Grenada Olympic Committee Inc.
|Board of Directors|
|President||Mr. Royston La Hee|
|1st Vice President||Mr. Charles A. R. George|
|2nd Vice President||Mr. Ralph A. James|
|General Secretary||Mrs. Veda Bruno-Victor|
|Assistant General Secretary||Mrs. Lucy Steele|
|Treasurer||Mr. Kingsley Ashby|
President – Mr. Royston La Hee
Mr. La Hee has held the position of President of the Grenada Olympic Committee (GOC) since 1984. With over 30 years experience as President, he has seen both the GOC and sports develop greatly in the country. He has been involved in a variety of sports including Football and Basketball. While a member of the Grenada Football Association, he served as Treasurer, General Secretary and President. He also served as President of the Grenada Basketball Association.
In recognition of his services to sports, he was honoured by Queen Elizabeth II with the award of Member of the British Expire (MBE).
Mr. La Hee is a Director of Geo. F. Huggins & Co. (G’da) Ltd. with primary responsibility for its Automotive Division.
1st Vice President – Mr. Charles George
Mr. George is the current President of the Grenada Athletic Association (2000 - ) and served the then Grenada Athletic & Cycling Athletic Association as Assistant Secretary and Secretary. Among his several sporting accomplishments were Chairman, Local Organising Committee for the 2000 Carifta Games and 2003 Central American and Caribbean Senior Track & Field Championships – both held in Grenada.
Mr. George is a Director of Geo. F. Huggins & Co. (G’da) Ltd. with primary responsibility for its Petroleum Division.
2nd Vice President – Mr. Ralph A. James
Mr. James held the presidency of the Boxing Association of Grenada, (2008 - 2015) and the Caribbean Amateur Boxing Association (2007 -2010). He served as an International Referee Judge (AIBA) 2009 - 2013. Mr. James was a Member of Interim Committee responsible for the implementation for Grenada’s Sports Policy and establishment of Parish Councils. He has served in different positions on the Executive Committee of the Grenada NationalBasketball Association.
Among his several sporting functions were, Chef de Mission for Central America and Caribbean (CAC) Games 2010 and Chef de Mission Commonwealth Games 2014. He was member of the Local Organising Committee Carifta Games in 2000 and 2016, both held in Grenada.
Mr. James is employed with Sissons Paint (Grenada) Limited with primary responsibility for Sales & Marketing.
General Secretary- Mrs. Veda Bruno-Victor
Mrs. Bruno–Victor has been involved with the GOC since 1984. A former national netball athlete, she coached the West Indies Netball Team and travelled to Australia, England and throughout the Caribbean. She also served in executive positions in both the Grenada Netball and Grenada Amateur Athletic Associations for many years. Mrs. Bruno-Victor is an Executive Member of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO).
For her services to sports in Grenada and the Caribbean, Mrs. Veda Bruno-Victor was awarded the Officer of the British Empire (OBE) Medal by Queen Elizabeth II.
She has worked as Permanent Secretary Ministry of Sports and other permanent secretary positions in government.
Assistant General Secretary – Mrs. Lucy Steele
Mrs. Steele has been the Asst. General Secretary of the Grenada Olympic Committee since 2000. She was both a former Secretary and President of Grenada Amateur Swimming Association before joining the Executive of the G.O.C. She has served as the Chef de Mission for five (5) international games: XIX CAC Games in El Salvador in 2002, XVII Commonwealth Games in Melbourne 2006, XV Pan Am Games in Rio 2007, and III Commonwealth Youth Games in 2008 in Pune, India, and the first Olympic Youth Games in Singapore in 2010. She has been active with the Olympic Academy through which she shares the rich values of the culture of life with our young athletes.
Mrs. Steele worked in Trinidad and was transferred in 1968 by the accounting firm of Pannell Fitzpatrick to the Isle of Spice. She has been a committed family woman who now enjoys her retirement as she assists the G.O.C and sports in general.
Treasurer - Mr. Kingsley Ashby
Mr. Ashby joined the Grenada Olympic Committee in 2000 as the 2ndVice President after being an active member of the Grenada Amateur Swimming Association - GASA for more than ten (10) years.
Mr. Ashby was a Commercial Banker by profession, employed with the Bank of Nova Scotia for over thirty (30) Years. He brings to the Grenada Olympic Committee a wealth of financial knowledge and experience. He now enjoys retirement and assists GASA with its development.
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