Mr. James Watler has a Master of Education degree from the University of Bristol which qualifies him as a counsellor/therapist, and a post-graduate certificate from the University of London School of Education where he received a Certificate in ‘Leading Change and Management in the Cayman Islands’. He is the author of a book entitled ‘The Islands Time Forgot: Stories of the Cayman Islands’, published in 2000 at University of London School of Education. Mr. Watler has been a member of the Credit Union’s Board of Directors for the past 10 years and holds the post of 1st Vice Chairperson. He also served on the Credit Committee for 15 years and held the position of Chairperson for that body. Mr. Watler is a current Director on the Public Service Pension Board and past President of the Cayman Islands Civil Service Association (CICSA). As a civil servant, he has held a number of positions within the Department of Education Services. Over the years, he was a teacher, principal, Education Officer with responsibilities to develop curriculum, Complaints Officer, FOI Manager and finally Senior Customer Service Manager.
Mr. Watler retired from the Service on 6 July 2020, having served for some 43 years throughout his journey in education. He has a passion for service to his community and has over the years demonstrated this through his commitment to reaching out and helping those that are in need. He has been a member of the Credit Union since 1978.
1st Vice Chairperson
Ms. Corinne Glasgow has served our Credit Union from its inception over 45 years ago, initially as a volunteer on numerous committees, including the Supervisory, Credit and Educational Grants Committees and the Board of Directors, the latter as CEO for 10½ years, retiring on 31 August 2017. Ms. Glasgow was successful in growing our Credit Union in asset size, membership, products and services and continues to volunteer her services to the local, regional, and international credit union movement. Ms. Glasgow also worked for the Cayman Islands Government for over 21 years as Social Worker, Assistant Permanent Secretary, and Manager of the Public Service Commission, culminating her public service career in 1996 as Postmaster General. She has served on many Government and civic boards and committees, including as past President of the Civil Service Association and the Credit Union Board of Directors; past Director of the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions (the only Caymanian to have been elected to this important regional body); past Chairman and George Town Captain of the Girls’ Brigade; past member of Prison Ministry; and the Canaan Land Drug Rehab Home. Ms. Glasgow holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology & School Social Work from the University of Tampa, Florida and post-graduate diplomas in Management and Human Resource Training & Development from UWI and Coton House Management Centre in the UK. She has also undertaken numerous Christian and Credit Union training courses, including ICUDE, CaribDE, and has been the Caribbean representative to the Africa DE leadership training courses. Corinne Glasgow has been a member of the Credit Union since 1982.
2nd Vice Chairperson
Mrs. Suzanne Bothwell is an attorney at law of 20 years. Currently she is the Court Administrator and Chief Officer for Judicial Administration. Some persons know her for her work during the Constitutional Review process between 2007 and 2009 and her various roles in Elections since 2006. However, although she considers herself a very private person, Mrs. Bothwell believes her most important engagement is the many opportunities that present to allow her to meet people from various walks of life and to be able to connect with them. Mrs. Bothwell is the eldest daughter of Dr. Victor and Mrs. Deanna Look Loy. She is married to Mr. John Bothwell of West Bay who is also a civil servant veteran. Her core values include her faith, not letting an opportunity go to waste, compassion, being fair, and being charitable. Suzanne Bothwell has been a member of the Credit Union for over 19 years
Mrs. Nichelle Scott is a Certified Public Accountant and has a bachelor’s in accounting with a minor in finance and an MBA with a concentration in accounting and a minor in management information systems from the University of Miami. She has been the Manager of Customer Services at CUC for the last five years, and previously the Manager of Financial Services for seven years. In her current role she is responsible for billing, collections, account management and metering. Mrs. Scott is also the CFO of CUC’s subsidiary, DataLink, and has held this role since 2012. In her free time Mrs. Scott is a spinning enthusiast and fits in a class wherever she can. She is the mother of three very active boys, aged 10, 7 and 2 and tries her best to volunteer in any capacity that can accommodate her busy schedule and her children. Nichelle Scott has been a member of the Credit Union for over 21 years.
Mr. Jose Hernandez is Manager, IP & TV Services at OfReg. He has responsibility for internet protocol (IP) and Television (TV) services across the ICT sector. From 2010 to 2016, Mr. Hernandez was an independent consultant who provided information technology leadership and worked on a number of projects in the public and private sectors. Areas of focus included information technology strategy, infrastructure development, business solutions architecture, business process management and project management. Before that time, he spent 19 years at Cable and Wireless (Cayman Islands) Limited, joining the organisation in 1991 after completing university where he studied Computer Science. During his tenure, Mr. Hernandez held several leadership roles, including Information Technology Manager, Information Technology Architect - Caribbean, Vice President Information Technology, and Senior Vice President Information Technology – Caribbean. Mr. Hernandez has been a member of the Credit Union since 2017.
Mr. Michael Nixon is the Senior Assistant Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. A career civil servant with over 25 years of experience in various aspects of public sector financial management, he has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Miami. Mr. Nixon currently has management responsibility within the Ministry for the preparation of the Government’s Annual Budget; the Economics and Statistics Office; Corporate Unit; and the Risk Management Unit. In addition, he serves as the Ministry of Finance representative on the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands and The Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre Ltd. Mr. Nixon has been a member of the Credit Union since 1996 and has served previously as Member and Chairman of the Credit and Supervisory Committees.
Mr. Christopher Goddard has been a member of the Credit Union since 1995, a member of the Board of Directors from 2010 and served as the Treasurer since 2013. He has a Bachelor of Economics and Finance degree from Barry University and is qualified as a Member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP). A former employee of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, Mr. Goddard is a past Chairman and member of the Credit Committee, former manager of the Loans Department and a past Anti-Money Laundering trainer for Credit Union staff. He has also been instrumental in the review of various Credit Union policy documents in the past few years and served on several Government committees. Mr. Goddard is a successful young Caymanian businessman and owner/director of Winner’s Circle, a retail sporting goods store.
Deirdre Carmola is a seasoned trust professional who attained the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) qualification in 2003/4. She became an Asst. Manager Trusts in the private sector and after 21 years in the industry changed professions to the education field in 2011.
Ms. Carmola is a strong advocate of life-long learning and has completed her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Honours) and the Professional Practice Course (PPC) with the University of Liverpool & Oxford Brookes University through the Truman Bodden Law School. She has simultaneously built her education career, first as the Manager, Scholarship Secretariat in the Ministry of Education and now currently as Special Education Needs (SEN) Case Manager, Inclusion. As a known community advocate, Ms. Carmola participates in census and election data collection canvasing exercises including as a Presiding Officer for the 2013 & 2021 elections and 2019 referendum. She’s served as a leader for the Vision 2008 Round Table for Education; the Education Council; the Tourism Attraction Board; the Older Persons Council; PTA President--John Gray High School, Savannah Primary Schools and CIFEC; and the CICSA Co-operative Credit Union Education Grant Committee.
Ryan Rajkumarsingh is the Director of the Department of Commerce and Investment since 2013 and has been employed with the Cayman Islands Government for 18 years. He has a Master of Business Administration and is a C.P.A.
Ryan Rajkumarsingh is involved with several Boards including Trade and Business, Special Economic Zone, Institute of internal Auditors, Cayman Islands Society of Human Resource Professional. I believe I have the experience and expertise to make a difference with our Credit Union.
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