Boards & Committees

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Health

Council for Professions Allied with Medicine
The council’s functions are:  

  • To register practitioners in accordance with the Health Practice Law (2005 Revision);
  • To regulate the professional conduct and discipline of registered practitioners;
  • To regulate the training requirements of registered practitioners in the Islands;
  • To have the general function of promoting high standards of professional conduct and performance of registered practitioners; and
  • To have such other duties and powers as are set out in the following provisions of this Law.

 Members:


Dr. Eugene Foley

Dr. Clement Von Kirchenheim

Mr. Stephen Duval

Ms. Helen Cronier

Ms. Dorothy Scott

 

CINICO Board of Directors


Dr. Scott Cummings

Mr. Seamus Tirvan

Mr. Godfrey McLean

Dr. Ruthlyn Pomares

Mr. Armando Ebanks

Mr. Carl Brown

Mrs. Darlee Ebanks

Ms. Jennifer Ahearn

 

Health Appeals Tribunal
The tribunal hears appeals from decisions of the health commissions and the councils as per the Health Practice Law (2005 Revision).

Members:
(Appointed 1 July 2006 – 30th June 2008)

Mrs. Eileen Nervik - Chair

Professor Owen Morgan – Deputy Chair

Mr. Nicholas Johnson

Health Insurance Commission
The functions of the Commission are:

  • To manage the segregated insurance fund established under section 8 if the Health Insurance Commission Law, 2003;
  • To advise the Minister generally on any matters relating to health insurance including advice on the premium rates charge by approved insurers;
  • To monitor the conduct of approved insurers in order to ensure they are conforming with the requirements of the Health Insurance Law (2003 Revision) and regulations made there under;
  • To provide such information relating to the exercise of its functions as the Minister may require.
  • To give effect to any directions given by the Minister under section 10 of the Health Insurance Commission Law
  • To perform any other functions as may be prescribed by the regulations or any other Law.

Members:


Mrs. Theresa Pitcairn

Mrs. Jennifer Ahearn

Dr. Gerald Smith

Mr. Mervyn Conolly

Mr. Lonny Tibbetts

Dr. Louis Cona

Ms. Letitia Solomon

Richard Harris

Mr. Jennison Nunez

Health Practice Commission
Its functions are:

  • advising the Minister on policy relating to health practice in the Cayman Islands including determining the types of health professions which should be permitted in the Islands;
  • providing guidance to the Councils and monitoring  their performance in order to ensure consistency in their practices; 
  • advising the Director of Planning on applications for the development of health care facilities;
  • the certification and inspection of health care facilities; and
  • such other purposes provided in the Health Practice Law (2005 Revision) or as the Governor may, from time to time, determine.

Members:

 


Dr. Stephenson Tomlinson

Dr. Tamer Tadros

Ms. Vicki Ellis

Mr. Emerson Piercy

Ms. Rebecca Smith

Health Services Authority Board of Directors

The board of directors is responsible for the policy and general administration of the affairs and business of the Health Services Authority as well as the financial performance of the Authority. It is also responsible for appointing the Chief Executive Officer. As such the board of directors must ensure that the Authority delivers the outputs specified in the purchase agreement prepared in accordance with section 26 of the Health Services Authority Law (2005 Revision); and achieves the ownership performance specified in the ownership agreement prepared in accordance with section 27 of the Health Services Authority Law (2005 Revision).

In addition, the Board determines:

  • the executive, management and administrative structure of the Authority for the necessary and proper discharge of the duties and functions of the Authority including, without limitation, the delegation of functions to directors, employees and sub-committees of the Board.
  • the professional qualifications and requirements of the employees of the HSA and persons under contracts for services with the HSA;
  • the terms and conditions of employment and contracts for services;
  • the medical staff structure relating to registered doctors, dentists and such other health practitioners, and the professional qualifications, eligibility criteria, accreditation requirements and procedures, clinical privileges and disciplinary procedures for such practitioners who are not employees of, or under contract of services with the HSA; and
  • disciplinary procedures for employees.

Members:

Mr. Canover Watson


Mr. Peter Young

Ms. Wanda Ebanks

Mr. Tommy Ebanks

Ms. Racquel Solomon

Mr. Ryan Walrond

Ms. Nina Ebanks

 

Hospital Complaints Committee

 

Medical and Dental Council
The council’s functions are:  

  • To register practitioners in accordance with the Health Practice Law (2005 Revision);
  • To regulate the professional conduct and discipline of registered practitioners;
  • To regulate the training requirements of registered practitioners in the Islands;
  • To have the general function of promoting high standards of professional conduct and performance of registered practitioners; and
  • To have such other duties and powers as are set out in the following provisions of this Law. 

