Magnus, LL.B., Attorney-at-Law. Senior
Partner, Vaccianna & Whittingham since
1983. Director Jamaica Commodity Trading Co.
Ltd., Trade Board Ltd. Born: Grange
Hill, Westmoreland, August 10, 1955, son of
Claude Dudley Vaccianna, Businessman, and
Mary Elizabeth Vaccianna, Housewife. Educated:
Grange Hill and Melrose Primary; Kingston
College; University of the West Indies, Norman
Manley Law School. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Heather Andrea Chevannes,
February 17, 1990. Interests: Dominoes,
Reading. Club: Liguanea Kiwanis. Address:
(business) 14 Roosevelt Avenue, Kingston 6.
Tel. 927-6153/6924; (residence) 2 Dillsbury
Avenue, Kingston 6.
Desmond Karl, Company Director; Managing
Director Moore Business
Forms Caribbean Ltd. since 1976, The Computer
Store Ltd. since 1976. Organizations:
Member of the Managing Committee of
the Master Printers Association. Born:
Port Antonio, Jamaica, March 6, 1940,
son of Sidney A. Valentine and Pearl I.
Valentine. Educated: Titchfield Secondary
School, Jamaica College. Career: Grace
Kennedy & Co. Ltd. 1959-61; John Wiley
& Son (UK) 1964-65; American Express
European Credit Card Division 1966-67; Jamaica
Ltd. 1968-70; Uniprint Ltd. 1970-76. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: The late Beverley
J. Wright, July 2, 1964; 2 daughters. Interests:
Fishing, Hunting, Cricket, Squash. Club:
Liguanea. Address: (business)
c/o Moore Business Forms Caribbean Ltd.,
29 Slipe Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 922-5857-9;
(residence) 1 Dillsbury Avenue, Kingston
Iris Fredericka, Matron. Organizations:
Member Caribbean Nurses Organization,
Nurses Association of Jamaica (founding
member and past President), Jamaica Midwives
Association, Caribbean Federation Mental
Health (Consultant), Grabham Society, Titchfield
Alumni Association; Executive Member Sandhurst
Citizens Association and Sandhurst Community
Council; President Jamaica Association for
Mental Health since 1985. Born: Port
Antonio, Portland, August 1, 1913, daughter
of the late Joseph Nathaniel Vassall, Police
Sergeant and Edith Eliza Neufville-Vassall,
Housewife. Educated: Manchioneal
Primary School, Port Antonio Elementary
School, Titchfield High School, University
of the West Indies; Human Relationship Course
U.C.H. 1938, Domiciliary Midwifery experience
(United Kingdom) 1955-56, Public Health
training at School of Public Health with
Diploma Royal Society of Health, England
and Jamaica, Dale Carnegie Course speech
and expression, Jamaica Institute of Management
Education obtaining Diploma in General Administrative
Management, Advanced Nursing Education Unit,
U.W.I. obtaining Certificate in Education
(Nursing Tuition). Career: General
Training in Nursing 1932-35, Midwifery 1935-36;
Acting Staff Nurse Morant Bay Hospital 1936-37;
Malaria Survey, Hope Bay Portland 1937-38;
S/N Spanish Town Hospital 1938-39, St. Anns
Bay Hospital 1939-40; Victoria Jubilee Hospital
1940-72; Victoria Jubilee Hospital School
and Kingston Hospital School 1972-77; University
School of Nursing 1979-81; First nurse to
introduce Domiciliary Delivery at Jubilee
Hospital in 1952. Awards: Award in
Appreciation for service rendered to Maternal
and Child Health from Nurses Association
of Jamaica Maternal and Child Health Group
September 1977, Prime Ministers Award
for services rendered in the field of Nursing
1983, Good Citizens Certificate in recognition
of Outstanding contribution to the improvement
of the physical and social aspects of the
Municipality of Kingston and St. Andrew
March 1986. Denomination: Methodist.
