The Board is responsible for governance and the strategic direction of the Association. The twelve directors are members of the Association and are elected by its members at their annual general meetings. The President and Vice President are elected by the Directors. The Board comprises an Executive and three sub committees: Strategic Alliances, Media Relations & Membership Services and Research, Professional Development & Conference.
MICHAEL MCANUFF-JONES, Msc, MBA, SPHRi.
Michael is a graduate of Knox College and Knox Community College.
He completed undergraduate studies in Banking and Finance at CAST (now University of Technology, Jamaica)
He also holds Masters Degrees as follows:
• MSc in Social Sciences/Human Resources from the University of Leicester.
• MBA (Distinction) from the University of Wales.
Michael is a graduate of the residential Executive Human Resource Management program of the University of Michigan, the Sales and Marketing Management program of the University of New Orleans, and a graduate of 2006 Australian International Banking Summer School in Melbourne.
He also completed the professional designations and certification programs in Banking, Corporate Secretarial practice, and Human Resources, and holds associateship in the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, the Chartered Institute of Bankers, and designated as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resource Certification Institute.
Michael spent several years in Banking during which he held several key roles across the Scotiabank Group, including Accounting Manager, Assistant General Manager - Operations, Assistant General Manager- HR, Senior Vice President - Human Resources Scotiabank Group Jamaica, Belize and Haiti, and more recently regional head of Human Resources for the Scotiabank English Caribbean operations. He retired from Scotiabank in January 2017, and is currently engaged in part time HR consulting and pastoral ministry.
Michael is the immediate past President and Chairman of the Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica and the Jamaica Institute of Financial Services.
Michael also serves as a Director on the board of the Nature Preservation Foundation/Hope Botanical Gardens, and is currently Deputy Chairman of the UTECH council. He also serves on the UWI Career and Placement Board.