Christopher George McWhinnie,
A.C.I.I., F.I.I.C.; Insurance Broker, President
Spectrum Insurance Brokers since 1984. Director
Spectrum Insurance Brokers (Ja.) Ltd. Born:
St. Andrew, Jamaica, June 9, 1949, son
of the late Sidney Abrahams and Louise Abrahams,
Housewife. Educated: Wolmers
Boys School, St. Georges College.
Career: Insurance Company of Jamaica 1967-73,
Managing Director Gamble & Davidson Insurance
Brokers 1973-77. Marsh & McLennen and
own agency Abrahams & Davidson (Canada)
1977-81. Broking Manager Fraser Fontaine &
Kong Ins. Brokers 1981-82, Managing Director
Motor Owners Mutual Ins. Co. Ltd. 1983-84.
Denomination: Anglican. Children: 2
sons. Interests: Golf and Tennis. Clubs:
Liguanea, Constant Spring Golf and Kingston
Cricket. Address: (business) Spectrum
Insurance Brokers, 2-6 Grenada Crescent, Kingston
5. Tel 926-3572-3.
Eric Anthony, B.A., Radio and Television
Personality and Producer. President of Oxford
Union. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica,
May 5, 1940; son of Eric Abrahams (Businessman)
and Lucille Abrahams (deceased). Educated:
Jamaica College; University of the West
Indies; Oxford University (Awarded Rhodes
Scholarship). Career: 1965-67
Joined Staff of British Broadcasting Corporation
(BBC) First Coloured T.V. Reporter;
1967-70 Assistant Director of Tourism; 1970-74
Director of Tourism and Chairman of the
Jamaica Tourist Board; Director, Air Jamaica;
Member, Public Passenger Transport Board;
Chairman, The Jamaica Hotel School; 1974-76
Founding Executive Director, the Private
Sector Organisation of Jamaica; 1976 Entered
Politics and was an unsuccessful candidate
for the House of Parliament; Opened Tourism
Consultancy; 1976-78 Member of Jamaican
Senate; 1978-80 Director of Cicatur (Barbados)
Regional Tourism Organisation of
the OAS; 1980-85 Minister of Tourism and
Information, Member of Cabinet; 1985 Established
Own Marketing Consultancy;1985-89
Member of Jamaican Parliament;1989-90
Contributing Journalist to the JamaicaHerald;
Since 1990 Co-Host of the Breakfast Club
Radio Programme; Since 1995 Host ofIn-Depth.
Award: Rhodes Scholarship 1962. Divorced:
1 daughter, 1 son. Address: (Business)
81 Knutsford Boulevard (Room
117); Tel: 926-3690; (residence)3
Norbrook Road, Kingston 8.
Eric Wordsworth, J.P., F.A.I.A.; Company
Director. Chairman Better Buy Stores, Palace
Amusement Co. (1921) Ltd., Carib Pipe Co.
Ltd., Harbour View Cinema Ltd., Tropical
Cinema Co. Ltd., Deputy Chairman Jamaica
Citizens Bank Ltd., Chairman R. Hanna
& Sons Ltd.; Honorary Chairman Gleaner
Co. Ltd., Director C.M.P. Group Ltd., United
Motors Ltd., Jamaica Citizens Trust
& Merchant Bank Ltd. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, February 20, 1904, son of the late
Frank W. Abrahams, Motor Engineer, and Matilda
Rose-Abrahams. Career: Formerly Managing
Director - Facey Commodity Co. Ltd., P.A.
Benjamin Manufacturing Co. Ltd., many of
the Seagrams Companies in Jamaica.
Former Chairman Caribbean Atlantic Life
Insurance Co. Ja. Ltd., West Indies General
Insurance Co. Ltd. Served as Member of the
Public Service Commission and on the Boards
of the Jamaica Railway Corporation, Transport
Corporate Area, Pharmacy Board (Chairman),
Water Commission, Jamaica Broadcasting Corp.,
Assessment Board (St. Andrew). Member Issa
Scholarship Committee and various Government
Commissions of Enquiry. Awards: Prime
Ministers Medal. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Lucille Isabel
Hudson, June 16, 1931 (decd.); 2 sons,
2 daughters. Interests: Golf, Magic,
Music. Clubs: Liguanea, Constant
Spring Golf, The Magic Circle (London).
Address: (residence) 8 West Armour Heights,
Box 32, Constant Spring P.O. Tel. 925-5857.
George McWhinnie, J.P.; Business Executive,
Public Relations and Special Projects Manager
- Wray & Nephew Group of Companies since
1982. Director A & P Transport and Services
Limited, Minerva Systems Limited. Organizations:
Chairman J.B.C. Board, Development Committee
Bustamante Childrens Hospital; Assistant
Secretary Jamaica Business House Athletic
Association, Board Member Jamaica Cultural
Development Corporation, Trustee West Kingston
Trust; Past President Hillrun Gun and Fishing
Club, Clarendon College Old Students
Association. Born: Chapelton, Clarendon,
October 4, 1928, son of Thomas McWhinnie
Abrahams and Gladys Abrahams (both decd.).
Educated: Chapelton Elementary School,
Clarendon College. Several courses in Marketing,
Sales, Advertising and Public Relations.
Career: Joined J. Wray & Nephew
in 1956. Since then has worked as Sales
Representative, Sales Supervisor, Chief
Sales Supervisor, Public Relations and Promotions
Sales Manager. Awards: Clarendon
College Award for achievement in Business
and Commerce 1971, Kiwanis Club of Chapelton,
Citizen of the Year 1984 - 85, J. Wray &
Nephew Award for 30 years of unbroken service
1986. Certificate of Honour from Donald
Quarrie Secondary School for continuing
interest in the School. Religion:
Anglican. Married: Elsie Fay Thompson,
September 12, 1951; 2 sons, 1 daughter.
Interests: Race Horse Breeding, Football,
Fishing, Bird Shooting. Clubs: Kingston
Polo, Manchester Golf, Jockey of Jamaica.
Address: (business) J. Wray & Nephew,
234 Spanish Town Road, Kingston. Tel. 923-6141.
Alfrico Delroy, C. Eng., M.I. Struct.
E., F.J.I.E., M.A.S.C.E.; Civil and Structural
Engineer, Principal and Director Smada -
Consultants Ltd. Consulting Engineering
Practice since 1965. Organizations:
Past President - Jamaica Institution of
Engineers. Born: Kingston, Jamaica,
August 2, 1939, son of Slatel James Adams
and Amy Emmiline Williams-Adams (both decd.).
Educated: Calabar Primary School, Kingston
Technical High School, Hammersmith College
(Polytechnic) U.K. Career: Engineer
U.K. firms 1963-65, Associate Partner Benghiat
Assoc. Ja. 1965-67, Senior Engineer Travers
Morgan & Partners (U.K.) 1967-68, Partner
Benghiat Assocs. Ja. 1968-69, Private Consulting
Practice under the name A.D. Adams &
Assocs. 1969-73. Douet Brown Adams Consultants
1973-77. Publications: Various engineering
papers, codes and standards for structural
engineering in Jamaica and the Caribbean.
Denomination: United Church. Children:
3 sons. Interests: Cricket, Reading,
choral music. Club: Kingston Cricket.
Address: (business) c/o Smada Consultants
Ltd., P.O. Box 56, 8 Hope Road, Kingston
10. Tel. 926-0331; (residence) 6 Halifax
Crescent, Kingston 6.
