'2020 Trinidad & Tobago National Awardees



The Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
(The highest award in TnT for distinguished and outstanding service to Trinidad & Tobago)
Professor Hollis Urban Liverpool (Chalkdust), Associate Professor of HistoryEducation/Culture/Research
The Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has replaced The Trinty Cross, which was changed by Government following a High Court ruling in 2006 that the award indirectly discriminates against certain religions


The Chaconia Medal (Gold)
(Community Service)
Professor Bharat Bassaw - Professor/Consultant, Obstetrics and GynaecologyMedicine
Mr. Clarry Benn - Former Executive Director of the Unit Trust Corporation and Chairman of the National Entrepreneurship Development CompanyFinance
Major General Ralph Brown - Former Chief of Defence StaffPublic Service
Professor Lawrence Carrington - Professor Emeritus, University of the West Indies, St AugustineLanguage and Development
Mr. Donald Howard "Jackie" Hinkson - ArtistArt
Mr. Nizam Mohammed - AttorneyPublic Service
Mr. Kenneth Cyril Valley (Posthumously) - PoliticianPublic Service


The Chaconia Medal (Silver)
(For long and meritorious service to Trinidad & Tobago)
Ms. Christie-Ann Morris-Alleyne - AttorneyCivil Service
Dr. Esla Valerie Lynch - Former PrincipalEducation/Public Service


The Chaconia Medal (Bronze)
(For outstanding and meritorious service to Trinidad & Tobago)
No recipient(s) this year nominated for the Chaconia Medal (Bronze)


Hummingbird Medal (Gold)
(For loyal and devoted service to Trinidad & Tobago)
Ms. Martha Alicia Archer - Former Business Services Manager at WASASport
Mr. Darrin Roger Brian Carmichael - Executive Director of Community Defence Services (Neighbourhood Watch)Community Service
Ms. Norma Eleanor Blizzard-Inniss - Former PharmacistPublic Service
Mr. Richard Fakoory (Posthumously) - Former BusinessmanCommunity Service/Sport
Dr. Maura Patricia Imbert - Biochemist/University LecturerAstronomy
Professor Aftab Khan - Professor Emeritus Of Geophysics, University Of LeicesterMedicine
Dr Lesley Ann Roberts - NephrologistMedicine
Mr. John Seyjagat - Lecturer/Executive Director of the Zoological Association of America and International Director of the Zoological Society Of TTEducation/Conservationist
TT Association Of Retired (Responsible) PersonsNational Service


Hummingbird Medal (Silver)
(For loyal and devoted service to Trinidad & Tobago)
Ms. Jennifer Myron Cassar (Posthumously) - Former Carib Queen of TTCulture And Community Service
Ms. Gloria Dallsingh - Mas DesignerCulture
Mr. Edmund Jackson Pouchet - Swim CoachSport
Mr. Satyernand Seemungal - AttorneyCommunity Service


Humming Bird Medal (Bronze)
(For loyal and devoted service to Trinidad & Tobago)
Mr. Devendra Boodooram (Posthumously) - Prisons Officer IIPublic Service
Mr. Thaddeus Caraballo - Police OfficerGallantry
Mr. Augustus Castle - Facilities ManagerGallantry
Mr. Jeremy Lewis - Coast GuardGallantry
Mr. Akil Melville - Fire FighterGallantry
Mr. Kwasi Robinson - Local Economic Development OfficerGallantry


The Public Service Medal of Merit (Gold)
(For outstanding and meritorious service to Trinidad & Tobago)
Dr. Cyril Anthony Collier - Senior Lecturer, University Of TTEducation/Culture
Dr. William Dhanessar - Medical Doctor - OncologistMedicine/Public Service
Mr. Shastri Maharaj - Artist/Teacher, Former Curriculum Co-Ordinator in Visual and Performing ArtsArt
Dr. Jasmine Stella Ramcharan - PaediatricianChild Development/Public Service
Col. Patrick Eustace Taylor - Reinsurance ExecutiveCommunity Service/Youth Development
Mr. L Anthony Watkins - ConsultantPublic Service
Dr. Sister Phyllis Wharfe - Project DirectorEducation and the Empowerment of Young Women


The Public Service Medal of Merit (Silver)
(For outstanding and meritorious service to Trinidad & Tobago)
No recipient(s) this year nominated for the Chaconia Medal (Bronze)


The Public Service Medal of Merit (Bronze)
(For outstanding and meritorious service to Trinidad & Tobago)
No recipient(s) this year nominated for the Chaconia Medal (Bronze)


Medal For the Development of Women (Gold)
(For Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Women's Rights and Issues in Trinidad and Tobago)
Mrs. Marilyn Barker-Duncan - Professor of Gender and Cultural StudiesDevelopment of Women
Ms. Onika Mars - President and Founder of Woman of Substance, TobagoDevelopment of Women
Ms. Patricia Mohammed - Professor of Gender and Cultural StudiesDevelopment of Women
Ms. Asiya Mohammed - Executive Director, Conflict Women Ltd.Development of Women







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