Fees & Donations
Terms of Reference
Return Policy Guide
Survey of Returnees
Survey of Diaspora
Draft Policy Paper
Policy Paper Review
Introduction, Objective, Process
The Present Situation
Overseas Representation & Relationships with Nationals Abroad
Diaspora Promotional and Investment Roles
A. Letter of Endorsement from the Prime Minister
B. Terms of Reference
C. Draft Work Programme
D. Survey of Nationals Abroad (Questionnaire)
E. Survey of Returned Nationals (Questionnaire)
F. Copy of Letter to Overseas Missions
G. Response to Survey of Nationals Abroad (Tabulations)
H. Response to Survey of Returned Nationals (Tabulations)
I. Verbatim Comments from Nationals Abroad
J. Verbatim Comments from Returned Nationals
K. Submission from Dominica Association - Vancouver, B.C.
L. Draft Development Programming Concept
M. Comparison of OECS Overseas Representation(Tourism Offices)
N. Tabular Summary of Diaspora Report Recommendations
Related Reference Papers
Diaspora Committee Site
Working Committee - Bio Sketches
Frank Watty | J. Davison Shillingford | LeRoy Mitchell | Mona George-Dill
Dr. LeRoy Mitchell - Member
LeRoy W. Mitchell obtained his primary and secondary education on the Island of Dominica, W.I. After teaching there, both at the primary and secondary levels, he was awarded the Christian Brothers Scholarship to study at Iona College. At Iona, he received the BBA (Magna Cum Laude) in Accounting, and was awarded.
another scholarship, which culminated in the MBA in Accounting one year later. While at Iona, he interned with the international Accounting firm of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company (now KPMG ). Upon graduation, he accepted a position with another International Accounting Firm, Ernst & Ernst(now Ernst & Young). There he remained until he was recruited to join the faculty of his alma mater, Iona College. During that time he obtained a Doctorate in Public Administration at the Wagner School of Public Service of New York University. Dr. Mitchell is currently Associate Professor of Accounting at Iona, and a former chair of the department.
Dr. Mitchell is a Certified Public Accountant, and a Certified Government Financial Manager.
He is the immediate past- President of the Estate Planning Council of Westchester County.
His civic and community activities include: Treasurer of the Legal Aid Society of Westchester County, Treasurer of the New Rochelle Police Foundation, Secretary of the Industrial Development Agency of the City of New Rochelle, President of the Local Development Corporation of the City of New Rochelle, founding member of the New Rochelle Overall Economic Development Corporation, Life Member of the NAACP, member of the Government Accounting and Auditing Committee of the New York State Society of CPA's, and a Trustee of Westchester Community College.
He holds memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Government Accountants, the Calabria Society, Commonwealth of Dominica Improvement Association, and the Dominica Academy of Arts and Sciences.
He has been the recipient of the Roth Memorial Award for excellence in Business Administration, the Catholic Accountants' Guild Award for excellence in accountancy at Iona College, Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges.
He is the 2003 recipient of the James P. Kelly award, for outstanding Public Service by the Westchester chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Dr. Mitchell is married to Janice Francis-Mitchell MD. He has a son Christopher, and a stepdaughter Riann.