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SALM, Richard Patrick, M.A.; A.I.B.; Barrister-at-Law. Company Director. Managing Director, Club Caribbean Ltd and Drax Hall Ltd., Director, Leisure International Ltd., Drax Hall Holdings Ltd. Born: Bognor Regis, England, December 27, 1941, son of Robert Salm, Company Director, and Irene Salm, housewife. Educated: Harrow School, Trinity College, Cambridge University, called to the Bar at the Inner Temple. Career: Merchant Banker, Rea Brothers 1966-7; Resort Property Developer, Club Caribbean since 1968, Iron shore 1972-74 and Drax Hall Estate since 1987. Married: Claudia Bodden in 1987. Children: 4 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Squash, Boxing, Cricket, Skiing (British Olympic Ski Team 1964), Bridge. Clubs: M.C.C., Kingston Cricket, R.A.C., Oxford & Cambridge, Liguanea, Hawks. Address: (business) Drax Hall Estate, P.O.Box 299, St. Ann’s Bay. (residence) Club Caribbean, P.O.Box 65, Runaway Bay, St. Ann.

SALMON, Kenneth George (Kenny), M. Fine Arts Deg., Dip. Theatre Arts, Dip. Drama in Ed. Artistic Director. National Co-ordinator for Speech, Drama & Literacy, Jamaica Cultural Development Commission since 1979. Artistic Director, Cultural Art Studio. Organization: President, New Garvey Movement. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, April 30, 1958, son of Calvin Salmon, Retired Mechanic, and Hazel Salmon, Retired Post Office Clerk. Educated: St. Elizabeth Technical High School, Jamaica School of Drama and Kiev State Institute of Theatre Arts. Career: Drama Teacher, Kingston Secondary 1980; Drama Teacher, St Hughs High School 1981; Tutor, Jamaica School of Drama 1983 and 1989-90. Served as President in USSR 1988. Award: Merit for taking an International theatre group to Birmingham from Russia. Chief Publications: Directed “Forest Songs” internationally and Which Doctor? a Jamaican adaptation of Moliere’s Reluctant Doctor. Denomination: Anglican. 3 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Scrabble, football, fishing & dominoes. Club: Founder, New Marcus Garvey Movement. & CAS Scrabble Club. Motto: Never say Never. Address: (business) 3-5 Phoenix Avenue, Kingston 6. Tel. 968-2661; (residence) 4 Stanton Terrace, Kingston 6.

SALMON, Lisa Rebecca, Ornithologist, Operator Rocklands Feeding Station since 1958. Organizations: Hon. Member Natural History Society, Jamaica Archaeological Society. Born: Cross Roads, St. Andrew, November 14, 1904, daughter of the late Edward Lucas Salmon, Insurance Salesman and Marion Rebecca Henriques-Salmon. Educated: Wolmer’s High School. Career: Teacher Wolmer’s High School – 1 year. Varied Commercial assignments, Artist & Illustrator. Clay modelling of bird for Royal Worcester. Conservationist who successfully fought “Battle of Birds” 1956-60. Publication: Frankie Frog - nonsense rhymes for conservation 1965. Award: Institute Centenary Medal – Conservation 1981. Denomination: Atheist. Interests: Natural History, Shell collecting, Bird watching. Club: Gosse Bird. Address: P.O. Box 48, Anchovy, St. James. Tel. 952-2009.

SAMMS, Willard Bruce, F.C.A.; Chartered Accountant. Former Executive Director, Challenge Enterprises Ltd. (Group) since 1980. Director I.F. & M. Consultants ltd., Road Runner Ltd., Jamaica Citizens’ Bank Ltd. Born: Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth, February 28, 1925, son of Hubert E. Samms, Agriculturalist and Businessman and Ameline Broodie-Samms. Educated: Santa Cruz Elementary School and Private Tuition. Career: Accountant, E.A. Issa & Brothers/Tower Isle Hotel 1949-59; Accountant Esso Standard Oil (W.I.) Ltd. 1960; Controller & Resident Manager Tower Isle Hotel 1960-65; Secretary Annett & Co. of Canada Ltd. Stockbrokers 1965-66; Resident Executive Director Investment Brokers (Ja.) Ltd. 1966-67; Managing Director Investment Brokers (Ja.) Ltd. 1967-73; Executive Director Crown Continental Merchant Bank (Ja.) Ltd. 1973-75; Chief Executive and Chairman Jamaica Mortgage Bank 1975-78; General Manager and Deputy Chairman National Hotels and Properties Ltd. 1978-80; Founder Member and Past Chairman of the Jamaica Stock Exchange. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Cecille W. Davis, June 1949, 2 sons. Interests: Tennis, Fishing. Address: (residence) Apt. 52B, Abbey Court, Kingston 10.

SAMPSON, Cezley Intley, M.A.; Business Executive; Executive Director of the Mona Institute of Business, U.W.I.; Chairman, Airports Authority of Jamaica, Agro 21/Agricultural Development Corp., Board Member Jamaica Bauxite Mining, Bauxite and Alumina Trading Co. and National Investment Bank of Ja., Chairman of the Board of Fellows, Jamaican Institute of Management. Part-time Lecturer for Business Policy and Marketing at the University of the West Indies since 1983, Chairman of the Board of Alfrasure Limited, Board Member of Shipping Services Limited, Jamaica Freight and Shipping Company Limited, Lasocean Limited, Interseas Limited, Chairman Eastern Banana Estates Limited. Organizations: Member Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association Limited, Member, Jamaica Institute of Management, Banana Export Company Limited. Born: Annotto Bay, November 3, 1939, son of the late Walter George Sampson, Paymaster/Farmer, and Theresa Green-Sampson. Educated: Epsom Primary School, Wolverhampton College of Technology, Welsh Institute of Science and Technology (Wales), Cranfield Business School, Lancaster and Liverpool Universities, (Diploma Business 1965, Diploma Engineering Management 1966), M.A. Marketing 1967. Career: Joined Unilever Ltd. in London as Asst. Market Research Manager 1967; Joined Alcan Jamaica Ltd. as Industrial Engineer; Purchasing Agent 1968-70, Port Esquivel Operations and Maintenance Superintendent 1972, Liverpool University Post Graduate Research in Transport 1974-76, Loaned to Government of Jamaica as Special Advisor on Transport 1976-78 served as Chairman Jamaica Omnibus Services Ltd., Chairman Montego Bay Municipal Bus Company, Member Jamaica Railway Corporation, Board Member Town and Country Planning Committee, Board Member Martin’s Jamaica Limited. Alcan Jamaica Company Productivity Consultant 1978-79; Vice-President Alcan Products of Jamaica Limited (1979-83). President and Chairman of Alcan Products of Ja. Ltd. & Sprostons Industrial Materials Ltd.; Chairman of Board of Alfrasure Ltd., Board Member of Shipping Services Ltd., Jamaica Freight & Shipping Co. Ltd., Lasocean Ltd. 1983-87; Managing Director, Power & Tractor Ltd 1987-89 Chairman, Victoria Banana Estates Ltd., and Banana Export co. Ltd. 1990-93. Former Chairman of the Board of Fellows and of the Ja. Institute of Management 1987-89. Publications: “Institution Building for Transport Development”, Third World Planning Review, 1980. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Faye U. Thompson-Sampson, May 20, 1978; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Cricket, Table Tennis, Swimming, Athletics. Address: Mona Institute of Business, U.W.I., Kingston 7, Tel: 927-2775/7369; (residence) 16 Devon Square, Kingston 10.

SAMPSON, Michael Andrew, H.N.D. (Business Administration); Company Director. Managing Director Amalgamated Distributors Ltd. Organizations: Director Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, Jamaica Exporters Association. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January 26, 1949, son of Arnold J. Sampson, Businessman, and Edna May Sampson, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: DeCarteret College, Ealing Technical (London). Career: Seagram U.K. 1973-76; Manager Office Equipment Dept., T. Geddes Grant (Dist.) Ltd. 1976-78; Managing Director Comtech Ltd. 1978-83. Managing Director T. Geddes Grant (Dist.) Ltd. 1982-93. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Kathleen H. Stewart; 1 son. Interests: Travel, Reading, Badminton. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 12 Westminster Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-0512/0532; (residence) 6 Gleneagles Circle, Kingston 8.*

SAMUDA, Karl George, M.P., B. Comm.; Former Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Tourism & Commerce; Former Member of National Executive Council of the PNP; Born: Kingston, Jamaica, February 8, 1942, son of Kenneth George Samuda, Businessman (dec’d), and Enid Espeut-Samuda. Educated: Ardenne High School, University of Ottawa. Career: Assistant Systems and Audit Manager Alcan Jamaica Ltd. 1965-68, Asst. Director of Systems and Taxation Canadian Broadcasting Corporation 1968-70, Divisional Manager Industrial Gases Ltd. 1971-74, Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Health 1980-83. Ministry of Industry and Commerce 1983-86; Minister of State, Ministry of Health 1986-89. Member of Electoral Advisory Committee 1983-90; Deputy General Secretary of the JLP 1985-90. Awards: Ardenne Alumni Hall of Fame. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Pauline Elizabeth Lecesne, November 22, 1975; 3 sons. Interests: Music, Dominoes, Swimming. Clubs: Manchester Golf & Country, Constant Spring Golf. Address: (business) 108 Red Hills Road, Kingston 19; Tel.925-7544; (residence) 28 Manor Park Drive, Kingston 8.

SAMUDA, Milton Jefferson, LL.B. (Hons), Cert. of Legal Education. Attorney-at-Law. Partners, Myers Fletcher & Gordon, since 1991. Chairman, Galaxy Leisure & Tours Ltd., Director, Home Builder Development Group, Movements Dance Co. of Jamaica. Former Chairman, Kingston Y.M.C.A., the Jamaica Save the Children Fund and G.S.B. Clerks’ Co-op Credit Union Ltd. Member Board of Governors, St. Hugh’s Preparatory School. Member, Jamaican Bar Association and the British Virgin Islands Bar. Born: Kingston July 21, 1959, son of Rev. Vincent A. Samuda, Minister of Religion and Mrs. Leonie P.E. Samuda, Retired Personnel & Training Administrator. Educated: St. Hugh’s Prep School, Wolmer’s Boys’, University of the West Indies (President, Ja. Students Association, Cave Hill Campus 1979/80) and the Norman Manley Law School. Career: Associate Myers Fletcher & Gordon. Publication: Co-authorised “Recovery of Debts & Judgements in Jamaica” (An A.C.P. Publication). Denomination: Anglican. Married Elizabeth Vickers June 8, 1991 2 sons. Interests: Reading, Athletics and Gardening. Club: Kingston Cricket. Motto: “…do justly…love mercy…walk humbly with thy God” (Micah 6:8). Address: (business) 21 East Street, Kingston.

SAMUDA, Vincent Austin, J.P., Priest in Holy Orders (Anglican church); Administrative Assistant to the Lord Bishop of Jamaica since November 1983; Supplementary Ministry, Christ Church, Vineyard Town since March 1984. Born: Burnt Savannah, March 23, 1923 son of Wilfred J. Samuda, School Master, and Maud I. Samuda, Senior Teacher (both dec’d). Educated: To Tertiary Education, London Matriculation, Intermediary Exams in Arts (London University). Career: Civil Service of Jamaica – Clerical Officer & Executive Assistant 1945-56; Executive Assistant & Executive Officer 1956-62; Accountant, Senior Accountant, Assistant Secretary, Asst. Under-Secretary, Director of Administration (Personnel & Finance) 1962-82. Award: Harmony in the Homes Movement – Model Family Award. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Leonie Petrova Evadne (nee Mullins) April 13, 1955, 4 sons. Interests: Reading, Cricket, Gardening. Motto: In all They Ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct Thy Paths (Proverbs 3:6). Address: (business) Church House, 2 Caledonia Ave., Kingston 5; (resident) 15 Parkland Drive, Kingston 20.

SAMUELS, Blossom Yvonne, B.A., M.A.; Town and Country Planner. Government Town Planner since 1979. Director of the Urban Development Corporation. Chairman Town & Country Planning Authority. Born: Islington, St. Mary, January 15, 1939 daughter of C.V.S. Adolphus, retired Businessman and Farmer, and Amy Johnson-Adolphus. Educated: Excelsior School, Toronto University, British Columbia University. Career: Planning Officer 1967-68; Assistant Regional Planner October 1980; Architect/Planner August 1973; Assistant Government Town Planner 1975; Deputy Government Town Planner 1976. Publications“Planning for Flexibility”, Kingston, Jamaica Seminar sponsored by the Urban Development Corporation 1979; “Settlements in the Caribbean with specific reference to Jamaica”, Fifth Commonwealth Conference on Development and Human Ecology 1979; “The Planning Mechanism”, Seminar on housing sponsored by Building Societies Association of Jamaica Limited 1981, “Jamaica’s Settlement System – Recent Trends in growth and Development”, Seminar on spatial implication of Economic Development Policy Town and Country Planning Association. Denomination: United Church Married: Norman Samuels, August 1, 1973; 2 sons. Address: (business) Town Planning Department, 16 Oxford Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-7480-7; (residence) Wireless Station Road, Stony Hill, Kingston 9.

SAMUELS, James, Consultant in Tourism. C.E.O., Terra Nova Hotel, Managing Director, James Samuels & Co. Ltd., Director, Jamaica Ornamentals Ltd. Born: St. Ann’s Bay, July 15, 1943. Educated: Northern Academy, Ocho Rios; Westminster College, U.K.; Kingston Polytechnic, U.K. Career: Executive Officer, Ministry of Health 1961; Designer and Maker of Masonic Jewellery, L. Simpson (London) 1962-64; Accounts Supervisor, Fleet Electronics Ltd. (London) 1964-68; Assistant Executive Officer, The Law Society (London) 1968-72; Insurance Underwriter, Mutual Life (London) 1975-76; Business Development Officer and Operations Manager, Jamaica Tourist Board 1976-78; Director of Marketing, National Hotels and Properties 1978-81; General Manager, Sandals Resort Beach Club 1981-82; General Manager, Liguanea Club 1982-89, General Manger, Jamaica Vacations, 1989-93. Awards: Citations from the Jamaica Tourist Board for successful Domestic Marketing Programme, 1978 and the Secretary of State for conducting meetings and seminars with Governor’s Office, West Virginia 1981. Married: Vyanne Hanlan, November 12, 1977; 2 sons. Interests: Chess, Bridge, Squash, Dominoes, Reading. Club: The Liguanea. Address: (business) 17 Waterloo Road, Kingston 10. (residence) “Edgehill”, Skyline Drive, Jacks Hill P.A., St. Andrew.

SAMUELS, Lloyd Philip, B.Sc., M.B.A (Finance) , M.I.E.E.E.; Company Director, Managing Director Ruel Samuels Group since 1984; C.E.O. Source Technology Ltd., since 1991. Organizations: Member, Standards Council; Chairman, Standards Compliance Programme Committee; Director, Source Technologies Ltd. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, July 19, 1951; son of Lloyd Philip Samuels, Engineer. Educated: St. George’s College; McMaster University (Canada). Career: Operations Analyst, Canadian Carriers 1975-76; Financial Analyst, Bank of Montreal (Mastercard Division) 1976-78; Assistant Controller, Bank of Nova Scotia 1978-81; Financial Controller, Aerocon Group 1981-84. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Kimberley Brothers, June 24, 1978; 4 daughters. Interests: Squash, Soccer. Address: (business)173 Mountain View Avenue, Kingston 6: Tel: 978-3119; (residence) 12 Sherbourne Park, Kingston 9.

SAMUELS, Ruel Philip, S.M.I.E.E.; Retired Electronic Engineer. Company Director, Chairman Ruel Samuels Group of Companies. Born: Hanover, Jamaica, September 3, 1908, son of John B. Samuels, Building Contractor, and Charlotte Clarke-Samuels (both dec’d). Educated: Riverside Primary School, Titchfield High School. Career: Commenced own business as Jamaica Radio Service Co. in January 1939, changed to Ruel Samuels Ltd., 1955. Incorporated other companies, Ruel Samuels (Manufacturing) Ltd., Ruel Samuels (Leasing) Ltd. in 1973. Incorporated M.S.S. Limited - 1977, Philip Clarke (Hanover Limited 1984). Awards: Bronze Medal from I.E.E.E. for pioneering work in Electronics. Religion: Judaism. Scottish Freemason. Married: Maud E. Carpenter, August 18, 1935; 3 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Amateur Radio, Golf. Club: Kiwanis International. Motto: Ambition, Dedication & Honesty. Address: (residence) Newport P.O. Manchester. Tel: 0965-7686.

SANGSTER, Alfred M.W., C.D., J.P., B.Sc., Ph.D., Hon Lld; F.J.I.M.; President, University of Technology, Jamaica (originally College of Arts Science and Technology) since September 1970. Chairman Student Loan Council, Merl Grove High School Board, Board S.C.F./S.U. Organizations: President Inter-Collegiate Sports Association; Member Carreras Sports Foundation. Born: St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, July 24, 1929; son of Peter Watt Sangster, Farmer/Politician, and Iris M.L. Maxwell-Sangster. Educated: Munro College, Queens University (Belfast). Career: University of the West Indies 1952-70; Assistant Lecturer, Senior Lecturer Chemistry Research Projects and Supervision, Vice-Dean Evening Students Programme; College of Arts, Science & Technology. Publications: Numerous Scientific publications, other general publications, Book Energy and our World, Television Commentaries. Denomination: United Church. Married: Velma A.I. Bodden, April 7, 1958; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Photography, Swimming, Science and Technology Developments. Address: University of Technology, Jamaica 237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-1680-8.

SANGSTER, Astil; Agriculturalist and Businessman, Organizations: Past Vice-Chairman Jamaica Cane Farmers Association and Vice-President Carib Cane Farmers Association. Born: Lucea, Jamaica, March 22, 1934, son of Charles Sangster, Farmer and Penkeeper, and Ann Clarke-Sangster. Educated: Mannings High School, Courses at University. Career: Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Agriculture; Owner and Director Sangster Ice (Westmoreland), West Indies Sugar Co., (Frome) - 8 years; Cane Farmers, Social Worker in Westmoreland, Farm Leader; Started Driver Training Scheme for the sugar industry 1971. Member of Parliament for North Eastern Westmoreland. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Jean Joan Clarke, April 5, 1958; 1 son. Interests: Football, Cricket (school captain), Boxing, Played cricket for Westmoreland. Club: Past President Savanna-la-Mar Rotary Club. Address: (residence) P.O. Box 2, Petersfield P.O., Westmoreland.

