TORONTO, Ontario May 29, 2017 – Yesterday, the Jamaican Canadian Association (JCA) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at which a new Board of Directors and Committee Chairs were elected for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.
“I am looking forward to working with the new members of the JCA Board and the new membership and Building Committee Chairpersons. I am confident we have the right people, with the right skills, to continue to evolve the JCA,” said JCA President, Adaoma Patterson.
She offered special thanks to outgoing directors, Leo Campbell, Alton Brooks and Chris Campbell, for their contributions over the past two years.
Judy A. Sgro, Member of Parliament for Humber River-Black Creek, Lloyd Wilks, Jamaica’s Consul General for Toronto, and numerous past JCA presidents attended the AGM, which was held at the JCA Centre at 995 Arrow Road, In Toronto.
The JCA’s mission says, the organisation aims to deliver programs and services, provide a physical hub, and advocate for the improvement of the wellbeing and equity of Jamaican, Caribbean and African-Canadian communities within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).