Cecil Arthur Lloyd,
J.P., F.P.S.; Company Director, Vice-President
Pan Jamaican Investment Trust Ltd. Chairman
Jamaican Property Co. Ltd. Director Hardware
and Lumber Ltd., Wherry Wharf Ltd., Abbey
Court Ltd., Boswell Trusts Ltd., Manor House
Hotel Ltd., Pan Jamaican, Orange Hall Estates
Ltd., First Life Ins. Co. Ltd. Organizations:
Member Board Management, Nuttall Hospital;
Committee Member, The Wortley Residence. Born:
St. Andrew, Jamaica, March 23, 1927, son of
the late Cecil Boswell Facey and Nellie
Evelyn Tomlinson-Facey. Educated: Westbrooke
Preparatory School, Jamaica College, School
of Pharmacists (Leicestershire, England).
Career: Practised as Pharmacist from
1953-65; Property Management in Jamaica
Property Co. Ltd. 1965-90. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Normadelle Therese
Rowe, September 14, 1957; 2 sons, 1 daughter.
Interests: Tennis, Golf, Boating. Clubs:
Constant Spring Golf, Liguanea, Jamaica. Address:
(business) 2nd Floor, the Pan-Jamaican Building,
60 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-4510;
(residence) Manor House, Townhouse No. 5,
Maurice William, O.J., J.P.; Business
Executive; Chairman - Pan Jamaican Investment
Trust Ltd.; Jamaican Floral Exports Ltd.;
Cecil B. Facey Foundation Ltd., Cecil B.
Ltd.; Manor House Hotel Ltd.; Scotts
Preserves Ltd.; Busha Brownes Ltd.;
Pan Caribbean Merchant Bank Ltd. Organizations:
Chairman Kingston Restoration Co.
Ltd.; Tourism Action Plan Ltd., Jamaica
Heritage Tail Ltd.; Director Hardware
and Lumber Ltd.; Wherry Wharf Sales Ltd.;
First Life Insurance Co. Ltd.; Hole-in-the
Wall Ltd.; Office Services Ltd.; Jamaica
Property Co. Ltd., Jamaica Property Management
Ltd., Jamaica Property Development Ltd.,
Impan Properties Ltd.; The Bank of Nova
Scotia Jamaica Limited; The Bank of Nova
Scotia Trust and Merchant Bank Ltd.; The
Gleaner Company Ltd.; Trafalgar Development
Bank Ltd.; National Gallery of Jamaica Ltd.;
Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica Holdings
Ltd.; Member, Advisory Council, the Jamaica
Institute for Excellence in Education; Council
of the Voluntary Social Services & United
Way; Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica;
Institute of Jamaica; Jamaica Society for
Agricultural Sciences (Honorary). Born:
St. Andrew, Jamaica, August 12, 1925,
son of the late Cecil Boswell Facey and
Evelyn Tomlinson-Facey. Educated:
DeCarteret Preparatory School, Jamaica College.
Career: Clerk & Sales Representative
1946-50; Deputy Managing Director, C. B.
Facey Limited 1950-59; Director, Boswell
Trusts Ltd. 1959; Managing Director, Jamaica
Property Co. Ltd. 1960-66, Chairman &
Chief Executive Officer, Pan-Jamaican Investment
Trust Ltd. 1968-91. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Valerie Hart-Collins,
April 16, 1952; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Tennis, Boating, Cattle. Clubs: Jamaica,
Liguanea, Royal Jamaica Yacht, Jamaica Gun,
St. Ann Polo. Address: (business)
64 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel.
929-4510-4; (residence) Bellevue,
Walkerswood, St. Ann.
Normadelle Therese (Punkie), Retired
Dance Teacher, Rowe Ballet since 1992. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, March 27, 1930, daughter
of Charles D. Rowe and Ysolde Ricketts-Rowe
(both deceased). Educated: Wolmers
Girls School, St. Josephs College
(Toronto, Canada). Student of the late Hazel
Johnston, pioneer of Classical Dance in
Jamaica, Joined Boris Volkoffs Russian
School (Toronto, Canada). Performed with
his group in Toronto, then returned to teach
in Jamaica. Ballet Dance Tutor 1949-1992.
Awards: Institute of Jamaica Centenary
Medal 1979; Silver Musgrave Medal 1988;
Royal Academy of Dancing, England, Presidents
Award 1994. Denomination: Roman
Catholic. Married: Cecil A. Lloyd
September 12, 1957; 2 sons, 1 daughter.
Interests: Dance, Classical Music,
Craft, Gardening. Clubs: Liguanea,
Constant Spring Golf. Address: (residence)
Manor House, Townhouse 5, Kingston 8.
Stephen Brian, B.A., M. Architecture,
Commodore Royal Jamaica Yacht Club; Company
Executive/Architect: Vice President, Property
& Investment, Pan Jamaican Investment
Trust Ltd.; Managing Director, Jamaica Property
Company Ltd. since 1990. Organisations:
Director, Jamaica Property Company Ltd.;
Pan Jamaican Investment Trust
Ltd.; Kingston Restoration Company; Chairman,
New Kingston Civic Association. Born:
Kingston, March 8, 1953; son of Maurice
William Facey, Company Executive, and Valerie
Hart-Collings-Facey, Publisher. Educated:
DeCarteret College; St. Andrews College,
Canada. Career: Property Manager,
Jamaica Property Company Ltd. 1981-90. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Wendy Joan
Kuhl, December 6, 1991; 2 sons. Interests:
Sailing, Golf, Squash, Shooting. Clubs:
Royal Jamaica Yacht, Liguanea, Jamaica Gun,
Jamaica Skeet, Kingston Cricket. Address:
(Business) 64 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston
5; Tel 929-4510; (residence) # 3 The Mill,
Manor Park Drive, Kingston 8.
Alfred Joseph, J.P., B.A., Teachers
Diploma, Professional Certificate of Education/Teaching
(Retired since 1987); Custos Rotulorum,
St. Elizabeth since 1994. Organisations:
Director/Co-Owner Gift-Stationery Shop;
Safer Bargain Centre; Chairman, St. Elizabeth
Early Childwood Board,
Pepper and Goshen All-age Schools; Elim
Agricultural School; Lewisville Secondary
Vocational School. Born: Pepper,
February 15, 1926; son of Benjamin Farquharson,
Farmer, and Rhoda Farquharson, Housewife
(both deceased). Educated: Pepper
Elementary School; Mico Training College;
University of the West Indies. Career:
Teacher 1952-53; Principal, Nightingale
Grove 1953-56; Merrywood 1956-59; Springfield
1960-73; All-Age Schools in St. Elizabeth,
Supervisor of Interim Teachers 1968-70;
Education Tutor, National Youth Service
1973-74; Education Officer 1974-77; Principal,
Lacovia Secondary School 1977-86; Returning
Officer, St. Elizabeth North Western 1972-94.
Awards: JAS 75th Anniversary; Jamaica
4-H Clubs, Leadership; JTA 25th Anniversary;
Kiwanis Club of Santa Cruz, Distinguished
Secretary; Institute of Jamaica for contribution
to Drama, Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs of Santa
Cruz for Community Service; Governor Generals
Achievement Award, St. Elizabeth 1994. Creative
Works: Wrote, produced, staged, directed
and acted in five Plays to raise funds for
school community projects. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Ethel Gray, July
24, 1957; 2 sons. Interests: Reading,
listening to Classical Music, writing Plays;
doing Historical Research. Clubs:
Kiwanis of Santa Cruz. Motto: Service
above self. Address: (business)
28 Beadle Plaza, Main Street, Santa Cruz;
Tel. 966-2166; (residence) Pepper P.O.,
George Anthony, Attorney-at-Law since
1957. Director Thermo Plastics (Ja.) Ltd.,
West Indies Synthetics Ltd., West Indies
Alliance Insurance Co. Ltd., Hemisphere
Group of Companies, George A. Fatta (Ins.)
