Patrick Maitland was elected to the Board of the Keturah Hamilton Foundation as Secretary in January of 2015. Maitland is a Jamaican-born award-winning journalist, who has worked in communications, marketing, and public relations for over 30 years. He founded and served as publisher and editor-in-chief of The Agriculturalist Newspaper and The Tropical Farmers Almanac, leading journals for agriculture, environmental news, and technical information in Jamaica WI. Maitland also established the New York-based Street Hype, after migrating to the USA in 1997. He served as a community relations officer for the Consulate General of Jamaica – New York, building relationships to support the mission of the Consulate. As Secretary of the Keturah Hamilton Foundation, Maitland builds positive relationships with partner organizations, policymakers, and media.