Past Executive Committees

Past Presidents

Former SCL Presidents meet at the UWI Mona Campus in 2019. L-R. Sylvia Kouwenberg, Ian Robertson, Jo-Anne Ferreira (current), Hazel Simmons-McDonald, Salikoko Mufwene, Hubert Devonish, Jeannette Allsopp, John Rickord, Lawrence Carrington
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FORMER PRESIDENTS

2018-2020 Jo-Anne S Ferreira (Trinidad and Tobago), The University of the West Indies, St Augustine
2016-2018 Sylvia Kouwenberg (Netherlands), The University of the West Indies, Mona
2014-2016 Janet Donnelly (USA), College of the Bahamas
2012-2014 Hubert Devonish (Guyana), The University of the West Indies, Mona
2010-2012 Jeannette Allsopp (Guyana), The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill
2008-2010 John R. Rickford (Guyana), Stanford University
2006-2008 Hazel Simmons-McDonald (St Lucia), The University of the West Indies, Open Campus
2004-2006 Salikoko Mufwene (DR Congo), University of Chicago
2002-2004 Lise Winer (Canada) McGill University
2000-2002 Barbara E. Lalla (Jamaica), The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
1998-2000 Donald C. Winford (Trinidad & Tobago), Ohio State University
1996-1998 Ian E. Robertson (Guyana), The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
1994-1996 Hubert S. Devonish (Guyana), The University of the West Indies, Mona
1992-1994 Peter A. Roberts (Barbados), The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill
1990-1992 Mervyn C. Alleyne deceased (Trinidad & Tobago), The University of the West Indies, Mona
1988-1990 Pauline G. Christie (Jamaica), The University of the West Indies, Mona
1986-1988 Lawrence D. Carrington (Trinidad & Tobago), The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
1984-1986 Ramón Todd Dandaré (Aruba), Institute of Linguistics Studies
1982-1984 Christian Eersel (Suriname), University of Suriname
1980-1982 Dennis R. Craig deceased (Guyana), The University of the West Indies, Mona
1978-1980 Robert B. Le Page (England), University of York
1976-1978 S. R. Richard Allsopp deceased (Guyana), The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill
1974-1976 Frederic Gomes Cassidy deceased (Jamaica), University of Wisconsin.
1972-1974 Frederic Gomes Cassidy deceased (Jamaica), University of Wisconsin.

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PAST SECRETARIES
2018-2020 Clive Forrester (Jamaica) - University of Waterloo
2016-2018 Clive Forrester (Jamaica) - University of Waterloo
2014-2016 Clive Forrester (Jamaica) - York University
2012-2014  Keren Cumberbatch (Trinidad & Tobago) — The University of the West Indies, Mona
2002–2012 Jo-Anne Ferreira (Trinidad & Tobago) — The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
1996–2002 Hazel Simmons Mc-Donald (St. Lucia) — The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill
1990–1996 Kathryn Shields-Brodber (Jamaica) — The University of the West Indies, Mona
1988–1990 Ian Robertson (Guyana) — The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
1984–1988 Donald C. Winford (Trinidad & Tobago) — The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
1980–1984 Pauline Christie (Jamaica) — The University of the West Indies
1976–1980 Lawrence Carrington (Trinidad & Tobago) — The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
1972–1976 Dennis Craig, deceased (Guyana) — The University of the West Indies, Mona

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PAST EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES

2016-2018
President: Sylvia Kouwenberg
Vice President: Jo-Anne Ferreira
Secretary: Clive Forrester
Treasurer: Jo-Anne Ferreira
Publications Officer: Joseph Farquharson
Officer: Korah Belgrave
Officer: René Zúñiga Argüello
Immediate Past President: Janet Donnelly

2014-2016
President: Janet Donnelly
Vice President: Sylvia Kowenberg
Secretary: Clive Forrester
Treasurer: Jo-Anne Ferreira
Publications Officer: Ronald Kephart
Officer: Joyce Pereira
Officer: Nicholas Faraclas
Immediate Past President: Hubert Devonish

2012-2014
President: Hubert Devonish
Vice-President: Janet Donnelly
Secretary: Keren Cumberbatch
Treasurer: Jo-Anne Ferreira
Publications Officer: Joseph Farquharson
Officer: Clive Forrester
Officer: Bettina Migge
Immediate Past President: Jeannette Allsopp

