Son of the soil Dr. Haldane Davies, Vice President for Business Development and Innovation at the University of the Virgin Islands has been appointed to the Board of Examiners for the 2015 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
The Baldrige Award is the America’s highest honour for organizational innovation and performance excellence. It is the only formal recognition of both public and private U.S. organizations given by the president of the United States.
Dr. Davies’ appointment was made by the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). In response to the news Dr. Davies said: “I am thankful for the opportunity to serve in this capacity and humbly do so on behalf of the University and the people of the Virgin Islands.”
Examiners of the Baldrige National Quality Award are responsible for reviewing and evaluating applications submitted for the Award, as well as other assessment-related tasks.
The examiner board is composed of more than 350 leading experts competitively selected from industry, professional, trade, education, healthcare and non-profit organizations from across the United States.