Address: 79 Duke Street, Kingston, Jamaica W.I.
Telephone: (876) 922-1287-8 / 922-3990
Fax: (876) 967-1703
Web Site:

Our Functions

The primary functions of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust are :
  • To promote the preservation of national monuments and anything designated as protected national heritage for the benefit of the Island;
  • To conduct such research as it thinks necessary or desirable for the purposes of the performance of its functions under the Jamaica National Heritage Act;
  • To carry out such development as it considers necessary for the preservation of any national monuments or anything designated as protected national heritage;
  • To record any precious objects or works of art to be preserved and to identify and record any species of botanical or animal life to be protected.

Mrs. Laleta Davis-Mattis - Chairperson

Mr. Basil Naar - Deputy

Mr. Hugh Nash

Mr. Patrick Stanigar

Mr. Tyrone Robinson

Dr. Janice Lindsay

Ms. Joy Douglas

Rep, IoJ

Rep, Jamaica Historical Society

Rep, Jamaica Archaeological Society

Rep, UWI

Rep, Jamaica Institute of Architects

Mr. Peter Knight, ex-officio

Mrs. Elizabeth Stair, ex-officio

Exec Director, JNHT, ex-officio

Jamaica National Heritage Trust
Government of Jamaica