Maria Rinna Silvia D’Souza Elected First Lady President of KCWA
Kuwait: Kuwait Canara Welfare Association held it’s Annual General Meeting on Friday, 22 March 2019 at the Harmony Hall, Salmiya. The main agenda of the meeting was the election of the new Executive Committee for the period 2019 – 2021.
The meeting commenced with the moderator Deepak Andrade welcoming KCWA’s spiritual director Fr Noel D Almeida to the gathering followed by the opening prayer by Anil Fernandes. KCWA’s president Hilary Stevan Rego then welcomed all the members who had gathered for the meeting and thanked everyone for their wonderful support during his tenure.
The minutes of KCWA’s last general body meeting which was held on 22 February 2019 was then presented by the General Secretary Rajesh Aranha. Activity report was presented by joint Secretary Harry Fernandes. Stevan Rego highlighted the activities done during his term and thanked the members, committee members and their family for extending support. Spiritual Director Fr Noel in his address lauded the works done by KCWA and wished good luck to the new committee in advance.
The Election Commission members Vijay Alfred D’Souza, Anil Vincent Menezes and Orson Albert D’Souza then began with the proceedings of electing the new committee, which is as below:
President: Maria Rinna Silvia D’Souza, Omzoor
Vice President: Michael Pinto, Belthangady
General Secretary: Deepak Andrade, Gurupura
Asst. General Secretary: Sunitha D Silva, Paladka
Treasurer General: Arun Jossy D Souza, Perampally
Treasurer – Cultural Affairs: Flavia D Mello, Suratkal
Auditor: Ruth Clara Veigas, Pune
Cultural Secretary: Harrison Joshua Monteiro, Gurupur
Education Fund Coordinator: Alwyn Noronha, Derebail
Members Affairs Coordinator: Jinella Rodrigues, Neerude
Sports Secretary: Royce Jaison Fernandes, Ferar
Website Administrator: Allan Jose D Souza, Paladka
Public Relations Officer: Anil Francis Fernandes, Ferar
Immediate Past President: Hilary Stevan Rego, Belvai
The audience applauded the newly elected committee and Maria Rinna Silvia D Souza KCWA’s president for the upcoming term thanked and sought everyone’s support and co-operation for a successful tenure.
Anil Menezes delivered the vote of thanks. Mabel Andrade concluded the meeting with prayer and hymn.
Pics by: Alban D’Souza