New Tennis Jamaica officers, directors elected
Businessman John Bailey was elected president of Tennis Jamaica at their annual general meeting that was held at the Liguanea Club in New Kingston last Thursday evening.
Other officers elected who, along with Bailey, will serve three-year terms of office are Aswad Morgan, first vice-president Llockett; McGregor, second vice-president; Stephen Steele, third vice-president; Leroy Brown, honorary secretary; and Charles Pennycooke, honorary treasurer.
Directors who will serve one-year terms of office but can be re-elected are Charmaine Chin Loy, Paula Harris, Richard Russell, Dwayne Pagon, Tony Martin, David Shirley, Pierre Battaglia, Simon Casserly, and James Sampson.
The general meeting paid tribute to several members who have made substantial contributions to the growth of tennis in Jamaica for many years, by making them honorary life members of Tennis Jamaica.
They are former president and honorary secretary, Kenneth Morgan, and Joycelin Morgan; another husband and wife president/secretary team Phillip and Christine Gore; former first vice-president Carl Chen;former national tennis director, Douglas Burke; and Richard Russell, who has distinguished himself as both a player and coach.