Mr. Winston Rudith Outten 1995-1998
Born 16TH June 1942 at Lorimes, Middle Caicos. Married. Father of 4 daughters and 5 sons. Migrated to the Bahamas and stayed there for several years.
Career: Plumbing, engineer, carpenter/joiner by trade. Building contractor, Owner of Wandebs Construction Development Co. Amanda-Uprising Apartments.
Member of Prince Hall Masonic family of Lodges. Past Master Blue Lodge, Past High Priest Royal Arch Chapter, is a 32-degree consistory, Sublime Prince of the Royal Secret, and a Noble of the imperial Council Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Nystic Shrine, Nemesis Temple no.75 Nassau Bahamas.
Returned to the Turks and Caicos Islands in the mid 1970s and was appointed Plumbing Engineer with the TCI Government 1978-1984. Served as Chairman of the Physical Planning Board on three occasions; Deputy Chairman of the Immigration Board and Member of H.M. Prison Board. Served as National Chairman of the P.D.M. Party for 12 years. Elected Speaker of the Legislative Council in 1995 - 1999 and served a four year term, President of the Local Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
Attended the 11th Conference of Presiding Officers and Clerks of the Caribbean Atlantic and the Americas Region, July 16th-22nd, 1995 Nassau, Bahamas. Seminar on Parliamentary Practice and Procedure British Virgin Islands September 3-8 1995. 22nd CPA Conference of the Caribbean and the Americas Providenciales July 7-13,1996. Inagural Meeting of the Assembly of Caribbean Community Parliamentarians Barbados May 27-29, 1996. XII Conference of Presiding Officers and Clerks Barbados July 13th 19tb 1997. Elected member of the Standing Committee of Presiding officers, July 17th 1997 Barbados. VII Conference International Anti-corruption "CIAC" Lima - Peru
December 7th - 11th 1997. 14th Commonwealth Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers Port - of- Spain Trinidad January 5th - 11th 1998. 2nd Commonwealth Caribbean Conference. C. M. J. A. Administration of Justice Providenciales July 23rd - 24th 1998. CP A Mid - Year Executive Committee Meeting Ezuluwini, Kingdom of Swaziland April 26th - May 2nd 1998. Ceremonial state Opening of the First Session of the Sixth Parliament of Grenada February 5th 1999.
Interests: Reading, Bible Study, and Martial Arts. 3rd degree Brown Belt.