National Conservation Council – Members
The membership of the Council is established in Schedule 2 to the National Conservation Law, and consists of five statutory voting members, representing the Departments of Environment, Planning, and Agriculture, plus a voting member representing the National Trust for the Cayman Islands; and eight voting members appointed by the Cabinet, of which at least four must have relevant scientific or technical expertise. The Cabinet also appoints the Council’s Chair, who holds a casting vote only, and the Council appoints its non-voting Secretary.
Council members serve two year terms and are eligible for reappointment. The first Council was appointed in 2014 and all members were reappointed in 2016.
- Christine Rose-Smyth
- Statutory Government Appointees:
- Gina Ebanks-Petrie, Director of Environment
Timothy Austin, Deputy Director of Research, Department of Environment
Adrian Estwick, Director of Agriculture
Colleen Stoetzel, on behalf of the Director of Planning
Christina Pineda, Executive Director, National Trust for the Cayman Islands
- Cabinet Appointees:
- Patricia Bradley
One vacancy is awaiting a new Cabinet appointment.
- John Bothwell