Troy Aster Oliver, Graphics Consultant,
Designer, Artist, Calligrapher, Writer,
Researcher and Political Analyst. Organisations:
Member, Central Executive of the Jamaica Labour
Party; Munro College Old Boys Association;
Founding Member/Secretary, Graphic Studios
Association of Jamaica; Member, Advertising
Artists Association o Jamaica. Born:
Junction, St Elizabeth, December 7, 1947;
son of Arthur Caine, Farmer, and Marion Elouise
Binns-Caine (both decd). Educated:
Morningside Primary School, Ballards Valley
Primary School, Munro College, Jamaica School
of Art. Career: Trainee Layout Artist,
Lindo Norman Craig and Kummel Ltd. 1967, Senior
Artist 1969-74, Accounts Executive 1969-80,
Studio Manager 1974-80; Graphics Consultant
in private practice since 1980; Board member
Jamaica School of Art 1981-89; Radio Jamaica
1981-83; Cinematographic Authority of Jamaica
1983-86; Jamaica 21 Popular Music Anthology
Committee 1983; Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation
1985-89; Political and Graphics Consultant
and Co-Ordinator on advertising campaign for
new Constitution and Enumeration in Haiti
1986-87; Newspaper Columnist, the Daily
Gleaner; Radio Commentator, J.B.C.; Resource
Panellist on all JBC-TV Election Night coverages
since 1986. Award: Winner Human Rights
Stamp Design Competition 1968 with two winning
designs released as national postage stamps
commemorating Human Rights Year in Jamaica
1968. Creative Works: Designed and
produced Calligraphic citation scrolls presented
to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll by the Mayor
of Montego Bay during Her Majestys visit
to Jamaica in 1983 and to Mr. Nelson R. Mandela
by the Jamaica Labour Party during his visit
to Jamaica in July 1991. Designer, art director
and Sub-author of the book Bob Marley:
Reggae King of the world by Malika Lee
Whitney and Dermot Hussey (Kingston Publishers,
1983); Designer and Art Director on several
other books and publications, most notably:
Detained by Pearnel Charles (Kingston
Publishers, 1977); Alexander Bustamante
Portrait of a Hero by
Hugh Shearer (Kingston Publishers, 1978);
Caribbean Cocktails & Mixed Drinks
Henry (Kingston Publishers ,1980). Denomination:
Moravian. Married: Denise Ann Smellie,
4 daughters. Interests: Lawn Tennis,
Political History and Research, World affairs,
Writing, Reading, Maps, Movies, Popular music.
Motto: The key to success is
perseverance. Address: 8A Chisholm
Avenue, Richmond Park,
Kingston 13; Tel. & Fax 929-0964.
Rev. Neville George, J.P.; B.A. Master
of Theological Studies, Diploma in Ministerial
Studies. Minister of Religion. International
Preacher and Lecturer. Minister Jamaica
Baptist Union since 1975. Organizations:
Member Board of Directors, National
Religious Media Co., Baptist World Alliance
Christian Ethics Commission, Committee for
the promotion of National Religious Services,
Jamaica Council of Churches, Treasurer and
Past President Jamaica Baptist Union, Member
Teenage Fertility Council. Born: Gibraltar,
St. Ann, July 16, 1951, son of Dudley Callam,
Farmer, and Daisy Maud Lawrence-Callam (both
decd). Educated: Primary School,
York Castle High School, United Theological
College of the West Indies, University of
the West Indies and Harvard Divinity School.
Career: Clerk Barclays Bank
D.C.O. 1970-71; Asst. Pastor East Queen
Street Baptist Church Kingston 1975-76;
Pastor, Grace Mineral Heights Circuit, May
1976-89; Pastor Tarrant Balmagie Circuit
since 1989; Lecturer, United Theological
College of the West Indies; Member, Faith
and Order Commission, World Council of Churches;
Vice-Chairman, Baptist World Alliance Division
of Study and Research; Instructor Ministry
of Education In-Service Teacher Education
Programme 1980; Jamaica Theological Seminary;
Guest Lecturer in Caribbean Thought and
Culture, Caribbean Graduate School of Theology.
Publications: Church Music Manual
Kingston 1981; Invitation
to Docility: Defusing the Rastafarian Challenge
- Caribbean Journal of Theological Studies,
Vol. 3, Nov. 2, Sept. 1980; Contributions
to Caribbean Bible Series (Adult), Volume
2 No. 1; Contribution to Songs of Joy
and Inspiration, by L.P. Moncrieffe,
published by Crescendo Publications (Dallas);
Deciding Responsibly Grace
Social Ethics Books (1984); The
Church and Human Rights :The Slave
Then, The Workers NOW Caribbean
Journal of Religious Studies, Vol. 9, No
2; Editor Perspectives in Ministry
(1991) published by WCC; Community and Environment:
Imperatives for Survival (1993) published
by the Jamaica Council of Churches; Moral
Responsibility: Issue in Church and Society
(1993) published by the Tarrant Baptist
Church. Denomination: Baptist. Married:
Dulcie Allison Brown, July 19, 1975;
1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Music,
Reading. Address: (business) Tarrant
Baptist Church, 51 Molynes Road, Kingston
10. Tel 926-4751; (residence) 8 Haining
Crescent, Kingston 5.*
Bertland, Athlete. Born: St.
Catherine, November 16, 1959. Educated:
Jago High School, University of Texas. Career:
Member Jamaica 4x400 metre Relay Team
won silver medal at Commonwealth
Games (Edmonton, Canada) 1978 (while still
at St. Jago). Member Jamaica 4x400 Relay
team Silver medal Pan American Games
Puerto Rico 1979; Won 400 metres at International
Athletics meeting held in Budapest July
1981, in (Cuidad, Bolivia, Venezuela) at
International Athletic meet in Brussels;
Bronze medals 400 metres relay at Third
World Athletic Cup (Rome,
Italy) August 1982; 400 metres at Central
American and Caribbean Games (Cuba),
at International Athletic meetings in Switzerland
and in Cologne (West Germany) August 1982;
gold medal in 400 metres at Commonwealth
Games Brisbane, Australia
(ranked number one in the world) October
1982; Gold medal in 400 metres First
World Athletic Championships- Helsinki,
Finland (ranked number one in the world)
1983; Olympic finalist
400 metres Los Angeles Olympics
(qualified for finals although injured while
semi-finals. Did not run in the finals).
Address: 81 St. Johns Road,
Spanish Town, St. Catherine.
Clifton Junior, Company Director. Chairman
& Chief Executive Officer, Swift Group
of Companies since 1978. Chairman National
Investment Bank of Jamaica, Petrojam Ethanol
Ltd., Petrojam Belize Ltd., Petronal (Jamaica)
Ltd., President Manufacturers Merchant Bank
Ltd., Manufacturers Finance Co. Ltd., Manufacturers
Credit Services. Director Petroleum Corporation
of Jamaica Ltd., In-Sports. Born:
St. Mary, June 25, 1947, son of Alphanso
Cameron, Retired and Loretta Cameron, Housewife.
Educated: St Marys High School,
Private Studies in Accounting. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Carmen Lee,
June 1990,1 daughter. Interests:
Marathons, Tennis, Boxing. Clubs:
Liguanea, Kingston Cricket. Address:
(business) 18 Hope Road, Kingston 10. Tel:
929-8722/64315/64521. (residence) 1D Delisser
Avenue, Cherry Gardens Kingston 10.
Monica Elaine, Educator. Unit Teacher,
The Learning Centre, Jamaica Association
for Children with Learning Disabilities
(JACLD) since January 1991. Organizations:
Chairman School of Hope Board; Past
President Shortwood Old Students
Association; Past President Jamaica Reading
Association; President, Jamaica Reading
Association; Member of the Kingston and
St. Andrew Girls Guide Association.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, June 29,
1929, daughter of W.M. Augustus Jennings,
Driver and Businessman, and Ethel Jennings,
Housewife, (both decd.). Later adopted
by Rev. T. H. Jennings and his wife, Mae
(both decd.). Educated: Chetolah
Park and All Saints Elementary Schools,
Shortwood Teachers College, University
of the West Indies School of Continuing
Studies. Career: Mavis Bank Elementary
School as Pre-trained Teacher; Kingston
Senior School for one month after graduation
from Teachers College; Franklin Town
Primary School 1952 - 1987; Formed First
Guide Company in Franklin Town mid-50s;
Tutor of O-Level English at University
of the West Indies School of Continuing
Studies 1973 present; Tutor of English
Grammar, Caribbean Institute of Mass Communications
1982 - 1987; Principal, Franklin Town Primary
school 1972-87; Supervisor Play N
Learn Development Centre, UWI.
1990. Awards: Commonwealth Youth
Programme Certificate in Youth Work 1983;
Badge of Honour for Meritorious Services
to Jamaica in the field of Education 1988;
Kiwanis Award for outstanding services.
Publications: Co-authored Junior Sunday
Schools Curriculum. Denomination: Anglican;
also attends Unity School of Christianity.
Married: Michael Anthony (Billy)
Cammock, November 16, 1958 (divorced);
1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading,
Dancing, Listening to varied forms of music,
Travelling, Conversing, Drama, and the Theatre,
Physical Education. Motto: Everything
is in divine order. Clubs: Mothers
Union, Girl Guides Association, Christian
Auxiliary Movement. Address: (business)
7 Leinster Road, Kingston 5. Tel: 929-4341,
9294348; (residence) 14 1/2 Foster Davis
Drive, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-3619.
Ainsworth Washington, Attorney-at-Law
since 1963. Organizations: Former
Chairman, Licensing Authority. Born:
Glengoffe, St. Catherine, January 11,
1929; son of the late Felix Campbell, Farmer,
and Valda Violet. Educated: Crawl
River and Glengoffe Primary Schools, West
Indies Training College, Lincolns
Inn (London). Career: Teacher, Civil
Servant, Deputy Clerk of Courts 1964-65,
former Member of Parliament, East Central
St. Catherine 1980-83. Denomination:
Seventh- Day Adventist. Married:
Hyacinth Elaine Rainford, December 16,
1967; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Reading, Dancing, Swimming. Address:
(business) 53 Church Street, Kingston. Tel.
922-4444; (residence) 3 Goffe Close, Red
Hills P.O. St. Andrew.
Dothlyn Joyce, O.D., Dancer and Choreographer.
Founder and Director The Jay Teens Dance
Workshop since 1963. Consultant, Jamaica
Cultural Development Commission since 1990.Organization:
Foundation Member National Dance Theatre
Company. Born: Kingston, Jamaica,
daughter of Henry Campbell and Icilda Campbell.
Educated: Primary and Secondary Schools,
Private Tuition, Business College. Career:
Secretary, Ledger Clerk Desnoes &
Geddes Ltd. Joined the Ivy Baxter Dance
Group 1950, later became Student Teacher
and started choreography at her studio concerts.
Performed and travelled with group to Puerto
Rico (Caribbean Folk Festival 1953, Trinidad
1958, Cuba 1959, Washington 1961 (Jamaica
Company of Dancers). Started Community Work-
Social Development Commission 1960, Dance
Officer- newly formed Festival Office 1963,
Produced and Directed Annual Denbigh Show
1960-63. Worked on first Government organized
Festival 1964, co-ordinating the Dance and
Music Competitions, Float Parade and Street
Concerts. Produced and Directed the annual
Mello-Go-Roun Shows, The Gala
Dance (some 500 dancers), and Carifesta
Shows. Travelled abroad with members of
the National Dance Theatre Company performing
at all their annual seasons of concerts
over the past 20 years. Choreographed Pantomime
Rock Stone Anancy and Jamaica Play
House One Time Long Time. Performing
Dance Director, Jamaica Cultural Development
Commission 1963-89. Awards: Bronze
Musgrave Medal for work in dance 1974, The
Swing Award for the Jay Teens, National
Union of Democratic Teachers (N.U.D.T.)
in memory of Ranny Williams, 1981, Prime
Ministers award, Institute of Jamaica
Centenary, Order of Distinction. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Interests: The
Theatre, Travel, Cricket, Netball, Softball.
(Represented Jamaica at Softball in British
Honduras 1955 and 1961, Trinidad 1967, with
the first Jamaica Womens Cricket team
to go on tour). Address: Jamaica
Cultural Dev. Commission, 3-5 Phoenix Avenue,
Kingston 10. Tel: 926-5726; (residence)
5 Lower Tunbridge Drive, Kingston 19.
Mostyn Fitzgerald, O.D., F.R.I.B.A.,
Dip. Arch., F.R.S.A., A.A. Dip Trop. Arch.;
Chartered Architect/Architect Planner. Senior
Partner Architect Planners Associates since
1981, Director Metrocalaced Dev. Co. Technical
Adviser Ministry of Construction and Chairman
Ashtrom Building Systems Ltd. Organizations:
Jamaica Society of Architects (now Jamaica
Institute of Architects), Chairman Government
Contracts Committee, Founding Member Association
of Commonwealth and West Indian Architects,
Commonwealth Association of Architects.
Born: Spaldings, Manchester, January
2, 1921 son of the late N.A.L. Campbell,
J.P., Primary School Headmaster, and Eva
Elizabeth Williams-Campbell. Educated:
Kingston College, Excelsior College,
A.A. School of Architecture, Hammersmith
College of Art. Career: Director
of Technical Services Ministry of Construction
1972-80, Chief Architect Ministry of Construction
1964-72, Senior Executive Architect 1962,
Architect 1960; Jamaica Representative United
Nations Committee on Housing, Building and
Planning; Past Member of Scientific Research
Council, Bureau of Standards; Advisor to
Govt. of Cayman (Technical); Represented
Jamaica as Executive Member of the Commonwealth
Association of Architects (Canada and the
Indies). First Jamaican to be appointed
Chief Architect, Public Works Department.
Creative Work: Designed Donald
Sangster Memorial George V Park. Award:
The Jamaica Independence medal obtained
in 1962. Denomination: United Church
of Jamaica and Grand Cayman. Married:
Cynthia Eloise Brown, September 3, 1955;
1 daughter. Interests: Model Railways,
Reading, Art, Music. Club: Liguanea.
Address: (business) c/o Architect.
Planners Assoc. 31 Burlington Avenue, Kingston
10. Tel: 927-0996, 929-1282; (residence)
3 Dewsbury Avenue, Kingston 6.
Ossel George, Insurance Executive, Chartered
Life Underwriter, Branch Manager Life of
Jamaica, Kingston Circle Branch since 1984.
Managing Director Campos Investments Ltd.,
P & O Distributors Ltd. Master Mason
Sussex Lodge. Born: Springfield,
St. Elizabeth, July 9, 1940, son of the
late Henry W. Campbell, Farmer, and Ivy
May Campbell, Housewife. Educated: Ginger
Hill Primary , Private Tuition. Career:
Detective Corporal 1969, Sales Rep.
Life of Jamaica 1970-73, Unit Manager 1973-78,
Asst. Branch Manager 1978-84; President,
Insurance Cooperative Credit Union Ltd.
1978-83; President, Life Underwriters
Association of Jamaica 1983-84; Director
Life Insurance Manager & General Agent
Assoc. 1987-89. Denomination: Methodist.
Married: Fay Elaine Nash, October
6, 1990, 2 sons. Interests: Badminton,
Swimming, Horse-racing (Race Horse Owner
and Breeder). Address: (business)
Shop 16, Regal Plaza, Kingston 5; Tel. 968-5104;
(residence) 17 Hopefield Close, Kingston
Raymond Victor, J.P.; M.J.I.M.; F.I.I.M.;
Electrical Engineer, Managing Director
Ray Campbell Ltd. since 1960. Managing Director
RAYVIC Ltd, Director Jamaica Commercial
Information Bureau. Organizations: Director,
Jamaica Chamber of Commerce; Director and
2nd V.P. Electrical Contractors Association,
Fellow Institution of Industrial Managers
(London); President, Associated Chambers
of Commerce of Jamaica since 1993; Vice
President, Electrical Contractors Association;
Member - Professional Societies Association
of Jamaica; Private Sector Organisation
of Jamaica; Electrical Practices Com. (Bureau
of Standards); Jamaica Cancer Society -
Fund Raising Committee Friends of Nuttall
Hospital; Past Chairman, Institute of Industrial
Managers, Jamaica Chapter; Born: Boscobel,
St. Mary, Jamaica, November 26, 1933, son
of Edgar Campbell, Mason, and Iris Campbell
(decd). Educated: Wandsworth
Polytechnic (London), Battersea College
(London). Career: Electrical Engineer
and Contractor (London) 1960-68, Electrical
Consultant, Alcan 1969-70. Awards:
Kiwanian of the year, N. St. Andrew Club,
1974-75 and 1977-78; Jamaica Chamber of
Commerce Award for best contributing member
to the Chambers work 1987; Distinguished
Service award from the Kiwanis Club for
significant contribution to the Bustamante
Hospital for Children 1987; World-wide Jewish
Service award for support and effort given
to the Jewish Community 1981 and 82; C.A.S.T.,
distinguished past student award 1990 for
contribution to the on-going development
of the College; Kiwanis Internationals
Distinguished Service Award for services
to Major Project 1994. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Carmen Howell.
