URCA is governed by a five-member Board comprising three (3) non-executive members, including the Board’s chairperson, and two (2) ex officio members; the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director of Policy and Regulation (DPR). Non-executive members are appointed by the Governor General.
Board members include:
Mr. Randol Dorsett
Aug 1, 2012 – July 31, 2015
Mr. Dorsett was appointed Chairperson of the URCA Board, with effect from August 1, 2012 for a period of three years. An Attorney-at-law, Mr. Dorsett is a Partner in the Nassau Office of Graham Thompson, a leading law firm in The Bahamas. He is a member of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. His work covers the full spectrum of commercial practice with an emphasis on Banking, Labour and Employment, Personal Injury, Fraud, Contentious Real Estate and Trust Litigation. Mr. Dorsett read law at the University of Buckingham, England where he graduated with First Class Honours. He also holds an LLM Degree in International and Commercial Law, with a specialization in World Trade; and is also a member of the New York State Bar.
Mr. J. Paul Morgan
Aug 1, 2009 – July 31, 2016
Mr. Morgan is an independent advisor on policy and regulatory frameworks in the Energy, Telecommunications (ICT) and Water sectors. He has spent his career of 38 years to date in utilities. He is the former Chairman of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization, former Chairman of the Organization of Caribbean Utility Regulators, and former Chairman for two terms of the Office of Utilities Regulation in Jamaica. He is a past President of the Jamaica Institution of Engineers.
Mr. Stephen Bereaux
Acting Chief Executive Officer & Director of Electronic Communications
July 17, 2012 – present
Mr. Stephen Bereaux was named Director of Policy & Regulation (DPR) for The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) with effect from July 17, 2012. Mr Bereaux, joined URCA in September 2010, as a Senior Case Officer. Prior to that appointment he was the Senior Manager for Legal and Regulatory Affairs at the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT), from December 2004 to August 2010. He also served as that regulator's Corporate Secretary. An attorney by profession, Mr. Bereaux's appointment is for a three-year term.