Diane Henderson becomes first female President of TTOC

Diane Henderson became the first female and, the eleventh President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) at the historic first virtual election held on 30 April 2022.

Ms. Henderson won by a margin of 24 votes to 10 over the other Rowena Williams, with 70 percent of the vote.

President Henderson has contributed significantly to sports governance, athlete welfare, strategic planning and sports mediation. As Chair of Women In Sport Commission, she has been a key proponent for the continued push for Education in Sport in Trinidad and Tobago.

President Henderson – who will also serve as President of the Trinidad and Tobago Commonwealth Games Association (TTCGA) and the Trinidad and Tobago Sand and Beach
Games Association (TTSBGA) – said, “Thank you to the general council for entrusting me in leading the TTOC and taking on this new mantle. I am stoked and thrilled in demonstrating my leadership abilities to carry the organization into the new world of sport, innovation and commercialism.”

“It would be remiss of me not to mention my predecessor, Mr. Brian Lewis, for his unstinting dedication and commitment to the TTOC/TTCGA/TTSBGA. Nothing has gone unnoticed. Thanks also to everyone who supported me throughout my sporting and other careers leading to this occasion.” “I look forward to working with each and every one of you, especially the new Executive Board.” she continued.

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