Trinidad & Tobago, WI - - Pan Trinbago Inc. has a new President. He is Keith Diaz, former Chairman of the Northern Region of Pan Trinbago and member of WITCO Desperadoes.
Diaz received 152 votes to the incumbent Patrick Arnold’s 116, at the October 25, 2009 Annual General Meeting/Trinbago Triennial Convention held at the East Mucurapo Secondary School, Mucurapo, Port of Spain, Trinidad.
The Election of Officers to the Central Executive was the highpoint of the day’s Convention. Some 70 steelbands were eligible to vote.
At the end of the exercise, three (3) officers were returned.
The results are as follows:-
|Denise L.J. Hernandez||101|
|Assistant Secretary||Beverly Ramsey-Moore||116|
|Keith St. Cyr||30|
|Education Officer||Withfield Weekes||147|
|Denise L.J. Hernandez||117|
|Public Relations Officer||
|External Officer||Keith St. Cyr||136|
After his victory at the polls, the President pledged to work with all member bands and steelpan organizations worldwide as he seeks to take the pan even further.
Diaz also took the opportunity to thank all those who supported him in what he has described as the largest turnout for an AGM in the history of the steelband movement.
He ended by thanking his predecessor Patrick Arnold for the service he has given to the organization.
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