Custodes

The Hon. Marcia Bennett, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of St. Thomas

 

Date of Appointment: July 1, 2004

Date of Installation: July 8, 2004

Place of Birth: St. Catherine, Jamaica.

 

Education:

  • University of Delaware Finance and Accounting College
  • College of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST), now University of Technology (UTech) – Jamaica
  • McFarlane Commercial College
  • Excelsior High School

 

Professional Life:

  • Owner and Chief Executive Officer – Whispering Bamboo Cove Resorts Ltd.
  • Executive Director, General Manager Jamaica Exporters Association
  • Manager, Morant Bay Beverages Limited
  • Executive Officer, Road and Works Department, Ministry of Local Government
  • Administrative Officer, Planning and Development Department, Ministry of Local Government

 

Community Involvement:

  • Member, Management Committee – The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence
  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
  • Member – St. Thomas Lions Club
  • Past President – St. Thomas Lions Club
  • Director – Diabetic Association (St. Thomas)
  • Board Member – Paul Bogle Vocational Institute
  • Executive Member – Thomas Business Community

 

Awards/Recognition:

  • Order of Distinction 

 

Family Life:

  • Custos Bennett has two children.

 

 

The Hon. Dr. David Stair, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of Hanover

 

Date of Appointment: September 15, 2008

Date of Installation:  May 7, 2009

Place of Birth: Hanover, Jamaica.

 

Education:

  • The University of the West Indies, Mona – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Degree
  • The University of the West Indies, Mona – Bachelor of Science in Natural Science
  • Wolmer’s Boys School

 

Professional Life:

  • Medical Officer – Sandy Bay Health Centre
  • Private General Medical Practitioner – Hanover, Kingston
  • Staff Doctor – The University Hospital of the West Indies
  • Staff Doctor – The University of the West Indies Health Centre

 

Community Involvement:

  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Hanover Parish Health Committee
  • Vice Chairman – Hanover Parish Library Committee
  • Member – Board of the Hanover Mediation Centre (Trained Mediator)
  • Member – Hanover Police Civic Committee
  • Member – Friends of Noel Holmes Hospital

 

Other Professional Affiliation:

  • Member – Medical Association of Jamaica
  • Member – Western Medical Association of Jamaica
  • Member – Association of General Practitioners of Jamaica
  • Registered Medical Practitioner – The General Medical Council, United Kingdom

 

Awards/Recognition:

  • Order of Distinction 

 

Family Life:

  • Custos Stair is married to Angela Stair.

 

 

The Hon. Steadman Fuller, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of Kingston

 

Date of Appointment: January 1, 2010

Date of Installation:  February 25, 2010

Place of Birth: St. Catherine, Jamaica.

 

Education:

  • University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom – Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB Hons)
  • Mico Teacher’s College (now Mico University College) – Teacher Training
  • Buxton College

 

Professional Life:

  • Chairman and Managing Director – Kingston Bookshop
  • Property developer and farmer
  • Teacher

 

Community Involvement:

  • Advisory Board Member – Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence
  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
  • Chairman and Co-Founder – Kingston and St. Andrew Development & Homecoming Foundation Limited
  • Kingston Bookshop’s Community Outreach Programmes
  • Board Chairman – Tulloch Primary School, St Catherine and Mona High School, St. Andrew.

 

Awards/Recognition:

  • Order of Distinction 

 

Family Life:

  • Married to Sonia Fuller. The union has produced four children.

 

 

The Hon. Hugh Gentles, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of Trelawny 

 

Date of Appointment: February 16, 2021

Date of Installation:  June 18, 2021

Place of Birth: Ulster Spring, Trelawny, Jamaica.

 

Education:

  • York University, Toronto, Canada – Bachelor of Arts Degree in History
  • DeCarteret College

 

Professional Life:

  • Owner/Manager of Glastonbury Farm since 1983
  • Founder/Manager of Glastonbury Purveyor Company Ltd. since 1983
  • Board Member – Sugar Company of Jamaica
  • Founding Member and Current Chairman – Potato & Onion Producers Association of Jamaica. Ltd.

  

Community Involvement:

  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
  • Established and execute Care Programmes for senior citizens, shut-ins and mental health patients
  • Established and execute Tuition Assistance Programme in the Parish
  • Provide support for Persons with Mental Illnesses
  • Provide Community Outreach Support for Public Institutions; Schools, churches, clubs etc.

