BABOOLAL, Charley, Dip. Business Administration & Marketing, Dip. Advanced Accounting & Finance; Business Consultant. Managing Director, Universal Traders and Brokers Ltd. since 1991. Organizations: Director of the Salvation Army Advisory Board, Greater Kingston. Founding Member American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica. Born: Richmond, St. Mary, June 27, 1943, son of George Baboolal, Farmer, and Margaret Randon, Housewife. Educated: Xavier College, St. Georges College, Kingston Commercial College, University of the West Indies, London School of Accountancy. Career: Financial Accountant Colgate Palmolive Jamaica Limited 1963-67; Finance Supervisor Esso Standard Oil Limited 1967-69; Accountant 1969-73, Controller from 1974-76 & Director of Operations 1976-77 Richardson-Vicks Inc.; Managing Director Gillette Caribbean 1977-80; Caribbean Manager, Procter & Gamble 1980-90; Consultant to Alberto Culver 1991-94. Past Director Advertisers Association, Past Vice-Chairman Drugs and Cosmetics Committee Jamaica Manufacturers Association. Award: Champion Export Awards 1980-84; Company Award for Excellence 1983-84. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Patricia Newby, September 1979; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Reading and Public Issues. Motto: Do all the Good you can as long as you can. Address: (business) 48 Molynes Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 923-5501/3118; (residence) 210 Red Hills Road, Kingston 19.
BAILEY, Rev. Cyril Evans, O.D., B.D. (London), S.T.M.; Retired Minister of Religion. Methodist Chaplain University of the West Indies since 1991; Member Judicial Service Commission since 1992. Organizations: President, Kingston Y.M.C.A. since 1987; Chairman, National Prayer Breakfast Committee since 1990. Born: Chapelton, Jamaica, June 17, 1924, son of
Cyril George Bailey, Station Master (retired), and Julia Maud McLeod-Bailey (decd). Educated: Four Paths Primary School; St. Simons College; Caenwood Theological College (Birmingham) London (external) and Columbia Universities; United Theological Seminary (New York). Career: Civil Service 1943-47; Minister, Methodist Church 1950; Director, Christian Education for Methodist Churches 1965-74; Executive Secretary (part time) Jamaica Council of Churches 1981-84; Chairman and General Superintendent of the Jamaica District of Methodist Churches 1976-81 and 1986-91. Award: Gleaner Certificate of Merit 1984. Publications: The William Hammet Lecture (1968) A design for the Class Meeting; The Wind Still Blows a play. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Barbara Evelyn Nash (second marriage) July 10, 1965; 4 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Choral and Instrumental Music, Drama, Travel, Cricket. Club: Y.M.C.A. Address: (residence) 2B Braemar Avenue, Kingston 10.
BAILEY, Joseph Alexander, B.Sc. (Soc. Sc.) M.A., C.P.A.; Economist. General Manager Building Societies Association of Jamaica Limited since January 1980. Organizations: Assistant Secretary General - International Union of Housing Finance Institutions, Member Jamaica Institute of Management, Council Member Private Sector Organization of Jamaica. Born: Jackson Town, Trelawny, May 11, 1939, son of Samuel A. Bailey, Revenue Officer, and Enid Ferguson-Bailey.(both decd). Educated: First Hill School, Mico College, City of London Coll., Southampton University, London School of Economics, Essex University. Career: Administrative service - Greater London Council; Journalist, Lecturer (part time) U.W.I., Civil Servant. Secretary General Caribbean Association of Housing Finance Institutions 1984. Denomination: Congregational. Married: Wilma Rosalind Williams, 1971; 1 son,
1 daughter. Interests: Cricket, Photography, Writing. (Author of several published articles
on Jamaicas economic, financial and political development). Address: (business) 17 Belmont Road, Kingston 5. Tel: 968-3855-6.
BAILEY, Llewelyn A., Controller, Information Systems and Administration, Jamaica National Building Society. Director Management
Control Systems Ltd., Best Care Foundation. Born: Portland, Jamaica, May 2, 1944, son of Llewelyn Bailey, School Principal, and Enid Bailey, Housewife, both decd. Educated: Buxton High School; University of Southern California Graduate of MBA Program Career: Price Inspector, Government of Jamaica 1961-67; Accountant, St. James Benefit Building Society 1967-69; Computer Manager, Branch Manager, Mortgage Manager then Personnel Controller, Jamaica National Building Society. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Florence Jean King, December 7, 1968; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Reading, Conversation, Cooking, Handyman, travelling. Club: Associate Member, St Andrew Jaycees: Address: (business) 2-4 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-1344; (residence) Smokey Vale, St. Andrew; (mailing address) P.O. Box 1042, Kingston 8.
BALL-THOMPSON, Carol Angela, M.B.B.S., L.R.S.M., A.T.C.L.; Medical Doctor in Private Practice since 1973. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, November 19, 1940; daughter of the late H.A. Gascoigne Smith and Winnifred Gascoigne Smith, Retired Teacher. Educated: St. Hughs High School; Excelsior Community College; University of the West Indies. Career: Conductor, University Singers 1964-67; Executive Assistant, Jamaica Civil Service 1959-63. Award: Music Award, U.W.I. Denomination: United Church of Jamaica & Grand Cayman. Married: Ambassador Dudley Thompson in 1990; 1 son, 1 daughter (previous marriage). Interests: Music performing (violin & piano), Reading,
Drawing & Painting. Address: (business) 4 Merrick Highway, Kingston 19; Tel. 925-0590; (residence) 20 Mountain Spring Drive,
BANKS, Donald Addison, O.J., C.D.; Retired Bank Executive; Chairman, Caribbean Home NCB Insurance Co. Ltd., Director, NCB Group Ltd. Born: Morant Bay, May 8, 1933, son of Alfred Samuel Banks and Olga Una Myers-Banks (both decd). Educated: Central Branch School, Wolmers Boys School. Career: Barclays Bank International Ltd., Supervisor Junior Staff 1962-64, Manager Duke Street Branch 1964-68; East Caribbean Directors Assistant East Caribbean Head Office (Barbados) 1968-69; Local Directors Assistant West Caribbean Head Office (Jamaica) 1969-70; Manager 77 King Street 1970-72, West Caribbean Director 1972, Deputy Managing Director 1972-1977; Managing Director National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd. 1977-90; Managing Director, N.C.B. Group Ltd. 1990-94. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Ruth Marguerite Royes, May 12, 1956; 3 sons. Interests: Shooting, Farming. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Jamaica Gun, Jackson Bay Gun and Fishing, P.W.D. Gun and Fishing. Address: C/o National Commercial Bank Ja. Ltd., 32 Trafalgar Rd. Kingston 10; Tel: 929-9050-89; (residence) Mt. Atlas Road, Coopers Hill, St. Andrew.
BARNES, Anthony Howard, B.Sc. (Chem. Eng.), S.M. (Business Management); Chemical Engineer. Company Director International Business Division, Grace Kennedy & Company Ltd. since 1977; Chairman of Grace Kennedy Export Trading, Grace Food Processors (Meat Division); Tan-Chris Limited, Orchid Holdings Limited. Organization: Past President Jamaica Manufacturers Association. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January 7, 1947, son of Sydney Barnes, Solicitor, and Ivy Excell-Barnes (decd). Educated: St. Georges College, University of the West Indies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Career: Alcan Jamaica Limited 1967-76, Executive Style Furnishings 1976-77 (own business). Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Margaret Elizabeth ONeill, September 1968; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Rotary, Golf, Chess. Clubs: Constant Spring Golf, Liguanea, Jamaica. Address: (business) 64 Harbour Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-3440/9; (residence) 40 Norbrook Road, Kingston 8.
BARNES, Roderick Kenrick, Army Officer; Colonel, Jamaica Defence Force since 1973. Born: Port of Spain, Trinidad, August 23, 1935, son of the late Sylvester Barnes, Civil Servant, and Ena Phipps-Barnes. Educated: St. Marys College (Trinidad), Royal Military Academy (Sandhurst). Career: Enlisted in Jamaican
Army 1956, promoted to Captain 1962, Major 1965, Lieutenant Colonel 1972, Colonel 1973, Defence Adviser Jamaican High Commission (London) 1976-81; President Jamaica Amateur
Swimming Association 1972-75.Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Frances Jeanne Hill, July 23, 1960; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Squash, Swimming, Soccer. Clubs: Liguanea, Jamaica Officers. Address: Jamaica
Defence Force, Up Park Camp, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-8121.
BARNETT, Eric Coleridge T., B.A. (Hist.),
Dip. Ed., B.D.; Teacher, Principal Wolmers Boys School since 1979; Member National Council on Drug Abuse. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, October 20, 1937; son of Eric
Barnett, retired Civil Servant, and Thelma Barnett, Teacher/Housewife. Educated: Excelsior and Wolmers Schools, University College of the West Indies, Richmond College (London). Career: Teacher Knox College 1960-63, Seminarian Caenwood College 1963-64, and Richmond College (London) 1964-66, Methodist Minister and Headmaster Wesley College Belize 1966-71, Teacher Inverurie and Alford Academies (Scotland) 1974. Head of Social Studies and Vice-Principal Knox College 1974-79. Involved with C.X.C. (Caribbean Examinations Council) since 1975. Denomination: Methodist. Married: The late Catriona Campbell, 1962; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Badminton, Swimming, Reading, Gardening. Address: (business) Wolmers Boys School, National Heroes Circle, Kingston 4; Tel. 922-8678; (residence) Blue Horizon, Leas Flat, Red Hills, P.O. Box 42, Kingston 19.
BARNETT, Colonel John Harold Samuel, Military Officer. Adjudant Quarter Master, Jamaica Defence Force since May 1995. Born: Moneague, St. Ann, February 23, 1947, son of Harold Augustus Barnett and Clarice Geraldine Barnett (both decd). Educated: Moneague and Golden Grove Government Schools; Ferncourt High; Army Staff College, Camberley, U.K. Awards: Medals of honour for general service (Overseas) 1987 and for Meritorious service 1988. Religion: Christian. Married: Beverley Newman, May 2, 1973, 4 daughters. Interest: Power lifting. Clubs: Spartan Health, Jamaica Officers. Address: Jamaica Defence Force,
Up Park Camp, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-9260
BARNETT, Lloyd George, B.A., LL.B, LL.M., Ph.D. (Lond.); Attorney-at-Law, Senator 1983-1988. Organizations: President, Jamaica Bar Association. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, March 6, 1932, son of Joslyn Jacob Barnett, Pensioner and Ethel Barnett (both decd). Educated: Greenwich Primary School, Calabar High School, University of London. Career: Civil Servant 1961-66, Private Legal Practice since 1966. Publications: Constitutional Law of Jamaica and the Jamaican Constitution
Basic Facts and Questions. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Marjorie V. Campbell,
July 2, 1955; 3 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Theatre, Walking, Dancing. Clubs: Big Brothers of Kingston; Kingston Cricket Club. Address: (business) 15 Duke Street, Kingston. Tel. and Fax 922-3728.
BARRETT, Raphael Douglas, M.B.A., Dip. Management Studies, Cert. of Merit Eng. Management; B.Sc. Business Executive. Owner/CEO, Radobar Holdings Ltd since 1991. Organizations: Chairman, Jamaica Tourist Board; Marksman Ltd.; Director, Air Jamaica Ltd.; Dyoll Life Ltd.; Jamaica Citizens Bank; Mercury Information Systems Ltd.; Vice President, Jamaica Manufacturers Association; Chairman, Air Jamaica Pension Funds (Canada, Jamaica, U.S.A.); Institute of Cultural Affairs; Director, United Way of Jamaica; Institute of Management. Born: St. Georges, Grenada, October 17, 1949; son of Lionel Adrian Barrett, Retired Farmer and Myra Ena Gertrude, Retired Teacher. Educated: York Castle High School; University of the West Indies; University of Western Ontario. Career: Graduate Trainee 1971-72; Assistant Engineer, Jamintel 1972-74; D.P. Engineering Manager, 1974-76; Maintenance Manager, The Gleaner Company, 1976-79; Managing Director, Tropicair Jalousies/West Indies Paints 1981-82; Admin. & Planning 1982-86; General Manager
Seprod Group of Companies 1986-90; Managing Director Seprod, 1990-91. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Divorced:
1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Tennis, Snorkelling, Boating. Clubs: Royal Jamaica Yacht, Jamaica, Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) Radobar Holdings Ltd., 1 Lincoln Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 960-1904/5.
BARRETT, Vernon Astor, C.D., Q.C., LLB., M.Sc.; Attorney-at-Law. Born: Portsea, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica July 19, 1918; son of John Samuel Barrett, Planter, and Emily Maud Witter-Barrett (both decd). Educated: Central Branch School, Wolmers Boys School, London University (Ext. Student), Syracuse University (New York). Career: Civil Servant 1938-73, Called to the Bar -Lincolns Inn 1952, Chief Parliamentary Counsel 1962-73, Commissioner Law Revision 1965-73, Statute Law Commissioner 1968-75, Commissioner Betting Gaming Lotteries 1973-78, Commissioner Jamaica Racing Commission 1978-80. Denomination: Christian. Married: Valerie Saulters Ritchie, February 5, 1960; 2 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Contract Bridge, Jogging, Gardening. Address: (business) 30 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10; Tel: 926-6542; (residence) Apt. 34, Manor Court Mews, P.O. Box 474, Kingston 8. Tel. 924-2491.
BARROW, Kenrick Orrin Evan, C.C.H., M.B., B.S. (Hons.), F.R.C.P. (Lond.), F.R.C.P. (Edin.), F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G. Lecturer, Medical Practitioner, Senior Lecturer in Medicine, University of the West Indies; Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, University Hospital of the West Indies; Director, Oxford Medical Centre. Organizations: President Association of West Indian Gastroenterologists; Past President, Medical Association of Jamaica, Past President, Medical Council of Jamaica; Member American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Member American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American college of Gastroenterolgy, Member New York Academy of Sciences. Born: Georgetown, Guyana, November 27, 1938; son of the late Dr. P.G. Barrow and Ella Dummett-Barrow. Educated: Queens College (Guyana); University of the West Indies. Career: Internship and Residency periods, University Hospital of the West Indies 1965-67; Registrar St. Thomas Hospital
London 1968; Consultant Physician, University Hospital of the West Indies 1969-Present; Senior Lecturer in Medicine, University Hospital of the West Indies. Awards: Gold Medals in Pathology, Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology; University of London Gold Medal 1964; Allenbury and Henderson Prizes in Medicine; Horner Prize and Medal in Paediatrics; Wilson James Prize in Surgery; Distinctions in Medicine; Applied Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Pathology and Surgery. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Pauline Rebecca Hayle, December 28, 1967; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Jazz, Sports. Address: (business) Oxford Medical Centre, 22H Old Hope Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-1525, and Department of Medicine, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7; (residence) 7 Salem Avenue, Kingston 8.
BARTLETT, Senator Edmund Curtis, (Ed) B.Sc.; Marketing Executive. Marketing Consultant since 1969. Director, Megatrends Ltd. F.E.Ds Ltd.; Jamaica Institute of Political Education; Megatrends Investments Ltd.; Kibbo International Ltd. Organizations: Deputy General Secretary, Jamaica Labour Party, Lions Club of Savanna-La-Mar; Jaycees (Montego Bay Chapter) - Chairman Ways and Means Committee; Member Electoral Advisory Committee; Patron/Founder Jamaica Foundation for Children. Born: Georges Plain, Westmoreland, December 3, 1950, son of Alexander Rudulf Bartlett, Farmer, and Olive Lawson-Bartlett. Educated: St. Elizabeth Technical High School, University of the West Indies. Career: Senior Accountant Revere Alumina Jamaica Ltd., Marketing Assistant and Marketing Sales Manager - Texaco Caribbean Inc., Member of Parliament for East St. Andrew. Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and Culture 1980-83; Vice President, World Conference on Cultural Policies 1982; Vice-Chairman U.N. International Youth Year Advisory Committee; Minister of Youth and Community Development 1983-93; Senator since 1993. Denomination: Church of God. Married: Carmen Agatha Williams, February 9, 1974; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Cricket, Dominoes, Table Tennis, Dancing. Clubs: International, President Jamaica Freedom League. Address: (business) 20 Belmont Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 929-0987; (residence) 2D Edam Drive, Kingston 8.
BAUGH, Cecil Archibald, O.D.; Ceramist, Lecturer and Consultant. Born: Bangor Ridge, Portland, November 22, 1908, son of Isaac Baugh, Small Farmer, and Emma Cobran-Baugh (both decd). Educated: Bangor Ridge All-Age School (Jamaica). British Council Scholarship to U.K. 1948. Studied with Bernard Leach. Career: Set up pottery studio Montego Bay 1936. Served as Sapper and Craftsman with British Army Royal Engineers and Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers of 8th Army in England, Egypt and Aden 1941-46. Tutor in Ceramics Mico College 1949-52, Co-founder Jamaica School of Art 1950 and tutor for 24 years; Commissioned to make bowl in ceramics for H.M. Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, Set up and tutored at Maggotty Rural Ceramics Centre 1960-61; Made largest Ceramic Mural in Jamaica at Bank of Jamaica 1974, Demonstrated African Free form Technique in England and U.S.A. Advised on ceramics and pottery in the Caribbean. Introduced stone ware in ceramics in Jamaica and developed indigenous glazes such as Hope Slip. Built first and only updraught Pottery Kiln in Jamaica; First retrospective Ceramic Exhibition at National Gallery of Jamaica 1981. Guest Artist of Wind Orchestra of the America 1981-82; Canadian High Commission sponsored his visit to Belize to advise on Pottery in 1978; Consultant to Scientific Research Council during visit of students from Calgary University - re Jamaican/Canadian Experimental Clay Project - 1982. In 1984 gave a series of demonstrations on Ceramics at Broward Community College in Fort Lauderdale (Florida) and the Miami Ceramics League. Awards: Silver Musgrave Medal 1964, Norman Manley Award for Excellence 1977, Kaiser Bauxite Award 1981, for development of Egyptian blue glaze in Jamaica, Institute of Jamaica Centenary Award 1981; Gold Musgrave 1984,; Hall at the National Gallery named after him, Baugh Ceramic Gallery; From The Jamaica Mutual Life Assurance Society, The George William Gordon Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts 6th October 1994. 1994. Publication: Baugh: Jamaicas Master Potter 1986.(with Laura Tanna). Denomination: Anglican. Married: Iris Johnson, January 15, 1975; 3 daughters. Interests: Reading, Researching. Motto: There is nothing useless to men of sense. Clubs: Major General Harty Branch, Jamaica Legion B.C.E.L., Vineyard Town Citizens Association. Address: (residence) 17 Leitrim Avenue, Kingston 3. Tel; 928-5270.
