Richard T. Evangelista

Commission Member

Richard T. Evangelista is currently an Assistant Attorney General in the Virgin Islands Department of Justice Paternity and Child Support Division where he serves as Chief Counsel. Prior thereto he served as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center from May 2016 until October 2017. He also served as the Acting Chief of Human Resources from March 2016 until June 2016 and as General Counsel at the Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center from March 2015 until October 2017. Mr. Evangelista also served as the Senior Policy Advisor to Governor John P. de Jongh, Jr., as the Assistant Commissioner of Labor and as the Legal Counsel to the Virgin Islands Public Employees Relations Board. Prior to PERB, Richard served as a law clerk to the Honorable Maria M. Cabret, he was Legal Counsel to the President of the 23rd Legislature of the Virgin Islands and he was a staff attorney at Legal Services of the Virgin Islands. Richard is admitted to the Virgin Islands Bar.