Board of Directors

The Board is a diverse collection of nine (9) persons elected by the Credit Union membership through a democratic process at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Board are entrusted with the general management of the affairs of the Credit Union.

Responsibilities of the Board:

The Board shall exercise all the powers of the Credit Union except those reserved to the General meeting of the members. The roles and responsibilities of the Board are clearly established in the bye-laws which include:

  • To decide upon applications for membership and suspension or expulsion of members.
  • To appoint delegates to represent the Credit Union and vote on its behalf at any forum
  • Formulate and revise policies
  • To determine the rate of interest on loans to members.

Meet Our Board

Mr.Stephen Creese Stephen Creese
President
Employer:

Retired

Membership # of Years:

Twenty Two (22) years

Positions Held:

Vice President of the Board
Member of the Education Committee
Member of the Supervisory Committee
Secretory of the Board
President of the Board
Chair of Education Committee
Director of PSCU PML

Qualifications: University of the West Indies

1983,BSc Government and Public Administration

Project Administration Unit – Caribbean Development Bank

1984, Certificate in Project Analysis and Appraisal

Synopsis of Work Experience:

Mr Stephen Creese first started work at the Caribbean Conference of Churches as a Project Officer from 1983-1985. From there he entered the Public Service in 1985 as an Investigator in the Office of the Ombudsman; after which is when he dedicated twenty-two years of his life (1992-2014) to the Ministry of Local Government, coming through the ranks from Deputy CEO, Point Fortin Co-operation to Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government.

Ms.Margaret Parillon Margaret Parillon
Vice President
Employer:

Retired Permanent Secretary

Membership # of Years:

Twenty Nine (29) years

Positions Held:

Served on Education and Audit Committees

Qualifications: MSc Accounting;BSc Management
Synopsis of Work Experience:

 

Ms. Alana Goodridge-George Alana Goodridge-George
Secretary
Employer:

Ministry of Education-Laboratory Technician/Assistant

PSCU Membership # of Years:

Sixteen (16) years

PSCU Positions Held:

Served on Education Committee

Qualifications:

Pursuing Degree in Industrial Relations
Certificate in Credit Union Organization & Management

Synopsis of Work Experience:

 

 

 

Mr. Hugh clarke Hugh Clarke
Assistant Secretary
Employer:

Attorney at Law

PSCU Membership # of Years:

Thrity Seven (37) years

PSCU Positions Held:

President of Board
Vice President of Board
Secretary of the Board
Member of the Supervisory Committee
Member of the Education Committee

Qualifications:

LLB (Hons.) M.A. Political Science
Legal Education Certificate

Training:

Senior Management and Legal Experience

Synopsis of Work Experience:

 

Mr.Derek Greaves Derek Greaves
Treasurer
Employer:

Retiree

PSCU Membership # of Years:

Thrity Five (35) years

PSCU Positions Held:

Chairperson of Silver Club
Member, Credit Committee
Member, Supervisory Committee

Qualifications:

University of West Indies
Certificate in Business Management
Human Resource Management in the Public Service
Certificate in Train the Trainer
Preparatory Course for Entry into the Administrative Grade

Training:

Facilitator Public Service Budgeting and Accounting Ministry of Local Government, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Treasury Division Tobago
Training sessions at Ministry of Science Technology and Tertiary Education- Adult Training (2007),
Facilitator MUST Programme Remedial English and Arithmetic (2006-2007),

Synopsis of Work Experience:

Mr.Greaves experience up until he retired as a Budget Supervisor in the Ministry of Finance; consisted of being employed in the Public Service in the field of Accounts and all aspects of preparation and review of the National Budget. Mr Greaves also played a role in the phased restructuring of the Budget Division and in the formulation of the existing Chart of Accounts. Mr Greaves has represented the Budget Division as a Facilitator in the Course for Entry into the Administrative Grade as requested for Ministries and various Departments.