Clive Henry, B.Sc., M.A., D.A.; Christian
Educator, Minister. Principal, Jamaica Theological
Seminary since 1983. Organizations: President,
Caribbean Evangelical Theological Association.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, October
26, 1933, son of the late Jabez Gilbert
Afflick, Accountant, and Hattie Laura Afflick,
Seamstress. Educated: Kingston College,
Philadelphia College of Bible, Temple University,
Miami University. Career: Jamaica
Civil Service 1960-63. Jamaica Milk Products
(Pension Offices) 1964-69. Administrative
Officer, Chase Manhattan Bank N.Y. 1969-71.
Principal, Dunrobin High School 1971-78.
Head of History Department, University Christian
School, Jacksonville, Florida 1979-82.
Denomination: Missionary Church Association.
Married: Deta Pauline Burrowes, June
11, 1960; 1 son. Interests: Reading
(Non-Fiction); Sports Soccer, Volleyball,
Cricket; listening to Music (Religious,
Classical, Semi-Classical). Address:
4915 Bay Meadows Road, Apt. 6F, Jacksonville
32217, Florida, U.S.A.
Etheline May, B.A. (Hons.), 1971; Diploma
E.M.A. 1976; M.A. (Ed) 1989; Teacher; Lecturer,
Shortwood Training College since 1992. Organizations:
Past Vice President, Three Oaks Garden
Citizens Association; Member - Board
of Governors, Queens Preparatory School
1978-94; Member, Board of Management, Morris
Knibb Preparatory School since 1994.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January 31,
1931; daughter of Arthur Davis, retired
Corporal, Jamaica Constabulary Force, and
Josephine Wallace-Davis, (both decd.).
Educated: Central Branch Primary School,
Bethlehem Teachers College, University
of the West Indies, Moray House, College
of Education (Edinburgh). Career:
Teacher, Rose Bank Primary School 1956;
Head of Port Royal Infant Department 1957-60;
Teacher, Central Branch Primary School 1960-71;
Teacher, The Queens School 1971-75;
Principal of the Queens School 1976-92;
Lecturer, Shortwood Teachers College
since 1992. Awards: Diploma in Educational
Management and Administration 1976; Bethlehem
Training college award for distinguished
and dedicated service 1986; Good Samaritan
Award from Harmony in the Homes 1989; Golden
Torch Award for Long and Meritorious Service
to Education 1995. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: William D. Aiken, December
17, 1960; 2 sons. Interests: Reading,
Sewing, Travelling. Motto: Whatever
is worth doing, is worth doing well.
Address: 5 Miraflores Drive, Kingston
20; Tel. 925-4003.
Hellen Jean, J.P. Managing Director
Ivor Guest House & Restaurant since
1986. Born: Perthshire, Scotland,
May 15, 1927, daughter of James MacDonald,
Sheep Farmer and Jean MacDonald nee McLaren
(both deceased). Educated: Aberdeen
High for girls, Glasgow School of Architecture.
Career: Joined the Girl Guide Movement
as a leader, promoted to District Commissioner
and then as Deputy Chief Commissioner -
retired in 1987. Managing Director Ivor
Guest House & Restaurant. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Douglas Aitken,
August 28, 1948, 3 sons, 3 daughters. Interest:
Managing the Guest House, Golf and spending
time with her grandchildren. Clubs:
Inner Wheel Club of Kingston, Constant Spring
Golf Club. Address: Ivor Guest House,
Jacks Hill P. A., Kingston 6. Tel. 977-0033;
(residence) Ivor, Jacks Hill P.A., Kingston
James Douglas, B.Sc., A.C.G.I.; F.J.I.E.;
Mechanical Engineer/Deryck A. Gibson Ltd.
since 1987. Organizations: Founder/Member
& Fellow of Jamaica Institution of Engineers;
Chairman, Ivor Ltd. Born: Annotto
Bay, St. Mary, May 28, 1922; son of the
late Reginald Aitken, Engineer and Founder,
Reginald Aitken Limited, and Marion Kerr-Aitken.
Educated: Munro College, Bedford School
(England); City and Guilds Engineering College
(London). Career: Admiralty Engineering
Laboratory (West Drayton, England)1942-45;
Caymanas Estates and Duckenfield Sugar Factory
1946-48; Reginald Aitken Ltd. 1948-83; Deryck
Gibson Ltd. since 1987. Awards: Prime
Ministers Medal of Appreciation.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Hellen Jean MacDonald, August 28, 1948;
3 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Community
work, Photography. Clubs: Kingston
Rotary, Liguanea. Address: (residence)
Ivor, Jacks Hill, Kingston
6; Tel. 977-0033.
Vlora Vanderbell, J.P., Teachers
Cert., Dip. Social Policy and Admin.; Retired
Civil Servant and Horticulturist. Organizations:
Founder/Past President Jamaica Probation
Officers Staff Association; President
Manchester Horticultural Society; Founder
Member and Secretary St. James Regional
conference of Social Worker, Member Knox
Board of Trustees; Member Board of Knox
High School; Founder/Member/Treasurer, Board
of Directors of the Jamaica Association
for Life Skills Coaches; Member Spaulding
Branch Library Committee, Member Board of
Management, Holmwood Technical High School;
Chairman Board of Management Christiana
and Spaulding Skills Training Centre; Member
Manchester committee Jamal Foundation; Member,
Governor Generals Achievement Awards
Committee for Manchester; Executive Member,
Lay Magistrates Association of Jamaica,
Manchester Chapter. Born: Pedro Plains,
St. Elizabeth, August 15, 1925, daughter
of Thomas Joseph Reynolds, Farmer, and Mary
Elizabeth Gordon-Reynolds (both decd).
Educated: Pedro Plains Primary School;
Buxton High School; Shortwood Teachers
College; Swansea, South Wales University.
Career: Acting Principal Bigwoods
All-Age School, St. Elizabeth 1944; Pre-trained
Teacher Sandy Bank All-Age School, St. Elizabeth
1944-46; Buff Bay All Age School (Portland)
1946-47. Teacher Bryce School (Manchester)
1951. Appointed Probation Officer 1951,
Senior Probation Officer 1966. Transferred
to Manchester with responsibilities for
the administration of the departments in
Manchester and St. Elizabeth 1967. Regional
Manager 1976. Acted as Director of Community
Services - Dept. of Correctional Services
1981. Awards: The Bishop Nuttall
Award for the best all-round scholastic
ability and greatest leadership qualities,
Shortwood Training College; Special award
from the Principal for outstanding services
to the College 1950; Gardener of the Year,
The Gleaner Sunday Magazine 1978; Award
for excellence in Horticulture, Jamaica
Cultural Development Commission 1980; Recognition
from Dept. of Correctional Services for
30 years of Service to the Dept. 1981; Prime
Ministers Award of Appreciation in
the field of Communication and Culture,
1983; Badge of Honour for long and faithful
service to the Dept. of Correctional Services,1984;
Woman of Distinction in the area of Administration
and Culture 1985; Knox College 40th Anniversary
Award of Excellence 1987; International
Literacy Year Award from JAMAL 1990; Christ
Church, Christiana, Centenary Award 1991;
Mandeville Regional Hospital Board Award
1994; Rotary Club of Christiana Special
Award 1995; Jamaica Horticultural Society
Award 1995 and many other awards. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Robert Leonard
Alberga, February 3, 1957; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Horticultural activities, Orchid
collecting. Motto: Keep going and
youll keep living. Address: (residence)
Box 65, Spaldings, Manchester; Tel. 964-2325.