Members:
Dr. Joseph Marzouca

Dr. Gerald Smith

Dr. Kantamneni Vivek

Dr. Sarah De Alvis

Clyde Allen

Dr. David Godfrey-co-opt member

Dr. Howard Ironstone-co-opt member

Nursing and Midwifery Council
The council’s functions are:  

  • To register practitioners in accordance with the Health Practice Law (2005 revision);
  • To regulate the professional conduct and discipline of registered practitioners;
  • To regulate the training requirements of registered practitioners in the Islands;
  • To have the general function of promoting high standards of professional conduct and performance of registered practitioners; and
  • To have such other duties and powers as are set out in the following provisions of this Law.

Members:


Mrs. Hyacinth Rose

Ms. Andria Dilbert

Ms. Abigail Parchment

Ms. Donna Pryce

Mr. Noel Webb

 

 

National Drug Council
The National Drug Council is an independent statutory body that promotes the co-ordination of anti-drug measures in the Cayman Islands.

According to the National Drug Council Law (2003 Revision), the functions of the council are: 

  • To formulate policies and develop programmes intended to prevent or reduce drug abuse and to promote and encourage the implementation of such policies and programmes;
  • To promote and encourage the establishment of a system to co-ordinate the treatment and rehabilitation of drug abusers and the care of persons associated with drug abusers; and
  • To give advice on the licensing and operation of premises used in connection with the treatment and rehabilitation of drug users;
  • To advise the Minister, and such persons, groups, organisations or bodies as request it to do so, on policies and programmes related to the prevention of drug abuse, the treatment and rehabilitation of drug abusers and the care of connected persons;
  • To educate the public, and in particular the young, on the dangers of drug abuse, and to publicise those dangers;
  • To promoted and encourage the award of scholarships, and to award scholarships or other financial assistance, to persons wishing to pursue courses in basic or advanced training in matters related to drug abuse;
  • To initiate, sponsor and support conferences, seminars and meeting related to drug abuse; 
  • To initiate, support and publish studies, reports and other documentation on drug abuse;
  • To establish, maintain and operate information systems and facilities, and to encourage and support the exchange of information of all kinds in respect of policies, programmes and research, related to drug abuse;
  • To establish and operate treatment centres;
  • To keep under review the situation in the Islands with respect to drugs which are being, or appear to the Council likely to be, abused and of which the abuse is having, or appears to the Council to be capable of having effects, and to give to the Minister, where either the Minister so requests or the Council considers it expedient to do so, advice on measures which in the opinion of the Council ought to be taken for restricting the availability of such drugs or supervising the arrangements for their supply;
  • To conduct research into, and develop and maintain a database of information on drug abuse in the Islands; and
  • To advise the Minister on matters of law reform relating to the misuse of drugs.

Members:


Mrs. Dorothy Crumbley, Chairman

Mr. Rayle Roberts, Vice-Chairman

Ms. Margaret Ramsay-Hale

Dr. Mark Lockhart

Mr. Mark C. Campbell

Mrs. Theresa Echenique-Bowen

Ricardo Forbes

Mark Tibbetts

Chief Officer, Ministry of Health, Environment, Youth, Sports and Culture, Ex-Officio

Chief Officer, Ministry of Community Affairs and Housing, Ex-Officio

Chief Officer, Ministry of Education, Training and Employment, Ex-Officio

Minister of Finance or his representative, Ex-Officio

Commissioner of Police or his representative, Ex-Officio

National Drug Council Coordinator, Ex-Officio

 

 

Pharmacy Council

The council’s functions are:  

  • To register practitioners in accordance with the Health Practice Law (2005 Revision);
  • To regulate the professional conduct and discipline of registered practitioners;
  • To regulate the training requirements of registered practitioners in the Islands;
  • To have the general function of promoting high standards of professional conduct and performance of registered practitioners; and
  • To have such other duties and powers as are set out in the following provisions of this Law.

