The Jamaica Government Pensioners Association (JGPA) at its Annual General Meeting held on Friday, April 28, 2017 elected Mr Johnathan Brown as its new President. Mr Brown succeeds Mr Charles Jones who served as President for four consecutive terms and in accordance with the Association’s Rules was not eligible for re-election.
Mr Brown previously served as 2nd Vice President and Chairman of the Membership and Promotions Sub-Committee. Other elected members of the Executive were:
Mrs June Spence Jarrett - 1st Vice President Miss Julette DaCosta - 2nd Vice President Mr Robert Chennis - Treasurer Mrs Carol Jones - Secretary
The JGPA which was founded in 1964 is a non-profit organisation established under the Friendly Societies Act of Jamaica. The aims and objectives include making appropriate representation to Government concerning such matters as pension and health benefits, as well as encouraging and promoting fellowship among its members. There are eight (8) Chapters island-wide to better serve our pensioners - rural pensioners in particular, keeping them more informed on pertinent matters with respect to the Association and generally carrying-out the Association’s mandate.