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New CTO chair elected
2012-10-11 16:03:50 | (0 Comments)
The United States Virgin Islands has been elected as chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) with Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty’s election at the annual general meeting in St. Kitts on Wednesday.
Nicholson-Doty, who was elected unopposed, will replace Ricky Skerritt as chairman of the CTO Council of Ministers and Commissioners of Tourism.
In keeping with the CTO constitution, deputy commissioner Chantal Figueroa has been appointed by Commissioner Nicholson-Doty to head the CTO board of directors.
Five vice-chairs were also elected to serve on the executive committee of the board.
They are St. Maarten, representing the Dutch Caribbean; Martinique representing the French Caribbean; St. Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago, representing the Caribbean Community countries and Bermuda representing the British overseas territories.
The executive committee will be completed with representatives from the private sector.
The vote was in keeping with the CTO constitution which mandates that elections must be held every two years.
Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News
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