Married: The late McDuff Hazel-Bogues,
March 20, 1941; 3 daughters. Interests:
Music, Art, Dancing, Gardening, Flowers,
Swimming, Games. Address: (residence)
1 Richings Cres., Kingston 6. Tel. 927-7403.
Asha Naraindas, B.A.Econ.; Retailer;
Managing Director, Lerner Shops Ltd. since
1987. Director, Vaswanis Ltd., Juliet
Brassiere Co. Ltd., Cosmetic Corp., ANR
Distributors Ltd. Organizations: Member,
Children of Jamaica Organisation. Born:
Kingston, February 24, 1961; daughter
of the late Naraindas Vaswani, and Daya
Vaswani, Industrialist. Educated: Rosarian
Academy; Regis College; Harvard University.
Awards: Omicron Delta Epsilon: Intl
Honor Society of Econ.; Worlds Whos
Who of Women. Publications: The
Economic Performance of Jamaica 1972-1980;
Inflation and the Money Supply. Religion:
Hindu. Interests: Badminton,
Tennis, Reading. Address: (residence)
37 Norbrook Drive, Kingston 8.
Deepak N, Business Executive, Chairman
Lerner Shops, Juliette Brassiere, Vaswani
Ltd., Cosmetic Corporation Jamaica. Organizations:
President Rotary Club Kingston; St.
Georges Old Boys Association; Freemason
Liguanea Lodge. Born: Madras, India
May 24, 1951. Educated: Holy Rosary,
St. Marys College, St. Georges
College, Training in Garment Manufacturing
and Management in Puerto Rico. Career:
Founder of Lerner Shops 1973, Fashion
Division of Juliette Brassieres. Religion:
Hindu. Married: Veenal Melwani
January 14, 1972; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Badminton, Football. Address:
(business) 40 South Parade, Lerner Shops
Ltd. , Kingston. Tel. 922-3243.
Prakash Nariandas, C.D.; Industrialist,
Managing Director Juliet Brassiere Company
Ltd. since 1975, Vaswanis Ltd., Director
Cosmetic Corporation, ANR Distributors Ltd.,
Lerner Shops. Organizations: President
Jamaica Exporters Association since 1986;
Private Sector Organization of Jamaica.
Born: Mombasa, Kenya, March 20, 1953,
son of Nariandas Tolaram Vaswani, Industrialist
and his wife Dayadevih (nee) Gidoomal. Educated:
St. Marys College, Wolmers
Boys School. Career: President Jamaica
Exporters Association 1978-81. Religion:
Hindu. Married: Anita, January 2,
1980; 2 sons. Interests: Cricket,
Reading. Clubs: Kingston Cricket,
Liguanea, Club India. Address: 1
1/2 Upper Elleston Road, Kingston;Tel: 938-1971/2.
(residence) P.O. Box 491, Kingston 8.
Rosa N., B.A.(Hons.), Pi Gamma MV (Intl
Honor Society in Social Science); Distributor;
Managing Director ANR Distributors Ltd.
since 1987. Director, Lerner Shops, Cosmetic
Corporation of Jamaica, Vaswanis Ltd.,
ANR Distributors Ltd, Juliet Brassiere Co.
Ltd. Born: Kingston February 19,
1962; daughter of the late Naraindas Vaswani,
and Dayadevi Vaswani, Industrialist. Educated:
Rosarian Academy; Regis College. Career:
Operations Manager, Lerner Shops Ltd.,
1984-87. Award: Delta Epsilon Sigma
National Scholastic Honor. Religion:
Hindu. Interests: Tennis, Swimming,
Volleyball, Badminton. Address: (business)
172d Orange Street, Kingston; (residence)
37 Norbrook Drive, Kingston 8.
Douglas Crompton., M.P.Assoc. of Applied
Science; Industrialist and Company Director,
Member of Parliament for North Eastern St.
Andrew since 1976. Director Vaz Enterprises,
H.W.O.L.E. Vaz Ltd., Skyfus Ltd., Jamaica
Brassiere Enterprises Ltd., Fur Life, Lifetime
Director Jamaica Manufacturers Association.
