(CMR) Acting Governor of St. Maarten Reynold Groenveldt passed away on Tuesday, 24 May. The acting governor reportedly died suddenly.
Mr. Groeneveldt, an attorney at law, was appointed by Royal Decree as the first Acting Governor of Sint Maarten. Previously Mr. Groeneveldt served as Acting Lieutenant Governor during the transition period from 31 May 2010 until 10 October 2010.
“The President of Parliament, Mrs. Grisha S. Heyliger-Marten, on behalf of the Parliament of Sint Maarten, would like to extend deepest and sincerest condolences to the Groeneveldt family, His Excellency the Governor of Sint Maarten, drs. E.B. Holiday and the people of Sint Maarten on the sudden passing of the acting Governor of Sint Maarten, Mr. Reynold A. Groeneveldt, LL.M,” a Facebook post from the country's parliament stated.