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PAISLEY, Brian John Lawson, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Ciboney Group Ltd.; Former Advertising and Public Relations Executive; Chairman Paisley, Kelly, Kenyon & Eckhardt Advertising Ltd., P.K. Public Relations Ltd. Organisation: Advertising Agencies Association of Jamaica. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, July 4, 1944, son of Dwight L. Paisley, retired Land Surveyor and Etta Hickling-Paisley. Educated: Manchester High School, Jamaica College, and United Kingdom. Married: Lynda Christine Robinson, July 1, 1972; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Tinkering, Reading, Swimming. Clubs: Kiwanis Club of Kingston, Royal Jamaica Yacht. Address: (business)17 Ruthven Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 929-0240/3; (residence) 11 Pine View, Red Hills.

PALMER, Derrick Lloyd, C.D., B.Sc.; Social Worker; Regional Director, North America & Caribbean Region, Disabled Peoples’ International since 1984. Director Combined Disabilities Association & Deeds Industries Ltd. Organizations: Member Executive of CVSS & JASW & CDA; Founding Member CDA; First Blind Chairman Jamaica Society for the Blind (1978-1981); Former Vice-President Caribbean Council for the Blind (1978); Former Chairman Progressive Blind Association (1975-1978). Born: Brown’s Town, St .Ann October 22, 1949; son of the late Clunis Palmer, Farmer, and Ethlyn Palmer, Housewife. Educated: Brown’s Town Primary School; Salvation Army School for the Blind and Visually Impaired; University of the West Indies; Haifa University, Israel. Career: Audio-typist & Counsellor, Salvation Army Headquarters for the Handicapped/Ministry of Social Security 1978-84. Married: Danette Ann Dixon, February 16,1985; 1 daughter. Interests: Dominoes, Sports Enthusiast, All types of Music, Short-wave Broadcasts. Address: (business) 11 Carlton Crescent, Kingston 10; Tel. 929-2073.

PALMER, Hon. Jeremy Alphanso, J.P., B.A. (Hons.), L.L.B.; Attorney-at-Law, Private Practice since February 1989. Director On Wheels Ltd. 0rganizations: Member Central Executive, Jamaica Labour Party, JLP Standing Committee and Deputy General Secretary JLP since 1991. Born: Southfield, St. Elizabeth, December 15, 1947 son of the late Joseph Palmer, Mason, and Phyllis Simpson-Palmer. Educated: Mayfield All-Age School, Mico Teachers’ College, University of the West Indies. Career: National President 4H Club 1967-69; Principal, Bowden Hill All-Age School; New Garden All-Age School 1970-74; Vice Principal Black River Secondary School 1977-79; History Master Munro College 1979-80; Member of the Jamaica Senate 1980-82. Administrative Officer Jamaica Labour Party since December 1980; Member House of Representatives, S.E. St. Elizabeth 1983-89; Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture 1986-89. Award: Student of the year Mico 1969. Denomination: Christian Brethren. Married: Clara Rebecca Robinson, August 8, 1970; 2 daughters. Interests: Farming, Reading. Address: (business) 137 Tower Street, Kingston; Tel. 967-1929; (residence) Lot 27, Musgrave Mews, Kingston 10.

PALOMINO, Gloria E., J.P., Business-woman/Company Director, Managing Director Diesel Equipment and Service Co. Ltd. since 1974. Director Diesel Power Limited, Diesel Equipment & Service Co. Ltd., Lychee Gardens Restaurant Limited, Eagle Commercial Bank Ltd. 0rganizations: President Police Civic Committee, St Andrew Central; Vice Chairman Police Civic Committee, St Andrew North; Chairman The Jamaica Lawn Tennis Association; Founding member Woman Inc. Born: Manchester, October 23, 1936, daughter of William Lyn Ah Ping and Mary Lyn Ah Ping (both dec’d). Educated: Alpha Convent of Mercy High School and Commercial College. Career: Established Diesel Equipment and Service Company Limited 40 Years ago; 1st founded Police Civic Committee 32 Years ago. Award: Badge of Honour for Meritorious Service. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Children: 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Golf, Gardening. Clubs: Constant Spring Golf, Liguanea. Address: (business) 156 Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11. Tel. 923-7055; (residence) Manor Courts Apartments, Manor Park, Kingston 8.

PANAMPILLY, Vijayan, B.V.Sc., Dip.Animal Reproduction; Veterinarian; Veterinary Doctor, Jamaica Broilers Veterinary & Technical Services Division since June 1993. Organizations: Secretary Jamaica Veterinary Association; Secretary/Treasurer, Caribbean Veterinary Association; Member Executive Committee Professional Societies Association in Jamaica. Born: Kerala, India, March 21, 1936; son of the late K. Menon, Agriculturalist, and J. Amma, Housewife. Educated: Nayar Samajam High School; Kerala Veterinary College; Kerala Agriculture University. Career: Veterinary Surgeon (India) 1961-75; Parish Veterinary Officer (Clarendon) 1975-88; Regional Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture 1988-93. Denomination: Hindu - Nair. Married: B. Kunjamma, August 24, 1962; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Playing Cards, Swimming, Sports & Games in general, especially Cricket. Club: Lions Club. Address: (business) Jamaica Broilers, White Mall, St. Catherine; 984-2851/3; (residence) 22 Daisy Avenue, Kingston 6.

PANTON, Keith St. Elmo, C.D., B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Economist. Executive-in-Residence and Senior Research Fellow, Mona Institute of Business, U.W.I. since September, 1994; Consultant, Alcan Jamaica Company. 0rganizations: Manchester Association of Secondary, Tertiary Schools, Health, Education and Association Development Foundation (MASTSHEAD); Member Jamaica Employers’ Federation, Campus Grants Committee, UWI; Manchester Health Trust Committee; Ordained Priest Anglican Supplementary Ministry; Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship, Inc.; National Commission for Science and Technology. Born: St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, November 2, 1935, son of the late Charles Panton, Asst. Commissioner of Police, and Vioris E. Walker, Teacher. Educated: Kingston Technical High School, Wilmington College, Washington State University. Career: Accounting Clerk, Local Government 1953-57; Instructor of Economics, Washington State University (Part-time) 1961-63; Instructor in Economics Warner Pacific College and Cascade College (Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.) 1963-64; Personnel Officer (Trainee) Alcan Jamaica Company 1964-66; Supervisor, Personnel and Industrial Relations, Alcan Jamaica Company 1966-67; Manager Industrial Relations Alcan Jamaica Co. 1970-75; Vice-President Personnel, Alcan Jamaica Co. 1976-82; Director Industrial and Employee Relations, Alcan Aluminium Corporation U.S.A. 1982-83; Executive Vice-President and General Manager, Alcan Jamaica Co. 1984-86; President and Chief Executive Officer, Alcan Jamaica Company 1986-93; Executive Chairman, Alcan Jamaica Company 1993-94, seconded to University of the West Indies; Chairman, National Commercial Bank 1987-93. Awards: Beta Gamma Sigma, National Scholastic Honorary for Business, Omicron Delta Epsilon, National Scholastic Honorary for Economics, Gleaner Company Certificate of Merit (National) for Outstanding Achievement in Business Management 1985; Jamaican Institute of Management Outstanding Manager Award 1986; Fellow, Jamaican Institute of Management 1987; Government of Jamaica Order of Distinction in the rank of Commander 1988; Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Inc. Training Association award 1988; Outstanding Corporate Personality in the field of Human Resource Planning 1991 Jamaica Association for Training & Development, Honorary Kiwanian in recognition of service to the community and nation from Kiwanis Club of Mandeville. Publications: Grace Kennedy Foundation Lecture – “Leadership & Citizenship in Post-Independence Jamaica – Whither the Partnership?” 1994. The Bauxite/Alumina Industry in Jamaica’s Development 1987; Innovation in Labour/Management Relations in the Bauxite and Alumina Industry of Jamaica; Alcan Jamaica: A Case Study 1986. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Barbara E. Dyer, December 20, 1969; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Agriculture, Reading, Table Tennis, Dominoes. Clubs: Manchester Golf, Kingston Cricket. Address: (residence) Ingleside, Mandeville. Tel. 962-2022.

