The Nature Island Riders Motorcycle Club (NIR MC) held its annual election on Saturday 5th June 2021 at Tortis Bar located on Donkey Beach in Canefield. The club members elected their first female president Ms. Kaya Cuffy. Prior to that, she served as secretary to the club for two (2) years. Ms. Cuffy, who has been a bike rider for over 10 years, is one of the few female motorcycle riders in Dominica.
The fifteen (15) committee members for June 2021-2022 are:
President – Ms. Kaya Cuffy
Vice President – Mr. Timaeus Garraway
Treasurer – Mr. Stefan “Stefcury” Royer
Assistant Treasurer – Mr. Heskeith “Keith”Bellot
Secretary – Ms. Shanon “Shanz” Joseph
Assistant Secretary – Ms. Andria “Drea” Esprit
PRO – Kenton “Kenty” St. Jean
Sergeant of Arms – Nial “Pow” Powel
Chavel “Pisse” Laurent
Glenroy “Kalash” Harry
Anthony “Punch” Ricketts
Dwight “Phat-i” Trottman
Immediate past President Mr. Carlos Charles wished Ms. Cuffy and her committee all the best for the new year and pledged his support to assist wherever the need arises.
Past Vice President Glendon “Muscover” Samuel said, “Congratulations to the new committee. The road ahead will be easy with the support of all the members. I will be available to share or discuss any ideas if needed.”
The newly-elected president said she looks forward to serving as the president of the club for the next year along with the rest of the committee.
“We hope to have more visibility in Dominica by hosting more activities etc. and engaging in positive works. However, safety is always first. Therefore, whatever activities we plan, we will abide by the established COVID protocols,” Cuffy stated.
She also encourages all bike riders and their pillion riders to always wear safety gears and advised other road users to be on the lookout for bikers.
The NIR committee will serve for one year.
Any persons interested in joining the club can contact the club directly via Email firstname.lastname@example.org or any of its members.