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The Panel 

The Barbados Expedition and Assessment Panel, generally known as The Panel, was formed in 198... The founding members were Mr. Stephen Smith, ... and .... It exists to have oversight of the Adventurous Journey section in Barbados. This involves assessing the qualifying Adventurous Journeys and setting local training standards. These standards are set to ensure that all  AJ activities are in line with international requirements and local safety parameters for outdoor adventures. Panel members offer assistance to Award units where necessary to help participants get ready. Membership of the Panel is by invitation of the sitting Chairman and traditionally members are persons who have been participants. 

Meet the Panel Members
Click on the images for more details on each person  

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Garfield 'Garf' Callender

 

 

Joined the Award: 1980s

Advice to campers: Each time you go on an AJ make sure your pack is lighter.

Personal Motto: What you sow you will reap

Charles 'Teleporter' Sealy 

 

Joined the Award: 1990s 

Advice to campers:
If temporarily misplaced STOP:
Sit down
Think,
Options
Proceed

Personal Motto: Work hard

Dario 'Tallest' Harewood

 

Joined the Award: 2010s 

Advice to campers:
Offroad is better

Personal Motto: Never give up, even when the going gets tough

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Applon 'Apple' Parris

 

 

Joined the Award: 1980s

Advice to campers: Tell the assessor you live in the area and he is wrong

Personal Motto: Duty Above all else

Chad Larrier

 

Joined the Award: 2010s 

Advice to campers: Pack light ALWAYS ...bring a pillow case and fill it with your clothes to use as a pillow

Personal Motto: Perfection is the enemy of progress

Jonthan 'Jon J' Corbin

 

Joined the Award: 2010s 

Advice to campers:
Less clothes, More food!

Personal Motto: Keep learning

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Vasco 'Vas' Lynch

 

 

Joined the Award: 2000s

Advice to campers: Everything in your backpack should have at least 2~3 uses for you while in the field. Barring that, have a strong back to support your overpacking.

Personal Motto: Always try to help others.

Roger Best

 

Joined the Award: 1980s 

Advice to campers: Bamboo is the ultimate fire starter

Personal Motto: I can do it, Just do some research

Troy 'Pudding' Roach

 

Joined the Award: 2000s 

Advice to campers: Fire starting materials can be made from scratch using simple household products. Waterproof matches using nail polish.

Personal Motto: Believe and you will achieve

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Tramaine 'Scrappy' Weekes

 

 

Joined the Award: 2010s

Advice to campers: Always stay hydrated and always ask questions

Personal Motto: Never Give Up

Jamar 'OdBoih' Odwin

 

Joined the Award: 2000s 

Advice to campers: Less Clothes, More Food!

Personal Motto: You are on time when you are early and late when you are on time

Robert Bourne

 

Joined the Award: 2000s 

Advice to campers: Travel Light and Have Fun!

Personal Motto: Out safe, back safe, with lots of fun in between.

Other Panel Members

 

Jimmy Mayers

Louis Boxill

The Ladies 

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Camille 'Camz' Jones

 

Joined the Award: 2000s 

Advice to campers: Stretch! Don't say I never warned you

Personal Motto: In Deo Fides

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Shonee Howell

 

Joined the Award: 2010s 

Advice to campers: Less Clothes, More Food!

Personal Motto: Always try to be better than you were yesterday.

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Dawn Medford

 

Joined the Award: 1980s 

Advice to campers: There is always a shortcut. Be mindful of you surroundings.

Personal Motto: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you

Jamila Bayne

 

Joined the Award: 2000s 

Advice to campers: The longest break is the one at the end, so push through!

Personal Motto: 

Not all those who wander are lost

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Charlee Gittens

 

Joined the Award: 2000s 

Advice to campers: Create a checklist and make sure you are well prepared before a journey

Personal Motto: Aspire to excellence continuously