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.
MELICIA T. JAMES is the Recruitment Manager at Guardsman Group Limited.
She has over fifteen years of leadership experience in various disciplines of the Human Resources profession; HR Policy Development and Implementation, Performance Management, Recruitment & Selection (local and international), Learning & Development, Employee Engagement, Organization Design, Grievance and Discipline Administration, Audit and Compliance, Leave Administration and Management.
She holds a Society for Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from Management Institute for National Development (MIND), Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of the West Indies, Diploma in Accounts & Financial Management from the University College of the Caribbean and a Certificate in Management Studies from University of the West Indies.
Melicia serves as Director on the Board of The Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica (HRMAJ). She is also a member of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Toastmasters International and is Secretary of the Executive Committee – PSP 265, Retreat Court.