The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety (CAHFSA), a Regional institution, held its third meeting at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat from November 17-19, 2014.
The Chairman of the Board is Ms. Audine Mootoo of Trinidad and Tobago. Other members are: Dr. Helena Browne of Antigua and Barbuda, Dr. Beverley Wood of Barbados, Mr. Emir Cruz of Belize,, Mr. Ryan Anselm of Dominica, Dr. Bowen Louisan of Grenada, Dr. Dindyal Permaul of Guyana, Dr. Max Millien of Haiti, Mr. Thomas Jackson of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Auria King of Saint Lucia, Dr. Kathian Hackshaw of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Mr. Rajendrekoemar Debie of Suriname, Ms. Sheila Harvey of Jamaica, and Mr. Claude Brown of Montserrat.
The Board has been working closely with the CARICOM Secretariat in developing the rules and procedures, the administrative structure and the strategic plan of CAHFSA. The agency became operational in October 2014, with the appointment of its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Lindley Collins. His appointment was announced during Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2014 which was held in Suriname, where CAHFSA’s offices are located. (more…)