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CGF Executive Board meeting unfolds in Sri Lanka

by Hishan Welmilla, Secretary General Sri Lanka Sports Writers’ Ass
COLOMBO, October 5, 2017 - The Executive Board Meeting of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) will unfold in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Thursday. The Commonwealth Games Association (CGA) of Sri Lanka was fortunate to acquire the privilege of hosting the Executive Board Meeting of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) in Colombo.

The meetings are scheduled to be held for two days ( 05th & 06th October 2017) at the Hilton Hotel, Colombo with the participation of 18 numbers of Executive Board members representing CGF regions of Africa, America, Europe, Caribbean and Canada & Gold Coast Commonwealth Games organizing Committee members.

Meetings will be headed by Louise Martin, the President of CGF and Hemasiri Fernando, President of the CGA Sri Lanka and the Asian Regional Vice President of the CGF and Maxwell de Silva, Secretary of CGA Sri Lanka will be representing the Asian region at these meetings.

The matters arising on the development of sports in the Commonwealth countries and the matters related to the forthcoming Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018. The CGA Sri Lanka is looking forward to welcome all the Commonwealth delegates to Colombo.

Executive Board members representing CGF regions: Louise Livingstone MARTIN, President, CGF
Rhona Isabel SIMPSON ( Athletes Representative), Cathelina Fortuna BELROSE, Regional Vice-President, Caribbean, Darren Glenn Edward HALL, Director of Corporate Services,. Salvatore COFFA, President, CGAus, Kereyn Smith, Vice-President (New Zealand), Jegathesan MANIKAVASAGAM, Medical Advisor, Mark Anthony PETERS, CEO, GOLDOC, Peter Douglas BEATTIE, Chairman, GOLDOC
David ZOLKWER, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies Project and Artistic Director,. Christopher John JENKINS, Regional Vice-President, Europe, Sandra Kathleen OSBORNE-BURGESS, Legal Advisor, David Carroll GREVEMBERG, Chief Executive Officer, Kalam Azad JUMAN-YASSIN, Regional Vice-President, Americas, Bruce Richard Robertson, Vice-President (Canada), Miriam Zimba MOYo, Regional Vice-President, Africa,. Hugh Richard GRAHAM, Regional Vice-President, Oceania

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