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YAKOVLEV, Igor Ivanovitch. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. To be appointed Ambassador to Jamaica Born: 1934. Educated: Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Doctor of Jurisprudence. Career: Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1959; Missions in the Embassy in Chile 1968-73; Permanent Representative to the U.N. in New York 1959-64 and again 1983-89; Head of Board, Dept. of the Commonwealth of Independent States since 1992. Married with two children. Address: (business) The Embassy of the Russian Federation, 22 Norbrook Drive, Kingston 8. Tel: 924-1048.

YEE, Trevor Herbert, B.Sc.(First Class Hons), Ph.D., M.B.A(Hons). Organic Chemist. Managing Director National Industries Co. Ltd., National Trading Co. Ltd. since 1975. Organizations: Chairman Cosmetics Committee, Bureau of Standards; Member Industrial Chemical Committee. Born: Kingston Jamaica, December 29, 1944, son of the late Simon Yee and Florence Chen-Yee, Businesspersons. Educated: St. George’s College; University of the West Indies; University of British Columbia; Vancouver City College, Nova University. Career: Biology Master Campion College 1963-64; Alcan Independence Post Grad. Scholarship 1967-71; Canadian Int’l Dev. Agency Postdoctoral Fellow 1971-2; University of British Columbia Postdoctoral Fellow 1972-73. Publications: Triterpenoids from Entandrophragma Cylindricum Sprague, Part I and Part II; Oxidation of Olrfins with Ionic Acid; Studies in the Usnic Acid Series II-VIII, Mass Spectral Studies of Usnic Acid and Derivatives; . Denomination: Roman Catholic. Interests: Cricket, Football, Swimming. Address: (business) 2 Red Hills Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-6032; (residence) 3 Rectory Road, Kingston 9.

YING, Neville George, B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D. Psychometrics; Management Consultant, Lecturer, Educator, Company Executive. Vice President, Human Resources Development, Industrial Commercial Development Ltd. since 1990. Director, Industrial Commercial Developments Ltd. Facey Commodity Co. Ltd., Hofab Manufacturing Co. Ltd. and Serge Island Dairies Ltd. Organizations: Chairman, Board of Governors, Institute of Management & Production; Deputy Chairman University Council of Jamaica, Chairman NACOLAIS, Vice-President Jamaica Intercollegiate Sports Association; Vice President, Guild of Graduates, U.W.I.; Director, Jamaica Flour Mills Foundation; Deputy Chairman, National Council for Education; Member, Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (Washington D.C.), American Society for Training and Development, Society for Human Resource Management, American Compensation Association, CXC’s Technical Advisory Committee for Measurement and Evaluation, Institute of Management Consultants Jamaica, Jamaica Society for Training and Development, Development Committee for the Institute of Jamaica, Student’s Loan Bureau, Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, Advisory Committee to Minister of Education; Overseas Examinations Committee, Mico College Foundation Board; Member of Lodge Mico, Past Master. Born: Morant Bay, December 21, 1940; son of Dazel Ying, retired Shopkeeper and Vera Stewart-Ying (dec’d). Educated: Morant Bay Elementary School, Dinthill High School, Mico College, University of the West Indies, University of Maryland, US AID Manpower Training Division, Washington D.C. Career: Teacher, Denham Town Primary 1961-62; St. Andrew Technical High School 1962-65; Lecturer, Mico College 1967; Education Officer for Mathematics, Senior Education Officer for Evaluation; Assistant Chief Education Officer & Head of Research Evaluation and Counselling Unit Ministry of Education 1969-79; Member of CXC Council representing Jamaica 1977-79. Publications: Instructional Units for Teachers (Multiplication & Fractions) for Ministry of Education Institute of Education Cassette Programme, 1971-72; Projects in Education: Mathematics, Torch, 1972 – Vol. 21 Nos. 1 & 2; Excelsior Teacher Training Project, Torch 1972 – Vol. 21 No. 3; Examinations as Evaluative Instruments for Educational Programmes, Torch 1975 – Vol. 24 Nos. 2 & 3; Continuous Assessment of Students, CARSEA, 197;. Personality Rating Scale, 1st Edition, Ministry of Education, Jamaica, April 197; Work Experience Rating Form, Ministry of Education 1976; Language & Communication grade 10-11 Curriculum Evaluation Handbook, 1st Edition, Ministry of Education, Jamaica, 1976; Social Studies, Grade 10-11 Curriculum, Evaluation Handbook, 1st Edition, Ministry of Education, Jamaica, Jan. 1977; Determining Curriculum Priorities, Torch 1980 - Vol 27 No. 1; Creative Common Entrance: Multiple Choice Papers in Mathematics, (together with Claude Packer) 1982; Caribbean Authors Publishing Company. Creative Common Entrance: Multiple Choice Papers in Reasoning 1984. Creative Common Entrance: Multiple Choice Papers in English (together with Kay Anderson) 1984; Schooling More Managers: UWI/USAID Management Education Project, Caribbean Finance & Management Vol. 4 Nos. 1 & 2 May 1989; Corporate Planning: The Role of the HRD Professional, Caribbean Labour Journal Vol. 2 No. 2, Summer 1992; Technology and Work: Information Technology, Creativity and Human Development, Caribbean Labour Journal Vol. 4 No. 1 March-June 1994; Maximizing Human Resource Use Through Business Processes: Caribbean Labour Journal, Vol. 4. Nos. 2 & 3, June & Sept. 1994. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Esther Bryan on March 2, 1963; 1 son. Interests: Soccer, Athletics, Lawn Tennis. Address: (business) 7-9 Harbour Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-6670-9; (residence) Forest Hills, Kingston 19.

