Winsome Barnaby is the Finance Director for the Capitol Region Council of Governments whose primary responsibilities include working with department heads and executive director to develop and manage the annual budget; financial reporting for projects and grants accounting; coordination of the annual audit process; contract management; human resources.

Winsome is originally from Jamaica and migrated to the United States in 1969.  She is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University where she majored in Accounting.  She is member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada and Connecticut GFOA.

She is a member of the Greater Hartford West Indian Lions Club; Board Member of First Choice Health Center; Leadership Greater Hartford (Quest 2001).

Her hobbies include travel, cruising, and reading.