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2008:

Professor Brian Copeland – Professor – Steelpan Development

Mr. Bertram “Bertie” Lloyd Marshall –  Steelpan Innovator – Steelpan Development

Mr. Anthony Williams – Steelpan Innovator – Steelpan Development

Trinity Cross

GISL Library Archives

GISL Library Archives

For Distinguished and Outstanding Service to Trinidad and Tobago

1969:

His Excellency Sir Solomon Hochoy, G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O., O.B.E. – Governor-General – Ex Officio

The Right Honourable Sir Hugh Wooding, P.C., C.B.E., Q.C. – Retired Chief Justice – Justice

Sir Ellis Clarke, C.M.G., Q.C. – Ambassador to the United States of America – Drafting the Constitution of Independent Trinidad and Tobago

Dr. Rudranath Capildeo – Scientist – Science

His Excellency Count Finbar Ryan, O.P. – Retired Archbishop of Port of Spain – Religion

1970:

Mr. Tubal Uriah Buzz Butler – Former Member of Parliament – Trade Unionism

His Excellency Mr. Donald C. Granado – High Commissioner, London – Public Service

Mr. George Richards, Q.C. – Former Attorney-General and Minister for Legal Affairs – Public Service

1971:

The Late Baron Constantine of Maraval, and of Nelson in the County Palatine of Lancaster (Posthumous) – Former High Commissioner, London; and Late Member of the House of Lords – Public Service

Mr. Julius Hamilton Maurice – Former President of the Senate – Public Service

Sir Arthur Hugh  Mcshine, Kt.Bach. – Retired Chief Justice – Justice

1972:

Mr. Rupert Carlyle Archbald, Q.C. – Barrister-at-Law – Law

Dr. George Roderick Marcano – Retired Medical Officer of Health – Social Service

Mr. Garfield St. Auburn Sobers – Cricketer – Sport

1973:

Mr. Charles Harold La Borde – Navigator – Navigation and Adventure

Mrs. Mary Kwailan La Borde – Navigator – Navigation and Adventure

1974:

The Honourable Sir Isaac Hyatali – Chief Justice – Justice

Sir Werner James Boos, C.B.E. (Posthumous) – Former Chairman of the Public Service Commission and the Police Service Commission – Public Service

1975:

NIL

1976:

Mr. Hasely Joachim Crawford – Athlete – Sport

Lord David Thomas Pitt – Medical Doctor and Community Worker – Public Service

Mr. Rodney Maingot, M.R.C.S. (Eng.), L.R.C.P. (Lond.), M.B., B.S. (Lond.), F.R.C.S. (Eng.) – Surgeon – Medicine

The Honourable Clytus Arnold Thomasos – Speaker of the House of Representative – Public Service

1977:

Dr. Wahid Ali – President of the Senate – Public Service

Sir Alan Reece – Chairman, Elections and Boundaries Commission – Public Service

Professor Emmanuel Ciprian Amoroso, C.B.E.; F.R.S.; F.R.C.P., F.R.C.S., F.R.C.O.G., F.R.C. Path., D.Sc. (Lond.), D.PHIL. (Freiberg), Ph. D. (London.), M.D., B.Sc., B.A.D. (Nui) – Professor of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology – Medicine

Miss Janelle Penny Commissiong – Fashion Buyer and Model – Promotion of the image of Trinidad and Tobago abroad

1978:

Brigadier Joffre Charles Harold Serrette, M.O.M., C.V.O., M.B.E., E.D. – Commanding Officer of Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force – Public Service

Dr. Patrick Vincent Joseph Solomon, L.R.C.P. (Ed.), L.R.C.S. (Ed.), L.R.F.P. & S. (Glas.) – Retired High Commissioner – Public Service

Mr. Joseph Algernon Wharton – Barrister at Law – Law and Public Service

1979:

Mr. Gerard Montano – Retired Ambassador – Public Service

Mr. Clement Ewart Gladstone Phillips – Justice of Appeal – Law

Mr. Mitra G. Sinanan – Barrister at Law – Law and Public Service

Mrs. Eugenia Theodosia Pierre, H.B.M. – Netballer  – Sport (Netball)

1980:

Mr. Randolph Burroughs, M.O.M. – Commissioner of Police – Police Service

Commander Mervyn Williams, M.O.M. – Chief of Defence Staff – Defence

Mr. Victor Bruce, H.B.M. – Governor, Central Bank – Finance

Mr. Errol Gregoire – Auditor General – Public and Social Service

1981:

Mrs. Isabella Teshea (Posthumous) – Retired Ambassador – Public Service

1982:

Mr. Tajmool Hosein – Barrister of Law – Law

1983:

NIL

1984:

NIL

1985:

The Honourable Mr. Justice Cecil Kelsick – Chief Justice – Public Service (Legal and Judicial)

1986:

NIL

1987:

The Honourable Mr. Justice Clinton Bernard – Chief Justice – Law

Pan Trinbago – Steelband Association – Culture (Steelband Music)

Mr. George Weekes – Ex-President, Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union – Trade Unionism

Mr. C.L.R. James – Lecturer, Writer – Literature

1988:

Mr. William Gilbert Demas – Governor, Central Bank – Outstanding  Public Service and promotion of the National Welfare

Mr. Cyril Duprey – Chairman, CLICO – Busines/Community Service

1989:

Mr. Vidia S. Naipaul – Novelist – Literature

Dr. Beryl Eugenia McBurnie – Choreographer – Promotion of the Arts

1990:

NIL

1991:

The Regiment of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force – Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force Unit – The preservation of Democracy and Constitutional Government

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service – Statutory Body – The preservation of Democracy and Constitutional Government

1992:

NIL

1993:

Noor M. Hassanali  (His Excellency) – President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago – Ex Officio

Derek Walcott – Poet/Playwright, Professor – Creative Writing

1994:

Mr. Brian Lara – Cricketer – Sport

1995:

Fr. Gerard Arthur Pantin, C.S.Sp. – Minster of Religion/Community Worker – Community Service

Miss Patricia Alison Bishop – Artist/Community Worker – Community

1996:

Mr. Michael Anthony de la Bastide – Chief Justice – Law

Mr. Peter Minshall – Bandleader – Art and Culture

1997:

Arthur N. R. Robinson (His Excellency) S.C., Hon. D.C.L., Hon. Fellow St. John’s College Oxford University – President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago – Ex Officio

1998:

Sylvan Bowles (Posthumous) – Former Dental Surgeon – Education

1999:

Dr. Henry Wesley Moulton Collymore, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.S. – Medical Doctor – Medicine/Community Service

His Excellency, Chief Eleazar Chukwuemeka Anyaoku, C.O.N., Adazie of Obosi, Ogwumba of Idemili (Honorary) – Secretary General of the Commonwealth – International Affairs

2000:

His Grace, The Most Reverend, Anthony Pantin (Posthumous) – Former archbishop of Port of Spain – Community Service

2001:

NIL

2002:

The Right Honourable Dr. Eric Eustace Williams (Posthumous) – Former Prime Minister- Outstanding and distinguished service to Trinidad and Tobago and in recognition of the Fortieth anniversary of the Independence of Trinidad and Tobago

2003:

The Honourable Mr. Justice Satnarine Sharma – Chief Justice – Contribution as Judge in the High Court and Court of Appeal to the Development of the law

Professor Kenneth Julian – Professor Emeritus – Leadership role in National Economic Development

2004:

NIL

2005:

His Excellency Mr. Edwin Wilberforce Carrington – Secretary General CARICOM – National/Regional Development

2006:

NIL

2007

NIL

Chaconia Medal

GOLD

GISL Library Archives

GISL Library Archives

For Long and Meritorious Service to Trinidad and Tobago.

1969:

Sir Kenneth Lindsay Grant, O.B.E. – Retired Businessman and Philanthropist – Voluntary Social Work

Dr. James A. Waterman, O.B.E. – Retired Medical Officer and Voluntary Social Worker – Co-operative Movement

Professor Lloyd Brathwaite – Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine – Sociology

Pundit Karoo Ojah Maharaj, M.B.E. – Hindu Priest and Voluntary Social Worker – Voluntary Social Work

Mr. Louis Anselm Halsey McShine, C.B.E. – Specialist Medical Officer – Surgery

Reverend Father Leonard Joseph Graf – Retired Dean of Studies, St. Mary’s College – Education

Miss Audrey Jeffers, O.B.E. (Posthumous) – Voluntary Social Worker – Voluntary Social Work

Mr. John A. V. Harper (Posthumous) – Permanent Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs – Administration

1970:

Mr. Wilfred D. Best – Chairman, Water and Sewerage Authority – Public Service

Mr. Edwin Lee Lum – Businessman – Commerce and Industry

Mr. Grant E. Pilgrim – Former Master, Queen’s Royal College – Education

Dr. Elbert S. Robertson – Surgeon – Surgery and Voluntary Social Work

Dr. David A. Wyke – President, St. John Ambulance Brigade – Medicine and Voluntary Social Work

1971:

Dr. Alwin Gerard Francis – Physician – Medicine and Public Service

Dr. Ralph Allan St. Clair Hoyte – Gynaecologist – Medicine and Community Service

Mrs. Helen Mary Johnstone, C.B.E. – President and Founder of the Trinidad and Tobago Music Festival – Music and Community Service

Senator Mark Thomas Inskip Julien – Member of Parliament and Solicitor – Public Service

Professor Kenneth Julien – Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, University of the West Indies – Education and Public Service

Dr. Leon Ferdinand Earle Lewis – Psychiatrist – Mental Health

1972:

Mr. Dennis Boucaud – President, Incorporated Law Society of Trinidad and Tobago – Law

Mr. Norman Girwar – Manager, Trinidad Islandwide Canefarmers’ Association – Agriculture

Mrs. Cynthia Macnaughton-Jones – Deputy President, Red Cross Society – Voluntary Social Service

1973:

Mrs. Beryl May Archbald-Crichlow – Voluntary Social Worker – Voluntary Social Service

Mr. George Victor Armoogam – Businessman – Industry

Miss Sybil Atteck – Artist – Fine Arts

Mr. Quintin O’Connor (Posthumous) – Trade Unionist – Trade Unionism

Dr. Walter Ferdinand Vancrosson – Specialist Medical Officer, Chacachacare Leprosarium – Medical Service

Sister Joan Teresa Waite – Superior, Order of the Carmelites – Voluntary Social Service

1974:

Sir Joseph Henry Pierre – Retired Senior Surgeon, Ministry of Health – Surgery

Justice Karl Phillipe de Jacques de la Bastide – Retired Judge of the Court of Appeal – Public Service

Alderman Fitzgerald Blackman (Posthumous) – Former Mayor of Port of Spain – Public Service

Dr. George Hippolyte Wattley – Retired Medical Officer, Ministry of Health – Medicine

Mr. Joseph O’Neil Lewis –  Ambassador to Brussels and the European Economic Community – Public Service

Mr. Rohan Kanhai – Cricketer (Guyana) – West Indies Cricket

Mr. Lance Gibbs – Cricketer (Guyana) – West Indies Cricket

Mr. Lawrence Rowe – Cricketer (Jamaica) – West Indies Cricket

Mr. Bernard Julien – Cricketer (Trinidad) – West Indies Cricket

1975:

Dr. Zin Henry – Industrial Consultant – Indsutrial Relations

Mr. Henry Hudson-Phillips Q.C. – Barrister at Law – Public Service

Mr. Deryck Murray – Cricketer – Cricket

Dr. Theodosius Poon King – Specialist Medical Officer – Medicine

Sir Harold Robinson – Agriculturalist and Company Director – Agriculture

Rev. Dr. Victor Walls – Retired Principal, Naparima College – Education

Mr. Clive Lloyd – Cricketer  – West Indian Cricket

Dr. Courtenay Bartholomew – Associate Dean, Faculty of Medicine, U.W.I. – Medicine

Senator Nathaniel Crichlow – 1st Vice President, Trinidad and Tobago Labour Congress – Trade Unionism

Senator Mervyn Dymally – Lieutenant Governor of State of California, United States of America – Public Affairs

1976:

Mr. Joshua Emmanuel Ward – Retired Secretary of the Agricultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago – Agricultural Administration

Mr. Raymond Edwin Dieffenthaller – Business Manager – Community Service

Althea McNish (Mrs. John Weiss) – Industrial Designer – Art (Design)

Mr. Malcolm Barcant – Chartered Accountant – Lepidopterology

Professor Michael Herbert Beaubrun, F.R.C. Psych., F.A.C. Psych., D.F.A.P.A. – Retired Psychiatric Hospital Director, St. Ann’s Hospital – Public Service

Mrs. Erna Reece – Voluntary Social Worker – Social Service

1977:

Mr. George Maxwell Richards – Professor, University of the West Indies (Dean of Engineering) – Public Service

Mr. Noor Mohammed Ghany – Businessman/Religious Leader – Community Service

Mr. Emmanuel McDonald Bailey – Journalist/Radio Commentator – Sports/Athletics

Mr. Geoffrey Robert Inglefield – Managing Director – Community Service

Mr. Joseph Hamilton Holder – Principal, Progressive Educational Institute – Education

Mr. Arthur Murray – Principal, Osmond High School – Education

Mr. Cyril Duprey – Retired Managing Director – Insurance

1978:

Dr.  Reynold Cartright Dolly, M.R.C.P. (Lond.), L.R.C.P. (Eng.), D.T.M. & H. (London.) – Medical Practitioner – Medicine

Mr. Kenneth Victor Galt (Posthumous) – Sportsman – Sport

Mr. Ignacio Adrian Garcia – Businessman – Business, Sport and Community Service

Mr. Eric Hugh Murray – retired Public Officer – Public Service

Dr. Alan Leslie Patrick, M.B. (U.W.I. Lond.), M.R.C.P. (U.K.) –Specialist Medical Officer – Public and Community Service

Mr. Louis Gerald Rostant – Businessman – Business

Mr. Lionel Augustine Seemungal, S.C., M.A., LL.B. (Cantab.) – Barrister at Law –  Law and Public Service

1979:

Mr. Patrick Stanislaus Castagne – Businessman – Public Service and Music

Mr. Thomas Gatcliffe – Business Executive – Business

Mr. Solomon Lutchman (Posthumous) – High Commissioner – Public Service

Professor Harry Orville Phelps – Head, Department of Civil Engineering, U.W.I., St. Augustine – Engineering

Mr. Robert Sellier – Solicitor – Law

Mr. Jeffrey Stollmeyer – Business Executive – Sport and Agriculture

Mrs. Sherril Peters – Netballer – Sport (Netball)

Mrs. Althea Thomas-Luces – Netballer – Sport (Netball)

Miss Peggy Castanada – Netballer – Sport (Netball)

Miss Ingrid Blackman – Netballer- Sport (Netball)

Mrs. Cyrenia Charles – Netballer – Sport (Netball)

Miss Marcia Dimsoy – Netballer – Sport (Netball)

Mrs. Angela Burke-Browne – Netballer – Sport (Netball)

Miss Jenifer Nurse – Netballer – Sport (Netball)

Miss Veryl Prescod – Netballer – Sport (Netball)

Miss Jenifer Williams – Netballer – Sport (Netball)

Miss Heather Charleau – Netballer – Sport (Netball)

Mrs. Eugenia Theodosia Pierre, H.B.M. Netballer – Sport (Netball)

1980:

Dr. Bisram Mahabir – Medical Practitioner – Medicine and Service to Youth

Mr. Dalton Chadee – Former Alderman and Deputy Mayor of San Fernando Borough Council – Public Service

Dr. Elizabeth Quamina – Chief Medical Officer – Medicine and Public Service

Mr. Errol Roopnarine (Posthumous) – Judge – Law

Mr. Oswald Wilson – Solicitor – Law

Professor John A. Spence – Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, U.W.I., St. Augustine – Education and Public Service

Mr. Winfield Scott – Businessman – Business and Social Service

Mr. Lionel Bonnett – Chairman, Tobago County Council – Public Service

1981:

Mr. Maurice Corbin – Retired Justice of Appeal – Law

Mr. Garvin Scott – Justice of Appeal – Law

Mr. Percival Harnarayan – Specialist Surgeon,  Gynaecologist – Public Service and Medicine

Dr. Ada Date-Camps – Medical Practitioner – Community Service

Mrs. Gertrude Kirton – Former Mayor of San Fernando – Public Service

Miss Marjorie Padmore (Posthumous) – Public Officer – Music

1982:

Mr. Cecil Bramble (Posthumous) – Vice-President of the Industrial Court – Law

Mr. Anthony Clyde Lewis – Architect – Architecture

Mr. Claude Benjamin Noel – Boxer – Sport

Mrs. Verna Mercedes Crichlow (Posthumous) – Ambassador – Public Service

Mr. Emmanuel B. Annisette – Solicitor – Law and Public Service

Mr. Rene Joseph Pollonais – Solicitor – Law

Mr. Herman Alexander Besson (Posthumous) – Judge – Law

Dr. Reginald Kenneth Richardson – Physician (Retired Thoracic Medical Director, Caura Chest Hospital), Senior Lecturer in Community Medicine, U.W.I. General Hospital, Port of Spain – Public Service