Barbara Ann, Attorney-at-Law: Partner,
Myers Fletcher & Gordon since 1980.
Organisations: Director, United Way
of Jamaica; Quantum Communications Ltd.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January
19, 1952; daughter of Roy Alexander, Chartered
Accountant and Barbara Alexander (retired).
Educated: Wolmers High School
for Girls; University of the West Indies.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Dr. Terrence Forrester, November 19, 1993.
Interests: Travelling, Reading, Gardening.
Club: Liguanea. Address: (business)
Myers, Fletcher & Gordon, 21 East Street,
Kingston; Tel; 922-5860; (residence) Stony
Hill, St. Andrew.
Garth Pierpont, M.B. B.S., M.S. (Obs.
& Gyn.), M.R.C.O.G., F.A.C.O.G., F.R.C.O.G.;
Consultant, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
since 1978. Organizations: Council
Member, M.A.J. (Southern Branch) since 1981;
American Association of Gynaecologic Laparoscopists;
University Lodge of the West Indies (1984).
Born: Port Antonio, November 11,
1944, son of Evan Alphonso Alexander, Retired
Civil Servant, and Zada Benigna, Retired
Teacher. Educated: May Pen Primary
School; St. Jago High School; University
of the West Indies. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Yvonne Shields, August 4,
1974; 2 daughters. Interests: Table
Tennis, Reading. Address: (business)
Spanish Town Hospital; Tel 984-8031-5;
(residence) 15 East Byron Road, Kingston
19, P.O. Box 369.
Neville Grey, O.D.; Sportsman, Auctioneer
and Valuator, Managing Director Keith Alexander
Succ., Co-Founder and Chairman Upstairs
Downstairs Gallery. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, January 3, 1925, son of the late
Keith N. Alexander and Pansey Davis-Alexander.
Educated: DeCarteret School, Munro College.
Career: Joined British Army 1942, Active
service with 1st Division British 8th Army
- Middle East and North Africa 1943-45.
Transferred to Army Physical Training Corps.
Organized sports for British Army in Egypt
and Palestine, British Army Swimming Champion.
Coached and represented winning British
Army Swim Team against R.A.F. and Royal
Navy (Sarafand, Palestine). Won Swimming
Championship in Beirut (Lebanon) 1945-46.
Returned to Jamaica 1947. Founded Flying
Fish Swim Team and introduced Age Group
Swimming to Jamaica 1959. National Swim
Coach of Jamaican teams for the Olympics,
Pan American Games, Central American Games,
Central American and Caribbean Swimming
Championships, Commonwealth Games and other
regional competitions 1960-78. Pioneered
swim exchange programme with the U.S., Central
America and the Caribbean. Co-Founded the
Miami Springs International Swimming meet.
Pioneered the racial integration of Miami
Swimming Pools 1963. Became the first foreign
Coach to be elected to the American Swimming
Coaches Association 1964, Invited
as Jamaicas Representative to the
opening of the World International Swimming
Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale 1965. Appointed
to the Board of Directors of the Hall of
Fame as the Representative for Central America
and the Caribbean 1970. Assisted in organizing
swim programmes for Primary Schools and
the Jamaica Defence Force 1965-69. Trained
four Jamaican Sportsmen of the Year.
National Aquatic Advisor to the Minister
of Sport, with special emphasis on broadening
the base of swimming by co-ordinating mass
participation in the country areas 1978-80.
Sports Awards 1965-67 and 1977. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Susan Mizelle
Hardie, March 26, 1951; 1 son, 1 daughter,
Interests: Music, Target Shooting, Swimming,
Art. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Jamaica
Rifle Association, Amateur Swimming Association
of Jamaica (Hon. Life Member).
Address: (business) 119 Tower Street,
Kingston, Tel. 922-8260-1; (residence) 1
Old Church Road, Kingston 8. Tel. 924-2453.
Susan Mizelle, Artist. Co-Director Upstairs
Downstairs Gallery. Born: Brooklyn,
New York, U.S.A., November 16, 1929, (Jamaican
residence since 1951), daughter of Philip
Henry Hardie, Engineer, and Emily Hare Hardie
(decd), musician and Educator. Educated:
Pratt Institute, Skidmore College, Ecole
des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland. Career:
Artist since graduation. Initiated art programme
in maximum security prisons since 1976.
Creative Works: Group exhibitions
- Institute of Jamaica, National Gallery
of Jamaica, Olympia Art Centre, Bolivar
Gallery, Mutual Life Gallery; Palace of
Fine Arts, Mexico City, Kaiser Center Gallery,
California. One man Exhibitions - Panoras
Gallery, Country Art Gallery, New York;
Contemporary Artists Gallery; Bolivar Gallery;
Albert White Gallery, Toronto; Upstairs
Downstairs Gallery, Major murals - first
National City Bank of New York; Aluminium
Partners of Jamaica Ltd, Royal Bank Jamaica
Ltd., Stacote Paints Ltd. Collections -
UWI, National Gallery of Jamaica, Royal
Bank, Canadian Bank of Commerce, Jamaica
Citizens Bank, Citibank, Mutual Life, Bank
of Jamaica, Pan Jamaica Investment Ltd.,
Kaiser Aluminium Corp., Century National
Bank Ltd and numerous private collections.
Awards: Festival Bronze Medal for
sculpture 1983, Festival first prize for
painting 1975. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Neville Alexander, March
26, 1951; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Dance, music, theatre. Address: (residence)
1 Old Church Road, Kingston 8; Tel. 924-2453.
Cecil Lloyd, (Jnr.), J.P.; Marketing
Executive, I.C.D. Ltd.; Chairman/Managing
Director Offitec Ltd. and Fotomart Ltd.
since 1986; Director Agricultural Marketing
Corporation, National Properties Ltd., Earlston
Limited. Organizations: Former Chairman
Institute of Sports, President Jamaica Boxing
Board of Control, Former Chairman Jamaica
Lawn Tennis Association, Vice-Chairman Commonwealth
Caribbean Lawn Tennis Association, Board
Member Munro College, President Munro College
Old Boys Association since 1980, Captain
Jamaica Lawn Tennis Team since 1977, Chairman
Davis Cup Selection Committee (Caribbean
Area) since 1977; Director, Foundation for
Sports of Jamaica. Born: Lucea, Hanover,
February 4, 1946; son of the late Cecil
Lloyd Allen (Snr.), Planter, and Enid Mair-Allen.
Educated: Knox Preparatory, Munro College.
Career: Represented Munro College at
Lawn Tennis (Captain), Table Tennis Team
(Vice-Captain), Cricket, Hockey, Rifle Shooting;
Organized and co-ordinated major international
tennis tournaments in Jamaica. Advertising
and Promotions Manager Desnoes & Geddes
Ltd. 1968, Marketing Director Appliance
Traders Ltd. 1982-85. Denomination:
Anglican. Interests: Tennis. Clubs:
Kingston Cricket, Caymanas Golf, Constant
Spring Golf, Liguanea. Address: (business)
61 Newport Boulevard, Newport West, Kingston
11; Tel. 923-9221-5; (residence) 16 Norbury
Close, Kingston 8.
Edward Anthony, M.B.B.S., DM Psych.,
D.P.M., MRC Psych., M/Div; Physician, Consultant
Psychiatrist; Private Practice since 1974.
