Cabinet approves appointment of members of several boards

DPI, GUYANA, Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Thursday last announced that approval has been granted for the appointment of representatives to sit on several boards and the University of Guyana (UG) Council.

The Directors of these boards will serve for a period of one year commencing from March 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019.

The UG Council members are as follows:

  • Chancellor, Professor Nigel Harris
  • Vice Chancellor, Professor Ivelaw Griffith
  • UG Academic Board, Jacqueline Murray
  • Committee of Deans, Dr. Paulette Bynoe, AA
  • President, UGSS, Norwell Hinds
  • President, UGSSA, Dr. Jewel Thomas
  • Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Vibert Welch
  • Budget Director, Ministry of Finance, Sonya Roopnauth
  • APNU/AFC Representative, Vincent Alexander
  • Representative, Parliamentary Opposition
  • Women’s Interest, Jasmin Harris
  • Farmer’s Interest, Patrick De Groot
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Interest, Marian Andrew
  • Business Interest, Allison Butters-Grant
  • Guyana Trade Union Congress, Ivor English
  • Representative, Guild of Graduates
  • Lawyer’s Association, Timothy Jonas
  • Medical Council of Guyana, Dr. Navindranauth Rambaran
  • Marissa Seepersaud

The Chancellor’s Nominees are as follows:

  • Major General Joe Singh (Rtd)
  • Myrna Bernard
  • Registrar, Dr. Nigel Gravesande
  • Nominee, Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
  • Nominee, University of the West Indies

Members of the National Tripartite Committee are as follows:

  • Chairperson, Minister of Social Protection, Hon. Amna Ally
  • Minister within the Ministry of Social Protection with responsibility for Labour, Hon. Keith Scott
  • Mabiola Howard
  • Charles Ogle
  • Holly Greaves
  • Coretta McDonald
  • Norris Whitter
  • Leslie Gonsalves
  • Samuel Goolsarran
  • Jairam Petam
  • Taajnauth Jadunauth
  • Bal Persaud
  • Faye Smartt-Scott
  • Bibi Ramchan
  • Carvil Duncan
  • Seepaul Narine
  • Dawchan Nagasar
  • Secretary, Karen VanSluytman- Corbin

Sugar Welfare Fund Committee members are as follows:

  • Chairman, Alan Munroe
  • Charles Ogle
  • Paul Bhim
  • Deodat James-Sukhu
  • Lincoln Lewis
  • Dawchan Nagasar
  • Harvey Tambron
  • Curbette Victorine

Members of the National Advisory Council on Occupational Health and Safety are as follows:

  • Chairman, Earl Morris
  • Patricia Woolford
  • Julian Amsterdam
  • Donnette Richie
  • Andrew Holder
  • Pancham Singh
  • Jeffrey Walcott
  • Marguerite Hoyte
  • Wendell Alleyne
  • Sherry Ferrell
  • Morris Solomon
  • Shailendra Rai
  • Representative, Guyana Association of Professional Engineers
  • Representative, Gold and Diamond Miners Association
  • Representative, Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana
  • Two Representatives, Ministry of Social Protection (Labour, Occupational Safety and Health Department)
  • Secretary, Maxine Bess


By: Stacy Carmichael


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