YOUNG, Althea, B.A., Cert. Ed.; Lecturer, Head Commerce Department College of Arts, Science and Technology since 1984. Organizations: Education Officer Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (Jamaica). Born: Half Way Tree, January 30, 1937, daughter of the late Leopold J. Macpherson, Civil Servant, and Isobel Macpherson, Teacher. Educated: Wolmer’s Girls School, University College of the West Indies. Career: Teacher Cornwall College 1958-59; Taught in England 1959-62; Kingston College 1962-69; Lecturer 1963-73, Senior Lecturer 1973-78, Principal Lecturer 1978-84, College of Arts, Science and Technology. Publications: Computer Assisted Math Course for Bergen Community College, New Jersey, U.S.A.; Teaching Mathematics: Fourth International Conference on Teaching of Mathematics. Denomination: Anglican. Married: David Young, 1962; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Karate, Bee-keeping, Sewing, Reading, Cooking, Bridge. Club: Japan Karate Association of Jamaica. Address: (business) CAST, 237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6, Tel. 927-1680-8; (residence) Jacks Hill.

YOUNG, Lloyd George (Snr) , O.D., J.P., M.S.F., M.I.T.A. Physiotherapist, Owner & Instructor Young’s Health Studios since 1940. Organizations: Chairman Disaster Committee St. James Red Cross Society, St. James Branch Jamaica Legion; lst Vice President St. James Boxing Association; Life Member J.A.B.B.A., J.A.W.LA.; Member St. James Salvation Army Advisory Board, St. James Boy Scouts Association; St. James Festival Committee, Jamaica Historical Society, J.S.P.C.A., R.A.F.A. Born: Montego Bay, Jamaica, August 19, 1920, son of Henry Chen Young, Masterbaker & Businessman & Rhoda Evelyn Steele-Young (both dec’d.) Educated: St. James High School; Brown’s Town High School. Career: Military record P.T.I. Royal Air Force 1944-46. Won British Middleweight Lifting Title Luton, Bedfordshire 1945, England’s highest award for Physique Posting “The Silver Plaque”, London 1946; First Mr. Jamaica 1949; Voluntary Social Worker among youths - mentally and physically handicapped, disabled and indigent particularly in St. James. Denomination: Anglican. Married Marlene Thompson November 20, 1993; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Weight- lifting, Body building, Reading, Bird Watching, Listening to semi-classical music. Clubs: Charter Member MoBay Lions, Goose Bird, Founder Member MoBay Boys’. Address: (Business) P.O.Box 88, 31 Union Street, Montego Bay 1. Tel. 952-2500; (residence) 20 First Street, Albion, Montego Bay, Tel: 952-2478.

