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Velma Merlee Knowles

Velma Merlee Knowles, Bahamian wholesale company controller. Recipient Honoured award Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, 1981, certificate of appreciation United States Fish & Wildlife Service, 1982, certificate of merit Talent & Associated Companies, 1983.

Background

  • Knowles, Velma Merlee was born on December 8, 1963 in Nassau, Bahamas. Daughter of Winston E. Knowles and Margaret (Jane) Sawyer.

  • Education

    • Diploma with honors, Aquinas college, Nassau, 1981. Certified, World Bible Corresponding School, 1983.

    Career

    • Sales clerk Stop-N-Shop Ltd., Nassau, 1978-1981. Typist, receptionist Bahamas National Trust, 1981-1983, office supervisor, 1983-1985. Executive secretary Ronald A. Albury Ltd., 1985-1986, assistant controller, since 1986.

    Membership

    Annual member, member schools education committee Bahamas National Trust, since 1981. Volunteer for ministry of tourism People to People, since 1983. Member fund raising committee Aquinas College, 1979-1981, executive assistant to student council, 1980-1981.

    Member Institute Professional Managers (provisional member), Key Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing poetry songs lyrics, playing the guitar, boating, snorkeling, swimming.

    Connections

    • father: Winston E. Knowles Sawyer
    • mother: Margaret (Jane) Sawyer
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    Born December 8, 1963
    (age 53)
    Nationality
    • 1981
      Aquinas College
    • 1983
      World Bible Corresponding School
    • 1978 - 1981
      Sales clerk, Stop-N-Shop Limited
      Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas
    • 1981 - 1983
      typist
    • 1983 - 1985
      typist