CCREEE’s Administrative Unit provides critical support to the Centre’s work in the implementation of its strategic programmatic areas, along with specific support to the Executive Director, the Finance Manager and the wider CCREEE team.
The Administrative Unit supports a range of administrative and logistical functions including: liaison support for the Executive Board, Technical Committee, government agencies and entities, development partners and CCREEE’s other stakeholders. The Unit also supports travel coordination, procurement of goods and services, event management and property management, among other key areas.
Leading the Unit is Karen Forte, CCREEE’s Administrative Officer/Executive Assistant. Ms Forte holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Economics from York College, New York and a Certified Administrative Professional designation with an organizational management specialty (CAP-OM) from IAAP, Kansas City, Missouri. She is a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) and the Barbados Association of Office Professionals (BAOP).