Part-time Lecturer U.W.I. since 1974; Part-time
Consultant U.H.W.I. since 1977; Member,
American Psychiatric Association; Consultant
in Whole Person and Church-Based Health
Care. Organizations: Consultant to
Bethel Baptist Whole Person and Community
Health Centre, Consultant and Founding Member,
Inter-Church Association of Health, Healing
and Counselling Ministries; Consultant,
Counselling and Healing Ministry, Jamaica
Baptist Union; Member, Board United Theological
College. Born: Kingston, March 20,
1943; son of the late Daniel Allen, Minister
of Religion, and Joyce Hope Allen, Administrator
& Social Worker. Educated: Calabar
High School; University of the West Indies;
Yale Divinity School. Career: Registrar
in Psychiatry, U.H.W.I. 1968-70, 1972; Senior
Registrar in Psychiatry, Royal Edinburgh
Hospital, Scotland 1973: Consultant Psychiatrist
and Founding Head, Mental Health and Counselling
Division, University Health Services, Mona,
University of the West Indies 1974-1981;
Founding Director, Bethel Baptist Whole
Person Healing Ministry 1974-1986. Founding
Convenor, Counselling and Healing Ministry,
Jamaica Baptist Union 1975-1984; Awards:
Laymans Award 1984 Kiwanis Club
of Kingston. Publications: Book chapter
on Mental Health Treatment of West Indians;
Journal articles on Student Mental Health;
Book chapters on the Churchs Healing
Ministry. Denomination: Baptist.
Lita Chang-Fong, September 1, 1971; 1 son,1
daughter. Interests: Photography,
Creative Writing, Reading, Music Appreciation,
Short Wave Listening. Motto: Instead
of why, ask why not. Address: (business)
Denwin Medical Centre, 113 Old Hope Road,
Kingston 5; Tel. 927-7792; 927-5969; (residence)
8 Durham Avenue, Kingston 6.
Hon. Gilbert George, B.A. Andrews University
1954; M.D. Howard University 1958; Member,
Medical Association of Jamaica 1968; Member,
Association of Surgeons in Jamaica 1972;
Physician and Surgeon; Medical Director
since 1985. Custos Rotulorum of Manchester.
Organisations: Medical Director,
Consolidated Health Services Ltd.; Chairman,
Board of Directors, Sherwood Enterprises
Ltd.; Chairman, Board of Directors, Insurance
Agents of Jamaica. Born: Manchester,
Jamaica, March 25, 1929; son of James A.
Allen, Tailor (decd.) and Jane
A. Allen (retired). Educated: Andrews
University, Michigan, U.S.A.; Howard University,
Washington, D.C. Denomination: Seventh Day
Adventist. Married: Heron-Dunn, December
12, 1971; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Dominoes. Clubs: Kiwanis of Mandeville.
Motto: Indomitable Persistence.
14 Caledonia Road, Mandeville P.O., Tel.
954-3597; (residence) 40 Bloomfield Close,
Joyce Hope, B.A. Civil Servant (Retired)
since 1985. Organizations: Member,
Board of the Students Christian Fellowship
and Scripture Union; Member, Board of Directors
of Association of Womens Organisation
of Jamaica; Member Executive Committee Jamaica
Baptist Womens Federation; Management
Committee Baptist Horizon Home;
Past Member, National Consumers League;
Christian Graduates Fellowship; Past Chairman,
Nominations Committee of the C.V.S.S.; Past
Member of the National Council for the Aged.
Born: Water Cress, Westmoreland,
August 25, 1915; daughter of Norman Rufus
Gunning, Civil Servant and Mary Whilelmene
Gunning/Fletcher, Social Worker (both decd).
Educated: Mannings High School; Bethlehem
Teachers Training College; University
of the West Indies. Career: Teacher
1936-53; Island Organising Secretary, Jamaica
Womens Federation 1953-54; Probation
Officer 1954-64; Ministry of Pensions &
Social Security 1965-76; Training Officer
& Administrative Assistant, JAMAL 1976-85.
Participated in National and International
Conferences and Seminars on Social Work,
Geriatrics and the Church. Awards:
Badge of Honour for long and faithful services
in the field of Social Work; Award for contribution
to the work of Students Christian Fellowship
and Scripture Union 1975, Good Samaritan
award, Harmony in the Home Movement 1990;
From the Jamaica Baptist Union for long
and faithful service. Publications:
Chapters in the book Cradle of the Nations
a resource book on home and Family
Life Education 1978; Article: Alternative
to Infirmaries in Jamaica 1980; Paper on
Organized Self-help and Community participation
to enhance the quality of life of the elderly
for presentation at the international conference
on aging held in Israel 1974. Denomination:
Baptist. Married: The late Rev.
Daniel Allen J.P., June 20, 1942; 1 son.
Interests: Reading, Music, Travelling.
Womens Club. Address: (residence)
8 Durham Avenue, Kingston 6; Tel. 977-5655.
Llewelyn Leroy, B.Sc. (Hons.), Dip.
Ph. Eng.; Dip M.S., A.R.I.C.S., C.L.S.,
M.J.I.M.; Commissioned Land Surveyor; Chartered
Surveyor. Principal, Llewelyn Allen &
Associates since 1987. Managing Director,
Entext Enterprises Ltd. Born: Clarendon,
Jamaica, October 7, 1949, son of the late
Felix Allen and Una Allen, housewife. Educated:
Glenmuir High School, North East England
Polytechnic, International Institute for
Aerospace Surveys and Earth Sciences, Holland,
United Nations Food and Agriculture Headquarters,
Rome Italy, University of the West Indies.
Career: Survey Department - Photogrammetric
Technician 1967-74; Mapping Branch Manager
1979-87; Assistant Director of Surveys,
1985-87; Part-time Lecturer, UWI, 1979-87.
Denomination: Baptist. Children:
2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Sports,
Music, World Affairs. Clubs: Kiwanis
Club of North St. Andrew, Citizens Advice
Bureau, United Way of Jamaica. Motto:
Anything thats worth doing is worth
doing well. Address: (business) 22-24
Duke Street, Tel. 922-2295; 922-5602; (residence)
6 Rosedale Drive, Kingston 19.
Sherlock, B.Ed., M.A.; Primary School
Science Resource Teacher 1984-95; Principal,
Mavis Bank Vocational School since 1989.
Organisations: Director, Jamaica
Computer Society Education Foundation; Peace
and Love in Schools; President, Jamaica
Teachers Association; Member, J.T.A. Council;
Commissioner, National Commission on Science
& Technology. Born: Rock Spring,
Hanover; son of the late Harbert Allen,
Farmer, and Castella Allen, Housewife. Educated:
Rock Spring All-Age School; Vere Technical
High School; University of the West Indies,
Mona. Career: Principal, Somerset
All-Age School 1975-82; Principal, Whitfield
All-Age School 1982-89; Principal, Mavis
Bank Bank Sec/Vocational School since 1989.
Award: R. C. Tavares Award - Jamaica
Teachers Association for Outstanding
Leadership under 40 years of age. Publications:
Numerous articles newspapers 1994-95
on topics related to status of Public Education
in Jamaica. Denomination: Baptist. Married:
Elaine Dobson, July 27, 1974; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Fishing and study of Black
History. Motto: You will make
it after all. Address: (business)
Jamaica Teachers Association, 97 Church
Street, Kingston; Tel. (residence) 18 Hillsdown
Drive, Meadowvale, Gregory Park P.O., St.