Ltd. Organizations: Member Jamaica
Bar Association. Born: St. Andrew,
Jamaica, February 12, 1935, son of Nairm
Fatta, retired Businessman, and Salwa Shoucair-Fatta
(both decd). Educated: Kingston
College. Denomination: Roman Catholic.
Interests: Tennis, Music, Reading.
Address: (business) 30-36 Knutsford
Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-9677; (residence)
19A Edgecombe Avenue, Kingston 6.
Lincoln Nathaniel, Chartered Accountant.
Chief Accountant Caribbean Cement Co. Ltd.
since 1988. Organizations: Associate
Member, Association of Certified Accountants;
Associate Member, Institute of Chartered
Accounts of Jamaica. Born: Elderslie,
St. Elizabeth, son of William Faulkner,
Farmer and Linneth Faulkner, Housewife/Dressmaker.
Educated: Cornwall College and C.A.S.T.
Career: Accounting Clerk Sprostons
(Ja) Ltd 1979-81; Senior Accounting Clerk
1981-82, Accounting Assistant 1982-83, Senior
Accountant, 1983-85, Assistant Treasurer/Assistant
Company Secretary, 1985-87; Accounting Manager,
Victoria Mutual Building Society, 1987-88.
Denomination: Seventh Day Adventist.
Married: Veronica Elizabeth Hall,
December 23, 1979; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Music, Football, Cricket. Motto:
Where wisdom is called for, force
is of little use. Clubs: Kiwanis.
Address: (business) Rockfort, Kingston.
Tel. 928-6231-5; (residence) 44 Queensborough
Drive, Kingston 19.
Michael S., C.D.; Business Executive.
Chief Executive Officer, Myers Fletcher
and Gordon. Berger Paints, Coates Brothers
(Ja.) Ltd., York Pharmacy Ltd., Life of
Jamaica Ltd., I.C.W.I. Group Ltd. Chairman
Crawfurd Fletcher Insurance Brokers Ltd.,
University of the West Indies Placement
and Career Services Board; Duke of Edinburghs
Award Scheme in Jamaica. The Calabar Foundation,
Jamaica Gypsum & Quarries Ltd. Organizations:
Director Caribbean Cement Co. Ltd.;
I.C.W.I. Group Ltd.; Life of Jamaica Ltd;
Berger Paits Jamaica Ltd.; York Pharmacy
Ltd; Chairman Crawfurd Insurance
Brokers of Jamaica Ltd.; Coates Brothers
(Ja.) Ltd.; Jamaica Gypsum and Quarries
Ltd.; Chairman, Commonwealth Games Federation;
President, Jamaica Olympic Association;
Vice-President, Pan American Sports Organisation;
Chairman, Duke of Edinburghs Award
Scheme in Jamaica; Chairman, University
of the West Indies Placement Career Services
Board; Member, The Public Services Commission.
Born: St. James, Jamaica, January
11, 1935, son of the late Richard Ernest
Fennell, Businessman, and Dorothy Forrest-Fennell.
Educated: Calabar High School; Henley
Management Centre. Career: Metal
Box Company of Jamaica 1957-66;
Berger Paints Jamaica Ltd. 1967-89; Air
Jamaica 1989-94. Awards: Commander
of the Order of Distinction 1984. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Kathleen Peggy
Beckford, May 5, 1962; 2 sons, 2 daughters.
Interests: Physical Education, Sports,
Music, Freemasonry. Clubs: Kingston
Cricket, Liguanea, Royal Jamaica Yacht,
Rotary of Kingston. Address: (business)
21 East Street, Kingston; Tel. 922-5860/8;
Mayfair, Forest Hills. Tel. 944-2533.
Fenton Rudyard Ignatius, B.Sc. (Chem.),
D.D.S. (Dentistry); Doctor of Dental Surgeon
since 1978/Member of Parliament, Eastern
St. Thomas 1993/Parliamentary Secretary,
Ministry of Education, Youth and Culture
since January 1995. Organizations: Director
Fergusons Transport Co. Ltd.;
Fenwood Services Co. Ltd.; Jamaica Cooperative
Credit Union League Ltd.; Chairman, Sponsoring
Body, Saunders Basic School; Member
St Thomas Lodge #4338 E.C.15, Holy Royal
Arch Lodge; National Executive, Peoples
National Party; Communication and Outreach
Commission, Peoples National Party. Born:
St. Andrew, June 18, 1951, son of the
late Daniel Ignatius Ferguson, Mail Contractor,
and Myrtle Constantia Ferguson, Retired
Civil Servant/Business-woman. Educated:
Ardenne High School; Howard University
(Deans Honour Roll 1971-73). Awards:
Washington Research Club Award for Outstanding
Scholastic Performance (1970); Morant Bay
Jaycees and Jaycees of Jamaica for Service
in the Field of Health;St.
Thomas Dental Auxilary Council Award for
11 years service to Dentistry; Dentist
of the year, Ministry of Health 1989. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Jennifer Marcia
Wood, July 28, 1979; 2 sons. Interests:
Table Tennis, Watching Football, Cricket
and Athletics, Listening to Music. Clubs:
Lions Club of Portmore. Address:
(business) Paul Bogles Place,
8-10 Rosemary Avenue, P.O. Box 6, Morant
Bay, St. Thomas; Tel. 982-2648; (residence)
12 Wireless Place, Stony Hill, St. Andrew;
Stephney Winsome L, A.L.A. 1992, B.A.
Hons. 1972,. MLS 1978, J. P., O.D., Librarian/Senior
Lecturer: Head, Department of Library Studies
since 1993. Born: Hanover, Jamaica;
daughter of Jasper Ferguson and Doris Kerr-Ferguson
(both decd). Educated: Montego
Bay High School; University of the West
Indies; Indiana University. Career: Librarian/Senior
Librarian, Jamaica Library Service 1958-70;
College Librarian, College of Arts, Science
and Technology 1971-80; Director, National
Library of Jamaica 1980-92. Awards: Institute
of Jamaica Centenary Medal 1979; Mutual
Security Bank outstanding achievement award
1988; Order of Distinction 1991. Publications:
Numerous articles in International Journals
and Encyclopaedias. Denomination:
Methodist. Children: 1 daughter.
Interests: Walking, Surfing the Internet.
Club: Soroptimist International
Club of Jamaica, (Kingston). Motto:
There is no such thing as bad luck.
Address: (Business) Dept. of Library
Studies, P.O. Box 181, Mona, Kingston 7;
Tel. 927-2944; (residence) 8 Wellington
Place, Kingston 6.
John Peter, B.Sc., M.B.B.S., D.P.H.,
Principal Medical Officer (Epidemiology)
Ministry of Health since 1986. Director
National HIV/STD Control Programme; Associate
Lecturer, Department of Social and Preventive
Medicine, UWI; Honorary Research Fellow,
Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, UWI;
Scientific Secretary, Commonwealth Caribbean
Medical Research Council. Organizations:
Member, Medical Association of Jamaica;
Founding Member, Caribbean College of Family
Physicians, Caribbean Public Health Association,
Life Member, Junior Doctors Association.
Born: London, England, July 1, 1948,
son of John Joseph Figueroa, Educator, Poet
and Journalist and Dorothy Grace, Teacher.