SANGSTER, Bindley Anthony, B.Sc. (Hons.), M.B.A.; Businessman, Farmer, Politician. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, March 21, 1947, son of Ferdinand Llewellyn Sangster, Bookseller/Publisher, and Mable Christiana Sangster (both dec’d). Educated: Blake’s Preparatory School, Jamaica College, New York University School of Commerce, New York University Graduate School of Business Administration. Career: Royal Bank of Canada (Jamaica) 1965-67; Sangster’s Book Stores, 1972-87, currently Marketing Manager, Singer Sewing Machine Co. Married: Janet Andrea Mohrman, August 30, 1986; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Bird Shooting, Golf, Tennis, Skiing. Clubs: Constant Spring Golf, Jamaica Gun. Address: (residence) 3 Farringdon Way, Riva Ridge, Kingston 6; (Mailing) P.O. Box 840, Kingston 8.

SANGSTER, Ian, B.Sc. (Hons.), Ph.D.; Director of Research Sugar Industry Research Institute (Factory Technology Division) since 1974. Managing Director Dr. Ian Sangster & Company Limited - Producers of Sangster’s Old Jamaica Spirits. Organizations: Jamaica Association of Sugar Technologists; West Indies Sugar Technologists Association, Caledonia Society of Jamaica. Born: Leith, Scotland, son of Robert Sangster and Elizabeth McQueen-Sangster (dec’d). Educated: Leith Academy, Edinburgh University, Hamburgh University. Career: Research Fellow University of the West Indies and Royal Society (London) 1966-67; Research Fellow Medical Research Council University of Glasgow 1967-68; Scientific Officer Scientific Research Council 1968-69; Chief Sugar Technologists Sugar Industry Authority 1969-74. Awards: Institute of Jamaica Medal 1979; Scientific Research Council Award 1985. Publications: Sugar and Jamaica 1973, “Jamaica, a Holiday Guide” 1973. Religion: Agnostic. Married: Sheila Joy Durant, August 1973; 2 daughters. Interest: Sleep. Address: (business) 17 Holborn Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-8888/8211; (residence) World’s End, Gordon Town, St. Andrew.

SANGSTER, Kingsley Hopeton, Accountant; Real Estate Dealer & Property Developer. Organizations: Honorary Member Portmore Lions Club. Born: Williamsfield, St. Elizabeth, July 3, 1942, son of the late Noel Joseph Sangster, Farmer, and Leah Sangster, Farmer. Educated: Barbary Hall Primary School, Excelsior High School, Salford Technical College and Darby College of Science and Technology (England). Career: Clerical Officer Civil Service U.K. 1961-65; Management Trainee Accountant Ferranti Limited, United Kingdom 1965-69; Plant Management Accountant Alpart 1969-70; Chief Accountant and Data Centre Manager C.M.P. 1970-74; Chief Accountant and Marketing Manager Moore Business Forms 1974- 80; Minister of State, Ministry of Youth and Community Development 1980-; Member of Parliament South East St. Catherine 1980-89. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Myrnel Hope Duhaney, 1964; 3 daughters. Interests: Cricket, Social Work. Address: (residence) 6 Montgomery Road, Kingston 8. Tel. 942-3720.

SARNIA, Linda Marie, B.A.; Teacher and Sportswoman, Tennis Coach-Private and at Wolmer’s Boys’ School since 1981. Organizations: Committee Member Junior Development, Jamaica Lawn Tennis Association. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, September 12, 1952, daughter of Horace Sarnia, retired Businessman, and Rita E. Sarnia, Housewife. Educated: Alvernia Preparatory School, Campion College, University of the West Indies. Career: Sports Achievements: All Jamaica Hardcourts (Women) Champion 1975, 76, 77 (retired trophy); Winner again 1979-80; All Jamaica Champion 3 times between 1980-85; Represented Jamaica at least 7 times in Caribbean Championships. Denomination: Christian. Interests: Listening to Gospel Music, Playing Badminton, Reading, Watching Football. Address: 28 Millsborough Crescent, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-5277.

SASSO, Ronald St. Aubyn, C.D.; Banker. President, Island Victoria Bank Ltd. since 1992. Director, Jamaica Export Credit Insurance Corporation, CMP Industries Ltd., Island Victoria Bank. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, October 9, 1927, son David Sasso, and Margaret Sasso, Housewife (both dec’d) . Educated: Wolmer’s Boys School. Career: Joined the Royal Bank of Canada 1944 Sr. Jamaican Representative, District General Manager’s Dept., Nassau, Bahamas 1964; Special Assignment Bank’s Head Office (Montreal, Canada) 1966; Manager, The Royal Bank of Canada (Kingston), January 1967-73; Chairman and Managing Director The Royal Bank Jamaica Ltd. 1973-84; Managing Director, Trafalgar Development Bank 1984-91. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Barbara Dubois, May 31, 1981; 1 son, 1 daughter (by previous marriage). Interests: Tennis, Sailing. Club: Rotary of Kingston, Liguanea. Address: (business) 9th Floor, Island Life Centre, 6 St. Lucia Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 968-5800/5; (residence) 12 Parkhurst Drive, Kingston 6.

SAUNDERS, Fay Edeline, C.D., B.A., M.Ed.; Teacher. Formerly Secretary General Jamaica Teachers’ Association 1975-85. Organizations: Past Chairman Jamaica School of Art, Vice-Chairman Teachers’ Services Commission, Member Caribbean Examination Council. Born: St. Mary, Jamaica, November 19, 1926, daughter of James Fraser Williams, Station Master, Jamaica Government Railway and Inez Cecily Williams (nee) Wilsom-Smith. Educated: Franklin Town Primary School, St. Hugh’s High School, University College of the West Indies, University of Toronto. Career: Teacher of Maths St. Hugh’s High School 1947-68, Principal St. Andrew High School 1968-74, Member of the Senate 1974, Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Education 1974, President J.T.A. 1968 and 1971. Vice-President World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession 1972-76. Publications: U.N.E.S.C.O. Publication Prospects Vol. V No. 3, 1975, Sex Roles and The School; U.N.E.S.C.O. Publication Children’s Right to Education 1979, Chapter: Discrimination and Inequalities between the Sexes. Denomination: United Church. Married: Luther Egbert Saunders, August 2, 1947; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Sewing, Reading, Theatre, Education, Sports, Politics. Address: (business) c/o 97 Church Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-1385-7; (residence) 7 Abbeydale Road, Kingston 10.

SAUNDERS, Maurice Carlyle, LL.B. (Hons). Attorney-at-Law and Tutor, Norman Manley Law School. Director Norman Manley Law School Legal Aid Clinic since 1991. Council Member Ja. Bar Association, Member Criminal Law & Practice Committee, Constitutional Law Committee, Legal Aid Committee of Bar Assn. Executive Member, Advocates Assn. of Jamaica, Member Interim Legal Aid council, Member Board of Directors. Organizations: Member Ja. College Old Boys Association, Board Member Mona Preparatory School, Men’s League, Sts. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church, Men’s Fellowship Hope United Church. Represented Jamaica College at Tennis, Rifle Shooting, Cadet Unit, 2nd Eleven Football, 2nd Eleven Cricket. Former 1st Vice President, Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica 1985-87. Born: Frome, October 31, 1950. Son of Clive D. Saunders, retired Engineer and Gloria E. Saunders (nee Lawson) (dec’d). Educated: Frome Preparatory School, Grange Hill Primary, Frome Senior School, Jamaica College, U. W. I. and Norman Manley Law School. Career: Clerk, P.W.D. 1967; Clerk W.I.S. Co. 1968; Jamaica Citizens Bank 1970; Clerk of Courts, Legal Clerk Supreme Court 1975; deputy Registrar (acting) Supreme Court 1976-77; Crown Counsel, Attorney-General’s Chambers 1978-81; Acting Resident Magistrate for St. Andrew 1981; Tutor, Norman Manley Law School Legal Aid Clinic 1981-90. Religion: Christian. Married: Graciela Gilharry December 14, 1974. 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Football, Swimming Church. Clubs: Senior Common Room (U.W.I.) Liguanea, New Life Prayer Community. Motto: To continue to struggle and to try again and again for Christ and for Good. Address: (business) Norman Manley Law School, P.O.Box 231 Mona, Campus, Kingston 7; (residence) 30 Hope Boulevard, Hope Pastures, Kingston 6.

SAYLE, Elsie Maude, O.D.; Freelance Social Worker/Consultant. Organizations: Member Board of Governors United Way of Jamaica, and Merle Grove High School, Hon. Vice President, Council of Voluntary Social Services. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, daughter of Phillip Sayle, Builder, and Ada Parker-Sayle (both dec’d). Educated: Merl Grove Preparatory School, Merl Grove High School, Liverpool University 1957-59, Marymount Manhattan College 1981-82, Columbia University School of Public Health 1982. Career: The Sunday Pictorial 1943; Secretary to Headmistress Westwood High School 1945-47; Assistant Secretary C.V.S.S. 1947-57; Training Officer /Youth Secretary C.V.S.S, 1959; Chief Executive Officer (1969-89); Member of the Executive Committee of the International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW) 1980-88. Awards: Centenary Medal by Institute of Jamaica 1980. Silver Musgrave Medal 1992. Publication: “CVSS – The First Fifty Years “ 1994. Denomination: Anglican. Interests: The Theatre, Hand Embroidery, Reading. Address: (residence) 21 Hopeglade Mews, Kingston 6.

SCARLETT, Rheima Claire, M.Art Ed., B.F.A., Cert. Ed. Cert.Marketing, Cert. Public Relations. Educator/Artist.School Principal. Organizations: Member Photographic Committee, J.C.D.C., Present, Woman Inc.1995-96. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, August 10, 1941, daughter of Ralph Holding, Retired Draughtsman/Builder, and Enid Holding, Retired School Principal. Educated: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada; Mico Teachers College/University of the West Indies; Institute of Management and Production; Georgia State University; College of Arts, Science and Technology. Career: Head of Art Department, Kingston College 1964-66; Clerical Officer Civil Service, Waterloo, London 1966-67; Classroom and Art Teacher, Manchester Prep. and Belair Secondary Schools 1968-69; Head of Art Dept., Jamaica College 1970-80; Customer Relations Manager, Hi-Lo Food Stores, March-June 1981; Head of Art Department at Stone Mountain High School, Atlanta, Georgia 1982-88; Administrator, Jamaica Art Foundation 1989-90; Cultural Affairs Exec. Jamaica Telephone Company 1992, Principal Hillel Academy High School 1992-94. Lay Reader in Anglican Church. Denomination: Anglican. Divorced 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Art, Music Physical Fitness, Photography. Address: 17 Hillcrest Avenue, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-6307.

SCHLOSS, Major Rev. Egbert Nathaniel, J.P., B.Sc., S.T.M., Anglican Priest, Registered Welfare Officer, Chaplain Kingston Regional Hospitals since November 1988. Asst. Chaplain, Garrison Church, Chairman visiting Committee, General Penitentiary and Gun Court, since 1975, Chairman Police Lock-ups Committee since 1976, Board Member Rio Cobre Approved School. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January 1, 1928, son of James H. Schloss and Jemina R. Schloss nee Hall (both dec’d). Educated: Primary and Secondary Schools; New York Theological Seminary; Empire State College (SUNY), N.Y.; Blantonpeale Graduate Inst. Career: Rehab. and Settlement Officer, Polio Centre 1956-59; Assessment Officer and Acting Children’s Officer 1963-64; Founded Scout Troop and Cub Pack for Polio Patient of Polio /Rehab. Centre, Mona (1st Group Scout Master), 1959; Commissioned in J.C.C.F., March 1957; Training Major J.C.C.F., 1965-88; Attended Army Cadet Force Officers’ Training Course, Firmley Park, London 1966; USAID International Exchange Programme 1967; Former Secretary/Treasurer, Garrison Church Committee; Diocesan Lay Reader, Diocese of Jamaica. Assistant Priest, St. Mark (Episcopal), Brooklyn 1977-79. Awards: Jamaica Independence Medal 1962, Cadet Force Medal for long service 1970; Ordained to Holy Orders, Deacon at Cathedral of St Jago de la Vega, Spanish Town 1970, Ordained Priest at St. Matthew Church, 1973, Long Service Award Jamaica Civil Service 1988; Meritorious Award, Jamaica Government 1987. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Evelyn Agatha, November 10, 1951; 3 sons, 1 daughter. Club: Jamaica Officers. Interests: Motoring, Music, Gardening. Address: (business) Kingston Public Hospital, North Street, Kingston; (residence) P.O. Box 251, Kingston 20.

SCHLOSS, Winston Roy, O.D., M.R.S.H.(London), D.V.M.(Tuskegee), M.P.H.(Minnesota). Public Health Veterinarian. Director, Jamaica Broilers Group; working with Best Dressed Chicken, Content Agricultural Products, Master Blend Feeds - Jamaica Broilers Group of Companies as Public Health Veterinarian since 1991; Executive (Honour Roll) Jamaica Veterinary Medical Association. Born: Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth, 9th July 1923, son of Herbert P. Schloss, Tailor and Violet Cuff-Schloss (both dec’d). Educated: Public Health School, Tuskegee Institute, University of Minnesota. Career: Public Health Inspector 1948-55; Veterinary Officer 1963-75; Director, Vet. Public Health, Ministry of Health from 1975 and retiring 1991. Publication: The Jamaica Perspective - Veterinary Public Health Denomination: Anglican. Married: Icilda Albertha Gordon, September 7, 1949; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Bridge, Choral and Symphony Music. Address: (business) White Marl Field Office, St. Catherine. (residence) 8 Lloyds Close, Kingston 8. Motto: Service.

SCOTT, Ainsworth David, O.D., K.St. J.B. Eng., M.E.I.C., M.I.A.S.A., F.I.B.A.; Artist. Handyman Olympia Hotel since 1972. Chairman Jamaica Razor Blade Co., Olympia International Art Centre Apartments, A.D.Scott Ltd. Organizations: Chairman Contemporary Artists Association; Trustee Norman Washington Manley Foundation, formerly Chairman International Circuit Committee J.L.T.A., and President Jamaica Incorporated Masterbuilders Association. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January 27, 1912, son of the late David Haughton Scott and Hilda Nosworthy-Scott. Educated: Kingston College, McGill University, (President McGill Cosmopolitan Club, Chairman European Student Relief). Career: Instructor of Surveying McGill University 1939, Senior Assistant Engineer Royal Canadian Air Force 1941, Engineer in charge Aerodrome Construction Canadian Government 1941, Group Leader Engineer Canadair Canada 1944, Engineer in charge of Construction University of the West Indies 1945, Director National Gallery 1977; Councillor Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association 1981. Builder of: Palisadoes Airport, Life of Jamaica Building, New Kingston Hotel (Wyndham), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, N.C.R. Building, Olympia Residential Hotel, Manor Park Apartments, Hope Reservoir, Glass Factory, Admin. Offices Bank of Nova Scotia - King Street, Colgate Palmolive, J. Wray & Nephew Rum Store, University Chapel etc. Awards: Jamaica Independence Medal 1963, Silver Musgrave Medal Institute of Jamaica 1978, Institute of Jamaica Centenary Medal 1980. Jamaica Weight Lifting Champion 1932. Canadian Inter-collegiate Wrestling champion 1940. International Order of Merit. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Verity Gordon Wills, 1959; 2 sons, 4 daughters by current and earlier marriages. Interests: Music, Tennis, Art. Address: (business) Olympia Apartments Kingston 6. Tel. 929-7735/6.

SCOTT, Burnham Jon Q.C.; Attorney-at-Law, Partner, Scott, Gayle & Co. Director Glynne Falmouth Arkin Ltd., Macaulay, Scott & Associates. Born: Kingston, December 29, 1922, son of the late Oscar Charles “Tommy” Scott, Civil Servant and Kathleen Gertrude Davis-Scott. Educated: Beckford & Smith School, Lincoln’s Inn. Career: Formerly Senior Assistant Attorney General. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Audrey Lilleth Lewis, August 8, 1970; 3 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Golf, Bridge, History. Club: Jamaica Bridge. Address: (residence) 2 Leader Avenue, Montego Bay. Tel. 952-4510.

SCOTT, Hosford Alexander, C.D., Civil Servant. Former Permanent Secretary Ministry of Public Utilities & Transport. Director Jamaica Public Service Co., Jamaica Telephone Co., Port Authority. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, December 21, 1924, son of the late George Hosford Scott, Civil Servant (Permanent Secretary) & Beryl Leslie Alexander-Scott. Educated: Kingston College, University of the West Indies. Career: Law Clerk 1946-51; Ministry of Housing 1952-54; Colonial Office (London) 1954-56; British Caribbean Welfare Service (London) 1956-58; West Indies Commission (Migrant Services Division) 1958-62; Jamaican High Commission (London) 1962-64; Ministry of External Affairs and Office of the Prime Minister 1964-73; Ministry of Agriculture 1973-78; Ministry of Public Utilities and Transport since 1978. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Beryl May Muschette, April 19, 1954; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Horticulture. Address: (residence) 16 Willow Run, Stony Hill.

SCOTT, Reynold G. Jr., Property Developer. Managing Director Magnon Investment Ltd. since 1974, Director Geon Contractors & Associates Ltd., Hotel Maintenance Ltd., Doppler Sales Company Ltd. Organizations: Active Participation in: The Salvation Army and The Jamaica Red Cross; Member Incorporated Master Builders, Jamaica Developers Association. Born: Kingston, May 22, 1948, son of the late Reynaldo Scott and Lahomi Agatha East-Scott, retired Nurse (U.S.A.). Educated: Whitfield Preparatory School, Kingston College, University of Miami (Diploma in Business Management 1969). Denomination: Anglican. Married: Marcia Louise Johnson, December 9, 1978; 2 sons. Interests: Golf, Reading, Travel, Religion. Clubs: Jamaica Rifle, Constant Spring Golf. Address: (business) Geon Contractors & Associate Ltd., 1A Norwood Avenue, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-5136, Fax 926-2407; (residence) 5 Norbrook Close, Kingston 8.

