The Foundation for the Enhancement and Enrichment of Life (FEEL) has appointed Professor Sterling Frost as its new chairman.
He replaces Mr. David Dulal-Whiteway, former Managing Director of Republic Bank, who charted the course of FEEL for the last 21 years.
During his twenty-year stewardship as Chairman, Mr. Dulal-Whiteway, who remains on the Board, oversaw the phenomenal growth of FEEL which now provides over TT$50 Million annually in donations of goods-in-kind to vulnerable communities across Trinidad and Tobago.
Professor Sterling Frost who joined the Board of FEEL in May 2017, is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer – Operations and Administration at First Citizens and currently serves on the boards of several subsidiaries within the First Citizens Group. His past directorships include financial institutions across Trinidad and Tobago, Panama, Nicaragua and Honduras. He is committed to advancing optimal national development for all sectors through his contribution to various government, academic and civil society organizations as reflected in his Chairmanship of The Lydian Singers, as Chair of The UWI Faculty of Social Sciences Advisory Board, Chair of The UWI Institute for Gender and Development Studies External Advisory Board and Chair of The UWI Development and Endowment Fund. He also serves as Deputy Chair of the Public Service Commission.
Bringing valuable perspectives, well-established records of business accomplishments and extensive service to local communities, the reconstituted Board also includes Amjad Ali, Anthony Hosang, Alain Laquis, Kristian Govia, Mark Carmino, Marlene Chin, Richard Lewis, Wendell Constantine and Elena Villafana-Sylvester (CEO).
In his inaugural address to the Board, Professor Frost reinforced the importance of collaborating with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to assist disadvantaged persons throughout Trinidad & Tobago; and to further assist our country including other CSOs by providing items which are not often accessible.