Educated: St. Georges College;
Holy Cross College, USA; University of the
West Indies; London School of Hygiene and
Tropical Medicine. Career: Medical
Officer UHWI; Bustamante Hospital for Children
and Kingston Public Hospital 1972-74; Medical
Officer (Health) for St Thomas, Kingston
and St Andrew 1976; Senior Medical Officer
(Health) KSA 1979. Has performed several
consultancies in the Caribbean and elsewhere
on primary health care and AIDS. Caribbean
Representative to P.A.H.O.s Technical
Advisory Group for an Expanded Programme
of Immunization; Member, Technical Advisory
Group, AIDSCAPS (AID Control and Prevention
Program) Family Health International. Awards:
Prizes at UWI Medical School for Junior
Surgery, Paediatrics, Social and Preventive
medicine and Anatomy; Rockefeller Fellowship,
1988; Medical Association of Jamaica Presidents
Award 1991 for Outstanding Service to the
Medical profession and the Association.
Publications/Creative Work: Numerous
articles and studies published in the West
Indies Medical Journal, and International
Journals. Amongst the most recent are: The
HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Jamaica in AIDS 1995;
Rising HIV-1 prevalence in STD Clinic Attenders
in Jamaica; Traumatic sex and
genital ulcers as risk factors in JAIDS
Structural Adjustment The Impact
on Health in West Indies Medical Journal
in 1993; Is serious research feasible in
the Caribbean: in Ethnicity and Disease
1991; Conflict, Peace and Development
in the Caribbean ed Beruff, Figueroa and
Greene in the McMillan International Political
Economy series 1991. Married:
Marceline Linda Collins, April 1976; 2 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Swimming,
Reading, Music. Address: (business)
30-34 Half Way Tree Road, Kingston 5, Tel.
926-1820; 1 Ripon Road, Kingston 5 (private
929-0604; (residence) 23 Liguanea Mews,
Kingston 6. Tel. 927-9967.
Horace Douglas, Medical, M.B., B.S.;
UWI 1968/Medical Practitioners; Medical
Director, Newport Medical Group since 1972.
Organisations: Chairman, Newport
Medical Group, Kingston Young Men Christian
Association; Director, Ruderic Services
Ltd., Medical Assessment Services Ltd.;
Medical Officer, Jamaica Fire Services;
Founding Medical Volunteer, SS. Peter &
Paul Church Clinic. Born: Mandeville,
Manchester, October 22, 1941; son of G.
O. Fisher, Civil Servant (deceased) and
A.M. Fisher, Retired Company Secretary.
Educated: Munro College, University
of the West Indies. Career: Casualty
Officer, University Hospital of the West
Indies January to June 1970; Medical Officer,
University Health Services July 1970 to
June 1971; Registrar in Pathology, UHWI
July to December 1971. Awards: Harmony
in the Homes Good Samaritan 1970; For Contribution
to National Swimming 1992; Federation of
International Swimming Association 1984;
UWI Hockey and Football Awards. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Cynthia Elaine
Crawford, March 29, 1967; 2 sons. Interests:
Squash, Music, Wood Work, Scuba Diving,
Photography. Address: (Business)
Oxford Medical Centre, 22H Old Hope Road,
Kingston 5; Tel: 926-1444/6; (Residence)
8 York Castle Avenue, Kingston
Samuel Augustus, Pitman Shorthand Teachers
Diploma; Teacher/Court Reporter, Principal
Fitz-Henleys Secretarial Institute
since 1969. Director Back to the Bible Broadcast.
Organizations: Director National
Shorthand Reporters Association of
America, Representative for Jamaica on Central
Committee of the International Federation
of Shorthand and Typewriting, Pitman Shorthand,
Chairman of the National Shorthand Reporters
Association of America, Fellow Incorporated
Phonographic Society (U.K.), Society of
Commercial Teachers (U.K.), Commercial Education
Society of Australia, All India Institute
of Shorthand Writers, Academy of Professional
Reporters, Registered Professional Reporter
(U.S.A.). Born: La Roma, Dominican
Republic, December 21, 1929, son of the
late Randolph Fitz-Henley, Teacher/Court
Reporter/Inventor, and Doris M. Fitz-Henley,
Housewife. Educated: Received Private
Tuition from his father. Career:
Official Court Reporte Supreme Court
(Jamaica) 1949-69, Freelance Court Reporter
since 1969. Awards: Distinguished
Service Award of the National Shorthand
Reporters Association of America.
Publications: Caribbean Business
Correspondence in Pitman 2000 Shorthand
1980, Shorthand Reporters Expedients
1974-76. Denomination: Christian
Brethren. Married: Olive M. Walcott,
August 12, 1953; 3 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Reading, Shorthand Research, Evangelism,
Swimming, Listening to Classical Music.
Address: (business) 1 Cecelio Avenue,
Kingston 10. Tel. 929-4360/926-8101; (residence)
12 Stilwell Road, Kingston 8.
Courtney Lloyd, C.D., J.P., Agriculturalist
& Secretary/Manager Blue Mountain Coffee
Co-operative Society since 1977. Former
President, Jamaica Agricultural Society.
Director Bank of Jamaica, Coffee Industry
Board. Organizations: Chairman J.A.S.
Coffee Growers Federation; Deputy
President of the Senate; Director Industry
Board. Born: Cambridge, St. James,
July 20, 1924, son of the late John C. Fletcher,
Banana Planter and Agent, and Clara Ambrosine
Cooke-Fletcher. Educated: Cambridge
Primary School, Cornwall College. Career:
Agricultural Extension Officer with Jamaica
Agricultural Society, 4-H
Clubs, and Quality Control Officer and Factory
Manager with Agricultural Marketing Corporation;
President, Jamaica Agricultural Society.
Denomination: Methodist. Married:
Enid May Heaven, August 8, 1946; 3 sons,
daughters. Interests: Sports, Cricket,
Football. Address: (business) Jamaica
Agricultural Society, 10-12 North Parade,
20610; (residence) 121 Red Hills Road, Kingston
10. Tel. 925-4917.
Dennis Alexander, J.P.; Business Executive.
Managing Director Caribbean Casting &
Engineering Ltd. since 1977. Organizations:
Chairman Sam Creighton Hardware &
Lumber Ltd.; Director Horizon Insurance
Brokers Ltd.; National Tools & Die Co.
Ltd.; Crown Fire Extinguisher Services Ltd.;
Lloyd Dixon & Co. Ltd.; Ensom City All
Age School; Open Bible Prep. School; Member,
National Council on Technical & Vocational
Education Training; Member, Lodge De La
Vega # 1744 S.C., Excelsior Royal Arch Chapter
#822 Born: Duncans, Trelawny, son
of the late Leslie Agustus, and Nerissa
Agatha, Retired Teacher. Educated:
Kingston Technical High School; College
of Arts, Science & Technology; Sundridge
Park Management Centre (Bromley, Kent, United
Kingdom); Penn State University; State College
(Pennsylvania, U.S.A). Career: Engineering
and Management Trainee, Kingston Industrial
Works 1960-65; Sales Engineer, Kingston
Industrial Works 1965-71; Sales Manager,
Caribbean Casting and Engineering Ltd. 1972-75;
General Manager, Caribbean Casting and Engineering
Ltd. 1975-77. Denomination: Baptist.
Married: Hyacinth Yvonne Boothe,
February 1968; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests:
Music, Dancing, Cricket. Motto: Great
is truth and truth must prevail. Address:
(business) 138 Spanish Town Road, Kingston
11; Tel: 923-6558/6721.
Hon. Douglas Valmore, O.J., C.B.E.,
P.C.; Attorney-at-Law. Partner Myers, Fletcher
and Gordon, Manton and Hart since 1943.
Director Life of Jamaica, Jamaica Citizens
Bank, British Caribbean Insurance Co. Ltd.
