Mr. Fitzgerald Jeffery was first elected to the House of Representatives in November 2007, as Member for La Brea. Shortly thereafter, he was appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of Science, Technology and Tertiary Education. He was re-elected, this time in Opposition, in 2010.
Mr. Jeffrey has a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Economics from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Jamaica. He also has a diploma in Education and a certificate of School Management from the UWI School of Business.
Prior to entering Parliament, Mr. Jeffrey worked in the field of Education. He taught in the secondary school system, was a vice-principal for three years and a principal for six years.
His interests include youth development, education and training as well as the development of the credit union sector. He is married to Mrs. Julia Jeffrey, and they have one daughter.
The House of Representatives - Monday May 26, 2008
Motion: Adopt the Second Report (2007/2008) Session of the Finance Committee