New executive elected to govern Tennis in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
MONDAY APRIL 04, 2016; KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES – The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tennis Association on Saturday April 02, 2016 elected a new executive, following months of uncertainty.
The new executive who will hold office for the next two years is as follows -:
- President – Brian Nash
- Vice-president -: Deborah King
- General-Secretary -: Janelle Humphrey
- Treasurer -: Donette Lyttle
- Public Relations Officer -: Robertson S. Henry
- Committee Members -: Karen Anderson
-: Cleopatra White
-: Terry Ballantyne
-: Winfield Tannis Abbott
The new executive has hit the ground running due to a number of factors, and is expected to hold its first meeting on Monday April 04, 2016.
This meeting is to lay the groundwork in addressing a number of issues, but not limited to COTECC and ITF fees, preparation for the hosting of the 2016 International Tennis federation Junior Tennis tournament, preparation of leading junior players for future tournament, proper management systems for the National Tennis Center, reconciliation of finances, strengthening of relationships with the private sector, all age-group tennis tournaments, implementation of a grassroots tennis program, programs for coaches and other technical personnel within the association, and overall improvement of the management of the sport of tennis in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Newly elected SVGTA president Brian Nash in his welcome remarks on Saturday night expressed thanks to the outgoing remainder of the past executive, for their efforts, and wished them well in their future endeavors.
Meanwhile Nash congratulated the players returning from tennis tournament in Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago, stating, “I would like to congratulate our team on matches won.
“And even where there were losses, I am sure there were instances of success to build on. Let us work together to build our goals.”
With Warmest Regards
May God Bless You Richly
Robertson S. Henry
sports journalist / photographer