Lieutenant Colonel Trevor K. Pennyfeather will shortly be installed as the country’s new Superintendent of Prison.
The announcement was made by the Cabinet on Thursday morning.
Colonel Pennyfeather has been given the responsibility to reorganize and restructure the prison services and to complete the upgrade of the prison cells that have been started. He replaces Jermaine Anthony.
A career Army Officer with over thirty-five years of service in the Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force, Colonel Pennyfeather was appointed as Deputy Chief of Defence Staff of the Force in 2020.
He has also served as Command of Antigua and Barbuda’s – US-sponsored Counter Narcotics Intelligence Centre between 1993 to 2003, and as Officer in Command of the Regional Security System Maritime School of Excellence from 2005 to 2007.
In addition, Lt. Colonel Pennyfeather has been Antigua and Barbuda’s Alternate National Point of Contact on Intelligence since 2010.
He has also served as Joint Coordinator Exercise TRADEWINDS and Commanding Officer of 1st Battalion Antigua and Barbuda Regiment and Service and Support Battalion.
Lieutenant Colonel Pennyfeather is also trained in intelligence and Counter Narcotics