Decisions of Board of Directors Meeting
 

Port of Spain, Trinidad – The Board of Directors of the West Indies Cricket Board met at the Hyatt Regency in Port of Spain, Trinidad today and following is a summary of the major decisions taken:

1. The Board re-elected Mr. Clifford Reis and Mrs Jennifer Nero as directors of the WICB. Mrs Nero was the first female director of the West Indies Cricket Board, having first been appointed in 2011.

2. The Board elected the following non-member directors:

(i) Minister of Tourism, International Transport and Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumers Affairs of St Kitts, The Honourable Richard ‘Ricky’ Skerritt – who was nominated by CARICOM (Government of St Kitts profile of Minister Skerritt available here http://www.cuopm.com/ourgovernment.asp?OG_ID=10)

(ii) Chief Executive Officer of GraceKennedy Ltd, Mr. Don Wehby (GraceKennedy profile of Mr. Wehby available here http://www.gracekennedy.com/about-us/directors/don-wehby)

The full Board of Directors now reads:

Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron – President

Emmanuel Nanthan – Vice President

Joel Garner

Conde Riley

Anand Sanasie

Anand Kalladeen

Lyndel Wright

Milton Henry

Gregory Shillingford

Enoch Lewis

Elson Crick

Julian Charles

Dr. Allen Sammy

Baldath Mahabir

Jennifer Nero

Clifford Reis

Richard ‘Ricky’ Skerritt

Don Wehby

Former non-member director Professor Sir Hilary Beckles who was nominated for re-election had earlier declined the nomination.

The Board takes the opportunity to thank Sir Hilary for his invaluable service to West Indies Cricket as a director from 2007 to 2013 and looks forward to his continued support and contribution in other capacities including as member of the HPC Committee to which he has been re-appointed.

3. The Board approved a revised WICB Code of Ethics for Directors.

4. The Board approved reconstituted and new Committees as follows:

Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee (newly constituted)

(Members TBA)

Chief Executives/Secretaries Committee (newly constituted)

Chief Executive Officer, Michael Muirhead – Chairman

CEO/Secretaries of each Territorial Board

Cricket Committee

Julian Charles – Chairman

Joel Garner

Nehemiah Perry

Courtney Walsh

Lyndel Wright

West Indies Players Association representative

West Indies Cricket Umpires Association representative

Director of Cricket (Manager, Cricket Operations until DoC is appointed)

West Indies Senior Men’s Team Head Coach – Ottis Gibson

Chairman of Selectors – Clyde Butts

WICB Vice President Emmanuel Nanthan – ex-officio

Cricket Development Committee (re-instated)

Vice President Emmanuel Nanthan – Chairman

Dr. Allen Sammy

Anand Sanasie

Fritz Harris

Gregory Willock

Disciplinary Tribunal

(Members TBA)

Facilities Committee (formerly Pitch and Grounds Committee)

Gregory Shillingford – Chairman

Joel Garner

(NB: Chairman to co-opt personnel/expertise as needed)

Finance Committee

Enoch Lewis – Chairman

Patricia Greenidge

Anand Kalladeen

Jennifer Nero

Chief Executive Officer, Michael Muirhead

WICB Chief Financial Officer, Barry Thomas

Governance and Nominations Committee (expanded to include ‘nominations’)

(Members TBA)

High Performance Centre Committee

Dr. Allen Sammy – Chairman

Professor, Sir Hilary Beckles

Fritz Harris

Gregory Shillingford

Lyndel Wright

Director of Cricket (Manager, Cricket Operations until DoC is appointed)

SAGICOR HPC Head Coach

SAGICOR HPC Manager, Development Programmes

Chairman, Medical Panel

Human Resources Development Committee

Elson Crick – Chairman

Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon

Colin Barnett

Milton Henry

Chief Executive Officer – Michael Muirhead

WICB Manager, Corporate Services – Simone Davis

International Fixtures Committee

Chairman of Finance Committee, Enoch Lewis – Chairman

Chairman of Cricket Committee, Julian Charles

Chairman of Marketing and Business Development Committee (TBA)

Chief Executive Officer, Michael Muirhead

Director of Cricket (Manager, Cricket Operations until DoC is appointed)

Marketing and Business Development Committee

(Members TBA)

Medical Panel

Dr. Akshai Mansingh (Chief Medical Officer)

Dr. Renee Best (Rehabilitation Coordinator)

Dr. Anyl Goopeesingh (Sports Medicine Specialist/Performance Enhancement Manager)

Chief Executive Officer, Michael Muirhead

Director of Cricket (Manager, Cricket Operations until DoC is appointed)

West Indies Team Phsyiotherapist, CJ Clarke

West Indies Team Strength and Conditioning Trainer, Hector Martinez-Charles

Provident Fund Committee

(Members TBA)

Umpires and Match Referees Sub-Committee

Dr. Allen Sammy – Chairman

Lennox John

Two representatives of West Indies Cricket Umpires Association

Anand Sanasie

Director of Cricket (Manager, Cricket Operations until DoC is appointed)

The committees have been appointed for a period of two years as per the WICB Articles of Association.

The Board of Directors also approved a decision to appoint the following members to the Caribbean Premier League Tournament Committee (as is required by the WICB Licensing Agreement with Verus International):

The Right Honourable PJ Patterson – Chairman

Zorol Barthley

Conde Riley

Walter Scott, QC

The CPL appointees to the CPL Tournament Committee are:

Ian Bishop

Lance Gibbs

Charles Wilkin, QC

5. The Board agreed to explore mechanisms by which:

(i) the Head Coaches of each senior men’s territorial team along with the West Indies Men’s Team Head Coach, West Indies Women’s Team Head Coach, SAGICOR HPC Head Coach and Head Coach of the Combined Campuses and Colleges meet in a structured manner to discuss matters of importance to West Indies cricket.

(ii) the West Indies Chairman of Selectors, West Indies Senior Men’s Team Head Coach, Chairmen of Selectors for each Territorial Senior Men’s Team meet in a structure manner to discuss matters of importance to West Indies cricket.

(iii) the services of former players are utilized in the development of West Indies cricket.

6. The Board approved the following schedules for regional junior cricket tournaments:

Under 17 Tournament – June 29 – July 8 – Tobago

Under 15 Tournament – July 10 – 26 – Jamaica

Under 19 Tournament – July 10 – August 10 – Leeward Islands (country TBC)

7. The Board approved the following commercial contracts:

(i) Scotiabank – official bank of West Indies Cricket and sponsor of Kiddy Cricket (this represents a renewal of the longstanding sponsorship)

(ii) Official West Indies Team Sponsor for ICC Champions Trophy 2013 and ICC World Twenty20 Tournament 2014

(iii) Title sponsor for the Tri Nations Series – West Indies/India/Sri Lanka, June – July 2013 in the Caribbean

Specific details regarding the West Indies Team Sponsorship for the named ICC events and title sponsorship for the Tri Nations Series will be announced at a later date.

A further announcement will also be made relating to other decisions taken at the Board Meeting after all the relevant parties have been informed.

Date: 
Sat, 04/27/2013 - 17:51