Mervin Coleridge, B.A., Ph.D.; Lecturer,
Head of Language Laboratory since 1968.
Professor of Linguistics since 1980, Director
of Folklore Studies. Review Editor Journal
of Pidgin and Creole Languages. Organizations:
Vice - President Comite´ Internationale
des E´tudes Cre´oles, Bolivarian
Society of Jamaica. President APRODEC; Member
Committee for Afro-American Societies and
Cultures, Social Science Research Council,
Editorial Board Language and Society Cambridge
University, Ethics in Linguistics - Sub-committee
of Linguistics Society of America. Born:
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, June 13, 1933,
son of the late Coleridge Alleyne, Builder/Contractor,
and Carmen Alleyne,Housewife. Educated:
Queens Royal College, University of the
West Indies, Strasbourg University. Career:
Joined staff of University of the West Indies
- Department of Modern Languages - Lecturer,
Senior Lecturer, Reader, and finally Professor.
Yale University Associate Professor in Linguistics
1962-63, Associate Professor in Linguistics
Indiana University 1968-69 and 1971-72;
State University New York 1974-75 and 1987-79,
University of Amsterdam 1984-85. Publications:
Introductory into Language Training Manual
1965, Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics
and Physiology 1968, Comparative Afro-American
1980, Theoretical issues in Caribbean
Linguistics 1983. Several articles and papers.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Beverley Claire Hall, December 27, 1980:
2 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Gardening,
Tennis. Address: (business) Department
of Linguistics, University of the West Indies,
Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 927-2743; (residence)Kai-now
Aguilar Road, Stony Hill, St Andrew.
Donald Keith, Dip. Mgt. Science 1985;
M.V.Sc. 1970; B. Vet. Med. 1965; M.R.C.V.S.
1966; Agricultural Mgt. Consultant/Veterinary
Surgeon. Senior Sales & Marketing Consultant,
Caribbean Broilers Group since 1994. Organizations:
President, Professional Societies Association
of Jamaica (PSAJ); Regional Rep., Canada
& Caribbean, Commonwealth Veterinary
Association; Member, National Planning Council
(Ja. Govt.); University Council of Jamaica;
Animal Feeds Committee (Bureau of Standards);
Emergency Animal Disease Committee (PAHO/WHO);
Livestock Research & Development; National
Food and Nutrition Co-ordination Committee
Caribbean; Vice Chairman, Meat Standards
Committee; Director, College of Arts Science
and Technology Foundation; College of Agriculture.
Born: St. Andrew, October 14, 1939;
son of the late Roderick Amiel, Agriculturist
Muriel Aileen Duval-Amiel, Nurse. Educated:
St. Clairs (Kingston); University
of the West Indies; Pan American Health
Organisation Center, Argentina; University
of Queensland, Australia; University of
London, Cambridge University (UK). Career:
Science Teacher, Kingston College 1958-60;
Veterinary Officer, St, Andrew, Hanover
and Clarendon 1966-68; Senior Veterinary
Officer, Clinical Pathology and Bi-Chemistry
Veterinary Diagnosis, Ministry of Agriculture
1970-74; Technical Manager, Jamaica Livestock
Association 1975-88; Manager, Poultry Division,
Seprod (Ja.) Ltd. 1988-91; Technical Director
(Caribbean Office) Agri-Link International
Inc. 1991-94; Senior Sales & Marketing
Manager, Caribbean Broilers Group 1994-95.
Awards: Jamaica Government Scholar
1960; Commonwealth Scholar 1968; Pan American
Health Organisation Bursary 1972. Publications:
Livestock Manual for the Tropics 1985, Co-author;
Livestock Consultant to the Government of
Belize, Agriculture Input supply service
for Belize, a Pre-Investment Study by the
Caribbean Development Bank 1986; The Effect
of Bovine Somatotropin (BST) on milk production
in tropical adapted dairy cattle 1993; Some
Environmental problems posed by Livestock
Production, (PAHO/WHO publication 1993)
and many others. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Andrea Romance, June 9, 1990;
2 sons, 3 daughters. Interest: Creative
Arts. Address: (business) Caribbean
Broilers Group, Myers Wharf, Kingston 15;
Tel. 923-9490/9509; (residence) 19 Mountain
Spring Drive, Kingston 6.
Michael Gibran, Businessman. Managing
Director and Chairman Ammar and Azar Limited,
Ammar and Azar (Mfg.) Ltd. since 1963, Owners
and Operators of Ammars and Amart
Stores. Organizations: Director Jamaica
Chamber of Commerce, Jamaica Manufacturers
Association. Member Kingston Police Civic
Committee and Custom Brokers Licensing Advisory
Board. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica,
November 14, 1933, son of the late Elias
G. Ammar, Businessman, and Nellie Khaleel-Ammar.
Educated: Wolmers Boys School.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Phyllis Azar, September 2, 1956; 2 sons,
2 daughters. Interests: Tennis,
Shooting, Clubs: Monymusk Gun, Rod
Tiller, Rangers Gun Club Address: (business)
89 King Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-3840;
(residence) 19 Hyperion Avenue, Kingston
Donald St. Aubyn, B.A., Cert. in Marketing
Management, Cert. in Multinational Marketing
Management (International Marketing Institute),
M.J.I.M.; Research Consultant, Chairman/Managing
Director Market Research Services Ltd.,Chairman
Market Research (Ja) Ltd., Dynamic Art Agency
Ltd., Presentation Graphics Ltd., Director
Marketing Strategy Ltd. Organizations:
Vice Chairman Jamaica Institute of Management,
Council member Institute of Management Consultants
of Jamaica, 2nd Vice-President Jamaica Olympic
Association, Finance Committee Jamaica Red
Cross Society, Team Manager to Central American
and Caribbean Games (Dominican Republic).
Born: Port Antonio, September 13,
1945, son of the late Sydney Anderson and
Iris Anderson, Housewife. Educated:
Titchfield High School, University of the
West Indies. Career: Executive Assistant,
Collector Generals Department 1965-66;
History Master Campion College 1969-71;
Research Executive Market Research (Ja.)
Ltd., 1971-72, General Manager 1972-74;
Assistant Lecturer - Research Methods -
University of the West Indies 1985-89,
Team Manager Commonwealth Games New
Zealand 1990. Denomination: Baptist.
Married: Kay Yvonne Hamilton, August
8, 1969; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Squash, Hockey, Music, Travel, Nature.
Clubs: Liguanea Club, Melbourne Cricket
Club, Blackhawks (Hockey). Address: (business)
57 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5; Tel.
929-6311; (residence) 2 Charlton Drive,
Errol Donovan, F.C.I.S., Chartered
Company Secretary. Group Corporate Secretary,
Grace Kennedy & Co. Ltd. since 1974.
Director Grace Kennedy & Co. Ltd., Rapid
Sheffield & Co. Ltd., Armour Metal Fencing
Ltd., National Processors Ltd., Grace Kennedy
Export Trading Ltd., International Shipping
Ltd., H. Macaulay Orrett Ltd., Grace Kennedy
Remittance Services Ltd. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, January 30, 1946, son of Harry
Anderson, Business Executive, and Pearl
Mantock, Nurse. Educated: Excelsior
High School; College of Arts, Science and
Technology. Career: Cost Accountant,
Jamaica Cocoa Products 1967; Accountant,
Gerry Dunlop & Associates 1968; Accountant,
Stanley Motta 1969-70; Asst. Corporate Secretary
for Grace Kennedy, 1970. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Audrey Elaine
Hanson, September 25, 1971; 2 sons. Interest:
Karate. Club: Japan Karate Association
of Jamaica. Has represented Jamaica at Table
Tennis and Karate. Address:(business)
64 Harbour Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-3678.
(residence): 40 Upper Carmel Avenue, Kingston
Hon. Errol Milton, M.P., B.Sc. (Econ.);
Trade Unionist. Born: Highgate, St.
