Minister of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture

 

Hon. Patrick Jason Faber

PERSONAL INFORMATION 

Date of Birth : 21st March, 1978
Place of Birth: Belize City, Belize
Citizenship: Belizean
Sex: Male

Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name: Krishna Gillett Faber
Children : Krischnan Patrick Jason Faber  Patrick Jason Faber Jr.

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 

2008 -         Minister of Education

2007 -         Regional Leader of the Central Region of the United Democratic Party (largest region with 13/31 constituencies)

1998 -2007  Teacher   Anglican Cathedral College

  • Subjects taught include:  Principles of Business, Caribbean History, Social Studies, Religious Studies, Information Technology, Economics

2003 -         Member of the Belizean House of Representatives – Collet

  • Represent the residents of the Collet Electoral Division (1 of 31 in the country), in the Belizean National Assembly.  Collet is located on the Southside of Belize City.
  • Duties include developing platforms and programs to help in the alleviation of socio-economic conditions of the residents.

2004- 2007- Vice Principal              Anglican Cathedral College

  • Responsibilities as Vice Principal include assisting the Principal in administrational duties

 

EDUCATION 

1990 -1994      St. John’s College High School          Diploma          Arts and Science

1994 – 1996    St John’s Junior College         Associates Degree – Economics and History

1996 -1998      Valdosta State University       (Valdosta, GA. USA)

Bachelor of Arts -  Economics

2000 – 2003    University of North Florida    ( Jacksonville, Fl. USA)

Masters of Education – Educational Leadership

2007 – 2011     Oklahoma State University  (Stillwater OK. USA)

Doctor of Education – Higher Education

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS 

  • Topped the polls for the United Democratic Party in Municipal Elections of March 1999
  • Made the largest margin of victory in the history of the Collet Constituency
  • First Candidate to accomplish back to back victory in the Collet Constituency since Belize’s Independence
  • Currently the youngest member of the Belize House of Representatives and the Cabinet

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS 

Member of the Central Executive of the United Democratic Party 1999-

President of the Belize National Youth Commission, 1995 – 1996

Member of the Board of the Belize Social Investment Fund - 1996

Member of the Board of Governors of the Anglican Cathedral College, 1999 - 2003

Member of the Standing Committee of the Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Belize

Member of the Credit Committee, St. John’s Credit Union, 1999 – 2002

Member of the Education Board of the Anglican Diocese of Belize

Treasurer of St. John’s Cathedral Parish, 2000 -2002

Chairperson of Selection Committee for Principals of Anglican Schools, 2004

 

INTERESTS 

Community development

Working with young people

New innovations in technology

Public speaking

 

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