1983:

Mr. Ulric Cross – Retired Justice of Appeal – Public Service

Mr. Thomas Gregorio Sosa – Vice-President Administration, Ryerson Polytechnic Institute, Toronto Canada – Education and Community Service

Mr. Evan Rees – Ombudsman – Public Service

1984:

Mr. Hugh Arthur Selby Wooding – Barrister at Law – Law and Culture

1985:

Mr. John Braithwaite – Retired Justice of Appeal – Public Service (Legal and Judicial)

Mr. Eustace Seignoret – Retired Public Officer (Permanent Secretary assigned as High Commissioner for Trinidad and Tobago in Guyana) – Public Service

Mr. Lionel Frank Seukeran – Politician – Community Service

1986:

Mr. Doddridge Henry Newton Alleyne – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Frank Budhoo Rampersad – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. James O’Neil Lewis – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

1987:

Professor Knolly Butler – Dean, Faculty of Medical Science – Medicine

Dr. Neville Byam – Endocrinologist and Diabetologist – Medicine

Miss Giselle La Ronde – Secretary – Promotion of Trinidad

Mr. Leslie “Tiger” Stewart – Pugilist – Sport (Boxing)

Professor Anand Rambachan – Lecturer – Public Service

Mr. Edwin Carrington – Secretary General, African, Caribbean and Pacific States – Public Service

1988:

Justice Alcalde Warner – Judge (Retired) – Law

Justice Ralph Narine – Judge (Retired) – Law

Dr. Stella Abidh – General Practitioner – Public Health

Mr. Alloy Lequay – Managing Director – Sport Administration

Mr. Inayat Hosein – Citrus Consultant – Outstanding contribution to the development of the Citrus Industry

Professor George Sammy (Posthumous) – Professor of Food Technology – Research in Technology

Dr. Deonarayan Omah-Maharajh – President General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha – Public Service

Mr. Earl Lovelace – Novelist – Literature

1989:

Mr. Simbhoonath Capildeo  – Solicitor – Religion and Community Service

Mrs. Kathleen Sheila Boswell Inniss – Secretary to Cabinet – Public Service

Dr. Winston Edghill Ince M.A., M.B., B. C.h.i.r. (Cantab.), F.R.C.P. (Lond.), F.R.C.P. (Edin.) – Consultant in Internal Medicine and Cardiology – Medicine

Dr. Samuel Ghouralal, M.D.C.M., L.M.C.C. – Neuro-Surgeon – Medicine

1990:

Mr. Ashford Sinanan – Former MP and Former High Commissioner – Public Service

Dr. George Oliver David Busby – Surgeon – Medicine

Rev. Fr. Arthur Eugene Lai-Fook – Former Principal – Education

Anna Mahase – Principal – Education

Alton Asquith Campbell (Posthumous) – Public Servant – Public Service

Justice Gerard des Iles – Justice of Appeal – Law

Justice Lennox Deyalsingh – High Court Judge – Law

Dr. Premchand Ratan – Specialst/Physician – Medicine

Dr. Mohammed Ali Aziz – Specialist/Surgeon – Medicine

1991:

Mr. William Edwin Freeman, B.S.C. (Lond.), A.R.C.S. (Posthumous) – Cocoa Agronomist – Agriculture

Mr. Noel Patrick Norton – Photographer – Photography

Professor Rolf Richards, M.B., B.S. (Dunelm), D.Obst. R.C.O.G., M.R.C.P., F.R.C.P. – Head, Department of Medicine, U.W.I. – Medicine/General Medicine

Dr. John Edward Neehall, M.B., ChB., D.P.M., M.R.C. Psych. – Head, Department of Psychiatry, U.W.I. – Medicine/Psychiatry

Dr. Vijay Naraynsingh, F.R.C.S., F.A.C.S., F.I.C.A., F.C.I.S. – Senior Surgeon – Medicine/Surgery

Mr. Wilfred Sidney Knox – Managing Director – Business

Mr. Vernon Glean – Ex-President, Trade Union Congress – Trade Unionism

The Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service – Statutory Body  – National Security

The Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service – Statutory Body – National Security

Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago – Private Organisation – Communication

1992:

Mr. Selwyn Alfred John – Trade Unionist – Trade Unionism

The Most Reverend His Grace Dr. Elton George Griffith, D.D., O.H.P., B.F., Metropolitan Archbishop and Founder (Posthumous) – Minister of Religion – Community Service

Mr. Lance Esme Hamilton Murray – Retired Public Servant – Sports Administration

Dr. Mervyn Ulrick Henry, M.B.B.S. (London), F.R.C. Path., Cert. in Public Health – Medical Practitioner – Health Services

Dr. Edward Adotey Addo, M.D. (Hons.) – Medical Practitioner – Health Services

Pundit Ramdath Vyas – Minister of Religion – Community Service

Mrs. Joyce Angela Wong Sang – Retired Community Development Officer – Culture and Community Service

Mr. Bertie Lloyd Marshall – Pan Scientist – Culture

WITCO Desperadoes Steel Orchestra – Steelband – Culture

AMOCO Renegades Steel Orchestra – Steelband – Culture

1993:

Mr. Slinger Francisco (Sparrow) – Calypsonian – Calypso

Professor Syam Sundar Roopnarinesingh – Special Surgeon – Medicine Obstetrics/Gynaecology

Dr. Lall Ramnath Sawh – Specialist Surgeon – Medicine Surgery/Urology

Mr. Mc Donald Phillip Jorsling – Consultant Surgeon  –  Community Service and Medicine

Dr. Russell Williams Barrow – Consultant Physician – Medicine Radiology and Medicine

Alfonso Philbert Theophilus James (Posthumous) – Contractor – Community Service

Frank Andral Barsotti – Former Public Servant – Public Service

1994:

Dr. Phyllis Leonora Pitt-Miller – Anaesthesiologist/Lecturer – Medicine

Mr. Rafael de Leon – Calypsonian – Culture

Dr. Euric Bobb, Ph.D. – Chief, Office of the Presidency, Inter-American Development Bank – Public Service

1995:

Mr. John Gerald Furness-Smith S.C. – Senior Council – Public Service

Mr. Samuel Dickson Selvon (Posthumous) – Former Author  – Literature

Mr. Sonny Ramadhin – Former Cricketer – Sport

Miss Joyce Angela Alcantara – Former Permanent Secretary  – Public Service

1996:

Mr. John Peter Andrews – Retired Public Servant/Former Head of the Public Service – Public Service

Mr. Gerald Ethridge Gomez (Posthumous) – Retired Businessman – Community Service

Petrotrin Invaders Steel Orchestra – Steel Orchestra – Culture (Steelband)

Mr. Lennox Oscar Pierre (Posthumous) – Attorney at Law – Culture/Law/Trade Unionism

Queen’s Park Cricket Club – Organisation – Sport Administration

Professor Kenneth Ramchand – Professor of West Indian Literature – Literature/Education/Culture

1997:

Mr. Justice James Anthony Davis – Retired Justice of Appeal – Law/Public Service

Mr. Justice Lloyd Balraj Gopeesingh (Posthumous) – Justice of Appeal – Law/Public Service

Dr. Clarence Evans Hubah, M.B.E. – Medical Doctor – Medical Service

Mr. Kenneth Ramsanta Lalla, S.C. – Chairman of the Public Service Commission, the Police Service Commission and the Defence Force Commissions Board – Public Service

Mr. Christopher R. Thomas – Public Servant/Assistant Secretary General, Organisation of American States – Public Service

Mr. Ainsley Vincent Maurice Tim Pow – Retired Permanent Secretary to the Prime Minister and Head of the Public Service – Public Service

Mr. Ato Jabari Boldon – Athlete – Sport

1998:

Mr. Justice Satnarine Sharma – Justice of Appeal – Law/Public Service

Mr. Justice Mustapha Ibrahim – Justice of Appeal – Law/Public Service

Miss Wendy Fitzwilliams – Law Student – Promotion of Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Anthony Norman Sabga – Entrepreneur – Business

1999:

Mr. Justice Zainool Hosein – Retired Judge – Law

Mr. Trevor Astor Lee, S.C. – Former Chairman, Teaching Service Commission – Law

Mr. Dwight Yorke – Football Player – Sport

Mr. Lawrence Andre Duprey – Entrepreneur – Business

Dr. Tim Dhanraj Gopeesingh – Medical Doctor – Medicine/Community Service

2000:

His Honour Patrick Brennan Burke, F.C.C.A., C.A. (Trinidad and Tobago) – Accountant – Public Service/Accountancy

Mrs. Annette Louise des Iles – Permanent Secretary to the Prime Minister and Head of Public Service – Public Service

Dr. Neville Jankey – Pathologist – Medicine

Dr. Harrinath Maharaj B.Sc., M.B.B.S., M.R.C. Psych, Dip. Neuro – Psychiatrist – Medicine

Dr. Norbert Joseph Masson – Member of the Elections and Boundaries Commission – Public Service

Professor Harold Ramkissoon – Scientist – Education

Courtney Andrew Walsh – Cricketer – Sport

2001:

Mr. Vindar Rabindranath Dean-Maharaj – Accountant – Accountancy/Public Service

Dr. Iqbal Mohammed Ghany M.B., Ch.B., D.P.M., F.R.C. Physch. – Medical Doctor – Psychiatry

Mr. Colin Laird, R.I.B.A., Hon. F.A.I.A., DIP. ARCH., F.T.T.I.A. – Architect – Architecture

Dr. Rajandaye Ramkissoon-Chen, M.B.B.S. (Hons.), M.S., F.R.C.O.G. – Medical Doctor – Obstetrics/Gynaecology

2002:

Professor Hylton Mc Farlane – University Professor – Medicine

Mr. Thomas Ainsworth Harewood – Retired Central Bank Governor – Public Service

Mr. Trevor Michael Boopsingh – Engineer/Director Consultant – Public Service

Mr. Arthur Reginald Roberts (Posthumous) – Former Dramatist, Headmaster – Culture (Drama/Theatre)

2003:

Exodus Steel Orchestra – Steel Band – Culture

Madam Justice Jean Angela Permanand – Retired Judge – Law/Public Service

Mr. Andre Tanker (Posthumous) – Musician – The Arts/Music

Mr. Nazir Ahamad – Businessman – Business

Ms. Joy Maria Ann Caesar – Musical Director – Community Service

Mr. Robert Bernard Riley – Chairman/Chief Executive Officer – National Economic Development

Mr. Gaylord Trevor Meade Kelshall – Curator – Public Service

2004:

Mr. Stephen Michael Ames – Professional Golfer – Sport

Dr. Arthur Lok Jack – Businessman – Business

Mrs. Zaida Rajnauth – Retired Permanent Secretary to the Prime Minister and Head of the Public Service – Public Service

Ms. Sarah Gloriana Whiteman – Pensioner – Community Service

Mr. Malcolm Anthony Jones – Engineer – National Economic Development

Mrs. Joan Massiah – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. George Richard Lycott Bovell III – Swimmer – Sport

2005:

Mr. Keith Chiang Awong – Chief Executive Officer – National Energy Development

Professor Andrew Madan Ramroop – Master Tailor – Tailoring/Business

Mr. Justice Lionel Jones – Retired Judge – Law/Public Service

Dr. Aleem Mohammed – Businessman – Business Enterprise

Mr. Carol Keller – Lecturer – Education

2006:

Professor David Picou – Medical Doctor – Medicine

Professor Hubert Daisley – Professor of Medicine – Medicine

Mr. Glenn Erwin Tucker – Chief Executive Officer – National Energy Development

2007:

Genesis Steelband Project Team – Project Team – Music Innovation

Mr. Kenneth Gordon – Businessman – Business

Mr. Barry Barnes – Businessman – Energy Development

Miss Jizelle Salandy – Boxer – Sport/Boxing

Dr. Krishna Bahadoorsingh – Businessman – Business

2008:

Mr. Richard Thompson – Athlete – Sport

Mr. Marc Burns – Athlete – Sport

Mr. Keston Bledman – Athlete – Sport

Mr. Emmanuel Callender – Athlete – Sport

Mr. Aaron Armstrong – Athlete – Sport

Mr. Darrel Brown – Athlete – Sport

Mr. Bernard Dulal-Whiteway – Managing Director/Businessman – Business

Mr. Frank Look Kin – Engineer – National Energy Development

Chaconia Medal

SILVER

GISL Library Archives

GISL Library Archives

For Long and Meritorious Service to Trinidad and Tobago

1969:

Mr. George Bowen – Social Welfare Worker – Social Welfare

Mrs. Cleopatra Romilly – Voluntary Social Worker – Community Development

Mr. Harry Joseph – Retired Prinicipal, Mausica Teachers’ Training College – Education

Mrs. Margaret Bynoe – Commissioner of Girl Guides – Youth Affairs

Mr. Ralph Kelshall – Commissioner of Boy Scouts – Youth Affairs

Mrs. Cevella Niki McBride – Voluntary Social Worker – Family Planning

1970:

Senator Clive Spencer – Former President-General, Trinidad and Tobago Labour Congress – Trade Unionism

Mrs. Lystra Charles – President, Coterie of Social Workers – Voluntary Social Work

Dr. Stephen Moosai-Maharaj – Secretary-General, Red Cross Society – Voluntary Social Work

1971:

Mr. Cyril Gonzalez – General Secretary, Trinidad and Tobago Labour Congress – Trade Unionism

1972:

NIL

1973:

NIL

1974:

NIL

1975:

NIL

1976:

Mr. Edwin Ou Hingwan (Posthumous) – Artist – Art (Painting)

1977:

NIL

1978:

NIL

1979:

NIL

1980:

NIL

1981:

NIL

1982:

NIL

1983:

Mr. Mervyn Gerard Lewis – Company Chairman – Voluntary Social Welfare Work

Mr. Victor Humphrey Stollmeyer – Solicitor/Conveyancer – Law

1984:

Dr. Steve Bennett – Veterinarian and Farmer – Agriculture

Mr. Richard French – School Principal and Author – Natural Science

Mr. Richard Waddell – Company Director – Business and Community Service

1985:

Mr. Vivian Raphael Kangalee – Managing Director – Community Service and Business

Mr. Robert Carlton Loinsworth – Retired Educationist – Education and Public Service

1986:

NIL

1987:

Mr. Sohan Girdharie – Musician – Culture

Mr. Peter Minshall – Artist and Bandleader – Culture

Mr. Len “Boogsie” Sharpe – Musician – Culture

Mrs. Grace Atteck Malloon – Horticulturist – Horticulture

1988:

Mr. Errol John (Posthumous) – Actor – Drama

Mr. Winston Peters – Calypso Music – Contribution to the development of Calypso Music

1989:

Mr. Aubrey Carlton Adams – Consultant on Cultural Tourism/ Artistic Director of the Trinidad Folk Performing Company/Public Relations Executive – Culture

Dr. Clarence Ashton Douglin, B.S., D.D.S. – Dental Surgeon – Community Service

Mrs. Frances Serville – Retired Principal – Community Service

Mrs. Radhica Saith – Company Director – Community/Social Work

The Trinidad and Tobago World Cup Squad – Association – Soccer

1990:

Lionel Bland St. Aubyn – Businessman – Education ( West Indian Literature)

Jocelyn Pierre – Musician – Music

1991:

Mr. Rangy Nanan – Sportsman – Cricket

Mr. Gene Samuel – Sportsman – Cycling

Mr. Anand Yankarran – Performing Artist – Singing

1992:

NIL

1993:

Mr. Hilton Hamilton Cupid – Retired Public Servant – Public Service

The Carib Community – Indigenous People – Culture and Community Service

1994:

His Excellency Mr. Colin Granderson – Ambassador at Large – Public Service

Dr. James A. Ling – Cardiologist – Medicine

Dr. David Ernest Bratt – Medical Doctor/Paediatrician – Medical Services

1995:

Dr. Michael Hulbert McDonald Alleyne – Educational Administrator – Education

Mr. Reynold Karan Rampersad – Former Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Jit S. Samaroo – Pannist, Composer/Musical Arranger, Recording Artiste – Culture

1996:

Dr. Edmund Chamely – Medical Doctor – Medicine/Community Service

Mr. Walton Allison Hilton-Clarke – Company Vice-President – Public Service/Business

Mr. Aiyegoro Imhotep Ome – Cultural Activist – Culture

1997:

Al Haj Dr. Mansoor Ibrahim – Physician and Surgeon – Community Service

Dr. Anirudh Mahabir, MBBS, DO, FRCS, FRCophth – Ophthalmologist – Surgery

Mr. Krishna Narinesingh – Solicitor and Conveyancer – Law, Trade and Commerce

1998:

