The board is appointed by the Minister responsible for Education. It is presided by a Chairperson and includes the Vice-Chairperson and other members including the Chairperson of the Learner Council. The board is responsible for the governance of NIHSS, overseeing the implementation of its strategic plan and attending to cases of appeal.

3-year mandate from 2019 to August 2021 


Area of Representation

Board Position


Ms. Yvana Theresine

Director – APDAR



Dr. Henry Telemaque

Consultant in charge – Health Care Agency



Mrs. Marylene Lucas

Director – NIHSS

Ordinary Member


Mrs. Jennyfer Lalande

Programme Coordinator (Pre service) – NIHSS

Ordinary Member


Mr. Rodney Philo

Director – Public Health Authority

Ordinary Member


Dr. Sanjeev Kumar

Senior Medical Officer – Health Care Agency

Ordinary Member


Ms. Beryl Laboudallon

Director – Social Services

Ordinary Member


Ms. Vered Jeannie

Office Assistant – NIHSS

Board Clerk

1-year mandate

  Chairman Student Representatives Ordinary Member

Contact Us

National Institute of Health and Social Studies (NIHSS)

Ministry of Health
North East Point,
P.O. BOX 52 Victoria

Tel: +248 4242006