Organizations: Chairman National
Advisory Council on Energy Conservation,
Trustee Norman Manley Foundation, Member
General Legal Council, Jamaica Bar Association.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, May 1917
son of the late R.H. Fletcher, Post Master
General, and Edith
Marie Simpson-Fletcher. Educated: Jamaica
College. Career: Chairman Jamaica
Broadcasting Corporation 1958, Minister
Portfolio 1959-62, Senator 1962-67. Ambassador
to the United States 1972-75, Chairman Workers
Savings and Loan Bank 1975-77, National
Commercial Bank 1977-80. Denomination:
Methodist. Married: Hazel Rose; 2
sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Social
Service. Address: 21 East Street,
Kingston. Tel. 922-5860.
John Oliver: Business Consultant; Director,
Paxton Limited since 1968; Honorary Consul
for Sweden since 1984. Organizations:
Director - Coffee Roasters of Jamaica Ltd.;
Salada Foods Jamaica Ltd.; Ramble Hill Farms.
Ltd., Paxton Ltd.; Vice Chairman, National
Environment Societies Trust; Hon. Director,
Jamaica Exporters Association; Vice Chairman,
Jamaica Coffee Council. Born: London,
England, April 5, 1929, son of Walter Fletcher
and Dora Betts-Fletcher (both decd).
Educated: Southall Secondary School;
London University. Career: Royal
Army Ordinance Corps. 1948-50; Citrus Company
of Jamaica/British Honduras 1950-54; Jamaica
Citrus Growers 1955-66; Associated Enterprises
1967-71; Fletcher Bowman 1971-86; Salada
Foods Jamaica 1986-94 (retired). Awards:
Prime Ministers Medal of Appreciation
1986; Order of the Polar Star (Sweden) 1989.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Kathleen Paxton, June 16, 1951; 2 sons.
Interests: Food Technology, Bird
watching, The Environment. Club:
Gosse Bird. Address: (business) 93
Old Hope Road, Kingston 6; Tel. 978-5121;
(residence) 34 Graham Heights, Kingston
8: Tel 927-5329.
Peter Raymond, M.B., B.S., F.A.C.S.,
F.R.C.S. F.I.C.S.; Professor and Head, Department
of Surgery, University Hospital of the West
Indies, Mona since 1991. Organizations:
Council Member Association of Surgeons
in Jamaica; UWI Medical Alumni, Jamaica
Chapter; Member Medical Association
of Jamaica; American Burns Association;
International Society for Burn Injuries;
Governor, American College of Surgeons.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, July 22,
1941, son of Douglas V. Fletcher, Attorney-at-Law,
and Eda Hazel Rose-Fletcher. Educated:
St. Andrew Preparatory School, Jamaica and
Kingston Colleges, University of the West
Career: Internship University
Hospital and Harlem Hospital Centre, (New
York) 1965-67, Surgical Residency Harlem
Hospital Centre and
Montefiore Hospital and Medical Centre (Bronx,
New York) 1967-71; Fellowship in Renal
Transplantation Montefiore Hospital
and Medical Centre 1971-72, Senior Registrar
in Surgery University Hospital of
the West Indies
1972-73; Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Surgery,
U.W.I. 1973-91. Awards: JDF Medal
of Honour for efficient service 1989; JDF
Medal of Honour for Meritorious Service
1993. Denomination: Presbyterian.
Married: Carole Dawn Beckwith, June
19, 1965; 3 daughters. Interests:
Squash, Tennis, Chinese cooking, Record
collecting. Club: Kingston Cricket.
Address: (business) Dept. of Surgery
University Hospital of the West Indies,
Kingston 7. Tel. 927-1620, ext. 2324; (residence)
Charlemont Drive, Kingston 6.
Douglas R., B.Sc. (Econ.); Banker. Chief
Executive Officer/Managing Director Mutual
Security Bank Limited since 1987. Organizations:
Director - Mutual Security Bank Limited;
Mutual Security Bank (Cayman) Ltd.; Mutual
Security Bank Foundation; Mutual Properties
Ltd.; NCB Group Ltd.; National Commercial
Bank Jamaica Ltd.; Jamaica Commodity Trading
Ltd.; Jamaica Venture Fund
Ltd.; Island Broadcasting Corporation (KLAS
FM); JAMAL Foundation; Vice Chairman, Hyacinth
Lightbourne Memorial Association; Chairman
Mutual Security Merchant Bank and
Trust Company; Mutual Security Insurance
Brokers Ltd.; Edward Gayle & Co.
Ltd.; Computer Services & Programming
Ltd.; Born: Portland, Jamaica, April
5, 1941, son of Athelston Folkes, Retired
Assistant Commissioner of Police, and Leila
Neysmith-Folkes (housewife). Educated:
Kingston College, University of the West
Indies. Career: Awarded first Royal
Bank of Canada Scholarship in Jamaica in
1961; Joined the Bank in 1964; Was Manager
Cross Roads, Hagley Park, Knutsford Boulevard
and Kingston Main Branch. Awards:
Distinguished Lieutenant Governor Award,
Kiwanis International; Outstanding Lion
Award, Chancellor Hall, UWI; Honorary Life
Member, Small Business Association of Jamaica
Outstanding Manager Award, Jamaican Institute
of Management 1994. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Sonia Robinson,
July 28, 1990, 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests:
Swimming, Reading, Travelling. Motto:
To be somewhat better tomorrow,
than I have succeeded in being today.
Clubs: Liguanea, Jamaica, Constant Spring
Golf, Kiwanis North St Andrew. Address:
(business) Mutual Security Bank Limited,
18 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10. Tel: 927-3820;
(residence) 7 Spring Park Drive, Kingston
Gerard Richard Joseph, J.P. Insurance
Broker and Business Executive. President
Fraser Fontaine and Kong Ltd., Musgrave
Court Ltd., Chairman, Belize Insurance Centre,
Chairman, Board of Directors, Fontaine Brokers
(Ins. Fin.) Ja. Ltd., Fraser Fontaine and
Kong International, Coffee Farmer (Blue
Mountain coffee), Chairman Pleasing Prospect
Farms. Organizations: Member of Exec.
Committee of Insurance Assoc. of the Caribbean,
Director, Eagle Commercial Bank. Born:
Bridgetown, Barbados, March 11, 1937, son
of the late Joseph McLean Fontaine and Lister
Gerard-Fontaine. Educated: St. Georges
College. Career: Life Insurance Sales
Representative Migdal Binyan Ins. Co. (U.K.)
1962-66, formed own company Fontaine
Brokers (Investment and Finance) and then
merged in 1972 to form Fraser, Fontaine
and Kong Ltd. (Insurance Brokers). (Established
companies in Bahamas, Haiti, Trinidad, Belize
and Cayman). Denomination: Roman
Catholic. Married: Heather Yvette
Hutchinson, October 12, 1975; 3 sons, 2
daughters. Interests: Boating, Swimming,
Fishing, Golf. Clubs: Constant Spring
Golf, Liguanea, Kingston Cricket and Caymanas.
Address: (business) 28 Pawsey Place,
Kingston 5. Tel. 926-1140-4; (residence)
Apt. 108 Trafalgar Apartments, 1 Caribbean
Close, Kingston 5.
Arnold, J.P., Chairman Advertising &
Marketing (Ja.) Ltd., Kimberley Enterprises
Ltd., Visual Graphics Ltd. Organizations:
President Advertising Agencies Association,
Chairman Marketing Jamaica Committee, Member
Advertising Standards Council, 2nd Vice
President Lay Magistrate Association, Founder
Girls Town, Founder and President Caribbean
Council of Advertising Agencies. Born:
November 20, 1934, son of Arnold Foote,
and Marie Foote (both decd). Educated:
Jamaica College (represented College in
Athletics, Cricket, Football, Tennis, Hockey,
Shooting). Career: Chairman Daily
News Ltd. 1982-83; Martins Jamaica Ltd.