Members:


Mr. David Pellow

Mr. Donald McLean

Ms. Samantha Conolly

Mr. Colin Metford

Mr. Hewiston Watler

 

 

Environment

Marine Conservation Board
Functions of the board are:

  • the general administration of the Marine Conservation Law;
  • the control of fisheries officers;
  • the issue of licences under the Law; and
  • the collection of fees payable under this Law and the accounting therefore to the Treasury. 

Members:

 


Mr. Don Foster

Mr. Darvy Ebanks

Capt. Charles (Chucky) Ebanks

Mr. Kenny Ryan

Mr. Bruce Eldemire

Mr. Bernard Watson

Capt. Andrew Pierson

Capt. Bryan Ebanks

Mr. Richard Flowers

 

 

Youth & Sports

National Sports Council

Not functioning at present.

 

National Youth Commission


Mrs. Jenny Manderson

Mr. Richard Christian

Mr. Darren Dixon

Ms. Cindy Adam

Ms. Sherina Christie

Pastor Felix Manzanares

Ms. Dorothy Scott

Ms. Sharon Martin

Rev. Donovan Myers

Mrs. Claudia Brady

Mr. Patrick Beersingh

Mr. James Myles

Ms. Katherine Whittaker

Mr. Luigi Moxam

Ms. Laurel Ryan

Mr. Lennon Christian

Mr. Daryl Rankine

Mrs. Joan West-Dacres

Mr. Joel Francis

Ms. Janett Flynn

Ms. Debbie Ann Whittaker

 

Culture

Cayman National Cultural Foundation Board

 Mr. Martyn Bould


Ms. Mary Rodrigues

Mr. Nick Holland

Mr. Morgan DaCosta

Ms. Helen Harquail

Mrs. Deanna Lookloy

Ms. Lorna Reid

Ms. Liz Scholefield

Henry Muttoo –Ex-Officio

Marcia Muttoo –EX Officio

  

Museum Board of Control & Trustees

Mr. Harris McCoy


Ms. Anita Ebanks

Mr. Taron Jackman

Mrs. Eziethamae Bodden

Ms. Patsy Ann Jackson

Mr. Omar McLean

Mr. Simon Palmer

Mrs. Berna Thompson-Cummins

Mr. William Forsythe

Capt. Paul Hurlston

Mr. Linton Tibbetts

Mrs. Angela Martins

Mr. Joel Francis

  

National Gallery & Art Institute Board/National Gallery Management Board & Trustees

Board members duties are:

  • To organise and maintain permanent and temporary public exhibitions of works of art;
  • To collect and preserve significant works of art for public exhibition;
  • To facilitate the public exhibition of works of art or collections of works of art loaned by persons or bodies for that purpose;
  • To present, or facilitate the presentation by others, of programmes of instructions in the visual arts;
  • To lend works of art in the national collection to other art galleries for the purpose of promoting the culture of the islands abroad;
  • To encourage the evolution and the enjoyment of the visual arts in the islands;
  • To promote the appreciation of and interpretation of the visual arts in the Islands as an integral component of education;
  • To foster and encourage research in the visual arts;
  • To provide facilities for the curation and restoration of works of art; and
  • To perform such other functions as may be necessary to direct, manage and control the National Gallery and to fulfill its purposes specified in Section 4.

Members:

 


Mr. Henry Hartford

Mr. Desmond Kinch

Mr. Arthur Dzaghgouni

Ms. Monique Jackson

Ms. Samantha Basdeo

Mr. Martyn Bould

Mr. Carl Brown

Ms. Sara Collins

Mrs. Ariane Dart

Mr. John Doak

Mrs. Lisa Flowers

Mr. Hugh Hart

Mr. John Hurlstone

Mrs. Susan Olde

Mr. Linton Tibbetts

Mr. Andreas Ugland

Mr. Joel Francis

Mrs. Natalie Coleman

Honorary Members

Mr. Naul Bodden

Mr. Truman Bodden

Mrs. Carol Owen

Mr. Bendel Hyde

 

Trustees of land belonging to the NGCI, Assigned in 1999: Carol Owen; Carson Ebanks; Helen Harquail

 

National Trust Council

 


Carla Reid

Tessa Bodden

Gary Redfern

Lois Bumenthal

Simon Barwick

Tommie Bodden

Andrea Bothwell

Patricia Bradley

Clarence “King” Flowers

Jennifer Hunter

Peter Milburn

Janet Walker

Estelle Stilling

Debbi Truchan

Suzan Merren

Alice Mae Coe

Debra Naused