Dr. Rasheed Rahaman – Medical Doctor – Medicine/Community Service

Dr. Samuel Samdeo Ramsewak – Medical Doctor – Medicine

1999:

Mrs. Judy Yukzun Chang – Chartered Accountant – Business

Dr. Arthur Mike, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.S. – Medical Doctor – Medicine

Dr. John Henry Lloyd George M.B., BeH., D.O. – Medical Doctor – Medicine

Mrs. Dolly Mungalsingh-Nicholas, M.Sc. – Research Chemist – Scientific Invention

Mrs. Roma Kim Sabeeney (Posthumous) – Pageant Organiser – Culture

2000:

Ian Raphael Bishop – Cricketer – Sport

Dr. Bernard Chapman Boyd M.B., B.S. (Lond.) – General Practitioner – Medicine

Mr. Elliot “Ellie” Mannette – Adjunct Professor/Artist in Residence – Culture

Mrs. Melvina Rodney – High Priestess – Culture

2001:

NIL

2002:

Mr. James Issac Alexander Manswell – Labour Relations Consultant – Trade Unionism

Mr. Khafra Dusuma Kambon – Managing Director – Community Service

2003:

Mr. Joseph Cromwell Assee (Posthumous) – Artist – Art/Culture

Mr. Norvan Lloyd Fullerton – Programme Manager – Community Service

2004:

Mr. Fenrick R. De Four (Posthumous) – Electrical/Civil Engineer – Public Service Engineering

Malick Folk Performing Company – Dance Company – Culture

CLICO Shiv Shakti Dance Company Limited – Dance Company – Culture

2005:

Mr. Bertille St. Clair – Coach/Manager – Community Service

Mr. Francis Mungroo – Trade Unionist – Trade Unionism

Mr. Edward Henry Sealy – Business Consultant – Public Service

Mr. Rudranath Indarsingh – Trade Unionist – Trade Unionism

2006:

Mr. William Laurence Chen – Writer/Artist – Culture/Community Service

2007:

Mr. Dunbar Mc Intyre – Retired Banker – Banking

Sister Mary Margaret Moloney – Retired Principal – Education

Ms. Patricia “Pat” Ruddell (Honorary) – Retired Principal – Education

Mr. Jack Paul Ramoutarsingh (Posthumous) – Businessman – Business Enterprise

2008:

Professor Ignatius Desmond Charles Imbert – Professor Emeritus – Education (Engineering)

Dr. Eastlyn Kate Mc Kenzie – Former Senator/Retired Public Officer – Public and Community Service

Professor Leslie Percival Spence – Professor of Microbiology – Medicine

Ms. Meiling Essau – Fashion Designer – Business

Chaconia Medal

BRONZE

GISL Library Archives

GISL Library Archives

For Long and Meritorious Service to Trinidad and Tobago

1969:

NIL

1970:

Mrs. Eileen Douglas-Shaw – Businesswoman – Small Business

Mr. Talbot Paul – President of the Association of Village Councils – Community Development

1971:

Miss Maisabelle Brathwaite – Businesswoman – Small Business

Mrs. Tricia Jack – Businesswoman – Small Business

1972:

NIL

1973:

NIL

1974:

NIL

1975:

NIL

1976:

NIL

1977

NIL

1978:

NIL

1979:

NIL

1980:

NIL

1981:

NIL

1982:

NIL

1983:

NIL

1984:

NIL

1985:

NIL

1986:

NIL

1987:

NIL

1988:

NIL

1989:

NIL

1990:

NIL

1991:

NIL

1992:

NIL

1993:

NIL

1994:

NIL

1995:

NIL

1996:

NIL

1997:

NIL

1998:

NIL

1999:

NIL

2000:

NIL

2001:

NIL

2002:

NIL

2003:

The Tobago Academy of Performing Arts – Organisation – Culture

2004:

NIL

2005:

NIL

2006:

NIL

2007:

Mr. Agathon  Aerni (Honorary) (Posthumous) – Honorary Consul General – Public Service

2008:

NIL

Humming Bird Medal

GOLD

GISL Library Archives

GISL Library Archives

1969:

For Gallantry

Mr. William D. Williams –Clerical Officer II, Central Statistical Office – Paymaster Duty

Mr. Ralph James – Police Corporal – Police Duty

Mr. Carlyle Missette – Police Constable – Police Duty

For Loyal and Devoted Service

Miss Olive Walke, M.B.E. – Music Teacher, Choral Conductor and Folklorist – Folk Music

Mr. Victor Bruce – Governor of the Central Bank – Finance

Mr. William Demas – Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister – Economics and Planning

Mr. Hugh Harris – Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs – Administration

Mr. Andrew Carr – Folklorist – Folklore

Miss Winifred Atwell – Pianist – Music

Miss Beryl McBurnie, O.B.E. – Dancer – Folk Dance

Mr. Samuel Selvon – Novelist – Literature

Mr. Derek Walcott – Poet and Playwright – Drama

1970:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Pundit Jankie Persad Sharma – Archbishop, Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha – Voluntary Social Work

Mr. Wesley Hall – Cricket Coach – Sports

Mr. Vidia S. Naipaul – Novelist – Literature

1971:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Louis Nathaniel Blache-Fraser, C.M.G. – Retired Financial Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Seilochan Babsie Dolsingh – Executive Member, Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross – Community Service

Senator Dr. Jacob Delworth Elder – Chairman, National Cultural Council – Cultural Development

The Rev. Fr. Pedro Dionisio Valdez – Principal, St. Mary’s College – Education

Mr. Ronald Jay Williams – Former Chairman, Carnival Development Committee – Carnival Development

1972:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

The Late Mr. Cecil Phillip Alexander (Posthumous) – Trade Unionist – Trade Unionism

Mr. Simeon Alexander – Trade Unionist – Trade Unionism and Public Service

Mr. Ramlal Bajnath – Sportsman – Sport

Dr. Harry Collymore – Chairman, Trinidad and Tobago Society for Rehabilitation of the Disabled –  Voluntary Social Service

Rt. Rev. Adelbert van Duin, O.S.B. – Lord Abbot, Mount St. Benedict – Religion

Mr. Geoffrey Holder – Dancer – Dance

Dr. Joan Kazim – Voluntary Social Worker – Voluntary Social Service

Mr. Bertrand Indar Lalsingh – Businessman – Community Service

Mr. Sonny Ramadhin – Cricketer – Sport

Mr. Rodney Wilkes – Weightlifter – Sport

1973:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Miss Dolly Beatrice Beckles – Voluntary Social Worker – Voluntary Social Service

Mr. Samuel Stephen Ghany – Radio Announcer – Broadcasting

Mr. Ralph Ghent – Businessman – Community Service

Mr. Edmond Gerald Hart – Carnival Bandleader – Carnival Development

Dr. Errol Hill – Dramatist – Drama

Mr. Arthur (Boscoe) Holder – Dancer – Dance

Mr. John Newel Lewis – Architect – Architecture

Mr. Moeanuddin Mohammed – Radio Announcer – Cultural Development

Mr. George Henry Pantin – Accountant – Accountancy and Education

Mr. Colvin Whitborne Russel Patrick – Athlete – Athletics

Mrs. Eucille Elaine Robertson – Voluntary Social Worker – Voluntary Social Service

Mr. Lewisito Velasquez – Carnival Bandleader – Carnival Development

Argonauts Male Group – Organisations – Choral Music

The National Council of Indian Culture –Organisations – Indian Music and Drama

Trinidad and Tobago Music Festival Association – Organisations – Music

1974:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Pundit Teeluckdharry – Religious Leader – Community Service

Mr. Lenny Naeem Sumadh – Businessman – Voluntary Social Service

Mr. Conrad Errol O’Brien – Businessman – Public Service

Mr. Gerry Ethridge Gomez – Businessman – Sport

Mr. Laurie Lincoln Rogers – Sportsman – Sport

Mr. Lionel Bland St. Aubyn – Sportsman – Sport

Mr. Albert John Froget – Voluntary Social Worker – Community Service

Mr. Cyril Diaz – Musician – Calpyso

Mr. Eric Morton Roach (Posthumous) – Playwright and Journalist – Journalism and Drama

Cpl. Andrew Britto (Posthumous) – Police Corporal – Gallantry

Mrs. Eugenia Theodosia Pierre – Physical Education Teacher – Sport (Netball)

Miss Sandra Allison Charles – Secretary – Sport (Hockey)

Mr. Everard Cummings – Sportsman – Sport (Football)

Mr. Wayne Kenneth Berkeley – Designer – Carnival Development

Mr. Michael Conrad Carew  – Marketing Assistant – Cricket

1975:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Rudolph Leache – Police Corporal – Police Duty

Mr. Henry Millington – Police Corporal – Police Duty

Mr. Dennis Richardson – Police Sergeant – Police Duty

Mr. Gareth Walters – Police Corporal – Police Duty

Miss Catherine Mary Grace Anderson – Administrative Secretary, Girl Guides Association – Youth Affairs

Miss Marie Humphrey – Voluntary Social Worker –Community Service

Mr. Carlton Mack – Businessman – Community Service

Dr. Valence Massiah – Principal Pathologist and Director of the Blood Bank – Social Welfare and Medicine

Mr. Robert Montano – Company Director – Community Service

Mrs. Minerva Sabga – Voluntary Social Worker – Community Service

Mr. Dennis Kerr – Musician – Music

Mr. Philip Rochford – Managing Director – National Commercial Bank – Economics

Dr. Cyril Olivierre (Posthumous) – Late Medical Officer – Medicine and Community Service

1976:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mrs. Gema Wellesley Ramkeesoon, M.B.E. – Voluntary Social Worker  – Social Service

Dr. George Sammy – Lecturer, University of West Indies – Education and Research in the Field of Food Technology

Mr. Charles Vernon Gocking D.Phil (Oxon.) – Retired Education Officer  – Education

For Gallantry

Mr. Rupert Goddard Taurel – Police Corporal – Police Duty

Mr. Trevor Phillip Raymond – Police Corporal – Police Duty

Mr. Michael Roger Montoute – Police Corporal – Police Duty

Mr. Selwyn Russel – Police Corporal – Police Duty

Mr. Russel Hamilton Bedeau – Police Constable – Police Duty

Mr. Mervyn Oliver Winston Lynch – Police Constable – Police Duty

Mr. Trevor Hollingsworth St. Louis – Police Constable – Police Duty

Mr. Austin Joseph Lalchan – Estate Sergeant – Police Duty

1977:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Owen Charles Mathurin – Journalist – Journalism

Mr. Lloyd Williams – Police Corporal – Police Duty

Mr. David Andrew Nedd – Police Constable – Police Duty

Mr. Leroy Lechmare Lashley – Medical Representative – Gallantry

1978:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. John Websterby Alleyne – Senior Specialist Reporter – Sport

Mr. Francis Elsley Charles – Retired School Principal and Cocoa Farmer – Agriculture

Mr. Arnold Joseph Chatoor – Solicitor – Law

Lady Dos Santos – Voluntary Social Worker – Voluntary Social Work

Mrs.Thora Hyacinth Dumbell, A.T.D.A. – Dance Instructress – Community Service

Lieut.-Colonel Kenneth Sydney Gittens – Business Executive/Company Director – Community Service Youth Development

Mr. Prior Erskine Jones – Sportsman – Sport and Public Service

Mr. Viviani Asquith Stanford – Trade Unionist – Trade Unionism

Trinidad and Tobago Alliance of the United States of America, Inc. – Organisation – Community Service

1979:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Michael Anthony – Novelist – Literature

Miss Sandra Browne – Singer – Music

Mr. Peter Cecil Alexander Bynoe – Chartered Architect – Architecture

Dr. Edmund Chamely – Medical Practitioner – Community Service

Mr. John Rhodes Napoleon Cumberbatch – Retired Public Officer – Sport

Mr. Horace Leighton-Mills – Journalist – Journalism

Mr. Wendell Mottley – Business Executive – Sport

Mr. Cecil T. J. Redman – Assistant Chief, Security and Safety Service, United Nations – Community Service

Dr. Anslem St. George – Medical Practitioner – Social and Community Service

The Trinidad and Tobago Netball Association – Organisation – Sport

For Gallantry

Lieutenant Commander Anthony Franklin – Captain T.T.S. Chaguaramas – Coast Guard Duty

Lieutenant Commander Curtis Roach – Squadron Commander – Coast Guard Duty

Mr. Rene Serrao – Senior Pilot – National Security Service

Private Alston Thomas – Aircrewman – National Security Service

1980:

Rt. Rev. Bishop Emmerson St. Aubyn Denny – Minister of Religion – Religious and Public Service

Mr. Eugene Serville – Fireman – Gallantry

Miss Maria Nunes – Student – Sport

Mrs. Molly Ahye – Dance/Teacher, Physical Culturist – Dance

Mr. Sherman Krishnalal Ramsingh – Techinical Cooperation Executive, The World Organisation of the Scout Movement – Service to Youth (Scouting)

Mr. J. Arden Scott – Businessman – Business

Mr. George Augustus “Umbala” Joseph – Businessman – Small Business

1981:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Miss Dorothy Olga Bentham – Proprietor – Social Work and Public Service

For Gallantry

Mr. Micheal Lambert – Police Corporal – Police Duty

Mr. Gilbert Bateau – Fire Officer – Fire Brigade Duty

Mr. Kenneth Mohan – Fire Officer- Fire Brigade Duty

1982:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Edric James Martin Anderson – Farmer and Land Developer – Agriculture

Mrs. Vera Baney – Artist-Ceramist – Fine Arts

Catelli Trinidad All Stars – Steel Band – Music

ISCOTT Casablanca – Steel Band – Music

Mr. Knolly Henderson – Chartered Secretary – Sport

Mr. Gopichan Ramsaran  – Chairman and Managing Director, Goodwill Life and General Insurance Company Limited – Community Service

Mr. Noel Pierre Edward Bowen – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

For Gallantry

Mr. Ramkhelawan Bootan (Posthumous) – Police Constable – Police Duty

Mr. Desmond Rowe (Posthumous) – Police Corporal – Police Duty

Mr. Victor Carlton Fortune (Posthumous) – Soldier – Life Saving

Mr. Milton Dennis Weekes – Soldier – Life Saving

1983:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Dr.  Juan Marius Camps-Campins – Medical Practitioner – Community Service

Ms. Cleopatra Connor – Retired Public Officer (Public Health Midwife) – Community Service

1984:

Mr. Frank David Mohan  – Retired Senior Crown Counsel – Community Service

Mr. Frederick Gilbert Talma – Managing Director Of Trinidad and Tobago National Petroleum Marketing Co. Ltd. – Public Enterprise

1985:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Angostura Bitters (Dr. J. G. B. Siegert and Sons) Ltd. – Organisation – Industry

Dr.  Elton Richardson – Medical Practitioner – Medicine and Agriculture

For Gallantry

Mr. Neville Tenia (Posthumous) – Police Corporal – Police Duty

1986:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Ms. Patricia Bishop – Painter/Musician  – Art, Music and Community Service

Mr. Mc Donald Hinds – Engineer – Credit Union Development

Ms. Rhonda Mary Maingot – Director/Social Worker – Social Work and Community Service

Mr. Rawlins Peters – Senior Machine Shop Technician III – Industry (Invention of machinery to improve productivity)

Mr. Pierre La Borde – University Student – Navigation and Seamanship

His Holiness Sri Swami Satchidananda – Spiritual Head of the Divine Life Society of Trinidad and Tobago – Social and Religious Work

Lennox Cutteridge Kirk (posthumous) – Corporal of Police – Police Duty

1987:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Miss Molly Rowena Gaskin – Lecturer, President of the Point a Pierre Wild Fowl Trust – Protection of the environment

The Marionettes Chorale – Choir – Culture (Music)

Mr. Wilbert Holder (Posthumous) – Actor – Culture (Drama)

Dr. Wilma Hoyte – Physician – Culture

1988:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. George Goddard (Posthumous) – Public Servant – Contribution to the development of the Steelband

Mr. Ralph Godfrey Gosein –  Retired International Umpire, Cricket – Sport

Miss Pearl Beryl Peters – Nurse – Nursing

Mr. Austen Hutton McShine – Company Director – Past President of PSA, Director of Trinidad Co-operative Bank

1989:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Hurbert Bhupat Dolsingh – National Insurance Consultant – Voluntary Social Work

Mr. Lennox Stanislaus Kilgour – Retired Public Servant – Sport (Weightlifting)

Ms. Rose Anita Jackman – Retired Social Worker/Teacher – Ccommunity/Social Work

Dr. Alma Theodora Jordan B.A., A.L.A., M.S., D.L.S., A.R.C.M. – Librarian – Education and Public Service

1990:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Jason Griffith – Carnival Band Leader – Culture

