Melissa Ponponne Skerrit
Political Candidate, Dominica
Melissa Ponponne Skerrit is a Dominican politician.
Melissa Poponne Skerrit was born on 14 May 1981 in Dominica. She is the daughter of businessman Valentine Poponne.
She is the proprietor of the clothing store Dons & Divas and president of charity organisation Melissa Skerrit Foundation.
For many years, Mrs. Skerrit has been involved in the organisation of Carnival costume bands, the mentoring of young persons and managing a back-to–school programme.
Skerrit is contesting the Roseau Central seat for the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) in the 2019 General Election.
Melissa Skerrit is married to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of Dominica. They have two children