Doreen M. Prendergast, B.A, B.Sc., M.P, Dip. – Director holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Senior Management Development from the Management Institute for National Development (MIND); Master of Planning from the University of Auckland, New Zealand; B.A. in Geography and Social Sciences from the University of the West Indies and a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Physical Planning and Environmental Resource Development from the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica.
Mrs. Prendergast, who is also a trained teacher, has been with the Ministry of Housing for over seventeen years, where she has held various positions. Since 1999 she has held the position of Senior Director, Housing Solutions at the Ministry and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Housing Solutions Division, which includes the review and formulation of policies and legislation, as well as, the undertaking of research to guide the shelter sector. She is a member of the Projects Committee of the JMB Board.