Senator K.D. Knight has been appointed chairman of the board of the Urban Development Corporation.
Knight is an attorney and former minister of government who has served the justice, national security, and foreign affairs and foreign trade portfolios.
In announcing the names of the members of the new UDC board, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller noted they would serve for three years.
Senator K.D. Knight, Queen's Counsel - chairman
John Cooke, businessman - deputy chairman
Senator Lambert Brown, trade unionist
Marsha Francis, mayor of Morant Bay
Ralph Thomas, academic lecturer
Ralston Hyman, economist
Shalman Scott, businessman
Mark Nelson, civil engineer
Marcia Edwards, physical planner (Windalco)
Pamela Redwood, administrative executive
Jahlil Dabdoub Jr, businessman
Carol Jackson, businesswoman
Andrew Azar, businessman
Colonel David Cummings, JDF Engineering Regiment
Clinton Clarke, marketing executive
The Rev Monsignor Michael Lewis
Norman Minott, attorney-at-law
Patrick Peterkin, attorney-at-law
Reynold Scott, engineer and land developer
A representative from the Ministry of Finance and Planning
A representative from the Office of the Prime Minister