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JA elects new board


Tuesday 15th August, 2006   Posted: 15:39 CIT   (20:39 GMT)

Volunteers embody the heart of Junior Achievement and JA Cayman Islands is pleased to announce the 2006/07 Board of Directors who volunteer their time and efforts to create a successful bridge between education and business.

Members of the 2006/07 Junior Achievement Board of Directors are as follows:
• Chairman: Ravi Kapoor, Life Agent, Derek Bogle Insurance & Associates
• Vice Chairman: Pat Randall, founding member of JA Cayman Islands

• Secretary: Lynn Smith–Moore, Director of Communications, Caribbean Publishing Company

• Treasurer: Kenneth Krys, Partner, RSM Cayman Islands

Newly Elected Board Members
Arthur Ebanks, Senior Customs Officer, H.M. Customs

Claire Lloyd Vine, Sales Executive, Microgen Financial Systems (Cayman) Limited
Dax Basdeo, Executive Director, Cayman Islands Investment Bureau

George Meggs, President, Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Central

Paul Byles, Consultant, Focus Consulting/Tower Media Group

Returning Board Members

Andrew Small, Vice President Production, Caribbean Utilities Company

Angelyn Hernandez, Partner, Quin & Hampson

Bruce John, Assistant General Manager, Scotiabank

David Reid, Chief Executive Officer, Caribbean Publishing Company

Denby Groves, Sergeant, RCIP

Dominique Chenier, Head of Business Studies, St. Ignatius Catholic High School

James Tibbetts, Independent Consultant

Juliet Osbourne, Sales Representative, Seaboard Marine

Ken Guiste, Vice President Sales & Customer Service, Cable & Wireless

Maggie Jackson, Head of Careers, John Gray High School

Novelette Ebanks, Partner, KPMG

Padraig Hoare, Consultant, RSM Cayman Islands

Sue E. Smartt, Cayman Brac Representative

Wil Pineau, Chief Executive Officer, Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce


Founded in 1919, Junior Achievement is the oldest, largest and fastest growing business and economic not–for–profit education organisation in the world. Globally the programme is growing, and through local corporate sponsorship the programme is continuing to grow in the Cayman Islands.

The Junior Achievement programme in the Cayman Islands was established in 1991 by the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Central. Major financial support is currently provided by the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Central and the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce.

Junior Achievement Cayman Islands has been giving young entreprenuers a head start into the business community, while still in high school. It serves to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, understand business and economics, and be workforce ready.

If you would like to receive further information on the programme you may contact the Junior Achievement office at 949–4306 or email

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