PANTON, Verma Wevlyn, B.Arch.; Architect; In private practice since 1984; First female Architect in Jamaica and W.I. Organizations: Former Chairman Public Relations Committee and Committee for Community Centre Project in Gordon Town; Member, Jamaica Institute of Architects and the Executive Council; Chairman, Small House Design Book Committee; Member Architects Registration Board of Jamaica; Member, Horticultural Society, the Orchid Society of Jamaica, Grants Review Committee of Kingston Restoration Company Ltd.; Heart Foundation of Jamaica; Members of various committees at St. Andrew Parish Church. Born: Malvern, St. Elizabeth, daughter of the late Vernon Panton, and Laura Walker-Panton. Educated: Claremont Primary School, Carvalho’s High School, Ardenne High School, McGill University. Career: Land Surveyor’s Asst. Survey Dept 1956-58; Project Architect Ministry of Education 1964-68; Associate Partner, McMorris, Sibley, Robinson 1968-82; Partner/Director, Landmark Development Company 1982-84. Awards: Jamaican Govt. Scholarship in Architecture, Honourable Mention, Wood Preservation Co. Ltd. Low Income Housing Design Competition 1967; Honourable Mention, Redimix Concrete Ltd. Low Income Housing Competition 1973; End of Decade of Women Award for Jamaican Women, Certificate of Recognition for Pioneer Woman in Architecture and Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Architecture 1985; Jamaican Institute of Architects Award for 20 years dedicated service to the J.I.A. 1987. Creative Works: Workers Bank Building (Constant Spring), Botany Building (University of the West Indies), D. Mair Insurance Building (Knutsford Blvd.). Denomination: Anglican. Interests: Reading, Swimming, Jogging, Squash, Jewel-craft, Fashion Designing. Club: Liguanea (Sports). Address: (business) 4 Avesbury Avenue, Kingston 8; Tel. 927-7963

PATTERSON, Dennis Ferdinand, F.C.A., F.C.C.A., Chartered Accountant/Consultant. Senior Partner, Dennis Patterson & Co. since 1987. Director, Dennis Patterson and Associates Ltd., Chairman, Self Start Fund; Director, Caribbean Housing Finance Corporation; Hon. Treasure, Small Business Association of Jamaica. Born: Manchester, Jamaica, December 28, 1951, son of the late Daniel Patterson and Clarice Patterson, Housewife/Social Worker. Educated: Knox College; College of Arts, Science and Technology, South West London College. Career: Alcan Jamaica Ltd. 1970-75; Price Waterhouse, London/Jamaica 1979-87. Denomination: Moravian. Married: Angela Marie Robinson, July 20, 1974; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading, playing Bridge, Dancing. Club: Breakfast Optimists. Address: (business) 1st & 2nd Floors, Bookland Building, 53 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5; Tel. 968-0674/8; (residence) 1 Bayview Close, Bull Bay, St Thomas.

PATTERSON, Donald Albert, F.C.A. (Ja and U.K.), Chartered Accountant. Mortgage Controller, Jamaica National Building Society since August 1995. Director/Joint Secretary, Jamaica National (UK) Ltd, Joint Secretary, Jamaica National Overseas (NY) Inc. and Jamaica National Overseas (Canada) Ltd. Director, Edward Gayle & Co. Ltd., and Mutual Security Insurance Brokers Ltd. Organisations: Chairman, Board of Management, Hill All-Age School; Council Member, Jamaican Institute of Management. Born: Westmoreland, Jamaica, January 28, 1954, son of Jasper Patterson, Minister of Religion, and Edith Patterson, Housewife. Educated: Henry Thornton School, London, England; Kingston Polytechnic, Surrey, England; London School of Accountancy, England. Career: Auditing Supervisor Harvey Preen & Co. (London); Touche Ross Thorburn & Co. (Jamaica) 1973-79; General Manager (Finance & Administration) and Director Jamaica Nutrition Holdings Ltd. 1979-81; Development & Overseas Controller, Ja. National Building Society 1990-92; Manager, Financial Controller, Ja. National Building Society Jan 1993-July 95. Denomination: Christian. Married: Irenia Joseph, July 7, 1979; 3 sons. Interests: Squash. Club: Rotary, St. Andrew. Address: (business) 2-4 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10. Tel: 926-1344/9; (residence) P.O. Box 647, Meadowbridge, Kingston 19.

PATTERSON, Horace John, C.L.U., Branch Manager Mutual Life since January 1986. Trustee and Chairman of Examinations Committee of the Institute of Chartered Life Underwriters of Jamaica. Organizations: Life Underwriters’ Association of Jamaica, Director and Treasurer James Brown Health Centre, Vice-President Saxthorpe Men’s Fellowship. Executive Member Cherry Gardens Citizens Association, Member Life Insurance Managers and General Agents Association. Born: Welcome, Hanover, May 16, 1940, son of the late Japheth S. Patterson, Farmer, and Frances E. Patterson, Housewife. Educated: Mannings High School. Career: Civil Servant Collector General’s Dept. 1959-67; Life Insurance Salesman 1967-77; Unit Supervisor 1977-79; Unit Manager 1980-84; Branch Manager Designate 1985. Awards: Many Insurance Industry Awards including Million Dollar Round Table, Caribbean Quality Award. National Sales Achievement Award. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Monica Y. Bowen, August 14, 1965; 2 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Swimming, Singing. Address: (business) Mutual Life, 64 Barry Street, Kingston. Tel. 28150-5; (residence) 41 Shortwood Drive, Kingston 8.

