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St. Christopher Children's Home
P.O. Box 423, Cardin Avenue
Basseterre, St Kitts

 

Management

Management

Magaret StevensMargaret Stevens was born in the UK to Kittitian parents, and relocated back to St. Kitts in 2005. A mother of one, she enjoys a successful career in Clinical Dietetics spanning over 18 years.  She's also a co-author of the Greek Manual of Dietetics; a regular contributor to the Environmental & Social Issues Magazine for over 3 years, and a practicing Massage and Skin Care Therapist. Margaret enjoys reading, sub aqua diving and ATV's.

Kym TaylorMontserration born and UK raised, I returned to the Caribbean in 1995. Introduced to the Board of the St Christopher Children’s Home by Sebastian Mottram in 2009 and elected to Secretary, my background of Hotel Management and strong organizational and customer service skills have helped to co-ordinate the aims and needs to the Home. I am also on the Fund Raising Committee and Chairperson of the Human Resources Committee.

Shelly SpringerShelley C. Springer, MD, JD is a practicing pediatrician and neonatologist in the United States. She is also Professor of Epidemiology, University of Medicine & Health Sciences, St. Kitts. As a professional committed to improving the health and well-being of children everywhere, Dr. Springer is the founding board member of It’s For The Children Foundation, a US-based non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds to benefit St. Christopher Children’s Home, as well as other needy and well-deserving organizations.

Sonia DalyA State Registered Nurse and Midwife with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master’s Degree in Public Health. Clinical nursing experiences obtained in England and Canada.

I have served as a Community Health Nurse and Assistant Matron before assuming the role of the Director of Institutional Nursing Service.

My extracurricular activities include serving my Church community as a board member, Chairperson of the Healthcare Team and a member of the gospel choir. I am also a member of various professional and community groups.

Lu GalassoLu Galasso is a CPA, CA with over 30 years of experience. He is a Partner with an entrepreneurial group whose activities includes the manufacturing of building products, land development, real estate and construction services.

Lu is the President of the Meta Foundation, a charitable organization that benefits the developmentally disabled, and a board member and head of the fundraising committee for The St. Christopher’s Children Home.

Lu is married with two sons.

Linda Maia Hadi-WilliamsBorn in Syracuse, New York and raised in Washington, DC I attended the University of the District of Columbia where I majored in English Literature and Journalism.

I have worked at Georgetown University as office manager in the Institutional Development Department, and at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland as Director of Institutional Development. I then returned to Washington, DC with a position at the Women's Fund of Washington as Development Officer and later worked with Reverend Jessie Jackson managing his Washington, DC Rainbow Coalition office.

I relocated to New York City where much of my work was administrative in nature allowing me to devote time to working on human rights issues and volunteering. Throughout my adult life I have been politically active and I still work actively with a human rights NGO.

I have a passion for human rights and the rights of women and children. I have volunteered countless hours mentoring children in the Washington, DC and New York public school systems.

In 2012 I relocated to St. Kitts, married and am able to focus my passion of mentoring and guiding children.

Naeemah is a busy mother of two boys and her outgoing personality was showcased as a co-host of St. Kitts’ Visitor Channel for many years. She brings that same passion and dedication to working with adolescents and advocating for children’s rights.

Returning home to St Kitts after completing her first degree at York University in Toronto, she began her career volunteering at the Basseterre High School as a Project Officer managing projects such as the Symba Boys Mentoring Programme and Teen Mother Programme. Later, becoming a member of the management team at the Washington Archibald High School where she remained for 11 years, supervising programmes such as Young Leaders, Student Council, PTA, and Project Viola; and acted as guidance counselor, HFLE teacher, and proud coach and leader of several teams and projects.

Naeemah completed her MSc. in Counseling Psychology with distinction from the University of the West Indies Cave Hill in Barbados; where she gained valuable experience working as a counselor in the country’s male and female juvenile facilities. On her return home, she worked for the past three years as Deputy Director of the New Horizon Rehabilitation Centre.

Clive Bacchus

I arrived in St. Kitts and Nevis in 1998 to spend a year.  Somehow, I am still here. I am interested in helping the empowerment process and believe that clear, measurable communication can play an interesting role in that regard. I work in media and communications and I am currently the Managing Director of Federation Media Group, the owner and operator of WINN FM 98.9 and www.winnfm.com. After my early years at the Guyana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), I have worked as a freelancer for the Caribbean News Agency( CANA), The BBC Caribbean Service,The Associated Press and Voice of America. I am the immediate past president of the Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM), a former President of the Media Association of St. Kitts and Nevis and a member of the Inter Press Institute (IPI).

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Denzil Crooke has over 40 years experience in senior management position in the Caribbean having started his career as a professional insurer and was instrumental in the formation of the National Caribbean Insurance Company Ltd, the first locally owned insurance company in the Eastern Caribbean. Having worked overseas for many years, he returned to St Kitts in 2000 and took up the position of CEO of Delisle Walwyn Group of Companies until 2012 when he left to open up his own management consultancy. Denzil served as Past President of the Rotary Club of St Kitts and Past Rotary District Conference Chairman and is the Director on several Boards and serves as Chairman of the local Salvation Army Advisory Council.

Denzil is married and the father of 3 grown children and 3 grand children.

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