Mrs. Alison Alleyne-Young Alison Alleyne-Young
Director
Employer:

Division of Education Youth Affairs and Sports

Membership # of Years:

Thirty-two (32) years

Positions Held:

Asst. Secretary for 2 years
Liaison Officer for 17 years
TAC Chairperson for 5years

Qualifications:

BSc Hospitality and Tourism Management (Major)
Tourism Management (Specialization)

Training:

Post Graduate in Human Resource Management and Performance Management.

Synopsis of Work Experience:

Ms. Alison Alleyne has been employed in the Public Service for over thirty years. She has worked as a messenger for about fifteen years, but had a burning desire for further education. So while working she pursued studies at the University of the West Indies; where she attained her degree. She then gained employment in the Division of Tourism Transportation as a Tourism Research Officer for two years. She is currently working with the Division of Education Youth Affairs and Sports, as a Sport Events Coordinator

Mr.Brian La Roche Brian La Roche
Director
Employer:

Manager Human Resource Operations
Angostura Limited

PSCU Membership # of Years:

Thrity (30) years

PSCU Positions Held:

Chairperson of the Education Committee
Secretary of the Credit Committee
Secretary of the Board

Qualifications:

B.A. Labout Relations
Natinal Labour College
Maryland, USA

Training:

Effective Personal Productivity
Leadership Management International
FWaco, Texas
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR),
University of Winsor

Synopsis of Work Experience:

Mr. La Roche was employed in the Public Service for some twenty six years (26) years,before resigning and going into the corporate world of work where he worked at Agostino Limited and Warnerville Grain Mills before joining Angostura Limited in 2010 as the Manager Labour Relations and subsequently Manager Human Resource Operations.

Over the years he has amassed considerable experience in the Cooperative field as he served on various committees and held various positions at PSCU.

Dr. Janet Stanley-Marcano Dr. Janet Stanley-Marcano
Director
Profession:

Retired/ Self Employed

Membership # of Years:

Five (5) years

Positions Held:

Member of the Board of Directors

Chair of Human Resources Sub-committee

Member of Audit and Governance Sub-committees

Qualifications: Port of Spain Teachers' College

1976, Trained Teachers' Diploma

College of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, USVI

1981, B.A. Elementary Teacher Education (Magna Cum Lauda)

Teachers’ College, Columbia University, New York

1982, M.A. Educational Administration

1983, Ed.M. International Educational Development

1984, Ed.D. Educational Administration (Comparative and International Education)

Training:

Trained in Educational Evaluation, Public Sector Management, Performance Management, Programme and Institutional Evaluation, Human Resource Development, Leadership and Theatre Arts

Synopsis of Work Experience:

Dr. Janet Stanley-Marcano is a retired public servant with a global perspective for education; she is a graduate of programmes in Teacher Education, Educational Administration and International Education Development. Her mission was to transform schools into effective learning and teaching environments; promote excellence and innovation in education and improve academic performance.

Dr. Stanley-Marcano dedicated over forty years in the service of formal education and assumed numerous positions in schools as a classroom teacher and in the Ministry of Education Head Office where she served as Education Testing Officer, Supervisor, Educational Testing; Director, Educational Research and Evaluation and Chief Education Officer – The first woman to hold this position in the history of the Ministry. She also acted as Permanent Secretary and Deputy Permanent Secretary.

Dr. Stanley-Marcano is an advocate for volunteerism and is a Rotarian in addition to her work in the Credit Union Movement.

Ms. Brenda Elwin Brenda Elwin
Director
Employer:

National Insurance Board

PSCU Membership # of Years:

Thirty Two (32) years

PSCU Positions Held:

Served on Education, Supervisory & Credit Committee

Qualifications:

Pursuing Masters in Organization Leadership
BSc in Business Management
Associate Degree in Library & Information Science

Training:

Experience in Records/Project Management
Synopsis of Work Experience: