Commissioner Lennox Jno. Baptiste, appointed with effect from January 31, 2017 in accordance with section 63 (1) and (2) of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Dominica.
At the time of his appointment, Mr. Jno. Baptiste was a practicing Accountant and Computer Accounting Systems Consultant, a position he has held since 1980. He was a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Accountants – UK, and member of a number of other professional bodies including: the Association of Accounting Technicians - UK, the Institute of Public Accountants - UK and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean.
The appointment of Commissioner Jno. Baptiste was delayed by one year and done in accordance with section 63(1) and (2) of the Constitution because the Leader of the Opposition chose, at the time, to not nominate the third member pursuant to section 4(1) (c) of the legislation. During that period – February 2016 to January 2017, the Commission subsisted as a quorum of the whole.