Stephen Lewis, President of the Everest Cricket Club was recently returned unopposed at his club’s AGM held at its pavilion.
In his acceptance speech, Lewis, an attorney-at-law urged the executives to uphold the club’s constitution and rules for its advancement. “Going forward, we will continue to develop the club by undertaking more works and projects in the area of ground and building, the completion of the outdoor kitchen and bar. A comprehensive upgrade of our computer and accounting system,” he said.
“My committee and I shall endeavour to look closely at the debt collection and put in place more stringent measure to realize our receivables. We shall set up a committee to reach out as far as possible, to the more than 70 per cent of members, who have not been paying dues,” he said, regarding other possible avenues which can help the club generate funds.
Lewis also spoke of the need to increase membership at the club. “We shall continue to endeavour to increase our membership, and to this end, I urge you the members to bring the purposes of enrolling as members at least two persons for the year 2015.”
In addition to Lewis, the executive committee comprises Rajesh Singh (1st Vice-President), Mark Singh (2nd Vice-President), Charamchan Rambarran (Secretary), Royston Rachpaul (Treasurer), Daniel Singh (Assistant Secretary), Anthony Rampersaud (Assistant Treasurer) and Shaheed Mohamed (Club Captain). The committee members are Looknauth Persaud, Harry Yankana, Manichan Rai and Johnny Azeez.