Eldine W. Sterling serves as Deputy Commissioner of Transportation at the Department of Property and Procurement within the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands. In this capacity, he oversees the acquisition, registration, maintenance, and final disposal of all GVI Executive Branch fleet vehicles. He also supervises the newly implemented gas card program in the St. Thomas-St. John District and intends to replicate the same in the St. Croix District.
Prior to being the Deputy Commissioner at Property and Procurement, Mr. Sterling worked at the Virgin Islands Housing Authority. He quickly moved up the ladder of success and became a part of the Virgin Islands Housing Authority’s Management Team. During his twenty-three (23) years of service, he served in a variety of roles to include Maintenance Worker, Inspector, Vacancy Coordinator, Quality Control Coordinator, Inventory Control Manager, and Maintenance Manager. He fought tirelessly to return the Virgin Islands Housing Authority out of receivership from the Federal Government.
In 2016, Deputy Commissioner Sterling became a member of the DPP Management Team. Deputy Commissioner Sterling continues to work with all stakeholders as they champion the goals and objectives of the GVI’s Fleet Initiatives. Mr. Sterling has been instrumental in the Department’s efforts to downsize the Government Fleet, which in turn has lowered fuel consumption. He has also successfully led efforts to transition to the Gas Card Program and a comprehensive Vehicle Tracking System that will be fully implemented in FY2020.
Currently, Deputy Commissioner Mr. Sterling is a candidate in the Certified Public Manager® Program at the University of the Virgin Islands. He was previously awarded a Certification in Computer Operations, Certified Maintenance Manager, Employee of the Year in 1997, and has received serval outstanding customer relations and superior work ethics awards.
Deputy Commissioner Sterling remains committed to the goals and objectives of the Department of Property and Procurement and service to the People of the Virgin Islands.