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Leadership

Organization

The elected Board of Management is the overall governing body for the Ranfurly Homes for Children. A House Committee has responsibility for the day-to-day running of the home and serves as a liaison between the board and the home’s administrator. The home is governed by the provisions of the Children and Young Persons Act and falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Social Services & Community Development.  Lady Caroline Simmonds, daughter of the home’s founder continues to support Ranfurly by securing donations from around the world.

Board of Directors:

Alexandra Maillis-Lynch
President

Alexander Mailis-LynchAlexandra received her early education at Queen's College in Nassau, Bahamas. She later moved on to study Political Science at the University of Sussex, Brighton, England where she received her Bachelors of Science Degree in the hopes of becoming an aspiring Attorney.

Although she initially pursued a legal career, Alexandra's love for food and catering to people surpassed her legal aspirations. She found herself consistently cooking for her family members, charity events and anyone who sought her assistance. Thereafter, she decided to make a career out of catering to people and has been doing the same since 1990.

Alexandra currently has a catering and event planning company called "Events by Alexandra" and is the owner of "August Moon Café" in Lyford Cay.

Alexandra is of Greek Descent and is the mother of four boys ranging from the ages of 8 to 21 years old.

Alexandra was married to the late Norman Lynch. She decided to volunteer at the Ranfurly Homes for Children upon her husband's untimely death. She felt that she needed a change from the projects she and her husband worked on together as a couple. She often says God chose Ranfurly for her and that she will never leave the beautiful children that she has met at Ranfurly that have brought much joy during her sorrow.

Joey Premock
Vice- President

Joey Premock Born in Alexandria, Louisiana and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. With an Associate Degree from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale for Interior Design, she uses some of her experience and knowledge in the real estate industry along with her commitment and eye for good design, makes Joey an integral part of a family business, Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty organization. She is a wife to Mr. Chris Premock and a mother of two young boys.

Joey started as a volunteer at the Home and now has served four years as Vice President of Ranfurly.

Mr. Alexander Roberts
Administrator

Mr. Alexander Roberts L. Alexander Roberts was born and raised in Dominica, attended university in Canada with a BSC (mathematics) and BEng (electrical). Mr. Roberts served as a Math and Science teacher from 1978-1987 and then served as Headmaster of Queen's College High School from 1987-2000. After Queen's College he spent 8-years at the Securities Commissioner of the Bahamas as Manager of the Authorities Department. Mr. Roberts joined the Ranfurly family in October of 2010 where his continued love, experience and other talents with children would be utilized.

Thomas Hackett
Treasurer

Tom serves as the chief financial officer at Fidelity Bank & Trust International Ltd since 2007. Before 2007, Tom served many years working for Pricewaterhouse Coopers in various positions and relocating from London to Nassau. His involvement and dedication with Ranfurly dates back to 1977. Tom's hobbies are playing golf and squash.

Kristy L. Kemp
Secretary

Kristy L. Kemp received her early education at Nassau Christian Academy, Nassau, Bahamas. She attended the College of The Bahamas where she received an Associate in Law and Criminal Justice. She continued her studies at the University of Buckingham, England where she obtained a Bachelors of Law (LLB) degree. She then attended the Inns of Court School of Law in London, England where she successfully completed the Bar Vocational Course.

She is a member of the Honourable Society of Inner Temple.

She was called to the English and Bahamian Bars and she worked as an Associate with Dupuch & Turnquest for three years. Ms. Kemp is now practicing as a sole practitioner.

She is a civic oriented person and loves and cares for the children dearly.

Ms. Kemp also successfully completed a diploma course at Florence Design Academy, Florence, Italy in interior design.

Other Board Members

  • Catherine Chisnall
  • Linda Eldon
  • Clement Foster
  • Ruth Gardiner
  • Latoya Polacek
  • John Robertson
  • Aneka Rolle

Members of the Association

  • Sonia Bowe Adderley
  • Deanne Cash
  • William Cash
  • Ezzard Charles
  • Alistar Chisnall
  • Philip Cumming
  • Yolanda Darville
  • Nicole Fair Bhatti
  • Silvia Fair
  • Brenda Hackett
  • Neteisha Humes-Rahming
  • Monique Impalazzigo
  • Michael & Joan Knowles
  • Kim Kooskalis
  • Allison Levarity
  • Cathy Lorandos
  • Bryn & Allie MacPhail
  • Joan Moss
  • Joan Pinder
  • Bruce Raine
  • L. Alexander Roberts
  • Honey Robertson
  • Jeff & Diane Robertson
  • Antonio Saunders
  • Susan K Saunders
  • Shacara Scavella
  • Asantia Smith
  • Francheska Smith
  • Jennifer Tini
  • Nancy Treco
  • Alexandria Wemys
  • Becky Wszolek

Honorary Members

  • Lady Caroline Simmonds
  • Jacqueline Bain
  • Flossie Cooper (Member of the Queen Mary Sewing Guild)
  • Lillian Edwards
  • Brenda Ingraham
  • Delano Knowles
  • Cally Maillis (Member of the Queen Mary Sewing Guild)
  • Isadora Maynard
  • Remelda Moxey
  • Elizabeth Sweeting

Child Members

  • Kyiesha Andrews
  • Stephanea Ranger
  • Naliyah & Ryan Storr
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