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Positive T. A. Nelson

Positive T. A. Nelson

Board Member

Positive Nelson is the current Commissioner of Agriculture. He previously served in the Legislature of the Virgin Islands for seven terms. He notes that his name, “Positive” is not just a name but an attitude towards life. It is that kind of perspective that has earned Mr. Nelson a reputation as an honest, efficient and responsive leader. Commissioner Nelson has a B.S. Degree in Accounting from St. Augustine’s University; leadership training certificates from the Henry Toll Fellowship and Eastern Leadership Academy respectively; a certificate in “Driving Government Performance” from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, a certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Notre Dame University and is a John C. Maxwell Certified Speaker, Teacher, Trainer and Coach.

He also holds certificates in mediation, arbitration, and hearing administration Commissioner Nelson is married to his high school sweetheart, Kimberly (Roper) Nelson since 1993 and together they have three sons and one daughter. They are also very happy grandparents.

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