Barnett-Ellis Appointed As Senator

L-R: Opposition Leader Michael Pintard, Governor General Cornelius A. Smith, and Senator Michaela Barnett on Feb. 4, 2022. Photo Credit: BIS Photos/Letisha Henderson

Michaela Barnett-Ellis was presented her Instrument and Letter of Appointment to the Senate by Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith during a ceremony on Friday, February 4, 2022.

Leader of the Opposition Michael Pintard named Barnett-Ellis to the post left open after the resignation of former senator Viana Gardiner. Gardiner left the Senate to take up a position as vice president of public affairs and special projects at the Atlantis Resort and Casino.

Barnett-Ellis, an attorney-at-law, is the daughter of former Chief Justice Michael Barnett.