Back row: (l-r) Ms. Sylvia Lalla, President (Ag.) NIHERST, Member (ex officio); Dr. Fasil Muddeen, Member; Ms. Gillian Pollidore, Member;
Mr. Barry Parasram, Member; Ms. Angela Hordatt, Member; Ms. Diane Jebodhsingh, Member; Mr. Garvin Warwick, Member and
Mrs. Giselle Dinzey, Registrar (Ag.), NIHERST.

Front row: (l-r) Mr. Kyle Jackman, Member; Dr. Rhonda Jaipaul-O’Garro, Member; Prof. Emeritus Winston Mellowes, Chairman;
Mrs. Cavelle Joseph, Member and Dr. Ruel Ellis, Member.

Board Members not pictured: Mr. Kurleigh Prescod and Mr. Shakka Subero.

On Wednesday 16th August 2017, the NIHERST Board of Governors was installed at a simple ceremony at the Ministry of Education, #5 St Vincent Street. Board members received their instruments of Appointment from The Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education

The new board comprises:

  • Prof. Winston MellowesChairman
  • Ms. Angela HordattMember
  • Dr. Rhonda Jaipaul-O’GarroMember
  • Dr. Fasil MuddeenMember
  • Ms. Diane JebodhsinghMember
  • Mr. Kurleigh PrescodMember
  • Mr. Kyle JackmanMember
  • Ms. Cavelle JosephMember
  • Ms. Gillian PollidoreMember
  • Mr. Garvin WarwickMember
  • Dr. Ruel EllisMember
  • Mr. Shakka SuberoMember
  • Mr. Barry ParasramMember
  • Ms. Sylvia LallaMember ex officio

The NIHERST Act stipulates that NIHERST is to be managed by a Board of Governors appointed by the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and that there should be 14 members with the NIHERST President being ex officio member.