Prime Minister of Sint Maarten
Silveria Jacobs (born 31 July 1968) is the current Prime Minister of Sint Maarten. She is the leader of the political party National Alliance.
Ms. Jacobs obtained her bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of the Virgin Islands in 1991. Between 1992 and 2008, she has served as a teacher and subsequently a student care educator at the Leonald Conner School in Cole Bay; the primary school she attended in her childhood.
Ms. Jacobs’ political career started in 2010 when she joined the National Alliance. In 2018 she became the leader of the party and is the first woman to hold this position. In the period between 2012 and 2013, she served as the Minister of Education, Youth, Sport, and Culture. In 2014 she was elected and serve as a member of the parliament of Sint Maarten until 2015. In the period between 2015 and 2018, Ms. Jacobs held office as the Minister of Education, Youth, Sport and Culture once more. In addition to her current position as the Prime Minister, Ms. Jacobs holds office as the Minister of General Affairs.