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Executive members 2019 -2022

The following members were elected to serve as the CALGA Executive for the period 2019 - 2022

 

President                       Anthony Roberts (Trinidad and Tobago) 
1st. Vice President        Kenisha Gordon (Jamaica)
2nd  Vice President      Yoland Jno Jules (Dominica) 
3rd Vice President        Patricia Chase- Green(Guyana)
Secretary                      Carol Lincoln- Frederick (Antigua and Barbuda)
Treasurer                      Khalid Belisle (Belize)
PRO                              Rance Smith (Bahamas)
Coordinator                   Martin Terry Rondon (Trinidad and Tobago)
UWI Representative     Dr. Bishnu Ragoonath (Trinidad and Tobago)
Manager                       Mrs. Camille N Taylor (Trinidad and Tobago) 

 

Audrey Smith Facey

Audrey Smith Facey is the Councillor for the Payne Land Division in the constituency of South Western St. Andrew and will be seeking a fifth term in the impending Local Government election.

Born on February 22, 1959, Councillor Smith Facey, a Wolmerian, successfully completed her secondary education and launched her profession as a public administrator during which she was appointed Special Assistant to former Prime Minister the Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, working assiduously through various Government entities to include the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Sports.

As a political activist and member of the People’s National Party for 43 years, Councillor Smith Facey has served on several bodies to include the party’s National Executive Committee, Party Executive, Welfare and Awards Commission, Campaign Committee and the Women’s Movement where she has represented the organization at international conferences in Cuba, Haiti and Guadelope. She is also a former board member of the South East Regional Health Authority, the Jamaica National Heritage Trust as well as the Jamaica Library Service.

Councillor Smith Facey has served the constituency of South West St. Andrew in various capacities having been a former divisional secretary, constituency secretary and is the current Vice President in charge of Electoral Affairs. In her capacity as Councillor attached to the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation since 1998, she has served on numerous committees to include ethics and procurement.  She is presently the chairperson of the Roads and Traffic Enforcement and Bipartisan committees. She has represented the KSAC internationally in Germany and Cuba.  As a VP for Association of Local Government Authorities of Jamaica (ALGAJ) since 2012, Councillor Smith Facey has made representation at conferences in Uganda, Botswana, Trinidad and the Bahamas.

A life member of the party’s Region Three and an astute politician, Councillor Smith Facey vows to continue working on behalf of the People’s National Party in improving the lives of all Jamaican citiznes, creating equal opportunities for every class. She is a wife, mother and grandmother, with strong family values.

Mr. Martin Terry Rondon

Mr. Martin Terry Rondon, Matelot born and bred describes himself as a servant of the people. He was elected as a councillor from 1995 and has served for the past twenty (23) years.

“Terry” as he is so endearingly called has special interest in cricket, swimming and community service. He is president of the Toco Old Boys and Girls Association; active in different religious bodies in his electoral district and was instrumental in the formation of the Toco Christian Community. Mr. Rondon is an honorary member of the Power Players Sports and Cultural Club; is involved with the village Councils and continues to assist all school sports and other activities.

Mr. Martin Terry Rondon has been elected as Chairman of the Sangre Regional Corporation in 2013 and serves in that position to present. He has spent a lot of time and energy lobbying on behalf of the fishermen and bringing relief to them in their times of trouble. This chairman is extremely passionate about continuing to improve the lives of all people and intends to focus on:

  • Improvement of agricultural access roads
  • Development of all fishing depots
  • Providing housing and infrastructure
  • Creating employment
  • Ensuring improved transportation

Married with two children and four grandchildren Mr. Rondon is a loving family man.

His motto is “Good For One Good For All”.

Glenn Davis

Born on November 4th,1966 to the proud parents Rhona and Livingston Davis. I am the fourth of eleven siblings, the eldest son and a proud father.

I attended Rokers Point Primary School and graduated from Exuma Senior High in 1984, which is now known as L.N.Coakley High. I worked around the old Exuma airport as a porter,cleaning cars and aircrafts. In January 1985, I attend Clarke's Aviation where I obtained my pilots certificate. In1994 I attended the Industrial Training College where I obtained a certificate in Auto Mechanics.

My favorite sport is basketball. I won the bronze medal coaching Exuma ladies basketball team during the Bahamas Games and won the gold medal as the assistant coach of the Ladies National basketball team at Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM)as well as a certified spinning instructor .

I am now the CEO and President of Coastline Company Limited and currently serving my third term in local government, second consecutive time as Chairman of the West Township and first term as Vice President of The Bahamas Association Local Government Authorities.(BALGA)
Newly elected as 3VP of CALGA . I am also a Justice of the Peace.

Joy Ramcharan-Cooblal

  • 2016 Manager/Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean Association of Local Government Authorities (CALGA)
  • Experience in Local Government including designing and delivering training to LG Practitioners
  • Over 10 years experience in Project Management. Project Manager from 2004-2013 at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
  • Caribbean Studies Association – Secretary/Treasurer (2006-2013)
  • Community Public Service:
    1997-2000 – Alderman, Arima Borough Corporation
    2003-2010 – Board Member, St. George East (Tunapuna) Local Public Assistance Board
  • Tertiary Education:
    MSc Degree (Government), The University of The West Indies
    Certificate in EU Project Management, College of Europe, Burges, Belgium
    Certificate in Local Government Studies, the University of the West Indies
    BA Degree, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
  • Personal – Mother of one and four siblings