The COUNCIL of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica comprises twelve members who manage the affairs of the Institute.
The COUNCIL is elected annually in accordance with the Bye-Laws. In COUNCIL one member must be a Public Officer. Of the remainder one third must be persons who are neither accountants in practice nor Public Officers.
The COUNCIL elects its President and Vice-president. A Treasurer and Secretary are appointed annually. These appointees may or may not be members of Council.
Together these four officers constitute the body of Principal Officers. The Principal Officers monitor operational activities of the ICAJ Secretariat through its Executive Director.
MEMBERS OF COUNCIL 2019-2021
Mr. Sixto Coy
Ms. Allison Peart
Chairman – Taxation Committee
Mrs. Sharon Donaldson-Levine
Chairman – Public Accountants in Business Committee
Mrs. Elaine Robinson
Chairman – Public Relations and Marketing Committee
Mr. Raymond Campbell
Immediate Past President
Chairman – Future of the Profession and Property Development Committees
Mr. Bruce Scott
Chairman - Student Affairs Committee
Mr. Nigel Chambers
Chairman - Audit Practice Committee
Mr. Eric Scott
Chairman – Bye-Laws & Handbook and Legislation Review Committees
Ms. Marlene McIntosh
Chairman – Membership Committee
Mrs. Elizabeth McGregor
Chairman – Information and Communications Technology Committee
Mrs. Janet Plummer
Chairman – Public Sector Committee
Mr. Garfield Reece
Chairman – Accounting Standards Committee
Mr. Eric Mardner
Chairman of the Continuing Professional Development Committee
The objectives of the Institute are achieved though the work of 16 standing committees, 13 of which are headed by members of Council. The other committees, which are headed by non-members of Council are Public Relations and Marketing, Disciplinary and Investigations.