Interests: Golf, Swimming, Cycling,
Miming. Clubs: Kiwanis, Constant
Spring Golf, Kingston Cricket, Liguanea,
Optimist. Address: (business) 4 Ballater
Avenue, Kingston 10. Tel.
Wallace Ransford, J.P., B.Sc.
(Hons.) - Business Administration (Marketing);
Managing Director of Lenn Happ Supermarket
since November 1976. Organizations:
Director - Lowal Ltd.; Synagogue Trust Ltd.;
Island Life Insurance Co. Ltd.; Island Victoria
Bank Ltd.; Eagle General Insurance Co. Ltd.;
United Congregation of Israelites; Hillel
Academy; Edna Manley Foundation; Foundation
for the Arts; Howard Pre-release Hostel
Advisory Committee; President Jamaica
Retailers Association; Member Lay
Magistrate Association; Jamaica Retailers
Association; Friendly Lodge 239; Friendly
Royal Arch; Friendly Mark Master Masons
1559; Friendly Royal Ark Mariners 1559.
Born: Kingston, May 4, 1940, son
of Ferdinand Campbell and Violet DaCosta-Campbell
(both decd). Educated: Central
Branch School, Excelsior College, Bowling
Green State University. Career: Rose
from Billing Clerk to Director Grace Kennedy
and Co. Ltd.; concurrently General Manager
Grace Kennedy and Co. Ltd., (Merchandise
Division); Director - DaCosta Bros.; Grace
Food Processors. Award: Phi Kappa
Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma. Religion:
Jewish. Married: Lola Marjorie Rose
Kow, April 24, 1966; 4 sons. Interests:
Art Collecting (Caribbean), Philately,
Reading Cricket. Clubs: Liguanea,
Constant Spring Golf, Jamaica Club, Kingston
Cricket Club. Address: (business)
Lenn Happ Supermarket, Twin Gates Plaza
Tel: 929-6123; (residence) 51 Russell Heights,
Elias F., B.Sc (Econ)., Business
Executive; Regional Director, Eastern Caribbean
Singer Sewing Machine Co. (based in San
Juan, Puerto Rico) since February 1995.Organizations:
Member Sir Henry Morgan
Angling Association, Caledonia Society of
Jamaica., Jamaica Manufacturers Association,
American Chamber of Commerce. Born:
Port Antonio, Portland, November 27, 1941,
son of Fareed Canaan and Emma George-Canaan
(both decd). Educated: Titchfield
High; University of the West Indies. Career:
Manager and part owner Canaans, a
family business, 1965-71; Account Executive,
McCann Erickson Jamaica Limited 1971-79;
Plant Manager, Agricultural Division, Federated
Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd 1979-81; General
Sales Manager Lascelles Laboratories Limited
1981-83; Group Marketing Manager CMP Industries
Limited 1983-87; Operations Manager Singer
Sewing Machine Co. 1987-89; Managing Director,
Estate Industries Ltd. 1989-93; President,
Import Division, Jamaica Broilers Group,
New York 1994. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Judy Messick, June 24, 1989;
1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Yacht
racing, Deep sea sport fishing, Skiing,
Golf, Scuba diving, Model air plane flying.
Clubs: Rotary Club, Liguanea. Address:
(business) C/o Electrical Rewind, 2B Downer
Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 927-5087; (residence)
7 Lombard Close, Kingston 6.
Michael George, B.Sc.; Director Oxford
Pharmacy, Island Food Processors Ltd. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, October 19, 1944,
son of Ezra H. Canton, retired Civil Servant,
and Ruby Gunter-Canton. Educated:
Calabar High and Excelsior High Schools,
University of the West Indies. Career:
Production Manager Jamaica Metal Refining
Co. (Spanish Town), G.I. Industries (Newport
West), Administrative Manager Agro-Industries
(Ja.) Ltd. (Bog Walk); Production Manager
Coated Fabrics W.I. Ltd.; Managing Director
Coated Fabrics W.I. Ltd. 1977-90. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Rita Elaine
Dawson, November 15, 1969; 2 daughters.
Interests: Reading, Cricket, Table
tennis, Swimming, Dominoes. Club:
Kingston Cricket. Address: (business)
39 Slipe Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 922-3991.
Shirley Yvonne, B.A. (Hons.), English
1967; Dip. Mgmt. Studies 1980; Book Publisher.
Managing Director Carlong Publishers (Caribbean)
Ltd. since 1990. Born: Welcome, Hanover,
Jamaica, April 27, 1946, daughter of Leonard
H. Sangster, Realtor (deceased) and Gwendolyn
E. Sangster, Housewife. Educated:
Bethel Primary; Montego Bay High School;
University of the West Indies. Career:
Teacher of English, St Jago High School
1968-70; Teacher/Librarian Wolmers Boys
Educational Advisor Sangsters Book Stores
Ltd 1973-75; Managing Director Longman
Jamaica Ltd 1976-89; Managing Director,
Carlong Publishers (Caribbean) Ltd. since
1990. Special Honours/Awards: Head
Girl Montego Bay High School 1963-64; Female
Student of the Year UWI 1966. Denomination:
Christian-Methodist. Married: Carl
B. Carby, October 22, 1983; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Reading, Swimming. Club:
Liguanea. Address: (business) 2 East
Avenue, Swallowfield, Kingston 5. Tel. 960-9366
5; (residence) 6
1/2 Montrose Road, Kingston 10.
Beverly May, B.Sc., M.Sc.; Company Director,
Director Hinton East Embroidery since 1981,
and Bev Carey Associates (1985) Ltd. Lt.
Colonel of Moore Town Maroons. Born:
Portland, February 23, 1938, daughter
of Stanley L. Townsend, retired Civil Servant
and Farmer, and Ivy B. Townsend, retired
Teacher. Educated: Titchfield High
School, University of the West Indies. Career:
Teacher Harrison College (Barbados)
1964-65, Stint in Public Relations 1966,
Lecturer College of Arts, Science and Technology
1967-69; Self-Employed in field of Public
Relations and Real Estate 1970-73, Employed
to Government of Jamaica in Property Dept.,
later, Community Enterprise Organization.
Later, Consultant to C.E.O. 1975-80; Director
Things Jamaican 1981. Publications: Guide
to Portland, Rio Grande, Guide to
Montego Bay, History of the Maroon
People. Denomination: Methodist.
Married: Boyd Carey, April 26,1969;
1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Development
of Maroon Community, Hand Embroidery and
Hand Craft, Working with grass roots people.
Address: (business) 6 Liguanea Avenue,
Kingston 6. Tel. 927-3659; (residence) Dublin
Castle Close, Gordon Town, St. Andrew.
The Hon. Mr. Justice Boyd Humbert Gloucester,
Judge of the Court of Appeal of Jamaica,
Assistant Tutor Norman Manley Law School
since 1975. Director Liguanea Club. Organization:
Member Managing Committee Liguanea Club.
Born: Cross Roads, St. Andrew, Jamaica,
January 30, 1930, son of Percival Carey,
Headmaster, and Una Carey, Deputy Head-Teacher
(both decd). Educated: Whitfield
Elementary School, Kingston College, London
University, Bachelor of Laws Degree, Barrister-of-Law.
Called to the Bar Lincolns Inn, London,
Attorney-at-Law. Career: Assistant
Clerk R.M. Court 1948-55, Dep. Registrar
of Court of Appeal
1962-64, Resident Magistrate 1964, Registrar
of the Supreme Court 1973, Puisne Judge
1975-80; Judge of Appeal 1980; Chairman,
Board of Governors Kingston College 1994.
Publications: Former Editor Gleaner
Law Reports 1963-66. Denomination:
Methodist. Married: Beverly M.
Townsend, 1969; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests:
Music, Tennis. Club: Liguanea.
Address: (business) Court of Appeal,
P.O. Box 629, Kingston Tel. 922-8300.
Melvin Eline, B.Sc. (Econ.); Economist.
Managing Director, Mutual Security Bank
and Trust Co. Ltd. since 1990; Organisations:
Visiting Fellow, Mona Institute of Business
1995-97; Fellow/Member, Jamaica Institute
of Management; Member, Board of Governors
Queens Preparatory School; Past President,
Rotary Club of St. Andrew; Director, Kingston
Freezone Co. Ltd. and Chairman, Finance
Committee. Born: Kingston, Jamaica,
July 5, 1941, son of Delroy Carey, Electrician,
and Lidonia Eudocia morris, Public Health
Nurse. Educated: St. Jago High School;
University of the West Indies. Career:
Bank of Jamaica 1966-73, as Economist,
Deputy Manager J.E.C.I.C., and Jamaica Stock
Exchange; Manager Workers Bank Trust
Co. Ltd. 1973-80; Managing Director, Jamaica
Citizens Bank Ltd. 1981-84; Managing
Director, Pan Caribbean Merchant Bank August
1984-87; Past Deputy Chairman, Jamaica Stock
Exchange. Award: Outstanding Lion - Chancellor
Hall (1987). Publications: Report
on Banking and Financial Institutions in
the Kingdom of Tonga, 1982. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Norma Joy
Levien, December 6, 1966; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Chess, Reading, Music.
Clubs: Liguanea; Jamaica. Address:
(business) 18 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10;
(residence) 4 Acadia Circle, Kingston 8.
Morris, C.D.; Retired Attorney-at-Law,
Writer. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica,
June 10, 1914, son of John Henry Cargill,
Attorney-at-Law, and Isobel Halton Morris-Cargill,
House wife (both decd.). Educated:
Munro College, Stowe School (England).
Career: Law (admitted 1937); Business
Manager, Crown Film Unit (England); Newspaper
Editor (Trinidad); Newspaper Columnist (Jamaica);
Member Federal House of Representatives
1958-62; Novelist, Broadcaster, Farmer,
Writer. Publications: A Gallery
of Nazis 1977, Jamaica Farewell 1977,
and other books. Religion: Buddhist.
Children: 1 daughter. Interests:
Provoking Pompous People. Address:
House No. 4, c/o 7 Abbeydale Road, Kingston
James Alexander, B.A. (Hons.), M.A.;
Educator/Writer, Communications Manager
Mutual Life since July 1993, Sports
Columnist Sunday Gleaner. Organizations:
Jamaica College Old Boys Association,
Organizing Committee Gibson Relays, Jamaica
Teachers Association, P.E.N. Club-
Jamaica Branch, Writers Union of Jamaica,
Sports Journalists Association of
Jamaica. Born: St. Andrew, April
6, 1938; son of Oscar V. Carnegie,
Accountant (deceased) and Leda Merlin Maxwell-Carnegie.
Educated: Jamaica College, University
of the West Indies. Career:
Part-time Teaching Assistant Department
of History (U.W.I.) 1962-63, Teacher 1963-71,
Examiner in History Ministry of Education
1970-73, Vice- Principal 1971-75
Jamaica College, Deputy Director Institute
of Jamaica 1976-79, Head Cultural Projection
Programme and Junior Centres 1977-79, Tutor
in Creative Writing Department of
Extra Mural Studies 1978-79 (University
of the West Indies), First Moderator in
History Caribbean Examinations Council Barbados
1978-79, Principal G.C. Foster College of
Physical Education and Sports 1979-80, Administrator
& Training Consultant, Grace Kennedy
& Co. Ltd. 1981-89. Served on numerous
Committees and Organizations. Awards:
Certificate of Merit, Carreras Sports
Foundation 1988; I.O.C. Medal
for Contribution to Boys Championships 1989;
Silver Medal, Trophy, and Diploma (Mexico
City) 1969, Outstanding Lion Award (Chancellor
Hall) University of the West Indies
1974, Casa de Las Americas Prize (Novel)
Cuba 1976, Institute of Jamaica Centenary
Medal 1980. Publications: The
People Who Came Book 2; Several
books, anthologies and booklets including
Donald Quarrie, The Career of an Olympic
Champion 1978; Wages Paid Casa
de las Americas prize 1976; The Jamaican
Tradition of Greatness in Sport 1977;
Noel Newton Nethersole A Short
Study 1975. Denomination: Anglican.
Address: (business) Mutual Life 2
Oxford Road, Kingston 5, Tel: 926-9030/7;
(residence) P.O. Box 94, Kingston 6.
Reginald Augustus, M.A., F.R.C.S., F.A.A.P.,
F.I.C.S.; Paediatric Surgeon. Professor
of Clinical Surgery, University of the West
Indies since 1980. Organizations: International
Member American Paediatric Surgical Association,
Member British Paediatric Surgical Association.
Surgical Fellow, American Academy. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, January 25, 1930,
son of the late William Carpenter, Planter/Surveyor,
and Albertha Gray-Carpenter.
Educated: Jamaica College, Selwyn College,
Cambridge University, London Hospital Medical
College (London). Career: Internship
and Residency Training (England), Senior
Registrar University Hospital of the West
1961-65, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon/Lecturer
in Surgery 1965-70, Honorary
Surgeon Childrens Hospital 1970-72,
Senior Lecturer Paediatric Surgery 1970-80,
Senior Consultant Paediatric Surgery 1970-present.
Responsible for establishing first
Paediatric Surgery Unit in Commonwealth
Caribbean. Award: Prime Ministers
Denomination: Methodist. Married:
Kathleen Whitworth Short, June 7, 1958.
Interests: Reading, Classical music,
Photography, Pedigree dogs. Address:
(business) Department of Surgery, U.W.I.,
Kingston 7. Tel. 927-6621, Ext. 285; (residence)
11 Hope Road, Kingston 10.
Winston Keith, B.Sc. (Econ.); Economist.
Deputy Governor Bank of Jamaica since April
1985. Organisations: Member Board
of the National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica
Ltd.; Statistical Institute of Jamaica;
Council of the Jamaica Stock Exchange. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, September 3, 1941, son
of the late Adolphus Carr, Civil Servant,
and Daisy Elliott-Carr, Dressmaker. Educated:
St. Martins High School, Waulgrove
College, University of the West Indies.
Career: Worked briefly with the Ministry
of Labour in connection with the establishment
of the National Insurance Scheme and then
in the Establishment Division of the Ministry
of Finance 1964-65; Joined the Bank of
Jamaica as a General Clerk in September
1965; Promoted through the ranks to present
position of Deputy Governor in charge of
Bank Supervision. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Lilan Dessydel Martin, May
son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading,
Jogging, Listening to music. Motto:
Success comes through hard work.
Club: Kingston Cricket. Address:
(business) Bank of Jamaica, P.O. Box 621,
Kingston. Tel: 922-0826; (residence) 16A
Montclair Drive, Kingston 6.
George Washington, O.D.; Electro-Metallurgist.
Director Carters Electroplating Works,
Little Theatre Movement Ltd., Sodality Co-operative
Credit Union Ltd., General Manager L.T.M.,
Technical Director National Dance Theatre
Company; Advisory Board, Jamaica School
of Drama. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica,
April 5, 1916, son of Hillary Carter, Merchant/Tailor,
and Atheline Duval-Carter (decd).
Educated: St. Aloysius School, St.
Georges College. Career: Pioneer
Cooperative Credit Union 1941; Pioneer Organiser
First Jamaica National Festival of Arts
1955; Tutor in Stagecraft Extra Mural Department,
U.C.W.I. 1960; Pioneer Organiser of the
Jamaica Independence Festival, Leeward Island
Arts Festival; Founding Member and Lighting
Director National Dance Theatre Dance Company.
Awards: Advisory Council Travel Award
1959, British Council Scholarship for studies
1960, American Council on Education Fellowship
1961, Silver Musgrave Medal 1972, Institute
of Jamaica Centenary Medal 1980. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Cecelia
Theresa Robey, January 4, 1947; 3 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Dramatics,
Football. Address: (business) 4 Tom
Redcam Drive, Kingston. Tel. 926-6603; (residence)
Monterey Drive, Kingston 6. Tel: 926-6603.
His Grace, the Most Revd. Samuel E., S.J.,
O.J., C.D., B.A., M.A. (Philosophy), S.T.L.,
M.S.W., D.D., L.L.D., S.T.D.; Roman Catholic
Archbishop of Kingston from 1970; Retired
January 1995; now Archbishop Emeritus of
Kingston. Organisations: Past President,
Jamaica Council of Churches; 1992-94: Treasurer
JCC since 1994. President, Antilles Episcopal
Conference; Chairman Dupont Primary
School Board; Holy Trinity Secondary School;
Mustard Seed Community; Brothers of the
Poor; Trustee, Jamaica Foundation for Children.
Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, July 31,
1919, son of Wilfred G. Carter and Marie
Williams-Carter (both decd.). Educated:
St. Aloysius Boys School, St.
Simons College (Jamaica), Weston College,
Boston College (Mass.), St. Buenos
College (North Wales), Catholic University
of America. Career: Latin Instructor
St. Simons College 1939-41, Civil
Servant Treasury Department 1941-44, Jesuit
Novitiate, Shadowbrook, Lennox Massachusetts
1944; Instructor in Sociology Holy Cross
College 1950-51, Ordained Priest 1954, Assistant
Parish Priest and Master of Ceremonies-
Holy Trinity Cathedral 1958; Member/Hon.
Secretary- Jamaica Save the Children Fund,
and Member Jamaica Children Services 1958-66.
Headmaster and Founder Campion College 1959,
Chairman Fort Augusta Prison Visiting Committee
1960-74, President Jamaica Catholic
Educational Association 1960-61, Member
Executive Committee Jamaica Mental Health
Association 1961-65, Editor-in-Chief Mental
Health Conference Report 1962, Rector St.
Georges College (first Jamaican to
office) 1964; Chairman Ministry of Education
Committee on Organization and Structure
of Educational System 1965-66, Auxiliary
Bishop of Kingston (first Jamaican to be
made a Roman Catholic Bishop) 1966, Chairman
Holy Trinity Secondary Board 1968. Served
as Member of Council - University of the
West Indies 1976, President of Antilles
Episcopal Conference 1968-79 and again 1982-91,
President, Jamaica Council of Churches 1990-1992.
Awards: Honorary Doctor of
Laws (L.L.D.), from College of Holy Cross
(Worcester, Massachusetts) 1970, Le Moyne
College (Syracuse, U.S.A.) 1976, Loyola
University of Chicago 1979, and Rale Medallion
(U.S.A. 1976) Bicentennial Award from Boston
of Social Work; Honorary Doctor of Laws
(L.L.D.) from the University of the West
Indies 1988. Denomination: Roman
Catholic. Interests: Tennis, Swimming.
Address: (business) 77 Half Way Tree
Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 960-8274.
Janet Fay, J.P., B.A.; Business Executive.
Vice President (Marketing,) ICD Limited
since 1990. Organisations: Director
ICD Multi-Care Foundation, P. A.
Benjamin Company Ltd.; Universal Stores
Ltd.; Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica,
November 17, 1949, daughter of Aaron Matalon,
Company Director, and Marjorie Matalon,
Housewife. Educated: Emerson College,
Boston, U.S.A.; Executive Management Programme,
UWI-US AID; World Trade Institute, New York.
Career: ICD since 1975. 1975 Assistant
Store Manager of Bayside Supermarket
USL and later Non-food Buyer for Supermarket
Chain; 1977 Advertising and Marketing Manager,
Homelectrix Ltd.; 1981 Delite Brand Manager
with Facey Commodity; 1983 Marketing Officer
in Marketing Unit at Head Office; 1985 Manager
ICD Export Ltd.; 1987 Marketing Co-Ordinator
Local and Export. Religion: Judaism.
Married: David Carvalho, November
30, 1991; 2 daughters from previous marriage
and 2 step-sons from second marriage.
Interest: Making the most of
what life has to offer. Address:
(business) 7-9 Harbour Street, Kingston.
Alvaro Alonso, J.P.; Business Executive,
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer,
Jamaica Unit Trust Services Ltd., Chairman
since 1977. Organizations: Chairman,
Board of Governors, Nuttall Memorial Hospital
since 1993; Director - Jamaica Flour Mills
Ltd.; Braco Resorts Ltd.; Independent Radio
Co. Ltd.; United Way of Jamaica; Member,
Incorporated Lay Body, Anglican Church;
District Governor, Rotary International
District 7020 1989-90. Born: Ocho
Rios, St. Ann, June 4, 1932, son of Patrick
Casserly, Planter, and Rachael Smith-Casserly.
Educated: Excelsior College, University
of Colorado, University of Michigan.
Career: Executive Secretary, Electricity
Frequency Standardization Commission 1957-63;
Secretary and Manager Electricity Authority
1963-67, Member and Secretary, Electric
Power Resources Investigation Committee
1965-66. Secretary, Public Utility Commission
1967-70, Financial Assistant to the President
Jamaica Public Service Co. Ltd. 1970-72,
Treasurer 1972-78. Director of Finance Jamaica
Public Service Co. 1978-89, President United
Nations Association of Jamaica 1963-69,
Vice-President World Federation United Nations
Association 1966-69, Chairman Council of
Voluntary Social Services 1971-73, Chairman
Jamaica Council for the Handicapped 1973-76;
Club of St. Andrew 1975-76, Master Collegium
Fabrorum Lodge E.C. 1969-70, Master Collegium
Fabrorum Lodge 1979-80, Member Diocesan
Financial Board 1979-80. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Jean Allison
Mair, January 1961; 3 sons, 1 daughter.
Interests: Hiking, Fishing. Clubs:
Constant Spring Golf, St. Andrew Rotary,
Jamaica. Address: (business) 11 Trinidad
Terrace, Kingston 5. Tel: 926-6758, 929-8135-6;
(residence) 5 Paddington Terrace, Kingston
Hopeton St. Joseph, C.D., Trade
Unionist: General Secretary, Trade Union
Congress since 1961. Organisations:
Director, National Housing Trust; Member,
National Planning Council; Worker Advisor/Delegate
to the International Labour Organisations
Annual Conference; Member, Commonwealth
Parliamentary Group; Founding member, Director
and Trustee The Joint Trade Union Research
Development Centre (J.T.U.R.D.C.). Born:
Spanish Town, St. Catherine, December
13, 1927, son of Hezekiah Caven, Driver,
and Jane Ann Currie, Housewife (both decd.).
Educated: Calabar Elementary School,
St. Georges College Extension School.
Career: Started with the Trade Union
Congress as a volunteer, attending/training
classes in 1949; Joined the Trade Union
Congress as an organizer in 1952; became
a Conciliation Officer, then Assistant General
Secretary in 1958; a democratic socialist
and former P.N.P. Senator 1972-80; Member
of the P.N.P. Executive 1964-80; Local Representative
Jamaica Progressive League 1972-80; Member
Commonwealth Observer Delegation to Zimbabwe
Independence Election 1980; Chairman J.T.U.R.D.C.
1983, 1987 and 1991; Vice-President J.C.T.U.
1995; Worker Representative Minimum Wage
Advisory Commission 1992. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Children: 3 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Arts, Sports,
Music, Reading. Address: (business)
25 Sutton Street, P.O. Box 19, Kingston;
Rev. Byron Keith, B.A., M.T.; Minister
of Religion, Superintendent. Minister, Western
St. Andrew Circuit of the Methodist Church.
Organizations: General Secretary,
and Director of Christian Education
Methodist Church, Chairman Communications
Commission Jamaica Council of Churches,
Chaplain St. Andrew High School, Family
Councillor Family Court, Family Counsellor
J.B.C. Call in Programme. Born: Retrieve
District, Westmoreland, April 16, 1935,
son of Cleveland Chambers, retired Foreman,
and Lilda Tinglin-Chambers. Educated:
Primary and Secondary Schools, Union
Theological Seminary, London and Princeton
Universities. Career: Formerly Internal
Auditor Government Printing Office, Superintendent
Minister- Providence and Mount Fletcher
Circuits of the Methodist Church. Denomination:
Methodist. Married: Cislyn Warner,
August 7, 1965; 2 sons. 1 daughter. Interests:
Swimming, Music. Publications: Nine
Years of Ministry in Britain. (Alien
Wedge). Address: (business) Saxthorpe
Methodist, 43 Constant Spring Road, Kingston,
Tel. 924-1464; (residence) 11 Edinburgh
Avenue, Kingston 10. Tel. 924-1251.
Olivene Elfreda Louise, B. Ed. Dip.
Ed.; Retired Teacher. Acting Senior Lecturer
Moneague Teachers College since 1990.
Organizations: Secretary Teachers
Associations, President St. Ann Parish Association,
Member Jamaica Baptist Union, Recording
Secretary St. Ann Baptist Association, Sunday
School Superintendent, Secretary Browns
Town Citizens Association. Born:
Bunkers Hill, Trelawny, April
21, daughter of Robert Patterson, Butcher
and Farmer, and Carolyn Anderson-Patterson
(both decd). Educated: Unity
All-Age School, Bethlehem Teachers
College, University of the West Indies,
Calgary University (Canada). Career:
Teacher- Unity, Tweedside and Browns
Town All-Age Schools, Intern Supervisor/Lecturer-
Moneague Teachers College, Principal
Browns Town Secondary School 1973-86. Awards:
Received North St. Ann Jaycees for Service
in Education 1979, and Edith Dalton James
Service Award 1981. Prime Ministers
Medal for Service in Education 1983. Obtained
Christian Workers Training Programme
Certificate (Jamaica Baptist Union) 1984.
Distinguished Service Award Bethlehem Teachers
College 1986, Certificate of Appreciation
Ministry of Education 1986, Jamaica Teachers
Association 1986, Plaque, Recognition for
Outstanding Service in Educ. St. Ann Teachers
Association 1987, Outstanding Community
Service S.D.C. 1987, Badge of Honour for
meritorious service 1988, Merit award for
service to Education Jamaica Baptist Union
1989; 1993 JTA Award for over 40 years of
teaching; 1994 Jamaica Chamber of Commerce
Award dedicated Service to Teaching
Profession. Denomination: Baptist.
Married: Alvin S. Chambers, April
15, 1953. Interests: Reading, Sewing,
Cooking, Baking. Motto: Excellence
through Jesus Christ. Club:
Girl Guides, 4-H. Address: (business)
Moneague College, Moneague P.O., St. Ann;
(residence) Minard Heights, Browns
Richard Gordon, J.P., B.A., Certificate
Overseas Administrators Course L.S.E.,
Dip.Ed. Administration. Arbitrator. Deputy
Chairman, Industrial Disputes Tribunal since
1981. Organizations: Secretary/Deputy
Chief Commissioner, Scout Association of
Jamaica; Chairman, Public Education Committee,
United Church; Deacon and Chairman of Committees,
North Street United Church; Director/Co-ordinator,
Jamaican/Canadian School-A Child Project;
Member, Teachers Service Commission;
Chairman, Edwin Allen Comprehensive High
School, St. Andrew High School for Girls;
Member, Board of Management Clarendon College;
Member, Executive Committee Council of Voluntary
Social Services; Member, Royal Institute
of Public Administration London; Member,
Inter-American Association of Education
Administrators. Born: Kingston, April
23, 1921. Educated: Park Hall Frankfield;
St. Simons College; University of
the West Indies; University of Reading (U.K.);
University of London (London School of Economics).
Career: Administrative Assistant,
Ministry of Labour 1955-59; Ministry of
Health 1959-61; Assistant Secretary, Ministry
of Education 1961-67; Principal Assistant
Secretary 1967-72; Assistant Under-Secretary
1972-78; Permanent Secretary 1978-81; Awards:
Prime Ministers Award, Medal of
Appreciation 1983; Medal of Merit (Scout
Asscn.) 1982. Denomination: United
Church of Jamaica and Grand Cayman. Married:
Nuchette Joyce Lewars, March 6, 1954;
3 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Hiking,
Scouting, Reading, Swimming, Farming. Motto:
Service above reward. Address: (business)
Industrial Disputes Tribunal, Cross Roads;
(residence) 8 Blue Castle Drive, Kingston
Pishu Chatani, J.P.; Company Director.
Director K. Chandiram Ltd., Rani Ltd. since
1953. Organizations: Rotary Club,
Montego Bay, President, In-Bond Merchants
Association of Jamaica; In Bond Merchants
Association of Jamaica; Governor, Rotary
International, District 7020; Montego Bay
Chamber of Commerce. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, March 19, 1935, son of the late
K. Chandiram, Merchant, and Jamna Ghanshamdasani.
Educated: Campion Hall School, St.
Georges College. Religion: Hindu.
Married: Janki Daryanani, October
14, 1960; 2 sons. Interests: Swimming,
Golf, Football, Cricket, Tennis, Badminton.
Clubs: Rotary (Montego Bay), Montego
Bay Yacht. Address: (business) K.
Chandiram Ltd., 57 St. James Street, Montego
Bay. Tel. 952-2630; (residence) 10 Mango
Walk, Montego Bay.
Pokar, B.Sc. (Business Admin.), C.D.,
J.P.; Company Director; Managing Director
K. Chandiram Limited since 1979. Organizations:
Director K. Chandiram Ltd.; Eagle
General Insurance Co.; Berger Paints; Chairman
Food for the Poor; Laws Street Trade
Training Centre; Golden Age Home. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, February 5, 1934,
son of Khiantomal Chandiram, Company Director,
and Jamna Hiranand-Chandiram (both
deceased). Educated: Campion Hall,
Georges College, College of the Holy
Cross (Worcester, Mass). Awards:
of Distinction (C.D.) 1992; Prime Ministers
Medal 1993 for Community work. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Sati
Dalamal, June 26, 1958; 1 son, 3 daughters.
Interests: Golf, Motoring. Clubs:
Kingston Cricket, Caymanas. Address:
(business) 7 Dominica Drive, Kingston 5.
Tel. 926-4784/6/8 (residence) 8 Hyperion
Avenue, Kingston 6.
Anthony Vernon, B.A. (Hons.); Business
Executive. Executive Director, Consolidated
Bakeries since 1982; President, Falcon Corporation
Ltd since 1992. Organizations: Vice
President, Jamaica Chamber of Commerce,
President, Jamaica-China Friendship Association,
Director Consolidated Bakeries (Ja.)
Ltd.; Falcon Corporation Ltd.; Jamaica Macarini
Ltd.; Chang Brothers Ltd.; Sol-Seven Tours
Ltd.; Chairman of Time Observance Day Activities
of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, March 30, 1958, son
of Rufus Ronald Chang, Business Person,
and Lynette Chang, Housewife. Educated:
Campion College, University of Western
Ontario - Hon. Business Administration.
Career: General Manager, Consolidated
Bakeries (Ja.) Ltd.; Advisor, Delloite Haskins
and Sells, Toronto, Canada. Awards: Member
of the Year 1994 Jamaica Chamber
of Commerce; Hubert Humphreys Fellowship
Grant by U.S. Government 1995. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Interests: Jogging,
Horse-back riding. Club: Liguanea.
Motto: Never Give Up.
Address: (business) 111 Red Hills Road,
Kingston 8. Tel. 924-1151/3.
Egerton Malcolm Gabriel, B.Sc. (1st.
Class Hons.), M.B.A.; Business Executive;
Chairman, Capital Group of Companies; Chairman,
Capital Dynamics Corporation Ltd., Capital
Resorts Ltd., Capital Betting & Wagering
Ltd., Director, Video Games Incorporated
Ltd., Changs Emporium Ltd., Anonymous
Incorporated Ltd. Organizations:
Member, International Real Estate Institute,
Jamaica Developers Association. Born:
St. Andrew, Jamaica, January 23, 1951;
son of the late Percy Chang, (Proprietor
of Jamaicas first Supermarket), and
Alice Hyness Chang (nee Chin-Loy), Supermarket
Operator. Educated: St. Georges
College; University of the West Indies;
McGill University. Career: Commercial
Credit Officer, Jamaica CitizensBank Ltd.,
1974-76; Financial Controller/Director,
I.C.D. Group of Companies 1976-80; Director
of Mortgage Operations, National Housing
Trust, 1982-84; Financial Controller, Aerocon
Group of Companies, 1985-87; Assistant General
Manager, Eagle Merchant Bank Limited, 1987-90;
General Manager, Eagle Unit Trust 1988-90;
Director of Corporate Planning, Island Life
Insurance Company 1990-94; General Manager,Trafalgar
Commercial Bank Ltd. 1994; Chairman, Capital
Group of Companies since 1995. Awards:
Physics Dept. Prize 1970; listed
as an Outstanding Graduate in 40th Anniversary
Edition of U.W.I. Natural Sciences Newsletter.
Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married:
2 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Architecture,
computers, TV Sports. Motto: Honesty/Integrity
above all. Club. Liguanea. Address:
(business) 86 Half Way Tree Road, Kingston
10; Tel. 926-8071/960-0505; (residence)
22 1/2 East Kings House Road, Kingston
6; Tel. 978-2755.
