Youth Council members hold retreat in St. Maarten | THE DAILY HERALD

Members of the Executive Board of the Anguilla National Youth Council.

 ANGUILLA–The members of the newly elected Executive Body of the Anguilla National Youth Council (ANYC) attended a training retreat in St. Maarten, from Friday, October 26, to Sunday, October 28.

The retreat was a collaboration between the ANYC, the Department of Youth and Culture and the St. Maarten National Youth Council. The training was facilitated by the Director of Youth and Culture, Bren Romney, Senior Programme Officer Joleyne Robin and Consultant John “Christopher” Richardson of Rich Pearl Global Training & Coaching Consulting.

The training focused on orientation and training of the group, the study and roles of youth councils, the roles and responsibilities of executive members, project development and networking. As part of the retreat, the team also met with Acting Director of the St. Maarten Youth Division, Elmora Pantophlet-Aventurin, and possible collaborations between both councils and youth departments were explored. A case study of the St. Maarten National Youth Council was also shared by the Director, Connie Francis.

The newly elected Executive Board comprises members of existing youth organisations on Anguilla. They will manage the affairs of the Council for the period September 2018- September 2020. The members of the Board are President Neil Gumbs, Vice President Damanie Campbell, Secretary Carina Richardson, Treasurer Soya Williams and other members Alvanique Frank, Devon Carter, Tajique Connor, Joardie Richardson, Savannah Croft and Abigail Proctor. The ANYC is the umbrella organisation serving all youth organisations in Anguilla.

Source: The Daily Herald