AMCS Elects New Board
The Association of Management Consultants Saint Lucia (AMCS) has elected a new Board of Directors to guide the agenda and work programme of the association for the coming two years.
The association is led by an executive comprised of • President – Dr. Claudius Preville • Vice- President – Mrs. Luvette Louisy • Immediate Past President – Mrs. Geraldine Lendor-Gabriel • Treasurer – Mr. Wilton Bleasdille • Secretary – Mrs. Betty Combie • Public Relations – Mrs. Agnes Francis
According to the President, the executive will drive the work of the association and in the short term will have the following priorities:
The city of Castries and its environs experienced major traffic delays on Friday due to ongoing police operations at Wilton’s Yard, more commonly known as the Graveyard. This comes one week after the homicide of Victor Chard Wilson who was shot in Wilton’s Yard. Two weeks prior, Cheryl Clarke, a community activist and president of the Wilton’s Yard association was also shot and killed. The incident occurred on Brazil Street.
On Thursday the Assistant Commissioner of Police for Crime and Intelligence, Milton Desir, announced that the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) would use its intelligence-gathering mechanism to be proactive in curtailing gun violence. That same day a sixteen-year-old was arrested by the Police in Wilton’s Yard for the possession of an illegal firearm.
1. We aim to have many of our members internationally certified through the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation process within this fiscal year;
2. We wish to promote management consultancy as a major industry to be considered for employment by young professionals leaving university and other schools of higher learning;
3. We will seek to build relationships and alliances with similar associations overseas through which we will jointly explore marketing of our management consultancy services abroad including through consortium planning.
The AMCS, established as a non-profit organisation, is founded as an association of professional individuals dedicated to the advancement
In recent months members of the community and the public in general have been crying out to police to contain what they say is a growing trend of teenage gang violence.
The Police have admitted that there seems to be a trend towards an upsurge in gun violence and revenge incidents involving teenagers. Some of this, they say, has escalated following the shooting death of certain individuals.
Since the shooting death of Clarke, many residents of neighbouring communities have feared reprisals. There have been eleven homicides so far for 2015. of the consulting industry. Its mission is to advance the profession of Management Consulting by enhancing the quality of services provided to the public and private sector. To this end, the Association promotes high standards in the conduct of management consulting and serves as a resource of special skills and expertise.
Each member has to affirm to a code of professional ethics that they must adhere to which speaks to professional attitude and behaviour such as independence, objectivity and integrity.
The new executive will build on the work done in prior years and has identified the updating of the existing Corporate Plan to take into account the current realities, as the first item on its agenda.
Wilton’s Yard was cordoned off by Police