Pamela Edith, C.D.,
F.T.C.L., L.R.A.M., A.Mus. A.; Musician,
Farmer, Journalist, Music Critic, Cultural
Consultant. Organizations: Founder/Member
Jamaica Organic Growers Assocciation,
Member Executive Committee International
Music Council (C.I.D.E.M.) of the O.A.S.;
Edna Manley Foundation, Council Member Institute
of Jamaica, Born: Brisbane, Australia,
October 6, 1935, daughter of the late Cedric
Peter Graham OGorman, Master Baker,
& Eadith Witham (nee Dawson). Educated:
State High School Gympi, Australia, Trinity
College of Music, London. Career: Private
Music Teacher, Music Critic The Daily Gleaner,
Radio and T.V. Broadcaster 1958-69; Director
of Music, U.W.I. 1969-75; Director, Jamaica
School of Music 1974-88. Awards: Diploma
De Honor, El Consejo Interamericano de Musica,
Officer of the Order of Distinction 1989.
Publications: Articles on Reggae, Jamaica
Church Music, articles on Music Education
in the Caribbean and Latin America etc.
Interests: Cultivating Herbs, Medical
Herbalism. Address: (business) P.O.
Box 38, Gordon Town, St Andrew; (residence)
8 Palmetto Avenue, Kingston 6.
Blossom, B.A., Dip.Ed., Ph.D. President,
Virtual Corporations Ltd. Management Consultant,
Workforce Development Consortium. Chairman,
Jamaica Conservation & Development Trust.
Chairman, University of Technology, Jamaica
(formerly C.A.S.T.) President, Assn. of
Development Finance Institutions. Organizations:
Vice President, Founding Member, Ja.
Association of Teacher Education; Member,
Jamaican Institute of Management; Ja. Association
for Training & Development; University
Council of Jamaica; Director, National Development
Foundation of Jamaica; Member, Governing
Body of World Assembly of Small & Medium
Scale Enterprises. Born: Retirement,
St. Elizabeth, the daughter of the late
Nelson, Registrar of Friendly Societies
and Sybil H. OMeally-Nelson, Retired
Teacher. Educated: St. Andrew High
School, University of the West Indies. Career:
Jamacia Library Service 1960-61; Missionary,
Turks & Caicos Islands 1961-65; Teacher,
Geography/English Language 1968-78; Senior
Lecturer (Teacher Education) 1978-84; Management
Consultant 1984-87; Executive Director,
National Development Foundation of Jamaica,
1987-94. Awards: Gleaner Special
Mention 1987. Denomination: Baptist.
Marital Status: Divorced with 2 sons
and 1 daughter. Interests: Gardening,
Sewing, Animal Rights, Social Service Activities.
Club: St. Andrew Chapter of the Business
& Professional Womens Club.
Address: (business) Workforce Development
Consortium, 39 Hope Road, Kingston 5. Tel:
978-6797 or Virtual Corporations Ltd., 62
Duke Street, Kingston. Tel: 922-6455/2271.
Douglas Roy, J.P., B.Sc. (Hons.),
M.B.A.; Businessman, Chief Executive Officer/Managing
Director Grace Kennedy and Company Limited.
Director, Gleaner Company Ltd., Seprod Ltd.,
Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce.
Organizations: President PSOJ (1992-94).
Born: Kingston, December 8, 1947,
son of the late Douglas Clair
Orane, Businessman, and Daisy Orane, retired
Accountant. Educated: Wolmers
School, Glasgow University, Harvard Business
School. Career: Industrial Engineer
Manufacturers Association 1970-71; Production
Manager, Douglas C. Orane Limited 1971-74;
General Manager, Douglas C. Orane Ltd. 1974-79;
Corporate Planner 1981-83 then General Manager
1983-84 with Grace Kennedy and Company Limited;
Managing Director, Hi-Lo Food Stores 1984-86.
Awards: Sugar Manufacturers Association
Scholarship, Baker Scholar Harvard Business
School. Married: Michelle Mowatt,
December 30, 1972; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests:
Jogging, Hiking. Clubs: Constant
Spring Golf, Jamaica, Liguanea. Address:
(business) Grace Kennedy and Company
Limited, Tel. 922-3440-9; (residence) 2E
Acadia Drive, Kingston 8.
Marguerite Rose Doreen, B.Sc., M.B.A.,
Management Consultant. Managing Director
Management Options Ltd. since 1990. Deputy
Chairman Workers Bank, Director Best
Regards Ltd., Corporate Merchant Bank. Organizations:
Jamaica Manufacturers Association, Jamaica
Exporters Association. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica , March 25, 1956, daughter of Douglas
C. Orane, Company Director, and Daisy Ebanks-Orane.
Educated: Wolmers Girls School,
University of the West Indies, Harvard School
of Business. Career: Formerly Internal
Auditor Industrial Commercial Development
Ltd., Managing Director Douglas C. Orane
Ltd. 1979-86, Scotts Preserves Ltd
1986-89. Married: Anthony McKenzie,
October 10, 1987, 1 son. Interests: Yoga.