Jackson David, Advertising Executive.
Founder/Managing Director Jackson Advertising
Ltd. since 1981. Born: Hong Kong,
August 26, 1946, son of the late William
R. Chang, Former Captain British Army, and
Helen Siu-Chang. Educated: Knox College.
Award: Knox Certificate of Honour (for
outstanding all-round performance). Publications:
Jamaica Media Audience Evaluation
1972-79, Jamaica Population Study 1972.
Denomination: Roman Catholic.
Married: Evageline Hacker, 1976; 1 son,
2 daughters. Interests: Guitar, Water-skiing,
Photography, Swimming, Chess. Address:
(business) 20 Burlington Avenue, Kingston
10. Tel. 926-7049.
James Edward, Cigar Entrepreneur/Farmer.
Managing Director Combined Tobacco Co. Ja.
(1979) Ltd. Company Chairman, Mexjam
Limited. Organizations: Tobacco Manufacturers
Association, Chinese Society. Born: Letitz,
St. Elizabeth, February 17, 1930, son of
the late Wilson Edward Chang, Businessman,
and Lillian Maud Witter-Chang, Housewife.
Educated: Private Tuition, St. Georges
College. Awards: Prime Ministers
Award for Export 1974, Jamaica Exporters
Association Certificate 2nd prize 1976-77,
International Award for Export 1980-81,
International Award for Quality Product
(for Company) 1980. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Guadeloupe Andriana Solis Morgado,
December 16, 1979; 4 sons, 3 daughters.
Interests: Power boating, Dancing,
Fishing, Social welfare, with regards to
youth. Club: Royal Jamaica Yacht.
Address: (business) 7 Ashenheim Road,
Kingston 11, c/o P.O. Box 126, Kingston
10. Tel. 923-7509/6427; (residence) 85 Shortwood
Road, Kingston 8.
Yuet H, F.C.A., F.C.C.A.; Chartered
Accountant: Partner, Ernst & Young,
International, Chartered Accountants, since
1989. Special Economic Advisor on Far East
Affairs to the Minister of Industry, Tourism
and Commerce; Special Advisor to China/Jamaica
Joint Venture Cotton Polyester Project;
Downtown Management District Preparatory
Committee. Organisations: JAMPRO
Jamaica Promotions Ltd. Inter American
Chairman, Administrative & Finance Committee;
Development Bank, Board of Consultants;
Audit Committee, Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Jamaica; Member, Chartered
Association of Certified Accountants, England;
National Accountants Association, New York;
American Management Association, U.S.A.;
President, Chinese Cultural Association.
Born: China, September 2, 1952; son
of William Chang-Ah-Chen, Taylor, and Kwai
Ying-Chang, Housewife. Educated:
Calabar High School; College of Arts Science
& Technology; Southwest London
College, England; Florida International
University. Career: 1972-75 Senior
Auditor, Mair Russell & Partners; 1981-86
Senior Partner, Chang Gunter & Company;
1986-89 Partner, Lee Clarke Chang. Publications:
Editor, Blue Mountain Journal; written and
published in Gleaner, Articles on Local
and International Taxation. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Sharon Angela
Chin, December 18, 1983; 1 son, 3 daughters.
Interests: Swimming, Music, Outdoor
activities. Club: Liguanea. Address:
(Business) Ernst & Young, 28 Beechwood
Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-1616/7; (Residence)
2 Patrica Avenue, Kingston 10.
Kenneth, O.D.; Dip. Journalism; Journalist,
Executive Director JAMPRESS since 1989.
Organizations: Press Association
ofJamaica and Press Club 1, Kiwanis Club
of Downtown Kingston 1970-75, Member Public
Relations Society of Jamaica. Born: Windhill,
Manchester, July 12, 1930, son of the late
Phillip Chaplin, Businessman, and Ivy May
Anderson-Chaplin. Educated: Greenwich
Town Primary School, Buxton High School,
Jamaica School of Commerce, London School
of Journalism. Career: Sports Writer
Jamaica Times 1950-55, Sports Editor
1956-61, Volunteer Third Battalion Jamaica
Regiment 1961-62, Information Officer Jamaica
Information Service 1963-65, Senior Information
Officer 1966-71. Press Secretary to Prime
Minister 1971-74, Director of Information
Jamaica Constabulary Force 1974-75, Chief
Editor Agency for Public Information 1975-76,
Chief Public Relations Officer 1977-80,
Director of Public Relations, Jamaica Information
1980-84, Founder and first Editor, Police
Mirror, Editor in Chief, JAMPRESS, 19841986;
Communications Officer, Office of the Prime
Minister 198788; Executive Chairman,
JAMPRESS 198889. Awards: Lieutenant,
Royal Victorian Order (L.V.O.); Order
of Distinction, Prime Ministers Award
for Culture and Communication; Special Referee
Award, International Federation of Football
Associations Award Gold Medalist;
Seprod for Outstanding Journalism. Publication:
The Happy Warrior, biography
of the late Collie Smith. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Joan Elaine
Gruber, February 1961; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Football, Refereeing,
Hiking, Reading, Cricket. Address:
(business) JAMPRESS, 3 Chelsea Avenue, Kingston
10. Tel. 929-6727.
Pearnel Patroe, A.A., B.A. (Pol. Sc.);
Trade Unionist and Politician; Vice President,
Bustamante Industrial Trade Union.Organisations:
Deputy Chairman, Board of Directors, Intercontinental
Merchant Bank Ltd. Born: St. Ann,
Jamaica, August 31, 1936; son of James Charles,
Farmer, and Merita Lawrence-Charles. Educated:
West Indies College, City University
of New York. (President West Indies Students
Association, Chairman Programmes Committee,
Communications and Information Committee
- City University of New York). Career:
Member of Parliament for Eastern St.
Thomas, Minister of Local Government 1980-81;
Minister of Public Utilities and Transport
1982 February 1989; Deputy Leader
Jamaica Labour Party. Awards: Gleaner
Special Award cleaning up of the
City of Kingston; Chief Pearnel Charles,
Ughegbe of Oghara 1985; Townsend Harris
Medal from City College of New York 1985.
Publications: Author of Detained,
published 1977, after release from detention
under Jamaicas State of Emergency;
Author of the Politics of Power. Denomination:
Seventh Day Adventist. Married: Gloria
Maud Hanson, June 21, 1970; 2 sons, 4 daughters.
Interests: Discussion, Lawn Tennis.
Address: (business) 20 Dominica Drive,
Kingston 5; Tel. 968-0012; (residence) 19
Elmwood Terrace, Forest Hills, Red Hills
P.O. Tel.: 944-2214.
Cecil Charles, C.D., J.P.; Businessman,
Chairman National Water Commission since
1980. Organizations: Chairman Hargreaves
Memorial Hospital, Manchester Secondary
School, Manchester Parish Library. Born:
Mandeville, Manchester, April 5, 1928,
son of David Samuel Charlton, Tinsmith,
and Laura Palmer-Charlton. Educated:
Manchester Government School, West Indies
College. Career: Former Mayor of
Mandeville. Proprietor /Businessman. Member
of working party representing National Water
Authority in Puerto Rico; Represented Association
of Local Government Authorities in
Columbus, Ohio, Belgrade, and Yugoslavia.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Veronica Bateman, February 22, 1977; 3 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Cricket, Football,
Horticulture, Dominoes, Horse-racing. Club:
Manchester. Address: 2 South Race
Course, Mandeville, Manchester. Tel. 962-0519/962-2274;
(residence) Huntingdon Summit, May Day,
Vilma Belle, B.Sc., M.A.; Physical
Education Lecturer. Lecturer Faculty
of Education, U.W.I. since May 1983.Organizations:
Chairman of External Examiner Examination
& Accreditation Committee, Sports Education
Committee, Womens Committee Track
and Field in Central America and the Caribbean;
Member Sigma Pi
Gamma, Treasurer Jamaica Inter Collegiate
Sports Association, Recorder for J.A.A.A.,
Honorary member Jamaica Track and Field
Coaches Association. Born: Keith,
St. Ann, December 7, 1946, daughter of J.R.
Charlton, retired Teacher, and Lorna Charlton
retired Teacher. Educated: Point
Hill Leased School, St. Andrew High School,
Pepperdine University. Career: Teacher
David Starr Jordon High School (Los Angeles,
California, U.S.A.). 1969-73; Bethlehem
Teachers College 1973-74; St. Josephs
Teachers College 1974-78; Ministry
of Education 1978. Named Sportswoman of
the year in Jamaica 1968-69; Education Officer
in the Ministry of Education 1978-83. Awards:
Carreras Award for outstanding contribution
in Sports 1979, 75th Anniversary award for
service to Track and Fields. Chief Publication:
Track and Field Manual. Denomination:
Baptist. Children: 1 daughter
(adopted). Interests: Jogging, Table
tennis, Travelling, Going to Church and
Church-related events, Reading, Counselling
and encouraging young people. Address:
(business) Faculty of Education, Mona, U.W.I.
Kingston 7. Tel. 92-72431; (residence) 43
Park Avenue, Meadowbridge P.O., Kingston
19. Tel. 925-0751.
Donovan Matthew, Company Executive;
Director of Sales & Marketing, National
Supply Company Ltd. since 1993. Organizations:
President, Jamaica Cycling Federation
1986-89; Member, Jamaica Association for
Technical and Vocational Education &
Training (JATVET); Chairman St. Georges
college - Emmet Park Re-Development Committee;
Member, St. Georges College Board
of Management since 1991. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, September 13, 1960; son of
Neville G. Chen-See, Company Executive and
Elaine Chen-See, Company Secretary. Educated:
St. Georges College; Ryerson Polytechnical
University (Canada). Career: Civil
Engineer, Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica
1981-83; Civil Engineer, P.C.J. Engineering
Ltd. Denomination: Roman Catholic.
Married: Stephanie Cecelia Chung,
1 daughter. Interests: Sports, Current
Affairs, Farming. Motto: Dont
write off the importance of hard work, the
guts to keep at it, a definite goal and
the ability to have fun in the process.
If there is no fun in it, something is wrong
with all you are doing Norman
Vincent Peale. Address: (business)
National Supply Company Ltd., 60 Constant
Spring Road, Kingston 10. Tel.
969-6377/81; (residence) 24 Airdrie Mews,
Anne Marie Michele Pauyo, License in
International Relations, M.A. (Public and
Intl Affairs), Dip. Eng. (Bucknell
Univ. Penn.), Dip. Sect. Services, Translator/Interpreter
since 1963. Director Ajax Investment Co.,
Eagle Merchant Bank of Jamaica Ltd. Organization:
Executive Committee member Alliance Francaise
de la Jamaique. Born: Port-Au-Prince,
Haiti, May 22, 1939, daughter of Edner L
Pauyo, Civil Engineer, and Esther Latortue
Pauyo Educator/Pianist (both decd).
Educated: University of Pittsburgh,
University of Haiti, Bucknell University,
Pennsylvania. Career: Freelance Translator/Interpreter
for the IBA and various international institutions
and agencies (with extensive travelling
experience); Secretary to the Ambassador
of the Republic of Rwanda, accredited to
the United Nations and the Government of
the U.S.A. 1963-68. Award: Scholarship
granted by the Institute of International
Education, Washington, D.C. Divorced:
2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Swimming,
Gardening, Art Collecting, Travelling,
Reading. Clubs: Liguanea, St Andrew
Flower and Garden. Address: (business)
c/o Eagle Merchant Bank of Jamaica Ltd,
24 Grenada Crescent, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-6862;
(residence) 55 Brentwood Terrace, Forest
Hills, St Andrew.
Paul Louis, B.A. (Econ.), M.A. (Econ.),
Ph.D. (Econ.), Phi Beta Kappa, J.P.; Economist/Banker,
Executive Chairman Eagle Merchant Bank,
Eagle Commercial Bank, Eagle
Trade Services, Paul Chen-Young & Associates
Ltd. Chairman , Crown Eagle Life Insurance
Co. Ltd., Eagle Permanent Building Society,
Eagle Insurance Brokers, Eagle Foundation
for Enterprise, Martins Travel Service.
Deputy Chairman Eagle General Insurance,
Eagle Unit Trusts Management; Advisor Paul
Chen-Young & Company; President Falcon
Fund (1985) Ltd. Organizations: Jamaica
Stock Exchange Council, Alternate Governor
Caribbean Investment Corporation, National
Savings Committee, Jamaica Development Bank,
Bank of Jamaica, Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation,
Scientific Research Council, Water Commission
Board. Director Jamaica National Investment
Promotion, Institute of Management Consultants
of Jamaica, National Housing Trust. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, May 14, 1938, son
of Albert Chen-Young, Businessman, and the
late Iris King Chen-Young, Housewife. Educated:
Clarendon College, Howard University,
University of Pittsburgh. Career: Economist-
World Bank 1966-67, Deputy General Manager
Jamaica Development Bank 1968-70,
Managing Director Lai Corporation Limited
General Manager Workers Savings &
Loan Bank 1973-74. Awards: Achiever
of the 1980s, Innovator
for 1990, Investors choice Magazines
Entrepreneur of the Decade., In recognition
of its outstanding contribution to Jamaica
in the areas of business, education and
the Arts, Health and sports, Eagle Merchant
Bank won the 1990 Jamaica Chamber of Commerce
award for the Company which displayed the
Human Face of Business. Publications:
Editor- Monthly Economic Report (Jamaica)1975-78,
An Economic Evaluation of the Tax Incentive
Programme in Jamaica 1966; A Study
of the Tax Incentives in Jamaica 1967,
The Cost of Locating the Apparel Industry
in Puerto Rico and Jamaica 1968. Children:
sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Tennis,
Reading, Swimming. Club: Liguanea.
Address: (business) 24-26 Grenada
Crescent, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-3017-8.
LOY, Sister Joan Clare, O.S.F., B.Sc.,
M.Sc.; High School Teacher; Now with Immaculate
Conception Convent but away on study leave.
Born: Guys Hill, St. Catherine;
daughter of the late Clarence Chin Loy and
Alice Phang-Chin Loy. Educated: Immaculate
Conception High School, Fordham University.
(Won National Science Foundation Scholarships).
Career: High School Teacher - Mathematics,
Latin, and Biology, from 1951; Headmistress
Marymount High School 1963-68; Principal,
Mount Alvernia High School 1970 - Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Interest: Tennis.
Club: Soroptimist of Western Jamaica
(Secretary). Address: C/o Immaculate
Conception Convent, 152 Constant Spring
Road, Kingston 8.
Lascelles Augustus: O.D., Industrialist/Businessman;
Managing Director/Chairman. Organizations:
Chairman Lasco Foods Ltd.; Jamaica
Soya Products Industries Ltd.; Lasco Distributors
Ltd.; Lasco Processors Ltd.; Zenith Insurance
Brokers Ltd.; Lasco Barbados Ltd.; Kingston
Heirlooms, Lasco Ltd.; Latham Ltd.; Summit
Development Ltd.; Soft Sheen Products (W.I.)
Ltd.; Bottlewerks Ltd. Director Island
Victoria Bank Ltd.; Ex-Im Bank Ltd.; Jamaica
Exporters Association. Born: Bog
Walk, St. Catherine, December 5,
1937, son of Leonard Chin, Retired Businessman,
and Florence Yee. (both deceased). Educated:
Wolmers Boys School. Career:
Past Chairman National Productivity
Council; National Trade Imbalance; National
Industries Development Corp; Jamaica Industries
Development Corp.; Jamaica Korea Economic
Committee; Past President Jamaica
Exporters Assn.; Past Director, NCB Group
Ltd.; Past Vice Chairman, JAMPRO Ltd.; Jamaica
National Export Corp.; Trade Board. Awards:
Order of Distinction in the rank of
Commander for outstanding services to Industry
and Commerce in Jamaica; Administrator of
the Year Award for 1992 conferred by the
Administrative Management Society, Jamaica
Chapter. Denomination: Roman Catholic.
Divorced: 2 sons, 3 daughters. Interests:
Badminton, Bird-shooting, Travelling. Motto:
A great believer in the importance
of hard work to the optimum efficiency and
in being as optimistic as possible, despite
obstacles and hardships. Club:
Constant Spring Golf. Address:
(business) 27 Red Hills Road, Kingston 10.
Patrick Anthony, FCA., FCCA, Chartered
Accountant. Partner KPMG Peat Marwick since
1986. Organisations: Director
Veritat Corporation; Management Services
Ltd.; Bevin Ltd. Born: Cambridge,
St James, May 30, 1953, son of the late
Hubert Arthur Chin and Olive May Chin (nee
Fong). Educated: Cornwall College;
South West London College and Emile Wolfe
College of Accountancy, London. Career:
Has worked with KPMG Peat Marwick (formerly
Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co) since 1970.