1983-84. Denomination: Roman Catholic.
Married: Patricia Mills, 1 son, 2 daughters.
Interests: Reading, Swimming. Club:
Kingston Cricket. Address: 3 Brompton
Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 927-6176/7.
Granville Ishmael, B.Pharm., M.Sc.,
M.R. Pharm.S.; Pharmacist. Chief Pharmacist,
University Hospital of the West Indies (Mona)
since 1973. Organizations: President,
Citizens Association; Vice-President, Pharmaceutical
Society of Jamaica 1972-75; Pharmacy Advisory
Council, Deacon Bethel Baptist Church. Born:
Kellits, Clarendon, Jamaica, August 29,
1931, son of the late Samuel Forbes, Farmer
and Shopkeeper, and Imogene Walters-Forbes.
Educated: Good Hope Primary School;
Private Tuition; University of the West
Indies; University of Bath (England). Career:
Appointed to Civil Service as Pharmacist
1952; Chief Pharmacist Kingston Public Hospital
Member Pharmacy Council for Jamaica 1974-84;
Member C.A.S.T. Pharmacy Advisory Council
1972-83; External Examiner Pharmaceutics
and Dispensing 1971-83; PAHO/WHO Consultant
in Pharmacy (Belize) 1985; Member National
Formulary Committee (Ministry
of Health- Jamaica); Part time Lecturer
Pharmacology Nurse Practitioner Programme
Ministry of Health; School of Radiography,
U.H.W.I. Denomination: Baptist. Married:
Glenna Elaine Miles, September 29, 1954;
1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Gardening,
Fishing. Address: (business) Pharmacy
Department, University of the West Indies
(Mona), Kingston 7; Tel. 927-8351; (residence)
Lot 9, Woodland Circle, P.O. Box 79, Red
Hills P.O., St. Andrew.
Headley Roy McKinley, J.P., Dip. S.M.;
International Institute of Risk and Safety
Management (I.I. R.S.M.), M.I.O.S.H., M.R.S.H.;
M.A.S.S.E. Safety Professional, Safety Consultant.
Organizations: Divisional Superintendent
St. John Ambulance Brigade, Scouts District
Commissioner for Clarendon, Councillor for
Youth Organizations in the Church,
Founding Member, Executive National Safety
Council of Jamaica, Treasurer Jamaica Physical
Education Association, Officer of the Jamaica
Amateur Athletic Association, Member
Jamaica Scouts Association Training Team;
Member of the World Safety Organisation;
Founding Member, Jamaica Association of
Safety Professionals. Born: Lionel
Town, Clarendon, June 19, 1929; son of Altamont
Forbes, retired Mechanic Foreman, and Esther
(decd). Educated: Alley Primary
School, Holmwood Vocational School, British
Safety Council (England). Career:
Formerly Medical Technologist. Awards:
William Cameron Award from National Safety
Council of America (first Jamaican to be
elected on Executive Committee) for outstanding
contribution to the Automobile, Tooling,
Metal-working and Associated Industries,
Jamaica Scout Association, Long Service
Award 1969, Medal of Merit 1969, Second
highest award in Scouting Jamaica
Silver Pineapple; Highest Award in Scouting
The Silver Crocodile 1994.
Publications: Safety Publications
for National Safety Council
(U.S.A.), A.T.M. Section Newsletter.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Carmen Eileen Dwyer, June 27, 1953 (deceased),
2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Athletics,
Cricket, Football, Dancing, Farming.
Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Middlesex County
Cricket. Address: 8 Candlewood Place,
Kingston 20. Tel. 925-8987.
Leonie E., O.D.; Actress, Broadcaster,
Playwright since 1979. Part-time Lecturer
CARIMAC, Institute of Management and Production,
College of Theology. Born: Kingston,
June 14, daughter of Roderick Wedderburn
and G. Forbes-Wedderburn, Seamstress/Housewife.
Educated: St. Georges Girls
School, Kingston Senior School,
Excelsior High School, Durham College,
Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (London).
Career: Secretary Extra Mural Department
(Radio Education Unit) U.W.I., 1955-60;
Announcer 1960-61 Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation
(J.B.C.); Scholarship to Royal Academy of
Dramatic Arts (England) while there
worked with B.B.C. Radio and Television,
Nuffield Foundation among others. Producer,
Presenter Radio and Television JBC 1966-68;
Librarian I.B.M., A.B.C. Radio and Television
(Queensland, Australia), 1968-70. Producer
Presenter TV 1970-72, Head FM Radio
2 1972-75, Director of Broadcasting 1976-77,
Head Department of Theatre 1978-79 J.B.C.;
Adjudicator Festival Commission since
1973. Awards: Bronze Musgrave Medal,Centenary
Medal Institute of Jamaica. Won several
Gold medals for Craft. Creative Works:
Leading roles in approximately 12 pantomimes,
appeared in leading plays and films including
Miss Unusual, Sea Mama, The
Rope and the Cross, Old Story Time,
Champagne and Sky Juice Children
of Babylon, Wrote and Directed Whats
good for the Goose; Lets say Grace
for TV and Radio. Also appears in several
advertisements. Denomination: Moravian.
Children: 2 sons, 2
daughters. Interests: Crocheting,
Collecting Antique Ornaments, Coin Collecting,
Fish and Bird rearing, Collecting Jamaican
Art. Address: 6 Barbican Close, Kingston
Adrian B. C.L.U.; Life Insurance Executive,
Chairman, A. B. Holding Limited since 1986.
Organisations: Chairman - Rozanne
Ltd.; Mothers Enterprises Ltd.; Antillean
Import Export Ltd.; General Tool &
Supply Co. Ltd.; Property Dealers Ltd. Director,
CitizensBank Ltd.; Life of Jamaica Ltd.
Born: Manchester, Jamaica, June 12,
1931, son of the late Gerald Samuel Foreman,
and Violet Swaby-Foreman. Educated:
Christiana Primary School, Private Tuition.
Career: Life Insurance since 1959.
North American Life Assurance Co. 1959-70;
Life Underwriters Association of Jamaica
1964-66; Life of Jamaica since 1970; Chairman
Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation 1973-76;
President Life of Jamaica 1977-86. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: February
12, 1983, 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests:
Golf, Music, Reading, Woodwork. Address:
(business) 8 South Avenue, Kingston 10.
Tel. 929-1204-6; (residence) 4 Pinkneys
Green, Kingston 6.
Eldon DaCosta, J.P., F.C.I.B.; Banker.
Retired Executive, National Commercial Bank
Organizations: Director, National
Development Foundation of Jamaica; Member
Incorporated Lay Body of the Church in Jamaica
of the Province of the West Indies. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, March 19, 1934, son of
Ebenzer D. Forrest, Civil Servant, and Ruth
Reid-Forrest (both decd). Educated:
Central Branch School, Kingston College.
Career: In Banking. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Monica Esperanza
McFarlane, December 15, 1962; 1 son, 2 daughters.
Interests: Music, Reading. Address:
(business) c/o National Commercial Bank,
Head Office, The Atrium. Tel. 929-9066;
(residence) 6 Elmwood Close, Kingston 8.
Talbert Monsell, O.D.; Teacher and Businessman.
Former Director of Human Resource and Development,
National Water Commission. Organizations:
Chairman Board of Governors Pringle Residence,
Board Member United Church of Jamaica and
Grand Cayman. Born: Springfield,
St. Mary, October 10, 1923, son of the late
B.A. Forrest, Planter, and Ada Tucker-Forrest.
Educated: Feafield Primary School,
Mico Teachers College, Harvard University.