BAUGH, Edward Alston Cecil, C.D. B.A., M.A., Ph.D.; University Teacher, Professor of English - University of the West Indies since 1978. Public Orator (U.W.I., Mona) since 1985. Organizations: Chairman Institute of Jamaica Publications Ltd., Chairman Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies. Born: Port Antonio, Jamaica, January 10, 1936, son of Edward Percival Baugh, Purchasing Agent, United Fruit Company, and Ethel Maud Duhaney-Baugh (both decd). Educated: Titchfield High School, University College of the West Indies, Queens University (Ontario), University of Manchester. Career: Instructor in English, Victoria College (B.C.) 1959-60; English Teacher Kingston College 1960-62; Lecturer University of the West Indies (Cave Hill)1965-68; Lecturer/Senior Lecturer University of the West Indies (Mona) 1968-78; Head Department of English (U.W.I., Mona) 1969-74 and 1982-85; Visiting Professor U.C.L.A. 1980, Dalhousie University 1983; University of Hull 1986; Visiting Commonwealth Scholar, University of Willongong, Fluideus University, Macquarie University 1989. Dean Faculty of Arts and General Studies (U.W.I.) 1980-82 and 1984-85. Publications: Derek Walcott: Memory as Vision (Longman 1978). Ed. Critics on Caribbean Literature (Allen and Unwin 1978). Poems and critical articles in various West Indian, English, Canadian, and American Journals and Anthologies. A Tale from the Rainforest (Sandberry Press, 1988). Married: Sheila Joy Watson, January 2, 1967; 2 daughters. Interests: Lawn Tennis, Theatre. Address: (business) Department of English, U.W.I., Mona, Kingston 7; Tel.
927-2217 (residence) 4 Long Mountain Close, Kingston 7.
BAUGH, Dr. Kenneth Lee ONeil, M.B., B.S., F.R.C.S.; Surgeon Specialist. General Surgery. Born: Montego Bay, Jamaica, February 24, 1941, son of Kenneth Lee ONeil Baugh (Snr.), Farmer, (retired) and Lillieth Alexander King-Baugh (decd). Educated: Springfield Primary School, Cornwall College, University of the West Indies. Career: Internship University of the West Indies 1969, Resident in Surgery - all disciplines (U.W.I.). 1970-72, Resident in Orthopaedics and Casualty Northampton General Hospital( England) 1973-74, Senior Registrar Surgery, U.W.I., Kingston Public Hospital 1974-76. Member of Parliament for North Western St. James 1980; Minister of Health 1980-89. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Vilma Allison Douglas, December 11, 1965; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Swimming, Art. Address: (business) 6 St. Lucia Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-4132.
BAXTER-GRILLO, Dorothea, L.R.C.P., L.R.C.S., L.M., D.C.H., PhD., F.M.C. Surgery; Professor of Anatomy, University of the West Indies, since 1985. Organizations: Member of the Jamaican Historical Society. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, 1931; daughter of George Fredrick, Medical Doctor and Lilian Baxter, Housewife. Educated: St. Andrew High School; Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin. Career: Paediatric Fellow, Stanford University, California, 1960; W.H.O. Fellow, Khartoum University, Sudan, 1969; Visiting Honorary Research Associate in Tissue Culture & Electron Microscopy, Tokyo Medical & Dental University, Japan, 1968; Exchange Visitor in Electron Microscopy & Tissue Culture, Tsurumi University, Japan, 1975; Professor of Anatomy, IFE University & Maidugari University, Nigeria, 1978-85; Fellow, New Hall Cambridge, 1989-90. Publications: Many publications in the fields of Histochemistry, Embryology, Cell Biology & Anatomy. Denomination: Methodist. Married: T.A.I. Grillo, 1955. Interests: Music, Art, Archaeology, Travelling and Gardening. Address: (business) Dept. of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7; (residence) 12 Surbiton Road, Kingston 10.
BAYLEY, Winston Hudson, BS (Barbados Service Star); B.Sc. (Econ.), F.C.C.A.; Accountant. Honorary Consul of Barbados in Jamaica. Director of Finance/University Bursar, University of the West Indies; Director, Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce; The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce. Organizations: Immediate Past Dean of the Consular Corps of Jamaica; President, UWI Past Irvinites Association; Board Member, Caribbean Mariculture Products Limited; Member, Commonwealth Trust; Chairman, Finance and General Purposes Committee of the University of the West Indies; Board Member, University Hospital of the West Indies; Member of the Finance Committee, University of the West Indies Development and Endowment Fund; Member, United Way of Jamaica. Born: St. Michaels, Barbados, August 9, 1939, son of the Colin H. Bayley, Civil Servant (deceased) and Mignon Blades-Bayley, Teacher. Educated: St. Giles Boys School, Harrison College, University of the West Indies. Career: Teacher, Vere Technical High School 1963-5; Financial Accountant, Colgate Palmolive 1965-67; Manager, Systems and Procedures and Chief Accountant, Air Jamaica 1967-73; Financial Controller, University Stores Limited 1973-77; Financial Director, Facey Commodity Co. 1979-80; Managing Director, Facey Commodity Co. 1980-90; Vice President, Finance and Administration, I.C.D. Limited 1990-92; Vice President, Operations, Mussons (Jamaica) Limited 1992. Awards: Barbados Service Star from the Government of Barbados for outstanding service as Honorary Consul of Barbados in Jamaica 1993; Outstanding Contribution to Association and Regional Private Sector, Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC) 1992; Jamaica Chamber of Commerce 1992 Award to Member as Best Contributor to the Chambers work; Most Outstanding Employee 1980, I.C.D. Group; Best Financial Controller, I.C.D. Group 1977. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Marjorie May Gray, August 12, 1964; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interest: Reading. Club: Liguanea. Address: (residence) 55 Norbrook Drive, Kingston 8.
BEASON, Bishop Fedlyn Arthniel, J.P., Dip. Th., A.A., B.Th.; Minister of Religion. Bishop New Testament Church of God, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands since 1990. Executive Council Member, New Testament Church of God since 1974; Chairman Waltham Park Educational Centre since 1982. Organizations: Chairman, Bethel College Board of Directors since 1990; Member - Caribbean Executive Council, New Testament Church of God; Church of God International Advisory since 1990; Church of God World Mission, (142 countries) since 1994.; Church of God Special Task Force to South Africa (re Church and Apartheid) 1995; Church of God Delegation to Jerusalem 1995; Vice Chairman, National Prayer Vigil for Peace, Unity and Righteousness since 1994; Chairman, James Brown Health Clinic, Born: Crofts Hill, Clarendon, December 6, 1941, son of the late Hartly Beason, Farmer, and Theresa Cole-Beason. Educated: Crofts Hill Primary, Bethel Bible College, United Christian Bible Institute (U.S.A.), Evangelical Teacher Training Association, Pacific Western University. Career: Builder and Contractor, Roads and Works Contractor P.W.D. (St. Elizabeth). Ordained Minister of Religion 1972. Executive Member of International Full Gospel Business Mens Association; President Portland Ministers Fraternal, Chairman Port Antonio Regional Hospital Board; Port Antonio Secondary School 1980-89; Liguanea Hospital Board 1987-89; National Radio Minister 1979-89 Awards: Prime Ministers National Award for Outstanding Community Service 1983, New Testament Church of God for 10 Years Radio Minister 1986. Denomination: New Testament Church of God. Married: Esmine James, August 3, 1966; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Swimming, Reading, Fishing. Address: (business) New Testament Church of God, P.O. Box 407, Kingston 11; (residence) 37 Havendale Drive, Kingston 19. Tel. 92-53456.
BEAUBRUN, Matthew Anthony Cox, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.; Jamaicas Ambassador to Venezuela since February 1990. Medical Practitioner. Private practice since 1963. Medical Advisor to St. Lucia Government, Director Ruderic Services Ltd. Organizations: Jamaica Association of General Practitioners, President Ja. Association of Franco-Phone Doctors, Ja. Association of Catholic Doctors, Executive International Federation of Catholic Medical Association, Board World Association of Franco-Phone Doctors, Member Sports Medicine, 1st Vice-President Jamaica Olympic Association, Member Executive Jamaica Sports Medicine, Member Medical Association of Jamaica , Association for Mentally Handicapped Children (Jamaica), College of Family Physicians of Canada, Honorary Corresponding Member French Language Medical Association of Canada, Founder Member World French Language Medical Association. Commonwealth Caribbean Medical Council; Institute of Sports Ltd., Founder President Caribbean Mental Retardation Association. President Commonwealth Medical Association, Caribbean Federation for Mental Health, Vice-President West Indies Jaycees, Member Caribbean College of Family Physicians. Born: Castries, St. Lucia, September 21, 1930, son of the late Clive Anthony Beaubrun, Businessman, and Hettie Marie-Therese Cox-Beaubrun. Educated: St. Josephs Convent (St. Lucia), St. Marys College, University College of Cork, National University of Ireland. Assistant Treasurer West Indies Students Union (London), Chairman of the Academy of St. Thomas, Member of Council - Irish Students Association, Irish Association of University Students. Career: Internship at Mercy Hospital, Cork (Medicine), Warwick Hospital, England (Surgery). Medical Officer Barbados General Hospital 1957-59, Assistant Lecturer in Anatomy University of
the West Indies 1959-60, Assistant in Radiology 1960, Medical Officer (Manchioneal, Portland) 1960-62. Private Practice since then; Acting Medical Officer - Kingston and Lower St. Andrew until 1964, Former Chairman Norman Manley Foundation. Awards: Decoration - Chevalier de LOrdre Nationale du Merit de France, Appointed Ambassador at Large by the Government of Jamaica 1989. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Marjorie Delores Hastings, January 31, 1964; 3 sons, 4 daughters (1 decd). Club: Wanderers Cricket. (Played cricket for Cork County). Address: Now living in Venezuela; in Jamaica C/o Newport Medical Centre, 22H Old Hope Road, Kingston 5;
BECKETT, Sibthorpe Leopold, O.D., J.P.; Retired Civil Servant, Musician. Founder, Permanent Resident Conductor, Director of Music, Jamaica Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra since 1940; Founder and Director of Music Y Choral Group since 1943; Organizations: Hon. Vice-President Y.M.C.A., Treasurer National Council of Y.M.C.A.s of Jamaica; Y.M.C.A. Representative, Jamaica Council of Churches; Co-Founder, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer, Jamaica Guild of Organists, Choirmasters and Associates 1944; President, Kingston Ys Mens Club 1960; Secretary, District Council of Ys Mens Clubs (Jamaica), District Governor (1963); Secretary YMCA Boys Town Committee of Management. Born: Franklin Town, Kingston, December 16, 1920, son of Joshua Uberto Beckett, Deputy Superintendent of Police, and Rebecca Maud Lawrence-Beckett (both decd). Educated: Calabar Elementary School, Kingston College, Kingston Commercial College, Knox Summer School Sessions. Career: Government service Lands Department 1940; Supreme Court of Judicature 1946; 1st Class Clerk 1952; Trust Officer Administrator Generals Department 1955; Secretary, Income Tax Appeal Board 1960; Asst. Administrator General for Jamaica 1969; Asst. Trustee in Bankruptcy - Supreme Court 1976; Retired from Government Service 1979. Awards: Institute of Jamaica Musgrave Silver Musgrave Medal 1963; Citation from International Association of Ys Mens Clubs 1973; Order of Distinction (O.D.) 1974; Institute of Jamaica Centenary Medal for Sustained contribution to development in the field of Music 1980; Recipient Jamaica Music Industry award 1989; award for excellence by Jamaica New York Foundation 1991. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Edna Lucille Thomas, December 2, 1950; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading Law, Walking, Swimming, Teaching Music, The discovery of Talent. Club: Y.M.C.A. Address: Y.M.C.A. Headquarters, 21 Hope Road, Kingston 10; (residence) 19 Marathon Drive, Kingston 20. Tel. 92-51653.
BECKFORD, Gurney B., B.A., Advertising Executive. Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Dunlop Corbin Compton Associates since 1988. Chairman Levy Beckford McClure, Corbin Advertising, Haiti, Mall Pharmacy Limited, Springbrook Pharmacy Limited. Director Corbin Compton Barbados, Corbin Compton Trinidad. Organizations: Vice Chairman Fund Raising Committee Jamaica Cancer Society; Chairman Management Committee Dunlop Corbin Compton Associates/Levy Beckford McClure, Member JAMAL Kingston Parish Committee. Born: Westmoreland, Jamaica., parents both decd. Educated: Buxton High School; Howard University. Career: Meteorological Office 1959-60, Atlantic Oil (Griffith Consumers) 1964-66, Kenyon & Erckhardt/Coleman Prentiss & Verley (Advertising Agency) 1966-67; Dunlop Corbin Associates 1967-present. Denomination: Presbyterian. Married: Mavis (Pam) Brown, August 1963; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Cricket, Boxing, Football, Reading, the Arts. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 6 Oxford Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-4116-9. (residence) 3 Farringdon Crescent, Kingston 6.
BECKFORD, Leon Anthony, Agro-Industrial/Accountant, Intl. Trade Specialist/Accountant, Executive Chairman, C. V. F. Lambeck Ja. Ltd. since 1989. Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts; Member, Jamaica Institute of Management; The American Consultants League; the Institute of Food Technologist. Organizations: Director, C. V. F. Lambeck Ltd., Global Finance & Trade, Transatlantic Business Systems Ltd., Luatsa Industries Ltd., Caribbean American Investment Corporation. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January 1, 1960, son of George Lincoln Beckford, Farmer (deceased), and Ruby M. E. Beckford, retired Farmer. Educated: Providence Primary School, St. Georges College, Durham College, Iowa State University, Special AgroIndustry Programme Career: Managing Director, Central Valley Farms Company Ltd. and Valley Meat Processing Group. Awards: National Champion Farmer 1986; Keys to Dade County, Florida. Publication: Fair Competition Act 1992 Gleaner; Jamaica Needs Industry 1990 Gleaner. Denomination: Methodist. Children: 1 son. Interests: Chess, Dominoes, Tennis. Address: (business) 94J Old Hope Road, Kingston 6.
BECKFORD, Trevor Alvin, C.D., J.P., Musician, Music Teacher, Organist and Choirmaster - The Cathedral Church (Spanish Town) since 1961. Music Teacher- St. Jago High School since 1965. Director private music studio. Organist and Choir Director Phillipo Baptist Church since 1987. Organizations: President Jamaica Guild of Organists, Choirmasters and Associates; Treasurer Spanish Town Ys Mens Club, Anglican Teachers Association, Kingston Region - Public Relations Officer, 1st Vice-Chairman Jamaica National Music Committee which is affiliated to International Music Council (U.N.E.S.C.O.). Friend of the Jamaica School of Music. Born: Spanish Town, Jamaica, January 29, 1940, son of the late Timothy Adolphus Beckford, Prison Warder, and Iris Keane-Beckford, Seamstress. Educated: Spanish Town Primary School, Jacksons Secondary School, St. Jago High School. Music Studios - Lyn Campbell, Brenda Smythe and Blanche Packer; Royal School of Church Music (England). Career: Civil Servant- Registrar Generals Department (Spanish Town). Organist St. Andrews Caymanas (Anglican), Music Teacher Glenmuir High School and Shortwood Teachers College, Visiting Pianist Dinthill Technical High School and St .Andrew Technical High School. Has directed most of major Oratorios (Bach, Handel, Haydn and Mendelsohn), Cantatas and Masses, and has presented annual Organ Recital of music by 17th-20th century composers. Appointed Diocesan Representative in Jamaica of the Royal School of Church Music (London) 1975; Adjudicator for J.C.D.C. since 1984. Awards: Prime Ministers Medal of appreciation, for culture 1983; Special medallion from the Archbishop 1984; Certificate of Appreciation from St. Jago High School P.T.A. and P.S.A. 1985; Certificates of Merit South St. Catherine Jaycees 1975; St. Catherine Parish Council, for services to Music 1980; Bronze Musgrave Medal 1984. Gleaner honour awards 1987, J.A.M.I. award 1990; Order of Distinction from the Government of Jamaica for Contribution to Music 1992. Denomination: Anglican. Interests: Reading, Fine Arts, Horticulture, Sports. Motto: Service and justice to all mankind. Club: Spanish Town Ys Men. Address: (business) 22 King Street, Spanish Town. Tel. 984-2365.
BELCHER, Michael John, J.P.; Fellow of the British Institute of Directors; Member of Nautical Institute; Master Mariner; Business Executive; Divisional Director, Transportation, Grace Kennedy & Co; Managing Director, Kingston Terminal Operators Ltd. since 1984; Chairman - Tranquility Estate Ltd., Herbess Ltd., Security Administrators Ltd., Caribbean Freight Forwarders Ltd., Customs Brokers Ltd., Universal Freight Handlers Ltd.; Director - Harbour Cold Stores Ltd., Western Storage, Port Computer Services Ltd., Port Services Ltd. Organizations: President, Shipping Association of Jamaica; Director, International Cargo Handling Association; Member, Marine Board. Born: London, England, October 18, 1933, son of John Belcher, Actuary, and the late Beatrice M. Belcher. Educated: British Secondary and Grammar Schools, King Edward VII Nautical College, University of Wales - Institute of Science and Technology and London University. Career: Sea-faring 1950-63; General Manager, Port Services Ltd. 1963-67, Managing Director 1967-71, General Manager, Kingston Wharves Ltd. 1971-76, Managing Director 1976-80. General Manager, Kingston Terminal Operators Ltd. 1978-84, Managing Director since 1984. Award Recipient of the first Personality of the Year Award from the Shipping Association of Jamaica, for contribution to the development of the Shipping Industry in Jamaica. Denomination: Church of England. Married: Stephanie Jennifer Newland, December 22, 1979; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Flying, Golf, Squash, Music, Theatre, Shooting, Swimming, Sailing. Motto: Live and let live. Clubs: Jamaica Constant Spring Golf, Royal Jamaica Yacht. Address: (business) Kingston Terminal Operators Ltd., P.O. Box 132, Kingston 15; (residence) P.O. Box 2057, Kingston 8.
BELL, Anthony James: Company Director; Managing Director, J. Wray & Nephew Ltd. since 1989. Organisations: Director, J. Wray & Nephew Ltd.; West Indies Glass Company Ltd.; Plastic Containers; Spirits Pool Association, JAMPRO, Jamaica Export Trading Company; Quantum Communications Intl Ltd.; Council Member, Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica; Chairman, PSOJ Membership Committee. Born: St. Andrew, August 12, 1950; son of the late David Alexander Bell and Rose I. Bell (Retired). Educated: Jamaica College; South West London College. Career: 1968-75 Accountant, Peat Marwick Mitchell; 1975-77 General Manager, West Indies Leasing Co. Ltd.; 1977-78 Senior Accountant, Soberman Isenbaum & Columby (Canada); 1978-81 Group Financial Controller, Mundet Industries Inc. (Canada); Since 1982 Managing Director, J. Wray & Nephew Ltd. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Jean Irvine, September 1, 1972, 2 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Skeet Shooting, Boating. Clubs: Liguanea, Jamaica Skeet. Motto: Work hard and play hard. Address: (Business) J. Wray & Nephew Ltd., 234 Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11;
Tel. 923-5168; (Residence) 43 Graham Heights, Kingston 8.