Mr. Andrew Beddoe (Posthumous) – Drummer – Culture

Joslynne Sealey – Musician – Culture

Maurice Connor – Retired Principal, School for the Blind – Education/Culture

Hans Hanoonmansingh – Business Executive – Culture

Juliet Mary Eckel – Singer – Culture

Deen Saidwan – Businessman/Agriculturist – Agriculture

1991:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mrs. Violet Camella Lines – Retired Nurse – Nursing

Mr. George Radcliffe John – Journalist – Journalism

Mrs. June Williams Thorne, A.R.C.M., L.G.S.M. – Choral Conductor/Arranger – Music/Singing

Mrs. Bernadette Teresa Laughlin-Scott – Choral Conductor/Arranger – Music/Singing

Mrs. Julia Edwards Pelletier – Creative Dancer – Culture

The Lydian Singers – Choir – Singing

Mr. Aldyn Lequay – Consulting Engineer – Engineering

Mr. Lloyd Burton (Posthumous) – Pilot – Humane Action

1992:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Fitz Gerald Jemmott – Retired Cultural Officer II – Culture

Mrs. June Rita Gonsalves – Radio and Television Broadcaster – Social Work

Mr. Lennox Bobby Mohamed – Steelband Leader – Culture

Fr. Michael Anthony De Verteuil – Clergyman – Education

1993:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Noel Victor Arthur Vaucrosson – Architect –  Culture (Art)

Dr. Isaiah James Boodhoo – Artist – Culture (Art)

Mr. Surujpat Mathura – Radio and Television Broadcaster – Culture and Community Service

Ms. Joyce Cynthia Kirton – Retired Principal – Culture

Asa Wright Nature Centre – Organisation – Community Service (Environmental Conservation)

The Southernaires Choir – Culture (Music)

Ato Jabari Boldon – Athlete – Sport

Astor Johnson Repertory Dance Theatre – Dance – Culture

Nrityanjali – Dance – Culture

Ms. Lydia Paul – Retired Supervisor – Community Service

Mr. Michael Hercules (Posthumous) – Commissioner of Prisons – Public and Community Service and Gallantry

1994:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Naya Zamana Indian Orchestra – Musical Orchestra – Music

Mr. Mungal Persad Patasar – Cultural Officer – Music

Mr. Raoul Garib – Carnival Bandleader – Culture

Mr. Ivan Solomon Kalicharan – Carnival Bandleader – Culture

Mr. Alric Farrell – Calypsonian – Culture

Mr. Francis Mungroo – Trade Unionist – Trade Unionism

The Pointe a Pierre Wildfowl Trust – Organisation – Environmental Education

1995:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mrs. Leonora Pujadas McShine (Posthumous) – Former Housewife – Community Service

Distinguished Professor Wilfred George Onslow Cartey (Posthumous) – Former Author/University Professor – Literature

Mr. James Ramsawak – Singer/Composer – Culture

Mr. Deokinanan Sharma – Director – Culture

Mr. Neil Alexander Ian Lambie – Conservationist – Environmental Conservation

Mr. Kenwyn John Rodriguez – Administrative Secretary – Voluntary Social Work

1996:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Dr. Dianan Earle Chandool – Retired Agronomist/Soil Scientist – Agriculture/Community Service

Mr. Nicholas Inniss – Retired Managing Director – Culture (Steelband)

Alcoholics Anonymous of Trinidad and Tobago – Organisation – Community Service

Mr. Shamshuddin Mohammed (Posthumous) – Cultural Producer/Director – Community Work/Culture

Pandit Siewdath Maharaj – Sugar Worker – Community Service

Mr. Russell Nigel Latapy – Football Player – Sport

1997:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Hugh Anthony Spencer Clerk – Retired Company Director – Community Service

Mr. Shamshu Deen – Secondary School Teacher – Culture (Research)

Mr. Walton Francis James, BSc., MIChemE. – Retired Chemical Engineer/Managing Director – Petroleum Industry

Mr. Lalman Kowlessar – Teacher II – Sport and Community Service

Mr. Archibald Earnest Murray – Sport Administrator – Sport Administration

The Signal Hill Allumni Choir – Choristers – Culture/Community Service

Mr. Harry Deosaran Persad Sooknarine – Governing Director – Business

Trinidad Art Society – Non-governmental Organisation – Culture

1998:

The Love Movement Choir – Choir – Community Service

Mr. Gaylord Trevor Meade Kelshall – Founder, Chaguaramas Military, History and Aviation Museum – Community Education

1999:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Alfred Lawrence Lam – Hotel/Tourism Consultant – Community Service

2000:

Mr. William Raymond Aguiton – Retired Hotelier – Hospitality/Tourism

The St. Augustine Chorale (Formerly the St. Augustine Girls’ Alumnae Choir and Friends) – Choir – Culture

Mrs. Mc Cartha Linda Lewis (Calypso Rose) – Calypsonian – Culture

Mrs. Hazel Avion Ward-Redman – Television Producer/Presenter – Culture

Mr. Thirbhawon Seegobin – Businessman – Public Service

2001:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Professor Hari Shanker Adesh – Educator/Author/Poet – Education/Culture

Mrs. Undine Giuseppi – Writer/Retired Educator – Education

Mr. Paul Ingram Hill (Honorary) – Musician – Music

Mrs. Paula Jehanne Lucie-Smith – Adult Educator – Education

2002:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mrs. Alice A. Lucas – Housewife – Community and Social Service

Mr. Jean Yvonne Koon How-Cox – Medical Practitioner – Community Service

Mr. Joseph “Joey” Lewis – Musician- Music

Mrs. Zarina Mohammed – Social Worker – Religious and Community Service

2003:

For Long and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Wilton Jackson – Retired Public Relations Officer – Sport

Mr. George Richard Lycott Bovell – Swimmer – Sport

2004:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mrs. Cynthia Bell – Retired Seamstress – Community Service

Ms. Alyson Brown – Artiste – Culture

Mr. Roy Francis Cape – Musician/Musical Director – Culture

Mr. Barnabas Ramon Fortune (Posthumous) – Writer – Literature

Mr. Felix Roach – Musician/Teacher – Culture

The W.R. Torres Foundation for the Blind – Organisation – Community Service

Mr. Edward Williams (Posthumous) – Acting Inspector of Police – Bravery, Gallantry and Loyalty

Ms. Jacqueline Koon How – Personal Development Specialist – Culture

2005:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Ms. Noble Carol Ann Douglas – Dance Teacher – Culture

Mrs. Elise Joseph – Housewife – Gallantry

Mr. Edward Beharry – Master Chef – Culinary Arts

Mr. John Frankie Asche – Businessman – Sport

Mr. Sedley Thurstan Joseph – Administrator – Sport/Football

Trinidad All Steel Percussion Orchestra (TASPO) – Steelband – Culture

2006:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mrs. Anetta Archer – Retired Teacher – Education

Mrs. Feroza Rose Mohammed – Company Director – Community Service

Indi-Art Orchestra – Musical Orchestra – Culture (Music)

Soroptimist International of Port of Spain – Organisation – Community Service

The Toco Foundation – Organisation – Community Service

2007:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Reverend Knolly Clarke – Priest – Community Service

Mr. Carlton Faustin – Golf Inspector – Sport

Fondes Amandes Community Reforestation Project – Organisation – Community Service

Ms. Hannah Janoura – Company Director – Community Service

Mr. Daren Ganga – Cricketer – Sport

Mr. Gerard Besson – Historian/Publisher – Heritage Preservation and Promotion

Mr. Wazir Hosein – Pharmacist – Community Service

2008:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Keith Stanford Sobion (Posthumous) – Attorney-at-Law and Principal, Norman Manley Law School, Jamaica – Regional Education

Mr. Carlos Berremeo Dillon – Businessman – Tourism

North West Laventille Cultural Movement – Organization – Culture

Dr. Rupert Indar – Medical Doctor – Medicine

Mr. David de Veer Renwick – Journalist – Journalism/Development of Energy Journalism

Mr. Razai Azard Rahaman – Businessman – Business

Mrs. Joan Wilson – Florist – Horticulture

Humming Bird Medal

SILVER

1969:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Ellie Mannette – Steelbandsman – Steelband Innovation

Mr. Francisco Slinger (The Mighty Sparrow) – Calypsonian – Calypso

Mr. Aldwyn Roberts (Lord Kitchener) – Calypsonian – Calypso

Mr. Roger Gibbon – Cyclist – Athletics

Mr. Carlisle Chang – Artist – Fine Arts

Mr. George Bailey – Carnival Bandleader – Carnival Development

Miss Margaret Cowie – Singer – Classical Singing

1970:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Allan Aaron – President, Blind Welfare Association – Voluntary Social Work

Mr. Henry Archer – Manager, Tobago United Co-operative Society Limited – Co-operative Development

Mr. Allan Carr – Organist, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception – Music

Mr. Errol Dickerson – Chairman, Trinidad and Tobago Association, London – Welfare of Migrants

Mr. Clement A. Moonsammy – Brigadier, Salvation Army – Voluntary Social Work

Miss. Jocelyn Pierre – Pianist – Music

Miss Stephanie Scipio-Pollard – Organist, Holy Trinity Cathedral – Music

Mr. Kelvin Pope (Mighty Duke) – Calypsonian – Calypso

1971:

Mr. Kelvin Aleong – Cricket Coach – Sport

Mr. George Christopher Beckles – Boxing Promoter – Sport

Mr. Claudius Fitzgerald Clunes – Alderman, Port-of-Spain City Council – Credit Unionism

Mr. Horace James – Dramatist – Drama

Mr. Irvin McWilliams – Carnival Bandleader – Carnival Development

The Rev. Fr. Michael Pascall – Parish Priest – Community Service

Mr. Tarran Persad – Indian Singer – Indian Music

Mr. Clifford Archibald Roach – Former Test Cricketer – Sport

1972:

Mr. Ken Galt – Sportsman – Sport

Mr. Harry Mahabir – Musician – Music

Mrs. Pearl Connor Mogotsi – Migrant Community Worker – Migrant Community Service

Mr. Joseph Renaud – Steelbandsman – Steelband Music

1973:

NIL

1974:

NIL

1975:

NIL

1976:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Daniel Joseph Samaroo – Business Manager – Community Service

Mr. Bertrand Horatio Doyle – Insurance Consultant – Insurance Education

Mr. Hollis Urban Lester Liverpool “The Mighty Chalkdust” – Calypsonian – Contribution to Calypso

1977:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Richard Rodley Agard – Fire Officer – Display of courage beyond the call of duty

1978:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. James Maccabeus Babb – Senior Personnel Assistant – Credit Union Development

Mr. Lal Bahardoorsingh – Retired Businessman – Social Service

Mr. George Ruthven Cunningham – Verger – Community Service

Mr. Jack Darnley Lewsey – Public Relations Manager – Community Service

Mr. Ricardo Vincente (Posthumous) – Artist – Art

1979:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Holly John Betaudier – Radio and Television Broadcaster – Culture

1980:

Mrs. Brownie Isabella d’Arbreau – Social Worker – Social Work

Miss Geraldine Walker – Deputy Town Clerk, Arima Borough Council – Social Work

Mr. Hector Ruthven Joel (Posthumous) – School Principal and Captain, Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force – Community Service (Youth Development)

Mr. Hugh Elton Poteon – Retired Registration Officer – Sport

Mr. Ignatius Seveirano Ferreira – Business Executive (Commander, St. John Ambulance Brigade of Trinidad and Tobago) – Community Service

Miss Margaret Ernestine Cordner – Public Officer – Service to Youth (Girl Guiding)

Mr. Thomas Berkeley Perrott – Farmer – Agriculture

Tobago Council for Handicapped Children – Voluntary Organisation – Social Work

1981:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Rev. Fr. James Brett, C.S.Sp. – Roman Catholic Priest – Education

Mr. Rafael De Leon – Calypsonian – Culture

Mr. Arnott Joseph – Retired Public Officer – Voluntary Social Work in the field of Mental Health

Mr. Claude Maurice – Retired Public Officer – Music and Sport

Haji Ahamad Ojeerali – Councilor – Public Service

Mr. Joseph Nathaniel Ramsahai – Retired School Principal – Scouting and Social Work

Mr. Arthur Edward Rollocks – Businessman – Social Service

Mr. David Satnarine Singh – Agriculturalist and Livestock Farmer – Agriculture

Mr. George Beeby Thompson – Engineering Consultant – Social Service

1982:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Herman Roop Dass – School Principal – Sport (Table Tennis)

Mr. Victor Voot O’Garro – Planner – Sport (Basketball)

Manny L. Ramjohn – Retired Employee of Texaco Ltd., (Senior Laboratory Technician) – Social Work and Sport

1983:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Alexander Bernard Chapman – Public Officer – Sport (Administration )

Mr. Patrick Warsing Chu Foon – Public Officer – Sculpture

Mrs. Kadah Theodora Henry – Retired Public Officer (Matron Scarborough County Hospital) – Social Service

Mr. Harris Kalloo – Taxi Driver – Tourism (Taxi Service)

Mrs. Floris Kelshall – Optician – Sport (Hockey Player/Administrator)

Mr. Esau Khan – Farmer – Agriculture

Mr. Hilton Mitchell – Bicycle Repairer – Sport (Paraplegics)

Mr. Kenneth Clyde Oxley – Retired Public Officer – Music (Singing)

Mrs. Rosalind Beryl Patrick-Doyle – Retired Public Officer – Voluntary Social Service

Mrs. Beryl Eugene Yearwood – Credit Union Treasurer/Manager – Credit Union Development

Fr. Felix Cristobal Valdez – Teacher – Scouting

Mr. Andrew Worell – Oilfield Worker – Culture

For Gallantry

Mr. Wayne Henry – Oil Rig Worker – Life Saving

1984:

Miss Sunmath Bajnath – Secretary – Religious and Social Work

Mrs. Sylvia Charles – Housewife – Voluntary Social Work

Mrs. Claudia Des Vignes – Housewife – Community Service

Mr. Ainsley Peter Edmund – Ex-Police Constable – Community Service

Mr. Garnet Samuel Edwards – Officer in Charge, 4-H – Public Service (Youth Development in Agriculture)

Mr. Samuel Hercules – Retired Taxi Driver – Tourism

Mrs. Katharine G. R. Inglefield – Housewife – Public Service (Youth Development)

Mr. Leslie Augustin Jack – Fire Officer – Lifesaving

Mr. Carl Logan (Posthumous) – Former Police Corporal – Police Duty

Mr. Clement Neaves (Posthumous) – Former Police Constable – Police Duty

Mr. Herman O’Brien (Posthumous) – Former Fire Officer – Lifesaving

Miss Ruby Rebecca Roberts – Justice of the Peace – Community Service

Mrs. Valda Sampson – Retired School Teacher –  Education, Community Service and Social Work

1985:

Mrs. Lucille Benjamin – Caterer – Community Service

Miss Lorna Callender – Retired Businesswoman – Voluntary Social Service

Mr. George Nicholas Clarke – Masseur – Sport

Mrs. Jean Coggins-Simmons – Dance Teacher – Dance

Mr. Fitzgerald Cornelius Henry (Mighty Terror) – Calypsonian – Calypso

Mr. Errol Jones – Actor – Drama

Miss Georgina Masson – Public Relations Officer and Social Director, Trinidad Hilton Hotel – Community Service

Miss Yvonne Perez – Handicraft Teacher – Community Service

Mr. Jhagroo Quawal (Posthumous) – Singer – Indian Music (Singing)

*Mr. Godfrey John Sewell (Honorary) – Parish Priest – Music

Mr. Mohammed Shaffie – Retired Community Development Aide – Social Work

For Gallantry

Mr. Tommy Ramesar – Police Corporal No. 7869 – Police Duty

Mr. George St. Aude – Divisional Fire Officer – Fire Brigade Duty

1986:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Ms. Jean Phyllis Abdool (Posthumous) – Retired Public Officer – Music and Community Service

Mr. Gary Hollis Cross – Executive Director, Credit Union Youth Programme – Youth Work

Mr. Owen C. Hinds – Trade Unionist, Masquerader and Bandleader – Culture

Ms. Sylvia Hunt – Teacher/Demonstrator/ Author – Community Service and Home Economics

Mr. J.A.D Peter Rapsey (Posthumous) – Horticulturist – Horticulture

Mr. Vonrick Thorne – Company Director – Voluntary Social Work

Mr. Hugh Cecil Simeon Walke – Company Supervisor – Public Service (Youth Development)

Ms. Bernardine Sylvia Williams – Nurses aid – Dedication to service to sick and underprivileged children

Mr. Arnold Walter Manning – Retired Supervisor, Texaco – Friendly Society and Cooperative Movements

1987:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mrs. Louise Raymond Bishop – Housewife – Social and Community Work

Mr. Leroy Calliste (Black Stalin) – Calypsonian, Composer, Recording Artiste – Culture (Calypso)

