jamaica national agency for accreditation
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Apply for accreditation for the testing/calibration activity detailed in the documents to be downloaded. The...
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Benefits for Laboratories

Benefits for Laboratories
By becoming accredited, medical and testing labs eliminate doubts about their results, performance and...
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Steps To Becoming Accredited

A Laboratory verifies conformity to standards through testing and/or calibration activities. Your Laboratory...
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Latest News

ceoSharonmae Shirley, MPhil., CP-FS

The Chairman and Board of Directors of the Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC), an Agency of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Sharonmae A. Shirley as Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1, 2014.

Mrs. Shirley replaces Mrs. Marguerite Domville who recently retired from the post. Mrs. Shirley is an accomplished Quality Management (QM) Executive with over 19 years experience in management systems design, implementation and auditing; accreditation; applied chemistry and environmental health; conformity assessments; environmental management; food safety and training.

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Board Members

Representing Academia

  • Dr. Cliff Riley (Chair)
    University of Technology
  • Prof. Ishenkumba Kahwa
    University of the West Indies
  • Mr. Maurice McGlashan
    University of Technology
  • Mr. Don McGlashan - Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries
  • Mr. Vermont Murray - Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA)
  • Dr. Andre Jones - Yono Industries Ltd.
  • Mr. Reginald Nugent - Ministry of Industry, Investment & Commerce
  • Mr. Lynden Nugent - Jamaica Exporters’ Association
  • Dr. Clive Anderson - Nuttall Hospital