Ms. Lucille Seymour was born in George Town, Grand Cayman and educated at institutions in Cayman, Jamaica, the United Kingdom and the United States.
She spent much of her career working within the education system of the Cayman Islands in various roles, including teacher, principal, Education Officer for primary and special education and Acting Deputy Chief Education Officer as well as serving on the Board of Trustees at the International College of the Cayman Islands. She was also the first Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Community Development, Sports, Women, Youth Affairs and Culture.
Her lifelong philosophy has been, “Education is central to our future, the cornerstone upon which hinges the social, economic and cultural well-being of our society”.
Aside from her professional career, Ms. Seymour serves on many committees and boards and is a former MLA for the District of George Town. She has spent 40 years on a voluntary basis helping to empower youth, women and others through sports and community development. She was active in developing the National Youth Policy and the Office of Women’s Affairs and the Women’s Resource Centre and received the BEM from Her Majesty the Queen for her work in these areas. She is a founding member of the People’s Progressive Movement and served as the third elected member for George Town in the Legislative Assembly.
Ms. Seymour is a dedicated activist who aims to ensure that doors are open for everyone; to that end she continues working tirelessly to guarantee a better quality of life for all, particularly the senior citizens of the Cayman Islands.