 

Awards/Recognition:

  • Order of Distinction

 

Family Life:

  • Married to Carol Gentles. The union has produced three children.

 

The Hon. William L. Shagoury, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of Clarendon

 

Date of Appointment: August 1, 2011

Date of Installation Date:  September 7, 2011

Place of Birth: St. Andrew, Jamaica.

 

Education:

  • College of Arts Science and Technology (CAST) – Business Administration and Cost Accounting
  • Campion College

 

Professional Life:

  • Managing Director – Shagoury’s Hardware & Supplies Ltd., Bill’s Gas & Appliances Ltd., Sha-Gore Aggregates Ltd., Costal Gases Ltd., and Middlesex Construction & Equipment Co. Ltd.

 

Community Involvement:

  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
  • Member – Kiwanis Club of May Pen
  • Benefactor to:
    • Lions Club Health Centre, May Pen
    • May Pen Police Station
    • May Pen Fire Department
    • Rural Agricultural Development Authority
    • Food for the Poor
  • Board Member, Christel House, Jamaica
  • Chairman, School Board 

 

Awards/Recognition:

  • Order of Distinction

 

Family Life:

  • Married to Jill Shagoury. The union has produced two children.

 

 

The Hon. Lincoln Thaxter, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of Portland

 

Date of Appointment: September 9, 2013

Date of Installation:  October 10, 2013

Place of Birth:

  • Portland, Jamaica.

 

Education:

  • The University of the West Indies, Mona -Master of Education Degree
  • The University of the West Indies, Mona – Bachelor of Education Degree
  • Institute of Management & Production, Kingston – Diploma in Human Resources Management
  • The University of the West Indies, Mona – Diploma in Education
  • Titchfield High School

 

Professional Life:

  • Project Coordinator, Ministry of Education: Uniformed Groups in Schools
  • Principal – Calabar High School
  • Principal – Titchfield High School
  • Principal – Old Harbour High School
  • Teacher – Port Antonio Secondary School

 

Community Involvement:

  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
  • Chairperson – Parish Poppy Appeal Committee
  • Member – Remembrance Day Planning Committee
  • Member – Portland Bee Farmers Association
  • Member – Parish Road Safety Committee
  • Member – Parish Disaster Committee
  • Involvement in Uniformed Groups Organizations – Patrol Leader Fellowship Primary Scout Troop
  • Member – Jamaica Combined Cadet Force

 

Other Professional Affiliation:

  • Secretary, East Portland Principals Association
  • President, Jamaica Teachers Association, Port Antonio District Association

 

Family Life:

Married to Dorrett. The union has produced one child.

 

 

The Hon. Mrs. Norma Walters, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of  St. Ann

 

Date of Appointment: December 13, 2013

Date of Installation:  March 13, 2014

Place of Birth: St. Andrew, Jamaica.

 

Education:

  • The University of the West Indies, Mona – Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and History
  • Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Ottawa – Human Resource Training in Classification & Compensation
  • InterContinental Hotels Corporation, Columbia – Human Resource Training in Personnel Management
  • Andrew High School for Girls

 

Professional Life:

  • Director – R. O. Walters & Associates Limited
  • Regional Director – Tourism Product Development Company, Ocho Rios Resort Area
  • Administrative Officer – Ministry of Finance & the Public Service

 

Community Involvement:

  • Member:
    • National Advisory Committee – Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence
    • Seville Heritage Park Management Advisory Committee – Jamaica National

Heritage Trust

  • Director- First Regional Co-op Credit Union Ltd.
  • MICO C.A.R.E. Management Advisory Board, St. Ann’s Bay
  • Friends of the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital
  • Chairman:
    • Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
    • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
    • (Founding) St. Ann Homecoming & Heritage Committee/Foundation,
  • Ann Civic Affairs & Community Development Committee, St. Ann Municipal Corporation
  • Regional Advisory Board, National Council on Technical, Vocational, Education and Training- HEART Trust-NTA, St. Ann
  • (Founding), Jamaica Cancer Society, St. Ann/St. Mary Branch

 

Awards/Recognition:

 

  • Order of Distinction (Officer Class)
  • The Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation for Community Service in 2003
  • The Citizen’s Award by the St. Ann Chamber of Commerce in 1997

 

Family Life:

Married to Radcliff Walters. The union has produced two children.