BEMAN, John Christopher, F.C.C.A, F.C.A., M.I.M.C.J., Management Consultant. Partner, KPMG Peat Marwick & Partners since July 1990. Organization: Member of the Jamaica Computer Society. Born: London, England, June 22, 1952, son of Roy Edward Beman, retired Photo-Engraver and Dallas Anne Beman, retired Radiographer. Educated: Colfes Grammar School, London; Bromley College of Technology. Career: Various accounting positions at Debenhams Ltd. 1970-77; Systems Accountant, Carreras Rothmans Ltd. 1977-79; Marketing Assistant to General Manager, Management Control Systems Ltd. 1979-80; Professional Service Manager ICL (Western Caribbean) 1980-83; KPMG Peat Marwick & Partners 1983-present (Manager 1983-86, Principal 1986-90.) Denomination: Anglican. Married: Donna Angela Brandt, March 16, 1980; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Squash, Reading. Clubs: Jamaica, Liguanea, Kiwanis Club of Kingston. Address: (business) 6 Duke Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-6640. (residence) 21 Durham Avenue, Kingston 6. Tel: 927-6410.
BENJAMIN, Addison A., A.C.C.A., Accountant/Financial Controller; Group Financial Manager, Estac Industrial Agencies Ltd. since October 1994. Born: Brandon Hill, Clarendon; son of Albert Benjamin, Store Owner, and Pearl Benjamin, Housewife. Educated: Jamaica College, Excelsior High School; College of Arts, Science and Technology. Career: Auditor 1971-72; Accountant 1972-74; Loan Officer 1974-75; Financial Manager 1976-80; Service Station Owner 1980-82; Financial Controller, Soft Sheen Products 1990-94. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Donnadene Hemming, November 5, 1977, 1 daughter. Interests: Domino, Badmington, Cricket. Club: Lions Club. Address: (business) 22 Melmac Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 968-2684/7; (residence) 5 Shortwood Drive, Kingston 8.
BENJAMIN, Dr. Bernard Samuel, M.B., B.S. (London); Medical Practitioner since 1962. S.A.H. (Com. of Dominica); Chairman La Morne Ltd., Berben Holdings Ltd., La Morne Mortgage & Trust Ltd., Director First Jamaica Title Insurance Co. Ltd. Organizations: 1st & 2nd Vice President Lions Club of Kingston; Chairman Health and Welfare Committee responsible for the establishment of the Heart Foundation of Jamaica; Jamaica Developers Association 1; Member Pan American Health Organization; Association of General Practitioners; Graham Society; Patron Jamaica Operatic Society; Chairman Dominica Disaster Relief Committee; Jamaica Chamber of Commerce; American Chamber of Commerce; Sponsor Happy Grove Basic School. Born: Dominica, West Indies, March 20, 1934; son of the late Simeon Benjamin, Importer & Exporter, and Cecilia Laville-Benjamin. Educated: Dominica Grammar School, University of the West Indies. Career: Member of Staff University Hospital of the West Indies 1961-66; Medical Partnership with Dr. Harry Vyse - Nuttall Medical Centre; Visiting Physician Medical Associates Hospital; Nuttall Hospital; St. Josephs Hospital from 1970. Awards: Sisserou Award of Honour, Medal of Honour (Commonwealth of Dominica) 1983; Outstanding Graduate Award U.W.I. 1976; Inducted to Past Student Honour Roll, Dominica Grammar School 1993. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Andrea Bickhoff, March 12, 1988; 2 sons (by previous marriage), 1 daughter. Interests: Horse-back Riding, Polo, Music, Horse Breeding, Gardening, Golf. Motto: Work hard Play Hard. Clubs: Liguanea, Royal, Jamaica Yacht, Kingston Polo. Address: (business) Duke Street Medical Centre, 57 East Queen Street, Kingston; Tel. 922-3229/2344; Nuttall Medical Centre, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-7335; (residence) 4 Delisser Avenue, Norbrook Mount, Kingston 8; Tel. 924-2292.
BENNETT, Douglas James Alister, A.C.I.I., F.B.I.M.; Chartered Insurer, Business Executive, Consultant and Lecturer, Vice President, Island Life Insurance Company Ltd. since 1988. Chairman Island Life Merchant Bank Ltd., Qualtech Metal Products Ltd. Organizations: Past President Insurance Institute of Trinidad and Tobago, Insurance Institute of Jamaica, Life Insurance Companies Association of Jamaica. Member - Insurance Expert Committee of Government of Jamaica 1977. Chairman Jamaica Musical Theatre Company since 1981 and Founder of Jamaica Junior Theatre. Born: Edinburgh, Scotland, July 23, 1929 son of the late John Edwin Bennett, retired Businessman, and Margaret Burnside-Bennett. Educated: George Watsons College (Edinburgh). Career: Bank of Scotland 1946-47; Royal Air Force (National Service) 1947-49; Standard Life-Valuation and Actuarial Depts. (Edinburgh) 1949-54; Accountant for Trinidad 1954-64; Secretary for Jamaica 1964-68; Manager, Jamaica 1968-71; Deputy General Manager, Mutual Life 1971-73; General Manager 1973-76; President 1976-81 (retired). General Manager Jamaica Operations, The Caribbean Home Ins. Co. Ltd. 1985-1988. Awards: Bronze Musgrave Medal 1995 in the Field of Music and for contribution to Theatre in Jamaica; Festival gold Medalist. Denomination: Presbyterian. Married: Christina Eadie, February 5, 1955; 1 son 3 daughters. Interests: Music - (gained F.T.C.L. and L.R.S.M. Diplomas in solo singing; Recitalist - Jamaica and abroad); Tennis, Squash, Golf, Badminton. (Badminton Champion Trinidad and Tobago 1954-64, Badminton champion - Jamaica, and National Representative Commonwealth Games 1966, Thomas Cup, 1967). Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 6 St. Lucia Ave.,Kingston 5;
BENNETT, Enid Maude, M.P.Deputy Leader J.L.P. since 1978. Born: Linstead, St. Catherine, daughter of the late James Bennett and Margaret Gordon. Educated: Linstead Primary School, St. Helens Commercial School (Linstead). Career: Secretary, Parish Councillor- St. Catherine Parish Council, Member of Parliament 1967 to date, Minister of State- Ministry of Local Government 1980-84, Minister of State, Ministry of Social Security 1984-1989, Deputy Leader Jamaica Labour Party 1978 to date. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Interest: Reading. Address: (residence) Begonia Lodge, Linstead P.O. 14.
BENNETT, Hazel Eloise, Ph.D., M.Sc., M.A., F.L.A.; Librarian. Organizations: Member Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO, National Council on Libraries, Archives and Infro-Systems Publishing Committee, Jamaica Library Association. Born: Portland, Jamaica, January 1924; daughter of Mortimer S. Gray, Planter and Catherine Gray (nee Lecky), Housewife (both decd). Educated: Bloomfield Primary School; Shortwood College; Southern Connecticut College; University of Chicago; University of Loughborough. Career: Teacher; Deputy Director, Jamaica Library Service
1957-67; Librarian/Documentalist, U.W.I. School of Education 1967-71; Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, U.W.I. 1971-88. Awards: Institute of Jamaica Centenary Medal; Shortwood College Distinguished Service Award. Publication: History of Libraries in Jamaica. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Wycliffe Bennett, September 14, 1957; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Performing Arts, Gardening. Address: (residence) 7 Earls Court,
Kingston 8; Tel.925-8246.
BENNETT, Patrick Sebastian, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., I.S.A.I.T.; Business Executive; Director Jamaica Institute of Management since July 1986. Born: Malvern, St. Elizabeth, January 19, 1935, son of Joseph N. Bennett, Agriculturalist, and Alice R. Bennett Housewife (both decd.). Educated: Bethlehem Practising School, Jamaica School of Agriculture, University of New Brunswick (Canada), Michigan State University, University of Maryland (U.S.A.). Career: Agricultural Extension Officer 1957-58; Assistant Farm Manager, Ministry of Agriculture 1958-60; Agriculture Teacher, Watermount All Age School 1960-65; Administrative Officer, Ministry of Agriculture 1968-69; Education Officer 1969-75; Senior Education Officer, Ministry of Education 1976-80; Principal, Jamaica School of Agriculture 1980-82; Deputy Director, Jamaica Industrial Development Corporation 1982-84. Award: 4-H Club Silver Medal for Outstanding Leadership 1964. Denomination: Moravian. Married: Myrtle Cotilda Saunders, February 6, 1960; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Lawn tennis, Reading, Address: (business) 15 Hillcrest Avenue, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-6454; (residence) Watermount, St. Catherine.
BENNETT, William Constantine, J.P.; Public Relations Practitioner. Distributor for Desnoes and Geddes, Morant Bay Beverage Ltd since 1988; Operator of Hotel Whispering Bamboo Cove. Organizations: District Governor 60B (Caribbean) Lions Club International; President, Friends of the Princess Margaret Hospital Association; Chairman - Paul Bogle Vocational Training Institute Trust; St. Thomas Technical High School; Bath Foundation; St. Thomas Parish Library Committee; Morant Bay Community Council; Member Board of Morant Bay High School; J.A.M.A.L. Regional Advisory Committee; Jamaica Festival Commission; St. Thomas 4-H Advisory Council. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, August 27, 1930, son of Lucius E. Bennett, Foreman - Jamaica Public Service Co. Ltd., and Clarice I. Smellie, Nurse (both decd). Educated: St. Annes School; St. Georges College; College of Arts, Science and Technology (Part-Time). Career: Jamaica Railway Corporation 4 years; Wharfinger Kingston Wharves Ltd. 5 years; Industrial Engineer, Spanish Town Manufacturing 6 years; Welfare Officer, Ministry of Youth and Community Development (covering all Youth Camps) - 3 years; Health Education Officer, Ministry of Health, attached to National Family Planning Board for St. Thomas - 4 years; Joined Goodyear Jamaica Ltd. 1972 in charge of Production Control; 1974 Quality Control Manager; 1979 Manager of Employee and Community Relations; 1983-86 Public Relations Manager. Awards: Silver Plaque from Goodyear Sports Club for outstanding contribution 1974, Certificate of Achievement for outstanding contribution to the Community from - the Jaycees of Jamaica; Kiwanis International; Goodyear Jamaica Spirit Award for outstanding performance on the job and in the community 1977; Goodyear Western Hemisphere Spirit Award (comprising Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Peru, Colombia, Brazil-Americana, Brazil, Sao Paulo, Argentina, Chile) 1977; Mervin Jones Fellow by Lions International 1987; Lion of the year for the Caribbean 1990-91. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Marcia M. Smith; 4 sons, 4 daughters. Interests: Gardening, Cricket, Football, Table tennis. Clubs: Lions of St. Andrew, Lucas Cricket; St. Georges Old Boys. Address: (business) 70 Lyssons Road, Box 2, Lyssons P.O., Morant Bay; (residence) 94 Crystal Drive, Retreat, P.O. Box 2, Lyssons P.O., Morant Bay, St. Thomas.
BENNETT, Wycliffe, Samuel, C.D.; M.F.A., B.A., L.R.A.M., A.D.B.; Company Executive. Producer/Director (Theatre, Radio, Film, Television). Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Creative Production and Training Centre since May 1990. Organizations: Vice Chairman, Ward Theatre Foundation; Member, Little Theatre Movement Management Committee; Pioneer Organiser, National Arts Festival Movement since 1943. Born: Colon, Panama, May 19, 1922; son of Hubert Elijah Bennett, Minister of Religion and Muriel Elister (nee Williams), Minister of Religion (Salvation Army), (both decd). Educated: Central Branch School; Normal College; Yale University, Columbia University. Career: Since 1943: Civil Servant with Ministries of Finance, Education, Welfare & Culture; General Manager, Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation 1968-71 & 1976-81; Chairman/Director General, Carifesta (2nd Caribbean Festival of Arts) 1974-76; Fellowships: Freedom House, Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, Ford Foundation, Institute of Social & Economic Research (U.W.I.); Scholarships: British Council, Government of Jamaica National Scholarship (Culture). Awards: Commander, Order of Distinction 1977; Silver Musgrave Medal 1976; Centenary Medal, Institute of Jamaica; Citations from Caribbean Broadcasting Union 1990; Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (Inaugural Roll of Honour) 1994. Publications: Sundry articles in Life & Letters; Americas; Yale Daily News; Jamaica Journal; Pepperpot; Caribbean Quarterly; Encyclopoedia of Post Colonial Literatures, etc. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Hazel Eloise Gray, September 14, 1957; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Theatre, Music, Walking, Swimming. Clubs: Liguanea; Elizabethan Club of Yale, New Haven; Yale Club of New York. Address: (business) Creative Production & Training Centre Ltd., 37 Arnold Road, KIngston 5; Tel. 967-4497; (residence) 7 Earls Court, Kingston 8;
BENNETT-COVERLEY, Hon. Louise Simone, O.J., M.B.E., Dip. R.A.D.A., D. Lit. (Hon.); Folklorist, Writer, Artiste. Organizations: Chairman Folklore Committee, Arts Development Council, Member Management Committee- Little Theatre Movement, Patron National Dance Company. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, September 7, 1919, daughter of Augustus Cornelius Bennett, Businessman, and Kerene Robinson-Bennett (both decd). Educated: Ebenezer and Calabar Elementary Schools, St. Simons College, Excelsior College, Friends College (Highgate). Career: Attached to B.B.C. as resident artiste- Caribbean Carnival 1945-46 and 1950-53, Drama Officer Jamaica Social Welfare Commission 1956-59, Director J.S.W.C. 1959-63. Appeared in leading humorous roles in several Jamaican Pantomimes. Lectures/demonstrations and performances at Caribbean Universities, North America and in Europe. Source person Jamaican Folklore. Awards: Silver and Gold Musgrave Medals 1964 and 1979. Norman Manley Award for Excellence (Folklore and Art) 1972, Institute Centennial Medal. British Council Scholarship, 1945, to Royal Academy (London). Publications: Humorous verses in Jamaica Dialect 1942, Jamaican Verses and Folk Stories, Laugh with Louise 1962, Jamaica Labrish 1966, Anancy and Miss Lou 1979. Records: Jamaica Folksongs Folkways 1953, Jamaica Singing Games 1953, Miss Lous Views 1967, Listen to Louise 1968, Carifesta Ring Ding 1976. The Honorable Miss Lou 1981, Miss Lou Live London 1983, Yes Me Dear Island Records. Denomination: Presbyterian. Married: Eric Winston Coverley, May 30, 1954; 1 son and several adopted children. Interests: Theatre, Movies, Auction sales. Address: Enfield House, Gordon Town P.O. St. Andrew.
BENT, Dorritt Annette, Retired Social Worker. Volunteer, Church and Community since 1984. Elder of the United Church. Secretary/Treasurer of the Spalding Community Development Foundation; (MIDA); Organisations: Member - Jamaica Musical Theatre Co.; Knox Community College Board; Secretary, Friends of Percy Junor Hospital; Citizens Association, Treasurer and several other Committees. Born: Carron Hall, St. Mary 23/12/23, daughter of Egbert Sanford Bent, Teacher, and Georgena Gregor Alveranga-Bent, Teacher (both decd). Educated: Half Way Tree Primary School; Merl Grove High School, School of Social Work - Toronto University. Career: Director, Y.W.C.A. (Trench Town) 1946-55; Executive Secretary, Y.W.C.A. (Kingston Branch) 1957-59; Administrative Secretary, Jamaica Society for the Blind 1959-1974; Programme Co-ordinator for Women - Caribbean Conference of Churches 1974-84. Awards: From Y.W.C.A., Jamaica Council of Churches, Church Women United. Denomination: United Church. Interests: Walking, Gardening, Reading, Embroidery, Choir, Visiting the Elderly, Counselling. Clubs: Y.W.C.A., Lions Club of Clarendon. Motto: Live and Let Live. Address: P.O. Box 13, Spalding, Clarendon. Tel: 964-2206.
BERNAL, Richard Leighton, B.Sc. (Econ), M.A. (Econ), Ph.D. (Econ): Economist/Banker/Diplomat; Ambassador of Jamaica to the United States, Permanent Representative to the OAS, High Commissioner to the Bahamas since 1991. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, November 30, 1949; son of Franklin Bernal, Management Consultant/Artist and Kathleen Bernal, Insurance Executive. Educated: Jamaica College; University of the West Indies; New School of Social Research, New York. Career: Economist, BOJ 1971-72; Economist ISER 1973-74; Admin. Officer, BOJ 1974-75; Lecturer, UWI 1979-84; Research Fellow, UWI 1984-85; Manager/Director, Admin. General Manager, Workers Bank 1987-91. Awards: Scholarship from Jamaica Government for Post Graduate Studies, Ford Foundation and Commonwealth Grants. Publications: Numerous policy studies for the Government of Jamaica, scholarly publications and editorial opinions. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Margaret Reckford in 1971, 2 sons. Interests: Squash, NFL Football, Cricket, Reading, Music (Classical, Jazz, Ethnic), Films, Fine Arts. Clubs: Liguanea. Motto: For every problem there is a solutions, find it and implement it now." Address: (Business) Embassy of Jamaica, 1520 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington D.C. 20036; Tel. (202) 452-0660; (Residence) 3103 Rolling Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20836.
BERNARD, George Wesley, L.R.C.P.I., L.M., R.C.S.I., F.R.C.O.G., F.A.C.O.G., F.I.C.S., J.P.; Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist- Victoria Jubilee Hospital since 1976, Senior Medical Officer VJH since 1990. Organizations: Chairman West Indies Section A.C.O.G. 1983-86, Member Medical Association of Jamaica, Grabham Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Jamaica; Chairman Maternal Mortality Committee and Member Peri-Natal Mortality Committee- Ministry of Health. Freemason Past Master- Lodge Semper Fidelis No. 1530 S.C.; Past President, Rotary Club of Kingston 1994/95. Born: Montego Bay, Jamaica, June 23, 1936, son of Hubert George Bernard, Pharmacist, and Ethlyn Mae Bernard, Nurse. Educated: Barracks School, Cornwall College, Wolmers Boys School, Henderson High School (now York Castle), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Royal Free Hospital (London). Career: Began Medical Career in Jamaica at Kingston Public Hospital 1965, Associate Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology University of the West Indies, Head of a Medical firm at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital. Examiner in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for the Nursing Council, Medical Council of Jamaica, M.B., B.S., and D.G.O. Examinations- (University of the West Indies). Publications: Co-author with V. Persaud Benign Epithelial Mesotheloma of the Corpus Uteri- West Indies Medical Journal (1980), Co-author with Walker Ashley and McCaw Maternal Mortality in Jamaica Lancet, March 1986. Currently investigating causes of Maternal Mortality in Jamaica. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Anne Pacitti, June 7, 1965; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Coffee farming, Tourism, Golf, Tennis, Bridge, Cricket. Clubs: Liguanea, Kingston Rotary, Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) Nuttall Medical Centre, Room 9, 6 Caledonia Avenue, P.O. Box 529, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-8074; (residence) 4 Shortridge Place, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-9786.