Awards/Achievements: Peat Marwick
Scholarship 1976; Captain Jamaica Squash
Team 1991-95. Denomination: Roman
Catholic. Married: Beverly Delores
Shaw, August 17, 1991; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Squash, Water sports,
Travelling. Clubs: Jamaica ; Kingston
Cricket; Liguanea; Lions Club of St
Andrew. Address: (business) 6 Duke
Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-6640; (residence)
17, Mt. Atlas, Coopers Hill, St. Andrew.
Peter, B.Sc. (Management Studies), MBA
(Finance & Investments), Executive Programme
(Financial Management); Banking: General
Manager, Issa Trust & Merchant Bank
Ltd. since 1993. Organisations: Director,
Issa Building Society; Issa Trust Fund;
Information Processors, Inc.; Saturn Manufacturing
Co. Ltd. Born: Kingston, Jamaica,
July 29, 1954; son of Wilford Chin and
Lola Chin (both retired). Educated:
Munro College; University of the West Indies,
Mona; George Washington University; Columbia
University. Career: KPMG Peat Marwick;
Kennedy & Co. Ltd.; IBM; Jamaica Agricultural
Development Foundation. Married:
Andrea L. Duncanson, October 1, 1988; 2
sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Cricket,
Tennis, Jogging. Clubs: Kingston Cricket.
Address: (Business) Issa Trust &
Merchant Bank, 1 St. Lucia Avenue, Kingston
5; Tel. 960-0126/31; (Residence) 3
Ridgeway Terrace, Riva Ridge, Jacks Hill,
LOY, Ronnie E., Business Executive,
Managing Director J.H.G. Mapp (Succs.) Ltd.
since 1975. Organizations: Director
- Cremo Ltd.; JABLUM Ja. Ltd.; Fraser, Fontaine
& Kong (Ins. Brokers) Ltd.; Interface
Consultant & System Ltd., J.H.G. Mapp
(Successors) Ltd.; Jamaica Chamber of Commerce;
Kingston Jaycees; Jaycees of Jamaica; Future
Fitness Ltd.; Foundation Member - Kiwanis
Club of Downtown Kingston. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, July 22, 1946, son of Egerton A.
Chin Loy, retired Chairman- J.H.G. Mapp
(Succs.) Ltd., and the late Violet Hoo-Chin
Loy. Educated: St. Hughs Preparatory
School, Jamaica College. Career: Sales
and Marketing Manager Cremo Ltd. 1963-65,
Assistant Warehouse Manager Mapp (Succs.)
Ltd. 1966-67. Sales/Marketing Director Mapp
(Succs.) Ltd. 1968-74. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Divorced,
1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Golf,
Shooting, Boating, Fishing, Skin-diving,
Gardening, Reading, Civic and Social affairs.
Clubs: Liguanea; Constant Spring
Golf; Caymanas Golf; Royal Jamaica Yacht;
P.W.D. Sporting Club. Address: (Business)
2A East Avenue,
Kingston 13. Tel. 923-8846-7/923-8601; (Residence)
Apt. 109, Caribbean Close, Kingston 5.
Helen C., B.A., M.A., Business-woman.
Founder, Carib Metal Works Ltd. and Fachoy
Foods Ltd. Organization: Director,
Tropical Exotics (Ja.) Ltd. Born: Wuxi,
Kiangsu, China, April 21, 1914, daughter
of Hu Hung-Yu, Civil Servant, and Sun Tso-Yu
(both decd). Educated: Shanghai
College; University of Chicago. Career:
Government Service in China; Press Monitor,
U.S. Embassy Nanking; Accountant Chin See
Brothers Falmouth; Self-employed. Awards:
Order of Distinction from the Government
of Jamaica 1994. Married: Rupert
B. Chinsee, April 26, 1940 (decd);
1 daughter. Interests: Writing, Reading,
Meditation. Motto: God is knowable.
Address: (business) P.O. Box 101,
Falmouth. Tel: 954-3669; (residence) Carib
Road, Martha Brae, Falmouth, Westmoreland.
Hector Alanzo, Business Executive, Managing
Director Lascelles Merchandise Ltd. since
1980. Director of Fish Importers Ltd., Yes
Distributors Ltd. Organizations: Director
Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, Vice-President
Royal Air Force Association. Born: Dalvey,
St. Thomas, January 26, 1926, son of the
late Albert Chong, Business Proprietor,
and Mary Nankoo-Chong. Educated: Buxton
High School, Durham College. Career:
Service in Royal Air Force 1943-45. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Coleen
Moore, October 1, 1950; 2 sons, 1 daughter.
Address: (business) 49-57 Second
Street, Newport West. Tel. 923-9231; (residence)
6 Circle Close, Meadowbridge P.O.
Donald Edward, M.B., B.S. (1954); F.R.C.P.
(1976) F.A.C.C (1991); Medical Practitioner.
Consultant Cardiologist, University Hospital
of the West Indies; Associate Lecturer,
University of the West Indies since 1969.;
Cardiologist in Private Practice. Director
York Pharmacy Ltd., Cardiology Associates
Ltd., Caledonia Medical Laboratory Ltd.,
C.O.C. Ltd. Organizations: Director
- York Pharmacy Ltd.; Cardiology Associates
Ltd.; Caledonia Medical Laboratory Ltd.;
C.O.C. Ltd.; Member - Medical Association
of Jamaica, Member of the Board, University
Hospital of the West Indies; Director Heart
Foundation of Jamaica; Charter Member and
Past President, Lions Club of St. Andrew.
Born: New York City (U.S.A.) August
22, 1930, son of the late Sydney T. Christian,
Attorney-at-Law, and Nora McDonald-Christian,
Housewife. Educated: Antigua Grammar
School, University College of the West Indies.
Career: Intern and Resident
University Hospital of the West Indies
1955-56; Post-graduate Studies in the United
Kingdom 1957-60; Senior Resident University
Hospital of the West Indies 1960; Lecturer
in Medicine (U.W.I.) and Consultant Physician
U.H.W.I., 1961-69; Consultant Physician
University Hospital of the West Indies 1969.
Denomination: Methodist. Married:
Divorced,1 son, 2 daughters. Interests:
Reading, Horology, Numismatics. Club:
Liguanea. Address: (business)
8B Caledonia Avenue, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-4988.
(residence) Bamboo Court, 2A Bamboo Avenue,
Stephen Aston, J.P., B.Sc.; Accountant
since 1961. Chairman of the Board - Big
A. Track Co. Ltd., Managing Director Foo
Hing & Co. Director, St. Marys
Benefit Building Society, Carl Chen &
Associates. Organizations: St. Mary
Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis Club of St.
Mary. Past: President, St. Vincent de Paul
Society, Member Hospital Board (St. Mary
Region) Board of Trustees Grays
Charity; Chairman, Mary Mount High School
Board. Board Member St. Mary Parish Library;
Regional Director, Jamaica National Building
Society. Born: Port Maria, St. Mary,
December 15, 1938, son of the late Uriah
Phillip Chung, Merchant, and Cecelia Chin-Chung.
Educated: Port Maria Primary School,
Jamaica College, Fordham University (New
York). Denomination: Roman Catholic.
Married: June Eleanor Tenn, April 25,
1965; 3 sons, 3 daughters. Interests:
Bridge, Cricket, Tennis, Bird-shooting.
Club: Kiwanis of St. Mary. Address:
(business) P.O. Box 16, Port Maria, St.
Mary. Tel. 994-2294; (residence) Little
Bay, Port Maria.
Hon. Horace Antonio, B.Sc. Accountant.
Member of Parliament; Minister of Agriculture
and Mining since January 1995. Born:
Belfield, St Mary July 17, 1932, son of
Hyman Clarke, Tailor, and Enid Clarke, Housewife/Businessman
(both decd). Educated: Belfield
School, West Indies School of Public Health,
New York University. Career: Public
Health Inspector, Kingston & St. Andrew
1953-59; Chief Accountant, Jamaica Telephone
Co. Ltd. 1967-72; Parliamentary Secretary
in the Ministry of Public Utilities and
Transport 1972-75; Ministry of Mining and
Natural Resources 1976-77; Ministry of Public
Utilities & Transport 1977-78; Ministry
of Public Utilities and Transport and Mining
and Energy 1978-80; Member of Parliament
for Central St. Mary; Financial and Accounting
Consultant 1980-89; Minister of Agriculture
February 1989-91; Minister of Mining and
Energy 1992-93; Minister of Water and Transport
1993-94. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Norma S. Murray, March 9,
1985; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Reading, Jazz, Cricket, Football. Address:
8 Upper Markway, Townhouse # 19, Kingston
8. Tel. 969-5420.
Hugh Anthony (Tony), J.P., F.C.A., Chartered
Accountant, Director Jamaica National Building
Society, Paradise Park Ltd., Ferris Farmwork
Ltd. (Jamaica). Born: Westmoreland,
Jamaica, June 30, 1940, son of Eric H. Clarke,
Company Director, and Zena Whitelocke-Clarke
(both decd). Educated: Millfield
School (U.K.), Munro College. Career:
Touche Ross and Co., London 1958-63, Jamaica
National Building Society 1964-70, Chairman
Agricultural Development Corp. 1980-83;
Chairman, West Indies Sugar Co. Ltd. 1984-85;
Ferris Farmwork Limited 1971-85. Denomination:
Anglican. Children: 1 son, 2
daughters. Address: Paradise Park,
P.O. Box 44, Savanna-La-Mar; Tel. 955-2675;
Maurice Lloyd, J.P., B.Sc. Man. Studies,(1st
Class Hons.), A.C.I.S., A.C.I.B., A.M.P.
Banker. Retired Group Chief Inspector National
Commercial Bank (Ja) Ltd since 1990. Director,
NCB Trust & Merchant Bank, NCB Investments
Ltd., WITCO/CARP Ltd. Dyoll Wataru Coffee
Company Ltd., Turtle Towers Hotel Ltd. Organizations:
Immediate Past President, Rotary Club
of St. Andrew; Past President, Harvard Business
School Alumni Association of Jamaica; Council
Member J.I.M.; Arawak Lodge. Born:
St. Catherine, January 30, 1942; son of
Martin Luther Clarke, Retired and Viola
Veronica Clarke ( both decd). Educated:
St. Francis School; St. Georges
College; University of the West Indies and
Harvard University. Career: Supervisory/Management
Positions, Barclays Bank D.C.O., 1959-76;
Supervisory/Management Positions, Barclays
Bank D.C.O., United Kingdom, Germany, 1965-67;
Executive posts, National Commercial Bank
Jamaica Ltd. 1976 Award: Justice
of the Peace, St. Andrew. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: June
Audrey Spencer, February 16, 1969; 2 sons.
Interests: Bridge, Tennis, Jogging,
Swimming, Farming. Clubs: Rotary
Club of St. Andrew, Liguanea. Address:
(business) 32 Trafalgar Road, Kingston
10; Tel. 929-9050-85; (residence) P.O. Box
427, Kingston 6.
Hon. Mr Justice Neville St. Elmo, LL.B.
(Hons.), (Lond.) 1965; Attorney-at-Law;
Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court since
September 15, 1988. Organizations: Member,
Board of Governors of the Jamaica Theological
Seminary and the Caribbean Graduate School
of Theology. Born: Smithville, Clarendon,
October 31, 1939; son of William Joseph
Clarke, School Teacher and Roxianna Agatha
Clarke (nee Dinnall), Postmistress (both
decd). Educated: Franklyn Town
Primary School; Kingston College; London
University; Lincolns Inn and Inns
of Court School of Law. Career: Deputy
Clerk of the Courts 1967-68; Clerk of the
Courts 1969-70; Private Practice 1970-77;
Legal Officer of the Caribbean Cement Company
1978-79; Associate Tutor Norman Manley Law
School 1981; Resident Magistrate 1979-88;
Acting Puisne Judge 1986-88. Denomination:
Christian/Missionary Church Association.
Married: Mary Patricia Gibson, August
15, 1970; 3 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Reading, Gardening, Cricket and Athletics.
Clubs: Kingston Cricket. Address:
(business) Supreme Court, Kingston;
Oliver Frederick, J.P., B.Sc. (Econ.),
F.C.A.; Chartered Accountant. Chairman and
Managing Director The Gleaner Co. Ltd. since
1976. Organizations: Chairman
Jamaica National Building Society; PALS
Jamaica Ltd.; NCB Investments Ltd. Director
- Grace Kennedy & Co. Ltd.; NCB (Ja.)
Ltd.; Jamaica Producers Group Ltd.; Independent
Radio Company; Caribbean News Agency (CANA);
Commonwealth Press Union London;
Inter American Press Association; Inter
American Dialogue; President Building
Societies Association of Jamaica. Born:
Jamaica, October 19, 1944, son of Hon. Eric
Hugh Clarke, Farmer and Businessman, and
(both decd). Educated: DeCarteret
School; Sherborne School; London School
of Economics. Career: Chartered Accountant
(Articled Touche, Ross and Co., London 1966-69);
Assistant General Manager, The Westmoreland
Building Society 1970; Assistant General
Manager, Jamaica National Building Society
1971-75; General Manager, Jamaica National
Building Society, January April 1976.
Award: 1990 Americas Award. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Monica Ladd,
1988. Interest: Tennis. Clubs:
Liguanea, Jamaica, Georgia Tennis. Address:
(business) The Gleaner Company Ltd.,
7 North Street, P.O. Box 40, Kingston. Tel.
922-3400; (residence) 29
Millsborough Crescent, Kingston 6.
Owen Mawbey, J.P.; Engineer. Director
Worthy Park Estate Ltd. Born:
Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, June 4,
1908; son of Frederick Lister Clarke, Farmer,
and Nora Maud House-Clarke, Housewife (both
decd). Educated: Munro College,
Staunton Military Academy, McGill University.
Career: Sixty-three years with Worthy
Park Sugar Factory. Award: Jamaican
Association of Sugar Technologists and West
Indies Sugar Technologists. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Eileen Evelyn
Sharp, July 19, 1947; 1 son, 2 daughters.
Interests: Golf, Shooting, Fishing.
Clubs: Jamaica, Liguanea. Address:
Worthy Park, Ewarton, St. Catherine. Tel.
Richard Derrick, (Shrimpy), Boxer/Sales
Representative. Professional Boxer since
1981; Jamaican Flyweight Champion since
1982; International Boxing Council Flyweight
Title since 1992. Born: Kingston,
April 20, 1963; son of Glenford Clarke,
Radio/T.V. Technician, and Doreen Clarke,
Housewife. Career: Winner of Central
American and Caribbean Boxing Title August
25, 1985; Commonwealth Flyweight Boxing
Title April 26, 1986; WBC Continental Americas
Title December 5, 1986; WBC International
Title May 3, 1987; Challenged for WBC World
Flyweight Title against Sot Chitalada of
Thailand September 7, 1990; Winner of International
Boxing Council Title June 12, 1992. Won
26 Fights, lost 6 as a Professional; Won
3 Gold Medals and 4 Silver Medals for Jamaica
as an Amateur. Educated: Chetolah
Park Primary School; Kingston Secondary
School; St. Andrew Technical High School;
Eastern Academy. Denomination: Roman
Catholic. Children: 3 sons, 2 daughters.
Interests: All sports, Listening
to music, Reading, Writing, Movies, Coins
and Records collecting. Club: Guinness
Gym. Motto: Upward, Onward.
Address: (business) 5 Rosedale Avenue,
Kingston C.S.O. 9 (residence) 10 Hampstead
3. Tel. 928-5258/922-5721.
Roger Harold Clifford, J.P; Farmer/Minister
of Government. Minister of Local Government
and Works since January 1995. Organisations:
Executive Committee, P.N.P. since 1982;
Director - Rogmor Ltd.; Long Common Farms
Ltd. Born: Glen Islay, Westmoreland,
June 11, 1940; son of Winston Laurence Clarke,
Farmer (decd), and Amanda Lurline
Watson, Retired Nurse. Educated: Mannings
High School. Career: West Indies
Sugar Company Ltd., 1958-60; United Estates
Ltd., 1961-65; Sevens Estate Ltd., 1965-70;
Appleton Estate 1970-83; Bogue Estate Ltd.,
1983-86; Elected Member of Parliament for
North East St. Elizabeth since September
1991; Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture,
January 1992-January 1995; Minister of Local
Government and Works since January 1995.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Sonia Marjorie Bryan, August 6, 1977;
1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Domino
Playing, Golfing, Motoring. Motto:
Be decisive in whatever you do.
