Meet the Board

Mr. Percy Farrell Chairman

Mr. Farrell has served as the Chairman of the Board of Management of TRINCOL since 1999. After his retirement in 1966, as manager of Aranjuez Estates Limited, a position which he held for 30 years, Mr. Farrell joined the Anglican Church and served as the Property Manager; he is now Property Consultant to the Anglican Dioceses of Trinidad and Tobago. A licensed Land Surveyor by profession, he also specializes in Property Administration and has brought invaluable years of experience to Trincol. Over the years Mr. Farrell has chaired many prestigious boards and organizations such as the National stadium, Horticultural society of Trinidad and Tobago and others. His personal belief “To do it well or not at all” transcends into his recreational activities which has led to Mr. Farrell receiving accolades in scouting, music, and his various hobbies among them being photography, dog breeding and training, the rearing of goats and bees and photography.


Mr. Teasley C. Taitt M.O.M. (Gold)

A career Civil Servant who retired as Permanent Secretary, Ministry of National Security, Mr. Taitt also spent some years working in the private sector. He represented the Parish of St. Michael and All Angels, Diego Martin at Synod, where he was elected in subsequent years to the Diocesan Council, and the Diocesan Board of Finance. He later served as Chairman of the Board of Finance, and as one of the three Trustees in the Diocese for a number of years. He became a member of the Bishop Anstey Association. In that capacity he joined the team led by Ms. Cheryl Greaves which led to the establishment of the complex of Schools at Trincity and Trincity College Limited. He served as a member of the Schools Board of Management and as a Director on the Board of Trincity College Limited from their inception. He has since retired from the Board of Management for the schools but remains a Director of the Company. Mr Taitt credits his success to his personal belief that he should ” Give of his best in whatever field he is in.”


Mr. Basil Cozier

Mr. Cozier has been a member of the Bishop Anstey Association (BAA) from 1994 to present and has been an active Director of the schools’ board (from which he has now retired) and the TRINCOL board from its inception. Mr. Cozier has a rich Accounting and Management background and started his professional career in the Accountant General department in 1946 and continued there for 10 years until he transferred to the Financial Secretary Office which was renamed the Ministry of Finance in 1962. Mr. Cozier worked at the Ministry of Finance until his retirement in 1988 as the Director of Budget. These skills were selflessly used in his service to BAA, BATCE and TRINCOL by Mr. Cozier over the years. The secret to Mr. Cozier’s success is his belief that “one should work as hard as possible and always strive to do their best.”


Mr. Garvin Alexander

Mr. Garvin Alexander has been an active member of the Board of management of TRINCOL for the past eight years.  Mr. Alexander is a Registered Engineer with the Board of Engineering of Trinidad and Tobago, and a member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), USA. He holds a BSc (Hons.) in Electrical Engineering and a MSc. in Engineering Management, both from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago, and an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration from the Association of Business Executives (ABE), England. For the past nine years, he has held the position of the Assistant Executive Director – Technical Operations at the Regulated Industries Commission (RIC), the economic regulator for the electricity and water sector utilities in Trinidad and Tobago. He has previously worked as an electrical engineer with the Trinidad & Tobago Electricity Commission, and with the HCL Group of Companies as the Facility Engineer. A registered teacher with the Teaching Service Commission, Mr. Alexander was the Course Coordinator for the Certificate and Diploma Level programmes, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technician – City and Guilds Examination Board, at the HCL Organisational Development Centre (2001 – 2004). He has also lectured at the John S. Donaldson Technical Institute (1986-87), providing tuition in the Electrical Engineering Technician Programme offered at that institution. Mr. Alexander is an Anglican, and regularly attends the All Saints Anglican Church in Port of Spain. He served for three years (non-consecutively) on the Vestry and for six years as a Sunday School Teacher in the Parish. He is married with no children. Mr. Alexander credits his success to his belief that “Honesty is the best policy”, and from the Bible, “In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths”.


Mrs. Paula Daniel (MOE)


Mrs. Paula Daniel joined the team at BATCE in 2006 and has brought to BATCE/ TRINCOL 40 years of experience in the field of education. Mrs. Daniel and has worked through the ranks and files of education and has served as Principal 11, School Supervisor 11, Director of Educational Service (MOE) Chief Education Officer (MOE) and today now serves as the Schools Executive Director and as a Director on the TRINCOL Board . Her years of service in education have positively contributed to the high national ranking of the schools that are now placed in her charge.