Suzanne R. Harris-Henry – Secretary General

Suzanne is currently the Secretary General of the Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA), the Jamaica Paralympic Foundation (JPF) and the Jamaica Olympic Disable Cricket Federation (JDCF).

A Physiotherapist by profession, she is a graduate of the Immaculate Conception High School (1987) and a graduate of the University of the West Indies School of Physical Therapy (1992). She has worked at several hospitals,including Bustamante Hospitalforchildren and Kingston Public Hospital, before being transferred to the Sir John Golding Rehabilitation Centre where she has been the head of the Physiotherapy Department since 1996.

In going to workat the rehabcentre, Suzanne was introduced to Paralympic sports and has helped to carry the mantle until in 2007 when the Jamaica Paralympic Association was formally registered and  a board appointed. She has been the Secretary General of the Jamaica Paralympic Association since 2007. ‎

A very experienced Sport Administrator, Suzanne has the enviable  distinction of being the Chef De Mission of our Paralympic teams to several international championships including: Paralympic Games in Sydney, Australia 2000‎, Athens, Greece 2004 and London England 20012;: IPC World Athletics Championships in Lille, France, 2002 and Assen, Netherlands; Para-Pan American Games Mardel Plata, Argentina, 2003 and Rio de Janeiro, 2007; and the Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia, 2006 and Delhi, India, 2010‎

She also does work with Special Olympics Jamaica as a Fun Fitness Coordinator in the physiotherapy aspect of their Healthy AthletesProgramme.

Suzanne has previously served as President, Secretary, Assistant Secretary and Public Relations, Chair of the Jamaica Physiotherapy Association and has traveled extensively to represent the association at regional and world physiotherapy meetings. She was a part time Lecturer at the School of Physical Therapy (1996 – 2008) and is now a part time lecturer at GC Foster College (since 2011) and Mona Ageing and Wellness Centre at the University of the West Indies (since 2007). She has presented onnumeroustopicsinherfiels and has developed a reputation for excellence.‎

She is a member of St. Andrew Parish Church (Anglican)whereshepreviouslysangontheyouthandseniorchoirs. She is currently a member of the Diocesan Festival Choir where she sings first soprano.

Suzanne is married to Vince Anthony Henry, a Systems Analyst and is the mother of two children Alana and Alex.

‎Suzanne has the distinction of being the Chef De Mission of our Paralympic teams to several international championships including:

Suzanne, a Paralympic Spirit and Game Changer.

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