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
  • Dr. Cheryl Anne-Marie BennettDeputy Chairman
  • 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
  • Mr. 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.