Head of State

His Excellency, The Honourable Charles Savarin

The President is the Head of State of the Commonwealth of Dominica. The Office of the President is established by Section 18 of the Dominica Constitution Order 1978. The President is elected by the House of Assembly and holds office for a term of five years.

Charles A. Savarin was elected President of the Commonwealth of Dominica by the House of Assembly on Monday, September 30, 2013 in accordance with the provisions of Section 19 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Dominica. He comes to the office of President after a long and distinguished career as a teacher, trade unionist, parliamentarian, diplomat and government minister.

More information on the President can be found by visiting the Office of the President website.