T&T Association Georgia 2016 - 2018

Executive Board

President

Joyce Thompson

Joyce Thompson was born in Trinidad and Tobago and migrated to the United States in 1971. She lived in Brooklyn, New York for 35 years. She is the proud mother of two; Natalie and Nigel and the beaming grandmother of Naim, Selena, Nailah and Samir. She relocated to Atlanta in 2006 and has been actively involved in the Caribbean Community. She is currently serving as President of the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Georgia, Inc. and earned the President’s Award in 2012. She served as the Treasurer for 4 years and Vice-President for 2 years before her present position. She is an active member of National Council of Negro Women, DeKalb Section where she serves as the Treasurer. She also served as Vice-President of GCAHC and CCPG and sits on other boards. Joyce earned her M. S. in Organizational Leadership from Brenau University and a B. S. in Accounting/Technical Management from DeVry University. She has many Non-Profit certificates obtained from attending numerous workshops offered by the Non-profit Foundation. Joyce is an avid traveler when she is not attending board meetings and taking care of organizational commitments. She enjoys having a good time and has a passion for serving which has lead her to many opportunities to serve in the community.

Vice-President

Hazel Mitchel

Treasurer

Cyril Amann

Secretary

Joanne Jones

Assistant Secretary

Josephine Wilson

I was born and raised in San Fernando, Trinidad. I am the oldest of my parents three children, one brother and one sister. At 15 years old I moved to London England with my parents. I am the parent of three adult children and the grandparent of six. My commitment to my family molded me into the woman I am today.

Trustee

Hewitt

Youth Officer

Natalie Thompson

Natalie Thompson was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She obtained her Bachelors of Science degree from the College of New Rochelle in 2001. Natalie then began working as a Caseworker for the Administration of Children’s Services. She soon realized that she wanted to work with children in a different capacity and then began her teaching career. In 2003, Natalie’s teaching career began at All Saints Catholic school in Harlem, New York. During her time at all Saints, Natalie taught 2nd as well as 4th grades. In 2006, Natalie moved to Georgia and continued her teacher career as a Pre-K Lead Teacher at Discovery Point from 2006 to 2011. Natalie then decided to further her own education and went back to school to obtain her master’s in education. In May of 2013, Natalie obtained her Master’s in Early Childhood Education from Brenau University. Natalie is currently a 1st grade teacher with the DeKalb County School System. Natalie Served as the secretary for the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Georgia from 2009-2011. She is currently serving as the Youth Officer for the TnTGA. Natalie is the proud aunty of Naim, Selena, Nailah, Samir and mommy of two fur babies Cynnamon and Doc.

Parlimentarian

Peter LaFluer

Born in Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago. I moved to the United States at 13 years old and settled in Cambridge Massachusetts. After high school, I joined the United States Army for a career that lasted over 26 years. While in the army, I earned a B.S. Degree in Criminal Justice. After retiring from the army, I moved to Georgia from the state of Hawaii. I became a police officer with M.A.R.T.A. While at M.A.R.T.A., I received the Police Officer of the year award, the Life Saving Medal and the Meterious Service Award. I retired from M.A.R.T.A. after ten years and presently work as a Georgia State University police officer.

Public Relations Officer

Colin Tinto

Born in Trinidad and Tobago at the General Hospital. I left T&T at the age of 8. I lived in the state of New Jersey then moved to Brooklyn NY 3 years after. I attended Brooklyn Community College and Center for the Media Arts in Manhattan. I am avid photographer and have also been on the radio for the last eight years.