Clubs: Liguanea, Harvard Business
School. Address: (business) 16 Waterloo
Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 968-0579; (residence)
18 Sherbourne Cresent, Stony Hill, St Andrew.
Hon. Mr. Justice Chester Fullerton Bowen,
Attorney-at-Law, Senior Puisne Judge
Supreme Court since 1988. Born: Guys
Hill, St. Catherine, June 11, 1927, son
of the late Cyrenius Orr, Minister of Religion,
and Gladys Orr, Teacher. Educated: Calabar
High School; Lincolns Inn (London).
Career: Assistant Clerk of Courts,
Resident Magistrates Court 1946-52;
Deputy Clerk of Courts, Resident Magistrates
Court 1952-57; Clerk of Courts, Resident
Magistrates Court 1957-63; Crown Counsel,
Office of Director of Public Prosecutions,
acted as Resident Magistrate on several
occasions 1963-66; Deputy Director of Public
Prosecutions 1966-77; Supreme Court Judge
1977. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Eileen Isobel Roberts, October
29, 1966; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests:
Bridge, Reading, Classical Music.
Address: (business) Supreme Court, Kingston.
Trevor F., Business Executive. Managing
Director Colgate Palmolive Co. since 1979.
Member Dental Council of Jamaica. Born:
Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, January
22, 1939, son of the late Harold Ottey,
and Florence Allwood-Ottey. Educated:
Mannings High School, Montana State
University. Career: Joined Colgate
Palmolive Co. (Ja.) Ltd., 1967. Denomination:
Methodist. Married: Valerie E.
Linton, August 21, 1965; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Address: P.O. Box 4, Kingston 11.
Merlene, O.D., Athlete. Educated:
Ruseas High School, Vere Technical High
School, University of Nebraska. Career:
Bronze and Silver Medal for Individual
Track 200 metres sprint and 4x100 metres
relay at Pan American Games in San Juan
1979. Bronze Medal in 200 metres at Olympic
Games in Moscow (first female Jamaican Athlete
to have won an Olympic Medal) 1980. Won
100 metres at International Athletic Meeting
Helsinki 1981, World Indoor 300 metres sprint
record and U.S.A. 60 metres record in the
United States Womens Collegiate National
Championships Idaho 1981; 300 yards world
record at dual athletic meeting between
Kansas State and the University of Nebraska
in Kansas City U.S. 1982. Gold Medal 200
metres Commonwealth Games (Brisbane, Australia)
1982, Silver medal 100 metres, Bronze 4x100
metres Relay; Silver Medal 200 metres, Bronze
4x100 metres Relay First World Athletic
Championship, Helsinki, Finland 1983; Bronze
Medals 100 and 200 metres Los Angeles Olympics
1984 - First woman in English Speaking Caribbean
to win two medals in Olympics; Set both
100 metres and 200 metres records at Commonwealth
Games 1985; Won sprint double at the 1990
Commonwealth Games, Auckland. In 1993 won
the World title outdoors at 200m. Awards:
Sportswoman of the year 1979-85 (Carreras
Sports Foundation Jamaica). Address:
C/o Mrs. Joan Ottey, Great Valley P.O.,
John, M.A. (Oxon); Marketing and Research,
Managing Director Guinness Jamaica Limited
since 1973. Born: London, November
8, 1935, son of the late Leslie Arthur Charles
Otway and Olive Mary Otway, Housewife. Educated:
Kings College, Wimbledon, Pembroke College
(Oxford). Career: Research Trainee
McCann Erickson 1959-61; Director of Research
Public Atitude Surveys Limited 1961-69;
Planning and Development Executive Guiness
Overseas Limited 1969-73; Managing Director
Guiness Jamaica Limited 1973-78; Regional
Director, Guiness Overseas Ltd. 1978-81.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Jennifer Margaret Coates, September
30, 1961; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Golf, Tennis, Bridge, Running. Clubs:
Jamaica, Liguanea, Constant Spring Golf,
Caymanas Golf. Address: (business)
Guiness Jamaica Limited, P.O. Box 620, Spanish
Town, St. Catherine. Tel. 984-2741-9; (residence)
1 Braywick Road, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-6484.
Lt. Cmdr. George Norman Dudley, Retired
Naval Officer and Security Consultant. Managing
Director, Brinks Jamaica Limited since
1993. Director, Guardsman Group Ltd., Brinks
Alarms Ltd., Guardsman Aviation Ltd. Born:
St. Andrew, Jamaica, son of the late Robert
C. Overton and Jean B. Overton, Secretary.
Educated: Jamaica College, Britannia
Naval College, U.S. Naval War College. Career:
Queens Commission, Jamaica Defence Force
1974-88; General Manager McCallas
Laboratories 1988-89. General Manager, Brinks
Jamaica Ltd., 1989-93. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Caroline
M. Hall, September 23, 1978; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Shooting, Swimming, Game
fishing. Clubs: Jamaica, Liguanea,
Royal Jamaica Yacht, Kingston, Jamaica Officers.
Address: (business) 3-5 South Camp
Road, Kingston 16. Tel. 928-4947-9, 927-9600.
(residence) 2 Ravinia Mews, Kingston 6.