Candidate #7, Tswana Nunes-Burleson
Tswana was born in the Netherlands, grew up in Aruba and chose to live in Sint Maarten for the last 23 years. After hurricane Luis devastated Sint Maarten, Tswana decided to leave Aruba and settle on Sint Maarten in order to help her friends and family rebuild their livelihood and rebuild Sint Maarten.
Tswana has worked in the public sector, namely at the Ministry of Finance, Justice, the Council of Advice and Faction staff. She has also a lot of experience working in the private As entrepreneur she also worked in the tourism industry where she established a company that handled Luxury Mega Motor & Sailing Yachts. Tswana is a committed humanitarian.
In this regard she volunteers her experience and skills as she with the youth of Sint Maarten. As a trained PADI Rescue scuba diver, she co- founded a Swim, Snorkel and Scuba Dive foundation that provides free swim and diving courses to particularly young persons during the off season. As a qualified mentor she also assists with several of the foster care homes on Sint Maarten. Tswana is committed to make a difference in Sint Maarten.