TUCO Elections set for July 26th

TUCO Elections set for July 26th

Brother Resistance is hoping to retain his position as president of the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians’ Organization (TUCO).

This as TUCO has advised that its National Elections Conference will now take place on Sunday 26th July, 2020.

The elections were originally carded for March 28th but had to be postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic restrictions.

In an official statement, TUCO advises that the NCC VIP Lounge is the election venue for members who reside in Trinidad, while the Mt. Pleasant / Carnbee Community Centre is the election venue for TUCO’s Tobago members.

The registration process begins at 8 am and the actual voting taking place between 10 am and 4 pm.

Members are advised to contact their Zonal Offices for information on their eligibility to vote.

In addition, TUCO is reminding its members that:
• Some form of identification must be presented in order to vote (National ID, Drivers Permit or Passport)
• Covid-19 protocols are observed whereby the use of a mask is required

List of Candidates and Positions
Lutalo Masimba (Brother Resistance), Michael Leggerton (Protector), Morel Peters (King Luta), Rannie Peters (King Soul)

Vice President:
Ainsley King, Choc’late Allen, Eric Taylor (Pink Panther), Ingrid Brathwaite-Matthew (Lady IB)

General Secretary (Unopposed) – Shirlane Hendrickson

Assistant General Secretary:
Brian London, Meguella Simon

Public Relations Officer:
Errol Ballantyne (Bally), Jumane Cox (Juby), Sherma Orr-Watkins, Wendy Lewis (Wen’D)

Assistant Public Relations Officer:
Ato Osei (Nerukhi), Rondell Donawa

Treasurer (Unopposed) – Anthony Johnson

Assistant Treasurer:
Denis Cox (Lasana), Donald Duane O’Connor, Judy Benicourt, Marsha Clifton (Lady Adanna)

Marketing Manager:
Devon Seale, Lennox London

Educational & Research Officer:
Alicia Richards, Eunice Peters, Meagan Sylvester

Welfare Officer:
Carlston Kerr (Calypso Kerr), Joseph Thompson (Carver), Maria Bhola-Paul

Trustees :
Ann Marie Parks-Kojo (Twiggy), Arleen Bessor, Bernice Carr, Selwyn James (Bro. J), Susan Maynard