Mr. Ian Fahey McDonald – Company Managing Director – Agriculture

Mrs. Therese Mills – Journalist – Journalism

Mr. Freddie Kissoon – Teacher – Culture (Drama and Theatre)

Miss Carmela Murray – Retired Welfare Officer – Voluntary Community Service

Mr. Horace Wilson – Public Officer – Culture

Mr. Jit Samaroo – Pannist, Arranger, Composer, Recording Artiste – Culture (Steelband)

Mr. Compton Delph – Journalist – Journalism

Dr. Jerome Boos – Dental Surgeon – Voluntary Community Service

Mr. Kenneth Laughlin – Sport Commentator – Sports

1988:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Girl Guides Association of Trinidad and Tobago – Organisation for the promotion of Welfare of Youth – Community Service

Dr. Elton George Griffith – Minister of Religion – Community/Social Work

Mr. Winsford de Vine – Composer – Music and the Arts

Mr. Nizan Sharriff Mohammed – Poultry Farmer – Promotion of the Arts/Indian Dance

Mr. Martin Wells Hill – Commercial Artist/ Portraitist/Artist – Art

Mr. Ray Anthony Holman – Teacher – Contribution to the development of Music for the Steelpan

Mr. Ravindra Nath Maharaj – Religious  and Community Leader – Community Work

Ms. Alexandra Daisy Voisin – Parang Singer – Contribution to the development of Parang Music

Mrs. Lilias Wight – Social Worker – Social Work

Mrs. Shirley Veronica King – Actress – Theatre and the Arts

Miss Beena Narwani – Student – Sport (Badminton)

1989:

Mr. William Laurence Chen – Businessman/Artist – Art and Culture

Mrs. Joyce Dorothy Spence (Posthumous) – Music Teacher – Music

Mr. Stanley Laurie Marshall – Retired Public Servant – Drama

Mr. Fitzroy Alexander “Lord Melody”(Posthumous) – Calypsonian – Culture (Calypso)

Mr. Vernon Mannette – Pan Tuner/Leader – Culture (Steelband)

Mr. Satnarayan Jaggernauth – Company Director/sports – Sport Administration/Community Development

Mrs. Adelle Eileen King – Housewife – Sport Administration (Hockey)

Mr. Everard Dean – Retired Accounting Assistant – Promoting the National Welfare and Community Spirit through Credit Union Development

Mr. Eric Ancil Pierre – Director – Sports

Mrs. Violet Thorpe – Housewife – Community/Social Work

1990:

Malcolm Oliver – Businessman – Small Business

Percy Granville Wilson – Retired Specialist Teacher – Sports (Track and field)

Steve Solomon – Executive Secretary St. Vincent de Paul Society – Social Work

Eastern Credit Union Co-operative Society Limited –  Organisation – Co-operative Development

Trinidad Clement Skiffle Bunch Steel Orchestra – Organisation – Culture

Felix Hernandez – Manager, Construction Department, Trinidad and Tobago Telephone Company Ltd. – Meritorious Service

1991:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Augustine Logie – Cricketer – Sport

Mr. Neville Miranda – Proprietor – Business/Tourism

Mr. Anthony Williams – Steelpan Innovator – Culture

Mr. Astor Johnson (Posthumous) – Creative Dancer – Culture

The Bruce Stephens Trust – Charitable Organisation – Social Services

1992:

Mr. Hilary Larry Gomes – Cricket – Sport

Mr. Dwight Yorke – Football Player – Sport

Mr. Stephen Derek – Carnival Bandleader/Designer- Culture

Mr. David Rudder – Calypsonian – Culture

Mr. Lancelot Kebu Layne (Posthumous) – Musician – Culture

Mr. Bertram Wesley Manhin – Businessman – Sport

Mr. Milton Leslie Joseph Austin – Steelband Leader – Culture

Mr. Lutalo Makossa Masimba – Rapso Artiste and Voluntary Social Worker – Culture

Mr. Brian Lara – Cricketer – Sport

Mr. Patrick Donald Joseph – Basketball Player – Sport

1993:

Mr. Ivan Bocas – Handicraft and Development Officer – Culture (Art and Craft)

Mr. Ian Morris – Athlete – Sport

Mr. Derek Carlisce James – Basketball Player – Sport

Mr. Desmond Ernest Waithe – Teacher – Culture (Music)

Mr. Soondarlal Popo – Singer – Culture (Music)

Mrs. Merle Patricia Albino-de Couteau – Cultural Research Officer – Culture

Mr. Robert Greenidge – Composer/arranger – Culture (Steelband)

Mr. Charles Allan Davis – Cricketer – Sport

Mr. Krishna Soogrim-Ram – Tassa Player – Culture

Mr. Basdeo Jaikaran – Singer – Culture

Mr. Ronald Dunstan Amoroso – Civil Engineer/Playwright – Culture

Mr. Mangaroo Goolcharan – Master Potter – Culture

1994:

Mr. Richard Christopher Bartholomew – Bandleader/Designer – Culture

Mr. Everard Christopher Sydney – Barber, Chef – Gallantry

Mr. William Vicente Rodriguez – Sportsman and Sport Manager – Sport

Mr. Pelham Goddard – Composer – Culture

Mr. Augustus Howell (Jnr.) – Teacher – Culture

Mr. Stephen Michael Ames – Sportsman – Sport (Golf)

Mr. Paul Keens-Douglas – Dialect Poet/Storyteller – Performing Arts

Mr. John Babb – Journalist – Journalism

1995:

Miss Evelyn Hordatt – Retired Teacher  – Community Service

Mr. Nyron Asgarali – Retired Community Relations Officer  – Sport

Mr. Errol Payne  – Masquerader  – Culture

Mrs. Raquel Laing – Housewife  – Community Service

Mr. Alvin C. Daniell – Director/Engineer  – Culture

Miss Alma Pierre – Musician – Culture

Miss Zeno Augustus Constance – Athlete –  Sport

Mrs. Ellaleen Bristol – Registrar of Births and Deaths – Community Service

Mr. Kenneth St. Louis –  Community Worker – Community Service

1996:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Eustace Hollis Santana – Labourer – Galantry

Mr. Joseph Lenny Guy – Basketball Coach – Sport

Mr. Neville Romus Aming – Retired Accountant/Carnival Bandleader – Culture

Hajin Khairoon Nisa Khan – Social Worker – Community Service

Mr. Dennis Richard Winston McComie – Broadcaster – Public Service

Mr. Trevor Cleveland Smith – Distribution Manager – Sport

Mr. Bernard Anthony Luces – Retired Insurance Officer – Culture

Miss Sally Edwards – Artiste – Culture

Mr. Hameed Rajab – Priest/Voluntary Social Worker – Community Service

Mr. Selwyn Demming – Artiste – Culture

Mrs. Pearl Eintou Springer – Poet/Dramatist – Culture

1997:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Roy Jacob – Fish Processor – Business

Mr. Harrypersad Kalpee – Proprietor – Community Service

Mr. Albert McAlister – Retired Prison Officer – Public Service

Mr. Blaise Patron – Environmentalist – Conservation of the Environment

Mr. George Alexander Phillips – Retired Engineer – Sport

Mr. Philip Verant Simmons – Cricketer – Sport

Mr. Jainarine Sitahal – Retired Sport Journalist – Journalism/Community Service/Sport

1998:

Ms. Mary Gertrude Anthony – Caterer, School Feeding Programme – Community Service

Mr. Elbert Redvers Blades – Retired Trade Unionist – Trade Unionism

Mr. Eric “Akil” Butler – Coordinator, Best Village Programme/Dance Instructor – Community Service/Culture (Dance)

Mr. Paul Castillo – Parang Aficionado/Past President of the Trinidad and Tobago Parang Association – Social Work/Music (Parang)

Ms. Heather-Dawn Herrera – Explorer/Environmentalist – Protection of the Environment/Eco-Tourism

Mr. Eugene Lionel Hoyte – Deputy Director, Northern Branch, Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross Society – Community Service

Dr. “Johnny” D’Arcy Alexander Lee  DDS – Dental Surgeon – Horticulture

Ms. Indira Mahatoo – Artistic Director/Choreographer – Culture (Dance)

Mr. Anthony Nigel Vere Slinger – Insurance Broker – Sport

Ms. Clotil Walcott – Trade Unionist – Trade Unionism

The Royal Bank Young Leaders – Educational Programme – Community Service

Mr. Ramesh Ramdhan – Football Referee – Sport

1999:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Mansingh Amarsingh – Refinery Operator – Sport

Mr. Victor George Alexander – Golf Administrator/Coach – Sport

Mr. Fitzroy Haynes Coleman – Musician – Culture

Mr. Tedder Law Eustace – Costume Designer – Culture

Mrs. Cynthia Veronica Ghany – Businesswoman – Community Service

Mr. Lionel Jagessar – Carnival Bandleader/Craftsman – Culture

Mr. George Leslie Leacock – Retired Businessman – Community Service

San Jose Serenaders – Parang Group – Culture

2000:

Mrs. Bebe Arcifa Khan-Adjodah – Environmentalist – Community Service

Captain Neal Modestos Alexis – Retired Public Servant – Community Service

Mrs. Rosemarie Dipnarine – Social Worker – Culture/Community Service

Mrs. Agatha Keens-Dumas – Social Worker – Community Service

Mr. Albert “Bertie” Jacelon – Cricket Umpire – Sport

Manatee Conservation Trust – Conservationists – Environment

National Association of Secretaries and Administrative Professionals of Trinidad and Tobago (NSA) – Organisation – Business

Mrs. Ramdoolarie Maharaj – Social Worker – Community Service

2001:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Lionel S. D’Arceuil – Sportsman – Table Tennis

Miss Dolores Virginia Fouche – Retired Matron – Nursing

Mrs. Claudia Cecilia Groome-Duke – Director of Social Services – Community Service

Mrs. Rhona Ince – Educator – Environment/Community Service

Mr. Eugene Joseph – Cultural Officer/Dance Instructor – Culture

Mrs. Sheila Lamorell – Businesswoman – Community Service

Reverend Mary Naimool – Educator/Community Servant – Education/Community Service

Mr. Ajeet Praimsingh – Businessman – Culture

Mr. Dennis Sammy – Environmentalist – Environment

Zoological Society of Trinidad and Tobago (ZSTT) – Environmentalists – Animal Preservation

2002:

Mr. Rambhai Patel – Cricket Umpire- Sport (Cricket)

Mr. Parasram Ramoutar – Communications Manager – Community Service

Mr. Narine Gupte Lutchmedial – Company Director/Manager – Conservation and Environment

Sister M. Rosario Hackshaw – Religious Sister – Community Service

Mr. George Hamilton Sammy – Pensioner – Community Service (Scouting)

Mr. Kwame Alan James – Professional Basketball Player – Gallantry

Mr. Sonny Enal Amarsingh – Barman and Waiter – Community Service

Mr. Marc Burns – Athlete – Sport

Mr. Darrel Rondel Brown – Athlete – Sport

Mr. Dion Rodriguez – Athlete – Sport

Mr. Kevon Holder – Athlete- Sport

2003:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mrs. Tara Kamla Goberdhan – Housewife – Community Service

Mrs. Nora Florence Franco – Housewife – Community Service

Mr. Winston “Shadow” Bailey – Calypsonian – Music

Mr. Harry Harlal Mahabal – Retired Materials Manager – Sport

Mr. Robert Roland McKenna – Retired Professional Golfer – Sport

Mrs. Basmath Indra Gopie – Patient Care Assistant – Gallantry

Mr. Heeralal Ramkisson – Firefighter – Gallantry

Mr. Kertson Brenton Manswell – Boxer – Sport

Mr. Ramdeen Ramjattan (John Agitation) – Social Worker/Comedian – Entertainment

Mr. Jean Bertie Talma – Airline Pilot – Community Service

Mr. Wayne Desmond Crooks – Airline Pilot – Community Service

Mrs. Bernice Verona Jeffers – Pharmacist – Community Service

Colonel Edison Norman Isaac – Commandant of the Cadet Force – Youth Development/Public Service

2004:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Miss Veera Bhajan – Student – Youth Inspiration and Development

Mr. Vishwanath Arjoon – Estate Constable – Gallantry

Mr. Raj Karan Jadoo – Managing Director – Community Service

Mr. Emmanuel Juman – Retiree – Community Service

The Lara Brothers – Parang Group – Culture

Mr. Albert ‘Al’ Ramsawack – Writer/Folklorist – Culture/Folklore

Mr. Chandardath Choko Sookram – Security Officer – Community Service

Miss Rhonda Charles – Student – Gallantry

2005:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Heeralal Rampartap – Cultural Ambassador – Culture

Mr. Wayne Kirk Mitra Naranjit (Posthumous) – Student – Youth Inspiration

Mrs. Molly Reita Boxill – Boxing Judge – Sport/Boxing

Mr. Paul “Bill” Trotman – Entertainer/Artiste – Culture

Mr. Kirk Riaz Fakira – Acting Clerk II – Gallantry

Mr. Michael “Mano” Marcellin – Retired Musician – Music

Mrs. Alix Archer De Silva – Brand Manager – Honesty

Mr. Peter Deryck Samuel – Performance Artiste/Aquatic t\Therapist – Culture/Sport

Miss Ria Ramnarine – Boxer – Sport/Boxing

2006:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Roy Mootoo – Retired School Principal – Public and Community Service

Mrs. Elizatbeth Helena Percy (Posthumous) – Retired School Mistress – Community Service

Mrs. Cousilla Persad – Housewife – Community Service

Mr. Carlton Phillip – Retired Teacher/Tailor – Community Service

Mr. Ralph St. Clair Davies – Pianist – Culture (Music)

Mr. Kelvin Guy Choy Aming – Retired Cultural Ambassador – Culture (Music)

Gary Straker’s Pan School – Organisation – Culture

Mr. Edwin Joseph Skinner – Economist/Business Manager – Sport

Mr. Dudnath Ramkeesoon – Marketing Manager – Sport

Mr. Renny Quow – Athlete – Sport

Miss Rhonda Watkins – Athlete – Sport

2007:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Ms. Audrey Floretta Clarke – Retired Teacher – Community Service

Mr. Peter Paul de Vlugt – Band Leader – Music

2008:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Carlos Adolphus Baynes – Golfer – Sport

Ms. June Marion Joseph – Retired Music Curriculum Supervisor – Music Education

Mr. Ashley Garcia – Student – Gallantry

Mr. Ricardo Burgess – Student – Gallantry

Mr. Ian Baptiste – Motor Vehicle Driver – Gallantry

Humming Bird Medal

BRONZE

1969:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Edwin Roberts – Athlete – Athletics

Mr. Ken Morris – Metal Worker – Fine Arts

Mr. Krishna Persad – Dancer – Indian Classical Dance

Mr. Anthony Williams – Steelbandsman – Steelband Development

1970:

Mr. Neville Jules – Steelbandsman – Steelband Music

Mr. Narsaloo Ramaya – Vice-President, National Association of Indian Artistes – Indian Classical Music

Mrs. Kathleen Warner (Auntie Kay)- Radio Announcer (Children’s Programmes) Cultural Development

1971:

Mr. Hugh Borde – Steelbandsman – Steelband Development

1972:

NIL

1973:

NIL

1974:

NIL

1975:

NIL

1976:

NIL

1977:

NIL

1978:

NIL

1979:

NIL

1980:

NIL

1981:

NIL

1982:

NIL

1983:

NIL

1984:

NIL

1985:

NIL

1986:

NIL

1987:

NIL

1988:

NIL

1989:

NIL

1990:

NIL

1991:

NIL

1992:

NIL

1993:

NIL

1994:

NIL

1995:

NIL

1996:

NIL

1997:

NIL

1998:

Mr. Ramanand Siewsankar – Social Worker – Gallantry

1999:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Danne Costelloe – Company Manager – Gallantry

Mr. Donald Brian Patrick Lee – Machine Operator – Gallantry

Mr. Jerome Lee – Self-employed – Gallantry

Mr. Stephen Noel Skinner – Fire Officer – Gallantry

Mr. Dexter Veriul – Labourer – Gallantry

Mr. Steve Augustine Williamson – Technician – Gallantry

2000:

Mr. Darren Riad Baksh – Travel Agent – Gallantry

2001:

NIL

2002:

NIL

2003:

NIL

2004:

NIL

2005:

NIL

2006:

NIL

2007:

For Loyal and Devoted Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Curtis Ramjitsingh – Teacher – Gallantry

Miss Priya Seeram – Child – Gallantry

Mrs. Rosalind Gabriel – Band Leader – Culture

Mrs. Hettie Juanita Mejias-de Gannes – Optometrist – Culture

2008:

NIL

Public Service Medal of Merit

GOLD

GISL Library Archives

GISL Library Archives

For Outstanding and Meritorious Service in the Public Service

1969:

Mr. Carlton Ottley – Retired Director of Community Development and Historian  – Community Development