BERTRAM, Arnold Tennyson Levy, B.A. (Sp. Hons.); Historian, Teacher/Journalist. Minister for Special Programmes, Office of the Prime Minister; Chairman, Lillyfield Farms Limited and A.B. Associates, Director, Electronic Amusements Ltd. Born: Browns Town, St. Ann, September 9, 1944 , son of Cleveland Bertram and Pearl Bertram. Educated: Browns Town Elementary School, Calabar High School, University of the West Indies. Career: Teacher York Castle High School 1963-66, Jamaica College, Extra-Mural Department (University of the West Indies) 1969-72; National Director Youth and Community Service- Social Development Commission 1972-74, Director Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, and National Sports Limited 1974-76. Member of Parliament- North West St. Ann, Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister 1976-80, Manager National Track and Field Athletics Team 1971-72. Awards: Super Lion- Chancellor Hall University of the West Indies 1977. Religion: Christian. Married: Clair A. Tavares April 23, 1988. Children:1 son, 1 daughter (previous marriage). Interests: Reading, Music, Painting. Address: (business) Office of the Prime Minister, 2A Devon Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 927-8461; (residence) Lillyfield P.O. Box 20, Bamboo,
BERTRAM, Jean Angela Claire, B.A., M.A. (Ed.), Dip. Teacher Education; Former Teacher, Director, Priory School; Consultant to Minister of Education since 1989. Organizations: Co-ordinator- Teacher Education Programme Western Carolina University, Board member Things Jamaica Ltd, Director Movements Dance Co., Member Priory School Trust Society Ltd., Executive member Association of Colombian Caribbean and American Schools. Member Womens Federation Mamby Park Baptist Church. Born: Falmouth, Trelawny, daughter of Arnold A. Edwards, Civil Engineer, and Mavis C. Edwards, Housewife and Farmer. Educated: First Hill Primary School, Westwood High School, Shortwood Teachers College, Western Carolina University. Career: Teacher- The Priory Junior 1967-88, Principal, The Priory Junior School 1976-89. Awards: National Distinguished Principal - National Association of Elementary School Teachers and the United States of America Department of State 1986. Denomination: Baptist. Children: 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Lawn tennis, Listening to music, Gardening, Dancing. Motto: Strive for excellence.
BICKNELL, David Henry, Joint Managing Director Tank-Weld Ltd., since 1972; Director - Caribbean Castings & Engineering Ltd., Jamaica Flour Mills Ltd. Born: Jamaica, June 20,1932, son of Henry F. Bicknell, Manager- United Fruit Company, and Doris M. Bicknell, Housewife, (both decd). Educated: Haileybury School. Career: Manager Livingston, Alexander & Levy Ins. Ltd. 1952-57, Executive Director New Yarmouth Ltd. 1957-72. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Marjorie J. Henriques, 1957; 2 sons, 1 daughter Interest: Squash. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Liguanea. Address: (business) Tank-Weld Ltd., P.O. Box 213, Kingston 11. Tel. 923-8800; (residence) 28 Earls Court, Kingston 8.
BICKNELL, Paul Maurice, B.A. (Law) Hons., A.C.I.I.; Attorney-at-Law (Jamaica), Solicitor (England); Insurance Executive. Vice President, Legal Affairs and Consultant on Claims and Re-Insurance - Dyoll Group Ltd since 1992. Organisations: Director - Dyoll Insurance Company Ltd., Dyoll Life Ltd., d.b. Motors Ltd., Drax Hall Holdings Ltd., Dyoll Pimento Ltd. Born: Kingston, November 19, 1936 son of the late G.M. (Jim) Bicknell, Area Superintendent, Public Works Department, and Ruby Dorothy Phillips-Bicknell (Housewife). Educated: Manchester School, Munro College, University of Southampton. Career: Resident Manager Myrtle Bank Hotel 1962-63, Accident and Asst. Manager National Employers Mutual General Insurance Association Ltd. 1963-79; Vice-President Dyoll Insurance Co. Ltd. 1980-92. Denomination: Anglican. Interests: Music, Swimming, Photography, Reading, Video. Piano & Organ Accompanist to several Singers, Instrumentalists & Choral Groups, including the Diocesan Festival Choir and the Jamaica Musical Theatre Co.; Senior Organist at the St. Andrew Parish Church. Address: (business) c/o Dyoll Group Ltd., 40-46 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel: 926-4711; (residence) Beacon Hill, Sterling Castle, Box 7, Red Hills P.O., St. Andrew.
BINGHAM, Norman Edward, Retired Insurance Executive; Former President; First Life Insurance Company Ltd.; Director Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust Company, Jamaica Property Company, Kingston Restoration Company Ltd., St. Andrew Developers Ltd. Organizations: President Life Insurance Companies Association of Jamaica, Caribbean Alliance of YMCAs; Director National Council of YMCAs, Member of the Executive World Alliance of YMCAs. Born: Westmoreland, Jamaica, April 16, 1926, son of Lemuel Bingham, Wharfinger, and Alice N. Pengelly-Bingham (both decd). Educated: St. Alloysius Boys, Gayle Primary School, Mico Training College. Career: Teacher- Primary Schools in Westmoreland, St. Mary and Hanover as Headmaster 1947-54; Sales Representative National Life Montego Bay 1954, Senior Representative 1964, Manager 1965-82, Chairman, National Commercial Bank 1980-1982. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Isabel Josephs, April 30, 1953; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Farming (coffee), Reading. Clubs: Liguanea, Jamaica, Lions, Past Master Friendly Lodge 239 (E.C.). Address: (residence) 31 Russell Heights, Kingston 8.
BITTER, Brian Charles, A.I.I.C.; Insurance Underwriter, Managing Director Jamaica International Insurance Company since 1988. Organizations: Director - Jamaica International Insurance Co.; Grace Kennedy & Co. (Shipping) Ltd. since 1993; Grace Kennedy Travel Ltd. since 1994; Grace Kennedy & Co. Ltd. since 1995; Director, St. Patricks Foundation since 1994. Born: St. Andrew, October 5, 1955, son of George C. Bitter, Insurance Executive, and Celestia Ann Bitter, Housewife. Educated: Campion College, George Brown College (Canada). Career: Insurance Management Trainee, Sun Alliance and London 1972-74; George and Branday Insurance 1975-77; Branch Manager Miami; Production Manager New York - American International Group; 1980-83;
Claims Manager, Jamaica International Insurance Company 1983; General Manager, Jamaica International Insurance Co. 1985. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Debra Ann DaCosta, 6th January 1990, 2 daughters. Interest: Swimming. Clubs: Royal Jamaica Yacht, Jamaica Club. Address: (business) 19-21 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-3204 (residence) 1 Par Drive, Kingston 8.
BLADES, Desmond, Company Director. Chairman/Managing Director Musson (Ja.)
Ltd. since 1962. Organisations: Chairman Caribbean Milling (Ja.) Limited; Caribbean Bitumuls (Ja.) Limited; Reliable Packaging Co. Limited; Seprod Limited; Jamaica Detergents Limited; Jamaica Feeds Limited; Jamaica Grains and Cereals Limited; Industrial Sales Limited; Jamaica Household Products; Seprod Wharf & Storage; Stanley Motta Limited; General Accident Insurance Co. (Ja.) Limited; West Indies Metal Products Limited, Lannamans Holdings Limited; Caribbean Products Limited; Northcoast Milling Limited; Allied Stores Limited; United Way Jamaica; Past President, Jamaica Chamber of Commerce. Born: Barbados, November 23, 1928, son of A. Blades and Mabel Doreen Emtage-Blades (both decd). Educated: Private Tuition; Harrison College. Career: Clerk, Royal Bank of Canada 1945-49; Salesman, J. B. Leslie & Co. Ltd. (Barbados) 1949-54; Manager S. P. Musson,. Son and Co. Ltd. (Trinidad) 1954-1960; Manager S.P.
Musson Son & Co. Ltd. (Jamaica) 1961-62. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Peggy Florence Robinson, February 18, 1949; 1 daughter, 1 son. Interests: Yachting, Tennis. Club: Royal Jamaica Yacht. Address: (business) c/o Musson (Ja.) Ltd., 178 Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11. Tel. 923-8922; (residence) Northbend, Stony Hill, Jamaica.
BLADES, Peggy Florence, Voluntary Social Worker; Company Director; Director Musson (Jamaica) Ltd.; C. D. Alexander (Realty) Ltd.; Stanley Motta Ltd.; Allied Stores Ltd. Organizations: Member of The Commonwealth Trust of Jamaica; Vice President of The Womens Corona Society; Member of the Board of The Womans Club Home for Elderly People. Born: Barbados , August 7, 1928, daughter of Douglas Robinson, Sugar Planter, and Beryl Robinson nee Browne. Educated: Queens College, Barbados. Creative Work: Restored Richmond Park Great House. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Desmond Blades, February 18, 1949; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Research of West Indian History; Gardening; Landscaping; Swimming. Clubs: President, Womans Club; Member Jamaica Historical Society, Georgian Society, Royal Jamaica Yacht. Motto: To thine ownself be true. Address: (business) C/o Musson (Jamaica) Ltd., 56 1/2 Duke Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-0815-9.
BLAIR, Herro Verne, O.D., J.P., M.A. (Religion); Minister of Religion, Bishop and President of the Deliverance Evangelistic Association since 1976; Pastor Faith Deliverance Centre since 1978. Organizations: Chairman National Religious Affairs Committee, Jamaica Cultural Development Commission; Member Kingston and St. Andrew Rent Board; National Committee for Promotion of Religious Services, National Council on Drug Abuse, Vice Chairman, Project Accord. Born: Somerton, St. James, January 24, 1946, son of Rev. Mortimer Blair, Minister of Religion, and Jennieva Blair, Housewife. Educated: Somerton Primary School, Montego Bay Technical School, International Bible Institute, International College of the Cayman Islands. Career: Supervisor Montego Bay Omnibus Company 1964-65. Began Preaching Career in Jacksonville (Florida) 1965, Evangelist in Caribbean and the United States 1965-68, Founder and Pastor New Testament Church of God (Cayman Islands) 1968-76, Ordained Bishop- World Union of Churches 1983. Founder New Testament Church of God (Cayman Island )Preparatory School, First Church- 807 Garment Factory, Deliverance Centre Basic, Preparatory, and Commercial Schools, and Bible Institute; Co-Founder United Cricket Club, Umpires Association, Cayman Islands Voluntary Social Service in Grand Cayman, Deliverance Centre Grand Cayman, Founder and Speaker- Deliverance Radio and T.V. Ministry heard on Atlantic Beacon. Awards: Boy of the Year (Montego Bay) 1963; Boy of the Year (Jamaica) 1964; Kiwanis Award for Religious Committee Service 1984; Gleaner Award 1987; National Religious Award for International Broadcasting from National Religious Broadcasters, Washington D.C. 1988; Scholars Award from Pacific University 1988; National Council on Drug Abuse, Certificate of Appreciation 1991; Jamaica Assn. of Full Gospel Churches award for services rendered to the Association 1991. Denomination: Deliverance Evangelistic Association. Married: Alma Lindsay, June 15, 1968; 4 sons. Interests Boxing, Cricket, Swimming, Tennis, Dominoes. Address: (business) The Deliverance Centre,
104 Waltham Park Road, Kingston 11.
BLAIR, Ronald Agustus, O.D., J.P., Diploma in Theology, Bachelor in Theology, Master of Religious Education/Minister of Religion:
Pastor, Headquarters Church, New Testament Church of God since 1990; Chairman, Jamaica Association of Full Gospel Churches 1983-87 and again since 1991. Organisations: Chairman, Jamaica Association of Full Gospel Churches; Member Board of Directors, Love FM; Member and Past Chairman, Committee for the Promotion of National Religious Services; Member Island Executive Board, New Testament Church of God; Member Board of Governors, Bethel Bible College. Born: Somerton, St. James, August 9, 1937; son of Mortimer Blair, Minister of Religion, and Geneva Blair, Housewife. Educated: Somerton All-Age School; Bethel Bible College; International Bible Institute, U.S.A. Awards: Prime Ministers Medal of Award 1983; Order of Distinction 1987. Denomination: New Testament Church of God. Married: Evon Foster, February 3, 1965, 4 daughters. Interests: Reading, Cricket, Table Tennis, Youth. Motto: To do Gods Will and serve my fellowmen. Address: (Business) 65 Waltham Park Road, Kingston 11: Tel.923-5653; (Residence) Lot 3, Sterling Castle Heights, St. Andrew. Tel. 944-3081.
BLAKE, Col. Bernard Barrington, Military Officer, Jamaica Defence Force; Defence Adviser, United Kingdom since July 1995. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January 30, 1947, son of Veron Waldemar Blake, Civil Servant, and the late Mildred Akle Blake, Teacher and Housewife. Educated: St Georges College; Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, U.K.; Defence Force Staff College, India; School of Service Intelligence, U.K. Awards: Medals of Honour for meritorious service 1986, for general service (Grenada) 1985. Chief Publication: Threats to the security of developing Countries. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Gillian Peithein, January 31, 1970, 4 sons. Interests: Reading, Driving, Music, Swimming. Clubs: Jamaica Officers, Liguanea. Address: Jamaican High Commission,
1-2 Prince Consort Road, London, SW 7; Tel:
BLAKE, Peter N.L., J.P. Pharmacist. Manufacturer since 1966. Director British Jamaica Agencies Ltd., Organizations: Member P.S.O.J., Vice-President Jamaica Manufacturers Association. Born: Seaforth, St. Thomas, January 15, 1912, son of Alexander Blake, Pharmacist, and Anita Graham-Blake (both decd). Educated: St. Johns College. Career: Established own pharmacy (Kingston) 1937, Salesman Louis
A. Hamilton Ltd., Cecil DeCordova Ltd. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Myrtle Jean Laughton, December 26, 1942; 1 daughter. Interests: Golf, Reading, Theatre, Travel. Clubs: Constant Spring Golf, Liguanea., Kingston Rotary, Jamaica. Address:
(business) 21 Duke Street, Kingston, Tel. 922-4957; (residence) 52C Elmwood Terrace, Forest Hills, Kingston 10. Tel. 944-2284.
BLAKE, Warren Fabian, M.B., BS., F.R.C.S.; Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Kingston Public Hospital since November 1986. Chief Negotiator for Association of Government Medical Consultants. Organizations: Kingston College Old Boys Association; Past President, Junior Doctors Association; Chairman, Jamaica Sub Aqua Club; Secretary, Jamaica Rife Association. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, August 9, 1953; son of Hersley Blake, Taxi Driver and Hazel Blake, Dressmaker. Educated: Chetolah Park Primary School; Kingston College; University of the West Indies. Career: Medical Officer employed to the Government Medical Services since July 1976. Children: 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Running, Hiking, Reading, Computing, Squash, Photography, Karate, Target shooting, Scuba diving. Clubs: Jamaica Rifle, Jamaica Sub Aqua. Motto: Fortis cadere cedere non potest. Address: (business) 58 Half Way Tree Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 968-8752; (residence) 4 Pine View, Forrest Hills, Kingston 19.
BLAKE-HANNAH, Barbara Makeda, M.I.P.R., Author, Film-maker, Journalist, Public Relations Consultant; Managing Director, Jamaica Media Productions Ltd. Born: Kingston, June 5, 1941, daughter of Evon Blake, Journalist, and Veronica Stewart-Blake, Medical Clerk. Educated: Wolmers Girls School and Hampton School. Career: Public Relations, T.V. and Film in Jamaica 1958-64, England 1964-72. (First Black Journalist on British Television). 1969-72, Public Relations Officer, The Harder They Come; 1972, Jamaica Tourist Board (London); Organizer Jamaica Film Festivals 1974-77, Director
Public Relations Kingston and St. Andrew
Corporation 1978-79, Newspaper Columnist Feature Writer; Former Independent Senator. Award: U.N. Peace Medal 1974. Publications: Rastafari The New Creation 1982, Joseph A Rasta Reggae Fable 1991. Films: Race, Rhetoric, Rastafari 1982, By The Land We Live 1986, Kids Paradise 1993. Denomination: Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Married: Deen Gabriel Hanna, February, 1984; 1 son. Interests: Swimming, Computers, Enjoying the beauty of creation. Address: Jamaica Media
Productions, 36 Garden Boulevard, Kingston 6,
Tel: 977-1503, Fax: 977-0980
BOGLE, Ellen Gray, C.D.; Government Official. Permanent Secretary Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce since January 1995. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, daughter of Victor Gray Williams, retired Businessman, and Eileen Averil Rampie-Williams Educated: St. Andrew High School, University of the West Indies. Career: Director Foreign Trade Division - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with responsibility for the formulation of Jamaicas Foreign Trade policy 1978-81; High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and Guyana; Ambassador to Suriname 1982/89; High Commissioner to the U.K. and Ambassador to Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Spain and Portugal 1989-93; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce January 1994- January 1995; Denomination: Roman Catholic. Children:
1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Gardening, Reading, Music. Address: (business) c/o Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce,
36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 5.
BOLT-BONNER, Cynthia, O.D., B.A., M.Sc. Dip. Ed.; Teacher/Social Worker; Co-ordinator School Leavers Programme - Heart Trust since 1982; Head of Research Unit, H.E.A.R.T./NTA; Honorary Ambassador for Jamaica for International Literacy Year 1990, nominated by the Government of Jamaica and appointed by Fredrico Major Director General of UNESCO. Organizations: Vice-Chairman J.A.M.A.L. Board of Directors; Member Professional Business Women, National Council of Libraries and Documentation Office. Born: Boston, Mass., U.S.A., daughter of Altamont Bolt, Businessman, and Carmen Kildare-Bolt, Musician (both decd). Educated: Lincoln and Boston Universities and University of the West Indies. Career: Director of Social Service Dept. Homer G. Phillips Hospital (St. Louis, Mo., U.S.A.) 1942-45, Principal Seaforth Secondary School (St. Thomas, Jamaica) 1971-82; Vice Chairman Sub Committee on Literature (International Literacy Year). Awards: Order of Distinction from Government of Jamaica, Special Kiwanis Club Award for Invaluable Services to Kiwanis 1972, Certificate of Appreciation - Kiwanis Club (St. Thomas) 1976, Special Award for Leadership and for Services to St. Thomas and Jamaica - St. Thomas Parish Council 1977. Tribute from Board of Governors, Staff and Student Body of Seaforth Secondary School for Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Education 1977. Jaycees Citation for Contribution in the Field of Education, Institute of Jamaica Centenary Medal and Certificate for Contribution to Cultural Development in the field of Arts 1981, Certificate UNESCO Conference 1989, Harmony in the Home Certificate 1990. Silver Musgrave Medal for 1989-92 for outstanding Merit in the field of Education and Community Development. Denomination: Anglican. Married: The late Adrian Bonner, M.D., M.P., 1944; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading, Music, Gardening. Address: (business) HEART/NTA, 4 Park Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-6534. (residence) 86 Constant Spring Rd., Oakwood Apts.#507, Kingston 10.
BONNICK, Bernard Everard Lincoln, M.J.I.M.; Banker/Clergyman. Deputy Managing Director, Mutual Security Bank Limited since November 1994; Deacon, Roman Catholic Church since 1987; Chairman, Ebony Park Motor Court Limited. Organizations: Association of Roman Catholic Deacons. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, May 19, 1939, son of David Bonnick, Supervisor - Gleaner Company Ltd., and Blance Christie-Bonnick (both decd). Educated: Wolmers Boys School, Banking courses locally and abroad. Career: Barclays Bank 1955-75; Main Branch Manager, Workers Bank and Acting General Manager 1975-78; National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd., Manager, Properties Division and Trust Co. 1978-81; N.C.B. Jamaica Ltd., Chief Inspector 1981-86. N.C.B. Group Ltd., Group Chief Inspector 1986-94. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Carol Fay nee Bhoorasingh, February 10, 1968; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Motoring, Social work. Address: (business) 18 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 5; (residence) Sandy Bay, Clarendon.