Career:Teacher Happy Grove High School,
Second Master and Senior Master (Geography)
Calabar High School, Assistant Island Supervisor
(Education) B.I.T.U., Managing Director
Tropical Battery Group of Companies. Member
of Parliament for Western St. Mary 1967-83,
Speaker of House of Representatives 1980-83.
Award: Order of Distinction for services
to Parliament and Trade Union 1984. Denomination:
United Church. Married: Joyce Hyacinth
Carroll, January 20, 1972; 2 sons, 2 daughters.
Interests: Reading, Writing, Farming,
Music. Address: (residence) 38 Russell
Heights, St. Andrew.
Mr. Justice Ian Xavier, C.D., Q.C.;
Attorney-at-Law, Judge of the Court of Appeal
since January 1988. Organizations:
Distinguished President Kiwanis Club of
North St.Andrew; Past President Big Brothers
of Kingston, St. Georges Old Boys
Association; Member St. Georges College
School Board, Director Big Brothers of Jamaica;
Chairman Criminal Lunatics Advisory Committee,
Criminal Law Advisory Committee, Law Reform
Committee, National Council on Crime and
Justice. Born: Kingston, November
15, 1936; son of George William Forte, Merchant
Tailor, and Dorothea Wilhelmina Linton-Forte,
Housewife (both decd.). Educated:
St. Georges College, Lincolns
Inn. Career: Private Practice 1961-63,
Crown Counsel 1963-68, Resident Magistrate
1968-77. Denomination: Roman Catholic.
Married: Margaret Elsie Archibald,
August 13, 1960; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests:
Music, Tennis. Clubs: North St. Andrew
Kiwanis, Big Brothers of Kingston. Address:
(business) Court of Appeal, P.O. Box 629
Public Building Est, King Street, Kingston;
Edward Samuel, Airline Manager. Manager,
Sales and Services, Jamaica, American Trans
Air (ATA) since July 1991. Director, Suave
and Elegant Accessories Ltd. Organizations:
President, Board of Airlines Association
of Jamaica. Born: St. James, November
12, 1944; son of Eunice Foster, Housewife
(Father Deceased). Educated: Cornwall
College. Career: Entered Airline
business after leaving Cornwall College.
Awards: Eastern Sales Excellence
Award Caribbean Region 1981; Outstanding
Sales Achievement Caribbean Region 1984.
Denomination: Jehovahs Witness.
Married: Mildred Dyer, December 18,
1971; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests:
Cricket, Football. Address: (business)
American Trans Air, P.O.
Box 185, Montego Bay; Tel. 979-9460; (residence)
81 Edinburgh Avenue, Coral Gardens, P.O.
Box 185, Montego Bay, St.
Geraldine; Juris Doctor, B.A. (French),
Member, California Bar, Attorney-at-Law/Acting
Executive Director, Fair Trading Commission
since January 1995. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, September 15, 1958; daughter of
the late George Foster, Businessman and
Udia Foster, Phlebotomist. Educated:
University of the Southern California;
Loma Linda University. Career: 1984-87
Patterson, Ritner, Lockwood, Zanich &
Gartner, California as an Associated; 1987-88
Cooper, Sanbron & Brown, Los Angeles,
California as an Associated; 1988-92 Bandy
& Koester, Pasadena, California as an
Associated; 3/93-6/93 Myers Fletcher &
Gordon (Internship); 11/93-1/95
Senior Counsel, Fair Trading Commission.
Awards: Deans List, Loma Linda
University; Scholarship (fully paid tuitions
3 years) University of Southern California.
Denomination: Seventh-Day Adventist.
Interests: Reading, Gourmet Dining,
Travelling. Motto: Carpe Diem
(Seize the day). Address: (business)
Caldon Finance Centre, 52-60 Grenada Crescent,
Kingston 5; Tel. 960-0120/4;(residence)
3 Renfrew Road, Apt. # 19, Kingston 5.
Henry Richmond Harold, C.D., M.A.: Visiting
Senior Associate Queen Elizabeth House,
University of Oxford; Founder and Member,
Priory School Trust. Organisations:
Former Jamaican Ambassador to UNESCO, Paris;
Former Chairman, Jamaica Ministry of Educations
Committee for preparation of Youth for Independence;
Chairman, National Council on Libraries,
Archives and Documentation Services; All-Island
Art Exhibition Committee; Vice-Chairman
Caribbean Arts Festival; Member
Council, University of the West Indies.
Born: Phoenix Park, Moneague, St.
Ann, May 12, 1915; son of the later Horace
A. Fowler, Planter, and Agnes Braham-Fowler.
Educated: Jamaica College, Worcester
College, Oxford University (Active in Oxford
Society, O.U. Arts Club, Society for Cultural
Relations, Oxford Union Debating Society,
Oxford University Dramatic Society, Chairman,
Oxford University Labour Club). Career:
Editor of Public Opinion and
Member, Executive Committee of P.N.P. 1939-43;
Founder, Priory School 1944, Headmaster
Co-Founder, Little Theatre Movement 1941;
Chairman 1959, President 1979; Consultant,
Ministry of Education 1973-79, seconded
to UNESCO as Minister-Counsellor 1977-81;
Foundation Member, Jamaica Broadcasting
Corporation 1957-63; Member Board and Vice-
Chairman 1972-76, Chairman 1976-77; represented
Jamaica, International Bureau of Education,
Geneva 1977-78; Commonwealth Education TV
Conference in Australia 1975; toured Nigeria,
Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia 1982 with assistance
from Commonwealth Foundation. Appointed
Visiting Professor (Comparative Education)
Western Carolina University 1982; President,
Inter-Regional Centre for Curriculum Development
(Inc.) 1985-90. Awards: Rhodes Scholar
1935, President, Rhodes Scholar Association
1964, Member, Rhodes Scholarship Selection
Committee 1957-61, 1976-77. Married:
Beryl Chitty, CMG 1989 (2nd marriage).
Interests: Theatre, Art, Music, Hiking.
Clubs: Liguanea, English-speaking
Union, United Oxford and Cambridge University.
Address: c/o Priory Adult College
of Education, 32 Hope Road, Kingston 10,
and International Development Centre, Queen
Elizabeth House, Oxford OX1 3LA, England.
Albert Percival; J.P., Diploma, Workshop
Technology 1958, Engineer: Managing Director
Alframec Limited since 1967.
Director, Clares Muffler Service Limited.
Organizations: President, Associated
Chamber of Commerce; Chairman, Hargreaves
Memorial Hospital Board; Friends of the
Manchester Parish Library; Member, Private
Sector Organization of Jamaica; Small Business
Development Centre; National Development
Fund; Jamaica National Investment Promotion
Parish Investments Committee; Holmwood Technical
High School Board; Corporate Member, United
Nations Organization of Jamaica, Former
President, Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
Born: Old England, Manchester, June
15, 1936; son of the late Arthur Francis,
Postman, and Icema Strauchn-Francis. Educated:
Old England Primary School; Bennett College
(London) Correspondence, Diploma.
Career: Appleton Estate 1960-61;
Stones and Webster Engineering 1961-62;
McDonald Engineers 1962-63; Kaiser Bauxite
Company 1963-67. Award: Governor
General Achievement Award 1992. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Sheila Norma Powell,
July 1, 1961; 2 daughters. Interests:
Reading. Clubs: Rotary, Chamber of
Commerce, PSOJ. Motto: Deeds
and not Words. Address: (business)
Hatfield P.O., Manchester. Tel. 963-0626/7;
Fax 963-0517; (residence) 104 Manchester
Berl Beverley, B.Sc. (Hons.), Certificate
Management Studies, (UWI); Diploma Marketing;
Diploma Photography; Public Relations Consultant;
Berl Francis & Co. Ltd.; Director, Jamaica
Ginger Exports Ltd.; Francis Enterprises
Ltd. Organizations: Member, Board
of Directors Goodwill Industries (Jamaica);
Member, Communication Committee; UNESCO
National Commission; Public Relations Society
of Jamaica; International Association of
Business Communicators. Born: Manchester,
Jamaica, September 23, 1947; daughter of
the late Clifford
Anderson and Sarah J. Anderson, Housewife.