 

 

The Hon. Beryl Rochester, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of  St. Elizabeth

 

Date of Appointment: February 10, 2014

Date of Installation:  May 27, 2014

Place of Birth:  St. Elizabeth, Jamaica.

 

Education:

  • The American Management Association
  • University of New Orleans
  • Elizabeth Technical High School

 

Professional Life:

  • Financial Controller, Alumina Partners of Jamaica (ALPART)
  • Kaiser Bauxite Company
  • Jamalco

 

Community Involvement:

  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
  • President – Friends for the Junction Women’s Centre
  • Board Member – Southern Regional Health Authority
  • Chairman – Black River Hospital Board
  • Chairman – St. Elizabeth Care Committee
  • Secretary – Self-Help Committee, Southwest TVET Institute and the Junction Health Centre.

 

Awards/Recognition:

  • Order of Distinction
  • Governor- General’s Achievement Award (GGAA)

 

The Hon. Icylin Golding, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of  St. Catherine

 

Date of Appointment: September 24, 2021

Date of Installation:  November 23, 2021

Place of Birth: St. Catherine, Jamaica

 

Education:

  • Jamaica School of Commerce
  • Jamaica Institute of Business
  • Jamaica Employer’s Federation
  • St. Catherine High School

 

Professional Life:

  • St. Dorothy’s Peoples Co-Operative Bank
  • The Asbestos Factory
  • Master Blend Feeds

 

Community Involvement:

  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Member – Police Lock-up Committee
  • Old Harbour Zone Cultural Committee
  • St. Catherine Chapter of the JCDC Festival Queen Competition
  • Optimist Club of Old Harbour
  • The Old Harbour Chamber of Commerce
  • Boards of Several Preparatory, Primary, and High Schools in the Parish.

 

Awards/Recognition:

  • Order of Distinction
  • Jamaica Gasoline Retailer’s Association (JGRA) President’s Cup

 

Family Life:

  • Married to Douglas Golding (Sr.). The union has produced three children.

 

 

The Hon. Dr. Patricia Marshall Dunwell CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of St. Andrew

 

Date of Appointment: June 30, 2016

Date of Installation:  August 18, 2016

Place of Birth: St. Ann, Jamaica.

 

Education:

  • University of Wales – Postgraduate Studies in Dermatological Sciences, DDS, MSc.
  • The University of the West Indies, Mona – Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB, BS) Degree
  • Carvalhos High School 

 

Professional Life:

  • Owner and Director – Musgrave Medical Centre
  • Dermatologist and Dermatologic Surgeon
  • Medical Researcher

 

Community Involvement:

  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
  • Chairman – The Stony Hill Community Training Centre for Girls
  • Chairman – The Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities
  • Board Director – The Stella Maris Foundation
  • Co-Chair – The Kingston and St Andrew Homecoming Development Foundation
  • President – The Catholic Women’s League

 

Other Professional Affiliations:

  • Member – The American Academy of Dermatology
  • Fellow – The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Member – The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member -The Caribbean Dermatology Association
  • Member – The Medical Association of Jamaica
  • Member – The International Society of Dermatology
  • Member – The International Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member – The Dermatology Association of Jamaica

 

Awards/Recognition:

  • Order of Distinction
  • University of the West Indies Award of Excellence for Pioneering Services in Dermatology

 

Family Life:

  • Married to Stanley Dunwell. The union has produced two children.

 

 

 

Bishop the Hon. Conrad Pitkin, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of St. James

 

Date of Appointment: January 29, 2018

Date of Installation:  April 5, 2018

Place of Birth: Morant Bay, St. Thomas, Jamaica.

 

Education:

  • Global University, Springfield, Missouri, U.S.A – MA, Ministerial Studies
  • Caribbean School of Theology – Bachelor of Theology
  • Assemblies of God Institute of Theology – Associate Degree in Theology

 

Professional Life:

  • Senior Pastor – Faith Temple Assembly of God
  • Chairman – Caribbean Executive Assemblies of God Fellowship.
  • Member – World Fellowship of the Assemblies of God
  • First Presiding Bishop – Assemblies of God

 

Other Professional Affiliations:

  • Honour Society Delta Epsilon Tau; Global University, Missouri Chapter U.S.A.