Address: (business) 140 Maxfield
Avenue, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-8231; (residence)
Stony Hurst, Balaclava P.O.,
Most Rev. Roland Edgerton, D.D.;
Minister of Religion, Roman Catholic
Archbishop of Kingston since November 23,
1994. Born: Cambridge, St. James,
February 14, 1929; son of Roland Clarke,
Police Officer/Farmer, and Helen Kameka-Clarke,
School Teacher (both decd). Educated:
Marymount School, Excelsior High School,
St. Georges College, St. Johns
Seminary (Brighton, Mass., U.S.A.). Career:
Civil Servant, Public Works Department 1948-52.
Awards: Prime Ministers Medal
of Appreciation 1983, having served on many
School Boards and giving services to several
civic and public undertakings for human
development in Western parishes in Jamaica.
Denomination: Roman Catholic. Interests:
Reading historical novels, fostering youth
activities and supporting human development
programmes. Motto: Omnia Omnibus:
All things to all people. Club:
Honorary Member, Kiwanis. Address: (business)
Chancery Office, P.O. Box 43, Kingston 6;
Simon Alanzo, O.D., J.P., M.A.; D.HL(Hon.)
Conn. State University; UNESCO Representative
& Education Adviser for the Caribbean.
Organizations: Chairman Montego
Bay Community College, St. James Parish
Library, National Committee on Social Renewal
(Values & Attitudes); Member, Board
of Directors Mutual Life Assurance
Society, JAMAL Foundation; Member
Police Services Commission, Advisory Council
Jamaica Constabulary Staff College, Jamaica
Cultural Development Commission. Born:
Canal Zone, Panama, January 5, 1935;
son of Frederick Alanzo Clarke and Amis
Campbell-Clarke (both decd). Educated:
Silver City Public School (Panama);
Central Branch School (Kingston); Rainbow
City Junior High School (Panama); Calabar
High School (Kingston), (Headboy 1954);
University College of the West Indies; University
of London; Moray House College of Education
(Edinburgh, Scotland). Career: Teacher,
Mannings High School (Savanna-la-Mar);
Calabar High School (Kingston); Resident
House Master, Cornwall College (Montego
Bay); Founding Principal, Green Island Secondary
School (Hanover) 1969-75; first Co-Ordinator,
National Youth Service, Ministry of Education
1974; first Principal, Sam Sharpes
Teachers College 1975-85; Senior Director,
Air Jamaica 1985-86; UNESCO Education Adviser
1986; UNESCO Representative & Education
Adviser for the Caribbean since 1989; Broadcaster
and Talk Show Host (JBC Public Eye) 1981-87;
Producer and Presenter radio series Panorama
on Education 1978-85; Television news
commentator. Awards: Order of Distinction
for services to Education 1975; Presidents
Medal Central Connecticut State University
1982; Special award Caribbean Mathematics
& Science Institute; Centenary Medal,
Institute of Jamaica; Honour Award, Association
of Science Teachers of Jamaica; Honour Award,
Jamaica Reading Association; Jamaica Association
of Teacher Educators Award 1986; Universal
Negro Improvement Association Marcus Garvey
Centenary Award 1987; Doctor of Humane Letters
(causa honoris) Connecticut State University
1991; Distinguished Service Award, Rotary
Club of Lucea 1995; Outstanding Services
to Education Award, Montego Bay Chamber
of Commerce & Industry 1995. Publications:
Numerous monographs and several papers presented
and published in Latin America and the Caribbean,
U.S.A., Europe and Asia. Presented numerous
speeches on a variety topics in Education,
Management and Social and Community Development.
Denomination: Baptist. Married:
Faye Ellen Smith, June 6, 1959; 2 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Boating, Tennis,
Music. Club: Montego Bay Yacht. Address:
(business) UNESCO, 25 Dominica Drive,
Kingston 5. Tel. 929-7087-9; Fax 929-8468.
Arthur Brandis: Management and Marketing
Consultant. Retired Managing Director Xerox
(Jamaica) Ltd. Organizations: Director
Lions Club of Kingston 1975-76 and 1976-77.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, August 24,
1938, son of the late David Clarkson, Merchant,
and Lettice Mills-Clarkson. Educated:
St. Monicas College; St. Georges
College; University of the West Indies.
Career: Government Savings Bank 1957-65;
Ministry of Education 1965-68; Sales Representative
Xerox (Ja.) Ltd. 1968-69; Sales Manager
1969-76; Managing Director 1977-91. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Pamella
Marie Gray, October 1, 1960; 2 daughters.
Interests: Music, Swimming, Fishing.
Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Constant
Spring Golf, Liguanea. Address:
Apt. 2H, (East Block) Embassy Apts., 17
Kingsway, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-4409.
Jimmy, (Naim Bashir), O.D.; Entertainer,
Director Sun Power Productions Limited.
Born: Adelphi Land, St. James, Jamaica,
July 30, 1944; son of the late Lilbert Chambers
and Christine Chambers. Career: Starred
in The Harder They Come 1972, The
Bongo Man 1979-80. Signed contract with
C.B.S. Records 1982 - did first album entitled
Special, second album entitled The
Power and the Glory (which was nominated
for the first Grammy Awards for Reggae 1983),
third album entitled Cliff Hangar
1984. Won Grammy Award for Reggae Section
in 1985. Starred in Movie Club Paradise
1986. Extensively toured the U.S.A., Europe,
Africa and the Caribbean during the period
1982-86. Awards: Norman Manley Award
for Excellence in the field of Music 1982,
Order of Distinction. Children: 4
sons; 3 daughters. Interests: Music,
Sports, Reading, Meditation. Address:
51 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 10.
Jeffrey Carl, B.A. (Hons.), Dip. Mgmt.,
Banker; Deputy Managing Director, N. C.
B. Group since 1995. Organisations:
Director N.C.B. Group Ltd., N.C.B. Insurance
Services Ltd., Caribbean Home N.C.B. Insurance
Co. Ltd., National Commercial Bank (Ja.)
Ltd., N.C.B. Trust and Merchant Bank, NCB
Investment Ltd., NCB Services Ltd., Pulse
Ltd., Montego Bay Little Theatre Co.; Chairman,
Cultural Training Centre. Born: St.
Michael, Barbados, December 22, 1944; son
of Carl Gerald Cobham and Cynthia E. Cobham
(both decd). Educated: St.
Giles Boys School, Harrison College,
University of the West Indies. Career:
Producer/Announcer, Barbados Rediffusion
1963-66; Graduate Trainee Banker, Barclays
International (London) 1969-71; Marketing
Manager, National Commercial Bank Jamaica
Ltd. 1977-81; Assistant General Manager
(Staff), National Commercial Bank 1981-84;
Senior Manager Western Jamaica NCB 1984-91;
Deputy Managing Director, National Commercial
Bank Jamaica Ltd. 1991-95. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Dr. Marjorie
Holding, 4th April, 1970; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Classical Guitar, Reading,
Photography, Music. Club: Liguanea.
Address: (business) The Atrium, 32
Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10. Tel: 929-9050.
Richard W. T, Dip. M.S. (Dist.), M.I.M.,
Retail Marketer: Managing Director, Courts
(Jamaica) Ltd. since 1994. Organisations:
Director, Courts (Jamaica) Ltd.; Courts
(Trinidad) Ltd. Born: Westminster,
London, May 27, 1947; son of Dr. R. P. K.
Coe, Doctor of Medicine, and R. Tebbutt-Coe,
Nurse (both deceased). Educated:
Kings College School, Wimbledon; Surrey
Agricultural College; Seale-Hayne Management
College. Career: Agricultural Teacher,
Happy Grove High School, Portland 1967-70;
Merchandise Manager, Times Store 1972-75;
Manager, Curacao Trading Co. 1975-78; Gerente
De Ventas -La Curacao, Honduras 1978-80;
Account Manager, Microcomputers Rank
Xerox 1980-82; Marketing Director, Courts
(Jamaica) Ltd. 1982-90; Managing Director,
Courts (Trinidad) Ltd. 1990-94. Married:
J. Neufville, July 5, 1969; 2 sons, 2 daughters.
Interests: Golf, Music. Clubs:
Liguanea, Constant Spring Golf. Motto:
Conark Bonus Esse, si hoc infelicum
Esse, Dic Quibus Manibus, Produc
id hoc. Address: (Business)
Courts (Jamaica) Ltd. 79 Slipe Road, Kingston
5; Tel. 926-2110/4.
Pete Andrew, J.P.; Managing Director
Castle Vue Apts; Founder/Director, Victorious
Life Ministries (Computerised Prayer Line
System 979-7721); Managing Director, Victorious
Life Training Centre, Montego Bay; Missions
Co-Ordinator, Outreach Adventures Inc.,
1330 Ontario Drive, Tx. 75040, U.S.A. Organizations:
Life Members, Lay Magistrate Association;
Chapter Member and Director, Optimist Club
International (Montego Bay); Co-Ordinator,
Training Network Intl. (T-Net) U.S.A. Born:
Stirling, Westmoreland, June 17, 1932; son
of Walter Cohen, Businessman, and Clara
McFarlane-Cohen (both decd). Educated:
Grange Hill Primary School (Third Jamaica
Local Exam); Private Studies. Career:
Life Underwriter, Confederation Life
1959-66; Sales Representative, Branch Manager,
Company Director, Northern Industrial Garage
Ltd. 1964-75; Director, United Way of Jamaica
(Western Region) 19851987; Member
Advisory Committee, National Development
Foundation, Montego Bay Branch 19821987;
Chairman, New Life (2000) Business and Professional
Club 1990-93; Vice Chairman, Board of Governors,
Montego Bay Secondary School 1989-93; Managing
Director, Kohens Auto Parts 1983-94; Organist,
St. James Parish Church 1973-90; Organist,
St. Pauls United Church 1990-95. Award:
Small Businesses Association of Jamaica
Plaque in recognition of contribution as
President of St. James Chapter for over
5 years. Denomination: The United
Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.
Married: Zoe Belford, August 3,
1978; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests:
Music, Church Organist, Singing, Art
and Craft, Photography, Training (Evangelism/Discipleship).
Address: (Residence) 6 Sunrise Close,
P.O. Box 1408, Montego Bay P.O.1; Tel. 952-5801.
Rt. Rev. Raymond George, J.P.; Dip.
Theol., Cert. Ed.; Minister of Religion.
Pastor Meadowbrook United Church since 1978.
Director United Way of Jamaica, Chairman
Ecumenical Churches Loan Fund, Madge
Saunders Trust; Treasurer National Food
and Nutrition Coordinating Committee of
Jamaica, Executive member Jamaica Council
of Churches. Born: Manchester, Jamaica,
May 20, 1936, son of the late Wesley Coke,
Farmer, and Lena V. Wilson-Coke, Fashion
Designer. Educated: Spalding Primary,
Franklin Town Primary, Buxton High School,
United Theological College, Westhill College
(Birmingham, England). Career: Pastor
Rural Churches 1960-64, West Bay (Grand
Cayman) 1964-70. Cayman Prep. School Board
1967-70, Chaplain Cayman Islands Legislative
Assembly 1967-68, First President, Cayman
Island Christian Endeavour Union 1967-69,
Chairman Surrey Council 1971-73. Christian
Education Committee 1980-83, Vice-President
Jamaica Council of Churches 1978-81. Moderator
198487, President Jamaica Council
of Churches 198486, Moderator United
Church 1984-87. Denomination: Presbyterian.
Married: Ruth N. Sessing, March 6,
1962; 2 daughters. Interests: Gardening,
Sports, Motoring, World Affairs. Club:
Cayman Islands Rotary Club. Address:
(business) 2 Flemington Drive, Kingston
19. Tel. 925-5860; (residence) 6 Whitney
Drive, Kingston 19. Tel. 925-3327.
Gerald Sydney Byron, J.P., B.Sc., M.D.;
Doctor of Medicine. Family Practice since
1965. Organizations: Member Medical
Association of Jamaica, Past Master, English
Freemasonry, and holder of Grand Lodge Honours.
Born: Siloah, St. Elizabeth, January
1909, son of Jeremiah Coley, Planter, and
Catherine Anderson-Coley (both decd).
Educated: Siloah Primary School,
Dillard and Howard Colleges, Berne University
(Switzerland). Career: Pharmacy 1934-47.
Various hospitals in Jamaica. Awards:
Prime Ministers Medal of Appreciation,
August 1983, Paul Harris Award from Rotary
Club of Montego
Bay, Order of Merit for Distinguished Medical
Service by the Medical Association of Jamaica.
Publications: A Thesis for doctorate
Degree in the field of Allergy; The Influence
of the Electrolytes Sodium, Potassium, Calcium,
and certain heavy metals, on the Precipitation
reaction between Bovine Serum Albumin and
Antiserum from Rabbits, by Photoelectric
Measurements. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Lynette Arone Chin, July
29, 1979; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Gardening, Fishing, Music. Club:
Rotary of Montego Bay (Past President).
Address: (business) 18 Humber Avenue,
P.O. Box 191, Montego Bay. Tel. 952-2555;
(residence) Unity Hall, Montego Bay, P.O.
Box 191, Jamaica.
Ira Lloyd, J.P.; Consultant. Member
Central Whitley Council. Organization:
President, Jamaica Government Pensioners
Association 1984-90. Born: New York
City (U.S.A.), May 23, 1917, son of Peter
Uriah Collins, Farmer, and Clarene Gaskin-Collins
(both decd). Educated: Cambridge
Primary School, Cornwall College, London
University. Career: Accountant Generals
Department (formerly the Treasury) completing
as Assistant Accountant General 1938-55.
Ministry of Finance 1955-62, Ministry of
Health 1962-65, Permanent Secretary 1965-73,
retired from the Public Service in July
1973. Private Consultant 1973-78; Department
of Housing, Preservation and Development
(City of New York, U.S.A.) 1980-81; Permanent
Secretary, Ministry of Education (Jamaica)
1981-83; Formerly 1st/2nd Vice-President
Jamaica Civil Service Association. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Doris Maud
MacDonald, December 22, 1942; 1 son, 2 daughters.
Interests: Bridge, Reading, Swimming.
Club: Jamaica Bridge. Address:
(residence) 41 Garden Boulevard, Kingston
Roy, B.A. (Com.) 1956; F.C.A. 1959;
Financial Consultant/Chartered Accountant.
Organizations: Chairman, West Indies
Alliance Insurance Co. Ltd.; Director, Trafalgar
Development Bank, Amalgamated Distributors
Ltd., Jamaica Export Credit Insurance Corporation;
Chairman, Finance Law and Taxation Committee
of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce; Member,
Economic Policy Committee of Private Sector
Organisation of Jamaica, Finance Committee
of the University of the West Indies Development
& Endowment Fund, Working Group of Inter
Ministerial Committee of Caricom Affairs;
Trustee, Jamaica Branch of International
Executive Service Corps.
Born: Douglas, Isle-of-Man (U.K.),
5, 1935; son of the late William Angus Collister,
Company Director and Mary Isobel Flynn-Collister,
Housewife. Educated: King Williams
College, (Isle-of-Man U.K)., Manchester
University. Career: 1959 Joined T.
Geddes Grant Ltd., 1972 Appointed Managing
Director of Caribbean Group, 1987 Assumed
additional post of Group Chairman, retiring
in 1992; also served as Group Financial
Director/Secretary as well as Managing Director
of T. Geddes Grant (Guyana) Ltd., T. Geddes
Grant (Jamaica) Ltd., and Chairman of Security
Brokers. Ltd. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Sylvia Margaret Corkill,
August 31, 1963; 2 sons. Clubs: Liguanea,
Jamaica. Address: 47 Temple Meads,
G. Barry, Dip. Bus. Admin.; Former General
Manager Cifuentes Y Cia. Director Jamaica
Exporters Association, Industrial
Buildings and Properties. Organizations:
Zone Chairman (District 60B)
Lions Club International. Born: Springfield,
St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, son of Simeon Colquhoune,
Tailor, and Julia Colquhoune, Dressmaker.
Educated: Kingston Technical High
School; College of Arts, Science and Technology;
Extra Mural Department of the University
of the West Indies. Career: Foreman
J. Frankau & Co. (Cigar Manufacturers)
1952-57, Manager Monymusk Co-op Credit Union
1957-60, Assistant Accountant- Ariguanabo
Company of Jamaica 1960-62, Accountant Jamaica
Citrus Growers Ltd. 1964-68, Controller
Cifuentes Y Cia Ltd. 1968-71. Denomination:
Moravian. Married: Daisy, August
30, 1958; 1 son. Interests: Swimming,
Music, Gardening. Club: Jamaica.