Educated: Convent of Mercy Academy
- Alpha (Head Girl). Career: Sub-editor,
Gleaner Company Ltd. 1965-66; Promotion
Assistant, Business International (N.Y.)
1966-68; Feature Writer and Assistant Editor,
Womens Section, Montreal Gazette,
Canada 1968-70; Public Relations Account
Executive, Theodore R. Sills Inc. (New York)
division of Burson Marsteller International
1970-72; Promotion Manager, Town and Commercial
Properties Ltd., Kingston 1972-74, P.R.
Director, U.D.C. 1974-78; Vice-President
and Manager, Jamaica Office - Peter Martin
Associates (N.Y.) 1978-80; Managing Director,
Communications Consultants Limited 1981-89.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Woodrow Francis, September 28, 1968; 1 son.
Address: (business) Berl Francis
& Co. Ltd, 16 Oxford Terrace, Kingston
5; Tel: 929-3105/968-4923/4.
Bevon Rockville, B.Sc. (Hons.), Dip.
Mgt. Studies, Business Executive. Executive
Chairman, West Indies Glass Co.; Director
Jamaica Commodity Trading Co. Ltd.,
Seprod Limited, Grains Jamaica Ltd., Jamaica
Soya Products Industries Ltd., Desnoes
& Geddes Ltd., Jamaica Public Service
Co. Ltd., Caldon Finance Group Ltd., Geddes
Refrigeration Ltd., Caribbean Casting Ltd.,
Jamaica Packaging Industries, Star Travel
Services Ltd., The Bay Gallery, Lucky Valley
Farm Ltd., West Indies Glass Co. and its
Subsidiary Plastic Containers Ltd. Organizations:
Member Jamaica Bureau of Standards Paper
Committee. Born: St. Catherine, Jamaica,
June 7, 1945, son of the late George Francis,
Businessman, and Ernie May Sinclair-Francis.
Educated: Kingston College, University
of the West Indies, Production Training
Course (Weyerhaeuser). Career: Group
Plant Manager Thermoplastic Group of Companies
1977-78, General Manager West Indies Glass
Company Limited 1979-86; Vice-President
(Operations) Desnoes and Geddes Ltd 1986-90.
Denomination: Catholic. Married:
Ailsa Cavel Moore, December 27, 1969; 2
sons. Interests: Tennis, Music, Reading.
Address: (business) West Indies Glass
Co., 1 East Ashenheim Road, Kingston 11.
Tel. 923-7216/6293; (residence) 5 Lanark
Drive, P.O. Box 1224, Kingston 8. Tel. 924-1189.
Eric Frank, O.J., C.D., J.P.; Retired
Civil Servant. Director Jamaica Commodity
Trading Company Limited. Born: Kingston,
January 24, 1925, son of Lester Ramson Francis,
Civil Servant, and Ina May Burke-Francis
Housewife (both decd.). Educated:
Central Branch Primary School, Kingston
College. Career: Government Marketing
Department (later re-named Department of
Commerce and Industries) 1941-60, Ministry
of Trade and Industry 1960-71, Ambassador
- Brussels 1971-76; Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1976-1989. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Sybil Alice Atkinson,
August 16, 1952;
2 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Reading,
Woodwork. Address: (residence) 3
Castle Terrace, Kingston 6.
Oswaldo Kenneth, Accountant. Managing
Director, Fourth World Investment Corp.
Ltd. since 1982. Director Pogas Distributors
Ltd., Jamaica Shipping Council. Born:
Colon, Panama, July 26, 1952, son of Oswald
Francis, Businessman, and Priscilla Francis,
Housewife (decd). Organizations:
President Small Business Association of
Jamaica 1990. Educated: Kingston
College; College of Arts, Science and Technology;
Institute of Management & Production.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Marjorie Anna Barnes, December 15, 1973;
2 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Target
Shooting, Overseas Travel, Dancing. Club:
Jamaica Rifle Association. Address:
(business) 6 Ivy Green Crescent, Kingston
5. Tel. 926-4593, 929-5391.
Lt. Col. Samuel Benjamin, O.D., J.P.,
B.Sc., M.J.I.M.; Educator, Administrator
and Management Specialist; Director of Priory
School since January 1994. Organisations:
Director, American Field Service; Colonel
and Commandant of the Jamaica Combined Cadet
Force; Member of, The Vere Free Schools
Trust; The Ministry of Education Teacher
Recruitment Team to England, Scotland, Canada,
U.S.A.; The Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association;
Jamaican High School Representative of the
Advisory Committee of the Pen Relays. Born:
Manchester, Jamaica, December 3, 1923; son
of the late Lushington Francis, Farmer,
and Albertha Pinnock-Francis. Educated:
Patrick Town and Snowdon All-Age Schools,
Buxton High School, Mico Teachers
Training College, Ohio State University
U.S.A.). Career: Trained Teacher,
Mico Practising School; Assistant Master,
Knockalva Training Centre; Deputy Headmaster,
Knockalva Training Centre; Principal, Vere
Technical High School; Management, Education
and Training Consultant to the Ministry
of Education, Statutory Bodies, Private
Organisations. Awards: Order of Distinction;
Jamaica Independence Badge of Honour; Jamaica
Combined Cadet Force Long Service; for services
to the field of Technical Education from
Kingston Technical and Vere Technical; from
I.O.C. for services to Sports and Games;
from Carreras Sports Foundation for services
in Sports Administration; Mico College 150th
Anniversary Medal for services to Education;
Distinguished Teacher Award presented by
the Mico Old Students Association; Honour
Award from the Rotary Club of Clarendon
for outstanding and dedicated service in
the area of Education 1993-94; nominated
Honorary Referee in the 100th running of
the 1994 Penn Relays; from the Lions Club
of Clarendon in recognition of Outstanding
Service to Education in the Parish of Clarendon,
February 1995; from
Heart Trust in recognition of dedicated
service to Apprentice Training, June 1995;
Inter-Secondary Sports Association Award
for dedicated service to the development
of School Boys and Girls Sports and for
outstanding contribution to the Association,
June 1995. Publications: Articles
on Strategies to reduce unemployment in
Jamaica; Facilities Management in Educational
Institutions; Survey of High School System
in Jamaica; a Review of the Development
of Technical and Vocational Education in
Jamaica; the Incidence of Indiscipline in
High Schools in Jamaica; Financing Secondary
Education in Jamaica; Managing a School
on Limited Resources; the Basic Elements
in the Caribbean Culture, and many others.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Pamela Theresa Sanson, September 2, 1961;
2 daughters. Interests: Photography,
Listening to classical and Church music,
Horticulture, Landscaping, Technical Education,
Cadet Training, Schoolboy Football, Athletics.
Motto: The awareness of ones
duty as a citizen must not be allowed to
wear thin, against the perennial abrasive
of personal concerns. Address:
(Business) Priory School, 32 Hope Road,
Kingston 10; Tel. 968-3956; (residence)
P.O. Box 657, Kingston 8.
Michael Alexander George, C.L.U.; Life
Insurance Executive. Senior Vice President,
Individual Life, Life of Jamaica since 1989.