BOOTHE, Dennis Lloyd, B.Sc. (Econ), M.B.A., C.P.A., F.I.C.A., Chartered Accountant/Management Consultant. President/Chief Executive Officer Corporate Restructuring Ltd since August 1991. Director Corporate Restructuring Ltd., Earlston Limited, Content Farms Ltd., Denbigh Farm Ltd., Trans-Jamaican Airlines, Kiskimo Ltd., Real Estate Board, Coffee Industry Board. Organizations: Chairman, Jamaica Commodity Trading; Board Member, Securities Commission; Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Council member Institute of Chartered Accountants; Vice-Chairman, Jamaica Society for the Blind. Born: Clarendon, September 3, 1947 son of Walter Solomon Boothe, Accountant and Berl Leonie Boothe, Housewife. Educated: Calabar High, University of the West Indies, Queens University. Career: Auditor, Price Waterhouse 1969-72; Management Consultant, Peat Marwick Mitchell 1973-74; Financial Controller, Workers Bank 1974-78; Assistant Vice-President & controller, Life of Jamaica Ltd. 1979-80; Group Treasurer, West Indies Synthetics Ltd. 1982-85; President Dyoll Merchant Bank Ltd. 1995-91. Award: Henderson medal, UWI 1969. Religion: Christian. Married: Elaine Martin, December 31, 1977, 1 son. Interests: Reading, Walking, Music. Motto: Strive for excellence. Club: Vice President Rotary Club. Address: (business) 10 Holborn Road, Suite # 2, Kingston 10; Tel:
925-2939; (residence) 3 Wagner Avenue, Kingston 8.
BOOTHE, Merdella Esmine, O.D., J.P.; Trade Unionist; Office Manager, National Workers Union since 1984. Organization: Member General Executive Council and Management Council National Workers Union. Born: Muir House, Buxton, St. Ann, October 28, 1935; daughter of Sereiah Brown, Farmer, and the late Ida Jane Brown, Housewife. Educated: Muirhouse Elementary School. Career: Office Clerk 1954-59; Organizer 1959-66 (St. Anns Bay Office N.W.U.); Manager Registration Department 1966-72, Island Co-ordinator
1973-84, Attended several industrial relations courses in the United States, Barbados, and Mexico. Awards: Order of Distinction 1985; Meritorious Award from Joint Trade Union Research Centre 1985. Denomination: New Testament Church of God. Married: Roy A. Boothe, July 7, 1961; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading, Cooking, Gardening, Social Work. Address: (business) 130 East Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-1150/4; (residence) 2 Cardigan Crescent, Kingston 20.
BOTCHEY, Philip Alexander Ortopah, M.Sc., B.Sc., F.I.Q.S., A.I.Q.S., F.R.I.C.S, M.C.I.O.B., A.G.I.S., M.R.S.H., A.C.I.Arb., M.B.I.M., AJIQS., FCIOB., Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Builder, Developer; Principal Lecturer at C.A.S.T. since 1977, Associate, Lascelles Dixon & Associates since 1984; Principal Lecturer, Head Quantity Surveying Course College of Arts Science and Technology since September 1986, Principal, Philip Botchey & Associate since March 1989; Organizations: Chairman, Kingston Chapter Institute of Building (U.K.); Council member, Jamaica Institute of Management; Council Member of Jamaican Institute of Quantity Surveyors since 1990; Secretary of Jamaican Institute of Quantity Surveyors two years; Chairman, Membership and Education Committee of the Jamaican Institute of Quantity Surveyors since 1992. Born: Suhum, Ghana, May 1, 1945; son of Paul Botchey, Produce Manager (deceased) and Comfort Botchey, Businesswoman. Educated: Aburi Presbyterian Boarding School, Mfantsipim, Cape Coast, Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University (Ghana); Aston Birmingham University (U.K.). Career: Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Public Works Department, Ghana 1970-73; Quantity Surveyor, Seconded by Government of Ghana/British Government to Widnell & Trollope 1973-75; Senior Quantity Surveyor/Regional Quantity Surveyor, Public Works Department, Ghana 1975-77; Quantity Surveyor, Oswald E. Parratt & Partners, Chartered Quantity Surveyors (Lon.) 1978-79; Expert Quantity Surveyor, Commonwealth Secretariat (CFTC) (Lon.), seconded to Jamaica Government and attached as Head of Quantity Surveying Course at the College of Arts, Science & Technology 1979-82; Senior Lecturer/Head Quantity Surveying Course, C.A.S.T.; Principal Partner, Integrated Quantity Surveyors 1982-89; Director, Gulf-Pacific Investments Ltd. 1986-89. Awards: Commonwealth Association of Surveyors and Lands Economy, Aubrey Barker Award (1977). Publications: Potential for Development, Timber Ghana.; The Incidence, and Consequences of Disruption of Building Contracts. Denomination: Methodist. Children: 2. Interests: Debating, Athletics, Football, Boxing and Reading. Club: Liguanea Address: (business) Philip Botchey & Associates, Chartered Quantity Surveyors, 8 Cargill Avenue, Kingston 10; Tel. 929-9497-9; (residence) 33 University Crescent, Kingston 6.
BOURKE, John MacMahon, J.P.; Company Director, Former, General Manager, The Citrus Company of Jamaica Ltd. Director The Citrus Company of Jamaica Ltd., The Lime Co. of Jamaica Ltd., Clarendon Feed Mills Ltd. Organizations: Chairman Citrus Growers Association Ltd. (May Pen Branch). Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, April 14, 1921, son of the late Leo MacMahon Bourke, Shipping Executive, and Beryl Y. Bourke. Educated: St. Georges College (Jamaica). Career: Marketing Officer- Government Marketing Division 1942-46, Manager Jamaica Vegetables Ltd. 1946-50. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Claire L. Doran, November 27, 1948; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading, Gardening. Clubs: Jamaica. Address: (residence) 13A Camille Drive, May Pen.
BOURKE, Leo Garfield, Consultant and Travel Agent since 1984. Marketing Consultant, Grace Kennedy Travel; N.C.M. Travel. Organizations: Jamaica Association of Transport and Travel Agents; Caribbean Association of Travel Agents; Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee; Honorary Life Member Skal Club of Kingston and Caribbean Association of Travel Agents; Skal Club of Kingston; Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Assocn. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, February 23, 1925, son of the late Leo MacMahon
Bourke and Beryl Yolande Michaels-Bourke. Educated: St. Francis School, St. Georges College. Career: Managing Director, George and Branday; Manager, (Q.V.) Lufthansa (German) Airlines, (Jamaica); Scout Master, St. Georges College 5th Kingston; President Phi Gamma Chi; Chairman, Catholic Supplies Ltd.; Director, Grace Kennedy Shipping, Rapid Sheffield; Director/Manager, Grace Kennedy Travel; President, Jamaica Association of Travel Agents and Caribbean Association of Travel Agents. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Divorced: 3 daughters. Interests: Music, Dancing, Tennis, Horticulture. Address: 15 Norbrook Road, Kingston 8.
BOVELL, Christopher David Rhys, M.A., LL.M.; Attorney-at-Law. Partner, Dunn, Cox
and Orrett since 1965. Director Grace Kennedy and Co. Ltd., CIBC Ja. Ltd., Pegasus Hotel of Jamaica, Dyoll Group Ltd., Alcoa Minerals of Ja., Fraser, Fontaine and Kong Ltd. Organizations: Member General Legal
Council, Chairman Disciplinary Committee, Jamaica Bar Assoc. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, October 7, 1938, son of the late Paul E.R. Bovell, Agriculturist, and Gloria Lindo-Bovell. Educated: St. Andrew and DeCarteret Prep. Schools, Munro College, Cambridge University. Career: Barrister-at-Law- Middle Temple (London) 1961; Barrister-at-Law in private practice 1962-64; Associate, Dunn Cox and Orrett 1964-65; Solicitor Supreme Court (Jamaica) 1964; Secretary of the Incorporated Lay Body of the Church in Jamaica in the Province of the West Indies; Government Senator 1983-89. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Maria Nanco, March 11, 1965; 2 sons, 4 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Reading, Swimming, Legal Education. Motto: Qui sis reputa. Clubs: Jamaica, Liguanea Golf. Address: (business) 48 Duke Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-1500; (residence) Apt. B2, 59A and 59B Paddington Terrace, Kingston 6.
BOWEN, Calvin Ascot, C.D.; Journalist, Assistant Editor Gleaner Company since 1981. Born: Oracabessa, St. Mary, November 10, 1915; son of Harry McMorris Bowen, Clerk, and Edith Ann Bowen, Housewife (both decd) Educated: St. Aloysius Primary School, St. Georges College. (Commonwealth Journalism Scholar, London Polytechnic) 1949-50. Career: Joined Gleaner 1933, Editor Public Opinion 1943-44, Editor Daily News 1944-45, News Editor- Gleaner 1945-49. Editor Star 1951-56, Public Relations Officer- Jamaica Tourist Board 1956-62, Industrial Reporter Gleaner 1963-81. Publication: Guide to Jamaica (1958). Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Elsie Godfrey Foster, April 6, 1948; 2 sons. Club: Jamaica Press Club. Address: (business) Editorial Department, Gleaner Company Ltd., 7 North Street, Kingston, Tel. 922-3400; (residence) Hampshire House, Rekadom Avenue, Kingston 10.
BOWEN, Norman Washington Manley, B.Sc., M.P., Engineer; Former Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Industry & Commerce; Director, National Producers & Packers. Organizations: Executive Representative, Region 1, Member PNP National & Regional Executives; Chairman, N.E. St. Ann Constituency. Born: Manchester, February 13, 1945; son of Donald W. Bowen, Engineer/Businessman, and Olive Bowen, Nurse (both decd). Educated: Bamboo Primary School; St. Anns Bay Primary school; Ferncourt High school; Jamaica College; College of Arts, Science & Technology; Institute of Technology (Mass.). Career: Field Engineer, Triton Oil (Saudi Arabia) 1966; Director, Manager, Bowen & Company 1968-82; Director, Proline Ltd. & National Producers & Packers 1982-89. Award: Reynolds Jamaica Mines Scholarship 1957. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Pauline Cousins, October 1977; 3 sons. Interest: Music. Address: (business) Ministry of Industry & Commerce, 4 Winchester Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-3130; (residence) Ocho Rios, St. Ann.
BOXER, David Wayne, J.P., C.D., A.B., M.A., Ph.D.; Artist, Art Historian. Director/Chief Curator National Gallery of Jamaica since 1975. Organizations: Director Institute of Jamaica, Jamaica School of Art, National Gallery of Jamaica, Edna Manley Foundation, Foundation for the Arts. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, March 17, 1946; son Dudley Dussard Boxer, (deceased), Accountant, and Gloria Ingle Forbes-Boxer, Accountant . Educated: Calabar High, Jamaica College, Cornell and Johns Hopkins Universities. Career: Producer/Director The Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, Lecturer, University of Maryland; Morgan State College; Asst. Professor- George Mason University. Since 1970, he has exhibited widely in Jamaica and the United States of America. Awards: Centenary Medal Institute of Jamaica; Gold Medal 1st Biennial of Caribbean and Central American Painting, Santo Domingo. Publications: Has published numerous articles on Jamaican Art. Interest: Music. Address: National Gallery of Jamaica, 12 Ocean Boulevard; Tel. 922-1563/4, 922-8540.
BOYNE, Ian Anthony, Journalist, Press Secretary/Consultant Speech writer. Speech writer/Public Relations Executive, JAMPRO since 1990;Sunday Gleaner columnist; Host of the JBC Television interview programme, Profile since 1987. Organization: Chairman of Church of God International (Jamaica) Ltd. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, March 13, 1957, son of Lionel Boyne, Merchant Tailor and Ivy
Boyne, Housewife (both decd). Educated: Pembroke Hall Secondary School; Career Institute, Illinois; University of the West Indies. Career: Feature Writer, Jamaica Daily News 1975-76; Public Relations Officer, Carifta 1976; Presenter/Interviewer for JIS Television 1976-81; Feature Writer for the Agency for Public Information (JIS) 1976-82; Religious Writer for the Jamaica Daily News and the Sunday Sun, World, 1976-81; also Correspondent and regular Feature Writer for the Inter Press Service news agency; Freelance Writer for a variety of magazines including The Jamaican and Skywritings ; Secretary/Speech writer to Ministers of Industry and Commerce 1982-89. Awards: Recipient of three national journalism awards for distinguished writing including the Honour Award for outstanding Religious Reporting. Religion: Armstrongism. Married: Sharon Guy, August 5, 1977, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Watching suspense movies, Music. Address: (business) 35 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 929-7190; (residence) 60 Cairncurran Avenue, Kingston 20.
BRADSHAW, Cecil Valentine, (Sonny), O.D.; Musician, Band Leader since 1950. Organizations: Jamaica Federation of Musicians and Artistes Union. Jamaica Federation of Musicians since 1962. Inter-American Federation of Entertainment Workers Union. Director Jamaica School of Music since 1972, Director, Jamaica Ocho Rios Jazz Festival. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, March 28, 1926, son of Edgar Bradshaw, Builder, and Gladys Broomfield-Bradshaw (decd). Educated: Central Branch School, Kingston Technical High School. Self-taught: Clarinet, Trumpet, Flugel Horn, Bass, Organ, Piano. Career: Played in various bands, Ivy Graydon, Redver Cook, Baba Motta; Band Leader Sonny Bradshaw Seven 1950, Quartet 1959. Radio and Television music series at major hotels and special shows; Producer/Promoter first Jazz concert series (Carib and Ward Theatres) 1954-57; Independence Jazz, Mento, and Pop Concert 1962, Carifesta Caribbean Song Festival 1976 (as Musical Director), Tastee and K.S.A.C. public concert series. Produced Teenage Dance Party a long-running Pop Music Radio Programme, Introduced radio station Pop Charts for records The Jamaican Hit Parade. Composed various Radio and T.V. commercials, theme music for Tourist Board film Jamaica Youll love it, musical score for L.T.M. Pantomimes Morgans Dream, Hail Columbus, and Moonshine Anancy. Also conducted orchestra. Selected and led Jamaican musicians accompanying world famous artistes Sarah Vaughn, Johnny Ray, Brook Benton. Worked with Ellington Musicians, Johnny Mathis, and The Mighty Sparrow. Toured Cuba, Canada, Los Angeles, Houston, Caribbean, and Central America; Recorded long playing albums Independence Souvenir Programme, Reggae Version, Jamaica Roots, and many singles. Star newspaper Music Critic Columnist. Served on Independence Celebrations Committee and with Ministry of Welfare on copyright and publishing of
Jamaican works and music promotion in U.S.A. and U.K. Awards: Institute of Jamaica Silver Musgrave Medal, Centenary Medal, Denomination: Anglican. Married: Myrna Hague February 11, 1995; 1 son, 1 daughter (previous marriage). Interests: Reading, Sports. Address: (business) Jamaica Federation of Musicians, 5 Balmoral Avenue, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-8029; (residence) 2 Southern Cross Drive, Kingston 17.
BRADY, Harold C. W., B.Sc. (Man.), LL.B.; Solicitor England & Wales; Member Jamaica Bar Association; Member Commonwealth Lawyers; Attorney-at-Law/Senior Partner in Law Firm Brady & Co. since 1993. Born: St. Mary, Jamaica; son of Vincent Brady, Farmer and Bernice Brady, Housewife (both deceased). Educated: Excelsior High School, University of the West Indies, Norman Manley Law School. Career: 1978 Lecturer in West Indies Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, University
of the West Indies; 1978-88 Lecturer in Commercial Law (Department of Business Studies) University of the West Indies; 1979 Associate Attorney-at-Law, Dunn Cox & Orrett; 1985 Admitted to Partnership, Dunn Cox & Orrett; 1989-90 Executive Secretary, International Democrat Union and Consultant, Hogan & Hartson, Washington Law Firm; 1991 Consultant, Nabarro Nathanson, UK Law Firm. Award: Theatre Silver Medal for Best Supporting Actor 1969. Publications/ Research Papers: Cultural Expression and the Law, Faculty of Law Library 1976; Toward Reform and Uniformity in the Law Relating to Consumer Protection, A study of Consumer Law in the Caricom Region Faculty of Law Library 1977; The Interception of United States Satellite Programme Bearing Signals in the Caribbean the Legal and Cultural Ramifications, An address to The American Bar Association and International Law Institute, November 1986. Denomination: Seventh Day Adventist. Interests: Squash, Orchids. Club: Liguanea. Address: (Business) 17 Ruthven Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 960-2754/56; (Residence) Abbey Court Apartments,
44 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10.
BRADY, Rear Admiral (RAdm) Peter Lorenzo, J.P.,C.D., Army Officer. Chief of Staff, Jamaica Defence Force since 1990. Organizations: Member Board of Management Jamaica Maritime Training Institute, Marine Board, Marine Pilots Disciplinary Committee, Marine Pilots Examining Body. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January 2, 1945, son of Herbert Brady, Chief Steward (Maritime) and May Brady, Housewife (both decd). Educated: St Marys College; Royal Canadian School of Infantry; HMCS Stadacona (Canadian Navy Fleet School); Canadian Force Staff School; Royal Navy Staff College. Career: Commanding Officer HMJ Ships 1970-77; Second-in-Command, Support and Services Battalion 1977-78; Commanding Officer, Jamaica Coast Guard 1978-88; Marine Consultant (Port Authority) 1988-89; Colonel General Staff JDF 1989-90. Awards: Commander of Distinction 1991; A.D.C. to H.M. The Queen 1991; Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.) 1994; Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Carolyn Theresa Chung, January 15, 1967; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Boating, Cricket, Football. Clubs: Jamaica Officers, Jamaica, Liguanea. Address: Headquarters, Jamaica Defence Force, Up Park Camp, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-8121 Ext. 2000.
BRAND, Hugh Roy Leigh, Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) Jamaica, Chartered Engineer (C.Eng), U.K. Consulting Engineer and Director Brandwell Limited. Consulting Engineers since 1970. Former Chairman, Building & Engineering Construction Sector Metrication Board, Former Deputy Chairman Metrication Board. Born: St Andrew, Jamaica, July 14, 1924, son of Emile Theodore Brand and Irene Agatha Brand (both decd). Educated: Faraday House, London University. Career: Chief Electrical Engineer, Ewbank & Partners, London and Kingston 1961-69; Director Brandwell Ltd. 1970; Chairman Professional Engineering Board 1987-89. Publications: Altering Current Motor control and protection, Journal of the institution of Engineers, Jamaica 1974; Design and Construction Manual for a 7 metreTVRO Terminal, paper presented to meeting of I.E.E.E., November 1983, other papers presented to the institution in November 1967, January 1975; Numerous papers on metrication in the Masterbuilder Magazine January 1979 to December 1980. Awards: I.E.E.E. Centenary Medal 1984. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Villa Tait, January 1, 1949, 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Amateur radio operating, Astronomy, Computers. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) Curphey Place, South Avenue, Swallowfield, Kingston 5. Tel: 926-2444; (residence) 28 York Castle Avenue, Kingston 6.
