The Boxing Association of Grenada (BAG), successfully conducted its second Quadrennial General Election on April 24, 2021, at the Olympic House, Morne Rouge, Saint 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 and was observed by a representative of AIBA (International Boxing Association, Switzerland), 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 Royston La Hee, and the first Vice President of the GOC Charlie George.
Ralph Lord was the electoral Officer. He is a former GBSS teacher, and the President of the Gr Volley Ball Association, who was ably assisted by Richard Peters.
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.
Former President of the Boxing Association of Grenada, Johnson St. Louis, passed away on March 01, 2021, and was interred on March 18, 2021.