Central Committee

The Central Committee consists of the five (5) Island Council members as indicated in the tab ‘Island Council’ on this website. The independent chairman of the Central Committee is Island Council member Mr. Reuben Merkman.

The Central Committee prepares the discussion and decisions within the Island Council through imaging and judgment. This is through discussion between members, asking the Executive Council (now Government Commissioners) questions and by advising the Island Council. There is also the opportunity to discuss current matters regarding the island.

Right to speak for residents

Residents have the right to speak on most agenda points in the Central Committee. Residents who want to make use of this right, can register by sending an email to the registrar.

This must be done 2 days before the date of the meeting of the Central Committee.