PATTERSON, Trevor Owen, LL.B. (Hons.) (Lond), LL.M. (Lond.), A.C.I.I. Attorney-at-Law. Partner, Patterson, Phillipson & Graham since August 1995. Organisations: Director, Telecommunications of Jamaica Ltd., Jamaica Telephone Co. Ltd., Friends Group Ltd., Corporate Group Ltd., Capital Assurance Bldg. Society. Born: Beeston Spring, Westmoreland June 19, 1949, son of John Patterson, farmer and Zera Bookal-Wright, Midwife. Educated: Mannings School, University of London, Norman Manley Law School. Career: Partner, Myers Fletcher & Gordon 1982-95. Awards: Commonwealth Scholar (U.K. Award), Keith Simmonds Memorial Prize. Publications: Aircraft Finance Law (Jamaica), Published by Longman, London. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Wyvolyn Gager 4 April, 1991, 2 sons. Interests: Reading. Address: (Business) First Life Building, 6th fl., 60 Knutsford Blvd., New Kingston. (residence) 53 Shenstone Drive, Kingston 6.

PAULWELL, Phillip Feanney, LL.B., Certificate of Legal Education. Attorney-at-Law. Minister of State and Senator since January 1995. Organisations: Director, Doublewell Ltd. Born: St. Thomas, January 14, 1962, son of Wesley Paulwell, Mechanical Contractor, and Lyn Smith, Housewife. Educated: Norman Gardens Primary, Excelsior High, Excelsior Community College, U. W. I., Norman Manley Law School. Career: Legal Officer, J.C.T.C.; Trade Administrator & Managing Director, Trade Board; Executive Director, Fair Trading Commission. Denomination: Anglican. 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Theatre and attending Sporting Events. Club: Build a Nation Foundation. Address: (business) 36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10. (residence) 16 Oxford Road, Kingston 5.

PAWSON, James Arthur F.C.I.I.; Insurance Broker, Managing Director Zenith InsuranceBrokers Ltd. since 1983, Director Zenith Insurance Brokers Ltd. Born: Macclesfield, England, August 14, 1946, son of Raymond Pawson, Civil Servant, and Winnifred Dooney-Pawson (both dec’d). Educated: De La Salle College, England. Career: Guardian Royal Exchange Assurance Group, Manchester, England 7 years, Assistant Manager and Manager Fletcher & Co. 1972-79, General Manager Crawfurd Fletcher Insurance Brokers 1979-83. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Beverley Elaine Morris, July 28, 1973; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Cricket, Squash, Reading. Clubs: Liguanea, Rotary of Kingston Downtown. Address: (business) 1 Barbados Avenue, Kingston 5, (residence) 11 Lord Nelson Way, Trafalgar Park, Kingston 10.

PAYNE, Marie Theresa Augusta, Retired Banker. Director N.C.B. Group Ltd., National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd., N.C.B. Trust & Merchant Bank Ltd., Carp Corporation Ltd., West Indies Trust Co. Ltd., N.C.B. (Investments) Ltd., Caribbean Home N.C.B. Insurance Ltd., The Gleaner Co. Ltd., COPE Ltd., Barbarees Farming Enterprises Ltd., Jamaica Producers Group Ltd., Trustee N.C.B. Pension Fund. Born: Roseau, Dominica, August 28, 1928, daughter of Justice A.R. Cools-Lartigue, Supreme Court Judge - Barrister-at-Law Sybil Potter-Cools-Lartigue (both dec’d). Educated: St. Joseph’s Convent, High School (Grenada). Career: Managing Director’s Assistant Barclays Bank of Jamaica Ltd.; Deputy Managing Director National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Horace W. Payne, April 16, 1955 (dec’d); 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Music, Swimming, Dance. Address: (business) c/o National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd., 32 Trafalgar Rd., Kingston 5. Tel. 929-9050; (residence) Townhouse #10, Millsborough Meadow, 1A Millsborough Avenue, Kingston 6.

PEARSON, Andrew Gerard Murray, B.Sc. (Hons), Ph.D., Dip. (Mgt Studies), Biochemist. Lecturer since 1978, University of the West Indies. Member Biochemical Society. Born: Beckenham, Kent, United Kingdom, son of Gerard W. M. Pearson, retired Civil Servant, and Vera Anna-Maria Bonvicini, Teacher and Faith Healer. Educated: Dulwich College, London, University of Leeds, University of the West Indies. Publications: 14 scientific articles. Married: Florence M.R. Dempster, September 15, 1984, 2 sons. Interests: Boating, Reading, Cooking, Squash, Rugby. Club: Senior Common Room, Old Alleynians; President, U.W.I./C.A.S.T. Rugby Union Football Club Address: (business) Dept. of Biochemistry, U.W.I., Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 927-2290; (residence) No. 3 T.M.R.U. Flats, Long Mountain Road, Kingston 7.

PEARSON, Gene Hendricks, Dip. Ceramics; Artist, Ceramic & Bronze Sculptor Teacher, since 1965. Born: Marlie Hill, St. Catherine, February 14, 1946, son Jeremiah Pearson, Farmer (deceased) and Celestina Golding-Pearson. Educated: Jamaica School of Art (now the Edna Manley School for the Visual Arts). Career: Tutor Calabar High School 1969-71 and 1974-75, Vere Technical High School 1972-73, Jamaica School of Art 1970-82. Exhibitions: Several one-man, two-man and group shows commencing in 1968 including: 1972 Group Show “International Ceramics 1972”, The Victoria and Albert Museum (London): 1973 and 1979 Two-Man Shows with Eugene Hyde, The John Peartree Gallery: 1978 One-Man Show Giammaica Gallery, (Venice Los Angeles, California): 1991 One-Man Show Giorgi Gallery, (Berkeley, California): 1991 Two-Man Show Galerie Malraux, (Los Angles, California): 1993 One-Man Show UC Berkeley, (Berkeley, California); 1994 International Sculpture Show Bomani Gallery, (San Francisco, California). Presentations by successive Prime Ministers and others of works to Diplomats, Heads of States and other Celebrities including: Russian Head of State Leonid Breshnev 1979; Mr. David Rockefeller, Chairman Chase Manhattan Bank 1981; President Bill Clinton of the U.S.A. 1995; Ms. Roberta Flack Musician 1980; Ms. Maya Angelou Poet and Author 1993; President Nelson Mandella of South Africa 1994. Celebrity Collections: Work in ceramic, bronze and drawing can be found in corporate and private collections in Jamaica and abroad, including The National Gallery of Jamaica and in the U.S.A. the collections of Mr Stevie Wonder, Singer, Mr. Arnold Schwarzenegger Actor of “Terminator”, Ms. Diahann Carrol Actress of “Dynasty”, Ms. Madge Sinclair of “Roots” and “Trapper John M.D.”, Ms. Roxy Roker of “ The Jeffersons”, Ms. Tyne Daley of “Cagney & Lacey”, Ms. Alice Walker, Author of “Colour Purple” and Mr. Clevon Little Comedian. Awards: T.W. Lippert Gold Medal for Ceramics 1965. His work appears on the Jamaican $1.40 stamp released in 1993 depicting “Jamaica Ceramics”. Religion: Christian. Married: Janet Joan Dickson; July 4, 1970; 2 daughters. Address: (residence) Lot 9 Blue Mountain Road, Belvedere, Red Hills P.O. Box 35, St. Andrew; Tel. 944-2289.

