Our mission is to be a financially viable public broadcaster contributing to national development through socially responsible, quality information, education and entertainment.
Our vision is to be the premier broadcaster providing a sustainable and culturally relevant service that is mission and customer driven.
Balance in programming, cooperation, credibility, dedication, efficiency, equity, excellence, financial prudence, integrity, loyalty, objectivity, professionalism, pride, reliability, respect, sustainability, teamwork, transparency, trust, value for money, viability, consistent with its mission, vision and core values.
Governance: How RSL97 is Run
Radio St. Lucia Company Ltd. is a limited liability company wholly owned by the Government of Saint Lucia and incorporated under the Companies Act, 1996. The Board of Directors (minimum three and maximum ten) is appointed by the Minister for Information and Broadcasting acting on behalf of the Government of Saint Lucia. Directors are usually appointed for two years and their appointments may be renewed. There is no limit to the number of terms a Director may serve.
The Board of Directors provides the leadership, strategic direction and policy framework to the company. The Board does not manage the day-to-day operations of the company, but ensures compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, ethical and moral principles. It regularly assesses its performance and effectiveness as a whole and must evaluate the performance of the Managing Director and ensure that there is a successorship plan. The Board is accountable to the Government of Saint Lucia, through the Minister for Information and Broadcasting.
The Management Team manages the day-to-day business of Radio St. Lucia Company Ltd. It is made up of the heads of the six Departments which produce or commission all of RSL97′s output, and it is led by the Managing Director. The Management Team answers to the Board of Directors through the Managing Director. The Department Heads answer to the Managing Director.
The Shareholders meet with the Board of Directors and Management annually. Annual Reports of the Company’s operations and Audited Financial Statements are submitted to the shareholders. These reports are tabled in Parliament by the Minister for Information and Broadcasting.
The Board of Directors meets monthly or as necessary for the supervision of the company’s business. The Managing Director prepares monthly reports on the company’s operations including financial statements which are submitted to the meetings of the Board of Directors. Quarterly statements are also submitted to the Minister for Information and Broadcasting.
The Management Team meets weekly or as required for the management of the company’s business. The Managing Director receives weekly and monthly reports from the Heads of Department.
The current Management Team includes:
Mc Claude Emmanuel - General Manager
Nickus Smith – Accountant
Othneil Robinson – Technical Manager
Garfield Alexander – Programmes Manager