Official Nominations for the 2019 CGF Executive Board and Sports Committee Elections

The Elections Panel of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is pleased to announce the nominations for the elections which will take place on 5 September 2019 in Kigali, Rwanda at the CGF’s General Assembly and Regional Meetings.

The President and three Vice Presidents are to be elected at the General Assembly. The following nominations have been received:

President:

  • Dame Louise Martin (Scotland)

Vice President:

  • William Blick (Uganda)
  • Maxwell de Silva (Sri Lanka)
  • Chris Jenkins (Wales)
  • Bruce Robertson (Canada)
  • Kereyn Smith (New Zealand)

Six Regional Vice Presidents and six Sports Committee Members, one from each region, are to be elected at the Regional Meetings preceding the General Assembly. The following nominations have been received:

Regional Vice President:

Africa Region:

  • Miriam Moyo (Zambia)

Americas Region:

  • Richard Powers (Canada)
  • Judith Simons (Bermuda)

Asia Region:

  • Seng Heng Christopher Chan (Singapore)
  • Rajeev Mehta (India)

Caribbean Region:

  • Fortuna Belrose (St Lucia)

Europe Region:

  • Harry Murphy (Gibraltar)

Oceania Region:

  • Hugh Graham (Cook Islands)

Sports Committee:

Africa Region:

  • Sani Ndanusa (Nigeria)

Americas Region:

  • Andrew Bownlee (Falklands Islands)
  • Linda Cuthbert (Canada)
  • Kalam Juman-Yassin (Guyana)

Asia Region:

  • Lt. Gen. Syed Arif Hasan (Ret.) (Pakistan)
  • Namdev Shirgaonkar (India)

Caribbean Region:

  • C. Cameron Burke (Barbados)
  • Garth Gayle (Jamaica)
  • Ephraim Penn (British Virgin Islands)

Europe Region:

  • Helen Phillips (Wales)

Oceania Region:

Craig Phillips (Australia)

  • Marcus Stephen (Nauru)

Persons elected will hold office from the date of their election until the conclusion of the General Assembly held in the year following the next Commonwealth Games. All candidates are required to comply with the CGF Elections Policy.

The CGF Elections Panel comprises the Chair and one Member of the Governance and Integrity Committee and a CGA President. None of the members of the Panel is contesting the elections.

15 June 2019