BRANDT, Audley Keith, Business Executive, Formerly of Western Storage Limited. Director Jamaica Cooling Store Ltd., Computer Processing Ltd., NAJAM Associates Ltd. Member Board of Governors- Institute of Management and Production. Organizations: Cold Storage Association of Jamaica. Certified Member, International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses, and The Refrigeration Research Foundation (U.S.A.). Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, July 15, 1927 son of Emile Theodore Brandt, Photo Engraver, (introduced profession to Jamaica at the
Gleaner Co.), and Irene Gaynair-Brandt. Educated: St. Aloysius Boys School, Bristol Vocational Institute (England), Oklahoma University. Career: Royal Air Force signals section (England) 1944-48, Commonwealth Development Corporation (Jamaica and Eastern Caribbean) 1950-65. Joined Western Storage Ltd. 1966, General Manager 1969. Award: Federation International Football Association (F.I.F.A.) Badge and Pin 1972. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Hermine I. Mitchell, July 7, 1956; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Sports in general. (Jamaica International Football Referee), Member Jamaica Football Federation, Kingston and St. Andrew Football Association, Jamaica Football Referees Association (President 1974-76), Member J.F.F. Referees Commission. Clubs: Royal Air Forces Association (Life Member), St. Andrew Rotary (President) 1980-81, Melbourne Cricket. Address: (business) 5 Third Street, Newport West, P.O. Box 77, Kingston 15. Tel. 923-9525; (residence) 31 Aries Avenue, Smoky Vale, P.O. Box 432, Constant Spring P.O., Kingston 8; Tel. 924-4334.
BREAKENRIDGE, Norma Angela, M.Sc., B.Sc.: Chartered Valuation Surveyor: Managing Director, C. D. Alexander Company Realty Limited since March 1995. Organisations: Board Member, C. D.Alexander Company Realty Limited; Real Estate; Ethics and Developers Sub-Committees of the Real Estate. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, October 10, 1954; daughter of George Breakenridge, Businessman (deceased) and Inez Breakenridge Teacher/Housewife. Educated: Immaculate Conception High School; Excelsior High School; North East London Polytechnic, now East London University; Lincoln University. Career: Land Valuation Officer as Senior Valuation Surveyor, then Director of Rent Restriction Unit 1978-80 and 1980-84; Revenue Board as Computer Development Manager 1984-85; Peat Marwick and Partners as Consultant 1985-88; LOJ Property Management as Assistant Vice President and Director of Property Administration and Appraisals 1989-1995; Since 1995 Managing Director, C. D. Alexander Company Realty Limited. Awards: 1975 Jamaica Government Scholarship to study Land Administration in the U.K.; 1980 Commonwealth Scholarship to New Zealand to pursue Masters Programme. Publications: B.Sc. Thesis on Mobile Homes; M.Sc. Thesis on Effect of Recreational Sites on Property Values; Chartered Surveying Dissertation on the Sale of the Terra Nova Hotel, 1982 Sale dubbed the Terra Nova Deal with Memphis Caterers and National Commercial Bank. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Interests: Playing Cards, Listening to Music, Sewing and Dancing, Creative work on Computer, Writing, Travelling. Clubs: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Association of Land Economy and Valuation Surveyors, Excelsior Past Students, Immaculate Conception Alumni, St. Andrew Business and Professional Womens Club. Motto: Strive for the Stars." Address: (Business)168 Harbour Street, Kingston; Tel. 922-0160; (Residence) 132 Havendale Drive, Kingston 19.
BRICE, Hon. Donald Courtney St. John,
O.J., C.D., B.A.; Ambassador and Special Envoy in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade since January 1993; Head, Returning Residents Facilitation Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Jamaica since 1993. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, April 7, 1930; son of Silvion St. John Brice, (Employee of United Fruit Company of Jamaica Ltd.), and Mary Valerie Sanguinetti-Brice (both decd). Educated: Wolmers Boys School; University College of the West Indies; Oxford University; International Management Institute (Geneva). Career: Entered Jamaica Public Service: Collector Generals Department 1949; Administrative Assistant, Ministry of Trade and Industry 1957/62; First Secretary, Jamaican High Commission (London) 1962-64; Commercial Counsellor Jamaican High Commission (London) 1965-66; Assistant Under-Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry 1967-69; Under-Secretary in charge of Foreign Trade Division, Ministry of Trade and Industry 1970-72; Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Trade & Industry 1973/76;
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1977-80; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism 1981/83; Permanent Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister 1984-90; Director-General of the West Indian Commission Secretariat
1990-92; Chairman, Technical Working Group of the Establishment of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) 1993/95. Member of Chancellors Commission on Governance of the University of the West Indies 1993-94; Chairman, UWI Vice-Chancellors Committee on Human Resource Development in Tourism in the Region 1993-95; Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Gloria Patricia McLean,
May 1957; 1 daughter. Interests: Music, Photography, Reading, Theatre. Address: (business) 21 Dominica Drive, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-4416.
BRIDGE, Cyril Stanley, B.Sc., Dip in Management, Dip. Env. Studies; Chemist, Group Factory Manager since 1981, Consultant to Administrator U.N.D.P. Chairman Beach
Control Authority, Watershed Protection Committee, Natural Resource Conservation Dept. Organisations: Member American Management Association, Interim Board of Science, Technology and Environment. Born: Clarendon, Jamaica, November 5, 1937, son of Charles S. Bridge, Farmer, and Curdell I.
Bridge, Housewife. Educated: Jamaica School of Agriculture, University of the West Indies, State University of Ghent (Belgium). Career: Lecturer and Sportsmaster Jamaica School of Agriculture 1966-68, Quality Control Chemist, Production Manager and Plant Manager Sterling Drug International Ltd. 1968-78, Plant Manager Alkali Group of Companies 1978-81. Awards: Clarendon Vocational Scholarship, Shell Company Scholarship. Publications: Effect of the Selective Herbicides 2, 4-D and 2, 4, 5-T, Evaluation of Emerald Isle Leather-works - Montserrat. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Joyce E. Jones, October 3, 1970; 1 daughter. Interests: Tennis, Fishing, Gardening. Clubs: Rotary of Kingston, Liguanea, Constant Spring Golf, Jamaica. Address: (business) Federated Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., 1 Bell Road, Kingston 11, Tel. 92-37236-8; (residence) 1 Purley Close, Kingston 8.
BRIDGE, Tony, O.B.E., J.P.; Businessman. Chairman and Managing Director Novelty Trading Company Ltd. since 1946. Organizations: Member International
Olympic Committee; Life Member National
Rifle Association (U.S.A.), National Small
Bore Rifle Association (U.K.), National Geographic Society (U.S.A.), Royal Life
Saving Society (U.K.), West India Committee (U.K.), Charter Member Rotary Club of Kingston. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, February 4, 1921, son of Roy Bridge, (Superintendent of Telecommunications- Jamaica), and Gwendolyn Morais-Bridge (both decd). Educated: Wolmers Boys School. Career: Civil Servant- Collector General and Audit Depts. 1939-46. Vice-President Jamaica Boxing Board of Control 1947-62. President Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association 1954-62, Jamaica Olympic Association 1958-77; Vice-President Jamaica Rifle Association 1960-62, First Vocal of the Pan-American Sports Organization 1971-75, Vice-Chairman Commonwealth Games Federation 1974-82. Awards: First and only Jamaican elected to International Olympic Committee 1973, Prime Ministers medal 1982. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Gloria
Brice, July 7, 1967; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Target shooting; Collecting firearms, coins, medals, stamps, crystal, sculpture, paintings. Clubs: Kingston Rotary, Kingston Cricket, Jamaica Rifle Association, Jamaica Skeet. Address: (business) 53 Hanover Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-4100 (residence) 41 Wellington Drive, Kingston 6. Tel: 927-7433.
BRODERICK, Percival Alwyn, B.Sc., D.D.S; Dental Surgeon. Chairman/Director Farms (Consolidated) Ltd., High Mountain Coffee Enterprise Ltd; Director Morgans Valley Estate Ltd. Born: St. Andrew, April 23, 1937 son of Percival Alwyn Broderick (Snr.), Farmer and Margaret Jane Lawrence-Broderick (both decd). Educated: Calabar High School, Howard University. Career: Member Central Executive, Jamaica Labour Party, Deputy Secretary Jamaica Labour Party 1972-73; General Secretary Jamaica Labour Party 1973-74; Deputy Chairman Jamaica Labour Party 1974-78; Deputy Leader Jamaica Labour Party 1979 -89, Member of Parliament North Central Clarendon 1972-89; Leader of Opposition Business 1977-80; Chairman Campaign Department, Jamaica Labour Party 1980; Member Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (C.P.A.), Executive, Jamaican Branch since 1972; Minister of Agriculture 1980-89. Coopted Member, Standing Committee, Jamaica Labour Party 1992-93; Senator and Opposition Spokesman, Industry, Tourism and Commerce 1993; General Secretary, Jamaica Labour Party 1993. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Beverley Maria Stuart, December 23, 1971; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Dancing, Reading. Address: (business) 18 West Avenue, P.O. Box 1334, Kingston 8. Tel: 924-0587; (residence) c/o P.O. Box 1334, Kingston 8.
BROMFIELD, Edwin Emanuel; D.D.S., Dip. College of Radiographers. Dental Surgeon. Major Jamaica Defence Force since 1990 . Dental Officer Jamaica Defence Force since 1986. Director, Dental Practitioners Ltd. Organizations: Member Jamaica Dental Association, Society of Radiographers (Jamaica); Volunteer, First Missionary Church Outreach Dental Clinic. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, March 28, 1951; son of Beresford Bromfield, Retired Clerk and Ena Bromfield, Housewife. Educated: Excelsior High School; School of Radiation, U.H.W.I.; University of Adelaide, Australia. Career: Radiographer, Savanna-La-Mar & Kingston Public Hospitals 1973-79; Dentist, Ministry of Health, Dental Auxilary School 1984-86; Volunteer Dentist, Boulevard Baptist Church for 3 years. Denomination: Missionary Church Association. Married: Paulette Gordon, April 3, 1976; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Spending time with his children, Reading, Walking. Address: (business) 5 Tangerine Place, Kingston 10; Tel. 929-7185.
BROOKS, Hope Hyacinth, D.A., M.F.A; Painter/Director/Dean. Dean of Visual Arts, Edna Manley School for the Visual Arts since 1992. Organisations: Member, Things Jamaica Board of Directors; Maryland Institute College of Art Alumni Council; National Gallery Board; Executive Secretary, A.F.E.M.S.V.A. Born: Kingston, Jamaica June 22, 1944; daughter of the late Cecil George Brooks, Engineer, and Gwendolyn Rogers-Brooks. Educated: Wolmers Girls School; Edinburgh College of Art; University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad; Maryland Institute College of Art. Career: Joined the Staff of Jamaica School of Art as part-time tutor in Painting Department 1967; appointed full-time tutor in Painting Department 1968; took up duties to teach the First Year Foundation Studies Course in 2D Design, with responsibilities to develop the Foundation Studies Programme for the first year of studies 1969; Head of the Foundation Studies Department 1971-77; Director of Studies 1977; Acting Director 1980-82; Director of Edna Manley School for the Visual Arts 1983-92. Group Exhibitions: Joint exhibition U.S.I.S. Gallery 1969; Contemporary Jamaica Art, Casa de las Americas Museum, Cuba 1974; Caribbean and Afro-American Female Artists, New York 1975; Contemporary Art of the Caribbean, Organization of American States Washington 1975; Thirty Jamaican Artists Mexico 1975; Exhibition of Work from Latin America and the Caribbean-Point Counterpoint 11 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 1980; Carifesta representing Jamaica in Barbados 1981; Jamaican Art
1940-80; Travelling Exhibition of S.I.T.E.S., USA 1983; Male & Female Created He Them at National Gallery of Jamaica; at the Eubie Blake Cultural Centre, Baltimore, U.S.A. 1983; Annual National Exhibition, National Gallery of Jamaica 1986-91 and others in France, Venezuela etc. One-Person Art Exhibitions: Masterpieces from the National Collection 1986; Jamaica Art, an overview with a focus on fifty artists and Sky Writings, Air Jamaicas Inflight Magazine 1990. Awards: Centenary Medal, Institute of Jamaica 1980; Rotary International Fellowship 1981; Festival Gold Medal 1982; O.A.S. Fellowship 1983. Denomination: Methodist. Children:
2 adopted daughters. Interests: Art, Art Collecting, Plants, Nature, Reading, Listening to Music, Swimming. Address: (business) Edna Manley School for the Visual Arts, 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-8625; (residence) 32 Kings Gate, Kingston 6.
BROOMHEAD, Peter L., 1961 of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple Barrister-at-Law; 1971 called to the Jamaican Bar Attorney-at-Law; Partner, Nation & Co. since 1976. Born: Prestwich, Lancashire, U.K., May 2, 1934; son of the late Lionel Broomhead, Hotelier and Margaret Broomhead, Civil Servant. Educated: The Manchester Grammar School. Career: 1952-54 With the Royal Air Force; 1954-58 Colonial Police Kenya, East Africa; 1958-61 Inns of Court Law School; 1961-65 Manager, Bank of West Africa, Nigeria; 1965-71 Manager, Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co., Montego Bay; 1971-present Private Legal Practice. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Margaret Harrap, December 8, 1956; 2 sons. Interests: Music, Reading, Golf. Clubs: England - Naval & Military Jamaica, Montego Bay Yacht; Half Moon Rose Hall Golf. Motto: Keep it simple. Address: (Business) 4 East Street, Montego Bay; Tel. 952-2141; (Residence) Beach House, Reading, St.James.
BROWN, Adolph Roderick Anthony, O.D., J.P.; Managing Director, Steel Craft Ltd. since 1970; Chairman, Soludar Caribbean Ltd.; Adolph R. Brown Ltd.; S.B.A.J. Fellowship Hall Development Co. Ltd. Organizations: Director, National Development Foundation; Life member, Lay Magistrate Association of Jamaica; Trustee, Small Businesses Association of Jamaica. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, May 24, 1940; son of Cecil P. Brown, Banker & Lillian Levy-Brown (both decd). Educated: Vauxhall School, Crandall High School, Kingston Technical High School. Career: Office Machine Technician, T. Geddes Grant 1959-67; Sales Manager, Equipment Division 1967-73; Director, Scientific Research Council 1981-82; Jamaica Industrial Development Corp., Small Industries Finance Co., Jamaica Development Bank, National Development Bank 1981-85; Industrial
Building Properties, Trade Board Ltd., Jamaica National Investment Promotions Ltd. 1983-85.. Award: Special Award (Gleaner Honour Awards) for work in small businesses and National Development Foundation, 1981. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Kay Brady, July 26, 1971; 3 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Swimming, Table Tennis, Social Work. Motto: Never be afraid of the unknown. Club: Rotary. Address: (business) 123 1/2 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 8, Tel. 925-2157; (residence) 22 Graham Heights, Kingston 8.
BROWN, Barrington Philip, B.Sc. Civil Engineering, Consulting Engineers. Managing Director Barry Brown Ltd. since 1985. Director, Barry Brown Ltd., Ashley & Associates Ltd., G & B. Construction Ltd. Organizations: Member, Jamaica Institution of Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Concrete Institute. Born: Coleyville, Manchester, December 27, 1949; son of Eglin Brown, Farmer and Evelyn Brown, Housewife (both decd). Educated: Kingston Technical High School; University of the West Indies. Career: Engineer, AdeB Consultants Ltd. 1973; Resident Engineer, Ministry of Construction (Works) 1976-78; Senior Engineer, ADeB Consultants Ltd. 1978-86. Religion: Christian. Children: 1 daughter. Interests: Motor Mechanics, Motor Racing. Address: (business) 9 Musgrave Avenue, Kingston 10; Tel. 927-6229; 927-6300.
BROWN, Clarence Theodore, M.A. Econ.; Economist/Company Executive. Deputy General Manager, Jamaica National Building Society since 1985. Organizations: Director, Jamaica National Building Society; Institute of Jamaica (Publications); Independent Radio Company Ltd. (Power 106); Trafalgar Commercial Bank; Member - Building Societies Association of Jamaica, Jamaica Institute of Bankers. Born: Clarendon, November 22, 1932; son of Edwin Brown, Farmer, and Marie Brown, Housewife (both decd). Educated: Brandon Hill Primary School, Clarendon College, Howard University. Career: Economist, Department of Statistics, 1963; Economist, Bank of Jamaica, 1963-84. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Daphne Mae Bryce, July 31, 1965; 3 daughters. Interests: Badminton, Music, Gardening. Motto: There is no free lunch. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 2-4 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-1344; (residence) 1 Rougemont Close, Kingston 8.
BROWN, George Alfred; Attorney-at-Law. Referee of Titles since 1977; Member, Jamaica Bar Association. Born: Beulah Park, Claremont, St. Ann, July 17, 1926, son of David Williamson Brown, Contractor and Builder, and Esther Hibbert Dunn-Brown (both decd). Educated: Claremont Primary School, St. Simons College. Career: Deputy Clerk of
Courts 1953-54, Assistant Crown Solicitor 1954-56, Legal Officer Ministry of Housing 1956-59; Legal Officer, Kaiser Bauxite Company 1960-65, Personnel Director, Kaiser Bauxite
Company 1965-69; In-House Attorney-at-Law, Kaiser Bauxite Company and Assistant Secretary, Kaiser Jamaica Corporation and Alpart Jamaica Inc. 1969-91; Chairman, Regional Rent Board, Saint Catherine 1975-80; Member, Organizing Committee, National Housing Corporation; Member, Advisory Committee to the Minister of Housing 1972-80; Member, Board of Directors, Underground Water Authority
1987-88;Member, Board of Governors, Immaculate Conception High School 1975-92: Executive Director, 6th Caribbean Scouts Jamboree. Denomination: Anglican. Married: PhyllisMerle Motta, July 20, 1955; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Reading, Jogging, Travelling. Motto: Work hard. People who succeed are those who use every moment of their time. Address: (business) 167 Mountain View Avenue, Kingston 6. Tel. 978-2806/7; (residence) 6 Wagner Avenue, Kingston 8.
BROWN, Ian, Chartered Accountant; Director, Industrial Commercial Developments Ltd. Born: Dundee, Scotland, September 17, 1932; son of the late Alexander Brown, and Jane McKenzie Brown. Educated: Morgan Academy (Dundee, Scotland). Career: Peat Marwick Mitchell & Company Montreal, Canada 1957-58;
Ronalds Federated Montreal Canada 1959-60; Peat Marwick Mitchell & Company,
Kingston 1960-77, Partner 1964; 1978 Industrial Commerical Developments Ltd.
Denomination: Presbyterian. Married: Barbara Silvera, August 28, 1993; 1 daughter. Interests: Tennis, Golf. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) C/o 7-9 Harbour Street Tel.
BROWN, Rev. Jeffeth Romney, J.P., Dip. M.S., L.Th.; Minister of Religion. Organizations: Chairman Jamaica Baptist Union Stewardship Committee, Deputy Moderator Hanover/Westmoreland Baptist Association, Chairman Hanover Ministers Fraternity, Hanover Lay Magistrate Association. Born: Barrett Town, St. James, April 19, 1945., son of Rudolph Brown, Farmer, and Lucille Downer-Brown. Educated: Adelphi Primary School, Private Studies, U.T.C.W.I., University of the West Indies. Career: Roads and Works Officer, St. James Parish Council. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Olive Harris, December 28, 1974. 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Cricket, Football, Driving, Sight-seeing. Motto: Live and let others live. Address: (business) Lucea Baptist Church, Lucea P.O., Hanover. Tel. 956-2265; (residence) The Baptist Manse, Box 125, Lucea P.O., Hanover.