YOUNG, Rev. Rupert Ashley, M. Div., Th.M., D.Min; Minister of Religion/Insurance Sales Rep for C.E.L. Superintendent Minister - East Kingston Methodist Circuit. Organizations: First Vice President of the American Universities Association. Member of President’s Advisory Board, Crown Eagle Life Insurance Company. Born: Sabito, Bluefields, Westmoreland, June 29, 1931; son of Angus Leopold Young, farmer and Sarah Ruth Ricketts-Young, housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Mearnsville Elementary School; Private Tuition, Buxton High School; Union Theological Seminary, University of London, Howard University, Princeton Theological Seminary; Emory University. Career: Sunday School Teacher and Superintendent; Class Leader; Local Preacher; School Teacher; Secretary Jamaica Methodist District Youth Commission and General Education Christian Citizenship Commissions; Member, Finance and Property Committees of Teachers’ Commission, of several Ministers, Fraternals and Member of and Chairman several school Boards; Chaplain of Exed and other schools, hospitals and prisons. Assistance and Acting General Secretary of J.C.C., Member of its Executive, Church and Society Committees. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Ethel Grace Patricia Allen-Young June 26, 1993. Interests: Sports, Swimming, Writing, Farming & Reading. Club: Rotary. Address: (business) 17 St. Lucea Way, Kingston 5. (residence) 11A Tucker Avenue, P.O.Box 770, Kingston 6. Motto: Hard work, perseverance and focus on clearly defined goals surmount obstacles and bring success.

YOUNG-CHIN, Billon Delroy, J.P.; Businessman and Company Executive. Chairman & Managing Director Jamaica Carpet Mills Ltd. since 1968; Chairman Jamaica Carpet and Drapery Co. Ltd. Organizations: Chairman Motorized Police Patrol Civic Committee, Director Jamaica Shippers Council. Born: Free Hill, St. Mary, October 23, 1932; son of Tenn Quee Young-Chin, Businessman, and Zada Mae (Wilmot) Young-Chin (both dec’d). Educated: Free Hill Elementary School, Kingston College. Career: Sales Representative Lascelles de Mercado & Co. Ltd., Bryden and Evelyn Ltd.; Unit Manager National Life Assurance Company of Canada; Past Director J.I.D.C. and J.N.I.P., Vice-Chairman Jamaica Frozen Foods, Chairman Agricultural Textile Co. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Kay Elizabeth Moo Young, January 12, 1991, 3 sons. Interests: Golf, Cricket, Deep Sea Fishing, Boxing. Clubs: Police Officers, Liguanea, Caymanas Golf, Constant Spring Golf. Address: (business) 12 Northside Plaza, P.O. Box 188, Kingston 6, Tel. 927-6486; (residence) 11 Rosedale Court, Kingston 10.

YOUNIS, Sameer, J.P., C.D., Industrialist. Chairman and Managing Director Reva Garment Co., Fabrics De Younis Ltd., A.A. Younis Ltd., Manufacturers Wholesale Ltd., Younis Investments Ltd., Designer Home Fabrics. Organizations: Past President (now Member) Chamber of Commerce, Chairman, Jamaica Chamber of Commerce Civic Committee, Inner City Development Committee, National Council of Junior Achievement Ja. Ltd. Director, C.A.S.T. Foundation, Metropolitan Parks & Markets, Ja. Manufacturers Association. Born: Kingston, May 14, 1942; son of the late Abdulla Abraham Younis, Merchant and Linda Saab-Younis. Educated: Wolmer’s Boys’ School, University of Michigan. Religion: Druse. Married: Leila Younis, July 20, 1965; 4 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Water Skiing, Hunting, Snooker, Golf, Bridge and other card games. Clubs: Jamaica Skeet, Liguanea, Constant Spring, Trelawny Golf, Monymusk. Address: (business) 7-7 1/2 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 986-8321/2; (residence) 1 Hopefield Avenue, Kingston 10.

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