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The Alliance For Change said that systems are in place for its anticipated, National Conference.
Below is a statement by the party
We are ready to go! The enthusiasm and excitement are at fever pitch in the Alliance For Change as we approach what may arguably be our great Party’s most consequential National Conference which will be held tomorrow Saturday June 11, 2022 from 10 am. The process and agenda are in place and fully endorsed by all of the 285 Delegates and 50 observers slated to be in attendance in six locations in Guyana and two overseas.,
These delegates represent groups across the ten regions of Guyana, the Youth For Change (YFC), the Women For Change (WFC) and AFC groups in the Diaspora including the USA, Canada, UK and the Caribbean.
We once again take great pride in our Party’s commitment to a transparent, free and fair election process. The fact that a long and strong list of candidates has been nominated and are vying for leadership positions in the party is a very positive sign.
Leader – Khemraj Ramjattan & David Patterson (nominated by 8 groups each)
Chairman – Catherine Hughes, Khemraj Ramjattan, Sherod Duncan, Juretha Fernandes
Vice Chair – Valerie Garrido-Lowe, Ricky Ramsaroop, Devin Sears, Catherine Hughes, Juretha Fernandes, Sherod Duncan,
General Secretary – Sherod Duncan, Neilson McKenzie, Juretha Fernandes, Michael Carrington, Ricky Ramsaroop, Catherine Hughes, Khemraj Ramjattan.
More than fifty members have been nominated and are vying to sit on the twelve person AFC governing council – the National Executive Committee. The Conference agenda includes: The Leader’s report, the General Secretary’s report, discussion on the Way Forward document, motions and election of office bearers 2022 – 2024.
As we are all aware, it is not uncommon that political elections of this nature may sometimes engender bitter divisiveness and rancour. The AFC is most fortunate and proud to boast that even though our campaigns are being waged with fierce competitiveness, these have been conducted in a dignified, respectful and professional manner consistent with the party’s grounding principles and standards as a liberal democracy. To this end, each of the competitors for the leadership positions has pledged their unequivocal commitment to support the eventual winners and the Party.