Friday, April 12, 2024

Doughlin is new netball president

Date:

Share post:

Veteran netball umpire Dr Carmeta Doughlin is the new president of the Barbados Netball Association (BNA).

Doughlin defeated the former long-serving president Nisha Craigwell by 24 votes to 19 when the BNA held its annual general meeting on Wednesday night at the Wildey Gymnasium.

Another former president, Mona Alleyne, received 13 votes in the three-way battle for the top post.

Popular Master of Ceremonies and netball enthusiast, Carl “Alff” Padmore is the new vice-president after he swept aside former Barbados basketballer and netball coach, Oliver Nicholas, 41-14.

Honorary Secretary Alicia Jemmott and honorary treasurer Kathy Jones were re-elected unopposed. Voting was ongoing late Wednesday night for other positions on the BNA’s Board of Directors. (EZS)

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Motion against DLP president ruled invalid

The no-confidence motion brought against president of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), Dr Ronnie Yearwood, is invalid. That is...

Israeli airstrike kills three sons of Hamas political leader in Gaza as ceasefire talks stutter

Three sons of Hamas political leader Ismail Haniyeh were killed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza Wednesday, with Haniyeh insisting...

Wanted Man: Raphael Nowell

The Barbados Police Service (TBPS) is seeking the assistance of the public in locating Raphael Diego Nowell alias...

U.S. hurricane forecasters embark on preparedness mission to the Caribbean

NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center - With the 2024 hurricane season fast approaching, NOAA and the U.S. Air...