Prior to becoming a member of the CSPL, Mrs. Nyda Flatley held the post of Chief Education Officer from 2000 until her retirement in 2007. She also has the landmark achievements of being the first Caymanian and female Principal of the the John Gray High School (JGHS) (1994 -1999) and the first teacher trained in the Quest Drug Prevention programme.
Always actively involved in the community, Mrs. Flatley served as a member of the National Drug Council (2002 -2004); as Deputy Chairman of The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (1993); Chairman of the National Children’s Festival of the Arts (2000 - 2007) and as a member of the Francis Bodden Girls' Home Board (1984 - 1986). Throughout her professional career Mrs. Flatley has shown a deep interest in the preservation of Caymanian culture through the development of youth programmes and firmly believes in Christian values as the foundation of our heritage.
Nyda-Mae was appointed as a Member on 15 January 2010 for a four year term after which time her appointment was renewed for 30 days.