Board of Management
Mr. Howard Mitchell is a retired lawyer, mining consultant and Immediate Past President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ). He has been involved in public service for decades, having served on numerous statutory boards a cross range of government ministries, including the National Housing Trust (NHT), as well as co-founder of Sports Development Foundation (SDF), which was the forerunner of the CHASE Fund.
Mr. Mitchell has also been very active in private enterprise as a businessman and Board Chairman of companies ranging from food to manufacturing, packaging and trading. These companies include All Jamaica Air Services (AJAS) Limited, Strategic Alignment Limited, Caribbean Flavours and Fragrances Limited and TM Traders Limited. Additionally, he is Director of Jamaica Packaging Industries Limited, SCL Limited, Prime Development Limited and House of Issa Limited.
As a philanthropist, he supported numerous charities and served as Board Member of Mustard Seed Foundation, the Issa Trust Foundation, The Union Gardens Foundation and the past Chairmanship of St. Patrick’s Foundation. His interests include fishing and politics. In 2017, he was awarded the Order of Distinction (Commander Class) for outstanding service to the business and public sectors and serves as a Justice of the Peace.
A lawyer by profession, Shane Dalling is currently the CEO of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA). He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) degree from the University of London, a Certificate in Legal Education from the Norman Manley Law School. Also, a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) degree in International Relations and Management Studies and a Certificate in Management Studies, both of which are from the University of the West Indies. Mr. Dalling has served on several boards across the public sector including Registrar General’s Department, the Jamaica Urban Transit Company, National Irrigation Commission (St. Catherine), and a former Commissioner with the Jamaica Racing Commission. Before entering the public sector, Mr. Dalling served several years in the private sector, working with two of Jamaica’s largest financial institutions- National Commercial Bank and the Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago is now known as Sagicor Bank. Additionally, he is the past director of Kiwanis Club of Spanish Town. Mr. Dalling is a member of the Lay Magistrate’s Association of Jamaica and also a member of the Jamaica Bar Association.
Mrs. Watson is an entrepreneur and former banker with over 30 years in the banking and finance sectors. She has extensive experience as a manager in the private and public sectors.
She also serves on the board of the Development Bank of Jamaica and sits on three sub-committees of that Board.
Holness has had successful tenures in the Pharmaceutical Industry with multiple and diverse markets throughout the Caribbean and Latin American region.
In addition to his numerous business ventures, from 1999-2010, Stern published a regional newspaper called News Express which reported on the news and other activities in Central Jamaica. For the past fifteen years, has organized a junior football league in North West Clarendon. He’s also an active member and contributor to the Rotary Club of Mandeville.
Mr. Stern, who is also the CEO of Property Development Company, Vim Investments Limited and has partnered with various groups to develop properties into lots and housing development mainly in Mandeville, Clarendon and St. Catherine.
Michael Stern has been involved in many philanthropic initiatives and has dedicated his time and portions of his resources in helping the indigents and has also organized many treats for children and various community based activities aimed at helping with the social and infrastructural needs of communities he served.
He holds a BA in Business Finance from Florida International University and currently serves as a Government consultant in the area of infrastructure development and communication.
He is the Managing Director of Sanitary Removal Limited a corporate hygiene company with offices in Kingston, May Pen and Discovery Bay, Jamaica.
In addition to the NHF, he also currently serves on the boards of the National Land Agency and Casino Gaming Commission.
Dr. Kamal Mars
Dr. Mars has previously served as a member of the Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association and remains active in the medical community as part of the Jamaica Urological Society, the Caribbean Urological Association and the Medical Association of Jamaica.
Mr. McNally is currently the Assistant General Manager for Compliance Management at the National Housing Trust having served as Branch Manager from 2013 – 2017. Additionally, He lectures at the Northern Caribbean University.
He also serves as the Chairman of the Lime Hall Primary School Board, President of the Community Association and Chairman of the Strata Property Management.
CONTACT OUR BOARD OF MANAGEMENT
You may communicate with the members of the Board by writing to:
Mr. Howard Mitchell
c/o National Health Fund
The Towers, 6th Floor
25 Dominica Drive
Communications may be distributed to all members of the Board or to any individual member of the Board, as appropriate, depending on the facts and circumstances. In that regard, the Board of Management advises that items that are unrelated to the duties and responsibilities of the Board should be excluded and will not be responded to. Such items include, but are not limited to:
- Junk mail and mass mailings
- Product complaints or inquiries
- New product suggestions
- Resumes and other forms of job inquiries
- Sponsorship Requests
- Business solicitations or advertisements.
- In addition, material that is unduly hostile, threatening, illegal, or otherwise unsuitable will be excluded; however, any communication that is excluded will be made available to any independent, non-employee director upon request.