The National Commission functions through a Secretariat and has a Board that is chaired by the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment & Sport.

New Board of JNC-UNESCO, 2019 – 22

Hon. Olivia Grange, CD, MP – Chair
Mr. Lenford Salmon, Senior Advisor on Culture & Major Projects – Vice Chair
Hon. Floyd Green, Minister of State, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Agriculture
Hon. Alando Terrelonge, Minister of State, Ministry of Education, Youth and Information
Mr. Pearnel Charles, Jr.
Amb. Marcia Gilbert-Roberts, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Prof. Ronald Young, retiree
Dr. Lloyd Waller, Department of Government, UWI
Prof. Opal Palmer Adisa, University Director, IGDS, Regional Coordinating Office, UWI, Mona
Ms. Nadeen Spence, Student Services & Development Manager/Prog Coordinator, UWI
Mrs. Laleta Davis-Mattis, University Counsel, Regional Headquarters, UWI/Chair, JNHT
Ms. Jo-Anne Archibald, Principal Director, Culture, MCGES
Mr. David Brown, Director, Policy and Research, National Cultural and Creative Industries Council
Mr. Kevin O’Brien Chang, Managing Director, Fontana Pharmacy
Mr. Cordel Green, Executive Director, Broadcasting Commission
Ms. Joy Douglas, Chair, ODPEM
Mr. Daniel Wong
Dr Kasan Troupe, Ministry of Education, Youth & Information
Dr Marcia Forbes, Phase Three Productions Ltd.
Ms Beverley Lashley, National Library of Jamaica
Mrs Claudette Thomas, Jamaica Archives and Records Department
Mrs Sharon Coburn Robinson, Bureau of Gender Affairs
Mr Oliver Watt, Public Relations &Corporate Communications, MCGES
Mr Sujae Boswell
Mr. Everton Hannam, Secretary-General