MISSION: The Commission which was recently established within the office of the Prime Minister is the coordinating body for all environmental matters in the Bahamas. It is intended to be the contact institute and focal point for Government Agencies and private sector institutions in The Bahamas as well as for International Organizations. The Commission is currently putting together a national strategy and action plan for sustainable development.
a. COMPOSITION: n/a
b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:
CHAIR: H. E. Mrs. Lynn Holowesko, Ambassador designate for The Environment and Chairman, The Bahamas Environment and Techonology Commission Mr. Oris Russell, Retired, served as Permanent Secretary in the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Agriculture, past President and founding member of the Bahamas National Trust Mr. Pericles Maillis, Environmental Lawyer and Deputy President, The Bahamas National Trust Mr. Gary Larson, Executive Director, The Bahamas National Trust Dr. Keva Bethel, Principal, College of the Bahamas Ms. Angela Cleare, Director of Business Development, Ministry of Tourism Dr. Donald Cooper, Director of Environmental Health Services, Department of Environmental Health Services and Ministry of Health and Environmental Mr. Kenneth Lightbourne, Director of Meteorology, Department of Meteorology , Ministry of Transport Miss. Marilyn Zoncle, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Michael Major, Deputy Director of Physical Planning, Department of Physical Planning and Ministry of Public Works Dr. Keith Campbell, Senior Veterinary Officer, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Mr. Eric Carey, Assistant Agricultural Officer, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Mr. Michael Stubbs, Climate Officer, Department of Meteorology, Ministry of Transport Mr. Earl Deveaux, Director of Agriculture Mr. Colin Higgs, Director of Fisheries Mrs. Jacqueline Murray, Under Secretary, Ministry of Education Mrs. Mavis Hanek, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health Mr. Philip Weech, Senior Hydrologist, Water and Sewerage Corporation Miss. Sally Moss, Senior Assitant Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Damian Francis, Department of Public Works