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ABRAHAMS, 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: Wolmer’s Boys’ School, St. George’s 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.

ABRAHAMS, 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.

ABRAHAMS, 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 Citizen’s 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 Seagram’s 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 Minister’s Medal. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Lucille Isabel Hudson, June 16, 1931 (dec’d.); 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.

ABRAHAMS, 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 Children’s 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 dec’d.). 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.

ADAMS, 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 dec’d.). 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.

AFFLICK, 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.

AIKEN, 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, Queen’s 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 dec’d.). 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 Queen’s School 1971-75; Principal of the Queen’s 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.

AITKEN, 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 6.

AITKEN, 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 Minister’s 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”, Jack’s Hill, Kingston 6; Tel. 977-0033.

ALBERGA, 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 General’s 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 dec’d). 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 Minister’s 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 you’ll keep living. Address: (residence) Box 65, Spaldings, Manchester; Tel. 964-2325.

ALEXANDER, 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: Wolmer’s 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.

ALEXANDER, 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.

ALEXANDER, 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 Jamaica’s 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. Awards: Machado 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.

ALEXANDER, 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 (dec’d), 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.

ALLEN, 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.

ALLEN, 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: Layman’s 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 Church’s Healing Ministry. Denomination: Baptist. Married: 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.

ALLEN, 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 (dec’d.) 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: Golf, Cricket, Dominoes. Clubs: Kiwanis of Mandeville. Motto: “Indomitable Persistence”. Address: (Business) 14 Caledonia Road, Mandeville P.O., Tel. 954-3597; (residence) 40 Bloomfield Close, Mandeville.

ALLEN, 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 Women’s Organisation of Jamaica; Member Executive Committee Jamaica Baptist Women’s Federation; Management Committee Baptist “Horizon Home”; Past Member, National Consumer’s 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 dec’d). Educated: Mannings High School; Bethlehem Teacher’s Training College; University of the West Indies. Career: Teacher 1936-53; Island Organising Secretary, Jamaica Women’s 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. Club: REACH Women’s Club. Address: (residence) 8 Durham Avenue, Kingston 6; Tel. 977-5655.

ALLEN, 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 that’s worth doing is worth doing well. Address: (business) 22-24 Duke Street, Tel. 922-2295; 922-5602; (residence) 6 Rosedale Drive, Kingston 19.

ALLEN, 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. Catherine.

ALLEYNE, 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.

AMIEL, 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 and Muriel Aileen Duval-Amiel, Nurse. Educated: St. Clair’s (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.

AMMAR, Michael Gibran, Businessman. Managing Director and Chairman Ammar and Azar Limited, Ammar and Azar (Mfg.) Ltd. since 1963, Owners and Operators of Ammar’s 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: Wolmer’s 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 6.

ANDERSON, 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 General’s 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, Kingston 8.

ANDERSON, 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 8.

ANDERSON, 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.

ANDERSON, Hope Arthurine, B.Sc., M.B., B.S.; Medical Practitioner; General Practitioner since 1983. National Women’s 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, Kingston 8.

ANDERSON, 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: Wolmer’s Girls’ School; Southern College, Tenn.; Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Mass, U.S.A. Career: Registered Nurse (U.S.A.) 1952-56; Director Seaga’s Travel Service 1961-74; Director Global Travel Service Ltd. 1974 to present. Award: Prime Minister’s 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: Let’s help each other. Address: (business) Global Travel Service Ltd., Manchester Shopping Centre, Mandeville. Tel. 962-2630/2366, (residence) 1 Battersea Road, Mandeville, Tel: 962-2294.

ANDERSON, 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 9.

ANDRADE, 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 Lincoln’s 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, Lincoln’s Inn (London). Career: Registrar General’s 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.

ANDREWS, 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. James.

ANDREWS, 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, North 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 Levy’s 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 Apartments, 17 Kingsway, Kingston 10.

ANDREWS, 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 Infant Mortality/Nutrition. Children: 1 son. Interests: Tennis, Reading. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 60 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-2365-6; (residence) 5 Cherry View, Kingston 8. Tel. 927-4731.

ANGLIN, 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 People’s 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 Teacher’s 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 People’s National Party for 25 years as Constituency Secretary, December 1984. Religion: Moravian. Married: Rhona M. Hyman, April 9, 1958; 2 daughters. Interests: Table Tennis, Volley Ball, Dominoes, Bridge, Scrabble. Address: (residence) Carmel P.O., Westmoreland.

ARIS, 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 (U.S.A.), 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. Luke’s 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.

ARNOLD, 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 dec’d). 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.

ASHENHEIM, 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 dec’d). 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. Tel: 924-1115.

ASHENHEIM, 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.

ASHENHEIM, 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 dec’d). Educated: Jamaica College, Wadham College, Oxford University. Career: Barrister-at-Law 1950; Solicitor 1956; (Both professions fused in 1972). Awards: Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation; Veteran’s 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.

ASHLEY, 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.

ATKINSON, 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 dec’d). 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.

AUGIER, 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. Mary’s College (Castries); St. Andrew’s & 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 1960 with 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.

 

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