Organisations: Director Global Life
Assurance Co.; Arawak Restaurants of Jamaica
Ltd.; Jamaica Cancer Society; Board of Governors,
United Way of Jamaica. Born: December
13, 1942; son of John P. Fraser, Attorney-at-Law
and Gwendolyn Fraser, Housewife (both decd).
Educated: Jamaica College. Career:
Life Insurance Salesman 1961-68; Unit
Manager 1968-73; Branch Manager 1973-77;
North American Life (Toronto) 1877-1982;
Vice President/Head of Marketing 1982-88.
Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married:
Paulette Burrowes, July 27, 1965; 1
son, 3 daughters. Interests: Golf,
Bird Shooting. Motto: All things
are possible with positive thinking.
Clubs: Liguanea, Constant Spring
Golf. Address: (business) Life of
Jamaica Ltd., 28-48
Barbados Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 929-8920;
(residence) 8 Salem Avenue, Kingston 8.
Noel S., J.P., B.A., B.S.c., M.B.A.;
Clergyman, Ministerial Secretary West Indies
Union Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists
since 1986. Organizations: Former
Member Executive Committee West Indies Union
Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists. Born:
Bartons, St. Catherine, May 9, 1932, son
of Cleveland B. Fraser, Motor Mechanic,
and Dolly Mae Burrell-Fraser. Educated:
Bellas Gate School, West Indies College;
Andrews University. Career: Pastor,
Evangelist East Jamaica Conference of S.D.A.
1962-68, Treasurer West Jamaica Conference
of S.D.A. 1973-76, President West Indies
Union Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists
1976-86. Former Chairman of the Board of
West Indies College and Andrews Memorial
Hospital. Denomination: Seventh-Day
Adventist. Married: Venice Barbara
Blake, May 30, 1962; 2 daughters. Interests:
Body-Building, Swimming, Reading, Music.
Clubs: America Association of M.B.A.
Executives ( Member). Address: West
Indies Union Conference, Mandeville, P.O.
Box 22. Tel. 962-2284/962-2910; (residence)125
Manchester Rd., Mandeville P.O. Tel. 962-0010.
Melville Radcliffe, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D;
Civil Engineer. Executive Director Jentech
Consultants Ltd. since 1973. Director of
Jamaica Engineering and Technical Services
Ltd., Jets Metfab Ltd., Cherry Court Ltd.,
Jet Resorts Ltd. Organizations: Fellow
Institution of Engineers Jamaica 1985, Member
Association of Consulting Engineers (Jamaica),
Member Association of Professional Engineers
(Trinidad and Tobago). Formerly Chairman
Building Advisory Committee College
of Arts, Science and Technology and Member
Finance Committee Y.W.C.A. Born:
San Fernando, Trinidad, W.I. April 14, 1929,
son of Charles Beresford Frederick, Electrical
Technician, and Carmen Euphemia Boland-Frederick
(both decd). Educated: San
Fernando E.C. School, Queens Royal
College, Nottingham and Birmingham Universities.
Career: Assistant Engineer 1955, Executive
Engineer 1957, Soils Engineer 1960
P.W.D. Trinidad and Tobago; Soils Engineer
1964, Chief Engineer 1967-70 Jamaica Engineering
and Research Co. Ltd. Deputy Managing Director
Warnock Hersey Caribbean Ltd. 1970-72. Publications:
Several Papers on Engineering Topics since
1963. Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Yvonne Jeanne desAnges, June 8, 1957; 4
sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading,
Chess, Golf, Computer Programming. Clubs:
Kingston Cricket, Liguanea. Address:
(business) 14A Hope Road, Kingston 10;
Tel. 926-2201/2; (residence) 8 Caribbean
Close, Kingston 10.
Rolf, Managing Director, Nestle Jamaica
Ltd. since April 1989. Born: Winterthur,
Switzerland, August 5, 1941; son of the
late Heinrich Frei and Paula Frei-Pedrett,
Housewife. Educated: Commercial High
School, Neuchatel, Switzerland; IMEDE, Lausanne,
Switzerland. Career: Serving in various
management functions in the Nestle Group
of Companies: Switzerland 1963; Morocco
1963-66; Uganda 1966-68; Tanzania 1968-1969;
Zambia 1970-74; Switzerland 1975-76; Madagascar
Nigeria 1983-88. Married: Julia Anna
Muller, December 23, 1963; 2 sons, 1 daughter.
Interests: Swimming, Tennis, Reading.
Club: Liguanea. Address: (business)
C/o 60 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5.
Tel. 926-1301; (now in Trinidad).
Karl Lauriston, O.D., J.P., B.Sc., M.B.A.
(Nova University, Florida); Business Executive:
Company Director, Excelsior Realty Company
Ltd. since 1991. Manager Property and Land
Transactions since 1976. Director Excelsior
Reality Co. Ltd. Organizations: Chairman,
Board of Trustees Westwood High School;
Board of Governors, Aboukir High School
& Institute; Founder/Conductor, St.
Anns Bay Singers; Member, Diocesan
Financial Board; Narrator, Radio Programme
Great Christian Hymns; Past
Master Seville Lodge S.C., Lay Representative,
Provincial Synod. Born: St. Catherine,
June 17, 1931, son of the late Percival
A. Fuller, Inspector of Police, and Eleanor
T. Fuller, Teacher. Educated: Munro
College, Nova University. Career: Legal
Clerk, Manton & Hart (Solicitors) 1953-56;
Personnel and Labour Relations Manager,
Kaiser Bauxite Company 1969-76; Property
and Land Transactions Manager 1976-94. Awards:
Kaiser Aluminium and Chemical Corporation
Community Service Award 1984; Bronze Musgrave
Medal for Outstanding service in the
field of Music 1986; Gleaner Certificate
of Merit 1986; Good Citizen Award - Harmony
in the Home 1986; Kiwanis International
and Jaycees Award 1986; Order of Distinction
(Officer Class) 1993. Publications: Mass
in D for the Anglican Liturgy.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Joy M. Snape, January 8, 1992. Interests:
Music, Walking, Tennis. Motto: Success
follows hard work. Address: (business)
P.O. Box 247, 54 Main Street, St. Anns
Bay; (residence) P.O. Box 10, St. Anns
Bay, St. Ann: Tel. 972-2752.
Henry Ashbert, F.C.I.S., F.C.C.A., F.C.A.,
M.B.I.M., F.J.I.M.; Chartered Accountant/Merchant
Banker. Executive Chairman, Caldon Finance
Merchant Bank Ltd. since 1969. Organizations:
Chairman - Jamaica Flour Mills; Kingston
Technical High School; Director - Coconut
Industry Board; National Continental Corporation;
Island Life Insurance Co.; American-Jamaican
Chamber of Commerce; Jamaica Venture Fund;
Caribbean Cement Co. Born: Trelawny,
February 14, 1931; son of William Fullerton,
Businessman and Amy Louise Bodden-Fullerton,
Housewife (both decd). Educated:
Kingston Technical High School; Foulkes
Lynch Evening Institute (London). Career:
Auditor, Price Waterhouse, London, 1961-63;
Internal Auditor, Jamaica Public Service
Company Ltd., 1963-65; Data Processing/Systems
Engineer & Representative, IBM, 1965-67;
Secretary & Financial Controller, Jamaica
Telephone Company Ltd., 1967-69. Awards:
Paul Harris Award (Rotarian); The Jamaica
Chamber of Commerce Award for Outstanding
and Innovative Entrepreneurship. Denomination:
Methodist. Divorced: 1 son, 2
daughters. Interests: Tennis, International
Politics. Clubs: Kingston Cricket,
Jamaica, Constant Spring Golf, Century (UWI).
Motto: Only the best is good
enough. Address: (business)
52-60 Grenada Crescent, Kingston 5; Tel.
926-7544; (residence) 18 Airdrie Mews, Kingston