9th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

FERNANDEZ, SHRI JOSS [Nominated—Anglo-Indian, May, 1990]:  s. of Late Felix Adrian Fernandez; b. at Quilon District, Kerala, June 21, 1927; ed. at St. Patrick's High School, Madras European H.S. Certificate; m. Margaret Mary Fernandez, June 8, 1953; Managment Consultant;

Previous Association with Political Parties:  Associate Member, JDLP, Karnataka, 1984/85 onwards;

Previous Membership:  Member Legislative Assembly, Karnataka, March 1983—April 1989; 

Committee Experience:  Chairman, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table, Karnataka Legislative Assembly for 2 years; Member, Library Committee, Karnataka Legislative Assembly for 2 years, Committee on Private Members Bills and Resolutions, Karnataka Legislative Assembly for an year and Transport Advisory Committee, Karnataka Lagislative Assembly for an year; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Industry, 1990; 

Favourite Pastime and Recreation:  Ballroom dancing, sports and games; 

Travels Abroad:  Canada, France, Italy, United Arab Emirates, U.K., USA;

Special Interests:  Marketing, public relations, travelling and social service, especially welfare of the Anglo-Indian community;

Sports and Clubs:  Member, Bangalore Club, Bangalore Golf Club, YMCA, Presidency Club, Catholic Club, KSCA and Club House;

Social Activities:  Educational facilities for Anglo-Indians through ensuring reservation in MBBS, B.E. Polytechnic colleges and full fee reimbursement scheme for school students; Chairman, Archbishop's Charities, Bangalore, 1976-79; Member, Governing Body, Bangalore Multi-Purpose Social Service Society and Governing Body, CARITAS, 1983-1987;

Other Information:  Chairman, Governing Council Anglo Indian Guild; Retired as Manager, Dunlop India Ltd., Bangalore branch;

Permanent Address:  66/4 Coles Road, Bangalore, Karnataka-560005, Tel. No. 561414.