On April 1, 2022, the Board of Directors of the Community & Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union Limited (C&WJCCUL) appointed Mrs. Joyce West-Johnson as the first female Chief Executive Officer of the Credit Union.
Mrs. West-Johnson is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (FCA), and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Economics, and a Master of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of the West Indies, Mona. She also holds an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Mrs. West-Johnson has been employed to the C&WJCCUL for twenty-six years, holding senior positions such as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. She has achieved sound understanding of the principles and philosophy of the Credit Union Movement through training and development from the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions (CCCU), the Credit Union Executives Society (CUES) and the Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union League (JCCUL). She has served as Secretary to the Asset and Liability Management Committee and other Committees of the Board of the C&WJCCUL and is a past Chairman of the Supervisory Committee of the Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union League.
Mrs. West -Johnson is envisaging further success for C&WJCCUL as she leads the focused implementation of the Credit Union’s strategy for operational strength and adaptability to the needs of its members.
A Justice of the Peace for the parish of St. Andrew, and a member of the Rotary Club of Kingston, Mrs. West-Johnson has served as member of the Board of the St. Andrew Justices of the Peace Association (SAJP) and Secretary to the Governor General’s Program of Excellence for the Parish of St. Andrew. She is married with two children and enjoys spending time with her family, baking and tending to her orchids.