Her Excellency the Most Honourable Lady Rheima Holding Hall has been the President of the Council of Voluntary Social Services since 2007. Her honour holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba (Canada), a Master of Art Education from Georgia State University, and certificates in Education, Marketing and Public Relations.
Lady Hall’s distinguished education career led to her appointment as Alister McIntyre Senior Research Fellow at the UWI-Mona School of Business, University of the West Indies in 2002. She served as Principal of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Kingston and of Hillel Academy High. Lady Hall also taught at Kingston College, Jamaica College, and in Atlanta, Georgia.
Lady Hall is an accomplished artist who has had several solo exhibitions of paintings, photographs and ceramic pieces. She is also a dedicated social advocate and patron, serving as Lay Reader and Chalice Bearer in the Anglican Church; Member of Council, University of the West Indies, Mona campus; Member of Council, University of Technology; Chairman, The Joint Committee for Tertiary Education; President, Woman Inc.; and Chair of the National Parenting Support Commission.
Her awards include International Who’s Who of Professional Fine Arts and Business Women 2000. Lady Hall is married to Sir Kenneth Hall, Fifth Governor General of Jamaica.