Senator at Large

Angel L. Bolques, Jr.
At Large
Senator Angel L. Bolques, Jr.
Senator-at-Large
District: At Large

Angel L. Bolques Jr., a native of the Virgin Islands, has dedicated his life to public service and the betterment of his beloved community. Born and raised on the picturesque island of St. Croix, he fondly recalls his childhood in the Peters Rest neighborhood. There, he enjoyed playing with his siblings and friends, cherishing the moments until the street lights signaled the end of each day. These formative years instilled in him a deep appreciation for family, community, and the rich cultural heritage of the Virgin Islands.
 
From a young age, Angel demonstrated a passion for the arts, with a particular talent in artistic drawing. As he grew, his interests evolved, leading him to excel in graphic arts, basketball, music production, and some martial arts.
 
Angel’s educational journey is a testament to his commitment to learning. He began at Lew Muckle Elementary School on St. Croix, later moving to St. John to continue his studies at Guy Benjamin Elementary School in Coral Bay and then at the Julius E. Sprauve School in Cruz Bay. He completed his high school education at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas, consistently demonstrating his dedication to academics. After moving abroad to the United States he continued and pursued academic achievements in Business Administration, Graphic Arts, and Communications equipping himself to navigate modern world challenges. Throughout his career, Angel Bolques Jr. has taken on various roles that have deepened his understanding of the Virgin Islands’ needs. His excellence was recognized in 2016 when he was named “Government Employee of the Year.”
 
In his professional life, Angel has served in several significant positions, such as Legislative Researcher, Member of the U.S.V.I. Board of Education, National Committeeman of the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, and Administrative Assistant to the Board of Elections to list a few. His active involvement with non-profit organizations, including board positions at Community Action NOW and RAS Events Inc., highlights his passion for community engagement.
 
Despite a busy schedule, Angel maintains a deep connection with people from various backgrounds. He values engaging conversations, cherishes wisdom shared by elders, and listens intently to the youth’s voices. His connection with nature, whether meditating on a serene beach or embracing the Virgin Islands’ beauty, fuels his inner peace and strengthens his commitment to service.
 
As the current Senator-at-Large, Angel L. Bolques Jr. is dedicated to fostering the prosperity of the Virgin Islands. He envisions a future centered on Economic Development, Small Business Expansion, Food Autonomy-Security, Technological Advancements, and Affordable Housing Opportunities for all. Believing strongly in the power of economic diversity and sustainability, he is committed to creating entrepreneurial opportunities that benefit youths, seniors, and people across all income levels.
 
In his role as Chair of the Senate Committee on Culture, Youth, Aging, Sports & Parks, and as a member of several other key legislative committees, Angel actively works to drive positive change in the Virgin Islands. His dedication to community well-being and his forward-thinking approach mark him as a leader with a bright future. Senator-at-Large Angel L. Bolques Jr. embodies the spirit of the Virgin Islands, inspiring others through his unwavering commitment to service.

Chief of Staff: Denisian Hodge
Email: dhodge@legvi.org
Phone:
340-693-3571

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ST. CROIX – The 35th Legislature of the Virgin Islands’ Committee on Culture, Youth, Aging, Sports, and Parks, led by Senator Angel L. Bolques, Jr. convened at the Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room. The Committee heard testimonies and updates focusing on Children’s museums in the Virgin Islands, discussing their operations, achievements, and challenges, while highlighting… Read More »

THE 175TH EMANCIPATION COMMEMORATION COMMITTEE AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS PUERTO RICO COMMITTEE SHARES UPDATES | October 5, 2023

ST. CROIX – The 35th Legislature’s Committee on Culture, Youth, Aging, Sports, and Parks, chaired by Senator Angel Bolques, L. Bolques, Jr., convened a meeting at the Frits E. Lawaetz Room. The 175th Emancipation Commemoration Committee, the Virgin Islands Puerto Rico Friendship Committee, the St. Croix Administrator, and the Mayor of Vieques, Puerto Rico, shared… Read More »

BILL TO ESTABLISH NATIONAL DISH AND DESSERT ADVANCES, SENATORS UPDATED ON YOUTH PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES | June 23, 2023

ST. JOHN – The Committee on Culture, Youth, Aging, Sports, and Parks, led by Senator Angel L. Bolques, Jr., convened in a meeting at the Cleone H. Creque Legislative Annex. Lawmakers advanced a bill to establish an official dish and dessert for the Territory. Furthermore, officials from the Aviation Industry and the Virgin Islands Department… Read More »

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