Board of Directors

Mr. Joseph Liburd - Chairman of the Board

One of the longest serving members on the board, Mr. Joseph Liburd joined us in April 2013 and is a retired Assistant Commissioner of Police who has served for more than thirty three years in policing. Mr. Liburd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Management from La Salle University, Louisiana, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Police Management and Strategic Planning. He brings passion and experience to NASPA and is often described as a community oriented person as he is also one of the founding members of Boys Empowered to Achieve (BETA). 

Ms. S Patricia Claxton - Director of the Board

Ms. Claxton joined the NASPA board of directors May 21st 2018 and brings over 20 years worth of experience to the board. She is not only an entrepreneur bust also serves as Chairperson of the St. Kitts and Nevis Industry and Commerce, Nevis Division and serves us as one of its Directors. 

Mr. MacKee France - Director of the Board

With over six years of experience as a member of the NASPA board of Directors, Mr. France holds a Diplome Superieur in teaching French from L’Universite de Besancon, France and has five years experience as a high school teacher . In 1991, he was employed at the renowned Four Seasons Resort Nevis where he has held positions which included Dining Room Assistant Manager, Grill Room Manager, Director of Restaurants and Assistant Food & Beverage Director. His present position is Director of Guest Experiences and in 2008 was awarded Manager of the  at Nevis Tourism Awards.

Mr. Stephen Jones - Director of the Board

Mr. Jones joined NASPA's board of directors in May 2017 and brings to the organisation experience in business and has extensive knowledge as a retired customs Officer.   

Mr. Brian Dowe - Director of the Board

As a Certified ATC Technician, Certified Tech Ed Teacher and with an Associate Degree Electricity and Electronics Technology, Brian Dowe brings to the NASPA board a wide range of expertise and knowledge in the port authority. He joined the organisation in May 21st 2018 and has thus far continued to serve us as one of the Directors of the board. 

Ms. Joanne Flemming - Board Secretary

Joanne Flemming joined the NASPA Board of Directors May 21st 2018 and serves as one of the Boards Directors. She possesses a Bachelor of Law (Hons), a Legal Education Certificate and an Associates Degree in Business Studies and brings to the board creative and enthusiasm to facilitate the ports future endeavours. 

Mr. Tesson Danet - Director of the Board

As a licensed Boat Master and a Marine Engineer, Mr. Danet brings to the NASPA board experience and knowledge in the port with a focus on Marine. He joined the NASPA  board of directors May 21st 2018 and has served us as one of its Directors. 

Management Team

Mr. Oral Brandy - General Manager

Serving us as the Chief Executive Officer/ General Manager of the NASPA, Mr. Oral Brandy joined NASPA in 2002 and held the positions of Senior Accounting Officer, Accountant, Financial Controller and Acting General Manager.  He was appointed General Manager in May 2013 and is a Professional Accountant and member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA). He also holds an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Miami-Dade Community College.

Ms. Loretta France - Human Resource Supervisor -

As Supervisor in the Human Resources Department, Ms. France has the responsibility of handling the most prized asset of the company which is its employees. She joined the establishment in November 1999 and has worked her way up from Secretary/Relief Cashier to Human Resource Officer, to Human Resource Supervisor. She received her training and a series of certificates in human resource management that complements her as a competent and hard working individual. 

Mr. Ken Pemberton - Operations Manager – Charlestown Port

A Veteran to the NASPA team, Mr. Pemberton was previously employed as Operations Manager of the Chalestown Port from 2000 to 2008. After he took a break in 2008, he rejoined our community in September 2013 as Operations Manager – Charlestown Port and with has experience as an insurance consultant/agent with major institutions in the Federation.

Ms. Shelley Weekes - Chief Operations Officer – Long Point Port

In 2008, Ms. Weekes was appointed Chief Operations Officer at the Vance W. Amory International Airport but currently serves the Long Point Port as Chief Operations Officer.   Shelley successfully completed the Entry Level Meteorological Technician course in Barbados in 1996 and underwent advanced studies at North Carolina State University.   She also received training in Aviation Safety Management Systems and International Maritime Dangerous Goods and is currently  the Vice President of NASPA Sports and Social Club.

Mr. Llewellyn Collins - Marine Supervisor/Mechanic

Mr. Llewellyn Collins was employed by NASPA in 2009 and was appointed as Marine Supervisor/Mechanic at the Long Point Port in 2012.  Mr. Collins has training as a Diesel Mechanic and was previously employed at the St. Kitts Nevis Coast Guard for 12 years where he rose to the position of Chief Engineer. Mr. Collins also worked for 17 years at the Four Seasons Resort Nevis where he rose to the position of Boat Mechanical Supervisor.    

Mr. Daron Sutton - Chief of Air Traffic Services – V. W. Amory International Airport

Mr. Daron Sutton successfully completed his Entry Level Meteorological Technician course in 1994 and his Air Traffic Control course in 1995. He also completed a certification in Aviation Safety and Security in Trinidad in 2006 as part of the University of Southern California (USC) overseas training program. In July of 2006, Mr. Sutton was promoted to acting Chief of Air Traffic Services, and was appointed in 2008.

Ms. Patricia Parris - Accountant

Previously employed at NASPA as an an Accounts Clerk, Ms Parris later held the position of Senior Accounts Officer and in 2014 she was promoted to the post of Accountant. Ms Parris holds an Associate Degree in Accounting from the J.F Drake State Technical College, Alabama. She is President of NASPA Sports and Social Club and Treasurer of Bath United Football Club.