PERALTO, Hon. Ryan George Saunders, Businessman. Director Modern Partitions Ltd., Caledonia Holdings Ltd., Rymice Ltd, Lyndhurst Warehousing Ltd. Organizations: Former Member Free Zone Promotion Council, Vice-Chairman and Director Jamaica Manufacturers Association, President Jaycees of Jamaica, J.C.I. Senator, Chairman National Volunteers, President Kingston Jaycees, Chairman Nuggets for the Needy, Chairman Leadership Training Committee – Jaycees, Board Member and Secretary St. Georges College Old Boys’ Association. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, March 21, Muriel Saunders-Peralto. Educated: Private Tuition, St. Simons and St. George’s Colleges. Career: L.J. Williams Marketing Co. Ltd. 1950-66. Dept. Manager, Executive and Member Board of Directors Building Industries Ltd. 1959-66. Mayor of KIngston 1981-82, Member of the Senate 1980; Minister of State, Ministry of National Security 1986-89; K.S.A.C. Councillor. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Lorna Elaine Tyrie, November 2, 1957; 5 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Bridge, Swimming, Reading. Clubs: Monymusk, Kingston Cricket, Liguanea. Address: 9C Retirement Crescent, Kingston 5.

PEREZ-MAURA, Ramiro, LL.B., Dip. in Comparative Law, Ph.D., Hon. Doctorate in Political Science (University of Hankuk, Korea). Diplomat. Ambassador of Spain to Jamaica, St. Kitts, Antigua, Bahamas, St. Lucia, St. Vincent since March 1993 and Ambassador to Barbados, Grenada and Dominica since 1994. Organisations: Professor in Public International Law 1963-65; Professor in Political Law 1970-74; Hon. Professor of the Women’s University of Soong Hui, Korea. Antonio Maura Foundation 1987; Spanish Naval League 1988-93; Vice President of the Jose Canalejas Foundation. Born: Santander, Spain August 25, 1934, son of Duke of Maura, Ramiro Perez Herrera, Shipowner, and Gabriela Maura Herrera, Writer (both dec’d). Educated: Universidad Computense de Madrid, University of Strasbourg. Political Career: Founder, Spanish Association for European Cooperation; Vice President, Club 1980; Founder & First National Vice-President of the Liberal Party 1976; Governor of Baleares, 1976; Senator, Mallorca 1977-79; President of the Senate Commission for Public Works, Transportation & Communication; Spokesman of the Government party for Foreign Affairs and Member of the Constitutional and Latin American Senate Commissions; Regional Minister for Transport & Communications 1978-79; Vice President for the State-Baleares Mixed Commission, 1979-81; President of the National Committee for the Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights 1988; President of the International Federation of Navy Leagues 1989-93. Diplomatic Career: Entered the Diplomatic field in 1964. Secretary, Embassy of Spain, Caracas 1966-69; Secretary, Embassy of Spain, Trinidad 1968-69; Head, Office of the Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs 1969-70; Head, Desk of European countries, U.S.A. & Canada in the Directorate-General for International Economic Relations 1970-73; Deputy Director for Commercial Promotion in the National Institute of Industry 1973-74; Director, General Affairs of International Technical Cooperation 1975; Delegate for Spain in the European Space Agency 1975; Consultant Member of the Higher Council for Foreign Affairs 1976-81; Ambassador of Spain to the Republic of Korea 1982-85; Secretary General of the Spanish Commission of UNESCO 1986-93; President of Foreign Affairs, Discipline & Dispute Committees of the Liberal Party 1985-89. Awards: Grand Cross of the Naval Merit (white badge), Cross of Military Merit (First Class, white badge), Commander of the First Class of Isabel la Catolica, Officer of the Order of Civil Merit, Medal of the Order of Constitutional Merit. Grand Cross of the Diplomatic Merit of the Republic of Korea, Grand Commander of the Phoenix Order of Greece, Order of Francisco de Miranda de Venezuela, Honorary Citizen of San Gabriel, California, Golden Key to the City of Seoul. Publications: International Monetary Reform (Author); GAVINA Tribuna Liberal (Editor) as well as numerous article son legal, economic and political matters in newspapers and magazines. Denomination: Catholic. Married: Lucia de la Pena in 1962, 3 sons. Interests: Painting, Golf, Sailing. Clubs: Royal Automobile, Constant Spring Golf, Puerta de Hiero (Golf Club, Madrid) , Gran Pena Madrid. Address: (business) 25 Dominica Drive (10th Floor), Kingston 5; Tel.929-6710/8575; (residence) 1B Norbrook Road, Kingston 8.

PERKINS, Donovan Hugh, B.A. (Hons), M.B.A. Banker. Managing Director, Pan Caribbean Merchant Bank Ltd. since June 1993. Organisations: Director, Portfolio Partners Ltd., Pan Caribbean Investments Ltd., Financial Management Services Ltd. Calabar’s Manning Cup Team 1976 (Finalists & 1977 (Champions). Director of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Miami & Chairman of its “Bowl for Kids Sake” Fundraising Committee (Financial Institutions) 1991-93. Born: Kingston, June 17, 1960, son of Karl F. Perkins and Celia T. Ross. Educated: Robertson’s Prep, Calabar High School, University of South Florida, University of Virginia. Career: Auditor, NCNB National Bank of Florida 1984-86; Asst. Vice President, Corporate Banking, Nationsbank 1988-92; Vice President, Finance, Carifreight Shipping Co. 1992-93. Awards: Deans List 1982-84; Phi Kappa Phi Honour Society 1984; NABA Scholar 1984; Virginia Scholar 1986-88. Denomination: Presbyterian. Married: Michele C. Marzouca, December 16, 1989, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Golf, Football, Bridge. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) Pan Caribbean Building, 64 Knutsford Blvd., Kingston 5; Tel. 929-5583/4; (residence) 1 Dillsbury Avenue, Kingston 6.

PERKINS, Godfrey Woodrowe, B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., D.I.C.; Civil Servant; Permanent Secretary, currently serving as Director General, Ministry of Agriculture and Mining. Organizations: Executive Member, Crofts Hill Past Students Association; Member, Jamaican Association of Safety Professionals; Member, Geological Society of Jamaica; General Secretary, Brotherhood of St. Andrew in Jamaica. Born: Crofts Hill, Clarendon, August 25, 1943, son of Enos V. Perkins, Carpenter, and Roslyn Rebecca Maddix-Perkins (both dec’d). Educated: Crofts Hill All-Age School, St. Joseph’s Teachers College, University of the West Indies, University of London. Career: Primary School Teacher 1964-70, Chemistry Master St. George’s College 1970-71, Inspector of Mines 1971-76, Chief Inspector of Mines 1976-80, Commissioner of Mines 1980-87, Technical Director and Director of Energy in the Ministry of Mining & Energy 1987-89; Member of Jamaica’s delegation to the preparatory Commission for the International Sea-Bed Authority and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea 1984-90. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Doreen Elaine Bailey, July 27, 1985; 2 sons. Interests: Swimming, Musical appreciation. Club: Brotherhood of St. Andrew. Address: (business) Ministry of Agriculture & Mining, Hope, Kingston 6; Tel. 977-1873; (residence) 11 Anthurium Drive, Kingston 6.

