Mrs. Bevene Martin – Dickenson, was among nine distinguished women in agriculture who were awarded by the Agriculturalist at a prestigious event at the Medallion Hall, Kingston on April 22, 20222. The illustrious women who were awarded (in the varied fields of Agriculture) include:
Dr. Gabrielle Young
Mrs. Olive Downer- Walsh
Mrs. Donna Marie McPherson
Ms. Kateisha Allen
Ms. Merlyn McDuffie
Ms. Tanika Oconnor Dennie
Mrs. Doreen Brown – Lawson
Mrs. Jannett Pullen
Mrs. Martin Dickenson had a passion for Agriculture from a very early age. This zeal has been clearly demonstrated in her pursuit to change the lives of farmers since joining the RADA staff in 1991 as an Agricultural Extension Officer. Based on her outstanding performance she was promoted to Regional Marketing Officer, Deputy Parish Agricultural Manager and currently Parish Agricultural Manager, RADA St. Thomas.
Mrs. Dickenson continues to mentor and empower staff members and volunteers and has been instrumental in the development, market – linkage and productivity of innumerable farmers island-wide.
In addition to her regular duties Mrs. Dickenson is also Trustee Secretary on RADA’s Pension Plan, member of RADA’s Stakeholders Committee and several other inter-sectoral Committees. She is supported by her husband and two daughters.
RADA is honoured to congratulate its very own, Bevene Martin – Dickenson, a gentle giant, consummate professional and inspiration to many.