Mico University College Foundation of America Board of Directors

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Executive Director – Leo Chambers

B.Sc., MSc, Teacher’s Certificate (Mico College, Class of ’62)

Mr. Chambers is Chairman and President of the Mico University College Foundation of America. He holds a BSc in Chemistry from the University of the West Indies and MSc in Chemistry and Biology from Long Island University in the United States. He spent thirty-six years as a research and development professional, and as Director of Operations, Research and Development with Hoffmann-LaRoche Pharmaceutical Inc. Mr. Chambers is one of the Founders of MUCFA.

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Executive Director – Ms. Sharon Bogues Wolfe 

B.A. (Hons) University of the West Indies. M.A. Columbia University Teachers College, Teacher’s Certificate (Mico College, Class of ‘78). 

Ms. Wolfe is the Director of Alumni Affairs & Development at Mico University College. She has had a varied career in Communications, Public Relations, Education, and Administration. Shen has held positions as Manager at Columbia University, English lecturer in Japan, Director of Strategic & Program Support at the MOEY/Heart Trust/NTA Institute, and Director of Communications at the Ministry of Education & Youth.

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Executive Director - Dr. Karen Kennedy M.D.

Doctor of Medicine and graduate of the Upstate Medical School in Syracuse, NY with Family Medicine residency training at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Family Medicine in New Brunswick, NJ.  Dr. Kennedy held the position of Associate Program Director of the Brooklyn Hospital Family Medicine program in Brooklyn, NY.  She transitioned to the Trinity Health Medical Group in Grand Rapids, MI serving as Community Benefit Ministry Medical Director to oversee the organization's Federally Qualified Health Centers. Currently, Dr. Kennedy continues there as Regional Medical Director and Board Chair, and serves as Lead Physician in THMG’s direct-to-employer office partnered with Lacks Enterprises.  Dr. Kennedy has proudly served in an International Medicine rotation at an underserved clinic in Kingston Jamaica, and is a Director of the E. B. Kennedy Family Fund managed by MUCFA.

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Director – Dr. Asburn Pinnock.

Dr. Pinnock has been in career educator since 1987 when he received Diploma in Teaching, Specializing in Secondary History & Social Studies from Sam Sharpe Teachers’ College.  He continued his education receiving a Bachelor of Arts, History, Economics & Politics in 1991 from the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus.  He became an Adjunct Professor in Educational Leadership at Central Connecticut State University in the United States and continued his studies earning a Masters of Science in International Area Studies (1996) at the same institution.  Dr. Pinnock continued his passion for education by earning a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership degree in 2006.  These achievements as well as his proven ability for leadership led Dr. Pinnock back to Jamaica where he became President of Mico University College.

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Executive Director – Mr. Trevor Thomas

 

BSc (Economics), MSc (Accounting), CA., FCA., Teacher’s Certificate (Mico College, Class of ‘62).  Mr. Thomas is MUCFA’S Chief Financial Officer and Acting Chief Executive Officer and Secretary. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica, and a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of The Caribbean. Mr. Thomas was a career banker and General Manager - Treasury, Finance and Planning - for Mutual Security Bank, and General Manager - Finance and Planning - for National Commercial Bank (NCB). His professional experience also includes Director – Mutual Security Bank Cayman Ltd., Director – Computer Service and Programming Ltd., and Founding Director – Jamaica Money Market Brokers Ltd. He has worked with many not-for-profit and charitable entities including as Director – Jamaica Red Cross, Chairman of the Board - Jamaica Association for the Deaf Pre-School Center, and member of Alpha Academy Financial Advisory Board.   

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Director - Mr. Sylvester Tulloch, OD.

BSc (Hons), MBA, Teachers Certificate (Mico College, Class of ‘72)

Mr. Tulloch is Chairman of The Mico Foundation, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kemteck Development and Construction Ltd. He is Director and Vice Chairman of the Housing Agency of Jamaica. Mr. Tulloch received the National Award of Order of Distinction – Commander Class - in 2017 for public service. He also received the Mico University College’s 175th Anniversary Award in 2011 for distinguished service to Education. 

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Director – Professor Dr. Neville Ying PhD, CD.

Dr Ying holds a M.A. in Statistics and Measurements, a PhD in Statistics, Measurements and Research Design (Psychometrics), and a Teacher's Certificate (Mico College, Class of 61).  Professor Dr Ying is Past Pro Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Management Mico University College, and was Executive Director, Mona School of Business - University of the West Indies (UWI), and Chairman of the University of Cambridge Overseas Examination Commission in Jamaica. His professional experience also includes Chairman and Executive Director - Jamaica Institute of Management and Production (Now University of the Commonwealth Caribbean), and Chairman of the Advisory Board of The Management Institute for National Development (MIND). Dr. Ying received the National Award of Commander of Distinction for service to Education.