The Boxing Association of Grenada (BAG), successfully conducted its second Quadrennial General Election on 24 April 2021, at the Olympic House, Morne Rouge, St George Grenada during its Annual General Meeting.
The Association elected a 7-member team, comprising of 4 men and 3 women, to manage its affairs for the next 4 years. The elected executive members are as follows:
- President: Neil Roberts
- 1st Vice President: Bernard Wilson
- 2nd Vice President: Alex James
- General Secretary: Hermione Elcock
- Assistant General Secretary Carnisha Charles
- Treasurer Johnson Dion
- Executive Member: Veronica Benjamin
The election was conducted under the AIBA new membership policy that was adopted by the Board on 22 January 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The election was observed by a representative of AIBA (International Boxing Association, Switzerland), Yury Zaytsey, via a high-resolution live Zoom link that was uninterrupted throughout the General Meeting proceedings and actual election process. Also present in person were the President of the Grenada Olympic Committee (GOC) Royston La Hee and the first Vice President Charlie George.
The Electoral Officer was Ralph Lord a former GBSS teacher, and the President of the Grenada Volley Ball Association, who was ably assisted by Richard Peters.
The Boxing Association of Grenada would like to thank all its members who nominated various candidates and took time out to attend the meeting. Our thanks also go to all the observers, the electoral officer and his assistant and the technical crew.
The new executive is expected to manage boxing affairs within the reform and transparent agenda of its parent body, AIBA, and deploy exceptional leadership and management skills in providing and organising training opportunities for coaches, referees and officials and working with the various coaches to train local boxers and prepare them for local, regional and international tournaments within the ambit of the various Covid-19 protocols.
Being mindful of the Covid-19 pandemic the new executive will be working along with the Ministry of Sports and other relevant Government authorities in ensuring a safe return of local boxing competitions.
It would be recalled that the Boxing Association of Grenada former President Johnson St Louis, passed away on 1 March 2021, and was interred on 18 March 2021.
The Boxing Association of Grenada will continue to keep the public updated on any new developments in due course.
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