Colonel Stanley Johnson – Commander of the Defence Force – Defence

Mr. James P. Reid – Commissioner of Police – Police Duty

Mr. Randolph Burroughs – Assistant Superintendent of Police – Police Duty

Mr. Mathieu V. Lee Sing – Retired Auditor General – Public Audit

Mr. Mohammed P. Alladin – Director of Culture – Fine Arts

Mr. Sylvestre Nicholas – Teacher,  Belmont  Intermediate School – Public Morality

1970:

Brigadier Joffre C. H. Serrette, M.B.E., C.V.O – Commander of the Defence Force and Military Adviser to the Prime Minister – Defence

Mr. George L. Bowen – Permanent Secretary – Public  Service

1971:

Mr. Bertram George Hadaway – Voluntary Community Worker – Community Service

Dr. Stella Piari Abidh – Retired Public Health Officer – Public Health

Mr. Francis Eustace Bernard – Commissioner of Police – Police Service

Capt. David Bloom – Commanding Officer, Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard – Defence

Mr. Carlos Lushington Kendall – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

The Late Mr. Albert Mark (Posthumous) – Former Chairman, Teaching Service Commission – Education

Mr. Claud Anthony May – Deputy Commissioner of Police – Police Service

Mr. Bernard Primus – Chairman, Industrial Development Corporation – Public Service

Mr. Karl Seheult – General Manager, Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission – Public Service

The Siparia Community Welfare Council – Organisation – Community Service

The Texaco Credit Union – Organisation – Community Service

The Tobago United Co-operative Society Ltd. – Organisation – Community Service

1972:

Mr. Francis Alcindor – Retired Magistrate – Public Service

The Late Mr. Cecil Anthony (Posthumous) – Proprietor – Tourism

Mr. Robert Christopher Boos – Company Director – Public Service

Mr. Gerald Eugene Chen – Retired Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health – Public Service

Lt. Col. Henry Mansfield Christopher, M.V.O. – Commanding Officer, Trinidad and Tobago Regiment – Defence

Mr. Joseph d’Arcy – Retired General Manager, Port Authority – Community Service

Mr. Eugene de la Rosa – Chief Officer (Services) Ministry of Works – Public Service

Mr. Winston Fung – Retired Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance – Public Service

Mrs. Eileen Guillaume – Retired Community Development Officer – Community Service

Mrs. Lydia Harper – Retired Teacher – Voluntary Social Service

Mrs. Mary Winifred Hobson – Voluntary Social Worker – Voluntary Social Service

Mr. Henry Hochoy – Retired Chairman, Board of Inland Revenue – Public Service

Mr. Lionel Holder – Retired Magistrate – Public Service

Miss Louise Horne – Dietician – Dietetics and Community Service

Mr. Basil Jackson – Chairman, St. John’s Council – Community Service

Mr. Roy Jananan – Retired Magistrate – Public Service

Mr. Alfred Earle Jones – Retired Chief Magistrate – Public Service

Mr. Audley Lyder, M.B.E. – Retired Director of Works – Public Service

Mr. John Morton – Retired Assistant Education Officer – Education

Miss Irene Mitchell – Retired Matron, Ministry of Health – Nursing Service

Capt. David Munro – Commissioner of Prisons – Prisons Service

Mr. Andrew Mural – Regional Public Health Inspector – Public Service

Mr. Ernest Pierre – Deputy Commissioner of Police – Police Service

Mr. Guillermo Anthony Prospect – Director of Police Band – Music

Mr. Lulworth Darrell Punch – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

The Late Mr. Raymond Quevedo (Posthumous) – Former Member of Legislative Council – Public Service and Calypso

Mrs. Gladys Eileen Ramsaran – Retired Magistrate – Public Service

The Late Mr. Adrian Cola Rienzi (Posthumous) – Barrister-at-Law – Public Service

Mr. Oswald Romilly – Retired Principal, Tranquillity School – Education

Miss Dorothy Shurland – Retired School Supervisor – Voluntary Social Service

Mr. Rodney Matthew St. Rose – Retired Director of Personnel Administration – Public Service

Mr. Caerleon Adolphus Trotman – Police Inspector – Police Service

Rev. Mother Francis Xavier Urich – Retired Principal, St. Joseph’s Covent, Port of Spain – Education

Dr. Leonard Paul Younglao – Retired Director of Medical Services – Public Service

L’Hospice Home for the Aged – Organisation – Voluntary Social Service

Salvation Army – Organisation – Voluntary Social Service

St. Dominic’s Children Home, Belmont – Organisation – Voluntary Social Service

St. Mary’s Children’s Home, Tacarigua – Organisation – Voluntary Social Service

St. Vincent de Paul Society – Organisation –Voluntary Social Service

Blind Welfare Association – Organisation –Voluntary Social Service

Child Welfare League – Organisation –Voluntary Social Service

Coterie of Social Workers – Organisation –Voluntary Social Service

Lady Hochoy Home for Retarded Children – Organisation –Voluntary Social Service

School for the Deaf – Organisation –Voluntary Social Service

Princess Elizabeth Home for Handicapped Children – Organisation –Voluntary Social Service

Trinidad and Tobago Association for Mental Health – Organisation –Voluntary Social Service

Trinidad and Tobago Chest and Heart Association – Organisation –Voluntary Social Service

Trinidad and Tobago Leprosy Relief Association – Organisation –Voluntary Social Service

Trinidad and Tobago Society for Rehabilitation of the Disabled – Organisation –Voluntary Social Service

Young Women’s Christian Association – Organisation –Voluntary Social Service

1973:

Miss Grace Monica Abdool – Musician – Music

Mr. Ralph Baney – Artist – Fine Arts

Mr. Ivan Padarath Bissessar – Retired Education Officer – Education

Mr. Martin McDonald Burnham – Police Constable – Police Duty

Mr. Lionel McDonald Christian – Retired Town Clerk, San Fernando Borough Council – Public Service

Mr. Henry Willoughby Farrell – Retired Town Clerk, Port of Spain City Council – Public Service

Mr. Pelham Theodore Forde – Chief Storekeeper, Printing and Stationery Department – Public Service

Mr. Allan Fitzroy Hewitt – Retired Town Clerk, Port of Spain City Council – Public Service

Mr. Cecil Hutchinson – Printing Supervisor, Printing and Stationery Department – Public Service

Mr. Hugh Clifford Israel – Supervisor, Lithographic Section Printing and Stationery Department – Public Service

Mr. Vernon Jack – Guard-Messenger, Trinidad and Tobago Missions to the United Nations, New York – Public Service

Mr. Ferdinand Felix Joseph – Retired Chief Executive Officer, St. George County Council – Public Service

Mr. Harold Englehart Leacock – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Victor Chrysostom McIntyre – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Miss Ethel Maud Mills, M.B.E. –Retired Education Officer – Voluntary Social Service

Mr. Leo Carlton Nanton – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Ulric Osmond Nesbitt – Retired Government Printer – Public Service

Mr. Eric Mark Patience – Retired Director of Civil Aviation – Public Service

Mr. Lucius Simon Pierre – Retired Education Officer – Education and Community Service

Mr. McDonald Pritchard (Posthumous) – Police Recruit – Police Duty

Mr. Gerald Wharton Remy – Voluntary Social Worker – Voluntary Social Service

Mr. Gladstone Lionel Roach – Retired Assistant Commissioner of Police – Police Service

Mr. Neil Camil Salvary – Police Constable – Police Duty

Mr. James Sukhnanan Sammy – Retired Education Officer – Education

Mr. Arthur Denis Troja – Retired Property Manager, Ministry of Works – Public Service

Miss Sybil Helena Weekes – County Matron, Chacachacare Leprosarium – Public Service

1974:

Mr. George Ethelbert Holder – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. John  Lyon Smith – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. Emmanuel Nicholas Kalloo – Retired Chief Probation Officer  – Public Service

Miss Evelyn Victoria Hargreaves – County Health Visitor – Public Service

Mr. Eugene Edwin Beard – Retired Audit Director – Public Service

Mr. Winzey Anthony Bruno – Retired Chief Magistrate – Public Service

Mr. Arthur Hamilton Busby – Retired Chief Magistrate – Public Service

Mr. Harold Milton Telemaque – Retired Schools Supervisor – Literature

Mrs. Theodora Thomasos – Retired Education Officer – Education and Voluntary Social Service

Miss Gertrude Enid Shepherd – Retired Telephone Operator – Public Service

Mr. George Munroe – Former Secretary General, Seamen & Waterfront Workers Trade Union – Trade Unionism

Mr. Raymond Joseph d’Abadie – Former General Secrretary, Blind Welfare Association – Public Service

Miss Irene Umilta McShine – Retired Inspector of Schools – Education

Mr. Oswald Elrick Wellington – Retired Assistant Government Printer – Public Service

Dr. Oswald Horace Siung – Retired Principal Medical Officer – Public Health

Mr. Anthony Clemendore – Retired Regimental Sergeant Major (Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force) – Youth Affairs

Mr. Vincent Gregory Duncan (Posthumous) – Former Chairman, St. George County Council – Public Service

Mr. James Maraj – Assistant Secretary General, Commonwealth Secretariat – Public Service

Mrs. Agatha Beckles – Voluntary Social Worker – Voluntary Social Service

Miss Olive Theodore Sawyer – Retired Community Development Supervisor – Social Service

Mr. Winston “Spree” Simon – Steelband Pioneer – Contribution to the development of the Steelband

Mr. Oscar Emmanuel Pyle – Steelband Pioneer – Contribution to the development of the Steelband

Mr. Lionel Paul Mitchell – Retired Education Officer – Public Service and Voluntary Social Service

1975:

Mrs. Mildred Boyce-Ambrose – Retired District Nurse – Nursing and Community Service

Mr. Leslie Brunton – Journalist – Journalism

Mr. Harold Burnett – Retired Comptroller of Customs and Excise – Public Service

Mr. Raymond Charles – Retired Comptroller of Customs and Excise – Public Service

Mr. Godfrey Codrington – Adviser, Central Bank – Public Service

Mr. Charles de Freitas – Retired Manager, Cocoa and Coffee Industry Board – Public Service

Mr. Bertram Dufont – Physiotherapist – Sport

Miss Lucy Agatha Carmen Fields – Nursing Superintendent, Curative – Nursing

Mr. Harold Flemming – Retired Comptroller of Customs and Excise – Public Service

Mr. Martin Francis – Supervisor, Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission Trade School – Technical Education

Mrs. Ursula Gittens – President, Public Services Association – Labour

Mr. Harold Gooding – Retired Town Clerk – Public Service

Mr. Albert Kenneth Kelshall – Retired Director of Contracts – Public Service

Miss Marjorie Lumsden (Posthumous) – Former Head of Library Services – Public Service

Miss Ann Murray – Retired Nursery School Teacher – Teaching and Community Service

Mr. Percival Patience – Retired Transport Commissioner – Public Service

Miss Julia Ward – Retired Nurse – Nursing

Mr. Cecil Oliver Wyke – Retired Chief Trade Officer  – Public Service

Miss Anna Mahase – Principal, St. Augustine Girls’ High School – Education

Mr. Albert Inniss – Retired Town Clerk, San Fernando Borough Council – Public Service

Trinidad and Tobago Federation of Women’s Institutes – Organisation – Community Service

The Little Carib – Organisation – Culture and Dancing

La Petite Musicale – Organisation – Folk Music

San Fernando Arts Council – Organisation – Arts

The Lions Clubs of Trinidad and Tobago – Organisation – Community Service

The Rotary Clubs of Trinidad and Tobago – Organisation – Community Service

1976:

Mr. Basil Joseph Douglas – Labour Attache, Embassy Trinidad and Tobago (Washington) – Public Service

Mrs. Lilian Elaine Pierre – Retired Manageress of Nurses’ Hostel, General Hospital, Port of Spain – Public Service

Mr. Eustace Gordon Draper – Retired Welfare Officer – Sports and Community Development

Mr. Eric William Hemming – Retired Printing Supervisor III – Public Service

Mr. Franklyn Blake – Retired Printing Supervisor I – Public Service

Dr. Edward Abraham Moses – Consultant in charge of Psychiatric Unit, General Hospital, Port of Spain – Public Service

Mr. FitzGerald Maynard – Retired School Principal I – Public Service

Mr. Cecil Roderick Gray – Lecturer, University of the West Indies – Education and Culture

Mrs. Anna Constance Stanislaus – Retired Sister/Tutor, United Kingdom – Public Service

Mrs. Irene Evlin McFarlane – Retired Public Officer and Cub Mistress – Community Service

Mr. Lytton Leopold Lushington Sebro – Retired Scout Commissioner – Community Service

Mr. Fitz Stephen Elliott – Retired School Principal – Community Service

Mr. Kenneth Gordon Lam See – Retired Supervisor, Currency Division, Central Bank – Public Service

Mrs. Berenice Iyvoll Dolly, O.B.E. – Voluntary Social Worker – Social Work

Mr. Gooshaire Hassanali – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Dr. Ashraff Hosein – Retired District Medical Officer – Public Service

Mr. Hugh Ferreira – Retired Chief Immigration Officer – Public Service

Mr. Carlton Mayers – Retired Sergeant in Arms, Parliament – Public Service

Mr. Jin Hean Ho – Member, Public and Police Service Commissions – Public Service

Mr. Rawle Shilston Jordan – Retired Principal, Bishop’s High School, Tobago – Education

The Trinidad and Tobago National Council of Parent/Teacher Association – Organisation – Public Service (Education)

The Federation of Consumer Co-operatives Societies Limited – Organisation – Co-ooperatives

The Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross Society – Organisation – Public Service

The Girl Guides Association of Trinidad and Tobago – Organisation – Public Service (Youth Development)

The Trinidad and Tobago Scout Association – Organisation – Public Service (Youth Development)

The Horticultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago – Organisation – Public Service (Horticulture)

1977:

Mrs. Elaine Joseph – Voluntary Social Worker – Voluntary Social Work

Mr. Albert George Alkins – Sports Journalist – Journalism (Sport)

Mr. Frank Oswald Gonzalez – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – Service of Agriculture

Mr. Eugene Raymond – Retired commissioner of Valuations – Public Service

Mr. Ralph Pierre – Retired Commissioner of Valuations – Public Service

Mrs. Erica Beulah Byron-Reece – Teacher of the Deaf – Child Care

Mr. Lionel Eustace Thomasos – Accountant and Storekeeper – Community Development

Miss Thelma Stanley – Juvenile Home Supervisor III – Social Service

Mr. Thomas Meyer – Retired Chief Fire Officer – Public Service

Mr. Ivan Bartram John Rouse – Retired  Senior Inspector of Schools – Education and Social Work

Mr. Thomas Isles – Retired Commissioner of Prisons – Public Service

Mr. George Eustace Rex Latour – Retired Clerk of the House – Public Service

1978:

Mr.  Joseph Fitz-Simon Belle – Former Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Rupert Marcus Theodore Bowman – Retired Commissioner, Inland Revenue – Public Service

Mr. Hollick Edward Harnarayan – Retired Senior Magistrate – Public Service

Mr. Yusuf Jamadar (Posthumous) – Legal Secretary to the Attorney General – Public Service

Mr. Ulmont Llewellyn Jerome Pierre – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Patrick Sebastian Ruiz – Retired Registrar General – Public Service

Mr. Rickhi Ramcharitar – School Supervisor II – Public and Community Work

Mr. Sookh Mungal Supersad, C.A., A.C.C.A., A.C.I.S., A.T.I.I. – Retired Chairman, Board of Inland Revenue – Public Service

Commander Mervyn Oliver Williams – Commanding Officer, Coast Guard – Public Service

1979:

Mr. George Fabio Cumberbatch – Retired Postmaster-General – Public Service and Sport

Dr. Montgomery Alvin Forrester – Medical Practitioner – Medicine

Dr. Robert Joseph Krogh – Medical Practitioner – Medicine

Dr. Milton Franklin McDowall – Retired Specialist Medical Officer – Public Service

Mr. Euan Foch Haig Nunez – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mrs. Nesta Patrick – School Principal – Community Service

Mr. Isidore Smart – Retired Chief State Solicitor – Public Service

Miss Sybil James – Retired Principal – Education

1980:

Mr. Charles Zacchary Bain – Retired Director, Population Programme Unit – Public Service

Mr. George Eric Leyland Laforest – Retired Public Officer – Public Service and Community Service

Mr. Gerald Aubrey Stewart, Barrister at Law – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. Hugh Ferdinand Cherrie – Retired Assistant Auditor General – Public Service

Mr. Kenneth Eric Duff – Deputy Commissioner of Police – Police Service

Mr. Robert George Ashton Archbald – Retired Warden – Public Service

Mr. Wilfred Horatio Henry – Retired Town Clerk – Public Service

Mr. Hilton A. Clarke – Boxing Promoter – Sport (Boxing)