SCOTT, Shalman, J.P, Businessman; Chairman,Industrial Relations Consultants Ltd. since 1986. President, Champagne Tours & Car Rental Ltd, Pilgrim Fathers Ltd. Born: Barrett Town, St. James son of the late Wellesley Scott and Miriam Morris-Simpson, Business-woman. Educated: Mt. Zion Primary Mico Teachers College, Trade Union Institute, Mona, American Trade Union Institute (West Virginia, U.S.A.). Career: Former Mayor of Montego Bay, Former Teacher Cornwall College, Montego Bay Technical School and Mount Zion Primary School, Regional Supervisor Bustamante Industrial Trade Union, Ministry of Construction, Public Works Department, 1964-68, 1st Vice President, ALGA 1981-86. Awards: Mico College 150th Anniversary Award, St. James Parish Council Medal for Dedicated Service to the Development of the Parish. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Dorrett Mae Dawkins, August 8, 1976; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Swimming. Address: (business) 32 Queens Drive, Montego Bay; Tel. 952-7445/979-9005; (residence) 14 Red Birch Crescent, Ironshore; Tel. 953-2585.

SCOTT, Sydney Howard B.A., M.A., Dip. Ed., Ph.D., J.P., Teacher, Dean, Cultural Training Centre since March 1984. Organizations: Secretary Oxford University West Indian Society 1951-52; Member National Association of School Masters (England), Caribbean Association of Principals; Chairman Human Rights Committee, May Pen; Member Clarendon Parish Library Committee; Jamaica Institute of Management. Born: Jamaica October 11, 1927 son of Frank James Scott, Farmer and Leila Louise Todd-Scott (both dec’d). Educated: Primary and Private Schools, Kingston College, Oxford, London and Albertha Universities. Career: Principal - Glenmuir High School (May Pen) 1958-83, British Virgin Islands Secondary School (Tortola, Leeward Islands, West Indies); Delegate International Seminar Organization for Development and Peace Canada 1972-73. Awards: Distinguished Service Award 1975 – Kiwanis International May Pen Branch; Canadian Research Fellow 1971. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Sheila Laura Marie Foster, July 14, 1954; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading, Writing, Music, Theatre. Address: (business) 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston 5.

SEAGA, Marie Elizabeth. Born: May 9, 1943, daughter of the late Bert Constantine and Violet his wife. Educated: Knox College, Queen’s High School. Career: Won Beauty Contest titles Miss City of Kingston 1962, Miss Jamaica 1964. Involvements: Patron Victoria Jubilee Hospital – Instrumental in procuring drugs and equipment for hospital. Special interest in procuring drugs and equipment for the Bustamante Children’s Hospital through sympathetic donors and firms abroad. Patron Street Corner Boys’ Project – programme established to help boys involved in car wash and newspaper sales with training in skills and subjects taught in schools. Co-patron, Jamaica House Basic School. Patron S.O.S. Village (Jamaica). Pressing for amendment of the Adoption Law to remove the use of word ‘adopted’ from birth certificates of adopted children. Patron Jamaica-American Medical Assistance Committee, combined effort of Houston Medical Council, the Harris County Medical Society and the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce to facilitate the donation of medical supplies and equipment through two medical groups in Houston, Texas for distribution to Jamaica’s public hospitals; found H.E.A.R.T. School of cosmetology 1984. Married: The Hon. Edward Phillip George Seaga, August 22, 1965, (divorced); 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Cooking, Floral arrangement, Tennis, Walking.

SEALY, Hon. Theodore Eustace, O.J., C.B.E.,D. Litt., J.P.; Journalist, Company Director, Former Editor-in-Chief The Daily Gleaner & Star and other newspapers published by The Gleaner Co., Director the Gleaner Company Ltd., since 1971. Jamaica Executive Service Organizations. Organizations: Foundation Member and 1st Chairman Jamaica Council of International Affairs, Founder, former President, Trustee and Life Member Jamaica Press Association, Member Inter American Press Association. Born: Corozal, British Honduras, November 6, 1909, son of the late Simeon A. Sealy, Businessman, and Matilda Eliza Brown, Business-woman. Educated: Elementary School, Kingston Technical High School, St. John’s College, Awarded the first Gleaner Michael deCordova Scholarship to study British Newspaper Methods in the U.K. and was attached to Editorial Staff London “Times” and other U.K. newspapers 1945-46. Career: Second Master St. John’s College 1926-28. Joined Editorial staff Gleaner Company 1928, rose to position of Associate Editor 1946. Editor 1951; appointed Director Gleaner Co. 1971, Editor in Chief 1973-76. President Jamaica Press Association 1943-45, 1950-53, 1960-65. Chairman Jamaica Tercentenary Celebrations 1955, Jamaica Independence Celebrations 1962, Lecturer Caribbean Institute of Mass Communications U.W.I. Awards: Jamaica Independence Medal 1962, Musgrave Gold Medal Institute of Jamaica for outstanding leadership in the cultural development of the community 1965; Norman Manley Award for Excellence 1975. Made Officer of the National Order of Merit Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, Republic of Cuba 1953 for promoting good relations between the people of Cuba and Jamaica since 1969. Married: Myrtle May Bayliss, December 16, 1936; 3 daughters. Interests: Reading, Music, Gardening. Club: Jamaica Press. Address: (residence) St. Joseph’s, 22 Deanery Road, Kingston 3.

SEATON, Selbourne Vernon, M.I.C.E. (U.K.), M.J.I.E. (Ja.); Civil Engineer, Alcan Jamaica Co.; Consultant, TEAM; Director Alfasur, Member Board of Governors Edwin Allen High School. Organization: Member Jamaica Institute of Engineers (on Council since 1980). Born: Siloah, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, October 10, 1934, son of Clifford Junior Seaton, Farmer, and Mary Albertha Francis-Seaton. Educated: Calabar Elementary School, Kingston Technical School, Waltham Forrest Technical College. Career: Public Works Dept. Learner Draughtsman 1952-53; Ja. Public Service Company Draughtsman 1953-56; Express Motor & Body Works (U.K.) 1956-58; London Transport Board General Technical Assistant, Engineering Assistant, Executive Assistant 1959-68; Milton Weise & Associates (Bahamas) Deputy Chief Engineer 1968-73; Senior Engineer Consultant Alcan Jamaica Company since 1973-present; former Manager – Civil Engineer & Draughting (Alcan). Religion: Christian. Married: Carmen Olive Maynard, August 6, 1975; 2 sons. Interests: Golf, Painting, Dominoes, Reading, Table Tennis. Club: Manchester Country. Address: (business) Alcan Jamaica Company, Kirkvine P.O., Manchester. Tel. 962-3141; (residence) Lot 18, Williamsfield Gardens,Williamsfield P.O., Manchester. Tel. 962-4272; (postal address) P.O. Box 12, Shooters Hill P.O., Manchester, Jamaica.

SEYMOUR, Morin McArthur, B.Sc., M.B.A., F.L.M.I.; Business Executive, Executive Director Kingston Restoration Company Limited since 1986. Organizations: Chairman Excelsior Community College Board, Vice Chairman Excelsior Education Centre, Chairman, Jamaica Coffee Council, President Georgian Society of Jamaica, Church Steward, Jamaica Methodist District, Pepperdine University Alumni; Chairman Georgian Society of Jamaicans. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, April 6, 1945, son of Simeon Seymour, Farmer, and Iris Collins-Seymour (both dec’d). Educated: Vere Technical High School, Pepperdine University, Harvard University. Career: Administrative Assistant Vere Technical High School 1965-68; Securities Analyst and Trainee Investment Manager Manufacturers Life Insurance Co., Canada 1972-73; Manager of Admin., Island Life 1974, Served on Investment Committee for Island Life 1974-78 and assumed responsibility for Investment function in 1978; Managing Director National Housing Trust 1980-84; Consultant to a number of companies, e.g. Workers Bank Trust Ltd. and Incorporated Lay Body of Jamaica 1984-86. Awards: Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship 1995 The Clearview College (U.K.) Award, Honour Roll Vere Technical, Alumni Gold Award Vere Technical. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Verla Hyacinth Jackson, January 17, 1971; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Badminton, Art (specialising in Driftwood and Mosaics). Clubs: Jamaica, Liguanea, Kiwanis, Kingston Polo Club. Address: (business) 3 Duke Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-3126/7; (residence) 4 Hillview Way, Kingston 8.

SERJEANT, Graham Roger, C.M.G., M.D., F.R.C.P., Director Medical Research Council Laboratories Jamaica since 1974, Professor of the Faculty of Medicine U.W.I. since 1981. Born: Bristol, England, October 26, 1938, son of Ewart E. Serjeant, Insurance Inspector, and Violet E. Serjeant, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Clare College, University of Cambridge. Career: House Officer at the London Hospital, Royal United Hospital (Bath), and the Hammersmith Hospital 1963-66; Senior Registrar, Dept. of Medicine, University of the West Indies 1966-67; Wellcome Research Fellow Dept. of Med., U.W.I. 1967-72; Scientific Staff Medical Research Council (M.R.C.) Abnormal Haemoglobin Unit (Cambridge, England) 1971-72; Scientific Staff M.R.C. Laboratories (Jamaica 1972-74.) Award: Gleaner Special Award for research in Sickle Cell, 1985. Publications: Clinical Features of Sickle Cell Disease 1974, Sickle Cell Disease 1985 and over 200 scientific papers. Denomination: Society of Friends. Married: Beryl E. King, March 6, 1965. Interests: Squash. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) Medical Research Council Laboratories, U.W.I., Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 927-0687.

SHARP, Gordon Kelvin Greenwich, J.P., B. Eng., M.B.A. Engineer/Agriculturalist. Chairman, Trout Hall Ltd. since 1986. Director, Jamaica Livestock Association Ltd., Grace Kennedy & Co. Ltd., Dyoll Insurance Co. Ltd., Jamaica Cordage Co. Ltd. Jamaica Bags Ltd. Zenith Insurance Brokers Ltd., Sheckles Ltd. Born: Mandeville, July 23, 1941, son of the late Howard R. Sharp, Company Director, and Marguerite Helen Calder-Sharp. Educated: Munro College, Repton School (United Kingdom), McGill and Cornell Universities. Career: Managing Director Citrus Company of Jamaica 1973-1986. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Philippa Mary Davidson, November 11, 1967; 3 sons, 1 daughter. Clubs: Jamaica Royal Jamaica Yacht, Liguanea, PWD Hunting & Sporting. Interests: Sailing, Squash, Golf, Hunting. Address: (business) Box 144, Kingston 11. Tel.923-5117; (residence) Box 567, May Pen.

SHARP, Hyatt Wilmot, Farmer, Executive Director Comfort Hall Farms since 1978. Director Tropi-Culture Limited, Ornamentals Limited, Negril Beach Club, Diesel World Ltd. Organizations: Member Citrus Growers Association Limited, Jamaica Citrus Growers Limited. Born: Buff Bay, Jamaica, December 18, 1925, son of the late Alva Hyatt Sharp, Farmer. Educated: Excelsior High School. Career: Manager Photography Department Stanley Motta Limited 1948-54; Manager Drug Department Adolph Levy and Bro. Ltd 1954-72; Managing Director, Curtis Cosmetics Limited 1967-75; Managing Director Osbourne Estates Limited 1975-79; Former Chairman Citrus Growers Association Limited, Board of Governors Central Area Council All Island Banana Growers Association 1976-79; Former Chairman, Board of Visitors, Bellvue Hospital, Former Board Member of A.M.C. 1975-79. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Faustine Louise Wilson, February 7, 1950; 3 sons. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Constant Spring Golf, Liguanea, Caymanas, Manchester Country, Jamaica Skeet, Jackson Bay Gun and Fishing, Savannah Hunting & Fishing. Address: (business) 5 Oxford Park Avenue, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-8979, 929-4791, (residence) 10 Enman Avenue, Kingston 8.

SHARPE, Heckford, B.Sc., M.Div., D.Min., J.P. Minster of Religion. Pastor, Maldon Circuit of Baptist Churches since 1982. Organisations: President, Jamaica Baptist Union since 1994 and Director, Maldon Mount Tasty Chips. Born: Dalmally, Hanover, August 25, 1933, son of the late Edward Sharpe, Butcher/Farmer , and Estella Sharpe, Homemaker. Career: Pastor, Higham Hill Baptist Church, Walthamstow, England 1967-70; Pastor, Franklin Baptist Church, Main , USA 1971-72; Teacher/Counsellor, Calabar High School 1973-74; Pastor, Port Maria Circuit of Baptist Churches 1974-77; Missionary, Grenada 1977-81; Secretary, Board of Mission & Evangelism, Jamaica Baptist Union 1990-94. Publications: Black Jamaican Shepherd White Sheep and Under the Same Son. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Herma Joyce Sharpe June 27, 1964, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Motoring, Travelling. Club: Church. Motto: With Faith all Things are Possible. Address: Jamaica Baptist Union, 6 Hope Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-1395/7820.

SHEARER, Rt. Hon. Dr. Hugh Lawson, O.J. M.P., P.C., LL.d.(Hon). Trade Unionist. President Bustamante Industrial Trade Union. Born: Martha Brae, Trelawny, May 18, 1923. Educated: Falmouth Primary School, won parish scholarship to St. Simon’s College. Career: Journalist “Jamaica Worker,” then Editor. Joined Bustamante Industrial Trade Union, Assistant General Secretary 1947, Member Kingston & St. Andrew Corporation 1947-51, Colonial Development and Welfare Trade Union Scholarship 1948, Island Supervisor of Union 1953, Member House of Representatives 1955-59, Vice-President B.I.T.U. 1960, Member of the Legislative Council, Leader of Government, Business in the Senate and Minister without portfolio, Deputy Chief of Mission for Jamaica at the United Nations General Assembly 1962-67, Presented proposal for 1968 Human Rights Year, Member Jamaican delegation at the Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference 1966, M.P. for Southern Clarendon 1967, appointed Minister of External Affairs, Appointed Prime Minister of Jamaica on the death of Sir Donald Sangster 1967. Returned to Trade Union 1972, Leader Opposition until 1974, President B.I.T.U. 1977. Minister of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade 1980-86; Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Industry and Commerce 1986-89; Chairman, Joint Trade Unions Research Development Centre 1992; President, Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions 1994. Denomination: Baptist. Address: B.I.T.U., 98 Duke Street, Kingston.

SHELTON, Stephen M., B.Sc., LL.B. (Hons.); A.C.I.Arb. Attorney-at-Law, Managing Partner Myers Fletcher & Gordon, Manton & Hart since 1995. Director, M F & G Trust & Finance Ltd., Securities Trust & Management Services Ltd.,(BVI), MFG Services Ltd., (U.K.), Kingston Legal Aid Clinic, Jamaica College Board of Governors. Organizations: Director Kingston Legal Aid Clinic; Past Chairman Executive Committee Council of Voluntary Social Services; Member Board United Way of Jamaica, Bar Council, Board of Governors St. Andrew High School, Board of Management Jamaica College. Born: St. Thomas, October 4, 1949; son of the late Duval Shelton and Lilli Shelton, Retired Pharmacist and Business-woman. Educated: Owen’s Preparatory School, Jamaica College, University of the West Indies. Career: J. Wray & Nephew 1967; Field Officer, United Nations Development Programme 1968; Tutor, U.W.I. (Cave Hill Campus) 1971-72; Associate, Myers, Fletcher & Gordon, Manton & Hart 1975-80, then Partner 1980-95. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Sharon Abrahams, August 16, 1975; 2 sons. Interests: Reading and Hunting. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Liguanea , Jackson Bay . Address: (business) 21 East Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-5860; (residence) 2 Rosa Place, Kingston 6.

SHEPHERD, Ellis Victor, J.P., Teacher. Anglican Priest in charge of St Thomas Anglican Church, Bath. Chairman, Serge Island Cane Farmers’ Association. Organizations: Director& Treasurer, Parish Library Committee (Morant Bay), Chairman, Trinityville District Library, Curate, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Trinityville.Vice Chairman, Bath Hotel, Founder, Citizens Association Retreat (C.A.R.). Director, All-Island Jamaica Cane Farmers’ Association. Born: Woburn Lawn, Cedar Valley, St. Thomas, May 8, 1920, son of the late Isaac M. Shepherd, Small Produce (Coffee) Dealer, and Alice McKoy-Shepherd. Educated: Woburn Lawn Primary School, St. John’s College, Mico Teachers’ College, University of the West Indies. Career: First Year of teaching spent at Bigwoods in St. Elizabeth. Remainder of Teaching spent in St. Thomas: Hayfield 1942-44, Wilmington 1944-47, Font Hill 1947-70. Went to the University of the West Indies, Mona 1966 and became the first Principal Trinityville New Secondary School September 1970-80. Religious Education Teacher, Morant Bay High School 1980-90. Chairman North West St. Thomas J.A.M.A.L. Area Council. For years a Small Farmer; Canes and Cocoa. Denomination: Anglican. – ordained priest in 1984. Married: Iris Eugene Redway, August 3, 1957; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Reading, Gardening. Club: Third Vice President, Lions Club of St. Thomas. Address: St. Claires Avenue, Alexander Park , Morant Bay, St. Thomas. Tel. 982-2688.

SHERLOCK, The Rev. Hon. Dr. Hugh B., O.J., O.B.E. J.P., D.D., LL.D., M.I.B.A., Minister of Religion. Organizations: Member of the Intercontinental Biographical Association 1975; Past President of the Y.M.C.A. in Kingston, Jamaica 1976, Consultant, Chairman Boys Town All-Age; Chairman Boys Town Finance Committee. Born: Portland, Jamaica, West Indies, March 21, 1905 son of the late Rev. Terence M. Sherlock and Adina Trotter-Sherlock. Educated: Beckford and Smith’s School, Calabar High School, Caenwood Methodist Theological College in Jamaica, was ordained in 1937. Career: Civil Servant 1922-27; served as a Methodist Minister in Turks Islands from 1932-37 and in Jamaica, succeeding his late father in the Ocho Rios Circuit 1937-40; Awarded a Y.M.C.A. Fellowship in 1942; served the Government through the Y.M.C.A. Fellowship in 1942; served the Government through the Y.M.C.A. as Founder-Director of Boys’ Town in Western Kingston from 1940-56; United Nations Fellowship in 1954; Became the first National Chairman of the Jamaica Methodist District (with sub-districts in Haiti, Panama and Costa Rica) from 1956-66, Chairman of the Boards of Management of the St. Andrew Girls High School, Excelsior College, York Castle, and Morant Bay High Schools, Founding Chairman of the Jamaica Youth Corps and “Operation Friendship”, Western Kingston, Member of the Executive Committee of the World Methodist Council 1960-76, Vice-President 1965-72; First President of the Autonomous Methodist Conference of the Caribbean and the Americas 1967-72, and Geneva Representative to the World Council of Churches 1972-76. Publication: Author of the Words of the National Anthem. Awards: The Turks Island Medal in 1949, given the Freedom of the City of Kingston 1955; Honorary Doctorate in Divinity by Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio, U.S.A. 1972, Honorary LL.D. by the University of the West Indies in 1977. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Thelma Coole, 1942; 2 daughters. Interests: Sports. Address: 2 Nicks Avenue, Kingston 8. Tel. 925-0316.

