English Dutch French Spanish

About CALGA

CALGA – The Caribbean Association of Local Government Authorities is a not for profit organization established to facilitate the further development of Local Government within the Caribbean region.

CALGA was established in 1992. However, the Association was incorporated on 3rd April 2012 under the Company’s Act, 1995 of Trinidad and Tobago.

The Association’s membership comprises mainly National Local Government Associations, and, Local Authorities and Ministries responsible for Local Government where there are no National Associations.

CALGA received support from the European Union through   the ARIAL Programme which was implemented by VNG International, in partnership with the University of the West Indies (UWI).  ARIAL was a framework Programme of the EU to Strengthen and support Local Government Associations at the national and regional levels within African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries.

 

The CALGA Secretariat is located on the compound of the Chaguanas Borough Corporation.

CALGA is governed by a Constitution (2008 Revised) and directed by an Executive Committee as follows:

Members of the CALGA Executive Committee

Position

Name

Country

President

Councillor Philip McPhee

Bahamas

1st Vice President

Mayor Scean Barnswell

Jamaica

2nd Vice President

Mayor Daniel Guerrero

Belize

3rd Vice President 

Alderman Anthony Roberts

Trinidad

Secretary

Councillor Examin Philbert (Ms.)

St. Lucia

Treasurer

Councillor Sammy Rampersaud

Guyana

Public Relations Officer

Councillor Yoland Jno. Jules

Dominica