2010-2012
President: Jeannette Allsopp
Vice-President: Hubert Devonish
Secretary/Treasurer: Jo-Anne Ferreira
Publications Officer: David Frank
Officer: Janet Donnelly
Officer: Joseph Farquharson
Officer: Bettina Migge
Immediate Past President: John Rickford

2008-2010
President: John Rickford
Vice-President: Jeannette Allsopp
Secretary: Jo-Anne Ferreira
Publications Officer: Rocky Meade
Officer: Janet Donnelly
Officer: Bettina Migge
Officer: Michèle Stewart
Immediate Past President: Hazel Simmons Mc-Donald

2006–2008
President: Hazel Simmons Mc-Donald
Vice-President: John Rickford
Secretary: Jo-Anne Ferreira
Publications Officer: Rocky Meade
Officer: Jeannette Allsopp
Officer: Janet Donnelly
Officer: Bettina Migge
Immediate Past President: Salikoko Mufwene

2004–2006
President: Salikoko Mufwene
Vice-President: Hazel Simmons Mc-Donald
Secretary-Treasurer: Jo-Anne Ferreira
Publications Officer: Rocky Meade
Officer: Jeannette Allsopp
Officer: Walter Edwards
Officer: Velma Pollard
Immediate Past President: Lise Winer

2002–2004
President: Lise Winer
Vice-President: Salikoko Mufwene
Secretary-Treasurer: Jo-Anne Ferreira
Officer: Michel DeGraff
Officer: Janet Donnelly
Officer: Silvia Kouwenberg
Immediate Past President: Barbara Lalla

2000–2002
President: Barbara Lalla
Vice-President: Lise Winer
Secretary-Treasurer: Hazel Simmons Mc-Donald
Officer: Michel DeGraff
Officer: Salikoko Mufwene
Officer: Valerie Youssef
Immediate Past President: Donald C. Winford

1998–2000
President: Donald C. Winford
Vice-President: Barbara Lalla
Secretary-Treasurer: Hazel Simmons Mc-Donald
Officer: Jacques Arends
Officer: Philip Baker
Officer: Velma Pollard
Immediate Past President: Ian Robertson

1996–1998
President: Ian Robertson
Vice-President: Donald C. Winford
Secretary-Treasurer: Hazel Simmons Mc-Donald
Officer: Tometro Hopkins
Officer: Peter Patrick
Officer: Lise Winer
Immediate Past President: Hubert Devonish

1994–1996
President: Hubert Devonish
Vice-President: Ian Robertson
Secretary-Treasurer: Kathryn Shields-Brodber
Immediate Past President: Peter Roberts

1992–1994

President: Peter Roberts
Vice-President: Hubert Devonish
Secretary-Treasurer: Kathryn Shields-Brodber
Immediate Past President: Mervyn Alleyne

1990–1992
President: Mervyn Alleyne
Vice-President: Peter Roberts
Secretary-Treasurer: Kathryn Shields-Brodber
Immediate Past President: Pauline Christie

1988–1990
President: Pauline Christie
Vice-President: Mervyn Alleyne
Secretary-Treasurer: Ian Robertson
Immediate Past President: Lawrence Carrington

1986–1988
President: Lawrence Carrington
Vice-President: Pauline Christie
Secretary-Treasurer: Donald C. Winford
Immediate Past President: Ramón Todd Dandaré

1984–1986
President: Ramón Todd Dandaré
Vice-President: Lawrence Carrington
Secretary-Treasurer: Donald C. Winford
Immediate Past President: Christian Eersel

1982–1984
President: Christian Eersel
Vice-President: Ramón Todd Dandaré
Secretary-Treasurer: Pauline Christie
Immediate Past President: Dennis Craig

1980–1982
President: Dennis Craig
Vice-President: Christian Eersel
Secretary-Treasurer: Pauline Christie
Immediate Past President: Robert LePage

1978–1980
President: Robert LePage
Vice-President: Dennis Craig
Secretary-Treasurer: Lawrence Carrington
Committee Member: Ramón Todd Dandaré
Committee Member: John Rickford
Immediate Past President: Richard Allsopp

1976–1978
President: Richard Allsopp
Vice-President: Robert LePage
Secretary: Lawrence Carrington
Immediate Past President: Frederic Cassidy

1972–1976
President: Frederic Cassidy
Vice-President: Richard Allsopp
Secretary: Dennis Craig

 



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