SHERWOOD, Lois Lake, Business Executive, Managing Director, Sherbourne Ltd., Chairman, Island Homes Ltd., Chairman, Restaurant Associates Ltd., Director, Aerocon Construction Ltd., Pulse Investments Ltd., Caribbean Resources Ltd., Pragma Development Ltd. Born: Kingston, February 12, 1932, daughter of Cecil Carby, retired Servant, and Yvette Robin-Carby. Educated: St. Andrew High School, Studied French and Art in Haiti for 2 years; Instituto Allende San Miguel De Allende Mexico. Career: Previously owned the first antique shop known as “Mahogany House” on Hope Road and with late husband owned and operated Grace Furniture on Orange Street, Kingston; Artist whose works have been displayed and sold at various Art Galleries. As Lois Carby Winner of Gleaner’s Miss Pin-Up Contest. Award: Bronze Medal, Festival in Fine Art 1991. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Twice - Rodwell A. Lake (dec’d) and Kenneth N. Sherwood (dec’d); 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Creative Dancing, Physical Fitness. Address: (business) 20 Hope Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 929-1153; (residence) Sherbourne Heights, Sherbourne Close, Stony Hill, , Kingston 8.

SHIELDS, Anthony Geoffrey, F.T.C.L., L.R.S.M.; Businessman, Teacher and Musician. Managing Director Shields and Shields and Shields Horticultural Enterprises Ltd. since 1982. Organizations: Director Geoffrey Shields Chorale; Spur Tree Farms; Blue River Farms, Evergreen Farms. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, July 20, 1945, son of the late Harry Shields, Farmer and Businessman and Elaine Rose Josephs-Shields, business-woman. Educated: Manchester High School, Jamaica School of Music; United Theological College of the West Indies/UWI. Career: 1970 Music Director, Jamaica Festival; 1973 Deputy Festival Director, JCDC; 1974 Director of Studios, Jamaica School of Music; 1976 Administrator, Cultural Training Centre; 1978 Founder/Director, National Schools Choir & Collegiate Choral Ensemble; Pioneer for Horticulture. Awards: Institute of Jamaica Centenary Medal 1980; Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in the field of Music 1986. Denomination: Moravian. Divorced: Children, 3 sons. Interests: Listening to Music, Travelling, Reading. Motto: We live to make a better country for our children. Address: (business) 122 Barbican Road, Kingston 8; Tel. 925-0222/8477; (residence) 21 Liguanea Avenue, Kingston 6.

SHIRLEY, Gregory Brenton, B.Sc. Econ., M.B.A.; Management Consultant, Partner-in-Charge Peat Marwick & Partners since 1981. Chairman Weststar Group Ltd., Director Systems Alliance (Jamaica) Ltd. Organizations: Member, American Society for Personnel Administration, American Society of Human Management; Past President, Institute of Management Consultants of Jamaica; Vice-President Jamaica Taekwondo Federation. Born: Kingston, May 25, 1947; son of Eric E. Shirley, Retired General Manager, Jamaica Railway Corp., and Enid M. Shirley, Housewife. Educated: Munro College; Jamaica College; University of Arkansas; Michigan State University. Career: Manager, Human Resources Planning & Development, Michigan Con. Gas Co. 1972-75; management Consultant, Peat Marwick & Partners 1976-78; Manager, Peat Marwick & Partners 1978-81. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Susan Lea Roberts, April 1, 1972; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Sports, Social Work. Clubs: Jamaica, Liguanea, Rotary Club of Kingston Downtown. Address: (business) Peat Marwick & Partners, P.O. Box 76, 6 Duke Street, Kingston; Tel. 922-6640; (residence) 9 Carole Close, Kingston 8.

SHIRLEY, Renford Archibald, Teachers Dip., Dip. Administration, Dip. Tech., Dip Agri. Ed., Dip. B.Sc., M. Ed., J.P., O.D. Educator. Principal Mico Teachers College 1981-95 . Managing Director Mico Foundation 1981-95. President, Jamaica Council for Adult Education 1986-95; President Caribbean Regional Council for Adult Education. Organizations: Jamaica Teachers Association; Chairman Mico Practising School Board of Management 1981-95; Executive Member, Jamaica Association of Teacher Educators and the Jamaica Council for Tertiary Education; Hon. President of Mico Old Students Assn. 1981-95. Member General Council, UWI and Finance & General Purpose Committees. Born: Mt. Herman, Swift River, Portland March 4, 1927 son of the late Hyman E. Shirley and Alice J. Shirley. Educated: Buxton High School; Mico Teachers’ College; Pennsylvania State University; Boston State University, Michigan State University and University of Maryland. Career: Principal, Wift Purchell All Age; Hampstead Govt. School, St. Mary, 1950-54; Asst. Lecturer/Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer Mico College, 1960-66; Vice-Principal, 1966-80. Awards: Mico Old Students Assn. Gold Medal Award for Meritorious Service 1982 and 150th Award 1986; J.T.A. Gold Torch Award 1993; J.A.T.E. Ward 1994 Joint Committee for Tertiary Education - Educator of the Year Award 1994. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Jessie Valentine Gordon, August 1953; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Horticulture, Tennis, Music. Club: Lodge Mico, Scottish Freemason. Address: c/o Mico College, 1A Marescaux Road, Kingston 5.

SHIRLEY, Susan Lea, B.Sc.; Professional Artist since 1979. Born: Detroit, Michigan, September 14, 1950; daughter of Homer D. Roberts, Educator/Naturalist, and Dorothy M. Roberts, Artist/Homemaker. Educated: Thurston High School (Mich.); Michigan State University. Career: Interior Designer-Commercial, Detroit Michigan 1972-75; Art Instructor, Alpha Academy 1976-79; has held numerous one-person and group exhibitions in Jamaica, Canada, U.S.A. and Antigua. Awards: Two Silver, One Bronze (1987, 1988) Annual Festival Art Competition. Married: Gregory B. Shirley, April 1, 1972; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Travel, Swimming, Photography, Reading. Clubs: American Womens’ Group, Liguanea. Address: (business & residence) 9 Carole Close, Kingston 8.

SIDRAK, George Hanna, B.Sc. (Sp. Hons.). M.Sc., Ph.D; Scientist, Plant Physiologist, Professor of Botany, Head Department of Botany (U.W.I.) since 1974. Organizations: Member Overseas Examination Committee, Board of Natural History Division Institute of Jamaica, Board of Scientific Research Council. Born: Egypt, February 3, 1925, son of Hanna Sidrak and Friida Sidrak (both dec’d). Educated: Primary and Secondary Schools in Egypt, University of Cairo (Egypt), University of Birmingham (England). Career: Demonstrator in Botany University of Cairo 1946-51; Lecturer in Botany Heliopolis University (Cairo) 1951-53; Post graduate work University of Birmingham 1953-55; Lecturer and Senior Lecturer University of Khartoum (Sudan) 1956-60; Lecturer and Senior Lecturer University of the West Indies 1960-74. Award: Prime Minister’s Independence Medal 1983. Publications: Several publications in plant physiology and soil reclamation in scientific journals. Denomination: Coptic Orthodox. Married: Priscilla W.S. Rutter, September 11, 1957; 1 daughter. Interests: Photography, Bridge. Address: (business) Department of Botany, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 927-2753; (residence) 30 College Common, Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 927-2309.

SILVERA, Raymond Anthony, B.Sc. Elec. Eng. Registered Professional Engineer. Managing Director, Island Vista Investments Ltd., Organizations: Member, Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers U.S.A., Founder & currently President Jamaica Institution of Engineers. Born: St. Mary, March 5, 1950; son of Cecil B. Silvera, Land Surveyor, and Enid B. Silvera, Housewife. Educated: St. Mary High School; Kingston College; University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. Career: Formerly employed to Jamaica Public Service Co. until 1993 as Senior Director, Technical Operations and in various technical capacities since 1972; Chief Engineer for Substations in 1975; worked on conversion of Company’s system for remote control, also engineered various large substations; appointed Manager, Engineering Design 1978; between 1983 and 1986 Director of Engineering and Projects with responsibility for all major engineering and construction projects; appointed Director of Districts in 1986 and Senior Director Technical Operations in 1990. Interests: Squash, Table Tennis, Reading, Developments in Technology. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) Island Vista Investments Ltd., Suite 101, 85 Hope Road, Kingston 6. Tel: 927-9665; (residence) Apartment #28, Amyton Court, 3 Broadway Road, Kingston 8.

SIMMONDS, Col. John I., Army Officer. General Staff Officer (Col. GS), Jamaica Defence Force since December 1990. Chairman JDF Sports Board, Jamaica Officer Club. Born: Kingston, May 10, 1946, son of Arthur Simmonds, Painter, and Edith Simmonds, Housewife. Educated: Excelsior High School, MONS Officer Cadet School, UK. Courses Army Staff College (Camberley) and Royal College of Defence U.K. Career: Enlisted in the Jamaica Defence Force October 6, 1966, commissioned in the rank of Second Lieutenant in June 1967, Platoon Commander 1st Battalion Jamaica Regiment 1967-69; Motor Transport Officer 1969-71; Second in Command of a company 1971-73; Admin. Officer, 3rd Battalion Jamaica Regiment (National Reserve) 1973-75; Company Commander 1st Battalion Jamaica Regiment 1975-79; Company Commander 2nd Battalion Jamaica Regiment 1979, Commanding Officer 1979-81; Staff Officer Operations and Training, Headquarters Jamaica Defence Force 1982-90. Award: Meritorious Medal for services to the Jamaica Defence Force. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Ovril J. Coulton, December 30, 1972; 2 sons. Interests: Tennis, Squash. Represented Jamaica internationally on several occasions at Hockey, Soccer and Squash. Clubs: Jamaica Officers, Liguanea. Address: (business) Jamaica Defence Force, Up Park Camp, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-6966; (residence) 7 MOQ. Up Park Camp, Kingston 5.

SIMMONS, Anthony Christopher Lionel, M.B.A., F.C.C.A.; Businessman. Managing Director S & T Ltd. since 1982. Director S & T Distributors Ltd. Organisations: Vice President Jamaica Tae Kwondo Federation.Member Holy Cross Church, St Anthony’s Children Home. Born: Cheltenham, England, November 29, 1948, son of Lionel E. Simmons, and Madeline Beryl Simmons. Educated: Whitefriars School, Redditch School, Cranfield Business College (Scholarship). Career: Articles - Clerk-Marcus Hazlewood & Co. (England) 1967-69; Internal Auditor C.P.C. United Kingdom Ltd. 1971; Financial Accountant Holts Products Ltd. (England) 1971-72; Financial Director Alcan Building Products Ltd. (England) 1973-77; Assistant Financial Controller N.C.C. Ltd. (Jamaica) 1977; General Manager National Packaging Corporation Ltd., Jamaica 1977-80. Denomination: Catholic. Married: Sandra P. Graham, April 9, 1978. Interests: Tae Kwondo, Squash, Reading. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) S & T Ltd., 56 Brentford Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-8061-3; (residence) 1 Rougemont Way, Kingston 8.

SIMONS, Cleve McKenzie, Businessman. Managing Director Macsim Ltd., McCurnin, Simon & Associates Ltd. Organizations: Former President Jamaica Horticultural Society; Member Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association; Member of various committees for the development and expansion for export of ornamental plants and flowers, and Island beautification programmes. Born: Kingston, October 5, 1914, son of Michael N. Simons and Alice McKenzie-Simons. Career: Secretary/Manager Jamaica Welfare Cottage Industries Ltd.; Jamaica Welfare Finance Ltd. 1943-48, Managing Director Caribbean Cottage Crafts Ltd., and Caribbean Shell Ltd. 1948-67, Introduced the technology of growing chrysanthemums commercially to Jamaica. Collector of new varieties of plants for distribution in Jamaica; Lecturer on horticultural subjects; Specialist in Water and Waste Treatment Design and Engineering, also Alternate Energy Systems, Advisor to Agro-21 Development of Experimental Plot at Caymanas. Awards: Prime Minister’s Award for contribution to horticulture (1983), Gleaner Certificate of Merit for contribution to export horticulture (1985). Denomination: Anglican. Married: Fay Dennison, June 4, 1978; 1 son, 4 daughters. Address: (business) 66 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 925-8784/58788; (residence) “The Garden”, Golden Spring P.O.

SIMONS, Redvers Denton, Accountant. Honorary Senior Managing Director for the Nestle Group Zone III (South America). Managing Director Food Specialities Jamaica Ltd. and Jamaica Milk Products Ltd. since 1979. Director Jamaica Milk Products Pension Trust Ltd. Organizations: Director P.S.O.J., General Treasurer Jamaica Baptist Union since 1971, Deacon of Bethel Baptist Church, Half Way Tree. Born: Withorn, Westmoreland, June 18, 1924 son of Virgil Fubler Simons, Building Contractor, & Wilhelmina Harrison-Simmons (both dec’d). Educated: George’s Plain Primary, Mt. Ward Primary School, Knockalva Practical Training Centre. Further education by private tuition, and in addition received specialized training in Accounting and Management - Nestle Switzerland 1964, Nestle Switzerland and United Kingdom 1969, Nestle Mexico 1974. Career: Farmer at the Roehampton Young Farmers Settlement, St. James, Junior Clerk Jamaica Milk Products Ltd. (Montpelier Cooling Station), Laboratory Assistant, Farms Inspector, Supervisor of Montpelier Cooling Station, Assistant Accountant, Chief Accountant, Bybrook Condensery/Michleton Milo Factory, Management Accountant, Controller J.M.P./F.S.J. Head Office in Kingston. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Margaret Gloria Martin, April 12, 1950; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Gardening, Reading. Club: North St. Catherine Lions. Address: (business) Food Specialities Jamaica Ltd., 60 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-1300; (residence) 5 Bridgemount Heights, P.O. Box 684, Kingston 8. Tel. 942-3136.

SIMONITSCH, Heinz Erich Walter, Hotelier, Managing Director The Half Moon Club since 1965. Managing Director & part Owner Half Moon Golf, Tennis & Beach Club. Chairman S.O.S. Children’s Villages of Jamaica, Elegant Resort of Jamaica and Chairman Elegant Resorts International. Honorary Consul General of Austria for Jamaica since 1976. Organizations: Member Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce, Founding Member and President Skal Club of Montego Bay; Active member and chairman of various committees for fund raising events for numerous charities. Born: Raddersburg, Styria, Austria, July 13, 1927. Educated: Junior and High Schools Raddersburg and Vienna, Austria; Pichl Hotel College, Austria; 3 years Management Training, Switzerland. Career: Waiter Pavillon (Montreal, Canada) 1952-53; Dining Room Captain 1953, Maitre D’Hotel 1954, Food and Beverage Manager 1955-63; Elbow Beach Surf Club (Bermuda); Manager the Half Moon Club 1963-65; President the Jamaica Hotel Association 1980-83; President Caribbean Hotel and Tourist Association 1984-86; Chairman Elegant Resorts of Jamaica 1986; Chairman, S.O.S. Children’s Villages of Jamaica Foundation. Awards: Diploma of Honour S.O.S. Children’s Village 1975, Caribbean Hotelier of the year 1981 of the Caribbean Hotel Association, Gleaner Certificate of Merit for outstanding contribution to the Tourist Industry 1982. Hotelier of the year 1990, Green Stewardship Award for contribution to Conservation & Environmental Protection 1995. Married: Elisabeth Westreicher, 1 son 2 daughters. Interests: Sailing. Clubs: Skal, Montego Bay Yacht, Bermuda Sail Boat. Address: The Half Moon Club, P.O. Box 80, Montego Bay. Tel. 953-2211.*

SIMPSON, Reverend Dr. George Vincent, Dip.Min.S.T.D., L.Th., M.A., D.Min., J.P.; Minister of Religion, Past President of the Jamaica Baptist Union. Born: Brandon Hill, Clarendon; son of Robert Henry Simpson, Farmer and Gertrude Avinel Simpson, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Brandon Hill All Age; United Theological College of the West Indies; Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Career: Teacher, Eureka Preparatory School 1960-63; Teacher McNie Primary School 1963-65; Vice President, J.B.U. 1979-84; 1987-88. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Joan Williamson, December 15, 1971; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Poultry Farming, Table Tennis, Music (Keyboard). Address: (business & residence) P.O. Box 3, Anchovy, St. James.

SIMPSON, Lestine Washington, Management.. Managing Director Exquisite Furnishing Group of Companies, Exquisite Resorts & Auto Rental Ltd., Exquisite Furnishing Repairs Ltd., Exquisite Ace Hardware & Exquisite Import/Export Ltd. Organizations: Manager Correctional Service Co-op Credit Union Ltd., Former Treasurer/Manager Correctional Services Co-operative Credit Union. Member Life Underwriters Association of Jamaica. Born: Maidstone, Portland, October 16, 1951, son of William Simpson, Farmer, and Leonora McKenzie Simpson (dec’d). Career: Hotel Receptionist, Teacher, Accountant, Champion Credit Union Salesman since 1976; Managing Director Exquisite Furnishing, Appliance & Household Goods Ltd., Unit Manager C.U.N.A. Mutual Ins. Society. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Carmen Veronica Bowen, December 21, 1974; 3 daughters. Interests: Credit Unionism, Politics. Address: (business)12 Union Square, Kingston 5; (residence) 4 Sheila Place, Kingston . 19. Tel. 922-3805.

