Dominican police officer, constable Jefferson Drigo, has been named to the executive of the Caribbean Federation of Police Welfare Association (CFPWA).
The CFPWA held its Third Annual General Meeting in St. Vincent and the Grenadines at the Murray Heights Hotel from 15th to 17th May 2014 under the theme “United We Stand Together We Achieve,” during which the executive was named.
The full executive comprises the following:
-President – Sergeant Brenton Smith – St. Vincent and the Grenadines
-Vice President – Acting Inspector Anand Ramasar – Trinidad and Tobago
-First Vice President – Acting Corporal Camron Laure – St. Lucia
-General Secretary – Inspector Sheryl Hermonstine – Guyana
-Assistant Secretary – Constable Jefferson Drigo – Dominica
-Treasurer – Sergeant Lendon Isaacs from Antigua
-Public Relations Officer – Inspector Raymond Thom – Trinidad and Tobago
-Trustees – Corporal Martin James of St. Lucia and Station Sergeant Michael Sobers of Barbados
-Protocol Officer – Sergeant Dionne Pollard -Guyana
Among the matters discussed at the meeting were the registration of the federation which is still to be completed, the relocation of the Secretariat, which will now be housed in Guyana and Funding for the federation.
The federation intends to be fully functional within the next two years.
The CFPWA is a combination of Police Welfare Officers in the region with the common goal of collaboration and co-operation in the development of representation on behalf of its members.
It was established in May 2007 and the new executive has pledged its commitment to move the organization forward.