PR – The Boxing Association of Grenada (BAG), successfully conducted its second Quadrennial General Election on April 24, 2021, at the Olympic House, Morne Rouge, St. George’s, Grenada during its Annual General Meeting.
The Association elected a seven member team, comprising of four men and three women, to manage its affairs for the next four years. The elected executive members are as follows:
The election was conducted under the AIBA new membership policy that was adopted by the Board on January 22, 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The election was observed by a representative of AIBA (International Boxing Association, Switzerland), Mr. 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 Inc., Mr. Royston La Hee, and the first Vice President of the GOC, Mr. Charlie George.
The electoral Officer was Mr. Ralph Lord, a former GBSS teacher, and the President of the Grenada Volley Ball Association, who was ably assisted by Mr. 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, Mr. Johnson St. Louis, passed away on March 1, 2021, and was interred on March 18, 2021.
The Boxing Association of Grenada will continue to keep the public updated on any new developments in due course.