SINCLAIR, Augustine Segismond, J.P., O.D., Teachers Dip.; Teacher, Agriculturalist. Director, North Clarendon Processing Company. Organizations: Chairman, Manchester Early Childhood Parish Education Board; Director Coffee Industry Board; Secretary/Manager of South Manchester Coffee Growers’ Co-operative Ltd., Member, Jamaica Agricultural Society. Born: Colonel’s Ridge, Clarendon, December 14, 1928, son of Wilfred Sinclair and Edith his wife (both dec’d). Educated: Mt. Carmel Elementary School, Mico Teachers College. Career: Assistant Teacher Grove Town All-Age School 1954-56, Principal Rose Hill All-Age School 1957-62; Principal Old England All-Age School since 1962-89. Award: Officer of the Order of Distinction. Denomination: Anglican. Widower; 1 son, 4 daughters. Interests: Cricket, Reading. Address: (business) 1 Hotel Street, Mandeville, Manchester. Tel. 962-4650 (residence) Brokenhurst, Old England P.O., Manchester.

SINCLAIR, Ethan M. Attorney-at-Law. Partner, Myers Fletcher & Gordon since 1978. Organisations: Member, Jamaican Bar Association since 1971; Member Conveyancing Committee of Ja. Bar Association since 1979; Board Member Immaculate Conception Prep School since 1980. Born: St. Andrew, July 10 1944, son of the late Walter Forbes Sinclair, Attorney-at-Law, and Lileth Sinclair, Housewife. Educated: Jamaica College, Articled at Sinclair & Perkins. Career: Member of the 3rd Battalion of The Jamaica National Reserve since January 1971; Received the Queen’s Commission as an Officer in July 1971; Admitted to practice as a Solicitor in Feb. 1971; Attorney with Sinclair & Perkins 1971-73; Manton & Hart 1973-77. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Carole Jean Phillips August 22, 1970, 3 daughters. Interests: Travelling, Reading, Theatricals, Pistol Shooting. Address: Myers, Fletcher & Gordon, 21 East Street, Kingston; Tel. 922-5860.

SINCLAIR Walter Forbes, Attorney-at-Law since 1941. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, January 1, 1910, son of the late Edmund M. Sinclair, Optician and Jeweller, and Keziah Isabel Sconce-Sinclair. Educated: Wolmer’s Boys’ School. Career: Electrician New York Electrical School 1929; Wireless Operator (New York) 1930; Radiotrician R.C.A. Institute 1931; Electrician (Jamaica) 1932; Solicitor Supreme Court of Jamaica 1941; Treasurer The Incorporated Law Society of Jamaica 1945-60; Senior Partner Sinclair & Perkins, Solicitors 1956, Councillor Kingston & St. Andrew Corporation 1956-60; Past Master Wolmer’s Freemason Lodge 1958; Deputy Chairman of the Prices Commission 1973-77. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Lileth Alethia Thompson, June 12, 1943; 2 sons. Interest: Gardening. Clubs: Melbourne Cricket, Press Club of Jamaica. Address: (residence) 5B Mona Road, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-7875.

SIVAPRAGASAM, Subramaniam, M.B.B.S., D.A., F.F.A.R.C.S.; Professor of Anaesthetics and Intensive Care since 1976. Born: Jaffna, Sri Lanka, February 9, 1931; son of the late Subramaniam Sivapragasam and Nithiyalaskumi, Housewife. Educated: St.Thomas’ School; Jaffna College; Ceylon University. Publication: Wide West Indian Medical Journal. Married: Heather St. John, September 1, 1962; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Tennis, Windsurfing, Swimming, (Ran around Jamaica – 418 miles, in 31 laps – 1986-87). Club: Senior Common Room, U.W.I. Address: (business) Dept. of Anaesthetics & Intensive Care, University Hospital, Kingston 7; (residence) 23 University Close, Kingston 7.

SLACK, Iris May, J.P.; Teacher, Principal St. George’s All-Age School since 1971. Co-Founder and Director Blackstonedge Skills Training Centre. Organizations: Member Alpha Delta Kappa (International Sorority of Female Educators), Zeta Chapter, Ocho Rios; Chairman St. George’s Basic School, Member Jamaica Teachers’ Association, St. Mary Parish Early Childhood Board. Member of Executive Committee of the Association of Justices of the Peace. Born: Cristobal C.Z. Colon, Panama, August 8, 1931, daughter of Frederick Alanzo Clarke and Amis Elizabeth Campbell-Clarke (both dec’d). Educated: Silver City Elementary School, Silver City Occupational High School, Shortwood Teachers’ College, University of the West Indies. Awards: Long service award for Anglican Teachers for over thirty years service. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Joel Ethelbert Slack, April 8, 1961; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Flower gardening, Reading, Music. Address: (business) St. George’s All-Age School, Blackstonedge P.O. St. Ann; (residence) Unity Valley, P.O. Box 8, Moneague P.O., St. Ann.

SLEEM, Patrick Iser, Manufacturer, Managing Director since 1967, Satisfaction Garment Co. Ltd., A-1 Printers Ltd., Satisfaction Sewn Products Ltd., P & M Apparel Ltd. Organizations: Member Jamaica Manufacturers Association; Jamaica Exporters Association, Private Sector Organization of Jamaica. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, July 2, 1944, son of Iser Abdulla Sleem, Manufacturer, and Alexandra Khaleel-Sleem. Educated: Gaynstead High School. Career: Entered Family business at age 16 years and appointed Managing Director at age 23, also made Chairman of the Board of Directors of A-1 Printers Ltd. 1972. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Luz Cubilian Blanca, December 20, 1964, (Divorced); 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Shooting, Fishing, Sailing. Clubs: Rangers Gun Rod & Tiller, Jackson Bay Gun & Fishing and Monymusk, Rod & Tiller. Address: (business) 12 Retirement Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-2424, 929-6577; (residence) “Three Gables”, Stony Hill, Kingston 9.

SLEEM, Sharleene Maxine, Garment Manufacturer since 1968. Director Satisfaction Sales Ltd., Satisfaction Garment Co. Ltd., Satisfaction Sewn Products Ltd. Organizations: Director Jamaica Exporters Association, Jamaica Manufacturers Association, Garment Executive Committee Member, J.M.A. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, April 13, 1952, daughter of Iser Abdullla Sleem, Garment Manufacturer and Alexandra Khaleel-Sleem. Educated: Wolmer’s Girls’ School. Interests: Music, Travelling, Tennis, Reading. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 12 Retirement Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-2424, 929-6577; (residence) 40 Olivier Place, Kingston 8.

SMALL, Aneita Jacinth, Teacher. Principal Sandy Bay All-Age School since 1976. Organizations: Chairman School Community Outreach Programme for Education Committee; Past President Hanover Teacher’s Association, Church Secretary – Synod Representative, Leader 4-H Club, Returning Officer Eastern Hanover, Choir Mistress and Asst. Organist Beechman Methodist Church Hanover. Born: Spaulding, Manchester, January 10, 1936, daughter of the late Adolphus Tomlin, Farmer and Amy Mitchell-Tomlin. Educated: Richies All-Age School, Bethlehem Teachers’ College. Career: Teacher Zion Hill School, Manchester, Top Hill School (St. Elizabeth), Principal Rose Hill All-Age School (Manchester) 1969. Award Medallion for outstanding leadership parish of St. Elizabeth in 4-H work 1969. Award: J.T.A. Edith Dalton James Award 1988. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Aston Small (dec’d), May 29, 1960; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Dancing, Drama, Music, Art and Craft, Gardening. Club: Women’s League, Sandy Bay, Hanover; Tel. 952-4898.

SMALL, Grace Jackson, O.D., B.A., M.A. Consultant, Executive Director of Organisation for Athletes Striving for Improvement and Success (OASIS). Director Institute of Sports, Member of National Sports Council. Born: Priory, St. Ann, daughter of the late Omri Jackson, Tailor and Edna Jackson, retired dressmaker. Educated: Melrose Primary School; The Queen’s School, Alabama A & M University; Queens College, New York. Business Career: Management Consultant, Peat Marwick & Partners. Athletic Career: Carifta Games, Bahamas Silver Medal - high jump 1976; Bronze medal; hurdles 1978; All American NCAA Div II MVP 1982; Bronze medal 200 metres World University Games 1983 (first athlete from English-speaking Caribbean to win a medal in these games); Placed 5th in 200 m First World Athletics Championships, Helsinki, Finland 1983; Placed 5th 100, 200 metres, 4 x 400 metres relay - Los Angeles Olympics 1984, member of 4 x 100 metres relay team which made the finals (one of the few women to ever run in 4 Olympic finals in the same Olympic games); Gold Medal in 200 metres and bronze medal in 100 metre in World University Games 1985 (first athlete from English-speaking Caribbean to win gold medal at these games;); Silver medals in 100 and 200 metres in 4th World Athletic Cup in Canberra, Australia 1985 (best performance ever by an athlete from the English speaking Caribbean in that event); Holder Jamaica 400 metes women’s record of 50.72 erasing former record which stood for 14 years; set new record in this event of 49.57 in 1988; Mobil Grand Prix 200 m winner, 2nd in overall standing 1988; Bronze medal World cup 200m, Gold medal Barcelona 4 x 400m 1989; Mobil Grand Prix 200m 2nd place 1990. Awards: Jamaican Sportswoman of the Year 1986; 1988 Carreras Foundation,Key to City of Birmingham, Alabama USA 1988. Married: Hugh Small 24th November, 1990. Clubs: Atoms Track, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Phi Beta Lambda Business Fraternity. Address: c/o 33 Duke Street, Kingston. Tel: 922-8899.

SMALL, Ronald Hugh Packer, Q.C., LL.B (Hon.). Attorney-at-Law and Public Policy Consultant. Barrister-at-Law and member Honourable Society of Middle Temple, London, England. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, July 5, 1941, son of Ronald Hugh Small, retired Supreme Court Judge, and Anne Louise Small (retired teacher). Educated: Jamaica College; London University; Inns Court (England). Career: Research Assistant, London School of Economics 1962; Research Assistant, British Labour Party; Legal Officer, National Workers Union 1963-64; Secretary, Bar Association of Jamaica 1966-67; Senator, M.P. & Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of National Security 1976; Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Development 1977-79; Minister of Education, Youth & Sports 1979-80; Minister of Finance 1980; Opposition Spokesman on Finance & the Economy in the Senate 1980-83; Member of Bar Council 1985-88;Minister of Mining & Energy February 1989-Nov 90; Ministry of Industry, Production & Commerce Nov 1990 - Dec 1991; Minister of Finance 1992. Appointed Queens Counsel 1985. Publications: Physical Education, Sports our Instrument for the Development of Jamaican People 1978; Strategies for Re-Scheduling Jamaica’s External Debt 1980. Married: Grace Rosemarie Jackson, November 24, 1990, 2 daughters from previous marriage. Interests: Gardening, Photography, Reading. Address: (business) 33 Duke Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-8899. (residence) “Faraway”, P.O. Box 30, Bog Walk, St Catherine.

SMALL, Stuart Mapletoft, B.Sc.; Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dental Surgeon, Managing Director, Oxford Dental Centre since 1981; Managing Director, Dental Maintenance Organization. Director, Best Veg. Born: Kingston, March 1, 1948; son of James Ivan Small, Retired Senior Surveyor Customs, and Ida Mae Small, Retired Insurance Representative & Social Worker. Educated: Jamaica College; Excelsior High School; Howard University; CETEC University. Career: Professionally exhibiting Art 1972-78; Government Dental Services 1981-85. Awards: Received several awards for Art Exhibitions. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Dotris Elizabeth Brebner-Small, June 22, 1987; 1 son. Interests: Painting, Sculpting, Reading, Travelling. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Jamaica Skeet and Ex Services. Address: (business) Oxford Dental Centre, 22G Old Hope Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-7311; (residence) 11 Lindsay Crescent, Kingston.

SMALLING, Donald Garth W., J.P., B.Sc., M.Sc. (Accounting); Chartered Accountant (not in private Practice); Teacher Cert., Company Director. Managing Director Keelung Distributors Ltd since 1989. Part-time Lecturer U.W.I. since 1986. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, son of Lester Smalling, retired Personnel Manager, and Joyce Blair, retired Civil Servant. Educated: St Jago School, Church Teachers’ College, University of the West Indies. Career: Teacher; Operation Manager; Assistant Manager, Teachers’ Book Centre Ltd.; Managing Director Stationery Manufacturers Ltd. 1979-88. Publications: Contribution (Student section) Caribbean Finance and Management Journal. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Patricia M. Salmon, April 13, 1985, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Photography, Travel, Gourmet, Swimming. Clubs: Scottish Freemason, Past master Lodge Imperial service. Address: (business) 7 Norman Road, P.O. Box 8931, C.S.O., Kingston. Tel. 928-5913-4.

SMITH, Sister Agatha, R.S.M.; Teacher. Born: Belize City, Belize, July 10, 1924, daughter of the late Joseph Alfred Smith and Elsie Alice Victoria Quallo-Smith. Educated: St. Ignatius Catholic School, St. Catherine’s Academy (Belize), St. Joseph’s Teachers College. Career: Stenographer/Typist Import Control Office (Govt. Customs), Belize for 2 years; Entered Convent of Mercy, Alpha, Kingston 1944; Final vows as Sister of Mercy 1947; Teacher Alpha Boys School, Alpha Girls’ School, Alpha Elementary School, Mt. St. Jospehs Academy, Holy Trinity Secondary School, Principal Holy Family Infant School – 3 years, Seaford Town All-Age School – 3 years, Alpha Primary School – 7 years, St. Catherine Primary – 19 years. Engaged in several community activities. Awards: Certificates of Appreciation from Girl Guides Association; Heroes Day Honour from St. Catherine Parish Council 1984. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Interests: Reading, Sewing, Deeply interested in the young – especially those who are poor materially or otherwise. Address: Convent of Mercy Alpha, Kingston.

SMITH, Alwyn George Ashley, B.Sc. (Econ.), Economist. Personnel & Marketing Controller Jamaica National Building Society since November 1990. Director Content Farms Limited. Organization: Member Primary Health Care Committee of St. John’s Ambulance Brigade. Born: Milk River, Clarendon, November 7, 1947, son of Egerton Smith, Sugar-cane Farmer, and Amy Smith, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Calabar High; University of the West Indies. Career: Semi Senior Audit Clerk, Touche, Ross, Thorburn & Co.; Chief Accountant, Branch Manager, Marketing Manager, Mortgage Manager, Jamaica National Building Society; General Manager Church Co-op Credit Union Ltd. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Yvette Elaine Boothe, July 28, 1973; 1 daughter. Interests: Gardening, Music. Club: Rotary Club of New Kingston. Address: (business) 2-4 Constant Spring Road. Kingston 10. Tel. 926-1344-9; (residence) 2 Hacienda Close, Kingston 8.

SMITH, Colin, Company Executive. Managing Director Tropicair Jalousies Ltd. since 1989 Director Western Storage Ltd. (I.C.D. Group) since 1986. Director, Hoisery Co. of Ja., Western Storage Ltd., Caripic Jamaica, Dynamic Ventures Ltd., Tarco Ltd., I.C.D. Export Ltd. Organizations: President, Sales & Marketing Executives of Jamaica; Director, Rotary Club, Downtown Kingston. Former Member, Jamaica Folk Singers (16 years). Born: June 5, 1944, St. Elizabeth; son of Linford Smith, Retired Farmer, and Agie Smith, Retired Teacher. Educated: Cornwall College; University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. Career: Marketing Representative, Tropicair Jalousies Ltd. (I.C.D.) 1964-74; Managing Director, Plyber Co. (Ja.) Ltd. 1974-77; Marketing Director, CEK (Ja.) Ltd. 1977-86; Managing Director, Hosiery Company of Jamaica 1986-88. Award: C & K Compton & Knowles Corporation Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Performance 1983. Creative Work: Painting of Mural. Denomination: Christian, United Church (Presbyterian). Married: Annett Fay Weller, September 6, 1975; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Art, Music, Language. Club: Rotary. Address: (business) Tarco, 54 Molynes Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 923-2956; (residence) Happy Grove Road, P.O. Box 166, Kingston.

SMITH, Derrick Charles; M.P.; Business Executive, Assistant Manager Rapid & Sheffield Co. Ltd. since October 1977, Member of Parliament Kingston West Central since 1983. Organizations: President St. Andrew Jaycees 1975, President Jaycees of Jamaica 1978, Member of the Senate 1980-83, President West Indies Jaycees 1981. Born: Kingston, Jamaica November 27, 1943 son of the late Charles Smith and Isobel Burke-Smith. Educated: Calabar High School, College of Arts, Science and Technology. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Kathleen Grier, December 7, 1978; 3 sons. Interests: Reading, Horse Racing, Community Work, Photography. Address: (business) 121 East Street, Kingston; (residence) P.O. Box 520, Kingston 19.

SMITH, Harry A. J., B.Sc. (Gen.) Hons., M.B.A. (Marketing); Business Executive. Marketing Executive, Desnoes & Geddes Ltd. since 1995. Born: Manchester, August 3, 1955; son of Aston G. Smith, J.P., Businessman, and Mildred I. Smith, Retired Teacher. Educated: Munro College; University of the West Indies. Career: Head of Nematology Dept. Banana Board Research Dept. 1977-79; Watershed Agronomist (Planning), FAO/UNDP/Govt.of Norway Project 1979-80; Consumer Product Marketing Manager, Shell Chemicals (Ja.) Ltd. 1980-86; Marketing Manager, Colgate Palmolive Co. (Ja) Ltd 1986-92; Managing Director, P.A. Benjamin (Ja) Ltd since 1992-95. Publications: Four published papers on Nematology. Married: Ann Marie Talbot, May 17, 1980; 2 sons. Interests: All outdoor Sports, Varied Literature, Music, Travel & Dominoes. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 214 Spanish Town Road, Kingston; Tel. 937-0330.