PERRY, Frazer Victor, B.Sc. (Econ.);Works Manager Kaiser Jamaica Bauxite Company since 1983. Organizations: 1st Vice-President St. Ann Co-op Credit Union, Member Jamaica Computer Society. Born: Duncans, Trelawny, February 11, 1940, son of the late William V. Perry & Daisy W. Laing. Educated: Duncans Primary School, Kingston College, University of the West Indies. Career: Computer Programmer Commodity Service (Facey Commodity) 1963, Programmer Kaiser Bauxite 1965. justify the field of Data Processing in 1976 as Data Processing and Materials Manager, Mining Manager 1976-79, Operations Manager, Kaiser Jamaica Bauxite Company 1979-83. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Viveen E. Rickards, June 29, 1974; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Gardening (kitchen), Darts. Address: (business) Discovery Bay, St. Ann. Tel. 973-2221; (residence) Bridgewater, Discovery Bay, St. Ann.

PERSAUD, Patricia Grace, Freelance Writer. Founder/Co-ordinator The Children’s Writers Circle since 1983. Organizations: Member Book Industry Association of Jamaica, The Jamaica Reading Association. Born: Sligoville, St. Catherine, March 12, 1939, daughter of Adrian Hollar, Dental Technician, and Iris Hollar, Housewife. Educated: Alpha Primary School, Alpha Academy. Career: Bank Clerk Bank of Nova Scotia 1957-64; Clerk/Typist J. Arthur Rank Organization (London) 1965-66; Secretary Department of Pathology and Medicine 1966-75; Executive Secretary Xerox (Jamaica) Limited 1976-77; Teacher Sts. Peter and Paul Preparatory School 1977-83; Past Vice-President St. Vincent de Paul Society; Actress in Radio Series “Fortunes of Flora-Lee” 1979-83; Judge on Programme “It’s a Small world” J.B.C. T.V. Publications: Published many short stories for Radio and Television; Wrote Through A Child’s Eye; Childhood Whispers; Tipsy; Special Gift; Little People ;The Remarkable; Mr Pom Pom. Co-ordinated the books Things I Like; The Big River . Wrote the following Plays – Is Santa Coming; Of Such is the Kingdom; The Christmas Spirit; The Enchanted Locket; Tle Dolls; The Gift of Life. Wrote the following songs – One People, Independence 1983; Litterbug for Clean as a Whistle Campaign; Sts. Peter and Paul School Song Integrity and Honour. Awards: Bronze Medal for Prize Story The Parakeet. Gained many Festival Awards in the field of Literature. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Professor Vasil Persaud, October 4, 1958; 2 sons, 2 adopted daughters. Interests: Sewing, Playing the Piano, Swimming. Club: Women’s Club. Address: 8 Canberra Crescent, Kingston 6.

PERSAUD, Vasil, M.B.B.S. ) Lond), D.C.P. (Lond.), F.R.C. Path ., F.C.A.P.; Medical Practitioner, Professor of Pathology since 1978, Head Department of Pathology U.W.I. since 1986, University of the West Indies. Organizations: Chairman Editorial West Indian Medical Journal; Member College of American Pathologists, International Academy of Pathology, Royal College of Pathologists. Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Jamaica Cancer Society, Medical Defence Union, Jamaica Association of Scientists. Born: Guyana, March 16, 1935, son of the late Bridgemohan Persaud, Businessman and Johana Persaud, Housewife. Educated: Central High School; Queen’s College, Guyana; University of the West Indies. Career: Internship 1961-62, Resident in Pathology 1962-64 Kingston Public Hospital; W.H.O. (World Health Organization) Travel Fellowship to Royal Post Graduate School 1965, Lecturer in Pathology 1965-70, Senior Lecturer in Pathology 1970-75, Reader in Pathology 1975-78, University of the West Indies; Personal Professorship in Anatomical Pathology – (First U.W.I. Medical graduate to achieve that distinction) – Senior Consultant Pathologist University Hospital of the West Indies. Awards: Chancellor Hall “Super Lion” for outstanding achievement as a Past student of Chancellor Hall 1965; Honorary Fellowship of the Society of Medical Technologists of the West Indies. Publications: Over 100 publications in the field of cancer research in national Journals in the Caribbean and other foreign lands. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Patricia Grace Hollar, October 4, 1958; 2 sons, 2 adopted daughters. Interests: Gardening. Address: Department of Pathology, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 927-1226.

PERSADSINGH, Neil Indal Thadeus, M.B.B.S., Dip.Derm.; Dermatologist in private practice since 1978. Organization: Secretary of J.A.R.A. Born: Trinidad, October 13, 1945; son of Ranjul L. Persadsingh, Lawyer, and Joycely M. Persadsingh, Beautician. Educated: Boy’s School; Pres. College; University of the West Indies; University of London. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Maureen Gillnir, August 21, 1974; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Amateur Radio, Sailing, Dog Rearing. Club: J.A.R.A. Address: 31 Orange Street Kingston; Tel. 922-1736.

PERSHADSINGH, Raam Shankar, Q.C., B.A.(Hons.), LL.B.; Attorney-at-Law. Private Practice (England) 1948, Jamaica since 1949. Organizations: Chairman Board of Governors Vere Technical High School, Assisted in drawing up of Jamaican Constitution, Member Board of Governors Mona Preparatory School. Born: Longwood, Clarendon, December 27, 1924, son of Jang Bahadoor-Singh, Planter, Cattle owner, Transport owner and operator and Sakina Pershad-Singh (both dec’d). Educated: Alley, Race Course, and Hayes School, Wolmer’s Boys School, Toronto and London Universities. Chief Justice University of Toronto Moot Court. Religion: Christian. Married: Celia Diane Luckham, October 16, 1960; 3 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Boxing, Swimming, Planting, Building. Clubs: Foundation Member Sanatan Dharma Mandir, Foundation Member East India Progressive Society, Little Theatre, India. Address: (business) 63 Duke Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-4988; (residence) 12 Widcombe Crescent, Kingston 6.