Address: (residence) 28 Ebony Glades,
Elaine Eloise, MBA; B.Sc., Dip. Ed.,
UWI; Advertising Executive. Chairman and
Executive Director, Corporate Affairs Research
and Advertising Ltd. (C.A.R.A.) since 1981
and Marketing Director, C.A.R.A. Projects
and Publications Ltd. Organizations:
Founding Member Public Relations Society
of Jamaica (PRSJ); Member, Advertising Agencies
Association of Jamaica (A.A.A.J.). Born:
Christiana, Manchester, Jamaica, July
5, 1943, daughter of Walter G. King, retired
Teacher, and the late Evelyn M. King, retired
Teacher. Educated: Mt. Horeb Primary
School, St. Andrew High School, University
of the West Indies, University of Toronto
(Canada). Career: Teacher and Lecturer
of Botany, Zoology, Biology, and Science
St. Hildas Diocesan High School
1965-66; Jamaica School of Agriculture 1967-70;
Bayview Junior High School
(Canada) 1970-73, St. Andrew High School
1973-75, The Queens School 1975-77;
Education Officer and Television Producer/Director-
Education Broadcasting Service 1977-79;
Public Relations and Advertising Executive
Public Relations Associates 1979-81.
Awards: Certificate of Merit
from Advertising Agencies Association of
Jamaica for Outstanding Service to Advertising
1984 and 1991; Chairmans Award for
Service Beyond Duty"
Jamaica Chamber of Commerce Civic Affairs
Committee 1984. Publications: Souvenir
of Jamaica Editor. Denomination:
United Church of Jamaica and Grand Cayman.
Married: Kenneth Commissiong, July
17, 1975; 1 son. Interests: Reading,
Writing, Poetry, Journalistic Writing, Dancing.
Motto: There are no Accidents.
Club: Soroptimist International.
Address: (business) C.A.R.A. Ltd.,
Suites 8-12, Wyndham Kingston Hotel, New
Kingston. Tel. 929-6594/929-2388/960-1633;
(residence) 1 Kingswood Road, Stony
Rev. Arnold Codfield Stanford, Teacher
and Musician. Lecturer in Music- Sam Sharpe
Teachers College since 1976. Born:
St. Anns Bay, Jamaica, August
20, 1925, son of the late Edgar Stanfield
Cooke, Major- Salvation Army, and Leathian
Clark/Davis-Cooke. Educated: Waltham
College, Manhattan School of Music. Career:
Musician- North Coast, with Jamaica
Federation of Musicians 1964-73. Senator
Junior Chamber of Jamaica since 1969, Chairman
for Music, St. James Parish Festival Committee
1977-79. Award: Centenary Medal,
Institute of Jamaica 1980. Compositions:
Lament and Joy; Piano suite,
Winds of Change, Church Music, Sing
Christmas. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Thelma Joyce Williams, August
10, 1974; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Reading, Swimming, Writing and Arranging
music, Musical development in Jamaica. Clubs:
Kiwanis, Jaycees of Jamaica. Address:
(business) Sam Sharpe Teachers College,
Montego Bay, St. James. Tel. 952-0832.
Bertram Eleaza, F.C.M.A., F.C.C.A.,
F.B.I.M.; Chartered Cost and Management
Accountant, Certified Accountant, Professional
Manager; Executive Chairman of International
Travel Services Ltd. since 1978, of ITS
Tours Ltd. and of AIDEB Industries Ltd.,
their Parent Company. Also Chairman of the
Board of Management of University Hospital
of the West Indies and Director of the Bethel
Baptist Healing Ministry. Organizations:
Former Chairman of the Board of Grosvenor
Developments Ltd.; Citizens Advice Bureau;
Jamaica Railway Corporation; Mend-A-Heart
Programme; Garden Hill Primary School; Jamaica
Fisheries Complex; Eadbirt Investments Ltd.;
Former Member of Mount Royal Co-operative
Society Ltd.; Director of the Heart Foundation
of Jamaica; Member of the National Volunteers
Organisation; Rent Assessment Board of the
Corporate Area and Tobacco Control Authority;
Management Committee National Stadium;
Kiwanis Club of North St. Andrew. Born:
Garden Hill, St. Catherine, July 17,
1931, son of the late Raymond E. Cooper,
Small Farmer, and Emeriah Armstrong-Cooper.
Educated: Garden Hill Primary School,
Kingston Commercial College, Swindon Technical
College and the School of Accountancy (Glasgow).
Career: Asst. Head of Mechanised
Accounts - Rentaset Ltd. (Swindon, England)
1961-63; Accountant, Redpoint Ltd. (Swindon,
England) 1963-65; Management Accountant,
Secretary/Accountant, Finance Director/Company
Secretary - B. & J.B. Machado Tobacco
Company Ltd. 1965-77; Director/Group General
Manager of the West Indies & Caribbean
Developments Limited (W.I.C.) Group 1978-84;
Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the
D. Henderson & Co. Ltd. Group of Companies
1984-91. Denomination: Baptist.
Married: Edna Joyce Morgan, January
19, 1957; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests:
Farming, Sports, Government, Reading.
Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Kiwanis
of North St. Andrew. Address: (business)
18 Ripon Road, P.O. Box 135, Kingston 5.
Tel. 926-4423, 926-8295, 926-6540; (residence)
5 Grosvenor Heights, Kingston 8. *
Beverley Gloria Adassa, Management Consultant.
Managing Director, Cygnet Homelink Services
(U.K.) Ltd. Higher Horizons School Ltd.
Accounts Executive, American Express since
1991. Organizations: Member, Jamaica
Foundation for Children, Programme and Allocations
Committee, United Way of Jamaica, Projects
Evaluation. Born: Wiltshire, England,
November 19, 1956; daughter of Caleb Cooper,
Engineer and Gertrude Maud Forrester Dressmaker
(decd). Educated: St. Hughs
High School; West Central Training College
(U.K.). Extra Mural Department-University
of the West Indies, Institute of Management
and Production. Career: Advertising,
West Indian World Newspaper (U.K.), 1975-77;
C.E.O./Co-Ordinator, Waltham Forest Womens
Centre (U.K.), 1980-84; C.E.O./Co-Ordinator,
Voluntary Action Lewisham, C.V.S.S. (U.K.),
1984-88; Executive Director, V.O.U.C.H.,
1988-90; Director of Public Relations, Education
and Information Metrication Board 1990-91.
Publications: How Do We Manage
a Course in Managing Voluntary
Organisations; Producer VOUCH 10th Anniversary
awards; The Metric Roadshow. Denomination:
Baptist. Children: 1 son, 2 daughters
(Divorced). Interests: Entertaining,
Developing Education, Music, Children. Address:
(business) 38 Stilwell Road, Kingston
Cecil Harvey, B.F.A. (Hons.); Artist;
Head of Painting Department, Edna Manley
School College of the Visual & Performing
Arts since 1980. Born: Hanover, Jamaica,
June 17, 1946; son of Sylvan Cooper and
Ruby Cooper (both retired). Educated:
St. Georges College; Edna Manley
School College of the Visual & Performing
Arts (formerly Jamaica School of Art); School
of Visual Arts (New York). Career: Art
Tutor, Calabar High School 1966-70; Co-ordinator
Workshop, Inner City Fine Art (New York)
1973-76; Art Tutor, High School in the Community
(New Haven, Connecticut) 1979-80.
Award: Bronze Musgrave Medal 1993.
Divorced: 3 daughters. Interest:
Singing Opera. Club: Jamaica
Musical Theatre Company. Address:
(business) Edna Manley College, Arthur Wint
Drive, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-2350/3; (residence)
Skyline Drive, Jacks Hill P.A., St. Andrew;
J. Gary, Diplomat/American Ambassador
to Jamaica since November 1994.
Born: Lafayette, Louisiana, October
2, 1936; son of Algernon Johnson Cooper
and Gladys Mouton Cooper (both deceased).
Educated: University of Notre Dame
(Economics/Finance); Harvard University
(Senior Management in Government). Career:
1958-91 U.S. Marine Corps General Officer;
1974-78 Member of Alabama Legislature; 1978-81
Cabinet Member, Commissioner of Human Resources;
1980-85 President, Insurance Company; 1977-92
Founder Board Chairman of National Bank;
1987-89 Assistant Secretary, U.S. Air Force;
1994 Senior Vice President, Engineering
Firm. Awards: Military Distinguished
Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star,
two Purple Hearts and the Republic of Vietnam
Gallantry Cross with Palm, Silver and Bronze
Stars. Civilian NAACP Roy Wilkins
Meritorious Service Award and Benjamin J.
Hooks Meritorious Service Award; Notre Dame
Club of Alabama Man of the Year Award and
John J. Cavanaugh Award from the Alumni
Association of Notre Dame. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Beverly
Martin-Cooper, March 30, 1991; 1 son, 2
daughters. Interests: Scuba, Gold,
Exercise. Address: (Business) U.
S. Embassy, Mutual Life Building, 2 Oxford
Road, Kingston 10; Tel: 929-4859/8.
Paul George William, Attorney-at-Law;
Partner Livingston, Alexander and Levy since
1979. Organisations: Director - Diversey
Jamaica Ltd., Communication Consultants
Ltd.; Barita Unit Trusts Management Company
Ltd. Born: December 1, 1945, son
of Alfred E. Cooper, Businessman, and Carmen
S. Cooper, Housewife, (both decd).
Educated: St. Georges College.
Awards: Salvation Armys Others
Award; Gleaners Certificate
of Merit. Denomination: Roman Catholic.
Married: Carina E. Henriques, December
22, 1971; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Hunting, Shooting, Swimming, Reading,
Horseback riding, Community Service. Motto:
Excellence. Clubs: Rotary
Club of Kingston, Jamaica Club, Kingston
Polo Club, Jamaica Gun Club, Jamaica Rifle
Association. Address: (business)
72-76 Harbour Street, Kingston; Tel. 922-6310-9.
Michael Enos Nuttall, Solicitor &
Attorney-at-Law; Consultant with Robinson,
Phillips & Whitehorne since 1977. Organisation:
Director, R. S. Gamble & Son Ltd. Born:
St. Andrew, Jamaica, July 7, 1928; son of
Charles Arscott Costa, Accountant and
Dorothy Gertrude (Nee Nuttall) (both deceased).
Educated: Jamaica College, then privately;
Articled to John Henry Cargill ,Senior
Partner of Cargills Hendry & Graham.
Career: Associate with Gargill &
Partner then Senior Partner until 1977 when
the firms of Cargill & Graham and Robinson,
Phillips & Whitehorne merged. Married:
Ruth McGann, April 4, 1963; 1 daughter.
Denomination: Protestant. Interests:
Historical research, Reading, Rifle shooting.
Club: Jamaica Rifle. Address:
(Business) 13 Duke Street, Kingston; Tel.
922-2134; (Residence) 1 Montrose Road, St.
Altman, Hubert Valentine, J.P., M.B.,
B.S., F.R.C.S., F.A.C.S, F.R.S.A.; Medical
Practitioner. Consultant Surgeon Specialist,
Oxford Medical Centre and Nuttall Memorial
Hospital since 1990. Associate Lecturer
in Surgery- University Hospital of the West
Indies since 1978. Member Board of Examiners
in Surgery (U.W.I.), Post-graduate Board
of Surgery- Faculty of Medicine - (U.W.I.),
Board of Trustees- Nuttall Memorial Hospital.
Chief Examiner Medical Council of Jamaica.
Chairman, Medical Dispute Tribunal of Jamaica.
Organizations: Advisor to Pan American
Health Organisation, on Management of the
Diabetic Foot in the Caribbean; Member Medical
Association of Jamaica, Guild of Graduates
(U.W.I.). Co-founder and first Treasurer-
Medical Society- University Hospital of
the West Indies; Member Priory School Trust
Council. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica
April 5, 1930, son of the late Arthur H.V.
Cotterell, retired Government Officer, and
Myrtle Palmer-Cotterell. Educated: Wolmers
Boys School, University College of
the West Indies, Royal College of Surgeons
(Edinburgh). (Won University prize in Surgery
1955; full colours in track athletics, and
individual winner- track championships 1952-53.
President University Debating Society).
Career: Assistant M.O. Savanna-la-Mar
1959. Surgeon, Kingston Public Hospital
1960-61, Surgical Registrar- U.C.W.I. Hospital
1962, and Demonstrator Human Anatomy 1963.
Surgeon Childrens Hospital 1965, Kingston
Public Hospital 1966, S.M.O. Isaac Barrant
Hospital 1966-77. Delegate for Jamaica to
European Symposium on Anaerobic Sepsis (Amsterdam,
Holland) 1981; Senior Medical Officer, Kingston
Public Hospital 1981-90; Consulting Surgeon
Specialist (K.P.H.) 1977-90; Chairman Medical
Advisory Committee to the Ministry of Health
1981-90; Governor to the American College
of Surgeons 1984-90; President of the Association
of Government Medical Consultants 1987-90.
Research and Presentations: Colon
Graft replacement of the Oesophagus for
Carcinoma of the Oesophagus, An
Analysis of the Pattern of Surgery in the
Eastern Portland, Eastern St. Thomas Region,
Surgery in Burghers Disease,
Vagotomy in the Management of Peptic
Ulcer, Urinary Retention,
Tropical Ulcer, Carcinoma
Rectum, A Mode of clinical Presentation
of Pulmonary Thrombo-Embolism, A
randomised comparison of Cefotaxine and
Clindamycin: Gentamycin in Patient with
penetrating abdominal wounds and spontaneous
bowel perforation, 13th International
Congress of Chemotherapy, Vienna, Austria;
The Elderly in the Caribbean
- Chapter on Malignancy in the Aging
Patient (UWI Press) 1987; Manual
on the Care of the Diabetic Foot
Chapter on Control of infection: Surgical
Management (PAHO -WHO) 1988. Award:
The Prime Ministers Medal of Appreciation
for services in Medicine 1983. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Elizabeth
Anne Goodin, September 7, 1963; 2 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Art, Architecture.
Clubs: Rotary Club of Kingston,
Eastern Jamaica Anglers Association,
Kingston Cricket, Constant Spring Golf.
Address: (business) Oxford Medical
Centre, 2H Old Hope Road, Kingston 5. Tel.
926-1525; (residence) 11 Manor Park Drive,
Thomas (Tommy), Music Producer. Leading
Master of Ceremonies for Reggae concerts
world-wide namely Reggae Sunsplash, Sting,
Fresh, Ram Jam. Chairman Talent Corporation
Ltd. Eko Records. Born: New
Market, St. Elizabeth, April 6, 1946, son
of Thomas Cowan, retired Lay Preacher/Farmer,
and the late Alice Cowan. Educated:Nightingale
Grove, Half Way Tree Primary, Waulgrove
College, Studied Dale Carnegie, Public Speaking
course, Advertising & Marketing course,
JCDC. Career: Singer The Jamaicans
1966-76. Marketing Manager, Dynamic Sounds
1970-77. Worked with Bob Marley and the
Wailers and have toured parts of Japan,
Europe, Canada and United States. Hit songs
include Ba Ba Boom, Things You
Say, I believe in music. Awards:
Best M.C. Binns 1983, 1989; Award of Honour,Jamaica
Federation of Music 1990, Binns writer song
of the year , Winnie Mandela 1987; Honour
Binn entertainment for outstanding contribution
to the development of our culture in the
field of music; Martin award of honour 1990-91;
Best M.C., Reggae Report Magazine 1989.
Denomination: Methodist. Children:
2 sons, 5
daughters. Interest: Swimming. Address:
(business) 39 Gallery Way, Kingston 5. Tel.
Joseph Benjamin Burke, B.Sc. (Econ.)
M.Sc. (Hon.), Economist. Former Director,
Corporate Development, Island Life Insurance
Co.; Director Business Advisory Services
Ltd. Born: Birmingham, England, January
23, 1962, son of Vivian Cox, Electrical
Engineer, and Lurline Cox, Housewife. Educated:
Jamaica College; University of the West
Indies. Career: Statistical Institute
of Jamaica 1984; Planning Institute of Jamaica
1985; Workers Bank 1988;
Private Sector Organization of Jamaica 1988.
Special Honours/Awards: University Bursary
1982-84; Press Association of Jamaica Award
for Business and Commerce. Creative Works:
Minibus Ride; Radio Programmes
Money Matters, Financially
Speaking on KLAS FM. Married:
Janelle Evadny Young, May 21, 1988. Denomination:
Anglican. Interests: Badminton, Reading.
Club: Kiwanis. Address: (business)
4 St Lucia Avenue, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-1430-9;
(residence) No. 2 Musgrave Manor, 17-19
Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 5.
Orville Woodrow, C.D.; Attorney-at-Law.
