Prof. Lalor has been involved in many national initiatives which have contributed to the scientific and technological development of Jamaica. He has been a member and Chairman of the Scientific Research Council and the Jamaica Bureau of Standards, both institutions which have guided the country’s industrial development and facilitated the application of scientific research to national development.
He has served as Chairman of the Electoral Advisory Committee.
Prof. Lalor has been involved in several philanthropic organisations, among them United Way of Jamaica and the Jamaica Council for the Handicapped.
Prof. Lalor with school children during "Lead Safe" education day at the Kintyre Basic School
PRESIDENT, Jamaican Association of the Scientists, 1972.
CHAIRMAN, Scientific Research Council, 1986-94.
MEMBER, Jamaican Society of Scientists and Technologists.
MEMBER, Governing Council of the
MEMBER, Jamaican Government Working Party on Tertiary Education.
MEMBER & Later CHAIRMAN, Task Force on the Reorganisation of the
MEMBER, Council of the
MEMBER, Publications Committee for
MEMBER, Executive Board, United Way of
CHAIRMAN, Board of Private Voluntary Organisations, Ltd.
DIRECTOR, Board of I.C.W.I Group Ltd.
DIRECTOR, Board of I.C.W.I Group Ltd Foundation.
DIRECTOR, Gleaner Company Ltd.
FOUNDER & First CHAIRMAN, Board of Mona Info Matrix Ltd.
CHAIRMAN, Management Board of the Science Learning Centre.
CHAIRMAN, Electoral Advisory Committee
Member, American Chemical Society
Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Member, Advisory Council, International Energy Society.
Member, Royal Society of Chemistry
Member, United Nations Intergovernmental Group of Experts on the Funding of Science and Technology for Development
Advisor to the Director General, UNESCO, for the United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development (UNSTAD)
Advisor to the Director General, UNESCO, for Science, Technology and Society
Member, Caribbean Development Bank Advisory Committee on Science and Technology
Member, Council of the United
Member, Commonwealth Secretariat Working Group on Distance Education
Chairman Committee for Promoting Peaceful uses of the Atom Regional Editor, “Revista Latinoamericana Quimica”.
Radiometric Survey of Jamaica in progress circa 1988; (L-R) Dr. Jim Miller, consultant; Dr. Hilary Robotham, CNS Coordinator; and Prof. Gerald Lalor