Allison Haynes Basalo
Mrs. Allison Haynes Basalo was appointed Executive Director of Servol after thirty-two (32) years of service. She also serves as a Director on the Board of Directors of Servol Limited. Prior to this, she held the position of Deputy Executive Director for eight (8) years. Mrs. Haynes Basalo is a qualified Early Childhood and Day Care Educator, and is certified in Public Relations and Human Resource Management. She also holds a professional certificate in Change Leadership from the University of the West Indies/ROYTEC in partnership with Franklin University.
A former Administrative Assistant to Sr. Ruth Montrichard, Chairman of Servol, Mrs. Haynes Basalo was promoted to Public Relations Officer in 2001 and held responsibilities for – among other things - the management of the Servol’s Poor Man’s Dinner. She was also Servol’s Project Coordinator for the Personal Disability Assistant Programme in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development and Coordinator of the Beetham Environmental Enhancement Programme, which was sponsored by the then Neal & Massy Group, Project Manager for the Industry Partnership Programme with Courts Trinidad Limited, Team Leader for the introduction of a new and innovative skill (Television Production) and Project Coordinator for the Atlantic LNG Day Care Centres and all Servol’s Day Care Centres.
Mrs. Haynes Basalo has represented Servol at the Federation of Day Care Centres Convention in Alabama, USA, the Caribbean Philanthropy Network Symposium 2010 in St. Thomas, US Virgin Island, T&T NGO Professionals Conference Programme 2013 and The Caribbean Youth Empowerment Conference, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia 2013 hosted by the International Youth Foundation and USAID. In April 2014 she attended a ‘Reflection’ Workshop in Miami, Florida.
Mrs. Haynes Basalo presented a paper on Civic Engagement and Social Development entitled “The Servol Experience” at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Breakfast Roundtable discussions on Development of National Legislation on Volunteerism and Civic Engagement.
She is a former Trinidad & Tobago Junior League netball player and also served on the Board of Directors of the Trinidad & Tobago Netball Association in the capacity of Treasurer. Mrs. Haynes Basalo worked as a Teacher/Lecturer at the YMCA for twenty (20) years in the field of Child Care and Early Childhood Education.