Mary, February 1, 1940, son of the late
Noel Anderson and Geraldine Johnson-Anderson.
Educated: Oberlin and St. Jago High
Schools, University of the West Indies.
Career: Research Officer B.I.T.U. 1964;
Member Duke of Edinburgh Study Team to Australia
1968, Social Development Commission 1967-72;
Workers Representative at I.L.O. Conference
(Geneva) 1969-70, Councillor Western Kingston
1971, Member K.S.A.C. ; Co-Chairman Joint
Industrial Council, Port Authority; Minister
of Youth and Community Development 1980-83,
Minister of Public Service and Social Security
1983-84; Minister of Public Service 1983-86.
Denomination: Disciples of Christ.
Married: Minion Jean Barrett,
December 1969; 2 daughters. Interest:
Electronics. Clubs: Youth Clubs.
Address: (business) BITU Headquarters,
98-100 Duke Street, Kingston; (residence)
2 Lipscombe Avenue, Stony Hill.
Hope Arthurine, B.Sc., M.B., B.S.; Medical
Practitioner; General Practitioner since
1983. National Womens Chess Champion
1973, 1976, 1982 through to 1985. Organizations:
Member, Medical Association of Jamaica;
Member, Association of General Practitioners
of Jamaica; Member, Trailblazers Toastmasters
Club; Secretary, Jamaica Chess Federation,
Born: Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica,
June 2, 1950; daughter of the late Sydney
A. Anderson, Policeman, and Iris L. Anderson,
Housewife/Dressmaker. Educated: Titchfield
and Excelsior High Schools, University of
the West Indies. Career: Teacher
of Mathematics and Chemistry - Jamaica College
1971-74, Part-time 1974-75. Denomination:
Baptist. Interest: Chess, represented
Jamaica in four World Chess Olympiads (held
every two years); 1984 Thessaloniki, Greece
1986 Dubai, United Arab Emirates (obtained
World Chess Federation rating); 1988 Thessaloniki,
Greece, 1990 Yugoslavia; Music - playing
the piano and the organ, Squash. Motto:
Do unto others as you would have them
do unto you. Clubs: Jamaica Chess
Federation, Liguanea, Trailblazers Toastmasters.
Address: (business) 1 Ripon Road,
Kingston 5, Jamaica. Tel. 929-7630; (residence)
Carmello House Apts., 11 Central Avenue,
Jean Beverley, J.P.; Travel Agent, Managing
Director Global Travel Service Ltd. since
1974. Organization: Patron, Diabetic
Association of Jamaica since 1986. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, November 24, 1933, daughter
of the late Phillip George Seaga, Travel
Agent (deceased) and Erna Maxwell-Seaga,
Housewife. Educated: Wolmers
Girls School; Southern College, Tenn.;
Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Mass,
U.S.A. Career: Registered Nurse (U.S.A.)
1952-56; Director Seagas Travel Service
1961-74; Director Global Travel Service
Ltd. 1974 to present. Award: Prime
Ministers Medal for Social Services
1987. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Ronald E. Anderson, March 5,
1957; 2 daughters. Interests: Community
organisation services; health related association
work; singing; reading; political and current
affairs, local and world-wide. Motto:
Lets help each other. Address:
(business) Global Travel Service Ltd., Manchester
Shopping Centre, Mandeville. Tel. 962-2630/2366,
(residence) 1 Battersea Road, Mandeville,
Mignon Jean, B.Sc. (Mgmt. Studies),
Nursing Dip., Registered Nurse and Company
Director. Executive Manager Signatures Ltd.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, October
28, 1941, daughter of Berthel Barrett, Businessman,
and Ivy Barrett, Businesswoman. Educated:
Clarendon College, Chapelton; Queens Nursing
School, Oxford, England; University of the
West Indies. Career: Stobhill General
Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland 1961-63; Midwife
Kings College Hospital, London, England,
1964-65. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Errol Milton Anderson, December
13, 1968; 2 daughters. Interests:
Tennis, Dancing, Reading. Club: Charter
Member Kiwanis Club of New Kingston. Address:
(business) Signatures Ltd., 4 Dilcoosha
Avenue, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-6916; (residence)
2 Lipscombe Avenue, P.O. Box 120, Kingston
Glen Roy Benjamine, C.D., Q.C.; Attorney-at-Law,
Civil Servant, Director of Public Prosecutions
since January 1, 1988. Organisations:
Member of the Hon. Society of Lincolns
Inn, Member of the Jamaican Bar Association.
Born: St. Catherine, November 9,
1936, son of Harold Andrade, Civil Servant,
and Lucy Elaine Martin-Andrade, Housewife
(both deceased). Educated: St. Jago
High School, Lincolns Inn (London).
Career: Registrar Generals Department
1954, Assistant Clerk Grade II
R.M. Courts 1964, Acting Deputy Clerk of
Courts 1965, Temporary Legal Officer
Agricultural Credit Board 1966-67. Later
transferred to Office of Director of Public
Prosecutions as Assistant Crown Counsel.
Appointed Crown Counsel 1969. Acted as R.M.
1974. Appointed Deputy Director of Public
Prosecutions 1975. Denomination:
Methodist. Married: Ruby Avonie Brown,
April 24, 1965; 2
daughters. Interests: Fishing, Gardening.
Clubs: Kingston Cricket and Police
Officers. Motto: Labour conquers
all.Address: (residence) 20 Roehampton
Drive, Kingston 19.
George Calvin McDonald, C.R.A., J.P.;
Accountant, Director/Assistant General Manager
(Rural Branches) Victoria Mutual Building
Society. Organization: Chairman Building
Societies Association of Jamaica. Born:
Ebenezer, Manchester, February 24, 1933,
son of Cyril Nathan Andrews, Minister of
Religion, and Ellen Mercina Issacs-Andrews.
Educated: Ebenezer Elementary School,
Manchester High School. Denomination:
Presbyterian. Married: Violet
Leonie Spence., December 19, 1954; 1 son,
2 daughters. Interest: Gardening.
Club: Kiwanis. Address: (business)
25 Church Street, Montego Bay. Tel. 952-5573-4;
(residence) P.O. Box 142, Montego Bay, St.
John Frederick, M.I.Ex., M.C.I.M: Company
Director/Director Total Travel Services
Ltd. since 1993. Organizations: Member
International Skal Council, Past President,
American Area Skal Committee, Member Rotary
Club of Kingston. Born: England,
June 26, 1935; son of George F. Andrews,
Engineer, and Irene Andrews (both deceased).
Educated: Sevenoaks School. Career:
Representative Caribbean and Central
America - Unilever Export Ltd. 1957-63;
Marketing Manager, Lever Brothers (China)
Ltd, Hong Kong 1963-64; Export Manager,
Commodity Service Company (Ja.) Ltd. 1964-66,
Marketing Director, Facey Commodity Co.