PHILLIP, George Joseph Dr., Ph.D., M.B.A., F.B.I.M., F.I.I.M., F.J.I.M.; Coordinator A.T.L. Group of Companies, Managing Director Hillman Holdings Ltd., Chairman Bachus Ltd., Keyland Dev. Co., Deputy Chairman Caribbean Brake Products Ltd., Director National Housing Trust, Insport, Organizations: Chairman Jamaica Sports Hall of Fame, Jaycees. Born: St. Georges, Grenada, January 31, 1938, son of Ekins Phillip Farmer, and Mrs. Georgiana Davis. Educated: Marylebone Polytechnic College (London), London School of Economics, Pacific Western University. Career: Personnel and Training Manager Stephens and Ross (Bookers - Trinidad), General Manager Development Montego Freeport Ltd., Executive Director Jamaican Institute of Management, Director, Human Resource Development Grace Kennedy 1975-84. Publications: A-Z of I.R. Practices. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Janette Low, September 23, 1967; 2 daughters. Interests: Fishing, Golf, Cricket. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Jamaica, Liguanea. Address: (business) A.T.L. Automotives, 149 Hagley Park Road, Kingston 10, . Tel. 925-4522; (residence) 15 Millsborough Avenue, Kingston 6.

PHILLIPS, Cynthia Suckie, Teacher, Licence Valuator, Owner and Manager River View Country Club since 1977. Director River View Resort. Organizations: Member Portland Chamber of Commerce. Born: Toms Hope, Port Antonio, November 15, 1955, daughter of Joseph Suckie, Overseer, and Beatrice Badahl-Suckie. Educated: Junior Secondary School, Commercial College. Career: Secretary, Teacher. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Wellington Vivian Phillips, February 3, 1977;2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Swimming, Dancing, Reading, Sewing, Music. Address: (business) 1 Harbour Street, Port Antonio.Tel. 993-2522; (residence) River View, St. Margarets Bay.

PHILLIPS, Hon. Peter David, Ph.D. 1986 (Int’l Political Econ. & Dev. Studies); 1976 M.Sc. (Govt.); 1970 B.Sc. (Econ.); Minister of Government/Minister of Health since January 1995. Born: Kingston, December 28, 1949; son of Aubrey Phillips, University Professor (dec’d), and Thelma Phillips (nee Limonious), Administrator. Educated: Jamaica College; University of the West Indies; Princeton, State University of New York (Binghampton). Career: Lecturer, Department of Government, U.W.I. 1982-87; Lecturer, Consortium Graduate School of the Social Sciences, U.W.I. 1987-89. Awards: 1977 Ford Foundation Fellowship; 1984 Fulbright Fellowship. Publications: Numerous academic articles on International Political & Economic Relations. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Sandra E. Minott, December 12, 1987; 4 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Jogging, Reading, Music, Squash. Clubs: Liguanea, Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) 10 Caledonia Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 927-9625; (residence) Mountain Spring Drive, Kingston 6.

PHILLIPS, Wellington Vivian, Graduate of R.C.A. (N.Y.) Electronics, Graduate N.R.I. (Washington D.C.), Radiotrician and Teletrician. Auctioneer, Valuator, Farmer since 1970. Director Portland Chamber of Commerce since 1970, Rafters Rest 1975; President Associated Chambers of Commerce of Jamaica 1981, Portland Scouting Association since 1974, 1st Vice-President Titchfield P.T.A., Member Junior Achievement National Council, 1985. Born: Port Antonio, September 8, 1909, son of Passley-Phillips, Businessman and Amanda Passley-Phillips (both dec’d). Educated: Titchfield, N.R.I. Chelsea College R.C.A. University. Career: Manager, Wholesale and Retail Johnson and Company Port Antonio and Annotto Bay 1935-39; Radar Specialist U.S. Government 1940-41; Sergeant Signal Corps attached to Air Force U. S. Army 1941-43; Radar Specialist 1942-45; Authorized Member Philco Service 1944-70; Notary Public N.Y. State 1949-70; N.Y. Ass. Cubmaster Pack 378 Brentwood N.Y. 1966-70. Award: Received 1981 Alumnus Award from Technical Career Institutes of New York City for Outstanding Professional Achievement having graduated with top Honours class of 1941. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Cynthia Suckie, Feb 3, 1977; 3 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Swimming, Shooting, Fishing, Sports, Music, Poetry, Civic Work. Clubs: Eastern Jamaica Anglers Assn., Negril Sands, River View Country. Address: (business) 1 Harbour Street, Port Antionio. Tel. 993-2522; (residence) “River View” (Estate), St. Margaret’s Bay

PICKERSGILL, Hon. Robert Dixon, B.A., Dip.Ed.; Attorney-at-Law; Minister of Government, Minister of Public Utilities & Transport since March 1989. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, February 2, 1943; son of Armond Pickersgill, Retired Civil Servant and Sophia Pickersgill, Housewife (dec’d). Educated: Chapelton Primary School; Clarendon College; University of the West Indies. Career: Teacher, St. Jago High School; Partner, Law Firm Woodham Pickersgill and Downing; Director, Workers Savings & Loan Bank; Councillor, K.S.A.C. (Mountain View Division); PNP Representative to Several International Commonwealth Conferences. Denomination: United Church. Address: (business) 36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-9170/9; (residence) 16 Surbiton Close, Kingston 10; Tel. 929-8833; 929-6395.

PINK, Patricia Hope; Social Worker. Organizations: President Friends of St. Ann’s Bay Hospital, St. Ann 4-H Committee; Friends of Armadale Girls’ Residence, Friends of Windsor Girls Residence; Hon. Member Innerwheel, Ocho Rios; Member Secom C.B.; Member Board St. Ann Residence Craft. Born: Gainsborough St. Elizabeth, June 26, 1932, daughter of the late Neville Cleveland Lewis, Former Member of Parliament and Marion Salmon-Lewis. Educated: Primary School, Nightingale High School, St. Andrew High School, University of the West Indies. Career: Sugar Welfare Board 25 years; J.A.M.A.L. 5 years; Member of the Senate 1980-83; Parish Manager (St. Ann) Social Development Commission; Member Parliament, South East St. Ann. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Constantine Pink, October 26, 1956. Address: c/o Kaiser Bauxite Co., Discovery Bay P.O.

PLAYFAIR, June Jean, Founder/Principal Trafalgar Christian Preparatory School since 1982. Organizations: Acting President, J.I.S.A. (Prep. Sch. Div.), Recording Secretary, Jamaica Ind. Sch. Assocn. Born: Salisbury, England, January 11, 1942; daughter of John Richard Harrison, Accountant, and Margaret Hanna Harrison, Housewife. Educated: Thomas Calton Secondary School; Mico College. Career: Nursing, Kings College Hospital 1960-1964; Housewife (Voluntary Secretary for National Consumers League) 1964-1966; Teacher, Holy Childhood Preparatory School 1966-1968; Teacher, Miss Butler’s Preparatory School 1968-1970; Teacher & Brownie Pact Leader, Hillel Academy 1970-1979. Awards: Fong Yee Award for Academic Excellence Mico 1977; Best Ind. Study Award 1977 Mico. Denomination: Evangelical. Married: Lloyd M. Playfair, January 19, 1963; 2 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Swimming, Reading, Following Teaching-related Courses. Clubs: Y.M.C.A., Ja. Reading Assocn., Maths Assocn. of Ja. Address: (business ) 38a Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-4414.