BROWN, Keith St. George, O.D., J.P., Managing Director Brown, Ray & Associates (Intl.) Ltd. since 1986. Director Sherwood Enterprises Ltd., Organizations: Senator (Life Member) Jaycees Movement, Member American Management Association, Public Relations Society of Jamaica, International Association of Business Communicators; Jamaica Institute of Management; Press Association of Jamaica. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, February 22, 1938, son of the late Edgar Brown, Salesman & Elma Morrison-Brown. Educated: Kingston Technical High School, Journalism Course, Thomson Foundation, Cardiff, Wales, Management Studies at Sterling Institute, Washington D.C., & Louis Allen Associates (California). Career: Journalist Gleaner Company 1956-66, Sports Broadcaster Radio Jamaica 1966-68, 1986 - present, (freelance) Public Relations Executive Advertising & Marketing (Ja.) Ltd. 1967-68, Public Relations Manager Alumina Partners of Jamaica 1968-86, Assisted with production of Statistical Record of 1966 Empire & Commonwealth Games. Award: U.W.I.s Van Leer Foundation for services to Early Childhood Education. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married Viviene Therese Matthews, May 23, 1960; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Golf, Cricket, Boxing, Cooking. Clubs: Manchester, Kingston, Cricket. Address: (business) 13 Caledonia Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 960-3696, Fax 960-3697; (residence) 12 Oldgate Drive, Kingston 19.
BROWN, Leroy Anthony, B.Sc., (Econ.); Human Resource Specialist. Consultant, Human Resource Development & Industrial Relations, Brown, Ray and Associates (Intl) Ltd. since 1986. Organisations: Vice-President Central American and Caribbean Boxing Board, First Vice President Jamaica Employers Federation. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, September 4, 1935, son of Edgar Ransford Brown, Storekeeper and Elma Louise Morrison-Brown. Educated: Excelsior High School, University of the West Indies and University of California, Los Angeles. Career: Assistant Secretary Ministry of Labour, Manager Personnel and Industrial Relations West Indies Pulp and Paper Group, Director Human Resources and Industrial Relations, Jamaica Public Service Company, President Caribbean Employers Confederation 1979-80, and 1980-81. Freelance Journalist, Director Personnel and Industrial Relations Racing Promotions Ltd. 1980. Awards: Winner of two Seprod Awards for outstanding sports journalism. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married Doreen Ursula Bryan, January 12, 1964; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Golf, Badminton, Boxing Boxing referee and judge, international boxing Judge (first Jamaican to acquire this distinction). Club: Constant Spring Golf. Address: (business) 13 Caledonia
Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 960-3696, Fax 960-3697; (residence) Golden Acres, P.O. Box 205, Kingston 8.
BROWN, Merlyn (Merle) Hyacinth, C.D., J.P., B.Sc. (Econ.), Civil Servant since 1951. Permanent Secretary 1981-93; presently Consultant in the Cabinet Secretariat Office of the Prime Minister. Born: Medina, Manchester, Jamaica; daughter of Ernest A. Wilson, Bee Farmer, and Alice Beatrice his wife (both decd.). Educated: Tutorial College, University of Toronto (Extension Dept.), University of the West Indies. Career: Medical Technologist, Ministry of Health 1951-54; Radiotherapist, Kingston Public Hospital 1957-66; Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Finance 1969-73; Director Classification & Pay, Ministry of the Public Service; Divisional Director, Classification, Staffing and Pay, Ministry of the Public
Service 1980-84. Awards: The Trail Blazer Award for being the first female career Civil Servant to be promoted to the rank of Permanent Secretary; Appointed Justice of the Peace for St. Andrew and Commander of the Order of Distinction (CD) for Public Service. Publication: A Survey of Salaries in the Private Sector 1970; Co-authored The Jamaican Food Stamp Programme, a case study commissioned by the World Bank. Denomination: Anglican. Married Lloyd P. Brown, July 6, 1957; 1 son, 4 daughters. Interests: Home-making, Music, Boating, Debating. Address: (business) Office of the Prime Minister, 2a Devon Road, Kingston 6; Tel. 929-9242; (residence) 5 Glendon Circle, Hope Pastures, Kingston 6.
BROWN, Noel Hugh, B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc., Ph.D.; Civil Engineer. Director Structural Engineer, Jentech Consultants Ltd., since 1973. Director Jamaica Engineer & Technical Services Ltd., Jets Metfab Ltd. Organization: Member Jamaica Institution of Engineers. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, December 25, 1941, son of Leon Hugh Brown, Retired President Jamaica Civil Service Association & Lily May Downie-Brown. Educated: Morris-Knibb Preparatory School, Jamaica College, Edinburgh, Queens Universities, Charles Innes Prize, Edinburgh, National Research Council Scholar Queens. Career: Engineer, Public Works Department 1965-67, Benghiat Associates 1972, Ffolkes Harrison & Associates 1973. Publications:The Influence of Cement Composition on the Creep of Concrete, ACI Journal, 1970; The Creep of Concrete, Cement & Concrete Research, 1975. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Enid Mae Lawrence, July 29, 1967; 2 daughters. Interests: Photography, Music. Club: Jamaica Amateur Radio Association. Address: (business) 14A Hope Road, Kingston 10; (residence) 3 Doorly Boulevard, P.O. Box 367, Kingston 6.
BROWN, Ralph Eugene, O.J., C.D., J.P.; Retired Businessman/Politician, Minister of local Government 1989/92. Consultant to the Association of Local Government Authority since 1993; Director Vanerbilt Real Estate Agency. Organizations: Past General Secretary and Vice President Peoples National Party; Chairman Kingston Technical High School Board; Past District Grand Master Independent United Order of Mechanics; Past Master Order of Ancient Shepherd. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, May 17, 1924, son of the Educated: Kingston Senior School. Career: Joined the Royal Air Force during World War II; Councillor Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (K.S.A.C) 1950-1958; Member of Parliament Federal Government of the West Indies 1958-1962; Councillor K.S.A.C. 1969, Deputy Mayor of Kingston 1973-1974; Mayor of Kingston 1974-1976; Member of Parliament Central Kingston 1976-1983; Minister of State, then Minister of Works 1978-1980; Mayor of Kingston and St Andrew 1986-89; Member of Parliament 1989-93; Minister of Local Government 1989-92 (Retired 1993); Life Member of the Association of Local Government Authorities; Life Member of the Peoples National Party; Awards: Commander of the Order of Distinction 1975; Honoured by Private Sector Organization of Jamaica and the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation 1976; Keys to the Cities of Fort Lauderdale and San Francisco, U.S.A.; Wembley Athletic Club of New York for services rendered 1975. Denomination: Anglican. Married Veronica Albertha Johnson, June 4, 1958. Interests: Sports, Music, Politics. Address: (residence) 33 Kings House Avenue, Kingston 6.
BROWN, Sherwin Oliver, B.Sc. (Eng.); Major, Jamaica National Reserve - April 1989; President, Elite Enterprises Ltd. since 1991. Member, Institute of Management and Institution of Engineers. Born: Bamboo, St. Ann, December 1, 1944, son of the late Aston W. Brown, Farmer and Reines U. Brown (nee Shand), Housewife. Educated: Dinthill Technical School; University of the West Indies. Career: Alcan Jamaica Company 1969-83: Projects Engineer 1969-74; Senior Projects Engineer 1974-76; Maintenance Manager 1976-78; Maintenance Manager, JAMTRAC Ltd. (subsidiary of Alcan) 1978-83; President 1983-87; President, Alcan-Sprostons Limited, 1987/91. Denomination: Adventist. Married: Nerissa Sammott, June 16, 1976; 2 daughters. Interests: Photography, Reading, the Military. Clubs: Liguanea, Jamaica. Address: (business) 379 Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11; Tel. 923-9251-9/923-9351-9; (residence) 26 Paddington Terrace, Kingston 6.
BROWN, Winston Aggrey, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Phi Beta Kappa; University professor. Director Caribbean Institute of Mass Communication (CARIMAC) since 1982. Member Board of Editors: Studies in Comparative International Development, Editorial Adviser - Development Communication Report. Organizations: Member Rosicrucian Order, Member of American Academy of Social and Political Science; Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Sigma Alpha, International Institute of Communications, Member International Association of Mass Communication Researchers, Commonwealth Journalism Educators Association. Born:
Mount Carey, St. James, January 15, 1941, son of the late Balmain C. Brown, Minister of
Religion (Baptist), and Ada Moody-Brown. Educated: Montego Bay Elementary School, Cornwall College, Hamline and Princeton Universities. Career: Assistant Professor (Politics, Sociology and Education) Livingston College, Rutgers University, New Jersey. Visiting Professor Howard University 1978. Acting Director CARIMAC 1979-82. Publications: Colour, Class and Politics in Jamaica: Transactions Books Inc. 1979. Essays on Power and Change in Jamaica 1977. Jamaica in the 1970s, (Co. Ed.) Jamaica Publishing House 1981; Numerous scholarly journal articles, La Irrupcion Del Caribe, (Ed.) Nueva Sociedad, Caracas 1984. Interests: Fishing, Photography, Chess. Address: (business) CARIMAC,
U.W.I., Mona, Tel. 927-6661/9 ext. 434/435;
(residence) P.O. Box 175, Mona, Kingston 7.
BROWN-BELL, Norma Monica; Broadcaster/Radio Programme Manager, Fame FM (Radio Jamaica Ltd. ) since April 1988. Organizations: President Wolmers Old Girls Association; Voluntary Social Worker with Jamaica Association for the Deaf, Community Schools, Outreach Clubs; Board Member, Lister Mair School for the Deaf. Born: Morant Bay, St. Thomas, October 26, 1947; daughter of Ismael Leonard Brown, Retired Bar Manager and the late Mrs. Violet C. Kelly, Businesswoman. Educated: Wolmers Girls School; Durham College; Career Academy, New York;
Broadcast College. Career: Junior Secretary, Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Ltd., King Street Branch, 1965-71; Radio Announcer, Radio Jamaica, 1971-84; Programme Supervisor (FAME FM), Radio Jamaica, 1984-88. Awards: Social Development Commission Certificate for Radio Communication (1978), Insurance Company of the West Indies Trophy for contribution to Morning Traffic Report. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Carl P. Bell, November 8, 1982; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Lawn Tennis, Reading, Theatre, Outdoor Sports. Address: (business) c/o Radio Jamaica Ltd., 32 Lyndhurst Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-1100-9.
BRYAN, Patrick Earle, Ph.D., M.A., B.A. (Hons.) University Lecturer. Senior Lecturer in History, University of the West Indies. Member Bolivarian Society, Jamaica Historical Society, Board Jamaica National Heritage Trust. Born: Chantilly, Manchester, January 17, 1944, son of Edward Alexander Bryan and Gladys Violet Bryan, nee Boothe, both decd. Educated: Wolmers Boys School; University of the West Indies, University of Texas at Austin, University College, London. Career: Schoolmaster, Clarendon College 1965-66 and Manchester School 1967-69; Temporary Assistant Lecturer in History, UWI 1969; Assistant Lecturer 1970, Lecturer 1971, Moderator, History of the Caribbean 1971-77, Coordinator, Staff/Graduate Seminar in History 1976-78, Senior Lecturer 1980, Head Department of History 1981-84; Editor, Social History Project Newsletter 1980-90. Presented a series of lectures on nineteenth century Anglo-phone Caribbean to postgraduate students at Universidad Católica de Santo Domingo 1989. Awards: UWI Postgraduate Scholarship 1966-67; Commonwealth Scholarship 1975-77; Fulbright Fellowships to University of New Mexico 1982 and Johns Hopkins University 1986. Chief Publications: The Haitian Revolution and its effects (Heinemann, 1984); Marcus Garvey: His work and Impact (edited with Rupert Lewis, 1988) Philanthropy & Social Welfare in Jamaica (ISER, 1990) An historical survey; The Jamaican People, 1880-1902: Race, Class and Social Control (Macmillan, 1991) Also written several articles and papers published in various periodicals including Jamaica Journal, Journal of Caribbean History and Caribbean Quarterly. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Harriet Yvonne Belle, August 1966; 3 daughters. Interests: Music. Address: (business) c/o Department of History, UWI, Mona, Kingston 7.
BRYCE, Wyatt Errington, O.D., J.P., Retired Journalist. Organisations: Founder Member (1943) Hon. Life Member Hon. Sec., Jamaica Press Association, Honorary Secretary/Treasurer National Farmers Union of Jamaica. Born: Black River, Jamaica, November 25, 1915, son of Emanuel DeLisser Bryce and Alice Ashbourne-Bryce. Educated: Jamaica College. Career: Sub-editor, Jamaica Standard, 1938-1939; Co-pub., Editor Evening Post 1940-1941; Chief Reporter Daily Express 1942-1943, News Editor 1943, News Editor, The Daily News 1945; Publisher Reference Book Jamaica 1946, Pocket Reference Book Jamaica 1947; responsible for publication of Farmers Food Manual , Flower Gardener, 1st and 2nd Edition of the Farmers Guide; Assistant Government Publicity Services 1947-1951; Assistant Secretary, Information and Publication Jamaica Agricultural Society 1951-1966; Sec./Treasurer 1966-77; Assistant to Managing Director Jamaica Livestock Association 1978-90; Administrative Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer, Jamaica Agricultural Society 1992/July 1995 (left due to illness). Married Madge Adel Coombs, December 6, 1984; 2 sons, 1 daughter by previous marriage. Club: Jamaica Press. Address: (Residence) 4 Hope Plaza, Hope Pastures, Kingston 6.
BUCHANAN, Donald Barrington, Trade Unionist, Minister of State, Ministry of Finance & Planning since January 1995. Member of Parliament, South West St. Elizabeth since February 1989. Born: Littlepark, St. Elizabeth, September 28, 1942; son of Luther Buchanan, Farmer and Aditha Buchanan, Housewife (both decd). Educated: Pedro Plains, Bigwoods and Moreland Hill Primary Schools, Excelsior High School; Waulgrove College; Front Royal Trade Union Institute; Trade Union Education Institute. Career: St. Elizabeth Parish Council 1962-63; Collector Generals Department 1963-67; Jamintel 1968-73; National Workers Union 1973-82; Deputy General Secretary, PNP 1982-91; Minister of State, Ministry of Labour, Welfare & Sports; 1989-91; Local Government Youth and Community Development January-March 1992; Public Service and Environment 1992-94; Member, St. Elizabeth Parish Council, representing Pedro Plains Division 1974-81; Deputy Mayor, Black River 1975-76. Member S.D.C. Board 1977-80. Leader, Jamaica Delegation to I.L.O. 1989, 1990, 1991; Member, Electoral Advisory Committee since 1990. Denomination: Multi Denominational. Married: Dorothy Quest, July 4, 1979; 4 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Cricket, Reading, Walking, Discussions, Watching Sporting Events. Motto: Do for others what you would wish others to do for you. Address: 63 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-3235/47; (residence) Little Park, Treasure Beach P.O., St. Elizabeth.
BUCK, Basil Bernard Lewis, B. Comm.; Financial Analyst, Executive Chairman, Buck Securities Limited since 1991. Born: Little London, Westmoreland, October 20, 1935, son of the late Sydney Buck and Gwendolyn
Lewis-Buck. Educated: Calabar High School, Cornwall College, Sir George William and
McGill Universities. Career: Economic Research Assistant, Bank of Jamaica; Accountant/Office Manager, CIL International Ltd., Sales Manager, Caribbean Cement Co., Established and operated own stockbroking firm, Buck and Co. Ltd., Financial Guardian of Jamaica Ltd., Buck Investment Brokers Ltd., Formerly Chairman Jamaica Stock Exchange, Director Airports Authority of Jamaica and the National Savings Committee, Managing Director Jamaica Exotic Blooms Ltd., Minister of State Ministry of Mining and Energy 1980-82, Minister of State Office of the Prime Minister 1982-83. Denomination: Wesleyan. Married Rosemarie Fung Chung, June 6, 1957; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading, Dancing. Address: (business) Buck Securities Ltd., 40 Knutsford Blvd., Kingston 5. Tel. 929-2390.; (residence) Bowden Hill Road, Stony Hill P.O.
BULLOCK, Reginald; Land Developer and Manufacturer. Managing Director Village Ltd., since 1970. Organizations: Foundation member Coral Gardens Citizens Association (Past President 1969); Banana Growers Union General Secretary; Director - Village Limited; Bullock Shingles Limited; Stenbull Industries Limited. Born: Maldon, St. James, July 7, 1929, son of Asworth Bullock, Land Proprietor/
Farmer, and Lillian Williams (both decd). Educated: Maldon All-Age School, Dental Auxillary College, London, New York University. Career: Dental Prosthetic Practitioner from 1958-80. Denomination: Baptist. Married: (Second marriage) Juliet Sulochana,1st August 1994; 7 sons 3 daughters. Interests: Dancing, Domino Playing, Reading, Travelling. Club: Lions, Montego Bay - President 1981-1982. Motto: Service at Best. Address: (business) 11 Queen St., Montego Bay, Tel. 952-1903; (residence) Bullock Heights, St. James Tel. 997-5204.
BURGESS, Charles (Chester) Johnson, B. Com., M.Com.; Economist, Lecturer, retired
Civil Servant and Company Executive. Organizations: Hon. Director/Chairman Editorial Committee, Dinner & Awards Committee, Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, formerly Third Vice-President; Council Member Farquharson Institute Public Affairs, formerly Chairman; Life Member, Executive Committee, Kingston College Old Boys Association, formerly President; Member Placement and Careers Board, U.W.I., Industrial Dispute Tribunal. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, September 17, 1915, son of Charles Alexander Burgess, Store Manager and Constance Adlaide Johnson-Burgess (both decd.). Educated: Central Branch School, Kingston College, McGill University. Career: Teacher, Kingston College 1935-44; Lecturer, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1947-48; Executive Secretary, (Economics) Caribbean Commission, Trinidad 1949-54; Canada - BWI students Liaison Officer, Assistant Trade Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner for the West Indies, British Guyana, British Honduras 1954-59; England - Principal Secretary for BWI, BG, BH 1959-62; Trinidad - Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Natural Resources and Agriculture in Federal Government 1962; Belgium - Jamaicas Representative - designate European Economic Community 1963; Jamaica Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Trade and Industry 1963-67; Manager Purchasing and Inventories Alcan Jamaica Company 1967-80; Managing Director, Self-Start Fund. Denomination: Anglican. Interests: Reading, Writing, Jogging; Amateur Radio; formerly active in Yachting, Swimming, Weight-Lifting, Soccer, Photography. Clubs: Kingston Cricket. Address: (residence) 4 Devon Road, Apt. 12, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-0712.
