Dr Dennis Howard, chairman, Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's (JCDC) Board of Commissioners has announced the appointment of Delroy Gordon to the post of executive director of the organisation as of Tuesday.
Gordon joined the JCDC as the cultural organiser for the parish of St Mary in 1987. Within two years of his employment, he was promoted to parish manager and later, regional manager and director of field services.
For 26 years, Gordon has contributed greatly and given high-quality, dedicated and committed service to the continued growth and development of the Commission. Under his leadership in 2009, the Commission received the prestigious Gleaner Honour Award for Excellence in Arts & Culture. He was recognised at King's House as one of the eight nominees for the Jamaica Institute of Management, Manager of the Year Award for 2011.
Gordon holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management (1st Class Honours), a Master's Degree in Business Administration, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management Studies and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Sector Senior Management Development. He is a Justice of the Peace for the parish of St Mary and serves on numerous parish and national, committees and boards.
The JCDC, an agency of the Ministry of Youth and Culture, celebrates 50 years this year and continues to unearth, develop, showcase and promote Jamaica's rich cultural heritage and the talent of the Jamaican people.