 

Community Involvement:

  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Western Board for the Errol Rattray Evangelistic Association
  • Member – Board of Directors for the National Religious Media Commission (Owners of Love FM & Love TV)
  • Executive Member – The Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches.
  • Immediate Past President – The Jamaica Association of Full Gospel Churches
  • President – The National Religious Liberty Association
  • Member – The Board of Directors Housing Agency
  • Chairman – The Board of Directors, Teachers’ Service Commission
  • Member – International Conference of Police Chaplains
  • Member – The Committee for the Planning of National Church Service
  • Marriage Officer and Marriage Counsellor

 

Awards/Recognition:

  • Order of Distinction

 

Family Life:

Married to Deverly Pitkin. The union has produced five children.

 

The Hon. Garfield Green, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of Manchester

 

Date of Appointment: June 24, 2019

Date of Installation: August 29, 2019

Place of Birth: St. Elizabeth, Jamaica.

 

Education:

  • Florida International University – Master of Science in Engineering Management
  • College of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST) – Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (BEng)
  • CAST – Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Knox Community College – Certificate in Pre-Engineering
  • Munro College

 

Professional Life:

  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Founder and Group Chairman EPAMS Group of Companies
  • Former Vice-President, The Jamaica Institute of Engineers
  • Has engineering work experience in the Bauxite and Food & Beverage Industries

 

Community Involvement:

  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
  • Community Mediator

 

Awards/Recognition:

  • Order of Distinction

 

Family Life:

  • Married to Alecia Green. The union has produced two children.

 

 

 

The Very Rev. Canon the Honourable Hartley Perrin, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of Westmoreland

Date of Appointment: October 1, 2012

Date of Installation:  November 29, 2012

Place of Birth: Westmoreland, Jamaica.

 

Education:

  • University of the West Indies, Mona
  • United Theological College of the West Indies
  • Manning’s School

 

Professional Life:

  • Anglican Priest
  • Installed as Cannon of the Cathedral, 2008
  • Rector of the Petersfield /Darliston Cure
  • Rural Dean for the parish of Westmoreland (1996 to 2016)
  • Curate for the St. Mary’s Church, Molynes Road, Kingston

 

Community Involvement:

  • Advisory Board – Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence
  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
  • Board Chairman – Clifton Boys Home
  • Board Member – Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings
  • Member – Westmoreland Parish Health Committee
  • Member – Lions Club of Savanna-la-Mar

 

Family Life:

  • Married to Sophia Lorriane Perrin and has one child.

 

Awards/Recognition:

  • Order of Distinction
  • Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation for Community Service, 2013

 

 

 

The Honourable Errol Johnson, CD – Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of  St. Mary

 

Date of Appointment: June 23, 2015

Date of Installation:  August 20, 2015

Place of Birth: St. Mary, Jamaica

 

Education:

  • The University of the West Indies, Mona – Master of Education (Psychology)
  • University of Rajasthan (Maharajas College), Jaipur – Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • The University of the West Indies, Mona – Diploma in Education
  • Clarendon College

 

Professional Life:

  • Principal, Vice-Principal – St. Mary High School
  • Principal Horace Clarke High
  • Educator

 

Community Involvement:

  • Chairman -The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Parish Committee
  • Chairman – Road Safety Parish Committee
  • Jamaica Combined Cadet Force:
    • Brigadier, in November 2019
    • Commandant, in August 2016
    • Deputy Commandant (Second in Command)
    • Commissioned as Second Lieutenant (2/LT)
  • Board Member – Housing Agency of Jamaica
  • Committee Member, of the following Committees:
    • Jamaica Legion Poppy Appeal Committee
    • Jamaica Library Service
    • Eastern Secondary Schools Sports Association
    • Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association
    • Jamaica Association of Principals of Secondary Schools
    • National Bioethics Committee of Jamaica

 

Awards/Recognition:

  • Order of Distinction
  • Badge of Honour (Meritorious Service) BH(M)
  • Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation (Service to Education) 

 

Family Life:

  • Married to Loris Johnson. The union has produced two children.