Director of VMSTT (VMCOTT), CEO of PTSC and the Business Development Manager of the UWI St. Augustine along with Board Memberships of T&TEC and YTEPP.”
She is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Professional Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.
John is also the deputy political leader of the party.
The party has ended its screening process and current MP’s are awaiting their results.