Mr. Roderick Clifford Aqui – Retired Supervisor of Examinations – Education

Pan Trinbago – Organisation – Indigenous Culture

Field Naturalists Club – Organisation – Community Service (Ecology)

Servol – Voluntary Organisation – Social Work

1981:

Sr. Aloysius Zephyrina Ashby – Religious Sister – Education

Mr. Clyde Scipio Boyce – Retired Town Clerk of San Fernando – Public Service

Mr. Edward A. Braithwaite – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. John H. Buddhu – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

1982:

Mr. Melville Woodrow Robin – Retired Director of Culture – Music and Public Service

Trinidad and Tobago Automobile Association – Organisation – Road Safety

Mr. Cecil Haig Dolly – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. Lance Oswald Warner –  Retired Public Officer – Public Service

1983:

Mr. Hubert Blackett – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Vernon Chin Cheong – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Sr. Bernadette de la Bastide – Retired School Principal – Education

Mr. Mortley de Peaza – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Lennox Oswald Farrell – Retired Director, Bank Operations – Public Service

Mr. Donovan Palmer – Retired Director, School Supervision – Education

Mrs. Ruby Lillian Perreira – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Dr. David Quamina – Medical Practitioner – Medicine

Mr. Isidore Cecil Rampersad – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Robert E. Rogers – Retired Town Clerk, Arima Borough Council – Public Service

Miss Stephanie Shurland  – retired School Principal –  Education

Mr. Teasley Churchill Taitt – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Lloyd St. Auburn Wiltshire – Retired Public Servant (Chief Fire Officer) – Public Service

1984:

Mr. James Alva Bain – Retired Permanent Secretary, Member, Public and Police Service Commissions – Public Service

Mr. Kenneth Evelyn – Architect – Public Service

Mr. Carlyle Loinsworth Henry – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Dr. Norbert Joseph Masson – Retired Permanet Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Ibraheem Ali Mohammed – Retired Civil Engineer, Chief Technical Officer – Public Service

1985:

Mr. Roland Crawford – Retired Chief Magistrate – Public Service

Mr. Kenneth Augustus Delpeche – Retired Hospital Medical Director – Public Service

Mr. Ovid Owen Fernandes – Retired Special Adviser to the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources – Public Service

Mr. Harold Fraser – Retired Commissioner of Inland Revenue – Public Service

Mr. Edmund Otis Pontian Mendez – Retired General Manager Port Authority – Public Service

Miss Ruth Louise Polo – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Crehan Polo – Retired Director of Contracts – Public Service

Mr. Joseph Douglas Pounder – Retired Commissioner of Inland Revenue and Chairman of the Board – Public Service

Mr. Gaston Rollingson – Retired Director Contracts – Public Service

Mr. Leo Percival Bertram Seebaran – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Trinidad and Tobago Association in Aid of the Deaf – Organisation – Voluntary Social Service

1986:

Mr. Joseph Anthony Cooper – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Dr. Barbara Phyllis Hull – Virologist – Public Service

Ms. Marjorie Ena Lee Fook – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. Theophilus Vincent Mitchell (Posthumous) – Retired School Supervisor – Social Work

1987:

Mr. Randolph Charles – Former Commissioner of Prisons – Public Service

Mr. Hilton Hamilton Cupid – Former Chief Personnel Officer – Public Service

1988:

Miss Lorna Monica Rigsby – Social Worker – Community Service and Promotion of National Welfare

Mr. Ulric Ferdinand McNeil – BWIA Corporate Manager, Technical Operations – Avionics

Ms. Pearl Solomon – Teacher – Teaching/Community Service

1989:

Miss Ruth Almira Antoine – Public Servant – Voluntary Social Work

Mrs. Oris Valda Caesar, B.A. – Teacher/Writer – Promotion of National Welfare and Community Spirit

Mr. Hamlyn Daniel Dukhan B.A., M.Ed. (Toronto), L.C.P. (Lond.) – Educator – Education

Commander Jack Eugene Williams, E.D. – Retired Commanding Officer – Distinguished service in the Defence Force and in the Community

Mr. Joseph Emmanuel Carter – Clark, House of Representatives – Public Service

The Trinidad and Tobago Association of Washington D.C. – Organisation – Long and Meritorious Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Sahadeo Toolsie – Attorney at Law – Public Service

Mr. Frank Andral Barsotti, M.A. (Cantab.) – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Cephil Alric Percy St. Hill B.Sc. (Econ.) (London-U.W.I.) M.Sc. (Econ.) (U.W.I.) – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Lennie Francis Farfan, F.C.C.A. – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Horace Arnym Bailey – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mrs. Phyllis Robinson – Housewife – Community Service

Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard – Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force – Public Service

Miss Gene Miles (Posthumous) – Retired Public Servant – Public Service

1990:

Stephen Seepersad – Retired Principal – Education/Community Service

Carlton Connor – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

William Edward Atwell – Retired Field Scout Commissioner – Community Service/Scouting

Wilfred KcKell – Retired Director of Personal Administration – Public Service

St. Jude’s School for Girls – Institution – Social Work

Bertille St. Clair – Teacher/soccer Coach – Sport

1991:

Mr. Lennox Ballah, B.A. (U.W.I.), LL.B. (Lond.), LL.M. (Columbia Univ.) – Retired Public Servant, Director, Institute of Marine Affairs –Public Service

Mr. Alexander Carlyle Sieuchand, B.A. (B.C.), B.Ed., Dip. Soc.Psych of Ed. (Leic.), M.Ed. (U.W.I.) –Retired School Supervisor III – Education

Mrs. Daphne Cuffie – Retired Principal – Education

Sister Paul D’Ornellas, B.A. (Lond.), Dip. Sch. Org. and Admin. (Oxf), M.Ed., M.A. (Birmingham) – Retired Principal – Education

Mr. Innocent Basdeo Beddoe, B.A. (Hons), Dip. Ed., M.Ed. – Retired Educationist – Education

Dr. Laurence Eric Iton – Agriculturist – Agriculture and Livestock Development

Miss Lystra Yuille – Retired Principal – Education

Brigadier Joseph Louis Simon Theodore, E.D. – Retired Chief of Defence Staff – Public Service

1992:

Sister Regina Leiba – Retired Teacher – Education

Miss Marjorie Albertha Parkinson, B.A. (Hons.) – Retired School Supervisor III – Education and Community Service

Dr. Michael George Lines, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Wales) – Chartered Chemist – Public Service

Miss Pearl Alexandrine Bruce – Retired Superintendent of Police – Community Service

Mr. Eugene R. Blackett – Retired School Supervisor III – Education and Community Service

Dr. Egbert Patrick Alleyne – F.A.O. Representative to Barbados – Public Service

Mr. George Randolph Williams – Theatrical Stage Lighting and Designer – Art and Culture

Mr. Cyril Francis St. Lewis, B.A., M.F.A. – Retired Teacher – Culture

1993:

Mr. James Edwin Mc Arthur  Adams – Former Permanent Secretary, Member of the Industrial Court and Chairman of the Registration, Recognition and Certification Board – Public Service

Mr. Kelvin Vincent Marcial – Retired School Principal – Education

Mr. Malcolm London – Education Officer – Education

Mr. Claude Job – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

1994:

Mrs. Olga Winifred Comma-Maynard – Housewife – Community Service

Mr. Harold Henry Atwell – Management Consultant – Public Service

Mr. Basil Vernon Cozier – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Dr. Jack Armstrong – Medical Doctor – Community Service

Mr. William Carrington – Retired Principal – Community Service

Mrs. Beatrice Albertha Dalrymple – Housewife/Tutor – Community Service

1995:

Mr. John Michael Keens-Dumas – Retired  Public Servant – Public Service

Mr. Glenville Taitt – Chairman of the National Parent/Teacher Association – Community Service

1996:

Dr. Ruby Vashti Morlay Atwell-Ferguson – Dental Surgeon – Public Service (Oral and Dental Health)

Mrs. Lucille Joyce Tam – Retired Public Servant/Former Secretary to His Excellency the President – Public Service

Mr. George Hamel Legall (Posthumous) – Petroleum Economist – Public Service

Mrs. Lenore Sylvia Dorset – Permanent Secretary – Public Service

1997:

Mrs. Eileen Monica McSween (Posthumous) – Educator – Education/Culture/Sport

Miss Beryl Lucia Wood – Retired Educator – Education (Home Economics)

1998:

Mr. Randolph Arthur Kong – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Ms. Joycelyn Lucas – Retired Chief Elections Officer – Public Service

Mr. Lionel Bhual Mahadeo – Deputy Chairman, Statutory Authorities’ Service Commission – Public Service

1999:

Dr. Dinanath Gajadhar – Retired Deputy Chief Elections Officer – Public Service

Mr. Wayne Jordan Patrick – School Principal – Community Service/Education

Mr. Walter Colin Douglas Jones – Retired School Supervisor – Public Service/Education

Mr. Nigel Pierre – Retired Executive Director, Human Resource Management – Public Service

2000:

Mr. Geoffrey Selwyn Adimoolah – Retired Schools Supervisor II – Education

Mr. Hatim Gardner – Retired Director of Educational Services  – Education

Miss Lena Yvonne King – Retired Clerk IV – Public Service

Miss Jean Sylvia Kirton – Nurse – Community Service

2001:

Mr. Rubert Mends – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Services

2002:

Mr. Winston Lennox Connell – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

2003:

Mr. Winston Borrell – Manager – Tourism

Mr. Hart Theodore Edwards – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mr. Frank Owen Abdulah – Retired Diplomat – Public Service

2004:

Mr. Joseph Allard – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Ms. Cislyn Baptiste – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mrs. Pamella Benson – Librarian – Public Service/Librarianship

Mr. Carl de Souza (Posthumous) – former Customs Officer –Public Serice

Mr. Kenneth Phillip – Teacher – Public and Community Service

Mr. Frank Porter – Teacher – Community Service

2005:

Ms. Yolande Gooding – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Sister Petronilla Joseph, O. Carm. – Principal – Education

Dr. Hyacinth Evadne McDowall – Retired Curriculum Officer – Education

Mr. Ahmed Latiff Ali – Retired School Principal – Community Service

Mrs. Annette Cecile Alfred – Cultural Officer – Culture

Mr. John Wosley Antoine – Retired Oil Executive – Youth Development/Sport

Mr. J. David Ramkeesoon – Community Worker – Community Service

Nature Seekers – Conservators – Environment

MOMS for Literacy (Caribbean) – Organisation – Education

Mother’s Union Children’s Home – Organisation – Community Service

Ms. Louise Angelina McIntosh – Music Teacher – Music

2006:

Mr. Deosaran Jagroo – Manager – Public Service

Mr. Andrew Llewellyn Tyson (Posthumous) – Former Chief Election Officer – Public Service

Mrs. Carol Clark – Retired Principal – Education

Mrs. Victoria Mendez-Charles – Retired Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mrs. Paula Hazel-Dawn Daniel – Retired Chief Education Officer – Public Service

Mr. Jagdeo Maharaj – Retired School Supervisor III/Principal – Public Service

2007:

Mr. Louis Joseph Bryan – Retired Permanent Secretary and Chairman of the Statutory Authorities’ Service Commission – Public Service

Mrs. Elizabeth Crouch – Retired Principal – Education

Dr. Dhanrajie Dial-Seupersad – Medical Practitioner – Public Service

Mr. Sakal Seemungal – Retired Permanent Secretary and Member of the Public Service Commission – Public Service

Mr. Alfred Wafe – Retired School Supervisor – Education

2008:

For Outstanding and Meritorious Service to Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Marc Terence Thorne (Posthumous) – Attorney-at-law/Deputy Solicitor General – Public Service

Public Service Medal of Merit

SILVER

For Outstanding and Meritorious Service in the Public Service

1969:

Mr. Charles F. Worme – Agriculturist and Teacher – Poultry Farming

Mother Helen (de Verteuil), M.B.E. – Music Teacher – Music

Mr. George Mose – Retired Assistant Director of Social Welfare – Social Welfare

Mr. Eric James, M.B.E. – Retired Public Officer and Sportsman – Football

Mr. Norbert Brown – Musician and Teacher – Choral Music

Miss Marjorie Padmore – Musician and Schools Broadcasting Officer – Music

Miss Mary M. Scandella – Administrative Officer II, Police Service – Administration

Mrs. Lystra Lewis, M.B.E. – Teacher and Sportswoman – Netball

Mr. Sydney Ramdial – Retired Inspector of Schools – Education

Mr. Raymond Watkins – Director of National Youth Camps – Youth Affairs

Mr. Fitz G. Maynard – Retired Teacher – Friendly Societies

Mr. Reginald V. Hogan – Retired Public Officer – Credit Unionism

Mr. James McDonald – Radio Communications Supervisor, Police Service – Communications

Mr. Sydney Turpin – Messenger II, Prime Minister’s Office – Orderly Duty to the Prime Minister

Mr. Willoughby Weekes – Head Butler, Governor-General’s House – Household Duty to the Governor-General

1970:

Mr. Victor Noel –Deputy Chairman, Statutory Authorities Service Commission – Education

Captain David Bloom – Commanding Officer, Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard – Defence

Captain David Munro – Commissioner of Prisons – Prisons Service

Mr. Clebert Grayson – Chief Fire Officer – Fire Service

Mr. Leslie Oliver Weekes – Government Printer – Public Service

Mr. Claud Anthony May- Deputy Commissioner of Police – Police Service

Lt. Commander Mervyn Williams – Officer, Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard – Defence

Mr. Louis J. Rodriguez – Assistant Commissioner of Police – Police Service

Mr. Ernest Pierre – Assistant Commissioner of Police – Police Service

Mr. Eric McCarthy – Former Registrar, Supreme Court – Public Service

Mr. Cyril Barnes – Former Assistant Commissioner of Police – Police Service and Social Welfare

Captain Julian A. Spencer – Officer, Trinidad and Tobago Regiment – Defence

Mr. Victor Rique- Electoral Officer – Public Service

Mr. Ignatius McPhillip – Superintendent of Police – Police Service

Mr. Keith Braithwaite (Posthumous) – Volunteer Fireman – Fire Service

Mr. Enos Sewlal – Archivist – Archives

Miss Marjorie Guy – Inspector of Schools – Education

Mrs. Evelyn Tracey – Superintendent, St. Mary’s Children’s Home – Social Welfare

Mr. Wallace Pedro – Principal, School for the Deaf – Education of the Deaf and Dumb

1971:

Mr. Carlton Comma – Retired Secretary-Librarian, Trinidad Public Library – Public Service

Mr. Bisram Gopie – Retired Administrative Assistant – Community Service

Dr. Edmund Jones – Technical Officer, Ministry of Agriculture – Agricultural Research

Miss Blanche Lewis – Retired County Health Visitor – Nursing

Mr. Peter Roach – Retired Commissioner for Co-operative Development – Co-operatives

Capt. Arthur Watson – Officer, Trinidad and Tobago Regiment – Music

1972:

Mr. Clifton Brathwaite – Chargehand – Sanitation

Mr. Wilkie Solomon Campbell – Retired Police Sergeant – Police Service

Mr. Peter Carvalho – Carnival Bandleader – Carnival Development

Mr. Claude Drayton – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. Selwyth (Sel) Duncan – Musician – Music

Miss Romania Edwards – District Health Visitor – Nursing Service

Mr. Ulric Farrell (Lord Pretender) – Calypsonian – Calypso

Rev. Samuel Lionel Gadsby – Clergyman – Religion

Mr. Joseph Granville – Chauffeur – Public Service

Mr. Brunell Jones – Journalist – Journalism

Mr. Ralph Knowles – Sports Commentator – Sport

Mr. McDonald Moore – Retired Public Officer – Music

Mr. Sylvestre Mata – Parang Leader – Parang Music

Miss Joan Nestor – Secretary to the Governor- General – Public Service

Mr. Ivan Bertram Nicholas – Secretary, Trinidad and Tobago Association of County Councils – Local Government

Mr. Eric Austin Pollard – Police Sergeant (Acting) – Police Service

Mr. Yolande Pompey Rabathaly – Chauffeur, Trinidad and Tobago High Commission, London – Sport

Rev. Fr. Raymond Reid – Clergyman – Public Service

Mr. Sonnylal Rambissoon – Teacher – Art

Mr. Harold Saldenha – Carnival Bandleader – Carnival Development

Miss Marcelle Seheult, M.V.O. – Retired Private Secretary to the Governor-General – Public Service

Mrs. Hazel Ward – Television Announcer – Cultural Development

Mr. John (Buddy) Williams – Musician – Music

Mrs. Joyce Wong Sang – Community Development Officer – Community Service

1973:

NIL

1974:

NIL

1975:

