Sunday, May 27, 2018

Lifetime Achievement Awardees 2013

Cedric Harold

A Vincentian born native who has made Jamaica his home, Cedric entered the IT sector in 1967 in the then newly formed Data Processing Section of the Bursar’s office of the University of the West Indies. He spent a total of 30 years in that department. He left there to join the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science as a lecturer in Computing, where for the next 8 years, he taught a number of courses.

Cedric became a member of the JCS from as far back as 1975. He served as a member of the JCS Council on several occasions under different presidents. He was elected treasurer in 1998. Many of the JCS Secretariat accounting procedures now in place was piloted by Cedric. He stood as President from 1999 to 2000. The property that the JCS now occupies was purchased under the financing purview of Cedric.

He still keeps current with technical developments in the industry as well as events and happenings in the JCS.