Organization: Founding Director Private
Sector Organization of Jamaica. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, May 20, 1937; son
of the late Harold Vaz, Garment Manufacturer,
and Lillian Reddish-Vaz. Educated: Gaynstead
Preparatory School, Jamaica College, New
York Fashion Institute of Technology. (Associate
of Applied Science degree in Industrial
Management). Career: Managing Director
Vaz Enterprises, Minister of Industry and
Commerce 1980-86. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Sonia Lugo, June 14, 1959;
3 sons. Interests: Current Affairs,
Dominoes, Music. Clubs: Kingston
Cricket, Jamaica. Address: (business)
77 East Street, Kingston; Tel. 922-9200-1.
Hazel Louise,O.D. Retired Teacher,
Founder and Teacher Vaz Preparatory School.
Organizations: Member Board Midland
Preparatory School, Galilee Gospel Hall
Basic School. Born: Morant Bay, St.
Thomas, July 25, 1914, daughter of Arnold
Chaplin, Farmer and Caroline Shaw-Chaplin
(both decd). Educated: Wesley
Primary School, Wolmers Girls
School, Tutorial College. Career: Teacher
Morris Knibb Preparatory School 1931-51;
Principal Vaz Prep. School 1951-76. Denomination:
Christian Brethren. Married: Everard
Bancroft Vaz, August 5, 1936 (decd);
2 daughters. Interests: Cooking,
Reading. Address: (business) 111/2
Dunoon Road, Kingston 2. Tel. 928-1226;
(residence) 36 Charlemont Drive, Kingston
Noel Douglas, Dramatist, Actor, Theatre
Director. Retired University
Lecturer. Formerly Tutor, Creative Arts
Centre, University of the West Indies. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, January 2, 1920,
son of the late A.R. Douglas Vaz, Engineer,
and Sylvia Carmen Abrahams-Vaz. Educated:
Calabar High School, Old Vic Theatre
School (London, United Kingdom). Career:
Worked in professional theatre and broadcasting
in the U.K. 1949-55. Professional
Director in Theatre. Interests: Swimming.
Address: (residence) 30 Palmetto
Avenue, Kingston 6. Tel.: 977-0501.
Charles Lucien, J.D.; Attorney-at-Law,
Jamaica and Florida, U.S.A.; Solicitor of
the Supreme Court of England; Notary Public;
Partner Clinton Hart & Co. 1983-94;
Counsel to the firm since 1995. Organizations:
Member The Jamaican Bar Association, The
Florida Bar, The Society of Notaries Public
in Jamaica, Former President Jamaica Cancer
Society. Born: Port Antonio, Jamaica,
October 14, 1923, son of Charles Henry Vendryes,
Attorney-at-Law, and Luna May Prendergast-Vendryes
(both decd). Educated: St.
Anthonys Academy, St. Georges
College, Nova University. Career: Admitted
as Solicitor 1945, Partner George &
Vendryes, Solicitors 1945-54, Milholland,
Ashenheim & Stone, Solicitors 1954-56,
Partner Manton & Hart, Attorneys-at-Law
1956-76, Vice-President Legal Title Company,
Realtor Associate, Issa Realty Inc., Legal
Assistant Tylander, deClaire & Sliney
(Florida) 1976-82, Consultant Myers Fletcher
& Gordon Manton & Hart, Attorneys-at-Law
1982-83. Publications: Co-Author
of Tax & Business Aspects of Investing
in Jamaica. Denomination: Roman
Catholic. Married: Verna Burrowes,
November 22, 1947; 4 daughters. Interests:
Music, Reading, Jogging. Club:
Jamaica. Address: (business) 58 Duke
Street, Kingston; Tel.: 922-5674-7;
(residence) Manor Court, Kingston
Frank Patrick, Company Executive, Executive
Director, Burger King since August 1989.
Director, Restaurant Associates Ltd., Travel
Planners Ltd., Co-Managing Director, Heel
Bar Ltd. since 1984. Organizations: Member
Executive Committee Jamaica Association
of Travel Agents. Born: Windsor,
Canada, March 17, 1953, son of Quirino Ventura,
retired, Supervisor, and Concetta Dibartolomeo-Ventura,
Housewife. Educated: General Amherst
High School, Fashawe College, University
of Western Ontario. Career: Insurance
Salesman 1976-77; Vice-Consulate of Italy
representing the Government of Italy in
Jamaica 1979-81; Managing Director, Travel
Planners 1983-89. Award: Appointed
Hon. Vice Consulate of Italy 1979-81.
Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married:
Donna Ann Lake, April 16, 1979; 1 daughter.
Interests: Boating, Jogging, Reading.
Clubs: S.K.A.L., Wyndham Health.
Address: (business) 20 Hope Road,
Kingston 10.; (residence) Lot 99, Sherbourne
Park , Stony Hill.
Lloyd Alfrado, F.J.I.M.; Insurance Salesman.
Executive Branch Manager, Jamaica Mutual
Life Assurance Society since 1985. Managing
Director Vermonts Management Services
Ltd. Director, Fidelity Finance Merchant
Bank, Residential & Commercial Services
Commissioner, Broadcasting Commission since
1988. Organizations: Trustee Jamaica
Medical Foundation. Born: Duanvale,
Trelawny, July 26, 1938, son of Noel George
Vermont, Farm Manager, and Ermine Louise
Loman-Vermont, Housewife, (both decd).
Educated: Duanvale Primary School,
High School, Jamaica School of Agriculture.
Career: Research Assistant (Entomology)
Sugar Industry Research Institute, Technical
Assistant Groundwater Research
United Nations Development Project. Entered
Life Insurance Industry 1971 with The Imperial
Life of Canada President, Life Underwriters
Association 1980-81 (named Outstanding Member
of the Year 1988); Chairman, Jamaican Institute
of Management 1989-91 Introduced Barry Universitys
Executive M.B.A. Programme to Jamaica. Past
Director Kingston Jaycees. Awards: Won,
in association with the Daily Gleaners
Young Jamaican Cabinet, the Seprod
Golden Award for Journalism 1967. Publications:
Life Insurance as a Financial tool,
Life Insurance and the worker, The
Purpose of our Business all in
Pamphlet form; written more than 55 Papers
on various aspects of Marketing Sales and
Management. Denomination: Methodist.
Married: Claire Marnel McFarlane,
November 2, 1963; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Gardening, social commentary. Club:
Liguanea. Address: (business)
Jamaica Mutual Life, 61B Half Way
Tree Road. Tel. 929-36322; (residence)
Allsides, Stony Hill, St. Andrew.
Motto: Yes, I can.
Rosemarie Evangeline, B.A., Cert. Ed.
Teacher. Past President Jamaica Teachers
Association. Organizations: Member
National Prayer Breakfast Group, Washington,
Kingston and St. Andrew JAMAL Committee,
Kingston & St Andrew Cultural Committee,
President, Kingston Business and Professional
Womens Club, Vice President, Jamaica
National Federation of Business and Professional
Womens Club, Member, Jamaica Coalition
on the Convention on The Rights of the Child
- Education Sector, Member, Association
of Development Agencies. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, November 28, 1943, daughter of
Fitz-Leopold Gore, Retired Businessman,
and the late Icilda Thomas nee Barnett.
Educated: St. Georges Girl
School, Shortwood Teachers College,
University of the West Indies. Career:
Teacher for 21 years. Administrator Summer
Workshops for teachers; Resource Teacher,
Ministry of Education, Youth & Culture.
Denomination: Church of God. Married:
Neville Anthony Vernon, November 10, 1961,
1 son. Interest: All areas of the
performing Arts. Club: Business &
Professional Womens. Address:
(business) J.T.A., 97 Church Street, Kingston.
Tel. 922-1385-7; (residence) 6 West Avenue,
Michael Anthony, Attorney-at-Law and
Company Director. Director, I.C.W.I. Ltd.,
Knutsford Capital Merchant Bank Ltd., Real
Resorts Ltd. Born: Kingston, August
15, 1940, son of Bartholomew Vicens-Oliver,
Architect, and Millicent Desnoes-Vicens.
Educated: St. Georges College,
Grays Inn, London. Career: Joined
Desnoes & Geddes Ltd. 1963 and retired
Company President 1993. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Alma E.
Foster, October 19, 1968; 1 daughter. Interests:
Golfing, Target shooting, Photography,
Music. Clubs: Liguanea, Constant
Spring Golf, Royal Jamaica Yacht, Jamaica
Skeet Club. Address: (business) 15
Ardenne Road, Kingston 10. . Tel. 927-3525;
(residence) 8 Wilmington Drive, Kingston
6. Fax 927-6246.