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Chanelle Brown joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in January 1997

She has served in various capacities in the Ministry including:

Economic, Trade and Sustainable Development (ETSD) Division, Head of Division

Project Manager, new ePassport, eVisa System.

Consular Division

Legal Affairs Division

Protocol Division

Chanelle has undergone the following Public Service Deployments

Ministry of Labour and National Insurance

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Health and Environment


Chanelle has served in several Overseas Posts including:

Bahamas Consulate General, Miami- serving as Consul/Deputy Consul General

 Bahamas Embassy to the United States and Permanent Mission of the Bahamas to The Organization of American States (OAS) Washington, D.C. serving as Third Secretary/Vice Consul and Alternate Representative to the Organization of American States(OAS)

 Chanelle currently serves at the Bahamas High Commission, Ottawa as Counsellor/Acting High Commissioner (since October 2021)

Prior to joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chanelle served as an Immigration Officer at the Bahamas’ Department of Immigration

Chanelle’s Professional Training include:

College of The Bahamas-(now University of The Bahamas), The Bahamas
1994-Associate of Arts – Language and Communications- Option B-French,

1997-Associate of Arts- Language and Communications- Option A- Spanish

Nova Southeastern University, U.S
2000 -BSc: Professional Management

University of Huddersfield, U.K

2010 -LLB(Hons)

Chanelle’s Foreign Language knowledge includes: Spanish and French, working knowledge of both
Chanelle’s Hobbies/Interests are Gardening, cooking, fishing, and travelling

Chanelle’s Civic and Charitable Affiliation/Appointments include:

Lay Minister, Church of God of Prophecy

President of Priceless Treasures Young Ladies Mentorship Group. Justice of the Peace,