SMITH, Keith Anthony, B.Sc. (Econ.) Diploma Instituto National De La Juventud Mexico, Attorney-at-Law since 1975. Senior Partner, Keith Smith & Co.; Chairman Hemisphere Car Rentals Company Ltd., Holidazia Ltd., Vice President, Jamaica U Drive Association, former Director, Rotary Club of Mandeville, Organizations: Former Regional Chairman National Insurance Appeal Tribunal, Deputy Chairman Regional Rent Assessment Board, Member, Board of Management Knox High School and Knox Community College. Former Chairman, Licensing Authority (Transport), past Director Jamaica Public Service Co. Ltd. Born: Mandeville, Manchester; May 15, 1947, son of Leslie Smith, Builder and Hilda Louise Plummer-Smith, Business-woman. Educated: Manchester High School; University of the West Indies, College of Law - England. Career: Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Ltd. Represented the University of the West Indies at annual University of Pittsburgh Debating Competition in Pittsburgh, (U.S.A.). 1969; Represented Jamaica at Fourth International Conference on Oratory La Guadalajara (Mexico) 1969; Delegation Head to British Transport Organization 1986. Denomination: United Church of Jamaica and Grand Cayman. Children: 1 son, 1 daughter Interests: Music, Tennis, Football. Club: Rotary, Mandeville. Address: (business) 51 Manchester Road, Mandeville. Tel. 962-1921/3223/6110, Fax 962-4131.

SMITH, Hon. Kenneth George, O.J.; Attorney-at-Law. Retired Chief Justice of Jamaica. Born: Chapelton, Clarendon, July 25, 1920, son of Franklin C. Smith, Civil Servant and Frances Wiggan-Smith. Educated: Primary Schools; Cornwall College, Lincoln’s Inn (London). Career: Assistant Clerk R.M. Department 1940-48; Deputy Clerk of Courts 1948-53; Clerk of the Courts 1953-56; Acting Resident Magistrate (6 months) 1956; Crown Counsel 1956-62; Assistant Attorney General 1962-65; Judge Supreme Court Judge 1965-70; Appeal Court Judge 1970-73, Chief Justice of Jamaica 1973-85; Justice of Appeal, Bahamas 1985-90. Award: Order of Jamaica 1973. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Hyacinth Whitfield Connell, July 4, 1942, 2 daughters. Interests: Swimming, Gardening. Clubs: Kingston. Address: 5 Wagner Avenue, Kingston 8. Tel. 925-8218.

SMITH, Reginald Calvin Nathaniel, F.I.C.S.; Chartered Ship Broker. Managing Director Jamaica Freight & Shipping Co. Ltd., Shipping Services Ltd., Lasocean Agencies Ltd. since 1977. Director Terminal Services Ltd., Southern Shipping Association of Jamaica (1981), Southern Shipping Limited, Equipment Care Ltd, Inter Seas Ltd. Organisations: President Shipping Association of Jamaica (1981), Southern Shipping Limited. Born: September 12, 1926, son of the late Albert Alexander Smith and Clara Elizabeth Perry-Smith. Educated: Whitfield Town Elementary School, Lincoln College. Career: Steamship Co. as Junior Shipping Clerk in 1946 and was trained in all aspects of ship husbandry and agency. Promoted and further trained as Supercargo in 1950. Joined Sprostons Jamaica Limited as Shipping Clerk. Promoted 1951 to Assistant Supercargo and 1953 to Supercargo, 1955 to Assistant to the Operations Manager and in 1957 to Operations Manager; Joined the firm of Lascelles de Mercado & Co. Ltd. in 1963 as Marine Traffic Superintendent and was called to the Board of Directors and promoted to Manager of the Shipping Division in 1967; In 1970 went into the the consulting field and was appointed Marine Claim and Shipping Consultant to the Lascelles Group of Companies; In February 1973 did feasibility study into the possibility of merging the stevedoring operations of four Companies, Lascelles deMercado (Shipping) Ltd., A.E. Parnell & Co., Maritime & Transport Services Ltd., and Ocean Shipping Ltd. This resulted in a merger and Jamaica Terminal Operators Ltd. was formed in November 1973, was appointed General Manager. Attended many Conferences and Seminars with respect to containerisation and port development. Served as Director of The Shipping Association of Jamaica for many years and also served as Chairman of many committees dealing with the operations of the Port of Kingston. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Florence Leith Edwards, November 26, 1948; 2 sons. Interests: Listening to Classical Music, Draughts, Dominoes. Club: Rotary Kingston, Downtown. Address: (business) 80 Second Street, Port Bustamante, Kingston 13. Tel. 923-9271-7, 923-6545; (residence) 33 Blue Mountain Road, Belvedere Heights P.O. Box , Red Hills.

SMITH, Robert Arthur, B. Eng., A.C.I.I., General Insurance Broker; Thomas Howell Group. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, December 4, 1959, son of Ewart T. Smith, Company Executive (Wakefield Fruits & Vegetable Ltd.) and Dorothy G. Smith, retired Civil Servant. Educated: Robertson’s Prep., Calabar High; McGill University, Montreal Canada. Career: Project Engineer, ALCOA Mineral of Jamaica Inc.; Loss Adjuster & Director, Thomas Howell Keiwit (Ja) Ltd. 1984-87 & 1988-91; Equipment Sales Manager, Deryck A. Gibson Ltd. 1987-88. Senior Vice President, Spectrum Insurance Brokers Ltd. Award: University Scholar for academic achievement 1978 at McGill University. Religion: Christianity. Married: Andrea Nicole Guy, September 1, 1990. Interests: Sports, Reading, Periodicals, Travelling. Address: (business) 7A Barbados Ave., Kingston 5; Tel: 926-4161; (residence) 2 Jacks Hill Road, Town House No. 12, Kingston 6.

SMYTHE, Rev. Canon Audley Hugh, O.D., J.P., L.Th.; Minister of Religion. Honorary Chaplain to the Police Force since 1954, Canon Emeritus of the Cathedral (Spanish Town). Organizations: Past Master Royal Masonic Lodge EC207, District Grand Lodge P.D.G.W., Rose Croix, Knight Templar et al. Born: Newport, Manchester, September 17, 1914, son of Rev. Audley Herbert Smythe, Minister of Religion (Anglican), and Constance Isabel Cheyne-Smythe (both dec’d). Educated: DeCarteret School (Mandeville), Kingston College, St. Peter’s Theological College. Career: Worked at Jamaica Telephone Company 1933-38, Ordained 1942, Curate St. Matthew’s Church (Kingston); Asst. Curate St. George’s Church (Kingston) 1943-47; in charge Balaclava, Keynsham and Siloah 1947-51; Rector Christ Church Vineyard Town 1952-62; Rector, St. Boniface, Harbour View 1960-78; Chaplain General Penitentiary 1952-77. Retired Rector St. Michael’s Church, Victoria Avenue and St. Patrick’s Church, Windward Road 1952-1989. Publication: The Church - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow 1963. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Bernice Elaine deMontagnac, September 21, 1944. Interest: Reading. Club: Kingston Cricket. Address: 8 Caledonia Avenue, Kingston 5 Tel: 968-0439.

SONI, Vidya Bhushan, B.A. (Hons.), M.A. Dip. in International Relations/International Trade & Finance, International Law & Diplomacy from University of Oxford while being attached to Balliol College 1976-77. Ambassador/Diplomat. High Commissioner for India to Jamaica with concurrent accredition to Dominican Republic, Republic of Haiti, Cayman Islands, Grand Turks & Caicos. since April 1994. Born: New Delhi, India, May 13, 1942, son of the late B. L. Soni, Businessman and Krishna Devi. Career: Joined Indian Foreign Service July 1967. Served in various capacities in Indian Diplomatic Missions in Moscow, Cairo, Kualal Lumpur, London; Elected Chairman of London Diplomatic Association in 1982 & 1983; Consulate General of Indian, Sydney 1986-89; Indian High Commissioner to various South Pacific Island Nations with residence in Fiji 1989-90; Indian Ambassador to Senegal, Mali, Mauritinia and High Commissioner to Gambia 1990-94. Religion: Hindu. Married: Kamlesh, May 13, 1968, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Cricket, Golf, Tennis, Bridge and Reading. Clubs: Delhi Gymkhana, Constant Spring Golf. Motto: Truth Alone Triumps in the End”. Address: (business) 4 Retreat Avenue, Kingston 6. (residence), India House, 2 East King’s House Road, Kingston 6.

SOUTAR, Louis Farren LL.B. Attorney-at-Law. Studied law in England and having been admitted to the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple was called to the degree of The Utter Bar in June 1949. Appointed Notary Public in 1987. Partner Myers, Fletcher & Gordon since 1976. Born: Saint Andrew, October 14, 1922; son of the late William Donald Soutar, Supervisor, Ja. Mutual Life Assurance Society and Hilda Blanche Soutar, Housewife. Educated: Jamaica College, Inns of Court, London. Career: Clerk, Barclays Bank D.C.O. 1941-42; Lieutenant Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 1943-46; Private Practice at the Bar in Jamaica 1950-53; Partner, Marley & DeCasseres, Solicitors, 1953-69; Partner, Marley, Millner Soutar & Co. Attorneys-at-Law 1969-75. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Joy Eileen Forrest Fennell September 1, 1973. Interests: Reading, Photography, Carpentry and Gardening. Club: Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) 21 East Street, Kingston; (residence) 35 Acadia Circle, Kingston 8.

SOUTH, Stephen Nathaniel, Teacher, Principal Denbigh Primary School since 1980. Organizations: Member Friends May Pen Hospital, Elder in the Christian Brethren Church; Friends Clarendon Parish Library. Born: Elderslie, St. Elizabeth, January 1, 1926, son of James N. South, Farmer and Caroline Reid-South (both dec’d). Educated: Elderslie Elementary School, Brentwood College of Education (Essex, England), City of London College, London University. Career: Royal Air Force 1944-47; Jamaica Constabulary 1948-53; Sprostons Jamaica 1953-55; Anglo Overseas (UK). 1955-60; Customs Clerk G.P.O. 1960-62; Teacher United Kingdom 1965-66; Knox College and Ardenne High School 1966-68; Woodberry Down Junior School (UK). 1968-71, Principal Knox Junior School 1971-73; John Austin All-Age School 1973-78; Acting Education Officer 1978-80. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Violet Meek, December 15, 1956; 6 daughters. Interests: Reading, Music, Gardening. Address: Denbigh Primary School, Denbigh P.O., Clarendon; (residence) Box 248, May Pen P.O., Clarendon.

SPAULDING, Joseph A. Lester, J.P.; Business Executive, Chairman/Managing Director – Radio Jamaica Ltd. since 1995. Organizations: Director, Eagle Unit Trusts Management Co. Ciboney Group Ltd., Island Life Merchant Bank; Chairman, Salada Foods Ja. Ltd. ,National Crime Prevention Fund (Crime Stop), Reditech Services Ltd. Member, Advertising Council of Jamaica. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, April 1, 1941, son of Leslie E. Spaulding (dec’d), and Myrtle Spaulding, retired. Educated: Half Way Tree Primary School, Kingston College, College of Arts, Science and Technology. Career: Price Waterhouse & Co. 1959-64; Chief Clerk Radio Jamaica 1965-68; Chief Accountant Radio Jamaica 1969-77; Managing Director, RJR since 1978; Past President and now Director, Caribbean Broadcasting Union & Media Association of Jamaica. Denomination: Methodist. Children: 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interest: Boating. Address: (business) 32 Lyndhurst Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-1100; (residence) 34 Norbrook Drive, Kingston 8.

SPAULDING, Winston, Q.C.; Attorney-at-Law, Social Worker, Businessman. Organizations: Co-Founded Jamaica Association for Industrial Security, Founder Human Rights Bureau J.L.P. and first Chairman, Founder Member Jamaica Council for Human Rights; while in England member of several Human Rights organizations including /English Committees for Civil Liberties and Campaign against Racial Discrimination (C.A.R.D), Individual member of Amnesty International, Keen supporter of various organizations for famine relief, Founder /member Association of Jamaicans in the United Kingdom, Convener of the Caribbean Committee for Civil Liberties, Former Chairman All Saints All-Age School. Born: August 1939, son of Frank Spaulding, Former Mayor of Kingston, and Daisy Alexandria Jones. Educated: Wolmer’s Boys’ School, Inner Temple. Career: Worked with Jamaican and British Civil Service for short periods, practised Law for a time in the Bahamas; Senator and Opposition Spokesman on Security and Justice 1977-80; Deputy Leader of the J.L.P. 1977-83; Member of Parliament for East Central St. James 1980-83; Minister of National Security and Justice, Attorney General, Member Council of Legal Education, Chairman Defence Board 1980-86, Chairman Legislation Committee, Law Revision Commission 1981-86. Married: Carolyn; 5 children. Interests: Music, Astronomy, Reading. Address: (business)13 Balmoral Avenue, Kingston 10; Tel. 929-8602; (residence) 1 Kirkland Close, St. Andrew.

SPENCE, Altie James, J.P.; Teacher. Principal Mt. Salem All-Age School since 1973. Born: Ballard’s Valley, St. Elizabeth, June 29, 1931, son of Anthony Spence Farmer, and Angelina Banton-Spence (both dec’d). Educated: Ballards Valley Elementary School, Mico Teachers College. Career: Assistant Teacher Chatsworth School 1954-56, Vaughansfield School 1956-58, Principal Mt. Horeb School 1959-68, Somerton School 1968-72. Denomination: United Church of Jamaica; Freemason. Married: Daphne Rose Elliott, September 8, 1956; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Swimming, Reading. Address: (business) Mt. Salem All-Age School, Mt. Salem P.A. Tel. 952-1260; (residence) 9 Lagoon View Walk, Bogue Heights, Reading P.O.

SPENCE, Franklin Courtney, Dip. Arch., Architect. Chief Executive Director, Cadillac Development Ltd.; Principal since 1983. Organizations: Registered Architect Jamaica, Member Construction Specifications Institute of America, America Institute of Architects. Born: Ewarton, St Catherine, August 3, 1948, son of Constantine D. Spence, Senior Supt. of Police, and Gwendolyn A. Spence, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: St. Andrew Technical High School, Centennial College of Applied Art & Technology, Toronto; Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto. Career: Draughtsman, Ministry of Communications and Works 1966-68; Senior Architectural Designer, Protor & Redfern Ltd., Toronto 1972-78; Project Architect, Metro Dade County, Florida 1978-81. Publication: Project Designs, Building Section, the Daily Gleaner. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Lillieth Chung, June 21, 1981, 2 sons. Interests: Music, Reading, Travelling, Lawn Tennis. Address: (business) Main Street, Christiana, Manchester; (residence) Woodlawn Grove, Mandeville, Manchester.

SPENCE, The Rt. Rev. Herman Victor, Dip. Th., M.Div.,D.D., Suffragan Bishop of Kingston since November 1989. Director Kingston Restoration Co. Organizations: Director The Cecil Boswell Facey Foundation; Chairman Halfway Tree Primary School Board, Member Police Services Commission. Born: Petersfield, Westmoreland, March 9, 1937, son of George H. Spence, Distiller, and Lillian Wright-Spence, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Mannings High School, St Peter’s Theological College, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge Massachusetts. Career: Junior Master, Decarteret Preparatory School 1957-59; Curate, St Andrew Parish Church 1962-67; Rector St. Cyprian’s Cure, Highgate 1967-69; Rector, St Andrew Parish Church 1986-89; Canon , Spanish Town Cathedral 1986-89. Denomination: Anglican. Married: June Leo-Rhynie, November 6, 1965, 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Sports., Reading, Gardening. Address: (business) Church House, 2 Caledonia Avenue, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-8925; (residence) 3 Kirkland Crescent, Kingston 19.

SPENCE, Vernon Eric Russell, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., D.M.R.T.; Radiation Oncologist. Senior Government Radiologist (Therapy ) since 1965; Consultant Oncologist, St Joseph’s Medical Centre, Kingston. Director Oncology Ltd., Video Satellites Ltd. Born: Belvedere, Hanover, January 4, 1925, son of the late Frederick M. Spence, and Wilhel Davis-Spence. Educated: Cornwall College, Kings College, London University, Westminster Medical School (London). Career: Laboratory Technician, Alcan 1944; Junior Science Master, Cornwall College 1945; Consultant Radiation Oncologist to U.W.I., Bustamante Hospital for Children, National Chest Hospital, Jamaica Cancer Society. Children: 1 son. 3 daughters. Interests: English Literature, Music, Drama, Swimming. Address: (business) St. Joseph’s Medical Centre, Tel. 928-4331; (residence) Innswood Heights, P.O. Box 2876, KIngston 8.

SPENCER, Kensington Albert, Accountant, Company Director since 1967. Managing Director, Bellrose Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Director Bellrose Manufacturing Co. Ltd., A. King Burger Ltd., Nique Labs Ltd. Organization: President, Jamaica Lawn Tennis Association. Born: Kingston, April 12, 1938; son of Carlton Spencer, Realtor, and Ivy Rose Spencer (nee Murray), Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Wolmer’s Boy’s School. Career: Audit Clerk, Touche Ross Heron Thorburn & Co. 1956-63; Chief Accountant, Offset Printing Co. Ltd. 1963; Chief Accountant, Avis Rent-a-Car 1964-67; Financial Accountant, Sterling Drug Int’l 1967. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Shirley Stephens, June 5, 1960; 2 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Breeding Race Horses. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 18 Molynes Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-1175; (residence) 14 Bridgemount Heights, Kingston 8.

SPIRO, Eran, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.U.P., A.S.A.P., A.P.A., J.I.A. Architect/City Planner. Registered Architect in Israel, Jamaica & U.S.A. Urban Planner & Designer, Environmental Planner, Development Consultant since 1966. Director Eran Spiro & Associates since 1966. Director Sun Carib Associates Ltd., Environmental Design & Planning Ltd., Adama International Ltd., Grass Hopper Ltd., Chelsea Galleries Ltd., Spiro Diamonds Ltd. Organizations: Member Jamaica Chamber of Commerce; American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica; Private Sector Organization of Jamaica; Institute of Management Consultants in Jamaica; World Future Studies Federation, Rome; The Institute for World Development, London; Canadian Association for future Studies, Montreal; International Association for Impact Assessment; World Future Society, Washington; Solar Energy Society of America, Washington; National Council for Urban Economics Development, Washington; Urban Land Institute, Washington; International Federation for Housing & Planning; American Society of Consulting Planners; Charter member American Planning Association; Member Jamaica Institute of Architect, Town & Country Planning Association of Jamaica; Israeli Association of Engineers & Architect; Friendly Lodge 1239 EC. Born: Ramatgan, Israel, December 28, 1941, son of the late Bernard Spiro, Director, Israel Diamond Exchange, and Shashana Maimony, Nurse/Housewife. Educated: Kfan-Silver, AshHelon, Israel; Agr-Academic High School; Hunter College, New York; Colombia University, New York. Career: Architect, City Planning Commission, New York 1966-67; Principal Planner/Deputy Director, Model Cities Program, New York & New Jersey 1968-69; Urban Planning & Design Consultant, Office of the Mayor, New York City Housing Development Commission 1969-70. Chief Publication: Articles on Human Settlement & Environmental Planning. Religion: Jewish. Married: Tina Matkovic, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Swimming, Gardening, Reading, Music, Writing. Clubs: University, Kingston. Address: (business) 12 Chelsea Avenue, Kingston 10. Tel: 926-0553; (residence) 5 Seaview Road, Stony Hill, Kingston 9.

