52-58 Woodford Street, Newtown, Port of Spain.

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Mrs. Elizabeth Crouch is an educator with forty-eight (48) years of working experience in education with twenty-eight (28) of those as working experience as Principal at both the primary and secondary levels. She is a former Principal of St Joseph Convent, POS. Mrs. Crouch was awarded the TT Public Service Medal of Merit (Gold) 2007 and the Excellence in Education Award, Ministry of Education 2012.

She is a graduate of Hollins College, USA, with a B.A (Honors) History; the UWI with a Diploma in Education and the University of Toronto, with a Masters in Education.




Dr. Martha Des Vignes, an attorney-at-law, has been an educator in higher education for 21 years. She is the current Course Director for Civil Procedure and Practice I at the Hugh Wooding Law School and a member of the Mediation Board of Trinidad and Tobago. 

Dr. Des Vignes is graduate of Nova Southeastern University, Florida and holds a Doctoral Degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. 



Mrs. Vidyawatee Lalla – Ramsammy is a former Principal of the Couva South Government Primary School, in which she served for over fifteen (15) years. She was sworn in on November 17th 2022 as a member of the Teaching Service Commission by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Mrs. Lalla-Ramsammy is the holder of a Bachelor of Education Degree, (First Class Honours) in Educational Administration and a Certificate in Education from the University of the West Indies. She has over four (4) decades of working experience in Education and also served as a Local School Board member and educational administrator. She possesses competencies in data driven decision-making in development, implementation and execution of performance-enhancing programmes.



Mrs. Claire Brathwaite-Alexander is a past Principal of Bishop's High School, Tobago and Assistant Education Coordinator, School Supervision Division of Education, Innovation & Energy. She is a graduate of The University of Western Ontario with a Masters in Education and the UWI with Post Graduate Diplomas in Education and Library Science and a B.A in English. 




Mr. Inshan Mohammed is a current Chairman and executive member of several ASJA committees. He is a former tutor of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Department of Economics.  Mr. Mohammed holds a MSc. Degree in Economics from the UWI. 


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