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Thursday, 17 October 2013 00:00

Board of TrusteesThe inaugural meeting for new members of the Board of Trustees of the University of Belize in accordance of the University of Belize Act Chapter 37, Revised Edition 2000 was held October 11, 2013 at the Conference Room, UB’s Administration Building, Central Campus, Belmopan.


Mr. Harrison Pilgrim, Appointee of the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports was elected the Chairman of the Board with Mr. Steve Spiro, Private Sector representative for Tourism nominated by the Minister, elected as the Vice-Chairman.
The new Board consists of the following members:

1. Ms. Anita Ack, representative, UB’s Association of Student Governments
2. Dr. Peter Allen, Chief Executive Officer, Official of the Ministry of Health
3. Mr. Jose Alpuche, Chief Executive Officer, Official of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Agriculture
4. Ms. Brenda Armstrong, representative, Council of Churches
5. Mr. Kerry Belisle, representative, UB’s Alumni Association
6. Ms. Joan Burke, representative, Non-governmental and Civil Society Organization
7. Mr. Gaspar Martinez, representative, Private Sector for Agriculture
8. Mr. Luke Palacio, representative, National Trade Union Congress of Belize
9. Rev. Roosvelt Papouloute, representative, National Council for Education (returning Board Member)
10. Mr. Harrison Pilgrim, Appointee of the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports (returning Board Member)
11. Mr. Deryck Satchwell, Official of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (returning Board Member)
12. Dr. Sharmayne Saunders, representative, Association of Tertiary Level Institutions of Belize (ATLIB) (returning Board member)
13. Mr. Steve Spiro, representative, Private Sector for Tourism, (returning Board Member)
14. Mr. Lynn Young, representative, Private Sector for Industry

There is a seat on the Board for a Faculty Representative from within the University and after an election is conducted, this person will be appointed. The President of the University, Dr. Cary Fraser, is the Secretary to the Board.
Present at the meeting was the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, Hon. Patrick Faber and his Chief Executive Officer, Mr. David Leacock.