As president, Janet monitors the Chapter's affairs and leads the 2019 Board of Directors in fulfilling their key deliverables. As head of the Local Organization, she acts as the National Councilor to JCI West Indies. Her goal for 2019 is to accelerate the transformation of our organisation thereby realising three pillars of growth: financial, membership, and project.
Meet the Board!!
The 2019 Board of Directors of JCI Barbados welcomes you!
Members of the JCI Barbados Board of Directors serve our organization for a term of one administrative year. They lead positive change under their respective portfolios of President, Executive Vice President, Vice Presidents, General Legal Counsel, Treasurer and Secretary.
The Board is nominated for these positions and the members of JCI Barbados elect them at our Annual General Meeting.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
As the second in command, Michael oversees the Vice Presidents' portfolios as well as ensuring the success of all projects. He plays a critical role in aligning the local projects with the JCI Active Citizens Framework to maximize community impact, project relevance and sustainability.
Gillian plays an integral role in maintaining the financial viability and integrity of the Chapter’s finances. She is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day financial transactions of JCI Barbados and prepares the 2019 Budget. Furthermore, her role seeks to capitalize on investment opportunities and offer any financial advice to help the Chapter succeed from strategy through execution.
Trishtanne takes on the mantle of increasing our membership base and retaining valued members. She is set to achieve this by enhancing membership benefits and selling the JCI experience. She also overseas the Membership Growth & Development Committee which was established to assist in the conceptualization, coordination, and execution of targeted membership recruitment, retention and reactivation initiatives.
Our Secretary General Rashida is charged with the task of providing timely minutes for all meetings as mandated by our Constitution. In addition to this, she is responsible for the issuance of correspondence on behalf of the Board to members. Maria also maintains the database for JCI Barbados and offers training to project chairpersons.
External Affairs &
This role is pivotal in forming strategic alliances with our partners and innovating the way we communicate with our stakeholders locally and abroad. Kizwauna's role seeks to enhance and promote the visibility of JCI Barbados in the wider community through increased marketing, partnerships and sponsorship. Kizwauna also oversees the Public Relations Team to effectively implement the JCI Marketing Plan.
Deryka, a Past President, provides guidance to the incumbent President and the 2019 Board of Directors, ensuring that all activities are aligned to the mission and vision of the Chapter. Her role serves to attest that JCI Barbados’ meetings are in accordance with the Constitution for the administrative year and maintain legality at all times.
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