SPIRO, Tina Matkovic, B.Sc., M.F.A.; Artist since 1966; Art Advisor to Chelsea Galleries since 1989. Director, Eran Spiro & Associates, Chelsea Galleries Ltd., Grasshopper Ltd. Born: Flushing, New York, March 20, 1943; daughter of Ivo Matkovic, Shipping Executive, and Ksenija Matkovic, Housewife. Educated: Friends Academy; Stanford University; New York University; Skidmore College; Pratt Institute. Career: Art Teacher, Hunter College 1966-69; Teacher, Interior Design, U.W.I. Extra Mural Dept. 1976-78; Teacher, Art and General Courses, Hillel Academy various times between 1972 and 1980; Art Teacher, Edna Manley School of Art 1983-85 Interior Design Consultant 1966-89. Publications/Creative Work: Founder of Arts Jamaica. Art work represented by Virginia Miller Galleries, Coral Gables, Florida. Articles on art in The Daily Gleaner, Daily News, Money Index. Award: Silver Medal in Painting, Govt. of Jamaica. Religion: Jewish. Married: Eran Spiro, August 1972; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Swimming, Reading. Club: Friends of Port Royal. Address: (business) 12 Chelsea Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-0553; (residence) 5 Seaveiw Road, P.O. Box 139, Kingston 9.

SPOERRI, Hermon Lloyd, J.P.; Company Director; Managing Director Launderite Ltd., Vita Chemicals Ltd., Tel Precision Limited, Herald Ltd. President Kingston Cricket Club. Organizations: President Henriques Board (29 yrs.), Director Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, Jamaica Manufacturers Assn., Past President Master Printers Assn., Past Commissioner Jamaica Baseball Assn., and Jamaica Softball Assn. Born: Montpelier, St. James, Jamaica, July 15, 1916, son of the late Davis Spoerri and Irene Rose-Spoerri. Educated: St. Aloysius Primary School, Correspondence course, numerous seminars on Business Administration in Jamaica and U.S.A. Career: Worked with Fred L. Myers & Sons for 10 years, Jamaica Times Ltd. for 28 years as Co-Managing Director. Founder of Stationery Manufacturers Ltd. the largest local producers of stationery. Past President Master Printers Association now life member, Jamaica Baseball Association and Jamaica Softball Association. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Grace Joan Johnson, January 2, 1980; 4 daughters. Interests: Cricket, Reading, Agriculture. Club: Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) 11B Devon Road, Kingston 10.

STANBURY, Lloyd, LL.B. (Hons.), Cert. Legal Education, Entertainment Attorney-at-Law. Partner, Stanbury & Co. since 1984. Organizations: Chairman, Sandosa Ltd., Director, Sandosa Properties Ltd. shareholder and Co-Founder, Grove Broadcasting Co. Ltd., Operators of IRIE FM, the world’s first 24-hour all reggae Radio Station. Born: Kingston, December 19, 1955; son of Herman Stanbury, retired Printer and Lucilda Stanbury, Housewife. Educated: University of the West Indies and Norman Manley Law School. Married: Janet-Kaye Derby September 9, 1978, 2 sons. Interests: Music and Walking. Address (business) 16A Worthington Terrace, Kingston 5; (residence) 2 Degenhardt Close, Kingston 6.

STANDARD, Sir Kenneth Livingston, Kt., C.D., M.B., B.S., M.P.H., M.D., F.F.C.M., F.R.S.H., F.A.P.H.A.; Emeritus Professor since 1989. Organizations: Founder President Caribbean Public Health Association (CARIPHA), Fellow Royal Society of Health, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, American Public Health Association, W.H.O. Medical Society, W.H.O. Expert Advisory Panel on Public Health Administration, Board of Directors New City Dispensary (for Health Care to Indigent), Maternal and Child Health Committee Ministry of Health and Social Security; U.W.I. Medical Faculty delegation to Annual Conference of Ministers Responsible for Health; Local Preacher in Methodist Church since 1948. Born: Barbados, December 8. Educated: Wesley Hall Elementary (Primary) School (Barbados), Combermere School and Harrison College (Barbados), University College of the West Indies, University of Pittsburgh (U.S.A.), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. Career: Teacher Lynch’s Secondary School (Barbados)1940-47, Headmaster 1948. Medical House Officer, University College Hospital of the West Indies 1956, Medical Officer of Health (Barbados) 1958-61, Lecturer Department Social and Preventive Medicine U.W.I. 1961-65, Medical Officer M.R.C. Epidemiological Research Unit, U.W.I. 1961-66, Senior Lecturer Department of Social and Preventative Medicine U.W.I. 1965-68; Professor and Head of Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, U.W.I. 1968-89 . Awards: Jacques Parisot Medal by World Health Organization, Super Lion Award by Chancellor Hall U.W.I., Pelican Award by Guild of Graduates (Jamaica Branch) U.W.I.; Abraham Horwitz Award from Pan American Health and Education, WHO “Health for All” Medal, Medical Alumni Pioneer Award 1988. Publications: Include Manual for Community Health Workers in 1973, Epidemiology and Community Health in Warm Climate Countries 1976, Alternatives in the Delivery of Health Service 1976, Four Decades of Advances in Health in the Commonwealth Caribbean 1979, An Assessment of the Community Health Aide Programme in Antigua and in Jamaica 1979. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Evelyn Francis, 1955; 1 daughter. Address: (business) c/o Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, U.W.I., Mona, Kingston 7; Tel. 927-2476/2893; (residence) 12 Glendon Circle, Kingston 6.

STEPHEN, Carlton Alexander; Company Executive, Managing Director Stanley Motta Ltd. since 1995. Chairman, Cascard Marketing Co. Organizations: Chairman, Papine Secondary School, Director & Past Vice President, American Chamber of Commerce, Board Member, Danny Williams School for the Deaf, Board United Way of Jamaica and Rusea’s Old Students Association (Past Vice President); Past Director Jamaica Manufacturers Association and Jamaica Exporters Association. ; Mason (English). Born: Hanover, February 4, 1944; son of Oscar Alexander Stephen J.P., Businessman, and Ina Morris, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Rusea’s High School; University of the West Indies. Career: Senior Sales & Promotions Supervisor, Colgate Palmolive 1965-72; Sales Manager, Machado Tobacco Co. Ltd. 1972-77; Export Manager, Cigarette Co. of Jamaica 1977-80; Sales Manager, Gillette Caribbean Ltd. 1980-85; Marketing Coordinator, The Gillette Company (Boston, Mass.) 1985-87, Managing Director, Gillette Caribbean Ltd. 1987-94; Chairman Gillette Foreign Sales Corporation 1987-94. Denomination: Presbyterian. Married: Claudette Alexandra, November 11, 1973; 1 son 2 daughters. Interests: Golf, Painting and Dominoes. Clubs: Liguanea, Constant Spring Golf, Kiwanis (St. Andrew North). Address: (business) 2-4 Geffrard Place, Kingston 5; (residence) Lot 2 Stilwell Road, P.O.Box 835, Kingston 8.

STEPHENS, Cedric Earle, A.C.I.I. Business Executive. Managing Director Industrial Finance Holding Ltd. since 1989.Vice President, Financial Services, ICD since 1990 . Chairman International Insurance Brokers Ltd., Director Industrial Finance Holdings Ltd. Organizations: Member Board of Director Institute of Management & Production, Superannuation Ltd., Insurance Institute of Jamaica, British Institute of Management. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, September 29, 1946 son of Callister Stephens, Builder, and Gladys M. McCalla-Stephens (both dec’d). Educated: Ardenne High School. Career: Underwent 12 months training with National Employers Mutual in U.K. 1967-68; Joined International Insurance Brokers Ltd. in 1971 as an Accountant Executive, Called to the Board of International Insurance Brokers in 1975; Managing Director International Insurance Brokers Ltd. 1977-89. Award: ICD’s most outstanding Employee 1983. Interests: Reading, Music, Walking. Address: (business)36 Duke Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-2709; (residence) P.O. Box 20, Kingston 6.

STEPHENS, Robert Merrick, B. Eng.(Civil), M.B.A., Management Consultant, Principal/Managing Director Pragma Consultants Ltd. since 1981. Director, Clarendon Alumina Production Ltd. (CAP), Ciboney Group Ltd., Eagle Commercial Bank, Jamaica Conservation and Development Trust (JCDT):, Decor and Dash, Caribbean Travel & Tours Ltd., Jamaica Export Import Ltd., Reggae Marketing Ltd., Organizations: President of Munro College Old Boys’ Association, Past President of the Institute of Management Consultants of Jamaica, and Professional Societies Association in Jamaica. Currently involved with Education and Training in Hotel & Tourism Management and is a member of various committees. Born: October 28, 1948; son of Henry James Stephens, and Helene Blanche Stephens (both dec’d). Educated: Munro College; McGill University. Career: Engineer, National Water Authority 1971-73; Director of Projects, National Housing Trust 1976-79; Project Investment Analyst and Management Consultant, National Investment Bank 1979-85; General Manager/Financial Manager, Clarendon Alumina Production 1985-88; World Bank on a short term basis as Consultant in Housing, Finance and Urban Development in Ghana and Nigeria; Director of Tourism for Jamaica 1990-92. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Donna Gaile Watson, June 15, 1972; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Bridge, Computers, Physical Fitness. Club: Liguanea Club. Address: (business) 12 Worthington Terrace, Kingston 5; (residence) 29 Norbrook Road, Kingston 8.

STEPHENSON, Carl Douglas. Accountant. Group Controller E. A. Issa & Bros. Ltd. since 1991. Director, Issa Trust Fund Ltd., Independent Radio Co., Issa Building Society. Organisations: Past President, Campion Home School Assn. and St. Theresa’s Prep School P.T.A. Born: Hanover August 18, 1954, son of Edon Stephenson, Retired Baker and Daisy Stephenson, Housewife. Educated: Rusea’s High School, College of Arts, Science & Technology. Career: Teacher 1971-73; Audit Clerk, E.A. Issa & Bros. Ltd. 1973-78; Internal Auditor E.A. Issa & Bros. 1978-80; Deputy Group Controller, E. A. .Issa & Bros. Ltd. 1980-91. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Ileen Thomas June 3, 1978, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Jogging, Computers. Address: (business) 53 South Camp Road, Kingston 4; (residence) 1171 Green Acres Blvd., Green Acres, St. Catherine.

STEPHENSON, Derick George, Dip. Constr. Mgmt.; Quantity Surveyor, Company Owner/ Manager since 1984. Organizations: Chairman, St. James Campaign Committee, United Way of Jamaica; President, Rotary Club of Montego Bay. Born: Falmouth, November 8, 1950; son of Edwin George Stephenson, Retired Salesman, and Vinnette Denton (Remarried), Retired Secretary. Educated: York Castle School; Excelsior High School; College of Arts, Science & Technology, Central Polytechnic London. Career: Public Works Department 1972-75; Goldson Barrett Johnson 1975-76; Davidson and Hanna 1976-84. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Elaine Reid, August 4, 1973; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Squash. Club: Rotary club. Address: (business) 16 East Street, Montego Bay; Tel. 952-2525.

STEPHENSON, Ivan Neil, Bank Executive; Divisional General Manager Credit, National Commercial Bank (Ja.) Ltd. since 1994. Director, NCB Hotels Ltd., Noxid Ltd., Epsom Holdings Ltd. Born: St. Andrew, November 4, 1945; son of Vivian Stephenson, Retired Dairy Farmer, and Pearl Stephenson, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: St. Jago High School. Career: Clerk, Barclays Bank D.C.O. (now NCB) 1963; First Managerial Appointment, Linstead 1973; Branch Manager, various branches between 1973 and 1983; Appointed Assistant General Manager, Credit in 1983, Branch Manager 1988 and General Manager, Corporate in 1990. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Elizabeth Atkinson, September 23, 1972; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Golf, Table Tennis and Shooting. Clubs: Liguanea, Rotary of New Kingston, Jackson Bay Gun & Fishing Club, Monymusk Gun Rod & Fishing Club, The Jamaica Skeet Club. Address: (business) The Atrium, 32 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-9050.

STEPHENSON, Roy Herbert, Dip. Arch., Dip. T.P., F.R.I.B.A.; Architect, Senior Partner Roy Stephenson Associates Chartered Architects and Town Planners since 1967. Organization: Member Jamaican Institute of Architects. Born: Tynemouth, England, October 9, 1926, son of the late Herbert Stephenson, Civil Engineer, and Alice McPherson-Stephenson. Educated: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Royal Grammar School, Durham University. Career: Royal Air Force 1946-48; Staff Architect Morris Hedstrom, Suva, Fiji 1954-59; Associate J.G. Cowe (England) 1959-60, Chief Architect Public Works Dept. (Kingston, Jamaica) 1961-64, Architectural Advisor to the Government of Jamaica 1964-67. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Maureen Elizabeth Brown, February 27, 1954; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interest: Reading. Clubs: Kingston Rotary, Kingston Cricket, Kingston Polo. Address: (business) 144 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-7170, 927-7751; (residence) 1A De Lisser Avenue, Kingston 8.

STEVENS, Rudolph Alonzo, MB., BS , DGO., MRCOG., D.M., FACOG.; Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Kingston Public Hospital and Victoria Jubilee Hospital since 1985. Director, Danras Limited. Organizations: Vice President, Graham Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Member, British Society for the Study of Colposcopy and Cervical Cytology (BSCCP), M.A.J. and J.A.D. Born: Old Harbour Bay, St. Catherine, July 30, 1953; son of the late Stanley Stephens and Mrs. Maud Bloomfield. Educated: Old Harbour Bay Primary School; Vere Technical College; University of the West Indies. Career: Technical Assistant, BICC (Caribbean) Ltd. 1972-73; Studied Natural Sciences at U.W.I., 1973-76; Studied Medicine; Chairman, Junior Fellows American College Obst. & Gyn. (West Indies Section) 1984-85 Honours and Awards: Recipient of Government Bursary to study Medicine in 1976; Honours in Medicine and Therapeutics 1981; British Council Fellowship to Southmead Hospital, Bristol, U.K., 1986. Denomination: Baptist. Interests: Reading, Listening to Music, Badminton. Address: (business) Gynae Associates, 23 Tangerine Place, Kingston 10; Tel. 929-5038-9.

STEWART, Carmen Lois, O.D., J.P., B.Sc., M.Sc. Apostolic Bible Institute Certificate. Health Education Specialist/Minister of Religion/Music Teacher. Pastor, Pentecostal Gospel Temple since 1966. Custos Rotulorum, St. Andrew, since 1992. Organisations: Vice Chairman, Ja. Pentecostal Union (Apostolic), National Religious Media Co., Chairman, Hands Across Jamaica for Righteousness, Bellevue Hospital Foundation of Friends. Member Women’s Federation (Advisor), National Prayer Breakfast Committee, Jamaica Assn. for Mentally Handicapped (School of Hope), Past Chairman, Kingston Basic School Parish Board, Dudley Grant Memorial Trust, Honorary Tutor at University of the West Indies, Chairman, Board of Education, Ja. Apostolic Bible Institute, Co-Chaplain, Girls Brigade. Born: St. Andrew, September 3, 1924 daughter of Robert Robinson, Civil Servant and Lena Robinson (both dec’d). Educated: Wolmer’s High School for Girls, University of California, Los Angeles. Career: Temporary Clerk, Island Medical Office (Accounts & registry 1944-46; Stenographer/Typist, Bacteriological Laboratory 1946-50; Secretary, Bureau of Health Education, 1950-56; Assistant Health Education Officer, Bureau of Health Education 1956-71; Health Education Officer/Director in charge of Bureau of Health Education, Ministry of Health & Environmental Control 1971-78. Awards: Certificate of Honour for Long & Outstanding Services - National Family Planning Board; Prime Minister’s Award for Religious Services; Apostolic Ark’s Award for Faithful Service; Hon. Citizen, Certificate form the City of Los Angles and a Certificate from the City of Baltimore; Certificate of Achievement, Bureau of Women’s Affairs; Plaque in Recognition of Outstanding Leadership, Pentecostal Gospel Temple; Outstanding Service in Field of Religion, St. Andrew Women’s Business & Professional Club; Certificate for Outstanding Achievement, Woman Inc (Hon.). Publication: Editor, Primary Health Care in Jamaica Booklet. Denomination: Pentecostal. Married: Wilbert Obadiah Stewart, May 25, 1957, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Travelling, Listening to Music. Club: Lions Club of Central St. Andrew (Hon). Motto: Excellence through Jesus Christ. Address: (business) 111 Windward Road, Kingston 2; (residence) 1 Keswick Road, Kingston 2.

STEWART, Claude B., B.Sc. 1967; Manager, Group General Manager A.D.C. Group of companies since 1989. Director, Marlborough Industries Ltd., National Water Commission. Born: Trelawny, December 7, 1940; son of Ivan Stewart, Farmer, and Evelyn Stewart, Retired Social Worker. Educated: Spring Garden School; Clarendon College; University of the West Indies. Career: Production Manager, Alumina Partners of Jamaica 1980-85; General Manager, Best Dressed Chicken 1985-88; Special Projects Manager, Seprod 1988-89. Interests: Golf, Hunting, Photography. Clubs: Liguanea & Constant Spring Golf & Country Clubs. Address: (business) 14-20 Port Royal Street, Kingston; (residence) 12F Dunreath Mews, Kingston 10.

