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									                Minister of State for Youth & Sports Portfolio

                                Hon. Byran W. Woodside M. P.
                                Minister of State for Youth & Sports

                                Hon. Byran Woodside, born 22nd August, 1961, in
                                Nassau to Neville and Margaret Woodside, attended
                                Wentworth Primary School, Uriah McPhee Primary
                                School, C. H. Reeves Junior School and R. M. Bailey
                                Senior High School. After graduating in 1977 from R.
                                M. Bailey, he entered the College of The Bahamas
                                where he obtained an Associate of Arts Degree in

                               A former columnist for the College of The Bahamas
publication "The Spectrum", he attended Brigham Young University, obtaining a
Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology, with a minor in Economics.

He was employed with the Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture and served as Executive
Director of Junior Achievement Bahamas from 1985-1990.

Minister Woodside was employed with Texaco Bahamas Limited for 11 years,
advancing to the position of Marketing and Sales Manager.

He is the holder of an external LL.B. (Hons.) Degree from the University of London
and obtained a Certificate of Legal Education from the Eugene Dupuch Law School and
was called to the Bahamas Bar on October 31, 2003.

Mr Woodside is an associate with the law firm of Seymour & Co and is the father of
two children, Blair Shelby Woodside and Byran Shelton Woodside, Jr.

The following contains a listing of the Minister of State for Youth & Sports

      Youth Development
      National Youth Service
      Industrial Arts and Crafts Training
      Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute
      Apprenticeship
      Self Starters Programme
      Athletic and Sporting Development
      Relations with Sporting Organizations
      Sports Promotion
      Bahamas Games
      Sailing Regattas
      Development of Playgrounds and Sporting Facilities
      Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre

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