PRESS RELEASE – THE St. Lucia Information and Communication Technology Association (SLICTA), the association that represents the interests of the ICT sector, held its 4th Annual General Meeting on Saturday, January 13 at the Finance Administrative Centre, Point Seraphine.
The main aim of the association is to advocate for regulations and legislations that will support further growth, development and expansion to enable the sector to realize its full potential as a key driver of economic growth.
Dr. Lyndell St. Ville, who previously served as President of SLICTA during the 2015-2017 period, was re-elected to serve for another 2-year term, and expressed that: “The local ICT sector, despite its economic importance, is not sufficiently represented to unlock its development potential and to benefit sector professionals and practitioners, and the wider economy.
“Because ICT is such a valuable and export-friendly source of employment opportunities, workers deserve to have a proactive and powerful voice advocating on their behalf. Working in partnership, the new SLICTA executive is determined to grow the association and advance the quality of our interaction with other agencies to benefit our country. “
The new executive, elected to oversee the mission of the association and to ensure its prosperity by collectively directing the association’s affairs, while meeting the appropriate interests of its stakeholders, consists of:
President – Dr. Lyndell St. Ville
1st Vice President (Projects) – Mr. Gerry George
2nd Vice President (Training) – Mr. Anderson Henry
Treasurer – Ms. NakitaDusauzay
Secretary – Mr. Robin Schouten
Communications Officer – Ms. Hannah Forde
Membership Services Officer – Mr. Jason Cassius
Programme& Events Officer – Mr. Anselm Mathurin
Compliance Officer – Mr. Desmond Regis
SLICTA strives to be recognized as the premier professional organization leveraging information technology to stimulate the exchange and creation of knowledge management through technology within the public and private sectors in Saint Lucia. With the development of the ICT sector a foremost objective, SLICTA seeks to promote a high level of professionalism and work ethics among its members and business community and focusses on strengthening public/private sector partnership.
SLICTA is a membership organization with:
Opportunities to network with peers in private industry, government and regional bodies;
Opportunities to gain insight into regulatory activities applicable to the industry through direct updates from governmental and non-governmental bodies;
Access to career and export development opportunities through SLICTA partner’s and associates;
Mentorship and apprenticeship opportunities for students and more.
•Would you like to know how a SLICTA membership can benefit you? Be part of the voice of ICT in St. Lucia. We would love to hear from you. For more information, contact Dr. Lyndell St. Ville at (758) 285-6621 or Mr. Jason Cassius (758) 489-3333. Visit our website at: http://www.ictassociation.lc/