PLUMMER, Christopher St. Claver, BSc., Dip.Mgmnt.Stud.; Business Consultant; Former Manager, Manufacturing Industries Divisions JAMPRO. Director, A.S.K. Business Services Ltd. Organizations: Executive Committee Member, Council of Voluntary Social Services 1987-1989. Chairman, Training Committee, C.V.S.S. 1988-89. Born: St. James, March 12, 1956; son of Mendez Plummer, Contractor, and Armaleta Bell, Housekeeper. Educated: Wolmer’s Boy’s School; Manchester High School; University of the West Indies. Career: Community Development Officer, National Housing Trust 1980-82; Education Coordinator, National Family Planning Board 1983-86; Senior Economic Development Executive, J.N.I.P. 1986-88. Denomination: Christian. Married: Janet Douglas, December 19, 1982; 2 daughters. Interests: Computer Programming, Poetry, Writing. Address: (residence) 185 Newton Close, Ensom Acres, Spanish Town P.O.

POLACK, Owen Harcourt, Petroleum Marketer, Managing Director, Industrial Gases Ltd. since 1984. Organizations: Director, Jamaica Chamber of Commerce; Director, American Chamber of Commerce; Past President Rotary Club of Kingston; Council member, Jamaica Employers Federation; Member Jamaica Yachting Association. Born: Kingston, August 5, 1928, son of N. A. Polack and Lena Hanson-Polack (both dec’d). Educated: Jamaica College. Career: Division Manager, Esso Standard Oil S.A.; Managing Director, Tropigas S.A.; Managing Director, Citigas Limited. Denomination: Anglican. Divorced. 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Sailing, travelling, reading. Clubs: Royal Jamaica Yacht, Jamaica., Liguanea. Address: (business)593 Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11; Tel.923-8434; (residence) 13 Farringdon Heights, Kingston 6.

POND, Brian, M.J.I.M. Stockbroker. Managing Director, Paul Chen Young & Co. Ltd., since 1990. Organisations: Director, Eagle Trust Co. Ltd. Born: Surrey, England, April 18, 1938, son of George Henry Charles Pond, Compositor, and Winnifred Margaret Pond, School Teacher (both dec’d). Educated: Russell School, Surrey, England. Career: Barclays Bank D.C.O. 1954-64; Pitfield MacKay Ja. Ltd., 1964-72; T. Geddes Grant (Ja.) Ltd., 1972-85; Paul Chen-Young & Co. Ltd. 1985- present. Former Chairman, Jamaica Stock Exchange 1993-95. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Arlene Janet McFarlane, June 11, 1977, 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Photography, All Sports. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Liguanea. Address: (business) 2-6 Grenada Crescent, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-8640/6886; (residence) Apt. 52, Courtleigh Towers, Kingston 10.

PORTEOUS, Princess Joan; Business-woman, Managing Director Diamond Transport Limited since 1978. Organizations: Jamaica New York Western Partners, Women Have Influence and Power (WHIP). Born: Kingston, Jamaica, September 22, 1953, daughter of the late James Porteous, Businessman, and Murlina Porteous, Housewife. Educated: Holy Childhood High School; Jamaica Institute of Management; University of the West Indies. Career: Transport Operations. Awards: Woman of Distinction 1987. Denomination: Pentecostal. Children: 3 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Politics, Working with women’s groups, Caring for the aged and children, Writing, Motoring, Debating. Club: Women Have Influence and Power (W.H.I.P. ) . Address: (business) 136D Orange Street, Kingston.

POTTINGER, Alric Astor Bobby, J.P., Insurance Executive. Senior Executive Branch Manager, Mutual Life Assurance Co. Ltd. since 1976. Chairman All Island Banana Growers Assoc., Director Coconut Board, Banana Export Co. Ltd., Banana Board, Jamaica Commodity Trading Co. Ltd, Vice Chairman St. Mary Development and Promotions Ltd., Past Master Lodge Caledonian, Past Master Lodge St James. Born: Bromley, St. Mary, April 1, 1933, son of Dawson Gilbert Pottinger, Builder, and Lillian A. Pottinger, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: LIMRA School of Management. Career: Johnston & Co. Succs. Ltd. 1956-59; Caribbean Health 1960-64; Jamaica Mutual Life Assurance 1964-91. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Colleen Monica Hucey, August 16, 1958. Interests: Swimming, Golf, Social work. Address (business) Mutual Life, Premier Plaza, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-4665; (residence) Gibraltar Heights, Oracabessa, St Mary.

POTTS-LAWRENCE, Monica Angella,

B.Sc., Dip. Int’l Marketing, Dip. Business Administration, Cert. Marketing Research, Marketing Executive, General Manager Allsides Workroom/Jamaica Women’s League since 1983, Dance Instructress Stella Maris Prep. School. Organization: Member National Dance Theatre Company. Born: St. Andrew, November 2, 1958, daughter of the late Enos Percival Potts, Businessman, and Lillian Eugene House. Educated: Mount St. Joseph Academy, St. Catherine High School, College of Arts, Science and Technology, University of the West Indies, Boston College. Career: Marketing Services Manager Colgate Palmolive Company Jamaica Limited 1976-80; Marketing Assistant Mutual Security Bank 1980-83; Performed in plays – Godspell, The King and I. Represented Jamaica in England “Come Home to Jamaica” show; Danced with Eddy Thomas Dance Company in Miami, Canada, England; Modelled costumes in Independence Costume Queen Shows. Awards: Jamaica Festival Award in Dance 1984; Gold Medals in Festival Dance Competition. Creative Works: Choregraphed and wrote scripts for school Productions Yes Lord Yes, 1983, Is Santa Coming 1984; Hope 1985; A fantasy in dance Stella’s Fate, 1986;. Choreographed Fashion Shows for Klothes Kloset and others. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Interests: Creative and Classical Dancing, Painting, Choreographing Fashion Shows and Theatrical Productions. Address: (business) 26 Parkington Plaza, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-8963; (residence) 54 Forysthe Drive, Kingston 6.

