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Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society holds AGM; elects new Council of Management


PRESS RELEASE – On Thursday, June 1st, 2023, the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society (BHFNPS) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM). During the elections for a new Council of Management, the President and the then existing Council was largely returned unopposed, that is, except that a new Governor Representative was elected; Ms. Leah Chaderton, and the new Government Representatives will be appointed by the Government shortly.

The new Council of Management is therefore:

Mr. D. Michael Morton, CBE, JPPresident

Mr. David LakeVice President

Mr. Schneidman WarnerHonorary Treasurer

Mrs. Antionette Frederick-ArmstrongGovernor Representative

Mr. Leah ChadertonGovernor Representative

St. Kitts Marine Works  – Corporate Member Representative

Greg’s SafarisCorporate Member Representative

Mr. Basil WoodsOrdinary Member Representative

Mr. Walford GumbsOrdinary Member Representative

Ms. Tassaney SteinbergenStudent Member Representative

Mr. Michael MartinHonorary Secretary (Ex Officio)

Mr. Percival HanleyGeneral Manager (Ex Officio)

The Accounting firm of Clifton Parry was re-appointed as auditors.

The Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society is a membership organization incorporated under the Companies Act and was founded in 1965 for the main purpose of restoring, preserving and managing the historic Brimstone Hill Fortress.

The Fortress, a UNESCO World heritage Site, is a 17th and 18th-century military complex designed by the British and built by enslaved Africans. The centuries-old fortress is a testimony to European colonial expansion, the African slave trade and the emergence of new societies in the Caribbean.


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