GESC Health Insurance Board

Milton E. Potter, SHRM-SCP, MS, IPMA-CP, the Director Designee of the Division of Personnel, is providing notice that the Division is in the process of conducting elections for the employee and retiree representatives to the GESC Health Insurance Board.  Title 3, Chapter 1, Section 6(b) requires the representation of one employee and retiree representative from the district of St. Thomas/St. John and one from the district of St. Croix to be appointed to the GESC Health Insurance Board via democratic election process.

As such, since your agency is part of the Health Insurance Plan, I am requesting that you encourage your employees to participate in this process.  Those employees, who may be interested in sitting on this Board, may submit a “GESC Board Member Candidate Form” to the Division of Personnel in either district no later than Tuesday, March 28, 2017. A copy of the form can be downloaded from the Division’s website “Forms” page, or picked up from the Division’s offices.

Below are the eligibility criteria for Employee and Retiree Representative on the GESC/Health Insurance Board.

  • Must be a full time employee working at least 40 per week
  • Must meet the retirement age by the application deadline
  • Must be the primary member on the GVI Health Insurance plan

The election has been scheduled for April 19, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. thru April 20, 2017 12:00 noon in both districts.

Your cooperation and participation in this effort to have employees appointed to the Board of the Group Health Insurance is greatly appreciated. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact Mrs. Maureen Venzen, Chief, Group Health Insurance at (340) 774-8588 extension 5132 or Averil George, Assistant Director at 718-8588.

is pleased to announce the winners of the recent elections for Employee and Retiree representatives on the Government Employees Services Commission (GESC) Group Health Insurance Board.