New board for Chronicle

A new Board of Directors has been appointed for the state-owned Guyana National Newspapers Limited (GNNL), publishers of the Guyana Chronicle, with Geeta Chandan-Edmond being elected to serve as chairperson.

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon made this announcement at the post-cabinet press briefing yesterday.

Other directors appointed to serve on the board are: Bert Wilkinson, Aaron Fraser, Karen Davis, Hakeem Khan, Ruel Johnson, Sherod Duncan, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley and Hilbert Foster.

Chandan, an attorney-at-law and former Magistrate is currently serving as a Legal Adviser to the Ministry of the Presidency.

Johnson, Wilkinson, Davis and Sarabo-Halley were among others who served on the GNNL board that Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, who also has the responsibility for public information, appointed in September 2015.

Jean La Rose had served on the previous board along with other directors; Scherazade Ishoof –Khan, ​Patricia Woloford, Imran Khan and Sohan Poonai.

La Rose quit after one year and on October 2016, Nagamootoo appointed Imran Khan to serve as interim chairman of the GNNL.

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