Ltd. 1966-70; Marketing Director, 1970-73;
Managing Director 1973-77 Homelectrix Ltd;
Managing Director, Sam Levys Travel
Agency Ltd. 1977-93 Married: Jill
Rosemary Ashenheim, August 8, 1959;1
daughter. Interests: Horse-racing,
Bridge. Clubs: Jamaica, Jockey.
Address: (business) 13 Waterloo Road,
Kingston 10; (residence) Apt. P4 East, Embassy
Kingsway, Kingston 10.
Norma Gwendolyn, B.Sc., M.D., M.P.H.;
Medical Practitioner, Health Administrator,
P.A.H.O./W.H.O. Representative since December
1984. Organizations: Trinidad and
Tobago Medical Association, American Public
Health Association. Born: Trinidad
and Tobago, daughter of Walter Hamilton
Andrews, retired Businessman, and Elfreda
Andrews, Housewife. Educated: Naparima
High School for Girls, Howard University,
Howard University College of Medicine, University
of North Carolina. Career: Medical
Practitioner - Trinidad 1959-61, England
1961-66, Guyana 1966-68; Head of Family
Planning Programme - Trinidad and Tobago
1968-74; Principal Medical Officer 1974-84.
Award: Delta Omega Honorary Public Health
Society. Publications: Booklets on
Family Life Education, Research Papers on
Children: 1 son. Interests: Tennis,
Reading. Club: Liguanea. Address:
60 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel.
926-2365-6; (residence) 5 Cherry View, Kingston
8. Tel. 927-4731.
Ralph, A., J.P.; Retired Teacher, Mayor
of Savanna-la-mar since 1986. Director Cornwall
Dairies, Secretary/Manager New Works P.C.
Bank. Organizations: Member National
Executive Council of the Peoples National
Party; Secretary - S.E. Westmoreland Constituency;
Parish Councillor since 1986; Director,
Agricultural Credit Board of Jamaica; Chairman,
Westmoreland Housecraft Training Centre;
Board Member, Westmoreland Parish Library;
Member, Board of Trustees - Mannings High
School; First Vice President, Association
of Local Government Authorities; Treasurer,
Regional Executive Council Region
6. Born: Deleon, Big Woods, August
24, 1924; son of the late Eustace Anglin
and Catherine Anglin. Educated: Content
All Age School, Mico Teachers College.
Career: Principal Clapham All Age School
1947-51, Carmel All Age School 1951-57,
Chantilly All Age School 1958-77. Chairman
Cambridge Land Authority 1972-77, Westmoreland
Farm Board 1977-81; Parish Councillor and
Deputy Mayor Savanna-la-mar 1977-81. Award:
Recognition from Peoples National
Party for 25 years as Constituency Secretary,
December 1984. Religion: Moravian.
Married: Rhona M. Hyman, April 9, 1958;
daughters. Interests: Table Tennis,
Volley Ball, Dominoes, Bridge, Scrabble.
Address: (residence) Carmel P.O.,
Howard R., B.Sc.; Physical Therapist;
Sports Administrator; Company Director;
Public Relations Promoter and Consultant
Puma (U.S.A.). Incorporated, for Caribbean
and Central America since 1982; Special
Assistant/Advisor to the Prime Minister
on Sports; Company Director, Orbit Travel
& Tours. Organizations: Executive
Director National Council on Sports, Chairman/Member
Board of Directors Institute of Sports Limited,
Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association; Jamaica
Sports Medicine Association. Member Management
Committee Gibson Relays (Annual), Jamaica
Physiotherapy Association, Organizing Committee
British West Indies Carifta Games, National
Athletic Trainers Association (U.S.A.),
American Physical Therapists Association
Board member G.C. Foster College; Board
Member, Sports Development Foundation; Global
Foods Incorporated; 1st Vice President,
Jamaica Amateur Athletic. Born: Spanish
Town, St. Catherine, June 18, 1936, son
of the late Caryl Aris, Pharmacist and Lab.
Technician, and Diana Robertson-Aris.
Educated: Kingston College, Compton
College, Columbia University, United States
Olympic Training Centre. Career:
Research Officer Government of Jamaica 1955-57,
Sales Representative British American Life
Insurance Company 1957-59, Marketing and
Sales Representative Federal Pharmaceutical
Company of Jamaica 1959-63, Physical Therapist/Athletic
Trainer St. Lukes Hospital (New York)
1967-69, Consultant Chevron Asphalt Company
(Puerto Rico) 1973-74. Private
practice 1969-76, Special Advisor on Sports
to Government of Jamaica 1977-78, Technical
Director Institute of Sports Limited 1978-81.
National Coach/Athletic Trainer (track and
field) for international meets 1969-81.
Conducted several seminars on physical therapy
and sports medicine. Also organized and
chaired coaching clinics for various associations.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Sandra Wright, December 12, 1958; 1 son,
1 daughter. Interests: Sports, Music,
Public Affairs. Address: (business)
National Development Bank Building, 6th
Floor, 11A Oxford Road, Kingston 5; Tel.
968-7209 (residence)14 Covington Way, Kingston
10. Tel. 926-5887.
Leonard Gordon Richard, C.L.U.; Insurance
Executive, Vice President Life of Jamaica
Ltd. since 1990. Director, G.D.A. Ltd. Organizations:
Past 4th Vice President, Jamaica Chamber
of Commerce; Past President, Jamaica Insurance
Brokers Association (JIBA); Past Vice
President, Life Insurance Companies Association
(LICA); Director, Crawford Insurance Brokers
of Jamaica G.D.A. Ltd. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, December 11, 1940, son of Leonard
Arnold, Medical Practitioner, and Lucille
Fennell-Arnold, Housewife (both decd).
Educated: Jamaica College. Career:
Sales Mutual Life 1961-1963, Sales
- North American Life/Life of Jamaica 1963-71,
Agency Manager CALICO. (Nassau, Bahamas)
1971-76, Managing director Insurance Brokers
of Jamaica Ltd., General Manager Alico (Jamaica)
1987-90. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Brenda Diane Griffin, August
28, 1976; 1 daughter Club: Jamaica.
Address: (business) 17 Dominica Drive,
Kingston 5. Tel. 929-8920; (residence) 14
Norbrook Road, Kingston 8.
Edward Charles, M.A., B.C.L.: Attorney-at-Law
, admitted to practice in 1952. Partner,
Dunn, Cox, Orrett and Ashenheim. Organizations:
Chairman, Global Insurance Co. of the West
Indies Ltd., Deputy Chairman, Jamaica Mutual
Life Assurance Society; Director, Pegasus
Hotel of Jamaica; Caribbean Steel Co. Ltd.,
Lascelles DeMercado Co. Ltd., Tradewell
Ltd., Synagogue Trust Ltd., Guardian Life
of the Caribbean Ltd., Jambar Holdings Ltd.,
Freemasons Association of Jamaica Ltd.,
866 Realty Inc.; Director United Congregation
of Israelites; Trustee, Hillel Academy;
Member Bar Association of Jamaica; Past
President, Jamaica Employers Federation;
Freemason, P.A.G. Reg. (Craft), P.A.G. Soj
(Royal Arch), P.A.G. D.C. (Mark), R.A.M.R.
