Atlantic Caribbean Union

Keith Major Appointed to NCU Board

ACUM Communication Department

At the first plenary session of the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) board held at the Wyndham Resort in Kingston, Jamaica, Mr. Keith Major, a local elder and member of the Johnson Park Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Bahamas Conference, was one of two additional members appointed on June 7, 2011, to serve on the university board for the next five years.
Commenting on the appointment, Dr. Leonard Johnson, president of the Atlantic Caribbean Union Mission (ACUM) and vice chairman of the NCU board said, “Mr. Major’s wealth of experience as an educator, business executive, and dedicated church member will serve the university board well as it seeks to accomplish its goals. ACUM recommended him without reservation, highly satisfied that he would make a significant contribution during his term of service.”

Keith Major, who is the host for ACUM’s weekly television broadcast, Voices, and an executive committee member of ACUM, is well-known in the local Bahamian community. He is a former chairman of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation and has a 30-year career in the insurance industry, having served as a vice-president of three companies. A motivational speaker in demand, he received an honorary doctorate from Sojourner-Douglass College, Baltimore, Maryland and is currently the president and CEO of Kits Ltd, a training company.

Mr. Major is an alumnus of West Indies College (now Northern Caribbean University) and is married to Linda nee Lewis. They have three boys and one granddaughter. When told of his appointment, Keith said, “I am happy to have been selected to such a high honor of serving on this most prestigious school board. I am humbled that they chose me and thankful that my passion for learning and teaching has found a higher level where my influence can be felt."

Northern Caribbean University is a private, liberal-arts institution owned and operated by the Jamaica Union Conference and the Atlantic Caribbean Union Mission of Seventh-day Adventists. It sits on a 200-acre property and is located two miles south of Mandeville town in Manchester, Jamaica. The university offers a number of professional, pre-professional, and vocational programs in a spiritually wholesome and physically aesthetic atmosphere. NCU currently enjoys an average yearly enrollment of over five thousand students from approximately 24 countries and is one of the largest Seventh-day Adventist tertiary institutions in the world.