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  • Attorney-at-law, Kingsley Cooper, has been reappointed to serve as Chairman of the Entertainment Advisory Board, which falls under the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment.
  • Mr. Cooper will head the Board for another two years, from May 2014 to May 2016.
  • The Entertainment Advisory Board has been tasked to strengthen public-private partnership with a view to maximizing the contribution of the industry to economic and social development.

Attorney-at-law, Kingsley Cooper, has been reappointed to serve as Chairman of the Entertainment Advisory Board, which falls under the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment.

Mr. Cooper will head the Board for another two years, from May 2014 to May 2016.

His appointment, which was approved by Cabinet, is outlined in a Ministry Paper tabled in  the House of Representatives on June 10.

Other members of the 18-member Board include: Michael Cooper, Jeffrey Campbell, Sharon Burke, Dr. Carlene Davis Cowan, Roger Allen, Kerry-Ann Heavens, Winford Williams, Dorothy Cunningham, and Patrick Barrett.

The Entertainment Advisory Board has been tasked to strengthen public-private partnership with a view to maximizing the contribution of the industry to economic and social development; provide advice to the Ministry regarding key issues and strategies, specifically the development of an Entertainment Industry policy; and to facilitate the engagement of entertainment industry stakeholders in the policy making process.

In the meantime, Minister Falconer said Cabinet has also approved the appointment of the Board of directors for the Rent Assessment Board for a period of three years, with effect from May 2014 to May 2017.

Chairman of the Board is Attorney-at-law, Jeneice Nelson Brown, while the other members include Evol Lyn-Cook, Gloria Langrin, Joan Parris-Woodstock, Judith Clarke, Seymour Stewart, Clayton Morgan, Gloria Brown and Ashley-Ann Foster.