(Royal Ark Mariner). Born: St. Andrew,
Jamaica, June 23, 1929, son of Sir Neville
Noel Ashenheim, Attorney-at-Law and Company
Director, and Leonie Vivienne Delevante-Ashenheim
(both decd). Educated: Jamaica
College, Wadham College, Oxford University;
Career: School Captain; Captain,
Athletics Team; Member Hockey XI Jamaica
College; President, Bracton Society (Law
Society); President Athletics Club; Secretary,
Birkenhead Society (Debating Society) Wadham
College. Religion: Jewish. Interests:
Bridge, Poker, Horse Racing, Athletics,
Cricket. Clubs: Liguanea, Jamaica,
Oxford Union Society. Address: (business)
48 Duke Street, Kingston, Tel. 922-2140-1;
(residence) 1A Lanark Drive, Kingston 8.
Jack Douglas, F.C.A., Chartered Accountant;
Financial Comptroller, Myers & Alberga
since 1984. Organisations: Chairman, Dextra
Bank & Trust Co. Ltd., Insurance Company
of the West Indies Ltd.; Caribbean Catastrophe
Insurance Ltd. Born: St. Andrew,
Jamaica, August 5, 1931; son of Hon. Leslie
E. Ashenheim, Attorney-at-Law, and Rita
Ashenheim, Housewife (both deceased). Educated:
Munro College; Jamaica College. Career:
1954-59 Carman and Bruce; 1959-69 Partner,
Price Waterhouse & Co.; 1970-74 Managing
Director, I.C.D. Ltd.; 1975-78 Partner,
Ashenheim Myers & McDonald; 1979-83
Trust Manager, Guinness Mahon Cayman Ltd.;
1984-95 Financial Comptroller, Myers &
Alberga, Attorneys-at-Law. Religion:
Jewish. Married: Jean Delevante 1960.
Interests: Golf, Horse Racing.
Clubs: Royal Blackheath Golf; The Links
at Safe Haven. Address: (Business)
P.O. Box 472G, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands;
Tel. (809) 949-0699; (residence) P.O. Box
1232G, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.
Richard Gordon, M.A., B.C.L.; Attorney-at-Law,
Partner, Dunn, Cox, Orrett & Ashenheim;
Chairman, Falcon Fund (1985) Ltd.; Vice-Chairman,
Gleaner Company Ltd. Organizations:
Director, Diversey Jamaica Ltd., Wyandotte
Chemicals Ja. Ltd., Bustamante Institute
of Public & International Affairs; Past
Master Friendly Lodge; Past Principal Friendly
Holy Royal Arch Lodge; Past Master Kingston
Keystone Lodge; Past Commander Jamaica Lodge
of Royal Ark Mariners; Member Exemplar Lodge,
Jamaica College Lodge; Founder/Member, Kingston
Rotary Club; Past President and Honorary
Life Member, Jamaica Amateur Athletics Association;
Member, Notaries Public Association; Chairman
Athletics Record Committee, Commonwealth
Games Federation; Director Carreras Sports
Foundation; Member Association of Track
and Field Statisticians; Member Hall of
Fame Jamaica Racing Commission; Honorary
Member Jamaica Association of Sports Medicine;
Member Court of Arbitration for Sports.
Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, August 20,
1927; son of Sir Neville Noel Ashenheim,
Company Director and Attorney-at-Law, and
Leonie Delevante-Ashenheim. (both decd).
Educated: Jamaica College, Wadham
College, Oxford University. Career: Barrister-at-Law
1950; Solicitor 1956; (Both professions
fused in 1972). Awards: Prime Ministers
Medal of Appreciation; Veterans Pin
from International Amateur Athletics Federation;
IAAF 75th Anniversary Medal; Carreras Sports
Foundation Award. Creative Work:
Wrote Appendices Herb McKenley Olympic
Star; contributed to 100 Golden
Moments in Athletics; regular contributor
on athletics in The Daily Gleaner. Religion:
Jewish. Married: Ursula Woolf, May
3, 1953; 2
sons. Interests: Horse Racing, Athletics.
Clubs: Jamaica, Liguanea, Jockey, Achilles
(England). Address: (business) 48
Duke Street, P.O. Box 365, Kingston; Tel.
922-1500/8; (residence) Penthouse 4, Manor
Court Apartments, Kingston 8.
Grace Ann, BSc. (Hons.) Dip.Ed., Dip.
Energy Management. Licensed Electrician/Professional
Engineer. Managing Director Ashley &
Associates Ltd. since 1988. Director G &
B Construction Ltd., Jamaica Public Service
Co. Ltd. Organizations: Hon. Treasurer,
Jamaica Institution of Engineers, Senior
Member, Society of Women Engineers. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, September 23, 1954, daughter
of Wilton S. Ashley, Retired Assistant Commissioner
of Police and Curdelle M. Ashley, Retired
Teacher. Educated: St. Andrew High
School, University of the West Indies. Career:
Junior Engineer, Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation
(T.V.) 1976-77; Lecturer, College of Arts,
Science & Technology 1977-81; Project
Supervisor & Design Engineer, Y.P. Seaton
& Associates 1981-82; Consulting Engineer,
ADeB Consultants Ltd. 1982-87; Managing
Director, Edames Engineering Services Ltd.
1987-88. Denomination: Anglican.
Interests: Music, Sports. Address:
(business) 9 Musgrave Avenue, Kingston 10;
Tel. 927-6300; 927-6229; (residence) 23
Norwood Avenue, Kingston 5.
John, F.C.A. (Jamaica, England and
Wales), Chartered Accountant. Partner in
charge of Montego Bay office, KPMG Peat,
Marwick, since 1988. Born: Pinner,
Middlesex, England, June 5, 1935, son of
Alan Atkinson, Bank Manager, and Margaret
Atkinson, Teacher (both decd). Educated:
Merchant Taylors School. Career:
Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. 1961-78
(Partner, 1964-78); Tax Practice in Florida
1983-88; Rejoined KPMG Peat Marwick in 1988
as Partner in charge of Montego Bay office.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Nancy Holle Purcell, May 11, 1991; 1 son,
2 daughters (by previous marriage). Interests:
Sailing, Golf. Clubs: Montego Bay
Yacht, Royal Jamaica Yacht, Jamaica, Liguanea,
Half Moon. Address: 17 Dome Street,
Montego Bay, St James. Tel. 952-2336.
Prof. Fitzroy Richard, P.V.C., M.A.,
Dip.Ed., Ph.D. University Teacher and Administrator.
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of the West
Indies since 1972. Organizations: Chairman,
Academic Board, Board for Higher Degrees,
Mona, Caribbean Examinations Council, Museum
Advisory Board, Institute of Jamaica. Member,
Council of the Institute of Jamaica, Teachers
Services Commission. Born: Castries,
St. Lucia, son of the late Frank Augier
and Lucie Augier. Educated: Castries
Roman Catholic Boys School; St. Marys
College (Castries); St. Andrews &
University of London. Career: Royal
Air Force 1942-46; Junior Research Fellow,
ISER, University of the West
Indies 1954-65; Lecturer, Department of
History 1955 -65; Dean, Faculty of General
Studies 1967 -72; Acting Principal, Cave
Hill Campus 1970; Senior Lecturer, Department
of History, U.W.I., since 1965. Publications:
The Making of the West Indies, Longmans
Gordon, Hall, Record; Sources of West
Indian History, Longmans 1962; The
Rastafarian Movement in Kingston, Jamaica,
1960. Denomination: Roman Catholic.
Married: Leila Gibbs, 1959; 2 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Gardening.
Address: (business) Department of
History, University of the West Indies,
Mona, Kingston 7; Tel. 927-1922; (residence)
28 College Common, Kingston 7.