Firefighters island wide will elect a new executive for the St. Lucia Fire Service Association on November 26, the date set for the association’s next election. This is according to Former Chairman of the SLFSA Shane Felix.
Felix told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) today that the date was decided between the SLFSA, the St. Lucia Fire Service and the National Security Ministry.
The nominations have been sent in, but the names of these nominees are not disclosed until the date of the elections. The nominations are sent to the top fire official, in this case, Deputy Fire Chief Lambert Charles.
Felix said the election will see 14 persons being elected to sit on the SLFSA committee. Members will then decide who from the group of 14 executives they want to sit on the management committee.
These positions are: chairman, secretary, assistant secretary, treasurer and assistant, along with two trustees. Felix said the SLFSA plans to look at creating a position for vice chairman in the future.
Felix himself was nominated and could be re-elected chairman or some other post within the SLFSA.
The election will take place at the Vieux Fort Fire Station.