Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020. 4:16 pm CST.
By BBN Staff:The National Association of Village Councils (NAVCO) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, January 18, at the George Price Center in Belmopan.
The purpose of the meeting was to elect a new President and National Executive to conduct its affairs for the next three years.
After elections by way of secret ballots, Javier Sabido defeated Francis Arzu by a margin of 37 votes to 30. There were 2 spoilt ballots.
The members of the newly elected NAVCO Executive are as follows:
President, Javier Sabido
Vice President, Orlando Augustine
Secretary, Esperanza Arriaza
Assistant, Secretary Luis Tun
Treasurer, Jervis Banner
Vice Treasurer, Victor Juarez
The People’s United Party (PUP) issued a statement congratulating the new President and executive of NAVCO on behalf of PUP Party Leader John Briceño, Party Chairman Henry Usher and the party’s National Executive.
“The Party is confident that with the election of this new Executive, the work of restoring respect and greater autonomy to our rural communities will commence,” the statement expressed.
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