Friday, February 23, 2018

Imbert running for PNM vice-chairman position

 Diego Martin North East MP Colm Imbert is running for the position of vice-chairman of the People’s National Movement (PNM) on Dr Keith Rowley’s slate of candidates. 

Also on Rowley’s slate is Port of Spain Mayor Raymond Tim Kee who is vying for the position of treasurer.

All those on Rowley’s team participated in the preliminary checking of the nomination papers at Balisier House in Port of Spain yesterday. 

Nomination day is Friday but candidates were yesterday invited to visit the party’s headquarters to make sure their papers are in order and that there are no problems with their nomination.

Candidates must be proposed by five members of the party. Rowley’s team is as follows: Franklin Khan (chairman), Imbert (vice-chairman), Camille Robinson-Regis (lady vice-chairman), Ashton Ford (general secretary), Daniel Dookie (assistant general secretary), Faris Al-Rawi (public relations officer), Raymond Tim Kee (treasurer), Anthony Garcia (education officer), Fitzgerald Hinds (youth officer), Jennifer Baptiste-Primus (labour relations officer), Indar Parasram (field officer), Joslyn Bodden (welfare officer), Foster Cummings (election officer), Irene Hinds (operations officer) and Keith Rowley (political leader). 

Present yesterday at the checking of the documents was chairman of the Elections Committee, Charles Mitchell.

An independent, Nan Ramsingh, had her nomination checked for the position of PRO. 

Pennelope Beckles-Robinson, who is challenging Rowley for the position of political leader, and the persons on her slate did not submit their documents. Beckles had indicated she would present her team on Friday, nomination day.