T&T Olympic Committee elects first female president | Sports

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):

Skilled sports activities administrator Diane Henderson has develop into the primary feminine president of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC).

Within the historic digital election, held on the TTOC’s seventy fifth annual normal assembly, Henderson gained 70 per cent of the vote – 24 votes to the ten secured by her opponent, Rowena Williams, who’s one in all three new vice-presidents. Henderson succeeds Brian Lewis as TTOC boss.

“Thank you to the general council for entrusting me in leading the TTOC and taking on this new mantle. I am stoked and thrilled in demonstrating my leadership abilities to carry the organisation into the new world of sport, innovation and commercialism,” mentioned Henderson, who may even function president of the Trinidad and Tobago Commonwealth Video games Affiliation (TTCGA) and the Trinidad and Tobago Sand and Seashore Video games Affiliation (TTSBGA).

“It would be remiss of me not to mention my predecessor, Brian Lewis, for his unstinting dedication and commitment to the TTOC/TTCGA/TTSBGA. Nothing has gone unnoticed. Thanks also to everyone who supported me throughout my sporting and other careers leading to this occasion. I look forward to working with each and every one of you, especially the new executive board,” added the TTOC’s eleventh president.

The TTOC mentioned Henderson has contributed considerably to sports activities governance, athlete welfare, strategic planning and sports activities mediation.

As chair of Girls in Sport Fee, she has been a key proponent for the continued push for schooling in sport in Trinidad and Tobago.

Henderson has a historical past of working in sports activities administration, being the primary feminine on the chief board of the Nationwide Affiliation of Athletics Administrations of Trinidad and Tobago.

She can be the present chairperson of the Trinidad and Tobago Marathon Committee, the place she has been liable for the ultimate decision-making on occasion coordination, creating race portals, social media repairs, web site coordination and private-sector fundraising.

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