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.
LOIS C. A. WALTERS, has worked in the field of Human Resources, in the Public Sector, for almost twenty-five years. Presently, her journey has taken her to the Ministry of Finance & the Public Service serving as Principal Director, Human Resource Policy & Information Branch in the Strategic Human Resource Management Division.
Mrs. Walters is the President of Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica (HRMAJ), a member of the HR Subcommittee of the CLA and former Board member, Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) & Chair of its HR-Subcommittee.
Her academic achievements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Literatures in English, a Masters’ Degree in Human Resource Development and a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Sector Senior Management. Professionally, she has pursued a number of programmes such as the GOJ’s Public Sector Senior Leadership Development Programme (MIND), the Advanced Inter-American Policy and Innovation Management Program at Georgetown University and the Commonwealth Executive Programme in Public Management at the Schulich School of Business, York University.
In 2012, she was awarded the University Council of Jamaica/Joint Board Teacher Education Award of Excellence.
Mrs. Walters is a certified Trainer of Trainers and a PROSCI certified Change Practitioner. Her areas of expertise include: HR Policy Development, HR Management and Development, Leadership Development, Team Building, Recruitment & Selection, Customer Service and Professionalism.
Lois is a devoted wife and the mother of three energetic children. Occasionally, she writes poems, motivational & devotional pieces through the blog www.yardstyledevotions.wordpress.com