(CMR) The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce has announced that Shomari Scott, Director of Business Development at Health City Cayman Islands, is the new Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce. Chamber members elected Scott, three Councillors and the treasurer at the organization’s annual general meeting at the Grand Old House on 8th January.
Troy Burke, director of Heritage Holdings, Jenn Cowdroy, Director and Co-Owner of Island Montessori and Dave Johnston, Managing Director, Corporate Electric Ltd. Were elected as Councillors and will serve two-year terms. They will join Tim Bradley, Owner, Professional Yacht Management Ltd., Simon Watson, Founding Partner, Charterland and Amanda Wilson, Director, GreenTech Group who will serve their second year on the Council.
Executive Committee members include President Woody Foster, Managing Director, Fosters IGA, President-Elect Mike Gibbs, President, Kensington Management Ltd., Vice President Scott, Secretary Steve McIntosh, Chief Executive Officer, CML and Treasurer Colin Robinson, Director, Strategic Risk Solutions. Chris Kirkconnell, Vice President, Operations, Kirk Freeport Ltd, becomes Immediate Past President.
Retiring Councillors, Nelson Dilbert, owner at Cayman Spirits Company, Mario Ebanks, Chief Human Resources Officer at Cayman Islands Airport Authority and Shomari Scott were acknowledged for their contributions and voluntary service to the Chamber of Commerce. The retiring Councillors each has served in various roles on the Council from chairing or serving on committees, representing the Chamber at meetings and events and canvassing their industry sector and informing the Council of any issues of concern that require action.
Outgoing President Kirkconnell presented gifts to each retiring Council member for their contribution to the Chamber during their terms of service, and the collective mission to support, promote and protect the interests of members, and the wider community.
Dilbert and Robert Tate each received the ‘Volunteer of the Year’ award for 2019. Dilbert coordinated Chamber’s Cayman CLEAN anti-littering campaign and Tate chaired the 2019 Leadership Cayman programme.
The Chamber celebrates its 55th anniversary in 2020.