Solicitor (England) and Notary Public of
Jamaica. Partner- Orville, Cox and Co. since
1972. Organizations: Chairman, Tropical
Insurance Ltd., Director, Bank of Nova Scotia
(Jamaica) Ltd. Member International Bar
Association, Jamaica Bar Association; Founding
Member- World Association of Lawyers., Member
International Bar Association, Jamaica Bar
Association. Born: Ocho Rios, St.
Ann, April 22, 1934. Educated: Calabar
High School, Law Society College of Law,
Colorado University. Career: Formerly
Chairman Public Utilities Commission, Road
Traffic Appeal Board and Island Beautification
Committee. Director Air Jamaica Ltd.
Member National Peat Committee. Award:
Recipient of the Island Prize for Best
Male Performance in Drama 1958. Denomination:
Anglican. Divorced: 1
daughter. Interests: Golf, Gardening.
The utmost for the highest.
Clubs: Liguanea, Constant Spring
Golf. Address: (business)17 Ruthven
Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 929-3477-9; (residence)
Embassy Apt., Kings Way, Kingston 10.
Karl R.T., (Jerry), N.D.D., M.F.A.;
Artist, Designer, Art Educationalist, Art
and Craft Consultant. Lecturer in Art and
Craft - Faculty of Education University
of the West Indies since 1983. Chief External
Examiner for Teacher Training Colleges in
Jamaica, Belize, Bahamas. Director Ital
Herbs & Spices. Organizations:
Board Member Association for Children with
Learning Disabilities, The National Gallery
of Jamaica Limited. Born: Montego
Bay, May 27, 1936, son of Major Karl Thompson
Davis Craig, Army Major/Steward- University
of the West Indies, and Kathleen M. Webster
Fitch-Craig (both decd). Educated:
Kathleen Gabays Preparatory School,
Cornwall College, London College of Printing,
Goldsmiths College , Maryland Institute
College of Art (USA), St. Martins
School of Art (England). Career:
Part-time Teacher and Freelance Artist 1957-59,
Art Teacher Eltham Green Comprehensive School
(England) 1960-66, Senior Lecturer Art and
Craft Avery Hill College (England)
1966-71, Director Jamaica School of Art
1971-81, Director of Product Design and
Development- Things Jamaican Limited 1981-83.
Established Departments of Textiles, Jewelcraft
and Art Education - Jamaica School of Art.
Assisted in developing Art and Craft curriculum
for the general school system of Jamaica.
External Assessor Burrows School of Art
(Guyana) 1979, Technical Co-ordinator- O.A.S.
Regional Craft Seminar for English-speaking
Caribbean. Represented Jamaica at numerous
overseas conferences and seminars on Arts
and Craft. Served on several Committees
and Boards, including National Gallery of
Jamaica, National Institute of Craft, Institute
of Jamaica, Publications Committee, CXC
for Syllabus Development and Examination
System. Awards: Silver Carifesta
Medal for Art and Craft 1976, Marcus Garvey
Award for Excellence in the field of Art
1976, Institute of Jamaica Centenary Award
for contribution to the development of Art
and Craft- 1981, Silver Musgrave Medal
Institute of Jamaica, for contribution to
Art and Art Education in Jamaica. Publications:
Childrens Books Emmanuel Goes
to Market; Emmanuel and His
Parrot- Oxford University Press; Several
Papers to O.A.S. Seminars. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Christine
Angella Lynch, May 16, 1964; 2 daughters.
Interests: Gardening, Listening to
music, Reading, Swimming, Travelling, Furniture
and Interior designing. Clubs: Artist
and Craftsmans Guild, Morgans
Harbour. Address: (business) School
of Education, University of the West Indies,
Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 927-2341; (residence)
3 Tankerville Avenue, Kingston 3. Tel. 927-6253.
Hon. William Joseph Henry (Billy), Banker;
Insurance Executive; Real Estate Developer.
Chairman, Billy Craig Group of Companies;
Custos Rotulorum, St. James since 1983.
Organizations: Chairman - Billy Craig
Finance and Merchant Bank Ltd.; Billy Craig
Building Society; Billy Craig Investments
Ltd.; Billy Craig Insurance Brokers Ltd.;
J. E. Kerr (Succ..) Ltd.; Glenrosa Ltd.
Trade All Ltd.; Lagoon Development Co. Ltd.
and its Subsidiaries. . Born: Montego
Bay, St. James, December 27, 1930, son of
William George Davis Craig, Wharfinger,
and Mavis Clare-Craig, Housewife (both decd).
Educated: Mt. Alvernia Prep. School
and Cornwall College. Career: Clerk-
Bank of Nova Scotia (Jamaica) Ltd. 1948-50;
Sales Rep., Bryden and Evelyn 1950-52; Branch
Manager- Bryden and Evelyn 1952-56; Sales
Manager M.G.M. McIntosh 1956-59; Sales Rep.,
Standard Life Assurance Company 1959; Founded
Billy Craig Insurance Brokers Ltd.. 1959.
Award: Prime Ministers Award
for Community Service. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Shirley Ann
Greene, August 6, 1960; 1 son, 3 daughters.
Interests: Swimming, Yachting, Deep
Sea Fishing. Clubs: Past Master
Friendly Lodge #383 EC; Holder of Grand
Lodge Honours.; Commodore Emeritus
Montego Bay Yacht; Honorary Member, Rotary
and Kiwanis of Montego Bay, Lions of Montego
Bay; Liguanea, Jamaica Club; Trustee,
Montego Bay Boys Club. Address: (business)
Billy Craig Insurance Ltd., 17 Dome Street,
Montego Bay; (residence) Allspyce,
Unity Hall, St. James.
Robert Emanuel, B.Sc (Econ. Hons.),
M.Sc., Acctg., F.C.A. Fellow, Institute
of Chartered Accountants, Jamaica; Chartered
Accountant. General Manager, BRC Jamaica
Ltd. since February 1993; Director
Mutual Life Assurance Society; Bloody Bay
Hotel Development; Burger King Jamaica Ltd.;
Jamaica Hotels Ltd.; International Hotels;
NEM General Insurance Co.; Star Travel Service.
Organizations: Former Chairman Charlemont
High School; Auditor, Guild of Graduates
Jamaica Branch. Born: St. Catherine,
May 30, 1944; son of the late Limwell Cranston,
(self-employed) and Julia Cranston (nee
Thomas) housewife. Educated: St.
Jago High School; C.A.S.T.; University of
the West Indies. Career: Management
Trainee, Sprostons Jamaica Ltd. 1970-71;
Chief Accountant, Bata Shoe Company, 1971-76;
Financial Controller, Agricultural Marketing
Corporation, 1976-78; Financial Controller,
Air Jamaica, 1978-83; General Manager, Broadway
Group, 1983-84; Finance Director, Crawford,
Fletcher Insurance Brokers, 1985-89; Managing
Director, Trans Jamaica Airlines 1989-92.
Denomination: Christian. Married:
Beverley Ugine Smith, December 3, 1977;
2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Chess,
Lawn Tennis, Amateur Photography. Motto:
Serve others as you wish to be
served. Clubs: Liguanea, Constant
Golf. Address: (business) BRC Jamaica
White Marl, Spanish Town, St. Catherine.
Tel. 984-2562; (residence) Fort Charles,
Kingston 8 (P.O. Box 474)
Donovan Earl, J.P., Banker/Businessman.
Chairman/C.E.O. Century National
Bank Ltd.; Century National Merchant Bank
and Trust Co. Ltd.; Century National Building
Society; Century National Development Co.;
Chairman, Jamaica Grande (formerly Americana
and Mallards Beach Hotels). Organizations:
Director Regardless Ltd.; Blue
Cross of Jamaica; American Chamber of Commerce;
Board Member, Calabar High School; Meadowbrook
High School; Honorary Treasurer, Jamaica
Medical Foundation. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, February 22, 1944, son of the late
Ucal Crawford, Pharmacist, and Alma B. Crawford,
retired Secretary. Educated: Calabar
High School; College of Arts, Science and
Technology; University of Western Ontario.
Career: At the Bank of Nova Scotia:
1962, Teller/Clerk; 1965 Officer-in-Charge
of Santa Cruz Sub-Branch; 1967-69 Accountant,
Black River Branch; 1970-71 Manager, Morant
Bay Branch; 1971-75 Manager, Montego Bay
Branch;1975-78 Various Senior Managerial
positions at Main Branch; 1979-83 Senior
Assistant Manager, Scotia Centre.1984-86
General Manager, Girod Bank (Ja.) Ltd.,1986-88
Managing Director, Century National Bank
Ltd. Award: Good Samaritan Award
(Harmony in the Home). Denomination:
Methodist. Married: Claudine
Elena Bullock, July 10, 1977; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Golf, Swimming, Soccer,
Motor Racing. Clubs: Tryall Golf
& Country, Liguanea. Motto: The
Utmost for the Highest . Address:
(business) Century National Bank, 14-20
Port Royal Street, Kingston, Tel. 922-3313-6.
(residence) P.O. Box 196, Sterling Castle,
Red Hills, St Andrew.
Vivian, B.Sc. (Econ.), M.B.A., Financial
Management. Former General Manager, Citizens
Building Society. Organizations: Director
Citizens Insurance Agency Board;
Citizens Building Society Board; V.O.U.C.H.
Board; Ward Theatre Foundation Board; Member
of Council, Building Society Association
of Jamaica; College of Arts, Science and
Technology; Lecturer Institute of
Management and Production; Management Institute
for National Development. Born: Moore
Town, Portland, May 4, 1940; son of the
late William Crawford, Farmer, and Etty
Crawford, Housewife. Educated: Mico
College; University of the West Indies,
Nova University. Career: Commercial
Manager, Jamaica Telephone Company Ltd.
1972-73; Chief Internal Auditor, Jamaica
Mortgage Bank, 1973-81; Chief Inspector,
Citizens Bank, 1981-89; General Manager,
Citizens Building Society 1989. Awards:
Max Henry Kiwanis Memorial Prize (U.W.I.);
Mico College 150th Anniversary Medal. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Carva Whyte,
December 12, 1970; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Football, Liturgical Music, Antique
Collecting, Voluntary Service. Club:
Future Fitness. Motto: Serendipity.
Address: (residence) P.O. Box 478,
Bernard Newton, J.P.; Company Director.
Managing Director Andrew H.B. Aguilar Ltd.
since 1975. Director Everwear Sportswear.
Organizations: Past District Governor-
Lions Club International, Past President
Jamaica Rifle Association. Born: St.
Catherine, Jamaica, March 28, 1925, son
of the late Simon A.P. Cridland, Farmer,
and Inez Aguilar-Cridland. Educated:
Wolmers Boys School. Career:
Store Clerk- Aguilars 1944, rising
to position of Managing Director 1975. Married:
Shirley Clemetson, December 7, 1963; 2 sons,
2 daughters. Interests: All sports,
especially shooting. Clubs: Kingston
Cricket, Jamaica, Liguanea, Jamaica Rifle,
Jamaica Gun, Lions International. Address:
(business) 95 Harbour Street, P.O. Box
406, Kingston. Tel. 922-1880-1; (residence)
55A Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 10. Tel.
Arthur Charles, J.P.; Former Administrative
Manager /Director Impact General Distributors
Ltd. Organizations: Executive Member-
Jamaica Civil Service Association, Treasurer
Heads of Government Department Conference,
Director of Kiwanis Club of Kingston, Vice-Chairman
Unity Preparatory School. Born: Black
River, St. Elizabeth, November 30, 1924,
son of Christopher Maitland Crooks, Government
Employee, and Charlotte Dunkley-Crooks (both
decd). Educated: Black River
Elementary School, Black River High School,
Lincolns Inn (London). Career:
Assistant Clerk of Courts 1947, Appointed
Deputy Clerk of Courts 1957, Acted as Clerk
of Courts 1958-62. Appointed Clerk of the
Courts, Registrar of Companies, Trustees
and Lands of the Cayman Islands 1963. Acted
as Clerk of Courts (Jamaica) 1966-68;
Coroner Cayman Islands 1970. Retired
Civil Servant . Trustee in Bankruptcy for
Supreme Court of Jamaica 1971-87. Awards:
Jamaica Civil Servant long service award
for 41 years; Kiwanian of 1984-85. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Cynthia Eloise
Fuller, November 19, 1981; 2 sons, 2 daughters.
Interests: Swimming, Dancing. Address:
(business) 56A Molynes Road, Kingston
10, Tel. 923-4639; (residence) 121 Border
Avenue, Havendale, Kingston 19, St. Andrew.
Felicity Ann: Managing Director,
Management Security Consultants Ltd. since
1983. Organisations: Director, Geddes
Refrigeration; Executive Committee Member,
Jamaica Horse Association; Regional Representative
for Mitchell International, British Speaking
Caribbean and Central America. Born:
Jamaica, October 26, 1951; son of Noel Alfred
Crosswell, C.M.G., Commissioner of Police,
Jamaica Constabulary and Barbara Ellen Bate
(both deceased). Educated: Servite
Convent of the Assumption, Browns
Town; St. Andrew High School for Girls.
Career: 1979-83 Admin. & Operations
Director, Guardsman Ltd. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Children: 1
daughter. Interests: Polo, Music,
Tennis, Gardening. Clubs: Kingston
Polo, Liguanea, Chukka Cove. Address:
(Business) 23 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston
5; Tel. 978-6114; (Residence) Cottage 111,
Lydford Park, Golden Grove, St. Ann.
Kenneth Antonio, Electrical & Refrigeration
Contractor. Managing Director Encon (Ja.)
Ltd. since 1982. Director, Encon Air Ltd.,
Jamaica Export Inks Ltd., Inks & Paints
(Ja.) Ltd. Organization: Member,
Electrical Contractors Association. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, March 31, 1945; son
of the late Antonio Cuervo, Electrical Engineer
and Gloria Cuervo, Housewife. Educated:
St. Georges College; C.A.S.T.
Career: Production Manager, J.B.
Industries Ltd. (Canada), 1977-80; General
Manager, J.B. Industries Ltd., (Canada),
1980-82. Award: 10 Years Continuous
Service to the Electrical Contractors Association.
Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married:
Marjorie F. Beckwith, July 4, 1970;
1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Boating,
Fishing, Badminton. Clubs: Kiwanis,
Royal Jamaica Yacht Club. Address: (business)
2 Rosemount Avenue, Kingston 4. Tel. 928-2651.
George Louis, B.Sc., Marketing 1970.
Marketing Director, Courts (Jamaica) Ltd.
since 1993. Organisations: Director
Courts (Jamaica) Ltd.; Deryck A.
Gibson Ltd.; Infochannel Ltd. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, January 21, 1948; son of George
L. Cumming, Professional Golfer and Dorrit
Cumming (nee Marchalleck), (both decd).
Educated: St. Andrews College
(Canada); Florida Southern College. Career:
Marketing Officer, Bank of Nova Scotia,
Ja. Ltd., 1970-1972; Business Development
Manager, Bank of Nova Scotia. (Ja.) Ltd.,
1972-73; Production Group Manager, Carreras
of Ja. Ltd., 1973-77; Rothmans International,
various positions 1977-87; Group Marketing
Manager, Gibson Group of Companies 1988;
Vice President Marketing, ICD 1989-90; Courts
(Ja.) Ltd., Marketing Manager 1990-93 and
Marketing Director since 1993. Married:
Deborah Gibson, July 9, 1989, 1 son,
1 daughter Interests: Reading, Running,
Photography. Address: (business)
79-81A Slipe Road, Kingston 5. Tel: 926-2110-4.
(residence) 2A Braywick Road, Kingston 6.
Donald Ford, Bank Executive. Assistant
General Manager, Marketing, NCB Group Limited
since November 1990; Director N.C.B. Nominees
Ltd. Organization: Past President,
Breakfast Optimist Club of Kingston Born:
Bull Savannah, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica,
April 15, 1942, son of the late Jasper Cunningham
and Madge Hazle Hurst. Educated: Excelsior
High School. Career: Internal Auditor,
R. Hanna & Sons Ltd. 1961; Trustee Dept.,
Barclays Bank 1961-77; Trustee Dept.,
National Commercial Bank 1977-81; N.C.B.
Trust & Merchant Bank 1981-86. Denomination:
United Church. Married: May Deloris
Francis, November 14, 1988; 2 sons, 2 daughters.
Interests: Golf, Music, Dancing.
Motto: Always striving for
the best. Clubs: Liguanea,
Constant Spring Golf Address: (business)
National Commercial Bank (Jamaica) Ltd.,
32 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 929-9050/89;
(residence) 4 Elizabeth Close, Queenhill,