Board of Governors

Governance of the Institution

The Institute is governed by a Board of Governors who works closely with the management group in setting policies, providing guidance and support in the development of future plans while influencing short and long-term goals of the Institute. Members of the Board include Mr. Raphael Barrett, Chairman; Dr. Wayde Marr, President of VTI;  Mrs. Karen Marr-Bruce, Executive Director of VTI,  Mr. Carl Scott, and Mr. Michael Jureidini.

Board Members

Mr. Raphael Barrett, Chairman

Mr. Barrett holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics, and is a Professional Engineer.

Dr. Wayde Marr, President

Dr. Marr is a former Academic Dean of Herzing College in Atlanta, Georgia. He holds a doctorate degree in Instructional Technology and Distance Education, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering. He is a past president of the Jamaica Badminton Association.

Mrs. Karen Bruce, Executive Director of VTI

Mrs. Marr-Bruce holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. She was a member of the former Jamaica Computer Society and a former Secretary of the Joint Committee for Tertiary Education.

Mr. Carl Scott

Mr. Scott is a Telecommunications Engineering Consultant.  He holds a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Diploma in Business Studies. He was a former Vice President of Cable & Wireless. Mr. Scott is a Professional Engineer and a member of the Jamaica Institution of Engineers.

Mr. Michael Jureidini

Mr. Jureidini holds a Professional Certification in Marketing. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and the University of New Orleans. He is the Managing Director of a privately owned distribution company.