BURKE, Harold Keith (Billy), Retired Business Executive since 1989. Organisations: Charter Member, Former Director and Vice President, Administrative Management Society (Jamaica Chapter); Former Director, Jamaica Chamber of Commerce; Former Committee Member, Jamaica Computer Society, Jamaica Employers Federation, Media Association of Jamaica; Member, Jamaica Historical Society, Jamaica National History Society, Astronomical Association of Jamaica. Born: Montego Bay, Jamaica, July 6, 1922; son of George Arthur Burke, Civil Servant, and Amy H. Simpson Burke, Housewife (both deceased). Educated: Wolmers Boys School; Thomson Foundation Newspaper Management Course, Cardiff College, Wales, U.K. Career: Victoria Mutual Building Society 1940-43; Competent Authority (Materials Section) 1943-47; The Gleaner Company Ltd. 1947-80: Chief Accountant, Credit Officer and Assistant Secretary 1952-67; Company Secretary 1967-71; Purchasing Manager 1971-77; Financial Controller 1977-80 (Retired); Michael P. Jones & Associates (PCAS) Atlanta, Georgia 1980-82; Financial Controller, T. Geddes Grant (Distrs.) Ltd. 1982-87 (Retired); Financial Controller, Allied Stores 1987-88. Award: Thomson Foundation Fellowship 197. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Beryl Maud Williams, February 7, 1948, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading Archaeology, History, Zoology, Astronomy, Art, Classical Music, Travel. Club: Liguanea. Motto: Age Quod Agis (Whatever you do, do it well). Address: 8 Braywick Road, Billy Dun, P.O. Box 287, Kingston 6; Tel. 927-9312.
BURKE, Keith Constantine; O.D., Attorney-at-Law an Notary Public, Organizations: Past President Jamaica Bar Association; Member Bar Council, General Legal Council, Rules Committee Supreme Court, Rule Committee Resident Magistrates Courts, Member of Law Society of England; Patron International Bar Association; Member Northern Jamaica Law Society, Life Member Jamaica Agricultural Society; Past President Jamaica College Old Boys Association. Born: Llandewey, St. Thomas, January 18, 1923, son of the late Rudolph Augustus Burke, C.B.E., & Edna Hermenia Ramsay-Burke (both deceased). Educated: Jamaica College and Professional Lawyer. Career: Admitted as Lawyer in Jamaica, September 27, 1945. One of early organizers of the Co-operative Movement in Jamaica, Former (foundation) Director of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union League Ltd., former Member Jamaica Co-operative Development Council, Jamaicas Delegate to International Bar Association Conferences in Mexico 1964, Japan 1970, Canada 1974, Sweden 1976, Jamaicas Delegate to Commonwealth Law Conferences in Australia 1965, Scotland 1977, Hong Kong 1983. Jamaicas Delegate to Inter-American Bar Association Conference in Puerto Rico 1979. Father of legal fusion in Jamaica. Awards: Order of Distinction, August 1982; Special Citation, Honoris Causa, by the Jamaica Bar Association on July 30, 1993 for his 40 Years of significant and Lasting Contribution to the Law Profession. Publications: Matters Concerning Lawyers. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Shirley Maynier, October 23, 1948; 2 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Travelling, Gardening, Outdoor activities. Excelled in sports at Jamaica College and awarded School Colours. Club: Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) 47 Duke Street, Kingston; (residence) 7 Fairbourne Road, Springfield-on-Sea, Kingston 2.
BURKE, Shirley Maynier, A.R.D.S. Organizations: Wolmers Trust; National Book Development Council of Jamaica; National Consumers League of Jamaica; Born: Kingston, daughter of Earle Maynier, retired High Commissioner to Canada, and Elsie nee Hylton (both decd). Educated: Wolmers Girls School. Career: Consultant Editor; Media Commentator; Artist/Designer (ARDS 1962); Senior Information Officer, Jamaica Information Service (Publications) 1968; Alternate Moderator to Rabbi Hooker, pioneering J.B.C. Public Service Talk Shows as Sheila Brown; Public Relations Officer, Excelsior EXED Project 1971; EditorJamaica Journal, Institute of Jamaica 1973-82; Interviewee/Liaison B.B.C. Open University Television Productions 1980 and 1982; Art Critic, The Intuitive Eye, (The Daily Gleaner 1982-91); Director, The McQuillan, operates Publications Studio since 1984; Chairman, Festival Literacy Committee 1982-87, which published Festival Anthology of Short Stories; Conducted Seminars in Publications Management sponsored by IDRC and UNESCO 1986 and 1990; President, National Consumers League 1993-94, Radio Commentator KLAS FM 1995. Award: Seprod Gold Medal for Public Affairs Journalism (Daily Gleaner Column 1968). Publications: Inter alia Literature & Young People in the age of Electronics, (World Youth Festival of Arts, 1985); A Crisis of Language 1984; From Cromwell to Marley commissioned by National Gallery of Jamaica (1995); Interviews with Prof. Rex Nettleford; The Crossing & the Islands (Jamaica Journal 1979 and 1987), with Dr. David Boxer; The Institute Eye reprinted by Dr. Ivan Van Sertima (Rutgers University) 1982. Strength and Subtle Colours Interview with Albert Huie, (Jamaica Journal 1991; Politicised Culture and National Development (1992); Consumer Rights and the 1993 Budget (Sunday Gleaner); From the Marketplace (KLAS 1995). Religion: Christian. Married: 1948; 2 sons, 3 daughters. Interest: Music. Address: 8 Covington Way, Kingston 10; Tel./Fax
BURNETT, Jasper Nathaniel, F.C.A.; F.C.C.A. Chartered Accountant. Partner, Jackson, Burnett, Parkinson Jackson since 1991. Organizations: Member, Public Accountancy Board since 1977; President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica 1977-80, Council Member ICAJ 1974-82; Chairman and/or Member of various Committees of ICAJ 1970; Director - Jamaica Commodity Trading Co. Ltd.; Airtight Security Engineering (Ja.) Ltd.; Command Communications Ltd.; JAMAL Foundation. Born: Alva, St. Ann, November 4, 1928, son of William Refina Burnett, Farmer, and Victoria Antomelia Brown-Burnett (both decd). Educated: Bethany School; St. Boniface School; City of London College; H. Folkes Lynch & Co. (Accountancy Tutors). Career: Pupil Teacher 1946-49; Member, Jamaica Constabulary Force 1949-1954; Audit Clerk, Brennan Parkinson & Co. (Ja.) 1954-55; Audit Clerk, Davy Bridgewater and Co., (England) and Lord Foster & Co. (England) 1955-61; Senior Assessor, Income Tax Department (Ja.) 1961-1962; Senior Auditor, Price Waterhouse and Co. (Ja.) 1962-67; Senior Auditor, Coopers & Lybrand 1967-70; Sole Practitioner Jasper Burnett and Co., Chartered Accountants 1970-1975; Partner, Touche Ross Thorburn and Co., Chartered Accountants 1975-83; Senior
Partner, Burnett Parkinson & Co. 1983-91. Publications: Founder and First Editor of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica Magazine CHARTER.; How to become a Chartered Accountant a booklet for Schools and Colleges; Articles in local press Daily Gleaner and Daily News (Future of the Profession and Quo Vadis? The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica the Decade of the Sixties) Jamaica Proposes Commonwealth Accountants Body, Trained Accountants Seen Urgent Need in ICAJ Magazine. Denomination: United Church of Jamaica and Cayman. Married Syringa A. Marshall, February 2, 1974; 1 daughter (previous marriage). Interests: Gardening, Swimming, Cricket, Golf. Club: Kiwanis Club of North St Andrew; Liguanea. Motto: Ora et Labora Address: (business) 7 Balmoral Avenue, Kingston 10, Tel. 926-2204; (residence) 11 Shenstone Drive, Beverly Hills, Kingston 6.
BURNETT, Syringa Marshall, C.D., R.N, R.M, P.H.N, BSc.N (Toronto); MA (New York); Dip. Management Studies (U.W.I.); Nursing Educator/Administrator/ Researcher; Nurse Consultant; Senior Lecturer; Head of Department of Advanced Nursing Education, University of the West Indies, Mona, since 1972. Senator/President of the Senate; Member of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honour Society of Nursing since 1991; Member, STTI International Chapter Committee 1994/96; Member, World Health Organisation (WHO) Expert Committee on Nursing 1994-98;
Member, Panel of Overseas Advisers, Journal of Advanced Nursing Blackwell Scientific Publications UK. Organisations: Member, Nursing Council of Jamaica; Member, Constitutional Commission to review the Jamaican Constitution; Member, Joint Select Committee of the Houses of Parliament on the Jamaican Constitution 1993/95. Born: St. Mary, Jamaica, May 11, 1935; daughter of Lionel Frederick Marshall, Farmer, and Mildred Malore Marshall nee Watson, Housewife and Nursing Assistant (both deceased). Awards: Order of Distinction, Commander Class C.D. from the Government of Jamaica; Honorary Award 1984 for services to Nursing in the Region from the Caribbean Nurses Organisation; ATL Group of Companies 21st Anniversary Award 1989. Publication: Editor, The Jamaican Nurse Since 1976. Denomination: United Church in Jamaica and Cayman Islands. Married: Jasper Burnett, February 2, 1974, 1 daughter. Club: Soroptimist International of Jamaica (Kingston). Address: (Business) Dept. Advanced Nursing Education, Gibraltar Camp Road, U.W.I., Mona, Kingston 7; Tel. 927-1660/9/2472; or Houses of Parliament, Duke Street, Kingston; (Residence) 11 Shenstone Drive, Kingston 6.
BURRIS-MORGAN, Beryl May, O.D.; Retired Local Government Officer. Born: Spring
Garden, St. Thomas; daughter of the late Charles Bailey and Cassandra Taylor-Bailey. Educated: Immaculate Conception High School; University of the West Indies; Granted WHO/PAHO Fellowship to U.W.I., did Courses in Health Statistics, Public and Personnel Administration, etc. Career: Parish Council of St. Thomas 1952-60; Parish Council of St. Ann 1960-70; Parish Council of Clarendon 1970-87, acted as Secretary/Manager on several occasions between 1975-86; appointed Assistant Secretary/Manager in 1981; while in Clarendon, acted as Assistant Secretary/Manager, Parish Council of St. Thomas on two occasions in 1975 and 1980; acted as Assistant Secretary/Manager, Parish Council of Trelawny 1977; Secretary/Manager, Parish Council of St. Mary 1987 to 1991. Awards: Prime Ministers Medal of Appreciation 1982; Year of the Worker Award for Public Service to the Parish of Clarendon 1988; Order of Distinction for Services to Local Government 1991; Honoured by the National Savings Committee for Long and Meritorious Service. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Cecil Oliver Morgan June 30, 1962; 1 son, 4 daughters. Interests: Reading, Cooking, Gardening. Club: Lioness, Clarendon. Motto: Do unto others as you wish that they should do unto you. Address: 36 Jackson Crescent, P.O. Box 293, May Pen P.O., Clarendon.
BURROWES, Clinton George, O.D., Minister of Religion, Field Secretary since July 1985; Lieutenant Colonel, Salvation Army, Administrative Officer for field Programmes and Personnel Caribbean Territory. Member, Salvation Army Administrative Boards Caribbean Territory. Third in Command of Caribbean Territory (15 countries). Born: Kingston, February 8, 1938; son of the late Cyril Burrowes, Tobago, Grenada, (1983-85) Address: 3 Waterloo Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 921-6190-2; (residence) 15 Cranbourne Avenue, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-2691.
BURROWES, Lloyd Anthony (Tony) Business Executive, Sales Manager J. Wray and Nephew Limited since 1981. Director Wray and Nephew Insurance Company Limited, W.B. Trophies Limited. Born: March 14, 1941, son of Lloyd Burrowes, Land Surveyor, and Reva McNamee, Housewife. Educated: Jamaica College. Career: Clerk Manufacturers Life Insurance Company 1961-1965; Inspector for Eastern and Western Parishes N.E.M. Insurance Company 1965-1969; Inspector and Assistant Manager British Caribbean Insurance Company 1969-1977; Barbados Fire and General Insurance Company Barbados 1977-1980; Joined J. Wray and Nephew 1980; Represented Jamaica College in cricket, tennis, football, hockey and athletics; Represented Jamaica at Field Hockey 1964-1971; Vice President Mens Hockey Association 1972-1975, Member Board of Insports 1981-1984. Award: J.P.S. for contribution to sports. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Annette Coxe, July 1986; 2 sons (from previous marriage). Interests: Hockey, Squash, Tennis. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Liguanea, Constant Spring Golf, Jamaica. Address: J. Wray & Nephew, 234 Spanish Town Road, Kingston, Tel. 923-8826; (residence) 15 Millsborough Avenue,
BURROWES, Wayne Anthony; Businessman, Managing Director W.B. Trophies Ltd., since November 1984. Born: Jamaica September 1, 1965, son of Tony Burrowes, Sales Manager, and Beverly Burrowes, Sales Representative. Educated: Campion College. Awards: Nominated for Sportsman of the Year - 1981, 1983, 1984. All Jamaica Junior Squash Champion (1980-84), All Jamaica Senior Champion (1982-84, 86, 81 & 89) Caribbean Junior Champ (1981-84), Caribbean Senior Champ (1983-85). Married: Melinda Tatham, August 6, 1988, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Hockey, Badminton, Flying, Travelling, Reading. Clubs: Liguanea, Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) 7 Haughton Avenue, Kingston 5, Tel. 926-7883; (residence) 5 Great House Mews, Kingston 7.
BUSTAMANTE, Hon. Lady, O.J., J.P., Hon. Treasurer Bustamante Industrial Trade Union, Trustee since 1938. Organizations: Member Executive Committee and Trustee Jamaica Labour Party, Old Age Pension Committee; Patron Bustamante Hospital for Children. Born: Ashton, Westmoreland, daughter of James Longbridge, Farmer and Rebecca Blackwood-Longbridge. Educated: Tutorial College. Career: Private Secretary to Sir Alexander Bustamante as a Businessman and following his entry into the Trade Union and Political fields until he became Prime Minister of Jamaica. Did social work islandwide particularly among portworkers and their families, in sugar communities and among children of destitute parents. Actively engaged with work of a number of voluntary and charitable institutions. Awards: Certificate of Appreciation from Lions Club of Kingston 1966, Committee for Christian Education of New York and Jamaica for service of dedication to the people of the World in Memory of National Hero Sir Alexander Bustamante, New York Freedom League ; Patron of Bustamante Hospital for Children 1984, Officers and Crewmen of U.S. ship Austin Independence Day July 4, 1986; Plaque for outstanding public service to Jamaica to mark the end of United Nations Decade of Women 1976-1986, Staff and Friends of Bustamante Hospital for Children for 21 years of service; Harmony in the Homes Movement Model Family Trophy in recognition of Widow exemplary Family Life1985; Citation from Young Jamaica in honour of supporting role to National Hero Sir Alexander Bustamante; Golden Orchid Award from Venezuelan Government in recognition of Dedication to Sir Alexander Bustamantes ideals 1979., Proclamation for the City of Opa-Locka for determinations and commitment to the betterment of humankind- declared Lady Bustamnate Day, Dec. 10, 1988, Outstanding achievement from Metropolitan Dade County, Florida 1988, Plaque of recognition for work and dedication from Friends of the Poor Inc. Florida 1988, Certificate of welcome from the Mayor of Kingston on behalf of the people of Los Angeles 1990, Certificate of recognition of National Day of Jamaica 1990. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married Sir Alexander Bustamante (decd.)., National Hero - Jamaica, September 7, 1962. Interests: Swimming, Motoring, Gardening, Music. Address: (business) 100 Duke Street, Kingston; (residence) Belencita Irish Town, St. Andrew.
BUTLER, Radcliffe David; Advertising Executive; Managing Director, Moo Young Butler Associates Ltd. since 1971; Chairman and Managing Director, Carib Ocho Rios Apartments Ltd. Born: Highgate, St. Mary, July 1, 1940; son David Butler, Businessman and Lena Butler, Housewife (both deceased). Educated: Excelsior High School. Career: Radio Announcer with Radio Jamaica 1961-67; Senior Radio Announcer, Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, Programmes Manager, Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, 1969. Award: The Jamaican Institute of Management Manager Award 1992. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Patricia Erica Philp, January 24, 1987; 3 sons, 2 daughters. Interest: Music Appreciation.
Club: Rotary Club, Kingston Downtown. Address: (business) Moo Young/Butler Associates Ltd., 70 Half Way Tree Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-5523; (residence) 28 Shortwood Drive, Kingston 8.
BYLES, George Louis Duncan Attorney-at-Law; Former Managing Director, Mutual Security Bank Trust Company Ltd.; Director Mutual Security Bank Foundation, Member of the Council of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, United Way of Jamaica. Born: Linstead, St. Catherine, June 12, 1911, son of Theophilus L. Byles, Commissioned Land Surveyor, and Catherine E. Fraser-Byles, Housewife (both decd.). Educated: Walkers Preparatory School, Wolmers Boys, Middle Temple Bar. Career: Clerk Public Works Dept., 1929-31; Clerk Government Savings Bank 1931-35; Secretary St. Ann Parish Council 1935-51; Administrative Secretary, Acting Chief Executive Officer and Legal Officer Hurricane Housing Organization responsible for the establishment of the Organization, recruiting staff, drafting and general supervision of the Organization under the Ministry of Housing 1951-57; Assistant Legal Draftsman, Attorney Generals Dept. 1957-58; Volunteer Worker with World International Movement of Moral Rearmament in U.S.A., Britain, Canada and Switzerland 1958-60; admitted to practice as Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica 1960; Associate firm of Judah & Randall 1960-63; Senior Partner of Myers, Fletcher & Gordon 1963-76. Awards: Queen Elizabeth Coronation Medal for Public Service 1953; Prime Ministers Medal for Public Service 1983. Publication: The Jamaican Experiment in Journal of the Hansard Society 1948. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Cynthia G.E. Armstrong, August 25, 1935; 1 daughter (decd.). Interests: Golf, Theatre, Music, Reading. Clubs: Liguanea, Kingston Cricket, Rotary of St. Andrew, Jamaica. Address: (business) 30-36 Knutsford Blvd., Kingston 5, Tel. 929-8950; (residence) 3A Canberra Cres., Kingston 6.
BYLES, Richard Owen, B.Sc. (Econ), M.Sc. (Project Planning); Economist. President/CEO, Pan Jamaican Inv. Trust Ltd. since 1991; President/CEO, First Life Insurance Co. since 1993. Organizations: Director, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust; Chairman - First Life Insurance Co. Ltd.; Hardware and Lumber; Office Services Ltd.; Hole-in-the-Wall; H & L Agri & Marine Co. Ltd. Director - Pan Caribbean Merchant
Bank; Portfolio Partners Ltd.; Jamaica Property Co. Ltd.; Jamaica Floral Exports Ltd.; Scotts Preserves Ltd; JAMPRO. Born: St. Andrew, February 25, 1951, son of Reginald Owen Byles, Retired Co. Director, and Daisy Alexandria
Byles, Nurse (deceased). Educated: Musgrave Prep. School, Jamaica College; University of the West Indies; University of Bradford; Career: Accounts Manager 1980; Department Manager 1983; Senior Investment Analyst 1985; Private Consultant 1987; CEO Pan Caribbean
Merchant Bank 1987. Publications: Cost of Capital in Jamaica, University of Bradford. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Jacinth Marrie McLaughlin, February 2, 1982; 2 sons. Interests: Golf, Gardening, Motto: Hard work and creativity yield rewards. Club: Constant Spring Golf. Address: (business) 60 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5; (residence) 40 Fort George Heights, Kingston 9.