The Florida Department of Health in Broward and Broward County Emergency Management are responsible for ensuring that clients with special medical needs are triaged and placed in special needs shelters during severe weather, according to Dr. Paula Thaqi, director of DOH-Broward.
Glendon Hall is Housing & Economic Development Manager for the Fort Lauderdale Northwest- Progresso-Flagler Heights Community Redevelopment Agency, (NPF CRA), charged with creating policies and initiatives that foster a vibrant commercial and residential community. Though a native of Birmingham, England, both his parents are from Jamaica which you can hear ever so slightly when he talks.
Sheryl Lee Ralph is an American actress, singer, and activist.Ralph was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, the daughter of Ivy, a fashion designer, and Stanley Ralph, a college professor.Her father was African-American and her mother Afro-Jamaican. She made her screen debut in the 1977 comedy film A Piece of the Action, before landing her breakthrough role as Deena Jones in the Broadway musical Dreamgirls (1981), for which she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical.
Courtney Andrew Walsh OJ is a former international cricketer (fast bowler) who represented the West Indies from 1984 to 2001, captaining the West Indies in 22 Test matches.He is best known for a remarkable opening bowling partnership along with fellow West Indian Curtly Ambrose for several years.
Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and is a scholar, surgeon, researcher and administrator. Frederick lives with sickle cell anemia, which greatly shaped his outlook on life.The combination of spending time in hospitals and his mother's work as a nurse led him to the dream of helping others through medicine.
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