Mrs. Rose McCartha Sandy Lewis “Calypso Rose” – Calypsonian – Calypso

Miss Francine Edwards “Singing Francine” – Calypsonian – Calypso

Miss Joyce Titus – Telephone Operator – Community Development

Rev. Violet Assam – Minister of Religion – Religion

Mr. Wilfred Melville-  County Councillor – Public Service

1976:

Mr. Hugh Reynold Lee – Member, Road Safety Association – Public Service

Mr. Ahoy Chai – Carnival Band Leader – Carnival Development

Mr. Torrance Iqbal Mohammed – Dancer – Arts and Dance

Mr. Dennis  Elliott Ramdwar – Deputy Commissioner of Police – Police Service

Mr. Mahabir Durga – Proprietor – Social and Religious Work

Mr. Esmond Ernest Walters – Muscian – Music

Mr. Cecil Frederick  Lawrence Bonas – Retired Employee, San Fernando Borough Council – Music

1977:

Mr. Albert Peters – Retired Assistant Commissioner of Police – Police Service

Mr. Conrad Stephen Bennett – Press Photographer – Journalism (Photography)

Mr. Denton Olliviere – Retired Messenger – Public Service

Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force – Organisation – Public Service (Youth Development)

1978:

Miss Enies Austen – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. Eric Albert Deane – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. Selwyn Rawle Eugene Derrick – Soldier – Defence

Mr. John Eligon (Posthumous) – Police Inspector – Police Duty

Mr. Ainsley Eustache (Posthumous) – Police Corporal – Police Duty

Mr. Paul Sookrajh Fulchan – Lifeguard – Lifesaving

Miss Dorothy Beryl Harewood – Retired Senior Matron – Public Service

Mr. James Wesley Jackman – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. Emery Joyeau (Posthumous) – Police Constable – Police Duty

Mr. John Milton Job – Soldier – Defence

Lieut.-Commander Richard Kelshall – Seaman Officer – Defence

Mr. Carlyle Livingston Mohan – Retired Public Officer – Community Service

Mr. Leroy Kelvin Trotman – Retired Assistant Auditor General – Public Service

Mr. Cecil Villarouel – Soldier – Defence

Mr. Leslie Clement Weekes – Retired 2nd Deputy Registrar General – Public Service

Mr. Maurice Williams (Posthumous) – Police Constable – Police Duty

1979:

Mr. Roy Lindley Cudjoe – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. Godfrey Edward Cimberbatch (Posthumous) – Retired Friendly Societies Officer – Community Service

Mrs. Adna Claudia Drayton – Social Worker – Community Service in the field of Child Welfare

Mr. Fitzroy Dyer – Public Officer – Credit Union Development

Mr. Samuel Fisher – Retired Messenger – Public Service

Mr. Zephrine Francis – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. William Eric Henry – Retired School Supervisor – Community Service and Youth Development

Miss Irene Kathleen Montenegro – Nurse – Nursing

Mr. Samuel Arthur Moore – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mrs. Melvina St. Louis – Housewife – Voluntary Social Work

Mr. Maurice Connor – Teacher, School for the Blind – Community Service

1980:

Mr. Cecil Carrington – Inspector of Police – Police Service

Co-operative Credit Union League of Trinidad and Tobago – Organisation – Credit Union Development

Mr. Frank Romualdo Corbie (Posthumous) – Fire Officer – Public Service

Mr. Horace Harper – Retired Fire Officer – Public Service

Mr. Selwyn Huggins Headley – Assistant Superintendent of Police – Police Service

Miss Nina de Ferriere – Retired Domestic Supervisor – Public Service

Mr. Nelson Augustine – Retired Headkeeper, Emperor Valley Zoo – Public Service

Mr. Vernon Hubert La Forest – Retired Fire Officer – Public Service

1981:

Mr. Luther Arnott Browne – Receptionist – Public Service

Mrs. Miriam B. Harris – Retired School Principal – Education

Mr. Osmond Kerr – Superintendent of Police – Polic Service

Mr. Clare Mc Farlane – Retired Tradesman – Community Service

Mr. Fitzroy Rudder – Coach – Golf

1982:

Mr. Ivan Winston Carter – Retired Director, Classification and Compensation – Public Service and Sport

Miss May Johanna Cherrie – Retired Medical Social Worker – Public Service

Miss Agnes Commissiong – Retired Assistant Director of Personnel Administration – Public Service

Mr. Kelvin Robert Albert Cray – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. Waldron Emanuel – Retired Director of Education Planning – Public Service

Mr. Chong Sing David Lee Sam – Medical Clerk/Receptionist, Trintoc (Justice of the Peace) – Community Service

Mr. Mahadeo Maharajh – Hindu Pundit, Retired Sugar Chemist – Public Service

Mr. Wilfred Aldwyn Ramkerrysingh – Retired School Supervisor II Member, Police Service Commission – Public Service

Mr. Byjnath Ramcharan – Member, San Fernando Rent Assessment Board – Public Service

Mrs. Winnifred Raymond – Retired Public Health Nursing Instructor – Public Service

Miss Edwina Rowley – Retired Primary School Principal – Social Work

Mrs. Gloria Theresa Valere – Retired Principal, St. Francois Girls College – Public Service

Mrs. Dorothy Moses – Nursery School Principal – Education

1983:

Mr. Irving Compton Joseph – Retired Assistant Auditor General  – Public Service

Mrs. Rita McNeil – Retired Private Secretary to His Excellency the President – Public Service

Mr. Juancito Rodriguez – Retired Secretary/Warden, Woodbrook Youth Centre – Youth Affairs

Mr. Richard Hilton Tobitt – Soldier – Defence

Mr. Ronald Paul Walker – Engineer – Public Service

Mr. Eugene John Laurent  – Retired School Teacher – Education

Mr. George des Anges – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

1984:

Mr. Merle Baird – Retired Town Clerk (Point Fortin) – Public Service

Mr. Berthel Lyndersay Lucas – Former Manager, Wharves, Port Authority – Public Service

Miss Beulah Eudora Parris – Retired City Clerk – Public Service

Mr. Oswald Benedict Soverall – Retired Secretary to the Ombudsman – Public Service

1985:

Miss Georgina Elizabeth Crichlow – Retired Teacher – Public Service

Mr. Carl Hinds – Retired Town Clerk – Public Service

Mr. Yunus Khan – Retired Commissioner of Valuations – Public Service

Mr. Peter Lennox Louis Samuel – Retired Director of Surveys – Public Service

Mr. Cecil Ivan Wilson – Retired Chief Immigration Officer  – Public Service

Mr. Harold Mayers – Retired Public Servant – Public Service

1986:

Mr. Gordon Augustus Bacchus – Retired Road Superintendent – Public Service

Mr. Kenneth Desmond Chen – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Mr. Eastlyn Errol Dasent – Teacher – Education

Mr. Herman Ford – Retired Sergeant at Arms – Public Service

Ms. Lenore Mahase-Samaroo – Retired Special Teacher II – Music

Ms. Wylene Lamb – Honorary Consul for Trinidad and Tobago in Sarasota, USA – Public Service

1987:

Mr. Samuel Simon – Retired Deputy Chief Fire Officer – Public Service

Mr. Leroy Carlyle Sutherland (Posthumous) – Former Director of Pensions – Public Service

Mr. Alec Martin Heller – Former Police Officer (Assistant Commissioner of Police) – Police Service

1988:

Mr. Russell Lewis Griffith – Retired Clerk of the Senate – Public Service

Mr. Ralph  Henry Dee – Retired Checker – Religious Music

Mr. Roland Chance Lashley – Retired Messenger II – Public Service

1989:

Mr. Esmond Ramesar – Director, Extra Mural Studies – Education

Mrs. Enid Althea Kirton Teachers’ Diploma, B.A. (General) (Hons.) (U.W.I.), Dip. Ed. (U.W.I.), Dip. Management  – Teacher II – Education

Mr.  Sieudath Laloo Hingoo – Retired Contractor – Public Service

Mrs. Wilma Thompson – Retired Accounting Executive II – Public Service

Sister Mary Rosario Hackshaw – Principal – Community/Social Work

Mr. Sonny Booal Ragbir – Supervisor II, Food Crop, Caroni (1975) Limited – Promotion of National Welfare

1990:

Yvonne Lucas – Retired Public Service – Community/Social Work

Oscar Blenman – City Clerk – Public Service

Janet Baptiste John – Specialist Teacher  – Education (Teaching of the Learning of Disabled and Adult Literacy)

Malcolm Horace Kingston – Retired Assistant Commissioner of Police – Public Service

Doreen Sampson – Administrative Secretary , Girl Guide Association – Community/
Social Work

Lynette Cynthia Amy Biggart Hutchinson – Retired Librarian – Public Service

Victor Augustus – Retired School Supervisor III – Public and Community Service

Laurel Mae Louis McDowell – Retired Matron – Nursing

Dorinda Sampath – Retired Supervisor of Schools and Social Worker  – Public and Community Service

Dolly Nicholas – Research Chemist – Scientific Invention

Deonarine Siunarine – Retired Principal – Education

The Syrian/Lebanese Women’s Association – Organisation – Community Work

Winston David Elcock – Radio and Television Announcer – Public Service

1991:

Mr. Lloyd Ramautarsingh – Retired School Principal – Community Service

Mrs. Bernadette Parsons – Housewife – Community Service

Mr. Frederick Powder – Retired Principal – Education and Community Service

Miss Inez Chandler – Housewife – Community Service

Mr. Gerald Lewis – Self-employed – Carrying the National Colours

1992:

NIL

1993:

Mr. Vernan Boswell Guischard – Consultant – Community Service

Ms. Eunice Agatha Warner – Home Economics Specialist – Education

Mr. Raphael Boysie Hosein – Retired  Public Officer – sport and Community Service

Sister Antoinette Dickie – Principal – Special Education

Mr. Maurice O’Callaghan – Retired Principal – Education

Mr. Gerard Oliver Seignoret – Retired Public Officer – Public Service

Ms. Carmen Joseph – Children’s Home Manager – Community Service

Mr. Isaac Joseph Ramoutar – Assistant Sales Manager – Community Service

Ms. Yvonne Elizabeth Mungal – Voluntary Social Worker – Community Service

Ms. Beverly Ann-Marie Beckles – Chief Executive – Community Service

1994:

Mrs. Moislie Ann Clement  – Special Teacher of the Deaf – Community Service

Mrs. Yvonne Ella Pinder – Retired School Principal – Education

Mr. Rafique Baksh – Retired Electrician – Community Service

Mr. George “Tambi” Maximin – Project Director – Community Service

Mr. Laurence Franklin McDowall – Sport Administrator – Community Service

Mr. Richard Martin Gopaul – Retired Civil Servant – Public Service

Mrs. Elma Agatha Romano – Housewife – Community Service

Mr. Jeffrey Aaron Biddeau – Musical Artist – Music

Mrs. Lynne Lucille Beckles – Secretary – Community Service

1995:

Mrs. Elaine Lennore Browne – Retired Principal – Community Service

Mrs. Marjorie Andrews – Retired Principal – Education

Mrs. Daphne Dorothy Archbald-Rousseau – Educator – Education

Mrs. Cynthia Theresa St. Rose – Community Worker – Community  Service

1996:

Mr. Simon Lawrence – Retired School Principal – Education/Community Service

Mr. Sylvan James Cruickshank – Retired Hospital Attendant – Community Service

1997:

Miss Hazel Angela Anatol – Retired Assistant Auditor General – Public Service

Mr. Archibald Solomon Chauharjasingh – Retired Cultural Research Officer – Sport/Culture/Community Service

Miss Noreen Allison Holder – Retired City Clerk – Public Service

Mr. Motee Seudath Ramsaran – Retired Senior Economist – Public Service

1998:

Mrs. Vere Theresa Roma Achong – Librarian (ALA) – Public Service

Dr. Rita Marjorie Cox – Librarian – Librarianship/Literacy Community Service

1999:

Mrs. Eunice Elder – Retired Home Economist – Community Service

Mrs. Lois Elsa Barrow – Librarian – Public Service

Mr. Desmond Emmanuel Baxter – Retired Community Relations Officer – Community Service

Mrs. Ivis Teresa Gibson – Administrative Director – Community Service

Corporal Collis Harris Hazel – Police Officer – Community Service

Mr. Sonny Jainarine – Retired School Principal – Community Service/Education

Mr. Debindranath Lall Maharaj – Retired Chief Probation Officer – Public Service

Mr. Lennox Sirjuesingh – School Principal – Community Service/Sports

2000:

Mr. Anthony Commissiong – Sport Organiser – Sport

Mr. Rabindranath “Robin” Maharaj – Meteorologist – Meteorology

Naparima Alumni Association of Canada, Toronto (Honorary) – Organisation – Public Service

Mrs. Fanny Frances Ramsundarsingh – Retired School Supervisor I – Community Service

Mr. Francis Rivas – Messenger – Sport

2001:

Mrs. Yvonne Pilgrim – Retired Nurse – Nursing

2002:

Mr. Stephen Jeewanlal  Manohar Kangal – Retired Foreign Service Officer – Public and Community Service

Mrs. Lynette Ivy Comissiong – Librarian/Community Worker/Writer – Librarianship/Community Work

Mr. Cipriani Baptiste – Retired Commissioner of Prisons – Public Service

Dr. Edrick Henderson Gift – Educational Consultant – Public Service (Education)

2003:

Mr. Cecil Herman Valentine Rogers – Marketing Consultant – Public Service/Culture

Mr. John Galdstone Cupid – Retired Community Relations Officer – Culture

Mr. Cyril Lloyd “Baba” Blanchfield (Posthumous) – Permanent Secretary – Public Service

Mrs. Ethelwyn Veronica Celestain – Retired Librarian – Public Service

Mr. Edward Hernandez – Curator – Public Service

Mr. Deoraj Seunarine – Retired Principal/Commissioner of Affidavits – Public Service

Mrs. Shireen Dewan-McKen – Housewife – Public Service

2004:

NIL

2005:

Mrs. Myra Catherine Greaves – Housewife – Community Service

Miss Daisy Maria James McClean – Shopkeeper/Social Worker – Community Service

Miss Gloria Elizabeth Nurse – Retired Administrative Officer V/Former  Secretary to the President –  Public Service

2006:

Miss Valerie Minnie Foster (Posthumous) – Retired Chief Nursing Officer – Public Service

Mrs. Irma Sanowar – Retired Principal – Education

2007:

Mr. Murtuza Baksh – Retired School Supervisor and Former Member of the Teaching Service Commission – Education

Ms. Dawn Caren Dolly ( Posthumous) – Former Clerk of the Senate – Public Service

Mr. Ralph Sakaldip Persad – Retired School Supervisor – Education

Mr. Forbes Persaud – Retired Teacher – Sport/Cricket Administration

2008:

NIL

Public Service Medal of Merit

BRONZE

For Outstanding and Meritorious Service in the Public Service

1969:

NIL

1970:

Mr. Aubrey Adams – Cultural Development Adviser – Cultural Development

Mr. Fitz James Demas – Inspector of Police – Police Service

Mr. Evans Cornelius Wilson – Inspector of Police – Police Service

Sgt. Franklyn de Gale – Sergeant, Trinidad and Tobago Regiment – Defence

Mr. Hubert Cox – Sergeant of Police – Police Service

Mr. Hansley Greaves – Sergeant of Police – Police Service

Mr. Sieunarine Maraj – Sub-Officer, Fire Service Department – Fire Service

Mr. Percival Roach – Former Police Corporal – Police Service and Voluntary Social Work

Mr. Oscar Joseph – Printing Mechanical Supervisor – Public Service

Mr. Francis Rigaud – Printing Supervisor – Public Service

Mr. William Charles – Police Constable- Police Service

Mr. Ethelbert Sorzano – Messenger – Public Service

1971:

Miss Helena Manning – Maid – Public Service

Mr. Christopher Webb – Messenger – Public Service

Mr. Ralph Charles – Health Attendant – Public Service

1972:

NIL

1973:

NIL

1974:

NIL

1975:

NIL

1976:

NIL

1977:

NIL

1978:

NIL

1979:

NIL

1980:

NIL

1981:

NIL

1982:

NIL

1983:

NIL

1984:

NIL

1985:

NIL

1986:

NIL

1987:

NIL

1988:

NIL

1989:

NIL

1990:

NIL

1991:

NIL

1992:

NIL

1993:

NIL

1994:

NIL

1995:

NIL

1996:

NIL

1997:

NIL

1998:

NIL

1999:

NIL

2000:

NIL

2001:

NIL

2002:

Mr. Rasheed Khan – Public Officer – Community Service

Mr. Jitnarine Ganessingh – Retired Principal – Community Service

Ms. Mary Odilona Lee – Retired Acting Second Deputy Registrar General – Public Service

2003:

NIL

2004:

NIL

2005:

NIL

2006:

NIL

2007:

NIL

2008:

NIL

Compiled by: Zeeska Lee

Research Assistant

Information Resources Department 2008

Last Updated July 2009

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