POWELL, Hon. Aston Wesley, O.J., O.B.E., M.A., B.Sc., L.L.D. (Hony.), Director, Foundation for International Self-Help; Life Member, Y.M.C.A., Jamaica Teachers Association. Born: Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth, May 21, 1909; son of Samuel U. Powell, Teacher, and Anna Louise Powell, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Calabar Elementary, Normal Secondary; Tutorial Colleges, London Matric (External), Columbia University. Career: Secretary Marcus Garvey Inauguration of Universal Negro Improvement Association 1928-29; Teaching, Tutorial College and Normal Secondary 1929-30; Founder/Headmaster Excelsior School 1931-75; Director Excelsior Education Centre 1975-81; First President Jamaica Teachers’ Association 1964-66; Y.M.C.A. Member Board of Directors 1954-66, Chairman 1966-71; President Emeritus since 1971; Member, Ministry of Education Advisory Committee 1968-76; Member Board of Management, College of Arts Science & Technology 1975-80; Chairman Leila Tomlinson Wareika Basic School since 1966. Awards: Order of the British Empire 1968; Jamaica Progressive League New York Inc., for outstanding contribution to Jamaica in the field of Education 1970; Norman Manley Award for Excellence in the field of Education 1971; Catholic Teachers’ Association of Jamaica Special Award 1972; Jamaica Teachers’ Association, National Roll of Honour for outstanding service to Jamaica in the field of Education 1977; Rotary Club of Kingston for outstanding unequalled contribution to the provision and advancement of Education for all Jamaicans 1979; Elected Paul Harris Fellow 1992; Jaycees of Jamaica Award in recognition of excellent and dedicated service in the field of Education 1980; Gleaner Certificate of Merit for outstanding service in the field of Education 1980; Excelsior Old Students’ Association long-service award presented to Founder, Architect, Builder of EXED 1981; Jack’s Hill Community Council, Certificate in appreciation of special services rendered to Community in the field of Fundraising 1983; Marcus Garvey Development Foundation Award in recognition of Meritorious Service to the people of Jamaica 1987; Jamaican United Nationals Association, Aikmen and Beecher Award for Excellent service to Jamaica 1987. Chief Publication: Excelsior EXED Story (1989). Denomination: Methodist. Married: Cynthia M. Wells, January 18, 1949; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Music, Reading. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Kingston Rotary. Motto: Unless you stand for something you will fall for anything. Address: (business) c/o Excelsior Education Centre, 137 Mountain View Avenue, Kingston 3; Tel. 928-5079; (residence) 8 Ottawa Avenue, Kingston 6/ P.O. Box 209, Kingston 7; Tel. 927-2126.

POWELL, Lloyd George, B.Sc., M.B.A.(Hons); Former Snr. Vice-President (OPR); Vice-President Administration, Industrial Commercial Developments Ltd Group of Companies 1983-90. Chairman, Northern Aggregates Ltd, Redimix Concrete Ltd, Tropicair Jalousies Ltd. Director P.A. Benjamin Co. Ltd., Caribbean Brush Co. Ltd., Butterkist Ltd., Development Properties Ltd; Facey Commodity Co. Ltd, Hofab Mfg. Co. Ltd; Homelectrix Ltd; International Insurance Brokers Ltd; Industrial Finance Holdings Ltd; Serge Island Dairies Ltd; Superannuation Ltd. Organizations: Member Private Sector Organization of Jamaica; American/Jamaican Chamber of Commerce, Finance Committee of United Way of Jamaica, Jamaica Exporters’ Association, Standards Compliance Committee – Bureau of Standards; Vice-President Jamaica Manufacturers Association; Vice-Chairman Development Committee of the Institute of Jamaica. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, February 17, 1947 son of Aston Powell, Supervisor and Icyline Powell, Housewife. Educated: St. Jago High School, University of Toronto, University of the West Indies. Career: Scientific Research Council 1969; Alcan Jamaica Ltd. 1970; Industrial Commercial Development Ltd. 1973; G.I. Industries Ltd. 1975; Industrial Commercial Developments Ltd. 1980. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Marguerite Miller, July 17, 1976; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Athletics, Badminton, Reading, Walking, Swimming. Address: (residence) 5 Norbury Drive, Kingston 8.

PRIESTLEY, Gloria Elgetha, J.P., B.Sc. Econ., Master in Public Admin.; Government Administrator, Retired Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry & Commerce. Director, Jamaica Commodity Trading Corporation. Born: Sudbury, St. James, April 22, 1936; daughter of the late Ewart Stanley Anglin, Head Teacher, and Rowena Adella Anglin, Head Mistress, Calvary Preparatory School. Educated: Excelsior High School; University of the West Indies. Career: Voluntary Work, Y.W.C.A. Jan-Mar 1955; Secretary to Matron, U.H.W.I. Apr-June 1955; Research Assistant, ISER (UWI) 1955-56; Government Service – Auditor, Accountant, Administrator at different levels, 1956-present. Awards: Long Service Award 1987; Govt. Scholarship 1967-70 to U.W.I. Denomination: Baptist Married: Glaister Allan (dec’d), August 1960; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading, Music – Church Organist, Pianist and Choir Director. Address: (residence) 12k Dunreath Mews, 12 Kingsway, Kingston 10.

PRINGLE, Donald Frank McKenzie, J.P.; Senator, Businessman, Minister of Tourism 1989-92. Organizations: Founder/Chairman, Montego Bay Legal Aid Clinic and Cornwall Mobile Clinic; Founder/First Vice President, Kiwanis Club of Montego Bay; Member of People’s National Party Executive Council. Born: St Ann, August 13, 1930 son of Donald Pringle, Cattle Breeder and Vallings Pringle (both dec’d). Educated: Berk Hamstead School, Eaton Hall Officer Cadet College Centre d’Etudes Industielles (Geneva). Career: Commissioned to the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 1949, Seconded 1952 Jamaica Regiment; President Jamaica Association of Villas and Apartments 1967-75; Special Advisor to the Prime Minister 1972-80; Vice Chairman, Montego Bay Economic Committee 1976-80; Director, The Jamaica Company Ltd (first registered Jamaican Company); Executive Director, Jamaica Banana Producers Ltd. Married: Junegay Densham, May 21, 1960, 1 daughter. Interests: Golf. Club: Jamaica. Address: 21 Dominica Drive, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-4220/8.

PROUDLOCK, Annabella Phyllis, Art and Craft Dealer, Managing Director, Harmony Hall Jamaica Ltd. and Harmony Hall Antigua Ltd., National Gallery of Jamaica. Born: Wales, United Kingdom, September 28, 1943, daughter of Patrick Macartney, Engineer, and Helene Mendl, Actress and Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Downe House, Pitman’s Secretarial College. Career: International Fashion Model (Photographic and T.V. Commercials) based in London 1961-66; Teacher Operation Friendship Basic School, West Kingston 1966-68; Fundraiser for Operation Friendship, originator of Friendship Products, introduced Christmas cards, children’s books, soap, notelets and calendars for Friendship Products 1968-78; Started making and marketing ‘Annabella Boxes’ 1979; Acquired Harmony Hall and commenced restoration 1980. Awards: Silver Musgrave Medal 1989-92. Religion: Christian. Married: Peter Proudlock, June 4, 1985; 1 son, 1 daughter (previous marriage). Interests: Squash - Jamaica Ladies’ Champion 1972-77; Photography, Old Houses, Travel. Address: (business) Harmony Hall Ltd., P.O. Box 192, Ocho Rios; Tel. 974-4222; (residence) Te Moana.

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