Bacchus is new Essequibo Cricket Board President
After serving as Vice President for eight years Mr. Fizul Bacchus won the Essequibo Cricket Board (ECB) Presidency by defeating Prince Holder by a vote of 11 to 5 when the entity held its Biennial General Meeting and Elections last Sunday at the board’s hostel at Anna Regina on the Essequibo Coast.
The Essequibo Cricket Board consists of the Bartica, Wakenaam, Leguan, Pomeroon, East Bank, North, South and Central Essequibo Cricket Committees.
Wakenaam school teacher Totaram Ramnarine was elected as Vice President unopposed, while Aotto Christiani returned as Honorary Secretary and Andy Ramnarine of South Essequibo was elected Assistant Secretary.
Viren Chintamani of Leguan will serve as the Honorary Treasurer; former GCB Vice President Alvin Johnson of East Bank Essequibo was elected as his assistant.
The other positions, all unopposed, were won by Pomeroon’s Verna D’Aguiar (Competitions Chairperson), Nazeer Mohamed of Wakenaam (Public Relations Committee) and Mr. Anthony Murray of Bartica who returned as Marketing Manager. Miss Stacy Williams and Shastri Mangal were elected as the Board’s Trustee and Travis Simon was elected as the auditor.
The nine elected Officers of the Board were nominated and elected as representatives to the Guyana Cricket Board.
The meeting discussed reports from the Area Committees, Administrator and Competitions Committee. An Audited Financial Statement was also presented by the former Treasurer Christiani and passed by the members.
Mr. Bacchus and his entire executive promised to work hard for the development of Essequibo cricket.