Shirma Wells


Ms. Shirma Wells has been employed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation from July 2013. She brings to the foundation a wealth of skills after spending over thirty five years in the media. Ms. Wells has managed several portfolios in the media including radio and television.

Her qualification consists of a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Communication and an MBA. She is also pursuing a doctorate degree in Leadership Management.

Miss. Wells has been involved in culture throughout her career especially as one of Grenada’s top hostess of Carnival shows. She has chaired five National Queen Show Committees and is presently a director on the Spicemas Corporation board. She has judged the Grenada leg of the Caribbean DIGICEL Rising Star competition for three consecutive years.

Recently awarded a lifetime award from the Grenada Media Workers Association she continues to remain a household name in the media. She is presently the chair of the Public Relations Committee of the National Celebrations Committee which she has served for four years, (2006-2008 and 2014).

 

 

  Jonathan Ferreira 
 
 
Jonathan (Jon) Ferreira was born in England and grew up in Gouyave, Grenada from the age of two. On completion of his Secondary education, Jon worked at the National Commercial Bank for three months before migrating to London. During the ten years spent in London Jon worked at Texaco head office in the Comptrollers department and studied Business and Accounting at London YMCA College and City University London.
 
In 1996 Mr. Ferreira returned to Grenada and got involved in the entertainment industry by working with Q West Promotions. It was during the ten years spent with Q West Jon got a passion for Events management and Culture in general.
Jon later Joined the Grrenada Cultural Foundation In 2009, where he is presently the Finance and Logistics Officer.
 
Jon Ferreira also has a passion for sports, namely Pool, Football and Cricket. He played Premier league football in Grenada at the age of fifteen, Semi-professional cricket in England and is presently a member of the Grenada Cricket Association Executive.
 

 

 

  Donnalyn Watson-Henry

  

Mrs. Watson-Henry has been employed with The Grenada Cultural Foundation for the past eleven years . In December 2003 she filled the vacant position of Accounts Clerk where she served for over six years, gradually gravitating towards her true passion of planning events. In 2008 she was promoted to Accounts Clerk/ Project Assistant, where she was instrumental in the successful planning and execution of projects mounted by the GCF, Div. of Culture, GCC and Carriacou Carnival Committee just to name a few. In September she made the bold move of continuing her education at the University of Technology in Jamaica where she persued studies in Events Management and Planning.

Upon her return she filled the position of Projects coordinator which now enables her to continue to fulfill the Foundations mandate towards the development of Grenada’s Culture. Mrs. Watson-Henry is presently working with Community based and Parish organized Groups Island wide.  

 

 

 

 

 

 Ann Byam

 

Has been with the Foundation for the past twelve (12) years and is responsible for filing of all outgoing and incoming mail and documents of the office, scanning, purchasing of stationary and domestic supplies.