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Mr Bernie Bush, MLA

Name:
Mr Bernie Bush, MLA
Title:
Appointed Deputy Leader of the Opposition
Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA)
Deputy Chairman of the Standing Select Committee of the Office of the Complaints Commissioner
Member of the Standing House Committee of the Legislative Assembly
Third Elected Member for West Bay
Address:
West Bay MLA Office
Biography:
A former longtime civil servant Mr Bernie Bush is extremely well-known in the local community, particularly among sports enthusiasts.
In 1978 Mr Bush helped found Scholars International. He is also a co-founder of Future Sports Club and a founding member of the local Special Olympics Committee, where he worked his way from coach to the post of president. He was president of the Cayman Islands Amateur Athletics Association (C.I.A.A.A), and vice president of the C.I. Cricket Association.
No stranger to other arenas of community leadership, he served as PTA President of West Bay Primary for seven years and has sat on boards such as the National Drug Council, Liquor Licensing Board and the Immigration Board.
Mr Bush has a diploma in Sport Science from Carnegie University in Leeds, England. He and his wife Blossom have one daughter, Shakeina and one son Hakeem.