STEWART, Errol George Granville, B.Sc. Hons. (Econ.), M.Sc., F.C.A., F.C.C.A., J.P. Business Executive. Chief Financial Officer, Horizon Group Ltd. and director of Subsidiaries of Horizon Group, CVM Television Ltd.,Football Foundation of Jamaica. Member, The Accounting Standards and Disciplinary Committees of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica. Born: Kingston, August 27, 1958, son of Leonard M. Stewart, Ret. Police Officer, and Brenda M. Stewart, Ret. Civil Servant. Educated: Kingston College; University of the West Indies. Career: Teacher, Kingston College 1978-79; Assistant Supervisor, Touche Ross Thorburn 1981-85; Group Internal Auditor ICWI Group Ltd. 1986-89. Group Internal Auditor, ICWI Group Ltd., 1989-93; Chief Executive Officer, Prudential Stockbrokers Ltd. Awards: G. Arthur Brown Scholarship 1980. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Stephaney C. Peterkin, April 16, 1983. Interests: Cricket, Football, Reading. Clubs: Charter Member, Lions Club of Downtown Kingston. Address: (business) The Towers, 25 Dominica Drive, Kingston 5. Tel: 926-0358. (residence) 17 Centre Strip, Kingston 8.

STEWART, Gordon Arthur Cyril (Butch), C.D.,Businessman. Chairman Appliance Traders Group of Companies, CaribrakenGroup of Companies, Sandals Resorts International, Observer Newspaper, Air Jamaica Ltd. Organisations: Member Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association, Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, Jamaica Chamber of Commerce. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, July 6, 1941, son of Gordon Leslie Stewart, Radio Maintenance Engineer, and Jean Patricia Townsend-Stewart. Educated: St. Mary’s College, Davis Lang and Dick College (London). Career: Sales Manager Curacao Trading Company 1963-68. President, Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association 1984-88; President, Private Sector Organization of Jamaica 1989-90; Director, Jamaica Tourist Board 1989-92. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: P. J. Stewart 4 sons (1 dec’d), 1 daughter. Awards: The Gleaner’s Annual Honour Awards 1987, Caribbean Tourism Organization “Destination Based Marketer of the Year for the Caribbean 1989, Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association “Hotelier of the Year” 1989, Caribbean Tourism Organisation and Caribbean Hotel Association Hotelier of the Year - Golden Conch Award 1992, The Jamaican American Society Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian award for 1992, American Friends of Jamaica International Humanitarian Award 1992, The Gleaner’s Annual Honour Awards for the Jamaican Dollar Initiative 1992, The Travel Agent “People of the Year 1992, American Airlines Award for the Development of Tourism to the Caribbean 1993, The Jamaica Business Association of Florida, Inc. Award in Appreciation of outstanding service to the Jamaican Business Community 1993, The Travel Agent “Caribbean Person of the Year 1994. Interests: Boating and Fishing. Clubs: Royal Jamaica Yacht, Liguanea, Jamaica, Montego Bay Yacht Club. Address: (business) 35 Half Way Tree Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-3370-4; (residence) 34 Earls Court, Kingston 8.

STEWART, Ludlow Anthony, O.D., Shipping Executive, Managing Director R.S. Gamble & Son Ltd. and Arnold L. Malabre & Co. Ltd. since 1980, Director Port Services Ltd. Organizations: Chairman Port Sub-Committee Caribbean Overseas Lines (CAROL) since 1978, Resident Director British Sailors’ Society of London since 1980, Chairman Jamaica Sub-Committee West Indies Trans-Atlantic Steam Ship Lines (WITASS) since 1982. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, September 14, 1931, son of Norman F. Stewart, retired Businessman, and Violet M. Lee-Stewart (dec’d). Educated: St. Aloysius School, Windsor High School. Career: Grade 3 Clerk Water Commission (Cavaliers) 1948-57; Asst. Boarding Clerk, Chief Clerk Shipping Dept., Sales Representative, Freight Manager United Fruit Company, Jamaica 1957-72; Chairman The Shipping Association of Jamaica 1978-80; Vice- President 1978-81, President 1981-84, Caribbean Shipping Association. Awards: Honorary Harbour Master for the Port of New Orleans (U.S.A.), by the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans March 1983; ‘Personality of the Year 1985’ by the Shipping Association of Jamaica November 1985; Officer Rank, Order of Jamaica 1989. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Beryl Cynthia Mattis, July 6, 1955; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Outdoor Games and Dancing. Clubs: Rotary of Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica. Address: (business) 134 Harbour Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-1620-2, 922-8790-2; (residence) 6 Greenwood Drive, Kingston 19.

STEWART, Miche´le Marie, B.A. (Hons), Dip. Ed., Executive M.B.A. (UWI) expected in November 1995. Computer Consultant; Managing Director Valley Computer Ltd. since 1985. Born: St Andrew, September 28, 1953, daughter of Jose A. Kennedy, and Altagracia M. Kennedy. Educated: Sts. Peter & Paul High (Head girl 1969-71), Campion College, University of the West Indies. Career: Spanish & French Teacher Champion College 1975-78, Computer Studies in Public School System, U.S.A. 1978-82; Hillel Academy 1982-85. Chief Publications: Financial Gleaner Articles ‘Prime Time Ad - Analysis’. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: R.Wayne Stewart, March 2, 1974, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Swimming. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 29 Old Hope Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-8494; (residence) 31a Tucker Avenue, Kingston 6.

STILLS, Helen Ramsay, M.A., Cert. Ed, A.L.A.M., L.R.A.M. Cert. Computer Studies, Cert. Computer Language, Cert in CRI. Educator. Founding Principal Knox Community College since 1975. President, T.J.P. 1995-96. Organizations: President, National Association of Friends of Public Hospitals 1994-95; Secretary, Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutions, since 1992, Board Member, University Council of Jamaica, CAST, JCDC, PIOS, Manpower Co-ordinating Committee, Overseas Examinations Committee, Nursing Council, CCCJ, JCTE Executive. Born: Dunfermline, Scotland June 22, 1944, daughter of Alexander H. Duncan, Engineer and Christina B. Haxton-Dunan, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Commercial Primary School, Dunfermline High School, University of Edinburgh, Moray House College of Education, Edinburgh. Career: Tynecastle School, Maths & Drama Teacher 1968-70; Head of Maths Dept., Knox College, 1970-75. Awards: National Award for Service to Cultural Administration 1986; Clarendon Award for Services to the Community & Education 1987; National Award for the Year of the Worker 1988; United Church in Jamaica & Cayman Islands Award for Service to Education 1988; NEMYSCA Award of Honour for Outstanding Contribution in the field of Education & Community Service 1992; National Drug Abuse Secretariat Award 1993; National Girls Brigade Centenary Award for Service 1993. Many awards from Lions International during 1983-94 including Lion of the Year, President of the Year, Secretary of the Year etc. Denomination: United Church in Jamaica and Grand Cayman (Presbyterian). Interests: Drama, Dominoes, Scrabble, Reading, Bridge, Cooking, Baking, Crosswords. Clubs: Lions Club of Clarendon, Liguanea. Motto: To serve with integrity and achieve excellence. Address: Knox Community College, Spalding, P.O. Box 52, Clarendon; (residence) Spalding P.O. Box 1, Clarendon.

STOKES, The Rev’d Dr. Dudley Clifford, J.P., Dip. Th., M.Div. Th.D. Manager, Human Resource Development, The Gleaner Company Ltd since 1992. Born: Savanna-la-mar Westmoreland, Jamaica, son of the late Victor Stokes, Baker and Doris Daley-Stokes. Educated: Knockalva Practical Training Centre, Calabar Theological College, Wake Forrest Seminary, North Carolina, USA. Career: Teacher, Boys Town, Kingston 1955-57; Minister of Religion, Turks & Caicos Islands 1961-66; Port Maria Circuit of Baptist Churches , St. Mary 1966-74; Chaplain/Teacher, St.Mary High School 1969-74; Chaplain/Teacher Calabar High School 1974-78; Director, Calabar Extension High School, 1975-78; Editor, Jamaican Baptist Reporter 1974-78; Headmaster, Cornwall College 1978-84; Pastor Baptist Church, Sandy Bay, Hanover 1978-81; Director, Montego Bay Boys Club 1978-84; Returning (Electoral) Officer, St. James North Western 19809/81; President, Caribbean Association of Principals of Secondary Schools 1980-84; Member of the Education Advisory Council, University of the West Indies 1980-84; Member, Jamaican National Investment Promotions (St. James) 1981-84; Member, St. James Football Association 1982-84; President, International Secondary Schools Sports Association, 1982-84; President, National Council for the Church and Social Action (Ja.) 1984;Chairman, Private Sector Organization of Jamaica Committee on Education 1984-86; Director, Belair School (Mandeville) 1984-86; Member, Prime Minister’s Task Force on Tertiary Education 1985-86; Editor-in-Chief, Gleaner Company 1986-92; Honorary Secretary, Gleaner Honour Award Selection Committee since 1986; Member, Governor General’s Annual Award Parish Committees since 1991 (Manchester, St. Ann, St. Mary, Portland, St. Thomas and Kingston & St. Andrew); Member, Round Table on Education – “The Vision 2020” Committee (Jamaica Computer Society), since 1994; Captain 3rd Regiment (N.R.) Jamaica Defence Force. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Adrienne Veronica Gourzong, January 27, 1990, 2 sons, 1 daughter by previous marriage. Interests: Gym, Basketball, Travelling. Motto: Patience wins the race, Perseverance gains the mede”. Address: (business) The Gleaner Company Ltd., P.O. Box 40, 7 North Street, Kingston; Tel. 922-3400; (residence) 2 Dillsbury Avenue, Kingston 6.

STONE, Hon. Clifton George Whyms O.D., B.A. Consultant, Human Resources. Executive Chairman, Stone & Associates since 1989. Born: St. Elizabeth, August 6, 1938, son of George Stone, Farmer, and Violet Stone, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Thompson Town Primary School, Clarendon College, Howard University. Career: Officer, B.I.T.U. 1965; Assistant Island Supervisor 1967; Island Supervisor 1978; Senator, Govt. of Jamaica 1980-83; M.P. for N.W. Clarendon 1983-89; Minister of the Public Service 1985-89. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Joan Josephs in 1967, 1 son and 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, International Affairs. Address: (business) 52C Molynes Road, Kingston 10; (residence) 4 Beverly Drive, Kingston 6.

STONE-MYRIE, Pauline Andres, Exporter. Export Manager since 1976. Director 1985 4th Vice-President, Jamaica Exporters Assn., Member President’s Club, National Life of Canada, Past Member Women’s Leaders’ Round Table (Life Insurance). Born: Kingston, Jamaica, May 15, 1946, daughter of Randall Stone, Statistical Officer, and Jossette E. Martin-Stone. Educated: Montego Bay High School, University of the West Indies. Career: Civil Servant 1963-73, Life Underwriter 1972-74, Co-ordinator UNESCO Project 1974-76 “Drama for progress,” Consultant on UNESCO Conference in India 1974, Semi Professional Actress Stage and Films - Won Best Professional Actress Award 1972, 1982-85 1982-85 3rd Vice-President, J.E.A. Married: Curtis Myrie 15th October, 1983; 1 son. Interests: Drama. Address: (business) 2 Torrington Avenue, Kingston. Tel. 922-1060-4; (residence) 19 Chalmers Avenue, Kingston 10. Tel. 923-6193.

STOPPI, Maurice Jack, C.D.,F.R.I.C.S., F.C.I. Arb., F.J.S.Q.S.; Quantity Surveyor, Senior Partner Stoppi Cairney Bloomfield since 1960. Director Mutual Housing Services Ltd., Carib Pipe Co. Ltd., Allied Insurance Brokers Ltd., Stopco Ltd. Organizations: Council Member Jamaica Society of Quantity Surveyors, Member and Past Chairman - Joint Consultative Committee for the Building and Construction Industry of Jamaica, Fellow Institute of Directors, Member Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, Member Government of Jamaica Public Buildings Planning and Advisory Committee, Past Co–Chairman Central Kingston Urban Upgrading Committee, Member Archdiocesan Building Commission - Kingston and Grand Cayman, Board Chairman Holy Family Primary School, Laws Street, Board Member Society of Jesuits in Jamaica Finance Committee, Member and Past Chairman National Dance Theatre Co. of Jamaica, Past Deputy Chairman Jamaica National Trust Commission, Board Member St. Joseph’s Hospital; Director, United Congregation of Israelites. Born: London, England, November 16, 1930, son of Nathan Stoppi, Tailor, and Fanny Fox-Stoppi. Educated: Willesden Technical College. Career: With Lazarus & Partners (London), Hall & Associates (Kingston). Religion: Jewish. Married: Margaret Henriques, August 27, 1983; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Theatre, Backgammon, and Loafing. Clubs: Liguanea, Jamaica Rifle. Address: (business) 4 Ellesmere Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-1320; (residence) 28A Earls Court, Kingston 8; Tel. 925-4678.

STRACHAN, Adrian Patrick, F.C.C.A., F.C.A., Accountant. Auditor General since 1978. Organizations: Director G.S.B. Clerks’ Co-operative Credit Union. Born: Montego Bay, St. James January 12, 1944, son of Adrian A. Strachan, retired Police Officer and Rena Mullings-Strachan. Educated: Montego Bay Boys’ School, Kingston College, C.A.S.T., Slough College of Technology (England). Career: Assistant Audit Officer 1963; Audit Officer 1966, Auditor 1970, Director of Audit 1971, Deputy Auditor General 1977. At Price Waterhouse & Company – 6 months. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Yvonne Angella Thomas, May 4, 1968; 2 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Soccer, Athletics, Boxing, International Affairs, Cricket – while attending Kingston College was Captain of football team, Vice-Captain Cricket team. Selected to All Sunlight Cricket team 1962. Address: (business) 8 St. Lucia Crescent, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-8508; (residence) 11 Jacks Hill Road, Kingston 6.

STRACHAN, Eric Alexander, J.P.; Farmer. Organizations: Chairman Poultry Committee Jamaica Livestock Association since 1988; Charter President Lions Club of Clarendon, Hon. Member Lions Club of Mandeville; Member Advisory Committee NDJF Mandeville Branch, Advisory Committee Manchester Parish Investment Committee; Patron, Monymusk Gun Rod and Tiller Club. Born: Annotto Bay, St. Mary, son of the late Albert Alexander Strachan, Farmer and Margaret Elizabeth Williamson-Strachan. Educated: Half Way Tree Elementary School, Jamaica College. Career: Manager Packing House, Jamaica Citrus Producers’ Assoc. Ltd., Agricultural Instructor J.A.S., Field Officer Citrus Growers’ Association Ltd., Osborne Store 1960-75. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Erica Anglin Constantine, October 10, 1943. Interests: Shooting, Fishing, Gardening. Clubs: Monymusk Gun, Rod and Tiller; Lions of Mandeville. Address: (residence) P.O. Box 3, Wales, Newport, Manchester. Tel: 965-7366.

SUTHERLAND-SILVERA, Mavis Thresettia, F.S.M.C., Retired Optometrist and Plant Nursery Operator since 1944. Organizations: Member St. Andrew Old Girls Association; Life Member, Secretary, Member Executive Committee Jamaica Horticultural Society 1974-84 and Editor Garden News, the monthly newsletter issued by the Jamaica Horticultural Society. Born: Half-Way-Tree, St. Andrew, June 17, 1920, daughter of the late John Bancroft Sutherland Agriculturalist and Ruth Naomi Burrowes-Sutherland. Educated: Half-Way-Tree Elementary School, St. Andrew High School, London School of Optics (England). Denomination: Anglican. Married: Noel Silvera 1955, divorced 1969; 2 daughters. Interests: Plant Propagation, Reading, Gardening. Address: 13 Norbrook Drive, Kingston 8.

SWABY Errol Roy Ashton; Attorney-at-Law since 1941. Partner MacGregor Williams Swaby since 1957. Director Hood-Daniel Well Co. Ltd. Organizations: Honorary Legal Consultant Manchester Club, Member of the Board of Directors Belair High School, Board of Governors Bishop Gibson High School for Girls. Born: Mandeville, Jamaica, May 23, 1918, son of Errol Ashton Swaby, Real Estate Agent, and Ada Mathilda Garcia-Swaby (both dec’d). Educated: Manchester School, Munro College. Career: Partner Delapenha & Iver, Partner Swaby & Swaby, Attorneys-at-Law. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Joan Eileen Anderson, April 24, 1945; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Golf, Reading, Swimming. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Manchester, Georgia Country. Address: (business) P.O. Box 14, Mandeville; (residence) 12 Wint Road, Mandeville P.O.

SWABY, Rev. Dr. Herbert Bryan; J.P., D.D., Minister of the United Church of Jamaica and Grand Cayman, Current Minister of the Immanuel United Church in Tower Isle, St. Mary, and Chairman of the North-Middlesex Council, Principal and Co-founder with his wife of Iona School since 1947. Organizations: Charter Member of the Ocho Rios Kiwanis Club. Born: Lacovia, St. Elizabeth, January 1, 1921, son of the late Thomas Alexander Swaby, Inspector of Police, and Agnes Jemima Vernon-Swaby. Educated: Manchester Secondary School, and United Theological College of the West Indies. Career: Entered the ministry of the United Church in 1939 and served under Rev. John Beattie at Webster Memorial Church upon graduation; Appointed to Savanna-la-Mar in 1944, Goshen 1947 and Immanuel Tower Isle in 1961 as founding pastor. Denomination: United Church of Jamaica and Grand Cayman. Married: Gwendoline Veronica Gray September 26, 1945, 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Christian work, Youth work, Reading, Christian missions. Address: Iona School, Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Tel. 974-4278.

SYMES, Guy Anthony, B.Sc., M.F.; Professional Forester. Former Managing Director Forest Industries Development Co. Ltd. and now with S.A.O. overseas. Organizations: Forest Products Research Society, American Management Association, Member Commonwealth Forestry Assoc., International Society of Tropical Foresters. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, February 10, 1938, son of Ira Symes, retired Engine Driver J.R.C., and Evelyn Constance Ferguson-Symes. Educated: Rollington Town School, Kingston College, Edinburgh University, University of California. Career: Asst. Conservator of Forests, Forest Department 1962-69, Dep. Director of Forestry, Forest Department 1977-78, Operations Manager F.I.D.C.O. 1979-80. Awards: Centenary Medal Institute of Jamaica. Denomination: Anglican. 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Swimming, Gardening, Reading. (Now with SAO overseas).

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